Chris Pang belongs to the group of actors who accidentally stumbled upon an acting career while going about their daily business. As the story goes, Pang had no intention of becoming an actor, but it turned out to be a good thing when he chanced upon a casting agency that was seriously looking for an performer with a Chinese accented voice. He immediately showed interest in the role and so he built a career that went from height to height.
Chris Pang was welcomed into the world on the 29th. December 1984, in the Australian city of Melbourne, by Chinese immigrant parents. The Chinese-Australian actor, who is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, studied multimedia at an undisclosed university. However, after spending some time in the institution, he decided to start a phone business because he was dissatisfied with his studies. He later took a year off to sell cell phones to companies. After that he started his acting career.
Now based in Los Angeles, the actor and producer began his career in 2008. His first on-screen role was as a voice-over in the film. New Police Story 4,It starred Jackie Chan. After completing the project, Pang decided to temporarily relocate to Hong Kong and then Beijing to pursue his newfound career. After struggling for a lead role for a while, his big break came in 2010 when he landed a lead role in the film adaptation of the young adult dystopian novel titled Tomorrow, When the War Began. received, in which he starred alongside Australian, Caitlin Stasey. The film was a huge success, but his career still failed to reach the heights he had hoped for.
A year later, Chris Pang starred in the feature film Citizen Jia Li (2011) but didn’t do much to give her career a boost. This and many other factors contributed to his moving to the United States in 2013 to try his hand at Hollywood.
He met a lot of people in Hollywood and got the opportunity to play a role in I, Frankenstein with Caitlin Stasey. He also starred in the American-Chinese martial arts film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Destiny’s Sword and landed a recurring role in the second season of Marco Polo in 2016.
In 2018, Pang produced his first feature film Empty on Purpose, where he had a role and even shared screen time with Filipino actress Rhian Ramos and Canadian martial artist/actor Osric Chau. This was after he featured in the critically acclaimed Warner Bros. film, Crazy Rich Asians , which starred Michelle Yeoh and Constance Wu, directed by Jon M. Chu.
Is Chris Pang Married?
There are no reports anywhere to suggest Chris Pang is actually married. What’s more, the actor doesn’t even seem to be in a relationship as he hasn’t publicly acknowledged any girl as his girlfriend. With that we can probably say that the actor is very single and is focused on pursuing a career rather than getting married.
Chris Pang is the son of Wing Chun instructors, Anne Pang (mother) and Barry Pang (father). As previously mentioned, he is of Chinese descent. His paternal grandparents, whose names are not publicly known, are from Canton, China, and immigrated to Australia, where they give birth to and raise his father. His mother is also of Chinese descent but was born in Taiwan before later immigrating to Australia where she met and married her husband.
Through his father, Pang is a distant relative of legendary actor Bruce Lee, whose father is said to be cousins with his paternal grandmother and also from the same village in Canton. Through his mother’s side, the actor belongs to the lineage of Chinese revolutionary leader, Christian reformer and humanitarian Wong Nai Siong.
height and weight
Chris Pang is definitely not the tallest man you would come across as he stands at 5ft 11in which is 1.8m tall. He’s also said to weigh around 66 kilograms, which works out to around 145 pounds.