Success is sweet when earned at a very early age, that too in a foreign land. And, Jake Choi, an American actor, found himself in the same situation.
Jake Choi gained fame for starring in movies like Hypebeasts, Front Cover, Wolves, Ms. Purple, and The Sun Is Also A Star.
Before joining the entertainment industry, he was a co-captain and a senior basketball team members at the Newtown High School.
Even today, Jake has a passion for basketball and plays during his free time. He also likes to engage himself in volunteering work at various organizations.
Wiki, Bio & Birthday
Jake Choi stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m).
He was born on 14 January. to a single mother. His mother immigrated to America in the working class.
Jake was born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, New York. However, he has never been open about his father.
Similarly, for his education, he attended Newtown High School.
Jake Choi with his mother(Photo: Jake Choi's Twitter)
Before making his debut in the entertainment industry, he received his training at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.
His mother is an excellent drummer according to the post uploaded by Jake on his Instagram account on 29 November 2015.
Is Jake Choi Gay?
Jake Choi is not gay. However, in the movie Front Cover, he had portrayed the role of gay as Ryan Larkin. This character gained massive success, leading him to appear in more movies.
Jake Choi, who was portraying the role of Miggy in the ABC comedy series Single Parents, has revealed his onscreen parents. In the series, Funsung plays the role of his mother, whereas Ming Lee plays the role of his on-screen father.
Although born and raised in America, he went to the Yonsei University, one of the three most prestigious institutions of higher education in South Korea. Hence it proves he has an excellent understanding of the Korean language.
He is a big fan of Tupac, an American rapper who is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.
Jake has inked his body with nine tattoos. His first tattoo is of his grandmother’s name, her date of birth and death.
The actor was initially shocked to get his mother’s support for his choice to become an actor. Before that, his mother either wanted him to become a doctor or a lawyer.
He embraces Korean ethnicity.
Jake has had a fair amount of racism encounters at the beginning of his career.
If not an actor, he would have become a boxer or a basketball player.