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Relationship Facts of Hong Chau

Hong Chau is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Hong Chau?

Hong Chau has not revealed her personal life details. She is currently possibly single and data regarding her husband or boyfriend is not yet published.

But she is a proud mother of a child. She gave birth to her daughter whose name is kept a secret in Nov 2020.

Who is Hong Chau?

Hong Chau is an actress of American nationality. Hong Chau is popular for her works in Downsizing, Homecoming, Watchman, A to Z, etc.

In 2022, she was seen in the movie The Menu playing the role of Elsa. This horror/thriller film features stars like Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Janet McTeer, and Reed Birney.

Her upcoming films Poker Face as Marge, Mama Mama as Mama, AND, Asteroid City, and The Night Agent as Diane Farr are in the post-production stage and they will release soon.

Hong Chau- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 25 June 1979 and she was born in Thailand. However, the name of her mother and her father name is not disclosed.

Further, Hong’s ancestry is Asian, and she grew up with her two older brothers.

As per her academics, she first attended Eleanor McMain Secondary School and Benjamin Franklin High School. Then she enrolled at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

After this, she went to Boston University to study film studies.

Hong Chau- Profession, Wiki, Career

Hong Chau has appeared in many screen projects since 2006. Her first appearance was in a TV show Finding My America as Minh.

Her other small-screen projects where she was seen in major characters are,

  • Trenches as Spc. Wing for 10 episodes
  • Treme as Linh for 13 episodes
  • A to Z as Lora for 13 episodes
  • BoJack Horseman as Pickles Aplenty (voice) for 5 episodes
  • Homecoming as Audrey Temple for 11 episodes
  • Watchmen as Lady Trieu for 4 episodes
  • The Night Agent as Diane Farr for 10 episodes

As an amazing actress, she has worked in many movies too. Some of them are,

  • Downsizing as Ngoc Lan Tran 2017
  • Inherent Vice as Jade in 2014
  • Duck Butter as Glow in 2018
  • American Woman as Jenny Shimada in 2019
  • Showing Up as Jo Tran in 2022
  • The Whale as Liz in 2022

Awards and Nominations

2014Independent Spirit Robert Altman AwardWon
2022New York Film Critics Online AwardBest Supporting ActressWon
2017Critics’ Choice Movie AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
2017Golden Globe AwardBest Supporting Actress – Motion PictureNominated
2022New York Film Critics Online AwardBest Supporting ActressNominated
2019Independent Spirit AwardBest Female LeadNominated

Hong Chau- Net Worth, Salary

By the reports of 2023, Hong Chau has an estimated net worth of $2 million which she collected from her work.

But her annual salary and other incomes are not yet made public.

Rumors, Controversy

The cast of Downsizing (film) is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Hong Chau’s height is of 5 ft and her body weight is decent. Furthermore, she has black hair and her beautiful eyes are dark brown in color.

Social Media

Hong Chau is not officially available on social sites like TikTok and Facebook. She is also absent on Instagram and Twitter.


  • She is 43 years of age as of 2023.
  • Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • At present, she lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
  • Her dad was shot to death in 1979.
  • She changed her major from creative writing to film studies.
  • She was the writer of 2006’s mini-series Finding My America.


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