Christine Ko - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022

Christine Ko
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Tigertail (film), The Great Indoors (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 3, 1988 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Christine Ko
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Frankie Kao
Mother's Name: Wen Chieh
Siblings: 1

Chaoen Ko (brother)

High School: Carlton J. Kell High School
University: Georgia State University
Ethnicity: Chinese
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Ken Kirby

Body Measurements

Height: 1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 54 kg (119.05 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Christine Ko?

Christine Ko is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring as Emma on The Great Indoors, Mandi on Upload, and Angela on Tigertail.

Christine Ko – Age, Parents, Siblings

Christine Ko’s birth took place on August 3, 1988, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was born to her mother Wen Chieh and her father Frankie Kao, a legendary Taiwanese entertainer. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, brother Chaoen Ko. From her father’s marriage/relationships, she has four half-siblings.

She was raised in Atlanta and Taiwan by her aunt and uncle, whom she calls mom and dad. They adopted her at three years old.

young Christine Ko with her father (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education she went to Carlton J. Kell High School and later attended Georgia State University, graduating in 2010 with a BA in Communication and Media Studies while the name of her high school is not known. 

Her ethnicity is Chinese.

Christine Ko – Boyfriend, Relationship

Ko is currently dating fellow actor Ken Kirby. She and her boyfriend have been dating since November 2017. The couple is yet to marry and start a family and welcome children.

There are no records of the past relationship/dating history of Christine Ko.

Christine Ko, Ken Kirby (Image: Instagram - posted Nov 2017)

Christine Ko – Career

Early Days

Following college graduation, Christine Ko struggled to find work as an actress and worked as a waitress in L.A. for years. During this time she had minor appearances on Hollywood Heights (2012), and Ballers (2015).

Finally in 2016 Ko was cast as Emma in the TV series The Great Indoors. Her breakout role was originally written for a blond woman but the producers changed their original idea of Emma's appearance after Ko’s audition. 

Films, Series

Since then she has starred in the movies The Jade Pendant (2017), Grandmother's Gold, Extracurricular Activities (2019), and Tigertail (2020) as Angela

Christine Ko has the recurring role of Jessie Nomura in the TV series Hawaii Five-0 (2018), Dave (2020-present), and Upload (2020). Other guest appearances include in TV series Adam Ruins Everything (2017), Deception (2018), and Stumptown (2020). 

Moreover, Ko is the founder of Kaiio, a women's jewelry, and accessories line. 

Christine Ko, Tzi Ma in Tigertail (Image: Twitter)


On the set of Tigertail, Christine Ko has starred alongside Tzi Ma, Hayden Szeto, Joan Chen, Jessica Gomes, and Margot Bingham.

Christine Ko – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Christine Ko are under review and will be updated.

Christine Ko – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Christine Ko is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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