Margaret Cho Biography


Margaret Cho

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Birth Name: Margaret Cho
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   49 Years
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A famous American personality, Margaret Moran Cho is professionally known as Margaret Cho. She is an actress, stand-up comedian, fashion designer, singer-songwriter, and author. Cho is well-known for her stand-up performances, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially of race and sexuality. She is a native of San Francisco, California born to a Korean parent Young-Hie and Seung-Hoon Cho.

Margaret Cho was raised in a racially diverse neighborhood surrounded by old hippies, Chinese, Korean, and drag queens. During her childhood, Cho was bullied hated and bitten the surrounded people. Not only that Margaret was sexually molested by a family friend during minority. That kind of situations made her mentally unfit and that hampered her studies.

Cho attended "Lowell High School" and "San Francisco School of the Arts". At the age of 15, she started working as phone sex operator and also as a dominatrix.

Heading towards her professional career, Cho debuted in the acting industry through the movie, “Move the Crowd” in 1992. Further, in the same year, she made her appearance in the series “The Golden Palace” as the character of Dr. Fong. Since then she has appeared in 32 movies, including TV series.

Margaret's first step to the movie industry began from the “Angie” where she appeared as Role Admission Nurse #2. Some of her famous movies include $pent, Bam Bam and Celeste, Falling for Grace, One Missed Call, 17 Again, Senior Project, Tooken, Hurricane Bianca and etc.

Apart from establishing himself in television industry Margerate is also a famous author. her popular books “I’m the One That I Want” and “I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight”. 

Cho is a multi talented personality, she has her steps in numbers of fields, she was involved in the music industry as well. Her two albums are "Cho Dependent" and "American Myth'.

Margaret Cho holds an American nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnicity. Looking more on her personal life, Cho was in a love affair with Quentin TarantinoChris Isaak, and comedian actor, Scott Aukerman

In 2003, Cho married her boyfriend AL Ridenour. However, the couple divorced after spending 11 years together. Later she officially announced that she is a bisexual and currently living a single life.

Looking towards her economic aspects, Margaret has a total net worth of $3 million.

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Born in United States OF America.

1968

An American-Korean actress and stand-up comedian Margaret Cho was born on 5th of December in 1968 in San Franciso, California, U.S. under the zodiac sign Sagittarius.

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Her Awards

1991

In 1994, Cho won the American Comedy Award for “Best Female Comedian”. Apart from this, she was awarded prestigious titles such as Golden Gate Award, Lambda Liberty Award, First Amendment Award and Asian Excellence Award.

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Starred in The Golden Palace

1992

In 1992, Margaret Cho began her career from a small role on the CBS sitcom, The Golden Palace. In the following year, she appeared in the television drama series “Red Shoe Diaries”.

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Married Ridenour

2003

In 2003, actress Margaret Cho married to AL Ridenour. The couple lived happily together happily for 11 years. the reason behind their divorce remained unknown to the media.

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Her Music Career

2008

In September of 2008, Cho released her debut single “I Cho Am a Woman”, which was produced by Desmond Child. Since then Cho has released several songs including Her Pussy Exploded, I Am Hag, When It Gets racial, Hello Kitty and much more.

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Hosted Fashion Police

2016

In 2016, Cho hosted the the show Fashion Police. In the same year, she starred in the Hollywood movie “Hurricane Bianca” portraying the role of Wig Shop Owner.

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Current Net Worth

2017

As of 2017, actress Margarate Cho has an estimated net worth of $3 million, which she earned through her professional career, as a stand-up comedian, singer, and actress.

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