The famous Korean-American actor, Steven Yeun got wide recognition through appearances in the drama TV series, The Walking Dead and The Big Bang Theory. Some of his other notable movies and TV works include Blowout Sale, Okja, The Twilight Zone, Robot Chicken. In addition to this, he has also lent his voice to a few movies and series.

Apart from his TV works, he is also very famous in social media platform where he has millions of followers. From a decade and a half of his career, he has been able to list himself in the group of multi-millionaires and holds $4 million net worth as of February 2020.

Journey To Accumulation Of Million Dollars Fortune

Developing the passion for acting since college days, Steven Yeun worked hard and today he is listed as one of the talented artists in the Hollywood industry.

Korean-American actor, Steven Yeun accumulated $4 million

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In the early phase of his career, he auditioned for the Monkapult but was rejected. After the rejection, he did lots of struggle to pursue his career in acting.

He moved to Chicago in 2005 and after completing his education, he joined Stir Friday Night. After a few years of work over there, he moved to LA in 2009 to start his professional career in the Hollywood industry.

As of now, Steven has around 40 acting credits including voice works, TV and movie appearances from more than 10 years of career.

Notable Movie Appearances

The Saturn Award Winner, Steven’s first TV appearance was in the short movie named The Kari Files. Following this, he was a cast of several movies such as My Name Is Jerry, Blowout Sale, Like a French Film, Mayhem,  Sorry to Bother You, and Minari.

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TV Series

Just after a year of their movie debut, he made his first TV series appearance in The Big Bang Theory in its third season as Sebastian alongside the major casts Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, and Simon Helberg.

His career got a big breakthrough in 2010 after being the cast of American post-apocalyptic horror television series, The Walking Dead where he shared the screen with Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden.

Following this, he appeared in dozens of series including Law & Order: LA, Filthy Preppy Teen$, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$,  Weird City, The Twilight Zone, I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson.

Voice Works

  • The Star
  • The Legend of Korra
  • American Dad!
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender
  • Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
  • Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters
  • Robot Chicken
  • Final Space
  • 2019 3Below: Tales of Arcadia
  • Tuca & Bertie
  • Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
  • Invincible
  • Crysis(Video Game)
  • Crysis Warhead(Video Game)
  • DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles(Video Game)

Apart from his earnings from the industry, he also earned a good amount as the investor of The Bun Shop, a Korean-Mediterranean fusion restaurant, owned by his brother Brian Yeun and James Seok (New York Morimoto chef).

Is Steven Married? Who Is His Wife?

36 years old Steven Yeun is a married man. He exchanged vows on December 3, 2016, with photographer wife Joana Pak.

Steven Yeun with his wife Joana Pak

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The pair shares two kids: a son named Jude Malcolm Yeun and a daughter.


Steven Yeun was born on  December 21, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea as Yeun Sang-yeop to Je and June Yeun. Steven and his brother Brian Yeun grew up in Troy, Michigan.

Regarding education, he completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2005 from Kalamazoo College.