Arden Cho Biography

Arden Cho is an American model and actress, best recognized for her role as Kira Yukimura on MTV’s supernatural show ‘Teen Wolf’. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, birthday, family life, career and other fun facts.

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Birthday: August 16, 1985

Nationality: American, South Korean

Famous: Models Actresses

Age: 34 Years, 34 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Leo

Born Country: United States

Born in: Amarillo, Texas

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'4" (163 cm), 5'4" Females

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Partner: Ryan Higa (2015–)

U.S. State: Texas

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education: Apple Valley High School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Arden Cho is an American model, singer and actress, best recognized for her role as Kira Yukimura on MTV’s supernatural teen drama ‘Teen Wolf’. She was born in Texas to Korean-American parents, but spent most of her childhood in Dallas and late teen years in Minnesota. As a kid, she was frequently bullied and physically assaulted. Cho studied at ‘Apple Valley High School’ where she was highly involved in almost all forms of art, including martial arts, dance, music and painting. She later went on to major in psychology from the ‘University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign’. In 2004, Cho kicked off her modeling career and won the ‘Miss Korea Chicago’ title. She then decided to move to Los Angeles and pursue a career in acting. Since then, the gorgeous and talented artist has been enthralling everyone with her acting talent. Cho is also a businesswoman who co-founded the fashion company ‘Leonard & Church’ and currently serves as its CEO. She is in a relationship with popular YouTuber Ryan Higa.

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  • Arden Cho entered the ‘Miss Korea Chicago’ competition in 2004 and won it, which eventually gave her the chance to participate in the ‘Miss Korea’ pageant in Seoul. In 2010, she was chosen by the cosmetic brand Clinique for their new campaign in Asia. She has also modeled for Nike Japan, Reebok Korea, Alexander McQueen and Apple. Additionally, she has featured in esteemed publications like ‘Purple Fashion’, ‘Vogue’ and ‘Nylon Magazine’.
  • In 2006, Arden Cho made an uncredited appearance in the movie ‘The Break-Up’. Following that, she featured in a number of short films, including ‘Spy Games’, ‘Forgotten’ and ‘Layover, on the Shore’. During this time, she also played guest roles on the shows ‘Mad TV’ and ‘CSI: NY’. In 2010, she was roped in to play Sarah in the web series ‘KTown Cowboys’. A year later, she featured in an episode of ‘Pretty Little Liars’ and ‘Rizzoli & Isles’, respectively. In 2011, she also starred as Gia in the monster sci-fi disaster film ‘Mega Python vs. Gatoroid’.
  • In 2012, Arden Cho appeared in Barry Battles’s directorial debut ‘The Baytown Outlaws’. The action comedy film also starred Andre Braugher, Daniel Cudmore, Clayne Crawford, Travis Fimmel, Paul Wesley, Eva Longoria and Billy Bob Thornton. A year later, the actress joined the cast of MTV’s supernatural teen drama ‘Teen Wolf’ as Kira Yukimura. Starring Tyler Posey, the drama revolves around a teen boy who is bitten by a werewolf and it drastically affects his life and the lives of his close ones.
  • In the year 2016, Arden Cho served as an associate producer for the film ‘Stuck’ and also starred in it as Alicia. That year, she played a main role in the Emmy-nominated comedy series ‘Tween Fest’. In the following year, she was cast as Arden Young for ‘Miss 2059’, in addition to appearing in two episodes of the horror series ‘Freakish’. Since 2018, Cho has been playing the role of Emily in the medical drama and the third installment of the Chicago franchise ‘Chicago Med’. In February 2011, she released her track "I'm Just a Girl" on iTunes, which she had co-written with Ed Huang. She also contributed her vocals to Mark Allen’s "I Once Knew". The model-cum-actress has a substantial fan following on Instagram with 2.4 million users following her page.
Family & Personal Life
  • Arden Cho was born on August 16, 1985, in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She studied at ‘Apple Valley High School’ and later graduated from the ‘University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign’. She has been dating YouTube star Ryan Higa since 2015.

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