Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan Bio, Age, Wiki, Husband, Dominic Cooper, Net Worth

Gemma Chan Biography

Gemma Chan is a British actress known for her appearances in Doctor Who, Sherlock, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Fresh Meat, Bedlam, and True Love. Some of her other popular films include Eternals and Captain Marvel.

Chan’s professional journey commenced with her debut in the Horror Channel miniseries “When Evil Calls” in 2006. She embraced reality TV as a contestant on the inaugural season of “Project Catwalk.” In 2008, Chan marked her stage debut in Bertolt Brecht’s “Turandot” at London’s Hampstead Theatre. Her credits extended to BBC’s “Doctor Who,” starring as geologist Mia Bennett in the acclaimed “The Waters of Mars,” which earned a Hugo Award nomination.

Her versatility shone through in diverse roles, notably in films like “Exam” (2009), receiving mixed reviews, and appearances on shows like Channel 4’s “Fresh Meat.” Chan passionately contributed to Amnesty International’s human rights film in 2009. Later, she exhibited her prowess as “impulsive” Kiera in Sky Living’s “Bedlam” and in the semi-improvised series “True Love” for BBC One.

Chan’s cinematic journey blossomed with roles in “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” (2014), the French comedy-drama “Belles Familles” (2015), and the BAFTA-nominated “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (2016) as Madame Ya Zhou.

Facing controversy over her casting, Chan took on the role of Elizabeth Hardwick in “Mary Queen of Scots” (2018), defending her part as a representation of art reflecting contemporary life. She graced the Marvel universe as Minn-Erva in “Captain Marvel” (2019), enduring a four-hour makeup process for her character. The film received critical acclaim, boasting a monumental opening in box office history.

Chan recently featured in the Apple TV+ anthology series “Extrapolations.” Her captivating voice brought life to the English dub of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated masterpiece “The Boy and the Heron” (2023). Up ahead, she’s set to take the lead in Duke Johnson’s film “The Actor,” an adaptation of Donald E. Westlake’s novel “Memory.”

Gemma Chan Age

Gemma is 41 years old as of 2023, she was born on November 9, 1980, in the USA She celebrates her birthday on November 9th of every year.

Gemma Chan Partner | Dominic Cooper

Chan has been seeing Dominic Cooper, the star of Mamma Mia!, for more than three years, and the couple confirmed their romance in September 2018. Cooper is also a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having played a younger Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger film in 2011 and the Agent Carter TV series in 2015 and 2016.

The couple made their public debut at the British Fashion Awards in December 2018, but have kept their relationship low-key since then, with the exception of the occasional Instagram appearance.

Gemma Chan Height

Gemma stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Gemma Chan Family

Gemma was born at Guy’s Hospital in London, England, to an engineer father who grew up in Hong Kong and a pharmacist mother who grew up in Greenock, Scotland, after her parents relocated from Hong Kong.


Chan attended Newstead Wood School for Girls in Orpington, London, then went on to Worcester College, Oxford, to study law. Chan was offered a training contract as a graduate at the legal firm Slaughter and May after graduation, but he declined to study at the Drama Centre London and pursue an acting career.

Gemma Chan’s Net worth

Gemma has an estimated net worth of $ 8 million dollars as of 2023.

Gemma Chan Captain Marvel

Due to her previous appearance as a separate character in Captain Marvel, Marvel has reservations about Gemma Chan’s participation in Eternals. Producer Nate Moore reflected on the casting process ahead of the superhero film’s debut next month, noting how, despite being labeled as the major protagonist of the MCU film, Sersi’s character took the longest to fill.


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Movies and TV Shows


  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Eternals
  • Captain Marvel
  • Transformers

Tv shows

  • Humans
  • Fresh Meat
  • Shetland