Margaret Cho Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2021
Facts of Margaret Cho
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-5
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Margaret Cho
Birth Name Margaret Moran Cho
Father Seung-Hoon Cho
Mother Young-Hie Cho
Nationality Ameriacan
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $3 million
Weight in KG 54 KG
Married Yes
Married to Al Ridenour
Children N/A
Education Lowell High School
Awards American Comedy Award
Movies Senior Project
TV Show Dr. Ken
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Comedian Margaret Cho does not have talents that are limited to stand up routines. She is a fashion designer, actress, singer-songwriter, author as well as an actress. The comedian grabbed attention after creating and starring in the ABC sitcom All-American Girl. 

Early Life And Education Of Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho was born on December 5, 1968, to a Korean family living in San Francisco, California. Margaret has gone on to accept the fact that she had been raped continuously through her childhood and her teenage years. She considers the area she grew in to be full of racially diverse ex-druggies, hippies, burnouts, drag queens, Chinese and Korean people.

Cho stayed in the area through 1970 to 1980s with parents Young Hie and Seung Hoon Cho. For her poor grades, she has been expelled from her high school. Her interest in arts led her to be accepted in the San Francisco School of the Arts which marked the beginning of her career.

Margaret Cho's Professional Career 

Margaret Cho's stand up career began after she left the club adjacent to her parent’s bookstore and started working in other clubs, university campuses and finally on television. She appeared on Golden Girls, Bob Hope special and also in the Arsenio Hall Show. As of now, she is known best for her stand up routines which include the exclusive criticism of social and political problems related to sexuality and race.

A versatile personality, Cho has also led on to create music videos and has opened her own clothing line of underwear. Her acting credits include acting as Charlene Lee in It’s My Party, as an FBI colleague in the movie Face/Off etc. she has also appeared on television and was a part of the cast of the TV series entitled Drop Dead Diva. She appeared also as a paralegal assistant, Teri Lee on Lifetime Television.

Margaret Cho's Net Worth

Margaret Cho, through her exquisite acting skills and humanitarian work, has accumulated a net worth of 3 million dollars, in 2019. She is a charitable person often acknowledging aspects related to the LGBT society. 

Margaret Cho's Personal Life And Relationship 

As far as her personal life is concerned, Margaret Cho is a married woman who tied the knots with the artist Al Ridenour in 2003. She is openly bisexual. Her husband Al was involved in the Art of Bleeding and in the Cacophony Society. The couple did not last long and divorced in 2014. She is an avid supporter of the LGBT community and has won several awards for her role in enhancing the conditions of the people of the LGBT society and for speaking out for the discrimination against Asians.

She considered her marriage to be conventional despite her and her husband being weird people. As of April 2015, she referred to herself as divorced and filed for divorce in August 2015. Before Al, she has had relationships with Dave Navarro, Scott Aukerman, Michael Landry, Garrett Wang, and Chris Isaak. She has not been married since her divorce.

The actress is active on social networking sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Margaret Cho's Body Measurement And Other Facts

Margaret Cho's height is 5 feet and 5 inches and her immaculate standup comedy has led her to accumulate a number of fans willing to search up her details. 


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