Quick Facts of Rae Dawn Chong

  • Full NameRae Dawn Chong
  • Date of Birth28 February, 1961
  • NicknameRae
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion N/A
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American-Canadian
  • Active Year1974–present
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Dark Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseOwen Baylis (div. 1982), C. Thomas Howell (1989–90), Nathan Ulrich (2011–2014)
  • Height5 feet 6 inches
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram,Wikipedia
  • ChildrenMorgan
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Net Worth$4 million
Rae Dawn Chong

Short Description of Rae Dawn Chong

Rae Dawn Chong is a Canadian-American actress, born on February 28, 1961, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Rae rose to a frame through the movies Quest for Fire (1981), The Color Purple (1985), Commando (1985), and Time Runner (1993). Chong has American-Canadian nationality with mixed ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Rae Dawn Chong’s Early Life and Education

Chong firstly opened her eyes on this beautiful world on February 28, 1961, at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Chong is the daughter of comedian and actor Tommy Chong and Maxine Sneed.

Rae Dawn Chong

Her father is of Chinese and Scotch-Irish, and her mother is of Afro-Canadian and Cherokee descent. She has a sister Robbi Chong and three younger half-brothers. About her education, there is no any information published yet.

Rae Dawn Chong’s Career

Chong appeared in few televisions roles at early acting days. After playing roles on television, she signed Quest for Fire (1981) for her major screen debut. For the movie, Rae won a Genie Award for the Best Performance in a leading role. Her other work includes Choose Me (1984), Beat Street (1984), The Color Purple (1985), and Commando (1985). Along with her father, Rae has appeared and played an important character in Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers (1984), and Far Out Man (1990).

Dawn had been widely engaged in building her career on the 1980s and 1990s and had established herself as one of the renowned movie icons. Chong is highly appreciated for Highlander: The Series as Anne Lindsey. Chong has also appeared in Mick Jagger’s video “Just Another Night.”

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Rae Dawn Chong’s Personal Life: Married, Husband

Unlike many other celebrities, Rae Dawn Chong has never been able to hold any of her marriages fluently as she got divorced every time she married. Spreading some glimpse of lights in her personal life, Chong married thrice in her life, however, every time her marriage got failed.

Her marriages with different husbands are listed below:

  • Owen Bayliss (m. ?- div. 1982)
  • C. Thomas Howell (m. 1989-div. 1990)
  • Nathan Ulrich (m. 2011- div. 2014)

Firstly she was married to her ex-husband, Owen Baylis, a stockbroker. Though their marriage date is not available, their married relationship ended in 1982. The former duo also shares a son named Morgan.

After spending a single life for a few years, Dawn exchanged her wedding vows with the famous American actor and director, C. Thomas Howell. The former pair also worked together in the feature film, Soul Man. Their relationship also couldn’t last for a long and they divorced shortly after a year of their marriage in 1990.

Rae Dawn Chong with her ex-husband, Nathan Ulrich

Thirdly, Chong tied the knot with her third and ex-husband, Nathan Ulrich. They married in 2011 in a private marriage ceremony. Unfortunately, the couple parted their ways in the year 2014, after sharing three years of marriage together.

Currently, Dawn is living a single life with her son. Rae is a person with a soft and kind heart. She is engaged in different sorts of humanity programs and supports the charity as well. She has a straight sexual orientation. As of 2019, she is free of rumors and controversies.

Rae Dawn Chong’s Body Statistics (Height)

Looking at her physique, Rae has a slim body. Talking about Chong’s height, Chong stands 5 feet 6 inches.

Rae Dawn Chong’s Net Worth

As we prior mentioned, Rae Dawn Chong accumulates a hefty amount of money out of her successful acting profession. The Canadian-American actress is active in the film industry since 1974 and still going on. As per the Celebrity Net Worth, Dawn’s capital is $4 Million in 2019.

Furthermore, her movies have also done pretty well in the box office. Some of her movies with total budget and box office collection are given below in the table:

S.N. Movies Total Budget Box Office Collection Star Cast
1. The Color Purple (film) $15 million $142 million Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery
2. Quest for Fire (film) $12 million €40.6 million ($55.2 million) Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nameer El-Kadi
3. Beat Street    _ $16,595,791 Guy Davis, Saundra Santiago, Lee Chamberlin, Mary Alice
4, Commando (1985 film) $10 million $57.5 million Arnold Schwarzenegger
5. Soul Man (film) $4.5 million $35 million C. Thomas Howell, Arye Gross, Leslie Nielsen, James Earl Jones

So, Dawn must have received a good amount of money out of her appearances with some famous stars. Therefore, she is living a lavish life in 2019. Rae is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.