Fortuna was born in Hong Kong in an artistic family. Father John Chia Wen Sung was a film director, a producer and an educator. Mother was an actress. When Fortuna was 12 years old, she moved to Rome, Italy with her family where her father received an education in classical music and film. 

Fortuna completed her Fine Arts degree in San Francisco, CA and is now residing in New York working alongside Matthew Garrison on the various projects they had started since 2010. 

Co-Founder: ShapeShifter Lab

Co-Founder: ShapeShifter Plus (non-for-profit org)

Co-Founder: ShapeShifter Lab Plus