Margaret Cho

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 5, 1968
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity Asian-American
Marital Status Married
Spouse Al Ridenour (Husband)
Married on 2003
Children(s) N/A(Kids)
Net Worth(s) $3 Million
Name on Birth Margaret Moran Cho (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.65 m
Weight N/A
Religion N/A
Eye Color Black, Brown
Hair Color Gray Black
Twitter @margaretch
Body Measurements N/A
Age 53 Years

Margaret Cho is many, many things: comedian, actress, political commentator, gay rights advocate and an amateur ballroom dancer.


Margaret Cho was born on December 5, 1968 in San Francisco, California, USA. Her birth name was Margaret Moran Cho.


She grew up in a racially diverse neighborhood in the 1970s and 1980s, which she described as a community of old hippies, ex-druggies, burn-outs from the 1960’s, drag queens, Chinese people, and Koreans.

School College

She was kicked out of Lowell High School because she had a 0.60 GPA. After Cho expressed an interest in performance, she auditioned and was accepted into the San Francisco School of the Arts, an area arts high school. While at the school, she became involved with the school's improvisational comedy group.

Father, Mother

Her mother was unable to provide for Margaret on her own, so she sent Margaret to Korea to live with her father and grandparents. Her father writes joke books and a newspaper column in Seoul, South Korea.

Children Kids

She is openly bisexual and she has no kids.

Boyfriend, dating and affair

In 1994 Cho was in a relationship with Quentin Tarantino and he appeared in the Pulp Fiction-parody episode of her All-American Girl sitcom, Pulp Sitcom. She also dated musician Chris Isaak. Cho dated Scott Aukerman in the 1990s, and has admitted in her book to being unfaithful to him during their relationship.

Career Life and Jobs

Cho began performing stand-up comedy around California in the late '80s and early '90s. In 1994, she got her own ABC sitcom, All American Girl, which lasted only one season. Cho is openly bisexual and is a strong advocate for gay rights. Since 1997, Cho has released seven comedy albums and four concert films. In 2010, Cho became a contestant on the ABC reality show dancing With the Stars. In 2008, she had her own short-lived VH1 reality series, The Cho Show. It lasted only one season. In 2009, Cho joined the cast of the Lifetime original series Drop Dead Diva. In addition to her comedy albums and concert films, Cho has penned two books: I'm the One That I Want in 2000 and I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight in 2005. In 2010, Cho released Cho Dependent, her first album of musical comedy.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

Cho married Al Ridenour, an artist involved in the production of Cacophony Society and the Art of Bleeding, on 13 June, 2003.

Hot, legs, feet, and pictures

She is not so hot but she has a charming personality. She has nice legs. She has nice feet too. Many different sites contain her pictures and she is popular in the internet.

Height, weight and age

She is a little bit tall with a height of five feet and five inches. She has maintained a nice balance between her height and weight.

Nationality and Ethnicity

She is an American by nationality and she is from Asian ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

She has earned a lot of money throughout her career. She has always been paid well and she has a nice income.

Award and Achievement

April 30, 2008, was declared "Margaret Cho Day" in San Francisco.

The online human rights awareness project America 2049 had Margaret portray one of the main characters, whose videos were played as part of the main storyline. The Facebook-interfaced game uses a fictional, fractioned future in order to highlight today's social inequities. Through her hard work, Margaret has had the opportunity to be heard, to extend her point of view and become regarded as a true pioneer in her field.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

One of her famous quotes include, “Being called ugly and fat and disgusting to look at from the time I could barely understand what the words meant has scared me so deep inside that I have learned to hunt, stalk, claim, own and defend my own loveliness.”

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