Mark Chao is a taiwanese born actor, singer and model. He graduated from University of Victoria in Canada. His breakout role came in the 2009 tv show Black & White in which he won Best Leading Actor Award at the 44th Golden Bell Awards and he followed that by winning the Best New Performer award at 2011 Asian Film Awards for his role in the critically acclaimed movie Monga.
His father is actor Allen Chao. In June 5, 2014, Mark Chao and Gao Yuanyuan registered their marriage in Beijing.