Zhu Zhu

Zhu Zhu is a bilingual actress and TV host who got her start as a host for MTV China. Besides hosting an English-learning program, she also released a solo album in 2009. Zhu’s big screen debut was in the Chinese remake of What Women Want (2011), which hit Chinese theaters on February 3rd, 2010 and in which she plays the secretary of Andy Lau’s character. Her follow up role was another small role in The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), a Universal movie directed by RZA, and produced by Eli Roth, Marc Abraham, among others. (By: CAA)

Zhu Zhu is a Chinese-born actress who debuted in the US in 2012 thanks to her critically acclaimed role in the Wachowski siblings’ Cloud Atlas. The star on the rise has been featured in 11 international movies over the past 3 years, including the hits Shanghai Calling (2011), The Man with the Iron Fist (2012), The Old Cinderella (2013), and Last Flight (2014), a Chinese action thriller opposite Ed Westwick. Up next, Zhu Zhu will be catapulted into global stardom with the much coveted role of the Blue Princess, Kokachin, in the highly anticipated Netflix series, Marco Polo. The series is produced by The Weinstein Company, in its first foray into scripted TV. The story is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th century China. All 10 episodes will be released on December 12th at 12:01AM. Zhu Zhu, a Beijing native, shot to fame as a popular VJ on MTV China in 2005 and made her big-screen debut in the Chinese remake of What Women Want (2010). She has since become the only Chinese actress to be featured on TC Candler’s “100 Most Beautiful Faces” for two consecutive years, making the top 30 in 2012 and 2013. Zhu Zhu was the first Chinese actress to be a subject of Vanity Fair’s and has also been featured in Variety, Teen Vogue, Beijing Evening News, and Io Donna. Her unique style had led to collaborations with many top fashion houses, including Stella McCartney, Gucci, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton and has been featured on StreetPeeper. [Suggest cutting StreetPeeper] A woman with many talents, Zhu Zhu studied electrical engineering at the prestigious Beijing Technology and Business University. The star also writes her own plays in English and is as passionate about music as her onscreen work. (By: Cameron Mitchell)


After Zhu Zhu was accepted by Parsons School of Design, she became the host of one of MTV China’s popular programs and deferred the offer.

When she studied at middle school, she directed, wrote, and acted in the ‘Beauty and the Beast’, which was written and performed in English.

She studied electrical engineering in college, per her family’s wishes.

Born in Beijing. She started to learn piano when she was age 3.


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