Chloe Bennet

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Chloe Bennet
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Bennet at Paleyfest 2014
BornChloe Wang
(1992-04-18) April 18, 1992 (age 22)[1]
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Other names
(Chinese; pinyin: Wāng Kěyíng)[2][3]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2010–present
 
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Chloe Bennet
Chloe Bennet at PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Bennet at Paleyfest 2014
BornChloe Wang
(1992-04-18) April 18, 1992 (age 22)[1]
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Other names
(Chinese; pinyin: Wāng Kěyíng)[2][3]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2010–present
"Chloe Wang" redirects here. For the Taiwanese actress, see Chloe Wang (Taiwanese actress).

Chloe Bennet (汪可盈 in traditional Chinese characters) was born Chloé Wang on April 18, 1992.[1] She is an American actress and singer. She is currently starring as Skye in the ABC series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Early life[edit]

Chloe Bennet was born on April 18, 1992, in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Stephanie and Bennet Wang.[4] Her father is Chinese American and her mother is a jewish Caucasian. She has six brothers: three biological brothers, two African American foster brothers and one Mexican-Filipino foster brother. She attended St. Ignatius College Prep.[4] At 15, she moved to China to pursue a singing career.[5] She changed her name to "Chloe Bennet" to appeal more to Western media.[6]

Career[edit]

While in China, Bennet studied Mandarin in Shanghai[5] and Beijing.[7] She released her debut single "Uh Oh" in both English and Mandarin, followed by "Every Day In Between" solely in English. She then moved to Los Angeles, California.[5] Her first on-screen appearance was as a host for the short-lived TeenNick summer dance series The Nightlife. She appeared in the 2011 music video for "Tonight", by South Korean band BIGBANG.

From 2012 to 2013 Bennet played a recurring supporting role in the ABC drama series Nashville as Hailey.[8]

Chloe Bennet at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International

In December 2012, Bennet was cast as a series regular on the ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.[8][9][10] which premiered on September 24, 2013.  She plays Skye, a "hacktivist" member of the secret organization The Rising Tide, who is recruited into S.H.I.E.L.D.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2014NostradamusLane FisherShort film
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2012InterceptTessFailed ABC Family pilot
2012–13NashvilleHailey7 episodes
2013–presentMarvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.SkyeMain cast

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

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