Karen Mok, born in Hong Kong of Welsh, Chinese and Persian descent, Karen is one of the leading actress and singer who has enjoyed phenomenal success in Asia since making her debut in 1993.
As an internationally recognized award-winning actress Karen appeared in nearly 40 films including SHAOLIN SOCCER, one of the highest-grossing films in Hong Kong’s history, FALLEN ANGELS, for which she was honored with a Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Disney’s AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS with Jackie Chan. Her film credits also include BLACK MASK with Jet Li, Stephen Chow's THE GOD OF COOKERY and Cory Yuen's action movie SO CLOSE. Mok recently completed filming Ekachai Uekrongtham's English-language thriller THE COFFIN which opened at No.1 at the Box office in Thailand.
In the field of music, Karen has a habit of making history: she was the first and only female artist from Hong Kong to win 2-time on Taiwan's prestigious Golden Melody Award (equivalent to the Grammy Award in the Mandarin music market) and the first Asian star to take the lead role in the Broadway hit musical “RENT” on its 10th Anniversary World Tour. In addition, Mok is an accomplished recording artist, with 17 albums released to date, of which 13 albums are mandarin.