Bobby Lee is one of those actors, who struggled a lot to be what he is today. His parents wanted him to follow the family business. However, he went against his parents’ decision and chased his dream. He later got an apology from his father who didn’t support him at the beginning.
Lee is a comedian actor and a writer. He has contributed his talent on many movies, some of which are ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas’ (2011), ‘Paul’ (2011) and ‘Pineapple Express’ (2008).
Bobby Lee: Biography
Bobby was born as Robert Lee, Jr. on September 17, 1971, to his parents- Robert and Jeanie Lee in San Diego, California. He is also one of the Asian-American Entertainer like Joanna Gaines. Lee is an American citizen of Korean ethnicity. He is the eldest son in his family and has a younger brother named Steve Lee.
Bobby Lee: Drug Abuse and Career
Lee went through rehab following a serious marijuana and meth abuse at the age of 12. And got cleaned at the age of 17. After graduating from Poway High School in Poway, California, he left his parents’ house. At the age of 18, Robert Jr started working in restaurants and coffee shops and at the same time, he attended Palomar College.
In 1994, Lee took his first step toward his dream, it was when he lost his job at the coffee shop after the business closed down. Later, he worked odd jobs at the La Jolla Comedy Store in San Diego. Subsequently, he tried his abilities at stand-up at the club during one of the amateur nights. Then in no time, he was getting offers to open for Pauly Shore and Carlos Mencia. Lee also got a legitimate job at The Comedy Store in Los Angles owned by Mitzi, Pauly Shore’s mother.
After a lot of his hard work, Lee later became the only East Asian cast member of Mad TV in 2001 and remained until the series was over in 2009. The actor came back for a brief stint when MADtv swung back to action on The CW in 2016.
Surprisingly, Bobby again got into drug abuse when a Mad Tv producer told him they won’t be using him in the show a lot because he’s not funny enough. It ended his years of sobriety. Fortunately, he got off the drugs and became sober again soon after following MadTV producer Lauren Dombrowski’s intervention in his case on the show.
The comedian’s other projects include appearances in movies and shows like ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ in 2002, ‘Animal Practice’ in 2012, ‘The Dictator’ in 2012, ‘Hangover’ in 2010 and British comedy film ‘Laid’ in America in 2016. He then started a weekly podcast called Tigerbelly in 2016, in collaboration with his wife, Khalyla Kuhn.
Bobby Lee: Wife and Girlfriend
Bobby Lee met Khalyla on popular dating site, Tinder. Later, Lee poured his heart out about Khalyla on social media confirming that they are dating. In August 2016, the duo turned into husband and wife at New York Church.
Bobby Lee: Brother
As mentioned earlier, Bobby is a big brother to Steve Lee who was born on August 25, 1977. Steve also battled with substance addiction in the past just like his brother. Lee met David Chloe, an underground artist who brought him on board his famous podcast DVDASA- Double Vag Double Anal Sensitive Artist. Later made appearances with Money Mark, Asa Akira, Dylan Fujioka, Die Antwoord, Eddie Kim Bobby Lee and plenty of others. Next Steve started his own podcast called ‘The Steebee Weebee Show’ inspired by his brother.
Bobby’s lil brother also appeared in many non-speaking roles on Mad TV during his brother’s time on the show.
Bobby Lee: Net Worth, Height
The comedian has been able to assemble a net worth of $1 Million, which is not a surprise for us after all the things he has gone through his life.
Lee is a cute boy and might not be the tallest standing at 5 feet 4 inches. He has black hair color with a pair of dark brown eyes.