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Joan Chen

pramesh Published On Thu Jan 30 2020   Modified On Thu Jan 30 2020
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Full NameJoan Chen
First NameJoan
Last NameChen
Birth NameJoan
ProfessionActor, Director
Birth CityShanghai
Birth CountryChina
Gender IdentityFemale
Marital StatusMarried
SpousePeter Hui
Relation WithHusband
No Of Children2
AwardsParis Film Festival Special Jury Prize,NBR international film award,IF award for best actress,Torino film festival award,AFI award,Best director,Best adapted screenplay award
Filmographyyouth,little flower,Hearts of the motherland,Awakening,Goodbye my love,Tai-Pan,The night stalker,The last emperor,The blood of heroes,Wedlock,Turtle beach,Heaven and Earth,Temptation of monk,Goldengate,wild side,saving face,sunflower,avatar,purple storm,Precious find
Networth$160 k
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Date of BirthApril 26,1961
Age59 years


    of Joan Chen

    What is Joan Chen marital status ?Married
    How many children does Joan Chen have ?2
    Who is Joan Chen married with?Peter Hui
    Who is Joan Chen in Relation with?Husband

    Who Is Joan Chen?

    Joan Chen is a Chinese American actress, screenwriter, film director and film producer.  

    She performed in the 1979 film Little Flower in China and came to the attention of western audiences for her performance in the 1987 film The Last Emperor.

    Joan chen in movie "The last Emperor"

    She is also known for her amazing roles in the movies like Twin Peaks, Red Rose, White Rose, Saving face. She is also a director of feature film "xiu xiu:The sent down girl".

    Why is Joan Chen Famous?

    Joan Chen is a great Chinese actress as well as director who has won Golden Rooster, china's top film award, IF award, NBR international freedom award, AFI award for best actress, etc.

    She is well known and famous for his roles in the movie like Red Rose, and The last emperor.

    Joan Chen's Bio, Early life and Career

    Joan Chen is a Chinese actress born on April 26, 1961 in Shanghai, China. She was born in a family of Pharmacologists. She also has a brother named Chase. 

    Chen was discovered on the school rifle arranged by Jiang Qing, the wife of leader Mao Zedong at the age of 14. She then went on to win a fellowship for the actors training program in Shanghai film studio in 1975.

    Chen graduated from high school in a year in advance and then she entered the prestigious Shanghai international studies university at the age of 17 where she majored in English.

    At the age of 20, she moved to United States with her family and studied film making at California State University.

    She played her first Hollywood movie "Tai Pan" which was shot in China. She also appeared in the show 'Miami Vice' in 1985. 

    In 1989 she starred alongside Rutger Hauer in "The Blood of Heroes". She also co-starred in movie "Heaven and Earth".

    She then portrayed two characters in a movie "Temptation of a monk" and the actress was brave enough to shave her head for the role.

    Later, she co-starred with Steven Seagal in the movie "On Deadly Ground" in the year 1994.

    She was usually cast as a beautiful and delicate exotic asian actress in Hollywood movies, so she starred as well as directed a movie called "xiu xiu: The sent down girl" 1998 which earned her a global fame and critical acclaims.

    Later, she directed "Autumn in New York" in the year 2000.

    Chen came back to acting and began to work intensely in middle 2000s starring in "Family saga" in the year 2004. She also stared in an Asian-American comedy movie "Saving Face".

    Chen then earned acclaims for her performance in "The home song stories" released in 2007. Chen then stared in a Chinese TV series "Newcomers to middle-aged" in the year 2009.

    Chen was cast as the Yuan empress Chabi in the 2014 American Netflix series "Marco Polo" in 2011 alongside other strong asian actors such as Rick Yune, Ng Chin Han, Michelle Yeoh, Benedict Wong, Tom Wu, and the main protagonist Lorenzo Richelmy.

    Chen has also appeared in public service announcement for Banyan tree project campaign to stop HIC related stigma in world in the year 2008.

    Chen has made cover of Trends Health magazine to promote  chinese Breast cancer prevention campaign in October 2008.


    Joan Chen's Net worth


    She earned enough money by  being a professional movie actress and she belongs to china.

    According to various sources it has been found that her net worth is $16 million USD.

    Currently, we dont have enough information about her property, cars monthly/yearly salary but it is sure that she owns a luxurious vehicles and also owns a luxurious house and living happily.


    Joan chen is married or single?


    She is married to his husband Peter Hui in the year 1992. 

    They are blessed with two daughters but they haven't revealed their names and any facts about her daughters to media.


    Maybe she wanted to give them simple childhood and keep childrens away from media.

    Currently, she is living happy married life with her husband.


    Joan Chen's statistics and Measurements

    NameJoan chen
    Age 58 years
    Date of Birth April 26, 1961
    ProfessionActor, Director
    Zodiac signTaurus


    FAQ's on Joan Chen


    What is the nationality of Joan Chen?

    Joan Chen's nationality is Chinese.


    What is the age of Joan Chen?

    Joan chen's age is 58 years as of 2019.


    What is Joan Chen's husband name?

    Joan chen's husband name is Peter Hui.


    How many childrens does Joan have?

    Joan gave birth to two daughters.


    What is the zodiac sign of Joan?

    Joan's zodiac sign is Taurus.