Chloé Zhao

Birth Name: Zhào Ting

Place of Birth: Beijing, China

Date of Birth: 31 March, 1982

Ethnicity: Chinese

Chloé Zhao is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, and producer. She won the Academy Award for Best Director for Nomadland (2020). She has also directed the films Songs My Brothers Taught Me, The Rider (2017), and Eternals. She also wrote her first three films, and co-wrote Eternals.

Her father, Zhao Yuji, was general manager of Shougang Group, a large state-owned steel company, and also worked in real estate development and equity investment. Her mother was a hospital worker. Her stepmother is skit and sitcom actress Song Dandan. Chloé attended boarding school in London, and later moved to the U.S. for high school and college.

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