Hong Chau Bio: Everything On Her From Birthday to Boyfriend - If She Has One!
Good things come to those who wait, especially to them who are on the road with both talent and patience. Running on her early 40s, Hong Chau comes with both beauty and brains: a perfect recipe for greatness.
Success runs in Hong Chau’s blood even if she is just a few films older in Hollywood. Hong Chau’s journey from Thailand to Hollywood is no less than an inspirational movie, giving hope and power to young girls with actress aspirations.
You know about her potentiality, but today, let's explore all the tiny details about the dazzling actress from her birthday to boyfriend!
Journey From Vietnam To Hollywood’s Hills
Hong Chau is undoubtedly from New Orleans, USA but her origins run back to Thailand, her original birthplace to Vietnamese parents. Despite her Asian ethnicity, she was destined to make an impact in Hollywood.
At the age of 40, the actor has starred in two feature-films, few TV series, and made some minor appearances. With these roles, Hong has been successful in stealing the limelight with every character she plays.
For the rooted Asian typecasting in Hollywood, her 2017's movie Downsizing with Matt Damon was a massive breakout. Hong explains her role in Downsizing as,
"She gets to be funny. She gets to be a pain in the a**. She gets to be heroic. You don't get that all in one character often."
Her role as Ngoc Lan Tran, a compassionate activist, offering her first Golden Globe nomination, is a huge jump forward in her career course.
Chau, a film graduate from Boston University, realized her acting ability when she performed for fellow students’ short films and received encouragement to pursue a career in acting. The rest is history!
Love Limited to Roles Only?
The adorable actress is heading straight for significant works in Hollywood creating an incredible career chart. But her dating affairs is still a subject of mystery. She found her man of her dreams, the acting powerhouse, Matt Damon, as her husband in 2017. Sadly, the marriage was limited to the movie, Downsizing.
Hong Chau with co-actor Matt Damon in 2017 movie, Downsizing (Photo: People.com)
Additionally, she seems to reside far away from the media when it comes to revealing her boyfriend and has still to feed any food for thoughts to the waiting fans.
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Take it from her charm to beauty, who would not want to marry such a wonderful actress and create a love story of their own. Indeed, the story would be such a fairytale without any sorts of heartbreaks or even divorce for that matter, don't you think so as well?
But, it seems the fans should gear up their "wait-and-watch" suit for love to penetrate through actress's life. And once everything is perfect; the actress might bring the happy news that everybody is dying to hear!
After her breakout role in the film festival’s favorite Downsizing, Hong went on to add a list of acting projects in her resume. She went on to steal the show with a minor part in HBO’s hit drama series, Big Little Lies.
Well, her brief but memorable role in the star-studded TV series showed her acting caliber. After all, the significant cast of the groundbreaking show included Oscar-winning actors Nicole Kidman and Resse Witherspoon. Add to that; the talented Shailene Woodley was also in the Emmy winning series.
Due to her stellar performance, HBO hired her again for Watchmen series. The TV show will be based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series. In the venture written by Damon Lindelof, Hong will play a Vietnamese named Lady T.
She will join the cast Regina King, Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing and James Wolk. The series will premier in 2019.
Hong Chau's Wiki
Born in 1979, Hong Chau celebrates her birthday every year on 3rd June. She was born in Thailand as one of three children to Vietnamese parents. Her story from Vietnam to New Orleans goes to back the to late 1970s when American military withdrew its forces in Vietnam.
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Her parents ended up in a refugee camp in Thailand but made a fresh start when a family in New Orleans volunteered to sponsor them. Hong spent her childhood days in New Orleans, and she recalled her New Orleans upbringing as,
"That in and of itself is sort of its own movie."
She got her formal education from Eleanor McMain Secondary School, Ben Franklin High School and the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches.
Already in huge limelight and height of success, the actress stands at the natural elevation of 5 feet (1.52m). As for her finances, some sources claim her net worth to be $17 million, but the actress herself has yet to come forward with the information!