Zhu Zhuis a singer and actress born in Beijing, and the granddaughter of revolutionary hero Zhu Xu Zhi, a Red Army Major General of the People’s Liberation Army who participated in the Long March during the 1930s.
Zhu Zhu graduated from Beijing Technology and Business University with a major in electronics and information engineering. She then entered Parson’s School of Design in New York. After graduation, she returned to China and began working for MTV China in 2005 where she got her start in the industry as a VJ. She signed with MBOX in 2007 and released an album in 2009. Zhu Zhu is known for her work as an actress in both the American film industry and in China. Her American filmography includes such films as Shanghai Calling starring Daniel Henney, Cloud Atlas, The Man With The Iron Fists, and the Netflix TV series Marco Polo.
Zhu briefly dated Lapo Elkann, heir to the Agnelli family empire which owns Fiat Automobiles and Italian football club Juventus, from 2012 to 2013.
First Name: Zhu
Family Name: Zhu
Native name: 朱珠
Also Known as: JuJu,
Born: July 19, 1984
Zhu Zhu is a Chinese actress and singer known for her work in both Chinese and international films. She was born on July 19, 1984 in a military family in Beijing, China. Zhu Zhu has worked with many renowned directors and actors throughout her career and has won several awards for her performances.
Early Life and Education
Zhu Zhu grew up in a military family in Beijing and attended Beijing Technology and Business University, where she studied electronics and information engineering. After graduating, she worked briefly as a VJ for MTV China before deciding to pursue a career in acting.
Zhu Zhu made her acting debut in the 2010 film “What Women Want” alongside Andy Lau and Gong Li. She played the role of Li Xia, a young advertising executive who becomes the love interest of Andy Lau’s character. The film was a commercial success and earned Zhu Zhu critical acclaim.
In 2012, Zhu Zhu starred in the film “Cloud Atlas” directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, and Lana Wachowski. She played the role of a Korean rebel named Yoona-939. The film was a critical and commercial success and gained Zhu Zhu international recognition.
Zhu Zhu also starred in the 2013 film “The Old Cinderella” directed by Lu Xuechang. She played the title character, a 30-something woman who goes through a series of romantic misadventures. The film was a box office success and earned Zhu Zhu a Best Actress nomination at the 20th Beijing College Student Film Festival.
In recent years, Zhu Zhu has appeared in various films including “The Man with the Iron Fists” (2012), “Secret Sharer” (2014), and “Marco Polo” (2016). She also played the role of Rila Fukushima in the 2017 film “The Great Wall” directed by Zhang Yimou.
In addition to her acting career, Zhu Zhu has released several singles and albums and has collaborated with various musicians. She is also a fashion icon and has been featured in numerous fashion magazines.
Zhu Zhu is known for her humanitarian work and has been actively involved in various charity organizations. She is also an animal rights activist and has worked with PETA to raise awareness about animal cruelty.
Zhu Zhu is a talented actress and singer who has made a name for herself in both Chinese and international entertainment industries. Her dedication to her craft and her humanitarian work have earned her respect and admiration from fans all over the world. With her impressive talent and her charming personality, Zhu Zhu is sure to continue making waves in the entertainment industry for years to come.