Comedy lovers, we have brought to you about the highly talented American comedian, Margaret Cho also famous for her singing, songwriting, acting, fashion designing and her writing skills. She has gathered fame through her multi-talented personality and reached her peak of fame after working in “Golden place” films sometime in 1992. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Margaret Cho in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
In 1968, 5th December Margaret was born in San Francisco, California in a Korean community. She went to Lowell High School and later to San Francisco School of the Arts. She was a part of the school’s Improvisational comedy group with some other actors like Aisha Tyler and Sam Rockwell. From a very early age of 15, she started working as a phone sex operator and then became a dominatrix. Cho joined San Francisco State University after high school, to study drama.
Margaret got married to Al Ridenour, who was a part of Cacophony Society and the Art of Bleeding. Though they were together for 11 years, they separated first and then got divorced by 2015. Later, she went on to declare herself as a bisexual. Cho has been a part of a lot of controversies and rumors throughout her life. She has been associated with Quentin Tarantino, Chris Isaak and Scott Aukerman in love affairs. She spoke of her being a rape victim in her show New Jersey in 2016, which was a controversial show.
She has been a part of the ‘Doctor Strange’ whitewash controversy and others related to her comments regarding Donald Trump. Interestingly, she states that she has experienced in the field of alternative sexuality and polyamory.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Cho had a wide and varied career in different fields as well. From a very young age, she used to perform in the adjacent club to her father’s bookstore as a stand-up comedian. In 1994 she was awarded the American Comedy Award for the “Best Female Comedian”. She was given the opportunity to open for Jerry Seinfeld. Her other awards include the Golden Gate Award, Asian Excellence Award, First Amendment Award and Lambda Award. She was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award in 2012.
She also attained the Grammy Awards for her comic album, “American Myth” in 2017. In total, she has six nominations and one win. Apart from this, he has an impressive music career and his debut single “I Cho am a Woman” produced by Desmond was released in 2008. She also released Her Pussy Exploded, When It Gets racial, etc. Cho appeared in “Drop Dead Diva”, “The Cho Show”, “All American Girl”, etc.
Net Worth & Earnings
Margaret Cho’s net worth stands at $4.5 million which is an outcome of her multifarious career as a stand-up comedian, singer, and actor in movies and TV series. Also, she earned through hosting fashion shows like the Fashion Police (2016).
Cho has been an inspiration to many for fighting and winning a stand through her talent. She also supported LGBT rights through her humanitarian efforts.