Karrueche Tran Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Karrueche Tran is an American actress and model born on May 17, 1988. She became widely known for her relationship with R&B singer Chris Brown. She is most famous for her roles as Virginia Loc on the TNT show “Claws” and as Vivian Johnson in the web series “The Bay”.

In 2021, Tran made history by winning a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in The Bay becoming the first person of Asian Pacific American descent to achieve this honor. Additionally, she received two more Daytime Emmy Awards as part of the production team when The Bay was recognized as Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series in both 2016 and 2017.

Full NameKarrueche Tran
Date of Birth17 May 1988 
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationModel, Actress
Height5 ft 1 in (155cm)
PartnersChris Brown
Victor Cruz
Net Worth$3 Million

Karrueche Tran Early Life and Education

Karrueche Tran Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Karrueche Tran hails from Los Angeles California. She was brought up by her Vietnamese mother and Jamaican godmother with her father being African-American. Tran describes herself as Blasian. She has a younger half-brother on her mother’s side.

For her education, she initially went to Fairfax High School but later transferred and finished her schooling at Birmingham High School in 2006.


Karrueche Tran Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

From 2009 to 2012, Karrueche Tran worked at Nordstrom in the Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park California. She became more widely known when she started dating R&B singer Chris Brown in 2011.

Around that time, Tran began modeling for local brands and became the face of Lady Crooks the women’s line of Crooks and Castles for their Summer 2013 collection. She also started her clothing line The Kill. Tran gained more attention after playing Vivian Johnson on the award-winning web series “The Bay” from 2013 to 2016 winning three Daytime Emmy Awards for producing the series.

In 2014, Tran appeared in the photography book Love West Coast Girls by Mike Miller. She hosted the BET Awards red carpet and various events during BET Weekend and her TV One movie The Fright Nite Files was shown that year.

In 2015, Karrueche Tran was featured in the Spring/Summer lookbook for the French athletic brand Le Coq Sportif. She graced the covers of magazines like Rolling Out Flaunt Magazine, Ouch Magazine, The Hundreds Cliche Magazine, Bleu Magazine, and Annex Magazine with feature stories on ELLE.com. Her success led to a contract with Wilhelmina Models LA in 2015.

Tran starred in her first major film “3-Headed Shark Attack” that summer followed by a leading role in the short film “PrXde”. She gained recognition for her role as Vanessa Ivy in the StyleHaul fashion web series Vanity sponsored by Maybelline.

Karrueche Tran Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

After supporting roles in “A Weekend with the Family” and “The Nice Guys”, Tran starred in “Only for One Night” in 2016 playing Chloe a married woman whose life is rocked by betrayal. That year she collaborated with ColourPop Cosmetics on the KaePop collection.

Tran joined TNT’s Claws in 2017 a series about manicurists at a salon in South Florida where she impressed showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois with her layered performance.

In October 2019, Karrueche Tran joined the cast of FOX’s Deputy in a recurring role as Genevieve. She returned to The Bay in 2020 for its sixth season and in 2021 made history as the first Asian-Pacific American to win a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Fiction Program.

In 2022, Tran became the host of Upcycle Nation on Fuse TV focusing on sustainable fashion. In 2023, she joined the cast of the MTV show Ridiculousness. In 2024, Tran launched an OnlyFans account to share photos of her feet.

Net Worth

Karrueche Tran has an estimated net worth of $3 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Karrueche Tran’s net worth comes from her successful career as an actress and model. She gained significant attention for her role as Virginia Loc on the TV series “Claws,” which boosted her popularity and earning potential.

Additionally, she has worked as a model and has been involved in various endorsement deals and partnerships with fashion and beauty brands. Tran’s appearances in films, television shows, and her active presence on social media platforms have also contributed to her financial success.

Personal life

Karrueche Tran Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Model and actress Karrueche Tran started dating R&B singer Chris Brown in November 2010. Their relationship hit a rough patch when Brown reunited with his ex-girlfriend Rihanna. However, after Brown and Rihanna broke up, Tran and Brown got back together. They eventually split in March 2015 after it was revealed that Brown had a child with someone else.

In February 2017, Karrueche Tran obtained a temporary restraining order against Brown claiming he was harassing her on social media. Later after testifying she was granted a five-year restraining order in June 2017.

From late 2017 to early 2021, Tran dated former football player Victor Cruz. Tran is a Christian and has spoken about learning from her mistakes and seeking strength from God every day.