Who is Chicha Amatayakul?

Chicha Amatayakul is a huge name in the Thai entertainment world. Formerly known as Kanyawee Phumsiridol, Chicha is a Thai actress, singer, and model. She rose to popularity following her work in the Netflix anthology series Girl from Nowhere. Before her breakout performance, Chicha Amatayakul was a member of the pop group “Kiss Me Five.”

Chicha Amatayakul
Chicha Amatayakul Biography

Quick facts

Full nameKitty Chicha Amatayakul
NicknameKitty
BirthdayAugust 5, 1993
Age29 years old
Sun signLeo
TraitsPositive: Loyal, confident, and determined
Negative: Possessive, attention-seeker, and egoistic
BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand
NationalityThai
Ethnicity Asian
EducationRamkhamhaeng University
Marital statusSingle
ProfessionSinger, Model, and Actor
Net WorthEstimated to be 3-5 million USD
Social mediaInstagram

Fun Facts

  • Chicha Amatayakul is a popular Thai actress, model, and singer. She was a part of the Thai girl group “Kiss Me Five”.
  • Chicha catapulted to fame following her critically-acclaimed performance in the hit Netflix anthology series Girl from Nowhere.
  • Her nickname is Kitty. Her father gave her the nickname after her birth. Chicha’s dad was on a trip to Japan and after learning about the birth of his daughter, he searched for a gift for his newborn. After finding a ‘Hello Kitty’ toy, he nicknamed his daughter Kitty.
  • Chicha lovingly calls her fans “kitty kat”.
  • Chicha Amatayakul attended Ramkhamhaeng University and graduated with a degree in Law.
    She was also a part of the hit British crime drama serial, The Serpent which was released on Netflix in April 2021.

Chicha Amatayakul Birthday

Chicha Amatayakul was born on August 5, 1993. She was born in Bangkok, Thailand.

Horoscope and Personality Traits

Since Chicha Amatayakul was born on August 5, her horoscope is Leo. People having this zodiac sign are known for their strong, courageous, and passionate personalities. However, they also tend to be inflexible, stubborn, and impatient.

Chicha Amatayakul Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion

Since Chicha Amatayakul was born in Bangkok, Thailand, her nationality is Thai. Similarly, Chicha belongs to the Asian ethnicity. Information about Amatayakul’s religion is currently unavailable.

Chicha Amatayakul Height, Measurements & Appearance

Chicha Amatayakul is quite an attractive woman. Standing at an impressive height of 5 feet and 7 inches, Chicha looks no less than a supermodel.

Chicha Amatayakul image
Chicha Amatayakul image

Her measurements are 36-27-35 inches. The beautiful Thai actress has gorgeous brown eyes and luscious brown hair.

Early Life, Upbringing, and Education

Not much is known about Chicha Amatayakul’s parents. Owing to her private nature, Chicha has managed to keep the details of her parents and family members under wraps.

When Chicha was born, her father was visiting Japan. He searched for a gift for his newborn daughter and found a ‘Hello Kitty’ toy, which was very popular back then. He even nicknamed his daughter Kitty based on this very incident.

Chicha Amatayakul finished her primary education at NIST New International School. After this, she enrolled at IGCSE standard Chitralada School.

Upon finishing her high school education, Chicha joined Assumption University to study Business Administration. However, she later transferred to Ramkhamhaeng University and also changed her major.

After transferring to Ramkhamhaeng University, Chicha changed her major from Business Administration to Law. Chicha is a talented actress and singer, but she is also a well-educated woman. This definitely adds more to her appeal.

Chicha Amatayakul Relationships and Dating History

As of 2021, Chicha Amatayakul is single. The Thai beauty is currently focusing on her career and is enjoying her independence.

However, Chicha has quite an impressive fan following due to her exceptional talents and beauty. Likewise, she also enjoys much attention and admiration from her male fans.

In the past, Chicha Amatayakul was linked to singer Prakarn Raiva. Chicha and Prakarn’s relationship became the focus of the Thai media’s attention. However, their relationship could not last very long, and the couple eventually called it quits.

Following her breakup with Prakarn Raiva, Chicha Amatayakul has kept mum about her romantic life. However, there have also been rumors about Chicha’s alleged bisexuality.

Many have speculated that the former singer is secretly dating an unknown woman. However, Chicha herself has not commented on whether these rumors are true or false.

Chicha Amatayakul Career

At 17, Chicha Amatayakul joined the Thai girl group “Kiss Me Five” under Kamikaze Records. She joined Kamikaze Records in 2010 with other 4 members. They are Bow Maylada, Bam Pakakanya, Gail Natcha and Mild Krittiya.

However, her stint as a singer was short-lived. Instead, she joined the girl group just after a year to focus on her studies.

However, even during such a short time, Chicha could leave a good impression on the audience. Many of the songs by “Kiss Me Five” were massive hits. Chicha has been a part of many popular songs by “Kiss Me Five” including ‘Morning kiss,’ ‘Sensitive’ and ‘Thinking.’

Following her departure from “Kiss Me Five,” Amatayakul also worked briefly as a model. However, her dream was always to become an actress.

In 2013, Chicha Amatayakul made her acting debut. This talented actress has been a part of many famous Thai TV shows. Kitty had already established herself as a big name in the Thai entertainment world. However, the Thai beauty had bigger hopes and dreams.

