Born Charlyne Amanda Yi, she is an actress, comedian, musician, artist, poet, and writer.
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Charlyne Yi Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents, Ethnicity
Charlyne Yi was born on January 4, 1986. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Yi was brought up in Fontana, California. Her mother, Lydia Yi, was Spanish Filipino while his father Luciano Yi was Korean with American descent.
Charlyne Yi Education Details
Yi attended the University of California, Riverside, and later began her career as a comedian.
Charlyne Yi Career Details
After school completion, Yi majored in her area of expertise. Her innovativeness ranges from jokes, music, magic to crowd participation. She has featured in movies as the producer and starring. Her breakthrough appeared in 2007 in the movie debut Knocked up. She hit back again in 2009 and starred in Paper Heart alongside the renowned Michael Cera. She appeared in the all-time popular House, where she had the role of Dr. Chi Park.
Later in 2015, she made her first appearance in Steven universe as the character Ruby. Since then, she has had several more appearances throughout the show. This same year she provided the voice for the character Chloe Park on the Cartoon Network series, We Bare Bears.
Charlyne Yi has also been in music. She was in the band The Glass Beef with Paul Rust. She is currently a solo artist in the band Sacred Destinies, Moses Campbell, Keychain, as well as Charlyne Yi and the Rangdang. She also sings in the cartoon Steven Universe.
Yi has also done several Comedy Central collaborations with stars such as Demetri Martin and Fred Armisen. Other movie credits include Cloverfield, Semi-Pro, and This is 40.
Over and above all this, Yi is a writer and has published a book Oh the Moon. This was done in 2015. The book reviewed as having plenty of vigor, mystery, and craziness reveals a lot about the actress herself. She also has poetry published on Poetry; You Can’t Kill me Twice (so please treat me right), done in 2019.
Charlyne Yi Net Worth
Charlyne Yi’s net worth is estimated at between 1-5 million dollars. Her primary source of income is acting, especially her career in Hollywood. Her annual salary is not yet verified and is still under review. This ranks her among the top famous actresses aged 33 years.
Charlyne Yi Dating History, Marriage Details
Charlyne Yi, like every other celebrity, has had her share of romantic stories and rumors. Some of these include she is not married, and she never had a husband.
Among the strongest rumor is their dating with Michael Cera, a fellow comedian. Many believed the rumor because this story runs for three years. The two were very close as well. In 2009, she came out clean on the issue, denying the rumor that she was or had ever been with Cera.
Rumors, too, had it that she was with the American screenwriter Jeremy Kaluza. Neither denied making this even more concrete.
Though much has been said, Yi was in a relationship that led to a secret marriage to her bandmate in the Secret Destinies, Jet Elfman. The two had had a secret marriage. It seems it had come a long way since 2015. A hint on their wedding had been made on Conan though the fiancé’s name had not been mentioned. They had been married for over a year before they parted ways in April 2017.
Yi had put it that they were getting married because they loved each other, but they were not ready to have any kids. In 2017, however, Jet Elfman filed for a divorce. The reason he gave for the divorce is irreconcilable differences. Elfman asked the termination of the court’s ability to award spousal support for both parties. There is no news on her current love life after the divorce. She has remained low key.
Yi is currently 34 years of age. She is white in complexion. She has black eyes and dark-brown hair. She stands 5feet 3inches in height. Her Zodiac sign is Capricorn. She had an award in the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award.
Charlyne Yi runs a non-profit organization, Caring is Cool, since 2011. This is after she was involved with Oxfam America to raise awareness of poverty and hunger around the world.