- Steven Yeun is a Korean-American actor best known for his long-run role in an AMC television horror series The Walking Dead. He gained further recognition after playing the role of Ben in the 2018’s film Burning and the 2020’s film Minari.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Steven Yeun is a Korean-American actor best known for his long-run role in an AMC television horror series The Walking Dead. He gained further recognition after playing the role of Ben in the 2018’s film Burning and the 2020’s film Minari.
Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Steven Yeun was born on 21 December 1983 under the star sign Sagittarius. The 37-year-old actor is Korean-American by nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. He graduated from Troy High School in 2001. Four years later, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kalamazoo College.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Yeun is best known for portraying the role of Glenn Rhee in the hit television series The Walking Dead and Ben in the 2018’s critically-acclaimed film Burning. His role as Jacob Yi in the 2020’s film Minari earned him the honor of the first Asian-American actor to receive a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Yeun has appeared in several other films such as I Origins, Ojka, Mayhem, and Sorry to Bother You. He has also voiced main characters in numerous television series like Voltron: Legendary Defender, Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters, Final Space, Tuca & Bertie, and Wizards: Tale of Arcadia.
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Yeun will appear as Richard in the upcoming award-winning one-act play adaptation The Humans. He is also set to voice act in an eight-episode animated series Invincible, which will release on Amazon Prime in 2021.
The Korean-American actor has earned a colossal net worth from his acting profession. He is one of the finest Asian actors who have earned a top spot in the Hollywood industry. As of December 2020, Yeun has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Yeun is happily married to his long-time wife, Joana Pak. His wife is a photographer by profession.
The Minari actor tied the knot with his wife on 03 December 2016 after dating for seven years. Together, the couple shares two children.
Yeun’s wife, Joana, gave birth to their first child, son Jude Malcolm, on 17 March 2017. Two years later, the couple welcomed another addition to the brood, a daughter, on 30 April 2019. The couple hasn’t disclosed the name of their daughter yet.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The Walking Dead actor was born into a Christian family to parents Je and Jun Yeun. His father, who was an architect in South Korea, moved his family to Regina, Saskatchewan, in 1988. The Yeun family later moved to Taylor, Michigan, and then to Troy, Michigan.
Growing up, Yeun’s family spoke Korean in the home. His parents owned a beauty-supply store in Detroit. He has a younger brother named Brian Yeun.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Yeun stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. He has a slim, fit body that weighs around 70 kg. As an Asian, he has been blessed with black hair and dark brown eyes.