Singaporean-born and NYU-educated actress, dancer and model Victoria Loke has made her commercial film debut in the WarnerBros feature film CRAZY RICH ASIANS which has already grossed $164 MILLION worldwide. The film was also recently nominated for three People’s Choice Awards.
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.
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 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.