Charlyne Yi

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Charlyne Yi Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
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Charlyne Amanda Yi Wikis

Real NameCharlyne Amanda Yi
BirthdayJanuary 4, 1986
BirthplaceLos Angeles County, California
Zodiac SignCapricorn
ProfessionComedian, actor and writer
Married/HusbandEx: Jet Elfman
Net Worth$1 million
ParentsLuciano Yi and Lydia Yi

Charlyne Yi is a comedian and actor who is well-known for their roles in many comedy movies. Making her screenwriting debut in the movie Paper Heart, they won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2009 Sundance festival. They are popular for their various roles in House, Steven Universe, and Summer Camp Island. Regardless, Charlyne has been making headlines after their serious sexual allegations to the actor James Franco. Besides, they also criticized Seth Rogen for enabling James Franco’s behavior.

Charlyne Amanda Yi was born in 1986 in Los Angeles County, California. They celebrate their birthday on January 4, which makes their age 35. They hold American nationality and come from a mixed ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Charlene left her University to pursue a full-time career in comedy. They started performing in Bloomington, California and performed shows in Los Angeles at The Steve Allen Theater and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. They made their film debut in Judd Apatow’s 2007 film, Knocked Up, and in 2009, Charlyne performed at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival.


In 2009, Charlene served as both executive producer and co-writer in the movie Paper Heart. She also starred as a fiction version of themselves. They were also chosen as one of Venus Zine’s “25 under 25” in the same year. Charlene has appeared in many movies over the years, including The is 40, Nerdland, The Lego Ninjago Movie, NextGen, Second Act, Jexi, Trolls World Tour, Happily, and The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Besides, she was also a regular in the TV series, We Bare Bears, DIY, and Summer Camp Island. Besides, Charlyne Yi also formed the band The Glass Beef with Paul Rust, and together they released their debut album, The Farewell Album, in 2006. As of 2021, Charlyne Yi holds a net worth of $1 million.

Dating, Boyfriend, and Affairs

Charlene Yi identifies as “queer (Non-Binary).” Regardless, the actor was once alleged to be in a relationship with their “Paper Heart” co-star, Michael Cera. Moreover, the duo was rumored to be dating since 2006 and allegedly broke up in 2009. According to the sources, Cera allegedly broke up with Charlene because of his skyrocketing career, which kept them apart for long stretches of time.

However, in 2009, Charlene debunked the rumors. She said,

“I also heard that we broke up [laughs]. Someone sent me an article that said I was really sad. It says that I’m sad that we’re touring together. But he’s actually in Toronto right now filming a movie called ‘Scott Pilgrim.’ So that’s interesting [laughs].”

Nonetheless, the actor was secretly married to her band member, Jet Elfman. The pair were together in a band called Sacred Destinies. Charlyne and Jet were married for over a year before separating in 2017. According to sources, their husband filed for divorce citing, “irreconcilable differences.” Charlyne had hinted at her wedding during her interview with Conan in 2015.

“We’re getting married because we love each other… There’s no rush to pop any babies out.”

Regardless, Charlyne is single at the moment and is not seeing anyone.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

Charlyne was born to their parents, Luciano Yi and Lydia Yi. Their mother is of Filipino and Spanish descent, while their father is of Korean, Irish, Mexican, German, French, and Native American descent.

Body Measurement: Height and Weight

Charlyne stands at the height of 5 feet and 2 inches. Likewise, they have a slim-built body.

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