China Chow Biography
China Chow is a British-American actress and model who was discovered as a prospective fashion model by Roger Mussenden. Chow spent many years taking the footsteps of her mother, serving as a model for Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Shiseido cosmetics. Moreover, in 1996 she was named one of the Harper’s Bazaar’s “it Girls” and as well made an appearance in the “The Next Best-Dressed List” of the December 1996 edition of Vogue.
China posed for Maxim and was featured in their gallery, “Girls of Maxim” in 2000 and was ranked No.22 and 54 on the “Maxim Hot 100 Women” (2000 and 2001 in that order). Chow made her first appearance in the film in 1998, starring opposite Mark Wahlberg in The Big Hit. She later appeared in Frankenfish in 2004 and also appeared on USA Network’s first season of Burn Notice in 2007. Additionally, China was the host and judge of Bravo’s Work of Art; The Next Great Artist, which premiered on 9 June 2010. Lastly, she provided the voice of Katie Zhan in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and also appeared on Spun in 2002.
China Chow Age/Birthday
Chow (age 47 years) was born on 15 April 1974, in Southwark, London, England. She is a British-American citizen and of Asian descent. She normally celebrates her birthday on 15th April every year.
China Chow Height/Measurements
China stands at an average height of 5 feet 2 inches which is approximately 1.57 meters. She has a bodyweight of around 52kg.
China Chow Parents, Siblings/Family
Chow was born China Eiko Chow in London to restaurateur Michael Chow and Tina Chow, model/designer. However, China’s parents departed London for New York in 1980. Nonetheless, she was only 5 years old at the time. China and her family then settled in Los Angeles in 1985. Tina Chow was born in Ohio and was of German and Japanese ancestry while her father was Chinese. Unfortunately, her parents divorced in November 1989, and later Chow’s mother died of AIDS in 1992. China has a younger brother, Maximilian who was born in 1978. Michael later married Eva Chun, a Korean fashion designer in 1992 and she gained a half-sister, Asia Chow (born in 1994). Furthermore, in 2019 February, China’s father married Vanessa Rano his fourth wife, 49 years and together they have a son called Phoenix Chow, (born 2019).
China Chow Education
China attended the Lycée Français de Los Angeles for her high school education. Subsequently, Chow went to Boston University, studying for two years, and also graduated before moving to Scripps College in Claremont, California, and graduated with a degree in psychology in 1997 May. Nonetheless, in her family, she was the first to graduate from college.
China Chow Husband/Spouse
Chow is not married yet. Though, she was in a relationship with actor Mark Walberg for four years after meeting on the set of the 1998 film, The Big Hit. Additionally, China has been in a relationship with Steve Coogan, a comedian and an English actor from 2007 – 2011. Currently, she is in a relationship with English musician Billy Idol since February 2018.
Keanu Reeves China Chow
Previously, Keanu was linked romantically to his longtime friend and filmmaker Brenda Davis. Brenda’s child is Chow’s godfather.
China Chow Billy Idol
Currently, she is in a relationship with English musician Billy Idol since February 2018.
China Chow Net Worth
She has accumulated her fortune throughout her work as a model as well as a British-American actress, discovered by Roger Mussenden as a prospective fashion model. China’s estimated net worth is around $10 Million.
China Chow The Big Hit
Chow made her first appearance in the film in 1998, starring opposite Mark Wahlberg in The Big Hit.
China Chow Mark Wahlberg
She was in a relationship with actor Mark Walberg for four years after meeting on the set of the 1998 film (The Big Hit). They later broke up in 2002.
China Chow Steve Coogan
China was in a relationship with English actor and comedian, Steve Coogan from 2007-2011.
How old is China Chow
Chow is currently 47 years old, born on 15 April 1974, in Southwark, London, England.