Randall Park is an American actor, comedian, and writer, best known for portraying Kim Jong-un in the 2014 film ‘The Interview’. Many people also recognize his work as Eddie Huang’s father, American restaurateur Louis Huang, in Fresh Off the Boat. For which, he has received a nomination for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2016.
He had also worked in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ and DC Extended Universe film ‘Aquaman’. Additionally, he has also worked on several web series including 200 ‘Dr. Miracles’, 2009 ‘IKEA Heights’, and ‘The Game Station – The Street Fighter’. Keep on scrolling below to know more about his information.
Caption: The American actor Randall Park.
Randall Park: Bio, Family, Education
Park was born on 23 March 1974 to Korean immigrants in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Castle Heights, Los Angeles along with his older brother. Furthermore, his mother worked as an accountant at UCLA, Los Angeles while his father owned a one-hour photo store. He has a mixed ethnicity of Vietnamese, Chinese, and American descent.
Regarding his education, he graduated from Hamilton High School’s humanities magnet program. Then he went on to join the University of Califonia in 1993. During that time, he co-founded ‘Lapu, the Coyote that Cares’ which became the longest-running on-campus Asian American theatre company. Later, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English, with creative writing and minor in Asian American studies in 1997. In 2015, he returned to UCLA as a keynote speaker for the Asian American Studies department commencement ceremony and the English department commencement ceremony in 2017.
Randall Park: Career & Life Achievements
After graduation, he worked at the weekly newspaper ‘New Times LA’ as a graphic/print designer for a few years. Then he left the job to pursue architecture school but failed to join the pre-requisite courses. In 2001, he began his stand-up comedy and cited Mike Birbiglia and Mitch Hedberg as his influences. Thereafter, he had also worked with Ali Wong, Vivian Bang, and Eddie Shin, amongst others.
Then in 2003, he made his first screen debut as the main role in the short film ‘Dragon of Love’. Since then, he has been working in different series and movies. His films credit includes 2012 ‘The Five Year Engagement’, 2014 ‘Sex Tape’, 2015 ‘The Night Before’, 2016 ‘Office Christmas Party’, and 2019 ‘Always Be My Maybe’, many more. Moreover, his work in series includes ‘ER’, ‘Mad TV’, ‘Cold Case’, ‘Eli Stone’, ‘Gary Unmarried’, ‘New Girl’, ‘The Office’, ‘Drop the Mic’, and Drunk History’, amongst others.
However, his career added fame when he appeared in the 13th episodes of ‘Veep’ where Kevin Dunn appeared. Following his role ‘Louis Huang’ in 2015 ‘Fresh Off the Boat’, for which he gained a nomination Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2016 and 2017.
His other works include being a frontman for the Bay Area hip-hop/jazz/rock fusion band ‘III Again’. Then he later formed the rap group Novelist and went on to the rap name ‘Dandruff’. He also featured including the ads for HB GO, Ally Financial, and 2011 Father’s Day Verizon Droid.
Randall Park: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his personal life, well the comedian has amassed successful both in professional and personal life. However, he has not disclosed much detail on his married life or date. But we do know that he is happily married to actress Jae Suh Park.
Currently, the couple is spending quality time with each other. Also, the duo worked together on Mindy Kaling‘s ‘The Mindy Project’ as well as the short film ‘Love, NY’. The couple is parenting a beautiful daughter Ruby and live together in the San Fernando Valley. Besides, he is an active supporter of the East-West Players theater group in Little, Los Angeles.
Caption: Randall Park and his wife Jae Suh
Randall Park: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The talented celebrity has earned a considerable amount from his career as a comedian, actor, and director. However, he has not revealed information on his exact salary or income. Therefore, he has a net worth has an estimation of around $1 million.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with personal and verified accounts. On Instagram, he has an account @randallpark with 218k followers. He has a Twitter account @parkrandall with 41k followers. Also, he has an unverified Facebook having over 8.8k followers.
Randall Park: Body Measurements
The actor has a well-maintained and exercised body that stands to a height of 1.75 m and weighs 75 kg. Other than this, there is no information on his body measurement of chest, waist, or biceps. He has a Mongolian face with black eyes and black hair color.