20 Reasons We Have a Major Crush on Chloë Grace Moretz
by Jennifer Lafferty
Besides her amazing talent, Moretz is a strong role model off-screen, who has a mind of her own, and voices her opinion on many issues. Check out these fun facts every Chloë Grace fan should know.
One of the things we love about Chloe Grace Moretz is that she isn’t afraid to speak her mind, even if it means stirring up controversy like memorably calling out Kim Kardashian for posting nude pics.
Chloe Grace is inspired by Hollywood legends
Inspired by classic film stars of the 1950s and 60s, Chloe Grace learns from the best, counting such glamorous, talented icons as Grace Kelly, Natalie Wood, and Audrey Hepburn among her idols.
She’s a Gay Rights Advocate
Many celebrities are advocates for gay rights but the issue is personal for Chloe Grace. Two of her four brothers have come out as gay. She says: “No one should care what your sexual orientation is…”
Refuses to Curse
Chloe Grace is one of the few people her age who refuse to curse. She credits her upbringing with her decision to avoid foul language saying: “I was raised to think cursing makes you look unintelligent.”
New York is Her Kind of Town
Chloe Grace prefers New York to Los Angeles and while she loves spending time in Manhattan, the actress says, if she were to move to New York she would actually rather live in Brooklyn.
She’s Dating Brooklyn Beckham
Chloe Grace finally confirmed this year that she is dating Brooklyn Beckham, son of David and Victoria, saying: “I think the more I don’t make it mysterious the more people don’t care, so yes, we’re in a relationship.”
She Loves to Pull Pranks
An infamous prankster, one of her best practical jokes was her April Fools 2015 prank that took fans from overjoyed to disappointed when she announced her engagement to Brooklyn Beckham on Twitter, admitting 15 minutes later it wasn’t true.
She Goes Against Gender Norms
Chloe Grace is interested in characters who go against gender norms and movies that are “gender equalizing“. She liked her role as Shelby in Neighbors 2 because we get to see a young woman “going off the cuff” and making “rash decisions”.
Fights Against Anti-Feminist
The young actress has the backbone and conviction to go head-to-head with filmmakers over anti-feminist roles. She calls herself a feminist, while acknowledging the stigma of the word but thinks that most people don’t know the definition of feminism.
She’s Very Athletic
While her career is in performing arts, Chloe Grace is also a big sports enthusiast. She loves football, basketball, ice hockey and enjoys swimming.
Has a Close-Knit Family
Instead of being torn apart, her close-knit family actually became even tighter after her father left, when she was just 12 years old. Her four older brothers each stepped up and became like fathers to her.
She Has Trust Issues
Chloe Grace admits she has trouble trusting people, something she attributes to working in show business and in part to her parents’ divorce. But in the past few years, she’s managed to overcome the problem in her personal life.
Her Brother is an Actor
Chloe Grace’s older brother, 29-year-old Trevor Duke-Moretz, is an actor known for such films as the 2009 dramedy Youth in Revolt. He also served as an executive producer on Chloe Grace’s Kick-Ass 2, and is her acting coach.
Dosen’t Care About Fame
Unlike many young actresses, she isn’t motivated by fame. When asked if she wants to be famous, her adamant reply is “No, I want to be good at my craft. I don’t care about fame.”
Loves “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
Considering Audrey Hepburn is one of her favorite actresses, it makes sense that one of her favorite films is the Hepburn classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s. She also loves Gone With the Wind and Black Swan.
She Wants to Work with Johnny Depp
She has an eclectic but very impressive list of actors she wants to work with someday. Her dream castmates include: Nicole Kidman, Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington and Naomi Watts.
She Has a Few Backup Careers in Mind
Chloe Grace has some exciting plans for what she would do if this acting thing doesn’t work out. She would either like to be a producer, writer or director. She also said she might want to fly planes or helicopters.
She Conquered Her Insecurities
Like most young women, she’s dealt with body issues. After her mother refused to let her have plastic surgery at 16, Chloe Grace says she: “found a lot of power within my insecurities. They’re what make me who I am now.”
Chloe Grace Moretz has actively supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. The politically minded 19-year-old even gave a high profile speech at the DNC alongside such celebs as Eva Longoria and Demi Lovato.
She Has a Lot of Exciting New Projects
Chloe Grace is working on a diverse range of upcoming projects, including mental health drama Brain on Fire, co-starring Richard Armitage, and crime drama November Criminals, both due out this year. She’s also playing the title role in a live-action Little Mermaid.