John Cho is an actor, musician, writer and producer, who was born in South Korea and moved to the United States when he was a child. He currently has over 100 credited acting roles in movies and series. Go on reading to know John Cho’s net worth in 2019, professional career and personal life below.
Actor John Cho was born as Cho Yo Han on June 16, 1972 in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. He moved along with his family to the United States when he was around 6 years old. During his early days in the United States, John Cho lived with his family in several locations such as Daly City in California, Seattle, Monterey Park in California and in Houston in Texas.
John Cho was mostly grown and raised in Los Angeles, where he settled along with his family after several locations. He finished his schooling from the Herbert Hoover High public high school, and he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California Berkeley in 1996.
For his personal life and marriage, John Cho has been married to the actress, director and screenwriter Kerri Higuchi since 2006. John and Kerri have 1 son and 1 daughter together, their son Kage Cho is the oldest and he was born in 2008. John Cho was a supporter of the former African American president Barack Obama.
Prior to acting, John Cho was an English teacher at an independent school in California named Pacific Hills School. By that time, he was also working at an Asian American theater organisation named East West Players. John Cho began gaining attention after his small role in “American Pie” movie, which he also reprised it in the movie’s other installments.
John Cho’s first and most noticeable major acting role was in the adventure comedy movie “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, which he reprised it in the movie’s other sequels. His most recent series appearance was in the horror drama series “The Exorcist’.
John Cho has many 2018 – 2019 work. He is the producer and star of a drama movie titled “Connoisseur”. John Cho is also one of the actors of several new movies including the science fiction thriller “Caller ID: Entity”, a drama titled “Searching’, another sequel of “The Grudge” and an untitled “Star Trek” sequel.
Awards & Achievements
John Cho has received a few award winnings and nominations. His role in “Star Trek” movie got him a couple of award wins including the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Ensemble Cast, the Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Acting Ensemble, and he was nominated for the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.
John Cho’s performance in “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” movie got him 3 award nominations, MTV Movie Award for Best on Screen Team, MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Performance and the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Rockstar Moment. All the nominations for the movie were shared with actor Kal Penn.
Net Worth of John Cho
The actor, musician, writer and producer John Cho net worth is set to $23 million. He made his wealth of millions from the credited acting roles he has in movies and series. John Cho’s highest grossing movies are “Harold & Kumar” and its installments, next to the “Star Trek” movies.
John Cho is one of the most loved to watch Asian American actors. He didn’t win many awards but he’s expected to in the upcoming months and years because he has been getting more acting roles these days. John Cho is currently happily living with his wife Kerri Higuchi and their children in Los Angeles.