Chu is a Filipino-American singer and actress based in South Korea. Her record label is Urban Works Entertainment. She is best known for being a contestant in the competition show K-Pop Star 6 and finished as a runner-up (as KWINs). She initially got eliminated but later she was brought back with a Wild card entry. She made her solo debut on May 24, 2017, with the single “Kriesha Chu 1st Single Album”. She even appeared in the Netflix drama “Busted”. Her role model is Hyolyn who is a South Korean singer and songwriter. She is nicknamed ChuChu.
What is Chu Known For?
- Chu is a Filipino singer under Urban Works Entertainment.
- Chu is best known for being a contestant in the competition show K-Pop Star 6 and finished as a runner-up (as KWINs).
What is Chu’s Nationality?
Born on December 20, 1998, Chu is from Makati, Philippines. Her real name goes by Kriesha Ziskind Teo Tiu. She is the daughter of Filipino parents of Chinese heritage who relocated from Cebu to Manila. She holds dual nationality of Filipino and American. She belongs to the Mixed-Asian ethnicity. Chu, at the age of two, migrated with her family to San Francisco. She has two siblings – a younger brother namely Jaden Tiu and a younger sister. After that, she got scouted by her current company, Urban Works Entertainment, and moved to South Korea. She cut her 23rd birthday cake on December 20, 2021.
Chu Music Career Timeline
- Chu, in the year 2016, participated in the South Korean reality TV competition, “K-pop Star 6: The Last Chance”. Sadly, she was eliminated on the seventh episode but was brought back as a wild card contestant.
- Then, Chu became a member of ‘Kwins’, which consists of Kim So-hee and Kim Hye-rim, and they finished as runners-up in the competition.
- After K-pop Star 6 ended, she released her debut single album on May 24, 2017. On January 3, 2018, she released her debut mini-album, “Dream of Paradise”, along with the title track “Like Paradise”.
- In addition, the singer played the main cast in “Eodi Road” in 2017. She was a participant in “We Are Also National Athletes’ for two episodes.
- “Falling Star” is a collaboration project by Chu and Kim Min-ju, an UrbanWorks Entertainment trainee and former member of the Korean-Japanese girl group Iz*One. In September, she made an appearance as the leading girl in the music video of Hoya’s single, “Baby U”.
- In 2018, Chu guest starred in “Busted!” (Netflix series) in the episode: “The Mysterious Gentleman”. Next, she was seen in Hitman as a guest, and in Sketchbook of Youheeyeul Episode 402. She was also the contestant in “King of Mask Singer”.
- In April 2019, Chu contributed to the Welcome to Waikiki 2 OST with “Delight”. She also contributed to the Home for Summer OST with “A Thousand Days’ Love” in August 2019.
- In October 2019, Chu, as an actress, starred as Ari in the web series “Spunk”. In the same month, she formally released “I Want to See You Tomorrow” for the My Sweet Melody OST.
- Next, she starred in the music video of “Count to Three Like a Habit” by KCM on January 24, 2020. She starred in the web series “Live with a Ghost” as Yeon Su-ji in sixteen episodes.
What is Chu’s Net Worth?
Chu is a well-famed singer and actress whose net worth is gradually increasing year by year. The net worth of Chu is estimated to be $1 Million as of 2022. She is making an annual salary is around $500K from her career. Her main source of income is from the music and entertainment industry. She is living a cool lifestyle right now. She is a very hardworking and dedicated lady in her profession. She endorses Holika Holika, a cosmetic brand.
Who is Chu’s Boyfriend?
Chu is an unmarried lady and she is single right now. She is focusing on her career at present. She is enjoying her single life a lot rather than being in a relationship. She is very secretive when it comes to her personal life. She has not stated any details about her affairs, or dating history to the media. Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Chu’s Height?
Beautiful singer, Chu stand at the height of 5 feet 1 inch (155 cm). Her body weight consists of 99.2 lbs or 45 Kg. She has a slim body type. Her hair color is brown and she has a pair of black eyes. She has got a healthy body with a glowing face and a charming smile attracting a lot of people towards her.