Julia Chan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Nov, 2020
Facts of Julia Chan
Name Julia Chan
Birth Name Julia Chan
Nick Name Julia Taylor Ross
Father Roy Chan
Mother Lorna Chan
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Cheshire, England
Profession Actress, TV Host
Divorce Erik Ratensperger (January 21, 2011 - 2019)
Education University College London, Harvard University
Online Presence Instagram
Movies Missed Connections, Ava's Possessions, A Kid Like Jake
TV Show Rookie Blue, Pan Am, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, Republic of Doyle, Saving Hope, Gotham, Schitt's Creek, The Great Canadian Baking Show, Little Dog, BoJack Horseman, Katy Keene
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Julia Chan AKA Julia Taylor Ross is an English actress and television presenter. She co-hosted the first two seasons of The Great Canadian Baking Show and has been seen in movies like Missed Connections, Ava's Possessions, and A Kid Like Jake; and TV shows like Saving Hope and Katy Keene

How Old is Julia Chan? What is her Height?

Julia Chan was born on May 9, 1983, to Roy Chan, a Chinese solicitor based in Hong Kong, and Lorna Taylor Ross, a Canadian-born ballerina.  

Born and raised in Cheshire, England, Chan attended University College in London, England, and subsequently moved to the US where she was accepted into Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated from Harvard with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the History of Art and Architecture. She received her Master in Fine Arts degree in Acting from the School of Drama at The New School in New York City.

Career

Julia Chan began her professional acting career in 2008 and had a couple of roles in short movies. She made her television debut as Emily Starling in the Canadian police drama Rookie Blue. The following year, she made her feature film debut as Sophia in the mystery-horror Silent House starring Elizabeth Olsen.   

Julie Chan and Dan Levy on The Great Canadian Baking Show SOURCE: HELLO! Canada

She had a longstanding role as Dr. Maggie Lin in the Canadian supernatural medical-drama series Saving Hope from 2012 to 2017. In recent years, she has had notable roles as Pamela in the Canadian comedy-drama series Little Dog, Pickles Aplenty (voice) in the Netflix adult animated sitcom BoJack Horseman, and Pepper Smith in The CW musical comedy-drama series Katy Keene.      

From 2017 to 2019, she co-hosted and narrated the first two seasons of the Canadian cooking competition The Great Canadian Baking Show with Dan Levy

Was Formerly Married to The Virgins Drummer Erik Ratensperger

Julia Chan is the ex-wife of Erik Ratensperger, the drummer of the now-defunct American rock band, The Virgins. They tied the knot on January 21, 2011, and lived together in Los Angeles, California. 

Julie Chan with her ex-husband, Erik Ratensperger SOURCE: Pinterest

They filed for divorce in 2019 after more than eight years together and their divorce was finalized on April 22, 2019.   

What is Julia Chan's Net Worth in 2020?

According to some online sources. Julia Chan is believed to have a net worth of $1 million in 2020. As an actress, her wealth comes from sources like TV and movie contracts, media appearances, and brand endorsements. The 37-year-old Brit-born is most known as the co-host of  The Great Canadian Baking Show during its first two seasons. She has since featured prominently in movies like Missed Connections, Ava's Possessions, and A Kid Like Jake; and TV shows like Saving Hope and Katy Keene.      

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