Kerri Higuchi is an American actress and director known for being John Cho‘s wife. She has starred in multiple movies but is mainly known for her role in Enough and Grey’s Anatomy. Similarly, her hubby is also an actor famous for his role in Harold and Kumar and the Star Trek reboot series.
However, despite being an actress she is quite secretive about her personal life. Higuchi has managed to stay under the radar but it hasn’t stopped her fans and well-wishers around the globe to want to know more about Grey’s Anatomy‘s actor. Similarly, they also want to know various facts including John Cho’s marital relationship, wife, nationality, age, and more.
Hence, fasten your seat belts as we are going to answer all of the questions revolving around Kerri Higuchi, John Cho’s wife. So, what are we waiting for? Let’s get started right away.
Who is Kerri Higuchi? A Little Insight on John Cho’s Wife
Kerri Higuchi is a Korean-American actress and director. She was born to father Day Higuchi and mother Charlotte Higuchi. While she has not talked much about her birth detail, sources claim she was born in 1971 which makes her 51 years old as of 2022.
Similarly, talking about her ethnicity, she has a mixed ethnical background belonging to a White-Asian ancestry. Similarly, she is American by nationality.
Her paternal grandparents are Hideko Higuchi, an executive with the Los Angeles County Mechanical and Sheriff’s Departments, and Francis. They relocated to Los Angeles after World War II.
Details on Her Education
After completing high school she joined UC Berkeley. It is the same university where her grandfather and future husband graduated from. However, Kerri hasn’t disclosed much regarding her further studies.
Kerri Higuchi is an Actress By Profession
As we already said earlier, she is an actress and director. John Cho’s wife has starred in a handful of TV shows and movies. She is, however, mainly known for her acting in the movie Enough (2002) and for TV series including Flashforward (2009), & Grey’s Anatomy (2005), alongside Jasmine Guy, Ellen Pompeo, Gavin Houston, & others.
Apart from being an actress, she has also worked as a director for the movie named Mr. Isaac (2005).
However, according to John Cho, she has stepped away from show business to be with their children and prefers to be more of a stay-at-home mom.
Kerri Higuchi and Husband John Cho’s Marriage Details
The lovely duo got hitched in 2006 in Northern California on New Year’s Eve. Likewise, when asked about his wedding experience Kerri’s hubby said,
“It was a lot of fun. We had it in Northern California on New Year’s Eve. I was just fuzzy with affection that night. But it was a big deal! It’s like putting on a one-night-only show. You’re the producer, director, and star, so you’re busy. And you’re the host, so you’ve got a lot going on. I’d like to do it again.”
Since the marriage, the couple has been together and enjoying a happily married life. They have also been blessed with two children and the family of four is currently living in their beautiful $3.6 million mansion in Spanish Villa, Los Feliz.
Talking about their first meeting, the couple met when attending the University of California Berkeley but only started dating when they came to Los Angeles. Similarly, when asked about what were the things that attracted his now wife to him, the American Pie actor, John Cho said,
“My wife was confident in a way that I was very attracted to, She knows who she is. I knew nothing about that. I was so unsettled at that age and so scatterbrained. It’s beautiful to see a self-assured person who knows who she is.”
The pair is madly and deeply in love with one another.
The Couple Shares Two Children
Kerri along with her husband has been blessed with two kids. She gave birth to their first child, a boy, in May 2008 and they named him Kage Cho. Similarly, she gave birth to a second child and this time it was a girl born in February 2013, however, they haven’t disclosed her name to date.
When asked about their children, the couple shares a great bond and enjoys each other’s company.
Kerri Higuchi’s Husband John Cho is Also an Actor
John Cho is an Asian-American actor born Cho Yo-Han on June 16, 1972, in Seoul, South Korea. He started his career working as an English lecturer soon after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley.
He made his first appearance in The Taste of Kona Coffee (1996) but earned a breakthrough from his acting in the comedy movie American Pie (1999). Similarly, he has also done a lot of movies down the line including American Pie 2, American Wedding, and American Reunion.
Apart from that he is also best known for his acting in the Harold & Kumar and Star Trek rebooted series as Harold Lee and Hikaru Sulu respectively.
Likewise, the multi-talented actor has won multiple awards including a ton of nominations. He has won awards like Spotlight Award, the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast, and similarly nominees for the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast and Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.
What Is Kerri’s Net Worth?
Grey’s Anatomy co-star is estimated to have a total net worth of $1 million. She has accumulated her fortune from her career as an actress and director.
Similarly, her other half John Cho is estimated to have a total net worth of $25 million. He has accumulated wealth from his career as an actor.
Is Kerri Higuchi on Instagram? Details on Her Social Media Presence
She isn’t active on Instagram. The reason lies behind her secretive persona as Kerri wants to keep her personal life away from the prying eyes of the media.
On the other hand, her husband John Cho is active on Instagram (@johnthecho) and Twitter (@JohnTheCho) where he posts pictures from his work and the time he spends with his loved ones.