Ian Chen Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Sep 06, 2022 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on May 20, 2022
Edited by Krishna Thankey
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About Ian Chen

The American actor, Ian Chen was born on September 7, 2006.
Ian was born in Los Angles, California, United States of America. His parents are Taiwanese immigrants in Los Angles, California.
Ian Chen is an American singer and actor. The young actor is known for his portrayal of Evan Huang in the ABC, a tv comedy series ‘Fresh Off The Boat’, for which he has received numerous awards. He was seen in an episode of ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Grey's Anatomy.’ Ian Chen's zodiac sign is Virgo.
‘Fresh Off The Boat’, an ABC comedy series, casted him in 2014.

Ian Chen Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ian Chen’s net worth?

The total estimate of Ian Chen's net worth is $1.5 million. Most of Ian's net worth has been generated from his prolific acting career.

How much does Ian Chen earn per year?

The per-year income estimate of Ian Chen is not known yet.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ian Chen?

The height of Ian Chen is 5 ft and 1 in (155 cm).

How old Is Ian Chen?

Being born on September 7, 2006, Ian Chen is now 15 years old.

Childhood And Education

Ian Chen was born on 7 September, 2006 to his Taiwanese immigrant parents. Ian Chen has a younger brother named Max. These two siblings are very fluent in Mandarin. Ian is highly interested in video games such as ‘Minecraft’, ‘Counter-Strike Global Offensive’, and ‘Prepar3D’. Chen has an interest in music as well. He plays guitar and sings in a band. Chen is also an aviation enthusiast.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ian Chen started his career in acting at a very young age of five. He booked some commercials at that time. He even got featured in the McDonald’s and AT&T commercials, among many others. In the month of March 2014, he even got a big break in the sitcom called ABC's 'Fresh Off the Boat' as Evan Huang.
Chen also opened the 'FASO Goes Pops!' orchestra concert in November 2016 with a version of the youthful Michael Jackson classic 'Ben'. He also acted as the main character in Eric Nam's music video 'Into You' in June 2016. He also co-starred in a live-action film ‘Shazam!' as Eugene Choi in 2019. Chen has also starred in episodes of 'Grey's Anatomy' and ‘Dr. Ken.’
In addition to performing on screen, he is a voice actor who has a recurrent role in Disney Junior's 'Fancy Nancy' and got featured in the animated film 'Wish Drage.' He enjoys being on set and learning about various elements of the production.
In addition, Paradigm Talent Agency represents him. He has endorsed and promoted several products on social media, including Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana.
Similarly, as a trained singer, he had his first television appearance and live singing performance on the Home and Family by Hallmark Channel. Chen was then given the opportunity to perform at a number of charitable events.
He also enjoys playing the guitar and piano. He loves to swim, watch TV, read books, and play flight simulators in addition to singing and acting. He also wishes to be a pilot when he gets older.
Ian Chen is well known for his role in Eric Nam's music video ‘Into You'. He is famous for being in ‘Grey's Anatomy’, ‘Fresh Off The Boat’, ‘The Rocketeer Logan’, ‘Dr. Ken’, ‘Loosely Exactly Nicole’, ‘Family Guy’, ‘Paradise Run’, ‘Fancy Nancy’, ‘The Rocketeer’, ‘Yasuke’, and ‘Modern Family’. He has also been featured in the animation film called ‘The Wish Dragon.’

Charity Work

The charity work done by Ian Chen is not known as of now.

What awards has Ian Chen won?

Chen was voted third among the '12 Under 12: The Best Child Actors of 2015' by Entertainment Weekly, behind Marsai Martin and Jacob Tremblay. He was also named among The Hollywood Reporter's Top 30 Stars Under the Age of 18 in 2018 and 2019. In 2015, he was nominated for the Vulture Award in the Best Child Actor category. He won the Young Artist Awards for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast In a TV Series and got nominated for the Young Artist Award in Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor in 2016. Again in 2016, he won the Young Entertainer Awards for the Best Young Ensemble Cast - TV Series. He was nominated for Young Artist Awards in Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor and won the Young Artist Awards in Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor in 2017. He was nominated for the Young Entertainer Awards in Best Leading Young Actor 14 and Under - Television Series in 2017.

Ian Chen’s Hobbies And Interests

Apart from singing and acting, Ian and his younger brother love to play video games and airplane simulators. Ian also likes to try various adventurous activities and be creative. These two siblings are also good at Mandarin and like to read texts related to it. Ian is quite active on social media. Fans love the posts of his Instagram account.

Other Interesting Ian Chen Facts And Trivia

Ian is quite active on social media, especially on Instagram.

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Ian Chen Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Ian Chen

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Los Angles



155 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



Actor, Singer

Net Worth



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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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