Chang Chen - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 28, 2020
|Born on :||October 14, 1976 (age 45)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Taipei, Taiwan|
|Father's Name:||Chang Kuo-chu|
|Mother's Name:||Chao Hsin-Jan|
|University:||Fu-Hsin Arts and Trade School|
|Married Date:||November 18, 2013|
|Wife's Name:||Zhuang Wen Ru|
Yuan Yuan Chang (daughter)
|Height:||1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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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 father Chang Kuo-Chu and mother Chao Hsin-Jan. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a brother named Hans Chang.
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 had admitted to having ‘strong feelings for her’.
In March 2015 he announced that he and his wife have welcomed a child together – 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
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), Dark Night (1986). His first recognized role was in the 1991 film A Brighter Summer Day, which was critically acclaimed.
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 has 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, 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 on his annual salary is not known.
Chang Chen – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Chang Chen is absent from social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.
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