China Chow: Career, Boyfriend & Net Worth

Gorgeous British model and former actress China Chow have already appeared in famous magazines such as Maxim, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar.

Besides that, Chow has also appeared in many movies and television series such as The Big Hit, Head Over Heels, Spun, and Frankenfish.

British Actress, China Chow
British Actress, China Chow

Keep scrolling down to know more about China Chow, including her early life, family, education, career, boyfriends, and net worth.

Quick Facts: China Chow

Well, before we get started, let us know some of Chow’s quick facts:

Birth Name China Eiko Chow
Age  47 Years Old
Nick Name China
Date of Birth April 15, 1974
Gender Female
Profession Actress and Model
Place of Birth Southwark, London, England
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed (Chinese-German-Japanese)
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Not Married
Boyfriend Billy Idol
Children None
Father Michael Chow
Mother Tina Chow
Siblings Asia Chow and Maximillian Chow
Education Scripps College and Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles
Religion Christianity
Height 5 feet and 2 inches
Weight 54kg or 119 pounds
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $10 Million
Source of Income Acting and Modeling
Known for Modeling
Active Years 1997-2007 (Acting)
Social Media Not Available
Last Update November, 2021

Early Life and Family of China Chow

China Eiko Chow is a British actress and model who was born on the 15th of April, 1974, in the beautiful location of Southwark, London, England.

Chow was born to proud parents, father Michael Chow, and mother, Tina Chow.

The family belongs to mixed ethnic groups as her ancestors are from German, Japanese and Chinese.

Her father was a restaurant owner, while her mother was a model and designer. She grew up along with her siblings, Asia Chow and Maximillian Chow.

Furthermore, her paternal grandfather’s name was Zhou Xinfang of Peking Opera. Likewise, her paternal aunt was a former actress Tsai Chin also known as “Bond girl.”

In addition, China’s maternal aunt, Adelle Lutz, is an artist, and her step-uncle is David Byrne.

Unfortunately, her parents were divorced in November 1989, and after a couple of years in 1992, her mother died of AIDS.

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Education of China Chow

Talking about her education, China went to the Lycee Francais de Los Angeles.

After that, she joined Boston University and then transferred to Scripps College after two years.

Chow graduated with a psychology degree in May 1997 from Scripps College in Claremont, California.

With that, China became the first member of her family to graduate from college.

How old is China Chow? Age and Body Measurements

Beautiful British actress and model China Chow is currently 47 Years Old.

Chow celebrates her annual birthday on the 15th of April and falls under the zodiac sign of Aries. 

It represents her personality as hard-working, optimistic, and honest.

Beautiful China Chow in Black
Beautiful China Chow in Black

Likewise, China stands tall with an average body height of 5 feet and 2 inches or 157cm.

She weighs around 54kg or 119 pounds having a slim and attractive body figure.

Furthermore, this gorgeous actress has a beautiful body with a measurement of 33-23-35 inches representing her chest size, waist size, and hip size respectively.

In addition, Chow is blessed with brown eyes and dark brown hair color.

Professional Career

China Chow began her professional career as a fashion model. Roger Mussenden discovered her talent as a fashion model.

Also, with the perks of having a mother working as a model, it was an easy path for China to become a model.

In 1996, Chow appeared as a cover model for Harper’s Bazaar’s “It Girls.”

Likewise, she also appeared in Vogue’s “The Next Best-Dressed List” in December 1996.

Gorgeous British Model China Chow
Gorgeous British Model China Chow

After that, this beautiful model also posed for Maxim in their gallery, “Girls of Maxim.” With that, Chow was ranked at No. 22 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women in 2002.

Similarly, the following year, she was again featured on the Maxim Hot 100 Women in 2001 at No. 54.

Acting Career

China began her acting career in 1998, making her debut in an American action movie, The Big Hit, alongside Mark Wahlberg.

After that, Chow appeared in an American horror film, Frankenfish, in 2004. She also made her television series debut in Burn Notice on USA Network.

Likewise, on June 9, 2010, Chow appeared as a host and a judge of Bravo’s Work of Art: The Next Great Artist.

In addition, she also appeared as a voice-actress as Katie Zhan in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

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Personal Life of China Chow

China Chow is currently living her life with English musician Billy Idol. However, talking about her past relationships, Chow dated a few handsome guys.

In 1998, she began dating an actor, Mark Wahlberg, the cast member of the movie, The Big Hit. The couple first met with each other on the set of the film.

However, the relationship didn’t last forever, resulting in their separation. After that, Chow dated English actor and comedian Steve Coogan.

China Chow with her Boyfriend, Billy Idol
China Chow with her Boyfriend, Billy Idol

The couple began dating in 2007 and unfortunately got separated in 2011. 

The actress was also rumored to be in a relationship with Keanu reeves as they were seen together in the Mediterranean sea.

Well, as of current, China is having a solid relationship with Billy Idol since February 2018. 

How much is China Chow’s Net Worth?

Multi-talented actress, model and show host China Chow is undoubtedly earning a considerable amount of money.

Likewise, as of 2021, the total estimated net worth of China Chow is around $10 Million, which is an impressive amount of net worth.

As a multi-talent personality, Chow earns from her acting career, modeling career, and television appearances.

Indeed, China is living a luxurious lifestyle, and her boyfriend, Billy Idol, can be seen through her social media platforms.

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Social Media Presence

China Chow is an active social media user available on multiple platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

This gorgeous is primarily active on her Instagram account has 63.1K followers.

Likewise, Chow has over 10K followers on her Facebook account and over 8.4K followers on her Twitter account.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is China Chow married?

No, China Chow is not married yet, but recently, she has been in a relationship with English musician Billy Idol.

What was Chow’s ranking on Maxim Hot 100 Women?

Chow was ranked No. 22 and No. 54 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women in 2000 and 2001, respectively.

How did China Chow begin her career as a model?

China Chow was walking in the footsteps of her mother as a model working for Shiseido cosmetics.

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