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Kerri Higuchi Wiki, John Cho Wife, Age, Net Worth

Kerri Higuchi is best known as the wife of actor John Cho. Netflix premiered its newest offering “Cowboy Bebop” where John played the lead Spike Spiegel in the show. No one is as excited for his new show as his actress/director wife Kerri. So, for the fans who are eager to learn more about her, tag along with this Kerri Higuchi Wiki.

Here we cover her age, her net worth, and information on her parents.

Meet Kerri Higuchi, John Cho Wife

Very little is known about the early romance of Kerri Higuchi and her husband John Cho. But in an interview with Glamour, John confirmed that they met each other at UC Berkley. However, they only started dating once they came to Los Angeles.

But, they ended up tying the knots in 2006. He also addressed the wedding in the interview and shared that he and his wife had their wedding in Northern California on New Year’s eve. John revealed, “It was a lot of fun. We had it in Northern California on New Year’s Eve. I was just fuzzy with affection that night. But it was a big deal! It’s like putting on a one-night-only show. You’re the producer and director and the star, so you’re busy. And you’re the host, so you’ve got a lot going on. I’d like to do it again.”

John Cho has always spoken fondly of his wife, Keri in the Glamour interview. He shared that she was mostly a stay-at-home mom, but she was a good actor and he learned a lot from her.

He told Glamour, “My wife was confident in a way that I was very attracted to. She knows who she is. I knew nothing about that. I was so unsettled at that age and so scatterbrained. It’s beautiful when you see a self-assured person and knows who she is.”

How Many Kids Does John Cho Have With His Wife, Kerri Higuchi?

Kerri and her husband John Cho have been married for 15 years. Now, they are parents to two kids; a son named Kage born in May 2008, and a daughter they welcomed in February 2013.

Kerri Higuchi Age

Born in 1971, Kerri Higuchi turned 51 years old in 2021.

Kerri Higuchi Net Worth

Actress/director Kerri Higuchi sits on a total net worth of under  $1 million.

Kerri Higuchi’s aspiration to become a film and theatre director was first addressed when Los Angeles Times did an article on her father. At the time, she was 25 years old. Ever since then, she has performed as an on-screen actress in a few TV shows such as ER, Sorority Boys, Enough, Hollywood Residential, Grey’s Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, Battle Creek, and a few others.

However, Kerri’s love always resided in theatre work and performed as a notable actor/director in the Asian Theatre actor’s community. She performed in Euijoon Kim’s “My Tired Broke Ass Pontificating Slapstick Funk” which premiered on 15 March 2000. She has been a member of East West Players, an Asian American theatre organization in Los Angeles, founded in 1965.

Kerri also performed alongside her husband in DINNER WITH FRIENDS where she played Karen whereas her husband played Gabe. They performed at Pasadena’s Armory Center for the Arts.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kerri’s husband sits on a total net worth of $25 million.

Is Kerri Higuchi Japanese?

Kerri Higuchi was born to her father Day Higuchi and her mother Charlotte Higuchi in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California. Her father was born in the Japanese Relocation Center on the Pomona Fairgrounds in 1942 during World War II. Day and his parents moved to America’s first concentration camp better known as the Heart Mountain, Wyo., Internment Camp, one of the camps where Japanese Americans were sent because many doubted their loyalty to America.

He attended UCLA where he was trained in philosophy and chemistry, and math and English.

Since Kerri’s father was a third-generation Japanese-American, that makes her fourth-generation Japanese-American. By profession, he worked as a teacher and union activist. He also served as the vice president of the California Federation of Teachers, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, and the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.
As for her mother, Charlotte also worked as an elementary school teacher and educational researcher. You can read more about her parents here.

Related FAQs

  • When Does Kerri Higuchi Celebrate Her Birthday?

Online sources revealed that Kerri Higuchi celebrates her birthday on 28 February.

  • How Tall Is Kerri Higuchi?

Kerri Higuchi stands tall to the height of 5 feet 8 inches.

  • Is Kerri Higuchi On Instagram?

No, Kerri doesn’t seem to be on Instagram as well as Twitter.

  • What Character Did Kerri Higuchi Play In Grey’s Anatomy?

In Grey’s Anatomy, Kerri played the role of Elizabeth Chen. She appeared in season one and season six of the show.

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