Steven Yeun is a Korean-American actor who has appeared in films and television shows. Steven Yeun is best known for playing Glenn Rhee in AMC’s horror drama series The Walking Dead (2010–2016). He also appeared in Voltron: Legendary Defender and Trollhunters as a voice actor.
He was born in Seoul, South Korea, on December 21, 1983. Yeun Sang-yelp is his given name. He is of Korean descent and possesses dual South Korean and American citizenship. Je Yeun (father) and June Yeun (mother) are his parents. His father was a designer. Brian Yeun, his younger brother, is his only sibling.
More Facts about Steven Yeun
|Age||38 years 4 months|
|Birth Date||December 21, 1983|
|Full Name||Steven Yeun|
|Birth Place||Seoul, South Korea|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Nationality||South Korean, American|
|Father’s Name||Je Yeun|
|Mother’s Name||June Yeun|
|Best Match for Marriage||Leo, Aquarius|
Steven earned his bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College. In 2005, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a focus on neuroscience.
Professional Career and Awards
Steven Yeun began his acting career as a theater actor at Chicago’s Second City. Shortly after, he joined Stir Friday Night, an Asian-American sketch comedy troupe. In 2009, he made his acting debut in The Kari Files, a short film. That year, he also appeared in a number of short films. His first acting role was in an episode of The Big Bang Theory as Sebastian (2010).
The Walking Dead, an AMC television horror thriller based on the comic book series of the same name, gave Steven Yeun his big break as Glenn Rhee. In 2010, he began portraying the character. In 2016, he quit the show. He won the Satellite Awards in 2012 for his role in the series.
Law & Order: LA, Warehouse 13, Harder Than It Looks, The Legend of Korra, and Filthy Sexy Teen$ are among his previous TV appearances.
He has been the voice of Keith in the Voltron: Legendary Defender series since 2016. Since 2016, he has also been the voice of Steve Palchuk in Trollhunters.
Sorry to Bother You (2018), Burning (2018), The Humans (2020), Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters (2017-18), Tuca & Bertie (2019), Final Space (2018-present), and others are among Steven’s recent acting credits.
Salary and Net Worth
This actor’s net worth is believed to be $5 million. The Star (2017), a film in which he starred, grossed $62.8 million at the box office.
In Koreatown, Los Angeles, he has also invested in a restaurant called The Bun Shop. According to sources, an actor’s annual compensation ranges from $19k to $210k.
Rumors and Controversy
Steven was rumored to be playing the comic book character Nightwing in the upcoming Ben Affleck Batman film. There are currently no rumors that he is involved in any affairs.
Steven Yeun stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches (1.75m). He weighs 68 kilograms. Steven Yeun has brown eyes and black hair. He also wears a size 9 shoe (US).
Steven is a frequent user of social media. He has over 3.3 million Instagram followers and over 1.4 million Twitter followers. His official Facebook profile has over 1.83 million likes and over 1.9 million followers.