John Cho Net Worth
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John Cho net worth and salary: John Cho is an Korean-American actor who has a net worth of $20 million. John Cho earned his net worth acting in movies and television shows. He is most famous for his role in the Harold & Kumar film and as Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek franchise. He was born in South Korea in 1972 then moved to Los Angeles with his family at the age of 6. Cho’s family settled in Glendale where he attended high school. He then matriculated to UC Berkeley in Northern California. Cho’s big acting break came in the 1999 film American Pie where, in an iconic scene, he popularized the word “MILF”. The American Pie movie roles led to Cho being cast in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle which became a cult favorite. Cho played the role of Harold Lee alongside fellow actor Kal Penn who played the role of Kumar Patel. The movie cost $9 million and went on to gross $24 million at the box office. Two more Harold & Kumar movies have since been released including the upcoming A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. The middle H&K movie cost $12 million to make grossed $66 million internationally. He first appeared as Sulu in the 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise.
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Inspirational Quotes by John Cho
Because I sidestepped all the stereotypical roles, in a way I've made a career out of not being Asian - a lot of my roles weren't written as Asian - so there's an impulse in me that wants to take a U-turn and play a very grounded, real Asian character, maybe an immigrant.John Cho
Sesame Street' early on and then 'Little House on the Prairie' was a big deal in our house. I always identified with 'Little House' because they were wanderers, and there was something about being an immigrant.John Cho
I got sort of sick of seeing Asians being the blank, bland real estate agent or something. I didn't care. It didn't mean anything to me.John Cho
The scariest thing is to go into a new situation for myself, and yet I have a job where I do that every few months, meet a hundred new people, and then have to perform in a very highly pressurized environment.John Cho