Who Is Katie Leung Dating Now? Her Relationship With Boyfriend
Katie Leung is a Scottish actress who rose to fame for playing the role of Cho Chang in the Harry Potter series. While the movie catapulted her to stardom, it came with its own price.
She was bashed on the internet by extreme fans of the series after sharing a kiss with Daniel Radcliffe on the movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). Following the incident, she had distanced herself from the acting world but it didn’t take long for her to come back. And now, she is going stronger than ever.
Read on to learn more about the actress who portrayed Harry Potter’s first crush and girlfriend.
Age, Family & Bio
Katie Leung was born on 8 August 1987 in Motherwell, Scotland to parents Peter Leung and Kar Wai Li Leung. Her father owns a Chinese food wholesale business while her mother is a successful financier in Hong Kong.
She has three siblings, two brothers, and a sister: Jonathan Leung, Darren Leung, and Nichole Leung.
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Besides movies, she has played in many theatrical plays. Some of the most notable ones being: Wild Swans, The World of Extreme Happiness, You For Me For You, and The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a key to the Scripture.
Is Katie Lesbian? Boyfriend
No, Katie is not lesbian but she did play Lau Chen, a character in ITV’s Stranger (2018), who could potentially be romantically involved with someone of the same sex.
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She shares the screen with Kate Alexander for the same-sex romance.
Katie Leung with Kate Alexander on the set of ITV's Stranger (Photo: Katie Leung's Twitter)
As per her real love life, she is dating her long-time boyfriend, Eric Caira. The two, who first bonded over their love for Call Of Duty games, greatly enjoy just hanging out in their apartment, playing games and watching Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Who Is Eric Caira?
Eric Caira is a recruitment consultant who co-owns Oaka Supercity along with Katie’s younger brother, Jonathan Leung. Oaka Supercity is an Asian market in Glasgow.
In an interview with Daily Mail in 2013, Katie said that her personality was completely different from that of Eric. She added that it was probably the reason why their relationship worked.
The couple also seems to be very supportive of each other. She revealed that he had been there for her when she needed it, especially when she had confidence issues.
Katie Leung beat over 3000 girls in the audition for her role in Harry Potter.
She can speak English and Cantonese fluently and a little bit of Mandarin.
She is Daniel Radcliffe’s first on-screen kiss partner.
She has a height of 5 feet 4 ½ inches (1.64 m).
She dated Hong Kong singer Leo Ku in 2008.
She has a net worth of $5 million.