Notable for her work as a stunt performer, actress, and martial artist, she is particularly famous for her roles in the films Mortal Kombat: Legacy and Man of Steel.
She began training as a martial artist when she was only four years old and later joined the Canadian National Wushu Team.
She filmed motion capture sequences for the Ninja Gaiden 3 video game.
Born Samantha Tjhia, she grew up in Ontario, Canada, in a family of Chinese heritage. She later settled in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and fellow stunt performer Allen Jo.
She performed stunts for Kristen Stewart in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2.