Chang Chen - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Chang Chen
Profession: Actor, Singer
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $10 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 14, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Chang Chen
Birth Place: Taipei, Taiwan
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Chang Kuo-chu
Mother's Name: Chao Hsin-Jan
Siblings: 1

Hans Chang (brother)

University: Fu-Hsin Arts and Trade School
Ethnicity: Taiwanese
Nationality: Taiwanese


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 18, 2013
Wife's Name: Zhuang Wen Ru
Children: 1

Yuan Yuan Chang (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Chang Chen?

Chang Chen, aka Chen Chang, is an actor, singer by profession, and Taiwanese by nationality. Other famous names in his family include his father Chang Kuo-chu and his brother Hans Chang.

Chang Chen (Image: The Straits Times)

Chang Chen – Age, Parents. Siblings

Chang Chen’s birth took place on 14 October 1976 in Taipei, Taiwan. He was born to his father Chang Kuo-Chu and his mother Chao Hsin-Jan. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a brother named Hans Chang.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Chang Chen attended Fu-Hsin Arts and Trade School. His ethnicity is Taiwanese.

Chang Chen – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Chen married his longtime girlfriend Wen-Ju Chuang (aka Ann Zhuang, Zhuang Wen Ru) on 18 November 2013 after years of dating. It was previously speculated that Shu Qi had vouched to marry Chang Chen if she is still single at the age of 35. Chang Chen too also admitted to having "strong feelings for her".

In March 2015 he announced that he and his wife have welcomed a child together – a daughter Yuan Yuan Chang. Currently, the couple is living a blissful marriage. There have been rumors of divorce.

Chang Chen, Zhuang Wen Ru (Image: 8days)

Chang Chen – Career

Early Days

Born to a family of actors, Chen began his career at a young age. His debut role was in the Taiwanese films Helpless Taste (1980), and Dark Night (1986). His first recognized role was in the 1991 film A Brighter Summer Day, which was critically acclaimed.

Films, Series

Over the years Chang Chen has starred in dozens of Chinese / Taiwanese films. Some are namely Mahjong (1996), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Chinese Odyssey (2002), The Go Master (2006), Red Cliff (2008), Red Cliff: Part 2 (2009), The Assassin (2015), etc. His first appearance in TV series was in the 2019 episode of Love and Destiny as Jiu Chen.

In 2020 he made his Hollywood debut, starring in the film Dune as Dr. Wellington Yueh. Moreover, Chen is also a musician and directed the 2014 Hong Kong film Three Charmed Lives.

Chang Chen in The Assassin (Image: Why So Blu)


On the set of Dune, Chang Chen has worked with David Dastmalchian, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Sharon Duncan-Brewster.

Chang Chen – Awards, Nominations

Over the course of his career, Chang Chen has earned awards and nominations. He has been nominated for Golden Horse Awards (1991, 2005, 2014), Hong Kong Film Awards (1998, 2001, 2010), etc.

Chang Chen – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Chen is estimated at around $10 million while the figure for his annual salary is not known.

Chang Chen – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Chang Chen is absent from social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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