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42,000 Google Model & TV Presenter Alexa Chung's Nationality, Chinese Ethnicity & Parents Background

RACE STILL matters to many today, as fans of fashion model and television presenter Alexa Chung Google her ethnicity, nationality, Chinese heritage and family background. By Ben Arogundade. [Apr.20.2016]

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IT’S THE SURNAME, CHUNG, that makes them curious. Those who don’t know the TV presenter and fashion model’s ethnicity, nationality or her parents’ racial heritage, see an English beauty, with a not-so-English-sounding surname — and so they turn to the oracle that is Google for answers. Each month the search engine records the total number of Internet queries that people type into their browsers around the world. For example, 720 of Alexa’s fans Google the term, “Alexa Chung Chinese ethnicity”, each month, while 2,000 search “Alexa Chung parents” and “Alexa Chung mother and father”. The total number of search queries about Chung’s ethnicity, nationality and family background amounts to over 42,000 Google searches every year.

ALEXA CHUNG ETHNICITY & NATIONALITY: THE FACTS
So, what are the facts about Alexa Chung’s background and heritage? She is one of four siblings born into a middle-class family in Hampshire, England on November 5, 1983. Her parents are Phillip and Gillian Chung (née Burgess). Her father is Chinese, a retired graphic designer, while her mother, a housewife, is English. “I’m mixed race — I’ve got half-Chinese hair, half-Caucasian hair — so it's very fine and naturally bends as it dries,” she told beauty blog Into The Gloss.

ALEXA MODEL BIO
Chung — who is 5' 8" tall (1.73m) — was about to accept a place reading English at London’s King’s College when she was scouted by modelling agency, Storm, at the age of 16, while attending the Reading Music Festival. She has modelled for some of fashion’s biggest names, including Vivienne Westwood, DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger and Pepe, as well as being a regular fixture in the pages of Vogue. She currently fronts Archive by Alexa, a clothing collaboration with British high street chain Marks & Spencer.

In 2009 her stock rose when she became the muse of high-end handbag designer Mulberry, who created the “Alexa” — a much sought after, best-selling bag inspired by the British model. Despite her modelling credentials, 32-year-old Chung — who moved to New York in 2011 — is now better known as a journalist and television presenter, who, for a decade, has brought her own brand of smart, quirky exposition to a number of fashion and music shows for the British television networks, as well as a series for UK Vogue.

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BEAUTY MIX: English fashion model and TV presenter, Alexa Chung, evokes many online queries about her ethnicity, nationality and her mother and father's ancestry. The 'Vogue' regular is of Chinese and European heritage.

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THE CHUNG STORY: Fashion model and TV star Alexa Chung with her Chinese father, Phillip, and her English mother, Gillian. COVER GIRL: Alexa graces the covers of the October 2013 edition of British 'Vogue' and the fall 2014 edition of 'Pop'.

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*ALEXA CHUNG'S ETHNICITY, NATIONALITY & PARENTS, ACCORDING TO GOOGLE SEARCH

720

The number of people worldwide who Google, “Alexa Chung Chinese ethnicity” each month.

2,000

The number of people worldwide who Google, “Alexa Chung mother, father, parents” each month.

*All figures for “Alexa Chung's Ethnicity, Nationality & Parents, According to Google Search”, supplied by Google. Stats include global totals for laptop and desktop computers and mobile devices.

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