How Much Is Margaret Cho Net Worth? Husband, Gay, Family Details

By Soni Pahadi | Updated On: 03 Dec, 2019
How Much Is Margaret Cho Net Worth? Husband, Gay, Family Details

Star of Drop Dead Diva, Margaret Cho is one of the most flawless and hardworking comedians, actresses, and fashion designers who made her own space in Hollywood.

She started writing jokes at the age of fourteen, to escape from bullies and express her feelings. After two years, she started performing professionally in her college circuit. In her early twenties, she began to step into the ladder of success by being “Campus Comedian Of the Year” and doing 300 shows within two years.

Soon after that, she did her first sitcom, i.e., All American Girls, in 1994, and the other success followed her.

Her Husband And Divorce Details

On 13th June 2003, she married an artist, Al Ridenour. It was an open marriage, as said by Margaret.

After eleven years of togetherness, they both decided to quit their relationship on mutual agreement and started living separately.

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Though they parted their ways in 2014, they filed a divorce in 2015 and were legally apart from that year. Reportedly, she has no children from him. 

Is She Gay Or Lesbian? Dating Details

Well, Margaret Cho never hesitates to bottle up her feelings about her sexuality whenever she gets an opportunity to do so. She has openly accepted herself as “bisexual” or “queer,” whether by writing a blog or by attending an interview.

On 2nd February 2016, she stated on her blog,

"Often people are curious about the fact that I am married to a man but call myself queer. Bisexuality, for me, is probably the right term, too; however." 

Talking about her dating status, after filing a divorce with her husband in 2015, she was in an open relationship with her best friend plus girlfriend, Selena Luna. Selena is a comedian and a burlesque, famous for her movie My Bloody Valentine 3D. She also has her show named I Don’t Care.

After dating for a few months, they parted their ways.

Present Relationship Status

Well, the woman who used to be in the limelight regarding her dating status then; nowadays seems to be quite passive about her love life. There is no news about her making a connection with a new partner.

So, for now, it can be assumed that she is single.

Margaret's Family Details; Ethnicity

Margaret Cho is the daughter of Young-Hie Chun and Seung-Hoon Cho.

Her grandfather was a Methodist minister who ran an orphanage in Seoul, Korea, during the Korean war. During that time, it was a must to follow the patriarchal culture in regards to marriage, but her mother crossed the boundaries and married her father, who used to write the joke books in the Korean language.

Margaret Cho enjoys with her parents. (Photo: Magaret Cho's Instagram)

After a few years, Margaret's family left their home country and migrated to San Francisco, California, and ran a bookstore that was specially targeted for gay literature.

And, probably due to her lineage to open-minded parents, she had no problem recognizing her sexuality.

Bio, Height, And Age

She was born on 5th December 1968 in San Francisco, California. Standing at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 meters) with a weight of 157 lbs. She is of Asian descent as her ancestors are originally from Seoul, Korea.

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How Much Is Margaret Cho Net Worth?

Her net worth, fueled by her career as an actress, comedian, and fashion designer, is estimated to be $3 million.

Similarly, she also earns $32-$502 dollars per year from the YouTube channel, which is entitled under her name “Margaret Cho Official.” She mainly uploads her comedy videos. Until now, she has uploaded 124 videos.

However, there was a negative impact on her net worth when she had to sign a cheque of $200,000 to her then-husband Al Ridenour after the divorce was finalized in 2015.