Steven Yeun Biography

Published On Jan 24, 2018
Facts of Steven Yeun
Date of Birth: 1983 , December-21
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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The Amercian South Korean actor of South Asian ethnicity, Steven Yeun, attended Kalamazoo College and earned a degree in psychology with a major in neuroscience. The actor began his career as an actor at the Second City in Chicago. Later he joined comedy club consisting Asian American members for a short time.

Steve Yeun beside television has appeared in many short films. He did voiceovers in video games and cartoons. His most prominent movies are My Name is Jerry, I Origins, Okja, Mayhem, etc. He won the Best Actor award at Brooklyn Film Festival for the movie Mayhem.

The Korean actor has done voice acting in animated series and movies like The Legend of Korra, The Star, Voltron The legendary Defenders, Troller hunters, and much more.

Steve Yeun’s major role that gives him a wide stream media attention was the role he played as Glenn Rhee on The Walking Dead, an AMC horror drama; Glenn was the lead actor of the show. Steve left the show when the character was killed off in season 7. For his work, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor on Television at the Saturn Awards in 2011.

It was rumored that Steve Yeun would play the role of DC comic character, Nightwing, in the new Batman movie directed by Matt Reeves featuring Golden Globe and Academy Award Winner, Ben Affleck, but nothing is certain about the news.

Steve Yeun is a happily married man, he married his girlfriend and wife, Joana Park of Asian American Ethnicity in 2016, she is a photographer by profession, together they have a child a son, Jude Malcolm Yeun.

Till now, there is no rumors or controversies of him having any affairs or seeking a relationship outside his married life, as he seems to be very content with his married life. He is down to earth humble person who gains the attention through his outstanding and remarkable performance that he shows through his work.

Yeun’s 2018's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. His fellow actor, a possible best actor on the show The Walking Dead, Norman Reedus makes around $80,000 per episode. Hence, Steven Yeun salary each episode can be assumed at around $60,000.

Additionally, he is an investor of the Bun shop, a Korean Mediterranean Restaurant in Koreatown, Los Angeles, which is co-owned by his brother, Brian Yeun, and James Seok, a fellow partner, and investor; which also adds up to his income.

He has in excess of 3.6 M followers on Instagram and over1.56 M Followers on Twitter. He has 1.9 million fans on his Facebook page.

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Christian Family Seoul,South Korea

December 21 , 1983

Steve Yeun, a Korean American actor is known for his role in American horror television series, the walking dead. He was born in Seoul, South Korea to parents: Je and Jun Yeun. He has a brother, Brian Yeun, grew up in a Devout Christian family.

Degree in pyschology Kalamazoo College

2005

Steve Yeun an American actor of Asian ethnicity grew up in Michigan. He received a degree in psychology with neuroscience as his major subject from Kalamazoo College.

A photographer Joana Park

2016

He married his girlfriend, Joana Park, a photographer by profession and together they have a son, Jude Malcolm Yeun, is currently enjoying a blissful married life.

Brooklyn Film Festival Mayhem

2017

The Walking Dead star, Steve Yeun for his outstanding performance won the Best Actor award for the American horror film, Mayhem at the Brooklyn Film Festival.

The Walking Dead Salary

2018

As of 2018, Steven Yeun's networth is estimated to be $4 million. His monthly salary is $60,000 that he earns from The Walking Dead Franchise. Additionally, he along with his brother Brian Yeun and co-founder and partner, James Seok runs a Korean Meditteranean Restaurant in Los Angeles, USA.