CRAZY RICH ASIANS, based on the global bestselling novel written by Kevin Kwan, is a contemporary romantic comedy, that follows young Asian-American ‘Rachel Chu’ who travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend ‘Nick Young’s’ family, only to discover that they are one of the richest families in all of Singapore. She is soon thrust into the lives of Asia’s rich and famous and the dark secrets of his family and discovers that ‘Nick’ is the desire of every woman’s wishes. Victoria plays ‘Fiona Tung-Cheng’, ‘Nick’s’ cousin-in-law who has married into his wealthy family. The film was shot in Singapore and Malaysia. As an actress and model with strong music and dance training, she is also a recent graduate of the Gallantin School of Individualized Study at NYU, where she began her acting career on screen while living in NYC. She first appeared in the music video of Talib Kweli and Anthony Cruz – “A-Butta” of Natural Elements, as well as in brand campaigns for international streetwear labels and web pictorials for HypeBeast, dismagazine, Swagger New York, RADD LOUNGE and Bastards of Young Indonesia.
Previously from a theatrical background, she transitioned to screen acting in 2015 through several turns in award-winning short films. Effectively multilingual, she has taken on roles in English, Mandarin, French and Japanese. She has also learnt Catonese phonetically for a role. Victoria is adept at a wide range of skills – she began drama at a young age to combat her shy personality, ballet training at age 5 and Tae Kwon Do training at age 8. She is also able to play the piano, guitar, and drums. Commercial experiences include advertisements for Avon, Coca-Cola, and MTV.
Closely connected to the music, fashion and fine arts scenes, Victoria has also exhibited as an artist in New York, London and Singapore and frequently collaborates on creative projects besides acting. While living in NYC she became involved with the indie-art scene and started an art collective called “Asian Girl” where she put together a rotating art display that focused on the discourse of Asians and Women and the perceptions that society has given them. As an activist, she has also worked with the UN in Singapore and has advocated for the rights of sex and domestic workers.