Ian Chen - Biography

Last Modified: Jan 17, 2023

Ian Chen
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Fresh Off the Boat (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : September 7, 2006 (age 17)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Ian Chen
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Max Chen (younger brother)

Ethnicity: Chinese
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 45 kg (99.21 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ian Chen?

Ian Chen is an actor by profession and Taiwanese, American by nationality. He is best known for his work in the TV series Fresh Off the Boat, and the movies Shazam!, Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

Ian Chen – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ian Chen was born on September 7, 2006, in Los Angeles, California, USA to Taiwanese immigrant parents. His mother and father raised him alongside his sibling, a younger brother named Max Chen.

Ian and Mark Chen (Image: Instagram- posted in May 2015)

Education, Ethnicity

Currently, Ian Chen is still in high school and will be graduating soon. He is fluent in Mandarin and is Chinese by ethnicity.

Ian Chen – Girlfriend, Relationship, Wife

Currently, Ian Chen is a single man. There are no records of his dating life, relationships, or girlfriends. The young actor has not yet married a wife.

(from left) Forrest Wheeler, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, Constance Wu, Randall Park in Fresh Off the Boat (Source: Today)

Ian Chen – Career

Early Days

Chen began his career at the age of 5 after he booked his first national commercial. Since then he has been found steady work in commercials, print, etc. He made his debut screen appearance in a 2013 episode of the TV series Modern Family which remained uncredited. This was followed by appearances in the TV series Grey's Anatomy (2014) as Luca Peterson.

Finally, in 2015, Ian Chen starred as Evan Huang in the TV series Fresh Off the Boat. He portrayed the character for a total of 116 episodes, until 2020, and is considered his breakthrough role in Hollywood.

Films, Series

Since then Chen has starred in the films Shazam! (2019), A Dog's Journey (2019), Wish Dragon (2021), Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023), etc. Moreover, he has also had guest appearances in the episodes of the TV series Dr. Ken (2016), Loosely Exactly Nicole (2016), and the 2018 reality TV show Paradise Run.

Ian Chen has also lent his voice to animated TV shows Family Guy (2017), Fancy Nancy (2018-2022), The Rocketeer (2019-2020), and Yasuke (2021), among others.

Ian Chen, Ross Butler in Shazam!  (Source: Pinterest)


On the set of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Ian Chen has starred alongside Faithe Herman, D. J. Cotrona, Jovan Armand, P. J. Byrne, and Abby Glover.

Ian Chen – Awards, Nominations

For his work in TV and films, Chen has won two Young Artist Awards (2016, 2017), and Young Entertainer Awards (2016). He has also earned nominations for the 2017 Young Entertainer Awards - Best Leading Young Actor 14 and Under - Television Series.

Ian Chen – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Ian Chen is under review and will be updated.

Ian Chen – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Chen is active on social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with thousands of followers and counting.

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