Biography - Justin Chon

Last Modified: 10th Oct, 2023
Justin Chon
Best Known For
The Twilight Saga (film)
Net Worth
$5.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Justin Jitae Chon N/A
Born on
May 29, 1998 (age 25)
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Married Date
1 (Younger sister)
1 (Daughter)
Sang Chon
Sang Chon
Kyong Chon
Kyong Chon
Sasha Egorova
October 2014
Sasha Egorova
October 2014
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Social Media Presence

Who is Justin Chon?

Justin Chon is an American actor and director by profession. He has directed two films Gook and Ms. Purple and is also known for portraying Eric Yorkie in the Twilight saga film series. He is well known for appearing in the movies Turbo, 21 & Over, Hang Loose, and Innocent Blood.

Justin Chon – Age, Parents, Siblings   

Justin Chon was born on May 29, 1981, in Garden Grove, California, U.S. His father is Sang Chon and his mother is Kyung Chon and his birth name is Justin Jitae Chon. His mother's profession is a pianist. 

His father worked as an actor in South Korea and later went into business, as a shoe store owner. The profession of his mother is not known. He was raised alongside his sibling, a younger sister who is now an attorney.

Justin Chon with his younger sister (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Following graduation from University High School, he was educated at the University of Southern California (USC) where he majored in business. During his college years, Chon also studied abroad at Yonsei University located in Seoul, South Korea. 

Justin Chon is of South Korean descent/ethnicity.

Justin Chon – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Justin and his future wife met for the first time in Hong Kong through a friend. After dating for a while his girlfriend got married in October 2014. With his wife Sasha Egorova (Aleksandra Egorova), he has one child, a daughter. They welcomed their first child on December 31, 2017. The name of his daughter is not given yet.

As there are no rumors about them they seem to be a happy family.

Justin Chon with his wife and daughter (Image: Instagram)

Justin Chon – Carrer

Early Days

For over two years, Chon trained in the Meisner technique at the Baron Brown Studio located in Santa Monica. He also landed the guest role in the 2016 web series Joanne Brown Is Here. Justin Chon also held a role in the comedy American drama Dramaworld. He then began working as an actor in the year 2005 in shows, his early ones being Jack & Bobby and Taki & Luci.

He played Eric Yorkie in the film Twilight which was based on the book written by Stephenie Meyer. Chon also became well known for starring in the film Wendy Wu on the Disney channel.

Films, TV Series

Over the years Justin Chon has appeared in the movies The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), From The Rough (2011), Detention of the Dead (2012), Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014), Seoul Searching (2015), Coming Home Again (2019), Blue Bayou (2021), Heartbeats (2016).

Moreover, he has remarkable appearances which can be seen in TV series such as Just Jordan (2007-2008), House (2011), Sin City Saints (2015), The Casagrandes (2021), Dr. Ken (2016-2017), and Wendy Wu: Homecoming  Warrior (2006).

Besides being an actor, Chon is also a director. Some of the movies he has directed include You're Stoopid (2013), 90 Day Visa (2015), Man Up (2015), Gook (2017), Full Circle (2013), and Blue Bayou (2021).

Justin Chon in the movie Twilight (Image: OK! Magazine)


On the set of the movie Detention of the Dead Chon has worked with Joey Paul Gowdy, Jayson Blair, Christa B. Allen,  Joseph Porter, Adam DeFilipi, and Michele Messmer.

Justin Chon- Awards, Nominations

Since the year 2015 to  2019, Justin won 6 wins and 11 nominations. Some of them are:

In 2019 Justin won the Audience Award for Best Narrative, and in 2019 he won the Grand Jury Prize. Whereas in 2017 he was nominated for the Narrative Feature Competition

Justin Chon – Net worth salary

The net worth of Justin Chon is estimated at around $5 Million. The figure for his annual salary is under review.

Justin Chon – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Justin Handles is active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. He is followed by around 92.2k followers on Instagram, 116k followers on Twitter, and around 211k subscribers on his YouTube channel.

On Instagram, he has followed some of the celebrities Annasawai, Miya Cech, and David Lee Mclnnis. On YouTube, he began Uploading Edited vlogs in January 2015. Besides vlogs, he also creates short comedy videos.

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