John Cho

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 16, 1972
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity Asian
Marital Status Married
Spouse Kerri Higuchi (Wife)
Married on 2006
Children(s) Kage Cho
Net Worth(s) $16 million
Name on Birth John Yohan Cho (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.78 m
Weight N/A
Religion Christian
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Twitter @JohnTheCho
Body Measurements N/A
Age 50 Years

John Yohan Cho is a Korean-American actor and musician. He starred as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films and played the character John, MILF Guy No. 2 who popularized the term "MILF" in the American Pie films.


John Cho was born on 16 June 1972, in Seoul, South Korea as John Yohan Cho.


He moved to the United States in 1978. He was raised in Los Angeles, where his family settled after living in Houston, Seattle, Daly City, California, and the Monterey Park section of Los Angeles.

School College

Cho graduated from Herbert Hoover High School, in Glendale, California, in 1990. He then attended the University of California, Berkeley, graduating in 1996 with a BA degree in English, and taught English at Pacific Hills School in West Hollywood, California.

Father, Mother

His father was a minister in the Church of Christ, and was originally from North Korea.

Children Kids

Cho and his wife have a son born in 2008 and a daughter born in 2013.

Girlfriend, dating and affair

He is happily married and has two children. He does not have any side affairs.

Career Life and Jobs

His first role in a major motion picture was as Aide #3 in Wag the Dog (1997), starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro. Roles in films such as American Beauty (1999), The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000) and American Pie 2 (2001) followed, and in 2001 he landed the recurring part of Chou Presley in the WB sitcom, Off Centre, which lasted for two seasons.

Work in features continued, playing Dustin Wong in Big Fat Liar and reprising his role as John in the third American Pie installment, American Wedding (2003). Cho won his first starring role in a wide release as Harold in New Line Cinema's Harold & Kumar go to White Castle (2004). Although the film takes place in New Jersey, it was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, featuring cameos from stars such as Anthony Anderson, Ethan Embry, Jamie Kennedy and Neil Patrick Harris. The film was such a big hit at the box office that two sequels have been made—Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011). Cho has also played the lead role of Larry Finkelstein in the comedy See This Movie (2004) and Lt. Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek (2009), plus a supporting role in the 2012 remake of Total Recall.

In 2012, Cho joined the cast of the NBC series Go On, which stars Matthew Perry.

When not acting, John keeps busy as the lead singer for the Los Angeles band "Left of Zed."

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Cho married actress Kerri Higuchi in 2006.

Shirtless and pictures

He plays some sexually appealing roles such as his role in American Pie. His shirtless pictures are widely found all over the internet at various sites. Girls often search for his pictures.

Height, weight and age

He is significantly tall with a height of 178 centimeters. He also has a nice height-weight balance.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He is an American citizen and his ethnicity is Asian. He follows Christianity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

John Cho is a Korean-American actor with a net worth of $16 million. John Cho earned his net worth acting in movies and television.

Award and Achievement

He has been nominated for MTV Awards thrice and has won an award for his work at Star Trek awarded by the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

One of his personal quotes is, “With music I get to feel real ownership with what I do. I write it, I perform it and even if it is crap, it is mine. With acting, you are a small part of the creative process, and sometimes it is hard to feel like you are making an impact.”

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