Ke Huy Quan is a Popular American Actor and Stunt Choreographer. Ke Huy Quan is widely known for portraying the role of Waymond Wang in the absurdist comedy film titled Everything Everywhere All At Once in 2022.
Early Life and Childhood
Ke Huy Quan was born on August 20, 1971, in the city of Saigon, Vietnam. His age is 51 years as of 2023 and his other name is Jonathan Ke Quan.
Similarly, he is American by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, he belongs to the Chinese ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Leo.
He was born into a family with eight siblings. Three years after Vietnam’s unification in 1975, when the North had taken control of the South, Quan and his family fled the nation. Quan’s complete family was accepted to the U.S. as part of the Refugee Admissions Program in 1979 after spending time in a Hong Kong refugee camp. He was raised in California after coming to the U.S.
In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Mount Gleason Junior High School in Sunland Tujunga, Los Angeles. He also attended Alhambra High School in Alhambra. Later, he studied film and graduated from the University of Southern California.
Career and Professional Life
Moving on to his career, he started his acting career as a child actor and has also worked as a stunt choreographer in several films. He is best known for his roles in popular movies such as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in 1984, The Goonies in 1985, Encino Man in 1992, X-Men in 2000, Second Time Around in 2002, etc.
Similarly, he has also worked on stunts for movies like The One in 2001 and Jet Li’s Fearless in 2006. He also worked as assistant director on Wong Kar-wai’s film 2046 in 2004. After taking a long gap, he was inspired to return to acting in the film Crazy Rich Asians in 2018.
Furthermore, his major comeback role was when he appeared in the role of Waymond Wang in the movie titled Everything Everywhere All At Once which was released in March 2022. He gained unanimous praise and attention for his character making him win many awards including Oscar, Screen Actors Guild Award, Academy Award, etc.
Additionally, he played a supporting role in the Netflix film titled Finding Ohana in 2021. He was revealed to have joined the cast of the American Born Chinese TV adaptation of Disney+ in February 2022. Also, he was announced to have joined the cast of the second season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series Loki for Disney+ in September 2022.
Ke Huy Quan – Brand Endorsements
Quan is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web related to the products he has supported or endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him collaborating with some brands and supporting their products.
Awards and Nomination
Quan was nominated 97 times and has won 69 awards in his career. He won 66 awards for his performance in the 2022 film Everything Everywhere All At Once where he won awards like Oscar Award, BAFTA Award, Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, etc.
He became the first Vietnam-born actor to win Oscar, the first Asian man to win any individual category at the Screen Actors Guild Award, and the first Vietnamese-American actor to be nominated in the supporting category.
Similarly, he was nominated for Saturn Awards, Critics Awards, British Academy Film Awards, AACTA International Awards, etc. He was nominated in 81 categories for his performance in the 2022 film Everything Everywhere All At Once.
Ke Huy Quan – Net Worth 2o23
According to some online sources, Quan has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. Similarly, his major source of income is mainly his acting and stunt choreography profession. However, he hasn’t revealed his exact salary. Additionally, he is a hard-working guy and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.
Quan married Echo Quan after dating for two years. Echo served as the on-set translator for the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once. The couple first met and dated each other while working with Wong Kar-Wai on the film 2046. They tend to keep their personal life private and no information is available in terms of their children. Also, he doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.
Quan is always concerned with his professional life and stays from any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Furthermore, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in any controversial situations that can damage his reputation.
Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Similarly, he has a good physique and he has beautiful pair of black eyes and hair. Moreover, his dress size is 6 and his shoe size is 9(US).
Quan is active on Instagram. He has 899K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @kehuyquan. Besides that, he is not available on Facebook as well as Twitter. However, he has a lot of fans so there are some of his fan-created profiles.