Charlyne Yi is a prominent actress, comedian, writer and a musician who is known for her diverse talents in music, games and magic. Most people admire her because she presents shows with audience participation. Charlyne made a debut into screenwriting with the feature film titled Paper heart which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance Film Festival in 2009. Her role as Dr Chi Park in the medical drama 'House' was also heavily appreciated.
Charlyne Yi was born as Charlyne Amanda Yi on 4th January, 1986 at Los Angeles, California in the United States. She is the daughter of Lydia and Luciano Yi. Born as a American citizen by nationality her ethnicity is mixed. Her mother is a Filipino native of mixed Filipino Spanish descent. Her birth sign is Virgo. Charlyne studied at the University of California, Riverside. Then she left studies to build her career in comedy. She had also attended Bloomington High School.
Career and Net worth
Charlyne Yi began her performance at Bloomington, California. She worked at shows at The Steve Allen Theater, and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Charlyne performed at various shows including the New York Comedy Festival and HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.In 2007, she made a debut into film with Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up'. Charlyne co wrote, produced and starred in 2009 hybrid documentary titled 'Paper heart'.
In 2009 she was chosen as one of 25 under 25 by Venus Zine. She has appeared in the music video of the song ' Rabbit Habits' by the band named 'Man Man'. She formed the band ' The Glass Beef' with Paul Rust. Their debut album' Farewell album' was released in 2006. She was also featured in the video of the song 'Song Away' by Hockey. Charlyne is presently the member of the band 'Sacred Destinies.
She was the part of the Fox series 'House' as Dr Chi Park from October 2011 till May 2012. In the series, she played a Filipina Korean American doctor who had problems with anger management. Charlyne Yi is also interested in community service. Since 2010, she is involved with Oxfam America which works in the field of poverty and hunger alleviation.
With a lot of success in her career till now, Charlyne Yi earns a decent amount as salary for her work. Her net worth is estimated to be around $ 1 million USD.
Charlyne Yi is thirty one years of age but she is still not married. She remains single and she never had a husband or children. She was known to be dating Michael Cera from 2006 till 2009.There were rumors about their relationship but Charlyne dismissed the rumors later on. Nothing is known apart form that about her personal life, boyfriends, dating status or affairs. According to sources, she is planning to buy a new house very soon.
Standing at five feet and three inches, Charlyne Yi is moderate in height. She is known to have a childish type of a cute look although she is already of 31 years. Charlyne has black colored hair and her eyes are also black in color.
Wiki and facts
Information in detail about Charlyne Yi and her bio is also available on Wikipedia and other sites. She is also active on social media sites. Her Twitter handle is @charlyne_yi in which she has over 25. 7 K followers. Similarly, her Instagram handle is charlyne_yi and she has around 2.3 K followers on Instagram.