Known for movies

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SpouseJon Yen, Glen Ross
FactParents are Vietnamese, of Chinese origin.

Christy Chung was born on September 15, 1970, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Chinese immigrants. Her father worked as a chef and her mother was a homemaker. She has two older sisters. Christy Chung attended a French-language high school and then went on to study at Vanier College. She began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in various television shows and movies.

In 1995, she starred in the action film “The Legend of the Drunken Master” with Jackie Chan. She has also appeared in the films “Romeo Must Die” (2000), “The Transporter” (2002), and “The Medallion” (2003). Christy Chung’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. She has been married twice; first to actor Jean-Claude Van Damme from 1994 to 1997, and then to actor/director Lionel Chetwynd from 2001 to 2009.

She has three daughters.

General Info

Full NameChristy Chung
Height1.68 m
ProfessionActor, Businessperson
EducationUniversité du Québec à Montréal


SpouseJon Yen, Glen Ross
ChildrenYasmine Ross, Cayla Janie Yen, Jaden Chloe Yen


MoviesJan Dara, The Bodyguard from Beijing, The Medallion, Samsara, Love on Delivery, Mermaid Got Married, Hail the Judge, The Red Wolf, Mack the Knife, 97 Aces Go Places, The Incredible Truth, The Bride with White Hair 2, Bruce Lee, My Brother, The God of Cookery, All's Well, Ends Well 1997, Gen-Y Cops, ...

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1Has three daughters: Yasmine Ross (born in the middle of 1998) from her first husband, Glen Ross; Jaden Chloe Yen (born in August 2008) and Cayla Janie Yen (born in February 2010) from her second husband, Jon Yen.
2Christy Chung is half Chinese, half Vietnamese - with her father being Chinese and her mother being Vietnamese. Both parents were from Vietnam. Christy did not learn Cantonese or Mandarin until later on (for her career).
3Winner of Miss Chinese International 1992.
4Voted the Sexiest Woman in Asia 2000 by FHM Magazine.
5Student at UQAM in tourism.
6Spokeswoman for Marie France Bodyline.
7Parents are Vietnamese, of Chinese origin.
8Native French speaker, also speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin (both learned for her career), Vietnamese.
9Had a choice between becoming a weather girl for SRC, the French national broadcaster, or going to Hong Kong to launch her career.
10Daughter Yasmine born in January 1998 during the Ice Storm in Montreal; Chung gave birth in a hospital powered by back-up generators and stayed an extra three days in the hospital because she had no heat in her -20 degree home.
11Attended Antoine-Brossard High School in Brossard (suburb of Montreal), Quebec



Into the Rainbow2017post-productionMei
Huai jie jie zhi chai hun lian meng2014
Yue lai yue hao: Cun wan2013
Hai dao le yuan2012
The Incredible Truth2012Wei Ling
Qin Mi Di Ren2011Lucy
Li xiao long2010Grace Ho
Xiong nan gua nv2005Moon Siu
Jing xin dong po2004Mandy
Gwai ma kwong seung kuk2004Jane Lam / Little Britney
Tian long ba bu2003TV SeriesMing, Kang
The Medallion2003Charlotte Watson
Asian Charlie's Angels2001TV MovieAngie
Jan Dara2001Khun Bunlueang
Feel... Christy Chung2001Video short
Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem2000Inspector Chung
Chung wah do hap2000Banana
Cold War2000Maria
Tau mung2000Sophia
Zui jia pai dang: Zui jie pai dang1997Lei Lai-Shan
Yin yeung lo1997Mrs. To
97 ga yau hei si1997Little Shien
Yun cai zhi li xing1996Christie Lee / Angel of Nine Heavens
Sik san1996High School Fantasy Girl
Tai ji quan1996Rose / Yeung Wan
Hu meng wei long1995Lai
Pan ni qing yuan1995Miss Tang
Jiu shi shen gun1995Elle Cover Girl
Mong Kok dik tin hung1995Yung
Mao xian you xi1995Tina
Liu mang yi sheng1995Jamie
Zhu guang bao qi1994Pearl Ko
Ren yu chuan shuo1994Wong Siu May, the mermaid
The Defender1994Michelle Yeung
Lian ai de tian kong1994Ady
Shen tan Mo Lu1994Ron
Gau ban ji ma goon ji baak min bau ching tin1994Stone Mansion (as Lai-tai Chung)
Poh wai ji wong1994Lily
Bai fa mo nu zhuan II1993Moon
Ji jun sam sap lok gai ji Tau tin wun yat1993Lily


Hong Kong Express2005TV Movie documentaryMiss Chinese International
Sing kwong pun ngo hang2001TV Series documentaryHerself

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