Steven Yeun

Steven Yeun

Overview: Steven Yeun Biography, Net Worth and Movies

Steven Yeun Sang-yeop Born in South Korea on December 21, 1983 in Seoul. His journey began a world away from the Hollywood limelight. Immigrating to the United States with his family, Yeun’s artistic side blossomed during his college years at Kalamazoo College. He discovered a passion for acting and co-founded the improvisational comedy group “Asian American Playback.” This early foray into performance foreshadowed the captivating screen presence that would later enthrall audiences worldwide.

Yeun’s professional acting career kicked off in the late 2000s with appearances in various television shows. However, it was his breakout role as Glenn Rhee in AMC’s post-apocalyptic juggernaut “The Walking Dead” (2010-2016) that truly propelled him into the spotlight. For six seasons, Yeun breathed life into the kind-hearted and resourceful Glenn, becoming a fan favorite and earning praise for his nuanced portrayal. Though his character’s untimely demise left a void in the series, it also opened doors for Yeun to explore diverse cinematic horizons.

Steven Yeun took on challenging roles in independent films and showcasing his versatility and willingness to push boundaries. Yeun’s performances garnered critical acclaim, solidifying his position as a rising star in the industry.

Steven Yeun heartfelt performance as a Korean, chasing the American dream resonated deeply. He numerous accolades, including a historic Academy Award nomination and the first for an Asian-American male in 28 years.

BornDecember 21, 1983
BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea
BirthNameYeun Sang-yeop
Height5 fit 7 inc
SpouseJoana Pak
ChildrenJude Malcolm Yeun
ParentsJune Yeun
Je Yeun

Steven Yeun Networth and Earnings

Steven Yeun’s journey is a testament to his dedication, talent, and unwavering pursuit of artistic excellence. As he continues to explore new avenues and captivate audiences with his depth and charisma. Steven Yeun net worth is estimated $4 Million.

Steven Yeun Earnings From Movie

MovieYearEarnings
Minari2020$12 million
Okja2017$8 million
Burning2018$5 million
Mayhem2017$3 million
I Origins2014$2 million
The Star2017$2 million

Steven Yeun Awards

AwardYearWork
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie2021Minari
National Society of Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actor2021Minari
Golden Globe Award
Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama2021Minari
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role2021Minari
Critics’ Choice Television Award
Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television2021Minari
Academy Award
Best Actor2021Minari
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead2021Minari