Actress Gemma Chan came into the limelight after working on Crazy Rich Asians in 2018. In addition to this, she has also worked on films like Captain Marvel, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
The star celeb is incredibly popular among fans of movies and TV alike. While most people might know her as Astrid from Crazy Rich Asians, she is also widely recognized for her role on the television drama Humans.
She is also set to appear in The Eternals starring alongside Kumail Nanjiani and Salma Hayek.
Read 7 Facts About Gemma Chan
7. Chan Is A Law Graduate, Trained Violinist, And Pianist
The leading lady’s talents are not limited to the screen as she is also a Diploma graduate of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
She graduated with the music diploma while still in school. After completing schooling, she enrolled at Worcester College, Oxford to study law.
6. Her Rumored Boyfriend Is Dominic Cooper
Gemma Chan was formerly in a very public relationship with comedian Jack Whitehall. They dated for 6 years and were a public couple before they split in December 2017.
After this, she started making public appearances with English actor Dominic Cooper.
They first appeared together at the Fashion Awards afterparty in December 2018. The rumors that they are dating have not yet been confirmed or denied but some media outlets have said that she is his girlfriend.
5. She Is A British-Asian
Chan’s parents are from China and she was born in London. The actress herself has said that she is a British Asian. She was born on 29 November 1982 and is aged 37 years old as of February 2020.
The 5 feet 9-inch actress’ father was born in Hong Kong and her mother has Scottish descent.
4. Gemma Gained Exposure After Being On Sky One’s Project Catwalk
She was in the final 3 of the show and got a lot of fame and exposure from the show. The then-starlet used her talents as a model to gain a lot of fame from the show.
Then she used the money she earned as a model to pay her drama school bills.
3. The Star Is A Passionate Philanthropist
Gemma is very active as a philanthropist and has made her influence and fame a platform to support human rights. In addition to her commercial acting, she has done a lot of charitable acting.
As a matter of fact, she acted in a film made by Amnesty International on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
2. Chan Witnessed A Murder
In October 2012, outside Putney Bridge Tube station in West London, the star celeb witnessed the murder of a homeless man.
She then reported the crime to the police and medical services but the man died. She also appeared in court in the trial of the crime to provide evidence in September 2013.
1. Did She Undergo Plastic Surgery?
Many online sources have claimed that Gemma Chan has gone under the knife but there is no solid evidence to support this.
A lack of images before surgery and after surgery also suggests that she has not got plastic surgery.