Margaret Cho is known as an Asian American stand-up comedian, author, and actress. She is most famous for her stand up comedy and her TV show, All-American Girl.

Background and Age

Margaret Moran Cho was born on December 5, 1968 in San Francisco, CA. Her mom boldly opposed an orchestrated marriage in Korea and married Margaret's father, a Korean joke book writer. Hustling toward adulthood as quick as she could to get away from the steady harassing and bullying she suffered, Margaret started writing jokes at 14 and professionally performing at age 16. Getting singled out, and not having a sentiment of having a place to belong, is a subject that is significant to Margaret.

Career and Net Worth

Not long after starting her stand up comedy career, Margaret won a comedy challenge where first prize was opening for Jerry Seinfeld. She moved to Los Angeles in the mid '90s and, still in her mid-twenties, hit the circuit, where she immediately turned into the most reserved act in the market and accumulated a nomination for "Campus Comedian of The Year." She performed more than 300 shows inside two years. Arsenio Hall acquainted her with late night spectators, Bob Hope put her on a prime time special.

Her pivotal and brief ABC sitcom, All-American Girl then pursued in 1994. While picked as a result of what her identity was, a non-traditionalist Korean American lady with liberal perspectives, the forces behind the show asked Margaret to tone down her act for the show. She before long understood that however although she was an Executive Producer, this would be a fight she couldn't win. The show got so watered down and went far from what she wanted to achieve for Asian Americans.

Cho was asked to play a character known as Poodle on a new show called the Masked Singer in 2019. In October 2019, the devoted fans of the Masked Singer were let down when one of the panelists, Jenny McCarthy stated on Twitter that the show was going on a break.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Margaret Cho married Al Ridenour on June 13, 2003. Al is an artist associated with the production of Cacophony Society and the Art of Bleeding. Margaret portrayed her marriage as extremely traditional and conservative. The pair isolated in September 2014. The divorce was affirmed in December after over 12 years of marriage.

Cho is openly known as a swinger. She has expressed that she has had a great deal of involvement in the zone of polyamory. She was engaged with a relationship with American Singer Chris Isaak for a short measure of time. She additionally dated Michael Landry for some time. She was associated with another relationship with American actor Garrett Wang. In 1990, she had a quick relationship with American comic Scott Aukerman. In 2008, she had a relationship with American musician Dave Navarro.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2021

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