Gemma Chan can be referred to as one of the famous and talented British actresses. She made her name through her performances in many British movies and TV shows.
She has played in many British based as well as US-based TV series and movies like The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (2008), Pimp (2010), True Love (2012), and many more.
However, her fame was even increased when she played the role of Soo Lin in the popular BBC crime drama Sherlock (2010).
Moreover, in 2018, she made her debut in the popular Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), joining the cast of the movie Captain Marvel.
Further, on 25 August 2019, Gemma made the official confirmation that she is all set to play as Sersi in her second MCU flick entitled Eternals, which is currently under filming.
Besides, she is also a writer who has written the TV series I Am (2019).
Bio & Parents
The Sherlock TV series actress stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs 58 kg (128 lbs).
Born in 1982, in London, England, she cuts her birthday cake on the 29th of November every year.
Besides, she was raised by an engineer father and a pharmacist mother. Also, it’s known that her father spent his childhood in Hong Kong, whereas her mother previously lived in China and later moved to Greenock, Scotland, via Hong Kong.
Apart from her parents, she also has a sister.
About her ethnicity, she is of Chinese descent. Also, her birth sign is Sagittarius.
Further, for her education, she got enrolled at Worcester College, Oxford, and graduated with a degree in law.
Does Gemma Chan Have A Boyfriend?
The Captain Marvel co-star is romantically linked with another fellow MCU’s Captain America: The First Avenger’s cast Dominic Cooper.
It’s rumored that the ignition of love between them started when they were both starred in the 2017's movie Stratton. However, their relationship officially kicked off from late 2018.
Gemma Chan with her boyfriend, Dominic Cooper in October 2019 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Nonetheless, the couples were very private about their relationship at first. But, their frequent appearance in different places together gave the media and public to start gossips.
Surprisingly, the speculations of media turned to be 100% true as the couple themselves revealed that they were romantically linked while they were enjoying their holidays at a beach on the Spanish island of Formentera.
Since then, the duo is frequently spotted in different places, attending functions and events. Well, it seems Gemma is happy with the time she is spending with her boyfriend, Dominic.
Past Relationship With Jack Whitehall
Before hooking up with Dominic, the actress was in a long-term relationship with another Comedian Jack Whitehall.
Their relationship instantly took off when they first met each other at the sets of the TV series Fresh Meat (2011). They fell in love at first sight and decided to live together.
Gemma Chan with her ex-boyfriend, Jack Whitehall in 2017 (Photo: express.co.uk)
Slowly and gradually, their togetherness seemed even more long-lasting.
But, who knew that their relationship was soon to be broken. And, after six years of brief dating, the actor-actress pair decided to separate due to their busy schedules and the lack of time they gave to each other.
Nonetheless, as Gemma has moved on, it’s sure that Jack has also moved on from his break up. Well, it seems so, as it’s reported that Jack Whitehall is dating the popular English singer, songwriter, and model, Dua Lipa.
Career Plus Movies
After graduating from Worcester College, Gemma Chan went to pursue a career in the entertainment industry and joined the Drama Centre in London.
After spending some years there, learning to perform in every kind of movie, Gemma made her debut with the 2006’s TV Mini-Series entitled When Evil Calls. Subsequently, she followed up with some short movies and small roles in TV shows.
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However, the fortune was with her as she followed up with some hit movies and TV shows like Exam (2009), Shanghai (2010), and Bedlam (2012). Since then, she has not looked back and has managed to take steps towards success continuously.
Moreover, as of now, she is all set to be a part of the movie named Let Them All Talk, which is under post-production and will be ready to be released in 2020.