About Gemma Chan


Gemma Chan, who is best known for her roles like Astrid in “Crazy Rich Asians” and Mia in “Humans,” is an English actress who has been active in the industry since 2006. Her other well-known films include “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” “Captain Marvel,” and “Bediam.” She is to appear in the role of Sersi in the upcoming MCU film titled “Eternals.” 

Quick Info
Full NameGemma Chan
Date of Birth29 November 1982
Birth PlaceLondon, England
Partner(s)Jack Whitehall (2011–2017)
Dominic Cooper (2018–present)
Net WorthUS $8 million

Early Life


Gemma Chan’s birth took place on the date of November 29, 1982, in London. She was born at the hospital named Guy’s Hospital. Her parents are Chinese, and she describes herself as a British Asian. Her father was an engineer, and her mother was a pharmacist. Chan grew up in a town named Sevenoaks in Kent. She completed her school education from Newstead Woody School for Girls. After this, she studied jurisprudence at Worcester College.  After her graduation, she got a training contract at a law firm, but she decided to pursue a career as an actress. 

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Gemma Chan made her film debut in 2006 with the film “When Evil Calls,” in which she played the role of Molly Nelson. In 2009, she acted in “Exams” as a Chinese woman. In 2010, she made three films. In the thriller film titled “Pimp,” she played the role of Bo. The same year, she acted as Shin Shin in “Shanghai” and as Kim-Lin in the drama film titled “Submarine.” In 2013, she worked as a glamorous judge in “The Double.” In “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” she acted in the role of Amy Chang in 2014. 2015 saw her appear in the part of Chen-Lin in “Families.”

The following year, in 2016, she played the role of Madam Ya Zhou in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” In 2017, Gemma played Quintessa in “Transformers: The Last Knight” and Aggy in “Stratton.” She had roles in 5 films in 2018. She acted as Astrid Leong-Teo in “Crazy Rich Asians,” with Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding as Petronella in “London Fields,” Elizabeth Hardwick in “Mary Queen of Scots,” Henny in “Intrigo: Dear Agnes” and she appeared as herself in the short film titled “Leading Lady Parts.” In 2019, she acted as Minn-Erva in the MCU film “Captain Marvel.” She is to play the role of Sersi in an upcoming MCU film titled “Eternals.” She is also set to appear in “Let Them Talk” shortly. 

In 2006, she was a finalist in “Project Catwalk.” This was her debut TV appearance. In 2009, she appeared in the role of Mia Bennett in an episode of “Doctor Who.” In “The IT Crowd,” she played Ivana. The same year, she appeared as Soon Lin Yao in an episode of “Sherlock.” The following year, she was a season regular in season 4 of “Secret Diary of a Call Girl,” in which she portrayed Charlotte’s character. She played the role of Ruth in “Fresh Meat” the same year. In 2012, Gemma acted as Kiera in the second season of “Bedlam” and as Kathy in the miniseries titled “True Love.”

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Gemma Chan acted as Hattie James in “Shetland,” Jennifer Cheung in “Death in Paradise” and Erica in “Dates” in 2013. The following year, she portrayed Chen Mei in “The Game.” From 2015 to 2018, she was in Anita/Mia’s lead role in “Humans.” In 2015, she played Miss Pemberton in “Brotherhood.” The following year, she voiced Snow White in “Revolting Rhymes.” In 2018, she voiced Dewdrop in “Water ship Down.” She went on to appear as Hannah in the TV film “I am Hannah” in 2019. In 2020, she appeared in an episode of “Thunderbirds Go,” where she voiced Professor Kwark. 


Personal Life


Gemma Chan and Jack Whitehall dated for six years. They split up in September of 2017. Chan later dated Dominic Cooper. They were first seen together as a couple in December of 2018 in BFA(British Fashion Awards). 


Height, Weight, and Age


Gemma Chan stands 1.75 meters tall and weighs approximately 58 kg. As of September of 2020, she is 37 years old. 

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Social Media


Gemma Chan is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. She has 1.2 million followers on Instagram and 137k followers on Twitter. 


 Net Worth


Gemma Chan has an estimated net worth of US$ 8 million as of September 2020. Gemma makes most of her fortunate from acting in films and TV shows.