John Cho is an American-Korean actor. Since his 1997 acting career, he has accumulated a net worth of $25 million.
John Cho is further known as Harold Lee & Hikaru Sulu for his prominent role in the films “Harold & Kumar”, and “Star Trek”.
Cho was born in South Korea and moved to the U.S. when he was only six. He passed his childhood in Los Angles. He has portrayed more than 100 credited acting roles in numerous reputed films and series.
John further portrayed in the teen comedy film “American Pie”. In this film, he popularized the term MILF and came into attention. Apart from acting career, Cho is the lead singer of the garage rock band “Left of Zed”.
John Cho: At a Glance
|Real Name||Cho Yo Han|
|Date of Birth||June 16, 1972|
|Birth Place||Seoul, South Korea|
|Spouse||Kerri Higuchi (m. 2006)|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
On June 16, 1972, Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea. In 1978, Cho along with his family moved to Los Angles, United States. His father was originally from North Korea who was the minister of the Church of Christ.
Talk about education, Cho graduated from Herbert Hoover High School. Besides, he took a BA degree in English from the University of California.
Cho’s professional acting career started in 1997 with the film “Shopping For Fangs”. Professionally he gained attention after his 1999 American teen sex comedy film “American Pie”. Later, he appeared in the sequels “American Pie 2”, “American Wedding”, and “American Reunion”.
Cho’s successful professional acting career was between 2004 to 2008. In this period, he played a prominent role in the film “Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle” & “Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay”. The films earned $38 million at the theaters.
In 2007, Cho portrayed the fictional role Hikaru Sulu in the popular “Star Trek” science fiction film. The New York Times praised him highly for his roles in that film.
Cho further played numerous sitcoms and TV series. He is a musician as well. His garage rock band “Left of Zed” released their first self-titled album. The song “Chinese Baby” of the album gained huge popularity.
This talented actor as well as musician earns $3.43 million a year. Besides, his monthly salary is $286k which counts $66k per week. Cho’s hourly rate is $392.
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Cho played a prominent role in the “Star Trek”. He played the role of Sulu in the film. He started learning Martial Arts for the Sulu role. Thus, he learned martial arts for the fictional role Sulu.
Star Trek is a popular science fiction film. Cho portrayed the role of Sulu in the film. The fictional character Sulu served as a helm officer on board the original U.S.S. Enterprise during one of its five-year mission.
Cho’s father belongs to North Korea. In 2018, he appeared in the film “Searching” which made him the first Asian-American actor. Besides, he made history in American television as the first romantic Asian-American actor.