Who is Kerri Higuchi? All About John Cho’s Wife

Kerri Higuchi is an American actress who is well-known for playing the role of Dr. Elizabeth Chen in the medical procedural TV series, Grey’s Anatomy. She is also renowned for being the wife of John Cho, the Asian American actor famous for playing the role of Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films.

Despite being an actress and the wife of an actor, Kerri Higuchi, prefers a low-profile life. Aside from her career and a little about her family, very little or nothing is known about her.

Summary Of Kerri Higuchi’s Biography 

  • Full name: Kerri Higuchi
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: White Asian
  • Nationality: American
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Kerri Higuchi’s Husband: John Cho
  • Kerri Higuchi’s Children: 2
  • Kerri Higuchi’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Kerri Higuchi’s Height in Centimetres: 170cm
  • Kerri Higuchi’s Net worth: $1 million
  • Famous for: Being an actress and the wife of Asian-American actor, John Cho

Kerri Higuchi Is Private About Her Early Life

Kerri Higuchi is yet to reveal details about her early life to the public. No media source knows her exact date of birth, however, there are reports that she may have been born in 1971, however, it remains speculative since she is yet to confirm the claim. Her husband, on the other hand, was born on the 16th of June 1972. It is possible that their age may differ by just a few years.

Kerri Higuchi

The actress has mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality. There are reports that her family moved to Los Angeles after World War II but details about where they lived before the war are not available.

Kerri Higuchi Attended UC Berkeley

Details about Kerri Higuchi’s life in high school is one of the information that the media does not have. However, we know that after completing high school she got accepted into UC Berkeley.

Seeing that Kerri and John Cho first met at the University of California Berkeley,  and according to John Cho’s Wikipedia profile, he graduated from the university in 1996, it is clear that Kerri Higuchi was in the university around the mid/late 1990s.

Unfortunately, the detail about what she studied at UC Berkeley is not available to the media. Her husband, on the other hand, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Kerri Higuchi Became John Cho’s Wife In 2006

Despite meeting John Cho at the university probably sometime in the 1990s, Kerri and John did not start dating at the time. After university, they both relocated to Los Angeles and met each other again.

According to John Cho, he got attracted to Kerri after observing her confidence. She knew who she was and what she wanted despite the fact that they were still young and everyone else was trying to figure life out.

After dating for some time, the lovebirds decided that it was time for them to take their relationship to the next level. On the 31st of December 2006, they exchanged marital vows in Northern California. Their wedding was such a big deal for John Cho that he was consumed by so much affection on the wedding night.

She Has Two Children With Her Husband

The union between Kerri Higuchi and John Cho has been blissful since they got hitched in 2006. These two have never been involved in scandals of any sort. Their marriage has also been blessed with two amazing children.

They welcomed their first child and son named Kage Cho in May 2008. Their second child and only daughter was born in February 2013. Neither Kerri nor John have revealed the name of their daughter.

John Cho’s Wife Is Also an Actress And Film Director

Kerri Higuchi is a Hollywood actress and director. However, she is not as active and involved in the industry as her husband. She made her first movie appearance in the movie Enough in late 1990. In the movie, she played a minor role, however, she starred alongside Jennifer Lopez.

She has also been featured in other productions like Sorority Boys, World Inside Me, ER, Without A Trace, More Things Change, Flashforward, Grey’s Anatomy, and Parks and Recreation.

Of all her movie and TV appearances, one of the most renowned is her role in the medical procedural series, Grey’s Anatomy. In the TV series, she played the role of Dr. Elizabeth Chen from 2005 to 2010.

Aside from acting, Kerri Higuchi has equally tried her hands at being a movie director. In 2005, she directed the movie titled Mr Isaac. Her husband, on the other hand, is famous for appearing in movies like; Wish Dragon, Literally, Right Before Aaron, Star Trek Beyond, and That Burning Feeling to mention but a few. He has also been instrumental in mitigating Asian Racism in Hollywood.

She Has Taken A Break From The Entertainment Industry

Kerri Higuchi

After spending a couple of years in the entertainment industry and featuring in a handful of movies, Kerri Higuchi decided to take a break from the industry. According to Cho, his wife decided to take a break in order to focus on more private things. Kerri is now a housewife who spends time ensuring that the children and other house needs are taken care of.

Although Kerri Higuchi has decided to live a private life and take a break from her career in the entertainment industry, her husband continues to laud her for still remaining his support system. According to him, she has been instrumental to his successful career in the industry.

As private as their relationship is, the fact that it has lasted for years without any public scandal makes them couple goals to other Asians living in America and Americans as well.

Kerri Higuchi’s Net Worth

From Kerri Higuchi’s career in the entertainment industry, she has been able to amass an estimated net worth of $1 million for herself. However, this is no way near her husband’s net worth of up to $25 Million.

The beautiful wife of John Cho does not have any known active social media handles. That’s how private she likes to be. Another noteworthy thing to add about her is that she has unique and beautiful body features. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7m and has black hair and eyes.

Kerri Higuchi Lives In Los Angeles With Her Family

Kerri Higuchi is currently enjoying a happy life with her husband and two children. The family lives together in a $3.6 million home in the Los Feliz area in Los Angeles. They also own a home worth $1.3 million near Silver Lake.

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