Steven Yeun made his career as an South Korean born American actor as well as a producer. He got his name and fame after portraying the role of Glenn Rhee in a television series named The Walking Dead, which was released in the year 2010 and lasted till 2016. He has also portrayed the role of Ben in a movie called Burning, which was released in the year 2018. He even made his appearance in a film called Minari, which was released in the year 2020 and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was the first Asian American actor to do so. He was even nominated for the Screen Actors Guild in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
Steven Yeun Early Life
Steven Yeun was brought up to this world on 21st December of 1983. He was born in Seoul, which is situated in South Korea. His father used to be an architect in South Korea. Later they moved to Canada in Regina in the year 1988. He even has a younger sibling named Brian. They later settled in the U.S., and they resided in Taylor, which is situated in Michigan. He completed his schooling at Troy High School in the year 2001. He even attended the Ruth M. Buck Elementary School. He completed his graduation from Kalamazoo College.
Steven Yeun Career
He decided to make his career in Chicago instead of joining law school or medical school. He then joined Stir Friday Night, a Chicago-based Asian American Sketch Comedy Troupe. He even joined the Second City in Chicago, and then he moved to Los Angeles in the year 2009. He first portrayed the role of Glenn Rhee in a movie named The Walking Dead, which was aired on AMC television and was a horror drama-Based film.
This series became the highest-rated series on the television media. He left the show in 2016 while it was at its season 7 premiere. In the same year, he was cast in an action horror film named Mayhem which Joe Lynch directed. It was released on 10th November 2017.
Later in 2016, he It was cast in an adventure film called Okja, which Bong Joon Ho directed. It was even released on Netflix on 28th June 2017. He even worked as a voice artist in a movie named The Star, which was released in the year 2017.
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Steven Yeun Personal Life
Steven Yeun tied his knot with Joana Park, a photographer, on 3rd December 2016. She currently resides in Los Angeles. He lives in Los Angeles, which is situated in the US. He is a proud father of 2 children. He even supports Detroit Pistons and Detroit Red Wings.
Steven Yeun Net Worth
Steven Yeun has a net worth of $5 million. He has earned this through his hard work and determinationon towards his work.