John Yohan Cho Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Personal Life, Career

John Yohan Cho

John Yohan Cho is an actor and musician from the United States who has appeared in both television and movies. John Yohan Cho is from a Korean family. With the film ‘American Pie,’ the TV series ‘Harold and Kumar,’ and the film ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ he became well-known. He began his career as an extra in Asian-American films. He made history as the first Asian-American romantic male lead on American television with his performance in the 2014 sitcom Selfie, in which he co-starred in with Karen Gillan.

Early years

John Cho was born on June 16, 1972, in Seoul, South Korea, to a Christian family. His ancestors are Koreans. His father was a Church of Christ minister. When John was six years old, his family relocated to California, USA. John Cho grew raised in the Los Angeles area.

His father dreams of making a film about his father’s experiences in North Korea. John Cho is a fantastic performer with a lot of potentials. He confesses that if he had stayed in South Korea longer, he would not have achieved the stature he has now.

More Facts about John Yohan Cho

Age: 49 years 10 months
Birth Date: June 16, 1972
Horoscope (Sunshine): Gemini
Full Name: John Yohan Cho
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Net Worth: $ 16 million
Salary: N/A
Height / How tall : 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Ethnicity: Korean
Nationality: American
Profession: Film actor, Musician
Education: University of California
Weight: N/A Kg
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark brown
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Stone: Agate
Lucky Color: Yellow
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius, Libra


He went to Glendale, California’s Herbert Hoover High School. In 1996, he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a BA in English. He taught English at Pacific Hills School in West Hollywood, California, while also working at East West Player’s (Asian-American) theater in Los Angeles.

John Yohan Cho
Caption:John Yohan Cho with his wife (Source: Pinterest)

Professional Life and Career

He gained notoriety for his appearance in the film ‘American Pie’ (1999). John Yohan Cho played a variety of parts, but his portrayal of Harold Lee in the 2004 film “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle” catapulted him to popularity.

He was named to People Magazine’s list of the sexiest men alive in 2006 and 2009. He was praised for his portrayal of Hikaru Sulu in ‘Star Trek Beyond.’ In addition, John Cho was cast in a music video. John Yohan Cho is also the lead singer of a rock band in Los Angeles. He has previously stated that he had experienced prejudice in Hollywood and that he had been rejected from certain film genres owing to his color.

Net Worth and Salary

According to data from 2022, he earns a good living and has a net worth of $ 16 million.

Rumors & Controversy

None of John Cho’s co-stars have been linked or related to him. He has a good demeanor. There have been no major rumors or scandals around his personal life. His on-screen character Hikaru Sulu in ‘Star Trek Beyond’ has been shown as gay.

A debate erupted when the decision was made to portray Hikaru Sulu as gay in ‘Star Trek Beyond.’ George Takei, who played Hikaru Sulu in the original ‘Star Trek,’ was likewise critical of the character’s new twist.

This was especially true since George Takei was gay and had a relationship with Brad Altman. However, it was quickly established that the part was portrayed in this manner to pay honor to George Takei. Throughout the episode, John Cho had been a strong advocate for director Justin Lin.

They had also shot a brazen kissing act for this series, he recalled in an interview, but that scene did not make the final cut. During Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, John Cho was a strong supporter.

Body Measurement

He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall. His weight is unknown, and his hair and eyes are dark browns.

Social Media

He uses social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, but he dislikes Facebook. On Twitter, he has 245.5k followers, and on Instagram, he has 196k followers.

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