Ke Huy Quan - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Family, Nationality, Height

Ke Huy Quan

Facts About Ke Huy Quan

Celebrated Name Ke Huy Quan
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name Ke Huy Quan
Birth Name Ke Huy Quan
Birth Date 1971-08-20
Gender Male
Profession Stunt Choreographer , Actor
Birth Nation Vietnam
Place Of Birth Saigon
Nationality Vietnamese
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Judaism
High School Mount Gleason Junior High School, Alhambra High School
University USC School of Cinematic Arts
Awards Youth in Film Awards
Marital Status Married
Wife Corinna
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $1 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 68 KG
Body Measurement 40-33-13 in
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
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Ke Huy Quan also known as Jonathan Ke Quan is a Vietnamese-American actor and stunt choreographer. During his early career, he played Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and Data in The Goonies (1985) which was then followed by Head of the Class, It Takes a Thief, Passenger, Breathing Fire, Second Time Around, Together We Stand, Tales from the Crypt and more. Later, he went on to work as a stunt coordinator and assistant director. As a stunt choreographer, Quan has contributed to the making of the superhero movie X-Men.  He returned to acting as Waymond Wang in the film Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022), a role for which he received critical acclaim. He also received a supporting role in Netflix film Finding 'Ohana (2021) in September 2019. In February 2022, it was announced that he had joined the cast of the TV adaptation of American Born Chinese for Disney+. In September 2022, Quan was announced to have joined the cast for the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Loki for Disney+. His contributions to Hollywood as well as Japanese, Taiwanese, and South Korean cinema have earned him the status of an international superstar.

Ke Huy Quan Known For

  • For his roles in a number of television programs, the most prominent one being the character of Sam in Together We Stand
  • For joining the cast for the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe series "Loki" for Disney+.
  • Ke Huy Quan is a Vietnamese-American actor as well as a stunt choreographer. 

Where is Ke Huy Quan From?

Ke Huy Quan was born on 20th August 1971. He is from Saigon, South Vietnam (present-day Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). He holds Vietnamese nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed as he is Vietnamese-American of Han Chinese (specifically from the Chinese Hoa minority from Vietnam) ancestry. He has eight siblings. In the year 1978, his family fled Vietnam. He, his father, and five siblings arrived in a refugee camp in Hong Kong, while his mother and three other siblings fled to Malaysia. His whole family emigrated to the United States in 1979. He was born into Judaism religious family. He has not stated any details about his parents. His present age is 51 as of 2022. About his education, he attended Mount Gleason Junior High School in Tujunga, California, and Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California. He graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 1999. After graduation, he worked with Hong Kong fight choreographer Corey Yuen on several projects. 


What did Ke Huy Quan do for a living?

  • Quan became a child actor at age 12, starring as Harrison Ford's sidekick Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
  • In 1985, Quan co-starred in The Goonies.
  • He played a pickpocket orphan in the 1986 Taiwanese movie It Takes a Thief. 
  • In 1987, he appeared in the Japanese movie Passengers. 
  • He played Sam on the short-lived TV series Together We Stand (1986–1987) and played Jasper Kwong in the sitcom Head of the Class from 1990 to 1991.
  • He starred in the movie Breathing Fire (1991) and had a small role in Encino Man (1992).
  • He played the starring role in the 1993 Mandarin language TV show The Big Eunuch and the Little Carpenter. 
  • He also starred in the 1996 Hong Kong/Vietnam co-production Red Pirate.
  • Quan found it difficult to find acting work in the United States as an adult. 
  • After graduating from USC, Quan was asked by Corey Yuen to go to Toronto, Canada, to help choreograph fighting sequences in X-Men (2000).
  • Then, he worked on various productions in Asia and the United States.
  • He helped Yuen as a stunt choreographer for The One (2001).
  • He worked as assistant director on Wong Kar Wai's 2046 (2004).
  • Later, in 2018, he was inspired by the success of "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018) to return to acting. 
  • After getting a talent agent, Quan received a call to audition for the film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" (2022).
  • After landing the role of Waymond Wang, Quan received a supporting role in the Netflix film "Finding 'Ohana" (2021) in September 2019.
  • In February 2022, it was announced that he had joined the cast of the TV adaptation of "American Born Chinese for Disney+".
  • In September 2022, he was announced to have joined the cast for the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe series "Loki" for Disney+. 


Awards and Achievements

  • Youth in Film Awards in 1984 for his work in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Youth in Film Awards in 1986 for his work in Together We Stand
  • Hollywood Critics Association Midseason Awards in 2022 for his work in Everything Everywhere All At Once

Who is Ke Huy Quan's Wife?

Ke Huy Quan is a married man to his beautiful wife, Corinna. Quan has not disclosed the details about their married life, wedding details, children, and more. There are no extramarital affairs about Quan with anyone besides his wife. The family is residing happily in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. His sexual orientaiton is striaght. 

What is Ke Huy Quan's Net Worth in 2022?

Ke Huy Quan is a talented actor who has appeared in many movies and TV series. He started acting at the age of 12. He is a very hardworking man and he is dedicated to his career. Today, he has accumulated a net worth of $1 Million as of 2022. His annual salary is in thousands of dollars. His main source of wealth comes from his acting industry. He is living a cool and comfortable lifestyle from his earnings. 

How tall is Ke Huy Quan?

Ke Huy Quan is a handsome actor who has a glowing face with a charming smile. He stands tall at a height of 5 feet 4 inches. His body weight consists of 68 KG or 150 lbs. His body size is 40-33-13 in. He wears a spectacle that suits him well. His body type is athletic. His hair color is black and his eye color is also black. He has got a healthy body as of today. He is very conscious about his food intake. 

Trivias About Ke Huy Quan You Need To Know.

  • Quan is fluent in English, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Mandarin.
  • He remains close friends with his Goonies costar Jeff Cohen, who is also Quan's entertainment lawyer.
  • He is a huge fan of Jackie Chan.
  • His whole family emigrated to the United States in 1979.
  • After graduation, he worked with Hong Kong fight choreographer Corey Yuen on several projects.
  • He became a child actor at age 12, starring as Harrison Ford's sidekick Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.