Hong Kong-born and bred Adeline Rudolph has been making a name for herself in LA showbiz. Even if you haven’t heard her name before, you’ve probably seen her face as Agatha Night on Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina , Minerva Mable on The CW’s Riverdale or on Instagram, where she’s amassed over 600,000 followers. You’ll soon find her starring in Resident Evil, a live-action series based on the popular video game franchise, set to debut this summer. So what do we know about the 27-year-old rising star? She was born and raised in Hong Kong Born on February 10, 1995, Rudolph hails from Hong Kong and is of Korean and German descent. Little is known about her family except her twin sister, Caroline, with whom she shares an acute sisterly bond. Both like to share snippets of them together on social media. After attending German-Swiss International School in her hometown, Rudolph moved to London and enrolled in fashion design and development at UCL. How Miss Hong Kong 2020 Lisa Tse went from Scottish nurse to Canto TV star She then landed a modelling gig with Next Model Management, a global agency that represents up-and-coming talents, during her relocation to the US. Then she moved into music videos and, of course, acting, nabbing a debut role in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina in 2018. Despite being quite the jet-setter, Rudolph remarked in a 2020 interview with Vogue Hong Kong what she misses most about home: “I miss the mountains and food of Hong Kong the most, and street food is one of the best.” Her modelling career – and more Besides studying the discipline at university, Rudolph made another foray into the fashion world. At 174cm and blessed with striking good looks, it doesn’t come as too much of a surprise that she first tested the waters in a modelling career. Besides working with Next Model Management in the US, she’s also signed with Primo in Hong Kong and PMA in Hamburg, and has graced the glossy magazines of Marie Claire and Elle . How Eileen Gu made over US$30 million in luxury endorsements But many showbiz stars are multitalented with multi-hyphenated titles – and Rudolph is ambitious on that front too. Rudolph told Coup de Main Magazine that she would be open to exploring a music career down the line as it “accompanies acting beautifully”. To Vogue Hong Kong , she declared “[I] would love to explore writing and directing someday. I’m trying to get more involved in philanthropy and be a positive voice for what I believe in.” She’s an advocate for diversity As a Eurasian actress, Rudolph proudly speaks out on the importance of diversity and inclusivity and thinks her generation is at the forefront as it “challenges existing social and political norms and is more inclusive, open and progressive than previous generations”, she noted in her Vogue Hong Kong interview. On inspiration, she added that, growing up, she was obsessed with Anne Frank and Helen Keller, and today she looks up to Zendaya and Greta Thunberg. 5 Hong Kong celebrity couples who broke up and got back together In another interview with Schon Magazine , Rudolph mentions how she feels fortunate to have learned from her “powerful and strong friends” who are vocal about standing up against Asian hate, for Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+ rights and more. She’s close to her co-stars Having starred in two major television series backed by giants Netflix and The CW, Rudolph has already made “lifelong friends”, she told Schon , and shares all about it on her social media. Famous friends include bestie Abigail Cowen, Kiernan Shipka, Tatiana Gabrielle Hobson and many more, but let’s not forget her handsome beau Tommy Martinez who she’s been dating since 2018 and who she attends red carpets with. Although they’re not technically co-stars, the Venezuelan actor had a role playing Malachai on Riverdale until 2018, while his girlfriend didn’t join the same show until 2021. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Adeline Rudolph (@adelinerudo) Rudolph will soon star in Netflix’s Resident Evil alongside Lance Reddick (who’s been in John Wick ), Charlie’s Angels ’ Ella Balinska and Tamara Smart, in a haunting narrative set in 2036, 14 years on from a global apocalypse caused by a deadly virus – a pandemic story that feels all too familiar these days. 4 of Asia’s richest power couples – from K-pop to Bollywood She’s very proud of her Asian heritage Aside from standing up for inclusivity for all, Rudolph herself is a proud Asian who grew up with a multicultural background, and a trilingual polyglot speaking English, German and Korean. In a front-page feature with Glamour , Rudolph spoke alongside fellow Asian pals Nicole Kang, Leah Lewis and Momona Tamada in a round-table discussion on the state of Asian inclusivity in Hollywood and their ambitions for what’s next. “I hope we can all have more conversations like these and inspire future generations to have these ‘aha’ moments. From there, we can really get to a point where we, as Asian people, can stand up for ourselves without hesitation and be fully proud of who we are and our heritage.” Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .