Chloé Zhao becomes second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes

Zhao, who directed “Nomadland,” is the very first lady of Asian descent and 2nd lady ever to win the very best director award in the Golden Globes’ 78-year history.

“This award belongs to the whole ‘Nomadland’ team,” Zhao stated. “Thank you, everyone who made it possible for me to do what I love.”

Chloé Zhao accepts the best director - motion picture award for 'Nomadland' via video from Bryce Dallas Howard onstage at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Rainbow Room and broadcast on February 28, 2021 in New York, New York.

Zhao’s movie likewise got finest movie – drama.

Zhao is the very first lady to win finest director at the Golden Globes considering that Barbara Streisand won in 1983 for “Yentl.”

This year had actually marked the very first time ever that 3 female directors made elections for finest director.

Zhao was chosen together with Emerald Fennell (“Promising Young Woman”), Regina King (“One Night in Miami”), David Fincher (“Mank”) and Aaron Sorkin (“The Trial of the Chicago 7”).

An overall of 8 ladies have actually been chosen in the classification considering that the Golden Globes started.

Barbara Streisand, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Ava DuVernay and Kathryn Bigelow have actually likewise been chosen in the classification.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.