|Katie Leung Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4½ in|
|Date of Birth||August 8, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Katie Leung is a Scottish actor, voice actor, and theatre artist who is known for playing the role of Cho Chang (the first love interest of the lead character Harry Potter) in the Harry Potter films – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Her other film credits include T2 Trainspotting, The Foreigner, Leading Lady Parts, Locked Down, and The Promise. Additionally, Katie Leung has also been cast in television roles like Ying in Run, Mei Ashley in One Child, Hsui Tai in Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Lau Chen in Strangers, Jia-Li Gerard in Father Brown, Liuli in Chimerica, Too-Ticky (voice) in Moominvalley, Eleanor in The Nest, Margaret Moore in Roadkill, Blair Ferguson in Annika, and Caitlyn Kiramman (voice) in Arcane.
Katie Liu Leung
Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
She completed her secondary education at Hamilton College in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
She also attended the University of the Arts London in London, UK to study arts and design.
Leung did a three-year acting course at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Actor, Voice Actor, Theatre Artist
- Father – Peter (Businessperson)
- Mother – Kar Wai Li Leung (Works in a law firm)
- Siblings – Jonathan Leung (Brother), Darren Leung (Brother), Nichole Leung (Younger Sister)
Her parents are now divorced.
She has been signed to Curtis Brown Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
Her net worth has been $5 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Katie Leung has dated –
- Leo Ku (2008) – On February 4, 2008, Katie started dating Hong Kong based singer Leo Ku. He is nearly 15 years her senior. However, in March 2008, it was reported that the duo had decided to part ways.
Race / Ethnicity
Katie Leung is of Hong Kong Chinese descent.
Pretty dark black hair
34-23-34 in or 87-58.5-87 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Her shoe size is speculated to be 7 (US).
She is speculated to be Protestant.
Best Known For
Playing Cho Chang in the films Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (fourth part) (2005) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (fifth part) (2007).
She debuted her professional acting career with the 2005 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire for her role as Cho Chang.
First TV Show
Her debut television appearance was rather a guest role in ITV’s British TV drama Agatha Christie’s Poirot for her role as Hsui Tai in an episode titled “Cat Amongst the Pigeons” in 2008.
She has a celebrity crush on Ryan Gosling.
Katie Leung Favorite Things
- Chinese Actors – Aaron Kwok, Stephen Chow
- Actor – Joaquin Phoenix
Source – IMDb
Katie Leung Facts
- She has a personal interest in photography. She also posts her self-clicked photographs on her Tumblr blog.
- To play the role of Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film series, she beat over 3000 girls during the audition process.
- Katie considers herself boring, and a girl who does not like to talk much. So, she likes to listen instead.
- In 2007, she received the title of “Scotland’s Most Stylish Female.”
- Katie is fluent in Cantonese and can speak some Mandarin.
- Katie’s dad owns a Chinese food wholesale firm and a profitable restaurant.
- She had an on-screen kiss with Daniel Radcliffe in the 2007 film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
- She relocated to London at the age of 19.
- Her dream role is to play any role that Carey Mulligan has played.
- In March 2021, Katie revealed that she suffered racist bullying after she was cast in Harry Potter.
- She started playing the role of DC Blair Ferguson in the British crime drama television series Annika in 2021. Her co-stars for the project included Nicola Walker, Jamie Sives, Ukweli Roach, Kate Dickie, Silvie Furneaux, and Paul McGann.
- In 2021, she started providing vocals to the character of Caitlyn Kiramman in the animated action-adventure streaming television series Arcane.
- She brought to life the character of Natasha in the 2021 romantic comedy heist film Locked Down, starring Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor.