The Australian-Thai actor Chai Hansen is best known for playing Zac Blakely, the merman in the popular television series ‘Mako: Island of Secrets’.
Surprisingly, Chai began his career with sports as a track and field athlete. It was only later, that he discovered his interest in the performing arts. As a result, his entry into the television industry came quite late.
Chai Hansen Bio: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality,Height
Chai was born on the island of Ko Samui in Thailand on 8th February 1989. He inherits his mixed ethnic identity from his Thai father, Superut Romruen and Australian mother, Sandra Hansen.
The 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 metres) tall actor also holds dual Australian and Thai nationalities.
Chai moved to Australia with his mother and sister, Sarah Romruen at the very young age of seven. Besides his schooling, Chai became an excellent sportsman, breaking a few national records as well. The athlete-turned-actor won a silver medal at a triple jump event at the Australian National School, also securing the second rank nationally.
Chai’s passion for sports found a diversion with his newfound interest in dancing. The actor began training with Travers Ross in 2007 and won a scholarship at the DLDC school of performing arts in Brisbane.
On completion of his diploma in performing arts, Chai moved on to participate in the leading Australian live street show, ‘Beat The Streets’.
Is Chai Hansen Gay Or Dating Girlfriend?
Chai has won many hearts with his gorgeous looks and athletic features. The television actor has gained quite a loyal female fan following over the years, but apparently, still hasn’t found his special someone.
The actor had been dating someone earlier as he himself confessed in 2012, but the former girlfriend has found no further mention in years to come.
On-screen, the actor has shared some chemistry with co-actress Gemma Forsyth of ‘Mako: Island of Secrets’, but if reports are to be believed, the actor is still single.
Many fans have speculated that the single actor might be secretly gay, but the rumor has never been confirmed.
Chai Hansen Net Worth
Chai Hansen has played many roles in his real life, from being an accomplished sports personality to a talented dancer and a successful actor.
While the young performer was busy building a dancing career on ‘Beat The Street’, a bigger opportunity knocked on his door with the television series ‘Mako: Island of Secrets’, and there was no more looking back.
The actor has further been seen across movies and television shows like ‘Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments’, ‘The 100’ and ‘The New Legends of Monkey’ apart from various TV commercials and music videos.
Collectively, the actor draws a handsome annual package of $500,000 which goes on to prove that the actor must boast of a substantial net-worth too. The exact figures, however, remain unknown.