Kenneth Choi Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Education And Hobbies

Kenneth Choi was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on October 20, 1971. His zodiac signification is Libra His race is Asian and he is of American citizenship. Choi is an actor that is perhaps best known for his role as firefighter Howie “Chimney” Han in the action-thriller television series “9-1-1” which has been in production since the beginning of in the year. The show stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, and Oliver Stark, and is about firefighters who are often the first ones to respond to the most deadly and terrifying of scenarios The show has been awarded four times and been nominated for 8 more.


Kenneth was brought up in Chicago along with his siblings by Korean parents who emigrated to the US prior to the birth of their first child. His father was a businessman as well as a Professor of Electrical Engineering. her mother worked as a registered nurse prior to becoming a household worker.

Kenneth was a student at Longwood Elementary School, before going into Brookwood School District 167. There, he began breaking-dancing and gymnastics, as well as cross-country running. He continued to work on athletics at the Homewood-Flossmoor High School, setting a record in the pommel horse, and even though it was around the time Kenneth decided he wanted to pursue acting and his father urged that he put those “foolish goals” behind and pursue an accounting degree.

In order to honor his father’s wishes, Kenneth attended Purdue University, but quit shortly before graduating to pursue becoming an actor and so he relocated from Portland to Oregon.

He attended five years of acting classes, while also working various jobs to help himself, such as working in the Blockbuster Video store.


Kenneth is very private in regards to his relationship status and hasn’t spoken about any woman he might have been with. This is one of the main reasons that there are so many people who believe Kenneth to be gay.

Kenneth has been linked romantically with two actresses onscreen and on-screen namely Rachel Breitag and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Since he’s been shown his ability to make an on-screen relationship appear real, many are no longer convinced that he is gay and are close to believing that Kenneth would rather keep his private life secret from the world. A few people have claimed that he’s married and has children, but no one has verified.

In December 2020, Kenneth appears to be single, not married and doesn’t have kids.

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Kenneth is a dancer who is very passionate and despite once thinking of making this a profession, however, he dances mostly for enjoyment.

He’s always keen on working out and is always looking to add or lose a few pounds to suit his roles. In the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Kenneth put on 25 pounds and quit going to the gym. typically, he attends a few workouts per week.

Kenneth is a dog lover and has numerous pets as well as visited numerous animal parks – his favorites are lions.

He has his own personal favorite actors. Some of them are Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, and Will Smith, and a couple of films he would play over and over include “Shutter Island”, “Forrest Gump” and “Men in Black”.

Net Worth

As of December 20, 2020, his net worth has been estimated at $2 million.