Chantal Bui Viet is a Vietnamese-American actress and model, who has become a rising star in the entertainment industry. She is best known for her roles in the films “The Intern” (2015), “Lazy Sunday” (2018), and “The Lotus” (2019).
Viet was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1990. She immigrated to the United States with her family when she was a toddler, settling in California. Growing up, Chantal was a bit of a tomboy, preferring to play sports and spend time outdoors rather than play with dolls. She was also a talented dancer, and studied ballet and jazz throughout her childhood and teenage years.
Viet's first foray into modeling came while she was still in high school. She quickly rose to become one of the most sought after models in the industry, appearing in campaigns for major brands like L’Oreal and Yves Saint Laurent.
In 2015, Chantal made her feature film debut in “The Intern”. She followed this up with roles in “Lazy Sunday” and “The Lotus”, both of which earned her critical acclaim. In 2020, she starred in the sci-fi thriller “Inhale” and the romantic comedy “Love, Simon”.
In addition to her acting career, Chantal is passionate about giving back to her community. She is a board member of the non-profit organization “I Love My City”, which works to empower and support young people in Los Angeles. She is also an advocate of the Vietnamese culture, and regularly shares her experiences growing up as a first-generation immigrant in the United States.
Chantal Bui Viet is an inspiring and talented actress who continues to break barriers and defy stereotypes in the entertainment industry. She is determined to use her platform to support the causes she is passionate about and to bring visibility to the diverse stories of immigrants in the United States.