American actress Hong Chau has a net worth of $3 million as of 2022. She is best known for the role of Jade in the film Inherent Vice.
Similarly, Hong is also famous as Ngo Lan Tran in the movie Downsizing and as Linh in the TV show Treme. She earns a good sum of dollars as salary from her acting career.
Hong Chau was born in 1979, Thailand to Vietnamese parents. Her folks lived in a refugee camp in Thailand shortly after fleeing Vietnam in the late 1970s.
Louisiana's Vietnamese Catholic Chruch sponsored Chau and her family including her two siblings.
She has mentioned that her parents were always shunned as Asian migrants.
"My whole life, I've always felt like I was the more acceptable of my parents, and they were always the people who had to stay in the background, or hide in the broom closet."
With the help of Pell Grants, Hong attended Eleanor McMain Secondary School. Then, she enrolled at Benjamin Franklin High School. Likewise, she went to the Louisiana School to study Math, Science, and The Arts. Later, she graduated from Boston University.
After years of struggles, Chau's life changed for good when she decided to become an actor. 152.4 cm tall actress Hong started her acting career as Asian Masseuse in the TV sitcom The Sarah Silverman Program.
Then, she appeared in the TV series How I Met Your Mother staring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Neil Patrick Harris, and others in 2010.
The same year the actress appeared in television shows like Trenches, NCIS, My Boys, and $h*! My Dad Says. From 2011 to 2013, Chau played Linh in drama series Treme.
Also, in 2012, she worked in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Good Luck Charlie. Finally, she became popular after appearing in movie Inherent Vice with Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Martin Short, and others.
Additionally, from 2014 to 2015, she portrayed Lora in the television series A to Z. Likewise, after two years, in 2017 Hong appeared in the movie Downsizing and TV shows, Big Little Lies and American Dad!.
Later, he featured in the film and series, Duck Butter, BoJack Horseman, and Forever. Similarly, in 2019, the millionaire star played Kathy in the film Driveways and Jenny Shimada in the movie American Woman.
Moreover, Good Luck Charlie star has been working as Audrey Temple in the TV series Homecoming alongside Julia Roberts, Stephan James, Shea Whigham, Alex Karpovsky, and others since 2018. Currently, she is also working in a TV show, Watchmen. She also appeared in the post-production film Artemis Fowl.
American Actor Hong Chau is reportedly living a single blissful life.
She is very low-key and it’s hard even to make an educated guess related to her dating life.
Trivia: Her chemistry with Matt Damon in the film Downsizing was very appreciated.
It seems Hong is currently focusing more on her career rather than anything else.