Sharon Choi - Updated Nov 2023

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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
Sharon Choi

Sharon Choi is a famous interpreter and film director from South Korea. Sharon Choi garnered great attention and admiration as Bong Joon-ho’s Korean-English interpreter during the 2019-2020 film awards season.

Early Life

Sharon Choi was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1995 however Choi has not shared her exact date of birth. She is 28 years old with the zodiac sign Pisces.

Choi holds Korean nationality while her ethnicity is unknown. Besides that, Choi has not disclosed any information related to her parents or siblings.

Sharon Choi – Education

Speaking of her educational background, She completed her secondary education at the Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies in Yongin. Following that, she enrolled at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Sharon interpreted for director Lee Chang-dong during the Burning press tour in 2018. When she was requested to translate for one of Bong Joon-ho’s phone interviews in April 2019, she first got to know him.

She later went with him to the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where his movie Parasite won the Palme d’Or.

Throughout the 2019–2020 film awards season, including the 92nd Academy Awards, the 72nd Writers Guild of America Awards, and the 77th Golden Globe Awards, Choi served as Bong’s interpreter.

She provided translation services for Bong in April 2021 as he delivered the Best Director trophy at the 93rd Academy Awards.

Sharon Choi

Caption: Sharon Choi at the Oscars source: Looper.

Moreover, Choi gained great recognition as a result of the popularity of Parasite, and audiences and industry professionals praised her for her subtle interpretations of Bong’s statements and interviews.

Choi was referred to as “the undisputed MVP of Oscar season” by Zack Sharf of IndieWire, and The Korea Herald gave her credit for getting American fans excited for Parasite in the months leading up to the Academy Awards.

Choi also works as a producer and director of movies in addition to being an interpreter. Self Portrait, a short film she produced and directed, was shown in 2019 at CAAMFest.

Mother of Three, a Han Jun-hee-directed short film from 2020, was co-produced by her. The Wrap announced in February 2020 that Choi was developing a screenplay about the awards season.

Later, she denied the rumours in an essay for Variety, revealing that she was actually penning a script for a movie with a Korean setting. In public, Bong acknowledged his interest in Choi’s scripts.

Net Worth 2023

Sharon Choi has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. However, Choi has not disclosed her net worth and earnings to the media. Further, Choi is yet to be a part of brand endorsements.

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Sharon Choi has not revealed any information concerning her relationship or love life. It seems that Choi is a quiet private person who doesn’t like to share her personal things with the media.

Sharon Choi

Caption: Sharon Choi with her friends’ source: The Korea Times.

Since there is no data regarding her relationship status we can assume that Choi might be single and unmarried at this instant.

Sharon Choi – Body Measurements

Sharon Choi is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. Choi has a brown pair of eyes and black hair colour. Besides that, Sharon has not shared any details related to her height, weight, or other physical measurements.

Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @shasungchoi with 2.4K followers. Besides that, Choi is not active on any other social media sites including Twitter and Facebook.