Know About John Cho; Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Height, Star Trek

Published Date: 05 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 05 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

John Cho and acting have been close friends for quite a long period of time. In fact, the South Korean-descent actor marched into the acting industry at the age of 25. Since, the platform has garnered him with commanding fortune as well as a beautiful wife.

It is the part of the revolution that Asian actors light up the stage of Hollywood just as John Cho is doing. While defying all the racial stereotypes, the promising actor is spreading quite a charm in Hollywood TV and movies.

Bio & Family; Age, Height

Born as Cho Yo Han on 16 June 1972, John Cho, age 46, hails from Seoul, South Korea. He immigrated to Los Angeles in 1978 with his family at a very young age. Before settling there, John lived in Houston, Seattle, Daly City, and California alongside his North Korean former Christian minister father.

Standing tall at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m), John finished his high school education from Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, California in 1990. Later, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley and graduated in 1996 with a BA degree in English. Following his graduation, John landed a job of English tutor at Pacific Hills School in West Hollywood, California.

Career, Net Worth

The Korean-American actor records a gripping net worth of $20 Million from his TV and movie gigs. The commanding sum is the result of his praiseworthy portrayal of Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek reboot film series and also as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar comic film series.


John Cho as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek Beyond (Picture: Variety)

Before bagging major movie roles, John commenced his acting career with a 1997-released black comedy movie, Wag the Dog. Two years later, he claimed massive public notice as the MILF Guy in the teen sex comedy flick, American Pie. He went on to star in the sequels: American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), and American Reunion (2012).

Also awaited for his roles on drama flick Tigertail (2019), and an anthology web series The Twilight Zone (2019), John is set to play Spike Spiegel in Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop.

Co-Parents Two Kids With Actress Wife

John Cho is a married man. The Star Trek actor shares a romantic bliss with his actress-director wife, Kerri Higuchi. The couple first met eyes way back in the 90s while they both attended the University of California. Subsequently, they again crossed each other’s path in Los Angeles and soon developed a romantic connection. John and Kerri went on to tie the wedding knot in 2006.


John Cho with wife Kerri Higuchi at an event for The Oscars 2017 (Picture: IMDB)

Two years after sharing the nuptial vows, the actor pair welcomed their first baby, a son named Kage Cho in May 2008. Later on, the couple was blessed with a beautiful daughter in February 2013.

Some Interesting Facts About John Cho

  • While carrying his English tutor job, John also worked at East West Players’ theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
  • He is a 2013 member of the University of California, Berkeley Wall of Fame.
  • Besides acting, John is known as a lead singer of a Los Angeles garage rock band, Viva La Union
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