Chanya McClory- Yuri Girl from Nowhere-Age, Relationship, Career

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Chanya McClory is a renowned English-Chinese language-Thai Actress from Bangkok. She is a well-played artist who appears in various films, movies, and television series.

She is one great actress to take global fame past her hometown due to her appearance abilities and a number of other movies and collections launched on Netflix.

She has worked on many high-profile projects and won Best Leading Female Performance (Digital) awards at the Asian Television Awards for her role as Aey in ‘The Deadline’ in 2020.

She is a girl who also played the role of the character Yuri in Girl from Nowhere season 2.

She started her acting career in 2016 and, since then, has made her name in Asia, her home country, and other parts of the world. One of her popular roles is that of Nahm in the Netflix series The Stranded.

Chanya McClory Biography

Chanya McClory (nickname: Nink) is a mixed British, Chinese, and Thai origin actress and model who has made her name in the Thai entertainment industry. 

She made her acting debut in 2015 and, since then, has impressed the audience through her mind-blowing performance.

Her popularity opened her doors to play the characters of Nahm in The Stranded, Ink in ITMT, and Yuri in Girl from Nowhere. 

NameChanya McClory
ProfessionActress and Model
Nick NameNink
Date of Birth25 November 1994
Birth PlaceBangkok, Thailand
PopularityYuri Girl From Nowhere
 Net worth$1 million 
FatherMovie Director Chanchai Sawatwichaikul
MotherActress Monica McClory
SiblingsBrother, Music teacher, Nutchanon
Marital StatusUnmarried
EducationGraduate in Communication Arts at Rangsit University
 HobbiesTravelling, Shopping and Photography 
Social accountShe is on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Body Statistics 
WeightKilograms: 46 Kg. Pounds: 101 lbs.
HeightIn Feet: 5′ 7″. Centimeters: 170 cm. Meters: 1.70 m.
 Movie a scripted life
Drama Series2023 – Inhuman Kiss: The Last Breath  2022-  Bad Guys (13 episodes) 2021-  Girl From Nowhere 2 as yuri 2020-   I’m Tee, Me Too 2020-   Pen Tor Uncensored 2019 –  The Stranded (17 episodes) as Nahm 2018-   The Deadline ( 8 episodes) as Aey 2016-    Duang Jai Pisuth 2015-    LOL

Chanya McClory Age And Family Background

The popular Thai multiracial actress was born in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 25, 1994. She is currently 29 years of age. As per astrology, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

She holds Thai citizenship, and her ethnicity is multiracial.

She belongs to a family that all are linked to the entertainment industry. Her parents are movie director Chanchai Sawatwichaikul, actress Monica McClory and a brother, Nutchanon, a composer, music teacher, and pianist. 

Chanya McClory Appearance 

This beautiful Bangkok-based girl has a great physique and stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall with a body weight of 58 kg. As evidenced by childhood photos, Chanya has brown eyes and beautiful brownish-black hair, but she has now dyed her hair blonde.

Chanya McClory Relationship

Chanya McClory has not disclosed anything concerning her love life, so it is safe to say that she is more career-oriented and focused on her work. She has no past dating history, is still unmarried/single, or may need to keep her relationship a secret.

She is a kind lady who enjoys her friends’ company, as evidenced by her Instagram posts and pictures. She has good connections with many and shares a good bond with her fans and loved ones.

Some of her good friends are Pook Wang, Wutikorn Chernsiri, Fram Marf, Claudia Chakrabandhu (friend and sister), Peerapat Intaratanee (good friend and filmmaker), and many others.

Chanya McClory Hobbies And Interests

Chanya is a very outgoing personality who loves doing adventures and public stunts. She values freedom, as seen by her participation in Thailand protests calling for political reforms.

She loves to take pictures and is a good photographer too. Aside from her acting skills, Chanya is often seen enjoying skateboarding and learning to shoot a gun.

She is creative and passionate about coffee; therefore runs and promotes ‘Depassion Coffee’ in collaboration with her brother.

