Chung was born on April 10, 1983, in San Francisco, California, where she was also raised by her traditional Korean parents, who moved to the United States in 1980, and owned a restaurant. She has a sister, and so the two of them are second-generation Korean Americans.
She attended and graduated from Lowell High School in 2001. Afterwards, she attended the University of California, Riverside, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Chung graduated with a bachelor of arts in economics.
Chung's acting career began with her first on screen appearance of the MTV reality series Real World. Her first major role in a film was the 2012 movie titled Premium Rush, in which she portrayed a character named Nima. However, before that, she had to first land several smaller roles in film and television such as I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Veronica Mars, and CSI: NY. Her biggest television role would undoubtedly be her role in the ABC fantasy show Once Upon a Time, in which she portrayed Mulan. She is also well known for her roles in Big Hero 6, Grown Ups, The Hangover Part II and Sucker Punch
- She won the Female Stars of Tomorrow Award at the 2009 ShoWest industry trade show.
- She studied Taekwondo.
- She is an avid fashionista
- She previously voiced Aimi Yoshida in the video game, X-Men: Destiny.
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- Official Blog