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Jon M. Chu was born on 2 November, 1979 in Palo Alto, CA, is an American filmmaker. Discover Jon M. Chu's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 41 years old?

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Occupation Director, producer and screenwriter
Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 2 November 1979
Birthday 2 November
Birthplace Palo Alto, CA
Nationality CA

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Jon M. Chu Height, Weight & Measurements

At 42 years old, Jon M. Chu height is 5′ 10″ .

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Height 5′ 10″
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Who Is Jon M. Chu's Wife?

His wife is Kristin Hodge (m. 2018)

Family
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Wife Kristin Hodge (m. 2018)
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Children Jonathan Heights Chu

Jon M. Chu Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Jon M. Chu worth at the age of 42 years old? Jon M. Chu’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from CA. We have estimated Jon M. Chu's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Director

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Timeline

2018

Chu directed Crazy Rich Asians, which was the highest-grossing film over the August 17, 2018 weekend, earned over $35M at the US box office during its first five days, and garnered a 93% certified fresh rating from Rotten Tomatoes. Within a week of the film's release, Variety reported that a sequel was already in development by Warner Bros. with Chu scheduled to direct. Director Chu is part of Rachel Chu's family in the book, as a distant cousin.

In 2018, Chu married Kristin Hodge. They have a daughter, Willow, born in 2017. They have a son name Jonathan Heights Chu, born in 2019, whose middle name comes from In the Heights, which Chu was in the middle of directing at the time of his birth.

2013

After making his student short, When the Kids Are Away, Chu was signed to William Morris Agency and attached to several high-profile projects. Chu was hired by Sony Pictures to direct their feature Bye Bye Birdie, but Sony never green lit the film due to budget concerns. Sony got back into business with Chu to direct their updated version of The Great Gatsby, which did not pan out but, after being purchased by Warner Bros. Pictures with Baz Luhrmann attached, developed into the 2013 film.

In 2013, Chu was awarded the Visionary Award by East West Players (EWP), the longest-running theater of color in the United States, for his contributions to the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. In an online Q&A, Chu revealed that he had attended EWP's productions as a child and was excited "to push boundaries with them in the future."

2012

Chu was born in Palo Alto, California and grew up in nearby Los Altos. He attended Pinewood School from kindergarten through 12th grade. Chu is the youngest of five children. His mother, Ruth Chu, was born in Taiwan; his father, Lawrence Chu, was born in Sichuan. Lawrence Chu is a well-known chef. His parents own Chef Chu's, a popular restaurant in Los Altos.

2008

The films that he has directed often include musical elements, including the dance films Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) and Step Up 3D (2010), musicals Jem and the Holograms (2015) and In the Heights (2021), and the live concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011). Chu is an alumnus of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

2003

Chu graduated from University of Southern California in 2003. He won the Princess Grace Award, the Dore Schary Award presented by the Anti-Defamation League, the Jack Nicholson directing award, and was recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.

1979

Jon M. Chu (born November 2, 1979) is an American film and television director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known as the director of 2018's Crazy Rich Asians, the first film by a major Hollywood studio to feature a majority cast of Asian descent in a modern setting since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.