Moreover, she is self-motivated and believes that people should be proud of their skills and own what they do. 

Chanya McClory’s Career And Professional Life

Chanya’s parents belong to the film industry; her father was a movie director, and her mother was an actress. When Chanya was a child, her parents took her to their sets. Since then, she got her a fascination with this profession. She got her first job at a store in Bangkok, where she was discovered as an actress.

Chanya McClory started her acting journey back in 2016 by starring in Pookkie’s Support Role in the Duang Jai Pisuth Thai TV series. She was seen on magazine covers or advertising various products and clothing. 

Fans can see her modeling shoots on her Instagram, where she is reaching 1 million followers. Apart from this, she is also active on Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok.

In 2019, Chanya’s popularity reached the international level when she acted as Nahm in seven episodes of “The Stranded” Drama series.

 In 2020, she was cast as Ink in one TV mini-series, I’m Tee, Me Too episode.

In 2021, Thai star Chanya McClory got into the spotlight after getting the role of Yuri in Girl From Nowhere season 2. Within a few weeks, Yuri became the talk of the town and gathered thousands of fans and followers. 

Recently, the young star disclosed a sneak peek of her upcoming project, ‘Bad Guy,’ in which she would be playing the lead role.

Chanya McClory Achievements And Awards

Chanya McClory is a young, hard-working actress and model who got featured in various Television series and films. Her hard work paid off well when she got the best leading female performer award for her role as Aey in the Deadline 2020.

The actress received a large appreciation for her position and, in addition, received various awards. Within a few years, Chanya McClory was seen in a visitor position and a supporting position in two releases, ‘I’m Tee, Me Too’ (episode 1) and ‘Pen Tor Uncensored,’ respectively.

Chanya McClory Social Media Reach

This young model and actress are so active on her social media accounts. She made her account on Instagram on January 20, 2012, and boasts 932K followers. She has also uploaded about 897 posts. Most of her posts have quite an impressive amount of reactions and engagement.

She joined Twitter in April 2015 and remained active through her pics, tweets, and achievements.

She also handles Youtube with 1.76k subscribers. 

Although she also has an account on TikTok, she is rarely seen there. She has only posted 6 videos there despite having a good share of fans and followers. 

Her accounts are followed by thousands, with around 4.1 million likes. Her first video as Yuri made her get 8 million views. 

Chanya McClory’s Net Worth

Chanya McClory is a talented and well-liked actress across the world. She was born and raised in a family that was linked to the film industry. Her ancestors were great performers of that time. Since a very young age, she has achieved a lot and gained tremendous success.

She was featured among Thailand’s top-ranked actresses. She has also appeared in a wide range of films, television, short film, music videos, and other media.

She has also worked with some of the most notable and prestigious fashion designers, photographers, and publications in the fashion business. She also makes money from her social media platforms, with a large fan following.

Chanya McClory has earned a good amount from her acting career. As of 2022, Chanya McClory’s net worth is $1 million.

Chanya McClory Controversy 

Despite her fame and popularity, the young, energetic lady got into a controversy. She was part of a photoshoot that was hurting the black culture. 

She got severe backlash on her social media accounts, being purely unaware of the insensitivity. But she handled them smartly and offered an apology.


1. Who Was Chanya McClory?

Chanya McClory is a contemporary rising star in the film industry. She was a leading actress that has played several roles in various TV Series and films. He also worked in music videos in addition to acting. Skateboarding and photography are two other hobbies she enjoys.

The actress received a lot of fame and appreciation and also won an award at the 24th Asian Television Awards.

2. How Old Is Chanya McClory?

The Actress Chanya McClory was born on November 25, 1994. She is 29 years old as of February 2023. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

3. What Is The Education Of Chanya McClory?

The popular actress Chanya got a degree in Communication Arts at Rangsit University, where she participated in theater.

4. Did Chanya McClory Have A Brain Tumor?

Yes, the Thai actress was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2021. She revealed this news through her Instagram account and underwent a successful surgery. After that, she was cast as Yuri in Girl from Nowhere.