Not wanting only to limit herself in the world of Thai showbiz, Amatayakul took a step further and tried her luck in international cinema as well. In fact, her big gamble definitely paid off.

In 2018, Amatayakul starred in the Netflix drama anthology series Girl from Nowhere as the lead character, Nanno. Studio SOUR Bangkok created the Thai mystery thriller anthology television series.

Poster of Girl from Nowhere- Netflix
Poster of Girl from Nowhere- Netflix

While the first season, released on August 8, 2018, was pretty successful, the show’s second season catapulted Kitty to global fame. The first season of the anthology series was released on GMM 25, but the second season was released globally on Netflix on May 7, 2021.

After gaining international recognition for her portrayal of Nanno in Girl From Nowhere, Chicha Amatayakul started getting a lot of new and exciting work offers. Chicha was cast in The Serpent, a British crime drama serial developed by Mammoth Screen and commissioned by the BBC.

Based on the heinous crimes of serial killer Charles Sobhraj, the eight-part limited series starring Tahar Rahim in the lead role as Sobhraj was released on Netflix in April 2021. Shot in Thailand, Chicha Anatayakul played the role of Suda Romyen in The Serpent.

Apart from this, Chicha Amatayakul has also been a part of many films including เน็ต ไอ ดาย #สวยตายล่ะมึง!, จอมขมังเวทย์ 2020, โจรปล้นโจร, 7 Boy Scouts, and Rain Dancer. She also appeared in the 2017 short film titled The Serpent’s Song.

Filmography

TV Series:

YearProgramRole
2013ชาติเจ้าพระยาDujdao
2013จุดนัดภพ ปี 2ตอน สาวปากแดงตอน รักจุกอกSaipan
2013ATM 2 คู่เวอร์เออเร่อเออรักCookie
2015Love Blood จัดรักให้ตรงกรุ๊ปGolf
2015รักนี้ผีคุ้มตอน พ่อหนูเป็นผีGuest
2015รับแซ่บ My BossPim
2015ปริศนาอาฆาต
2015สิงห์สี่แควDujdao
2015Love Songs Love Stories เพลง คิดถึงฉันไหมเวลาที่เธอ…
2016กรุงเทพ..มหานครซ้อนรักKitty
2017แหวนดอกไม้Oum
2018หลงไฟI-Tim
2018-PresentGirl from NowhereNanno
2020เสียดายPu
2021The SerpentSuda Romyen

Chicha Amatayakul movies:

YearFilmRole
2017The Serpent’s SongMute Nun
2017 เน็ต ไอ ดาย #สวยตายล่ะมึง! (Net I Die)Monica
2019จอมขมังเวทย์ 2020 (Necromancer 2020)Lieutenant Toon
2019 โจรปล้นโจร (The Exchange)May
20207 Boy Scouts

Chicha Amatayakul Music videos:

Title in ThaiEnglish TranslationArtist
แฟนGirlfriendPae Arak Amornsupasiri
เมื่อคืน / Meua KeunLast NightSeason Five
คนไม่จำเป็นGetsunova
1-100SOMKIAT
รักดีGood LoveNICECNX
ลืมกันแล้วหรือยัง25hours
เพื่อนเธอโคตรได้Your friend is f*cking goodBEN BIZZY & LAZYLOXY
ตราบAs long asTHE KEYLOOKZ
ให้เธอได้ฟังNew Mandarin
ถอนหายใจSighMILD
RADARบุรินทร์ บุญวิสุทธิ์ Burin Boonvisut × TWOPEE Southside
ฉันยังหายใจอยู่FAHRENHEIT
ดอกไม้ในหนังสือหน้าที่ 75THE WHITEST CROW
ช่วงนี้/Chuang NeeThis Moment/Recently/LatelyNanno
สิ่งแทนใจRepresentationRetrospect

Social Media Presence

Chicha Amatayakul Instagram

Chicha Amatayakul has amassed quite an impressive following on Instagram. Following her rise to fame after her role in Girl From Nowhere, Chicha’s Instagram followers significantly grew.

In the present, the 7 Boy Scouts actress has a total of 4.2 million followers on Instagram. Chicha herself follows 449 other accounts. Her username is “kittychicha.”

Chicha Amatayakul Photo

Her Instagram account gives fans a rare glimpse of Kitty’s glamorous lifestyle as an up-and-coming actress. The former “Kiss Me Five” member mostly shares content related to her acting endeavors, snippets from behind-the-scenes, red carpet events, and brand deals and sponsored content.

In her Instagram account, Chicha has also highlighted her collaborations with many brands such as Xiaomi Thailand, Cartier, Miu Miu, and Prada.

Chicha Amatayakul Net Worth and Lifestyle

As of 2021, Chicha Amatayakul’s net worth is estimated to range between USD 3 million to USD 5 million. Previously, her net worth was USD 1 million. However, after achieving significant stardom following her role in Girl From Nowhere, Chicha’s net worth witnessed impressive growth.

Judging by her rising career, there is no doubt that Chicha Amatayakul’s net worth will grow even more in the coming years. Likewise, the Thai actress leads a very lavish lifestyle owing to her remarkable net worth.

In fact, Chicha’s Instagram account is proof enough of her glamorous lifestyle. The Girl From Nowhere actress often flaunts her expensive purchases and luxurious lifestyle habits on her social media accounts which surely lets fans get a glimpse of her ultra-glamorous life as a rising actress.

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