Joe Seo -Bio, Career, Net Worth

Who is Joe Seo?

Joe Seo is a Korean-American actor who resides in Los Angeles, California. He is famous for his role as David Cho in Spa Night. 

Furthermore, Joe Seo plays Kyler in the Netflix drama/comedy series Cobra Kai. The series has an 8.6 IMDB rating. It features actors from the original The Karate Kid movie, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka.

Joe Soe Biography
Joe Soe Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameJoe Seo
Also Known AsJoe
BirthdayAugust 2, 1998
Age 25 years old
Sun SignLeo
TraitsPositive: Loyal, generous, and honest
Negative: Boastful, impatient, and aggressive 
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, USA
EducationHigh Schooling from Crescenta Valley High School
Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California 
ParentsYoun Ho Cho (Father)
Haerry Kim (Mother)
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
Weight80 kg (176.37 lbs)
HobbyTraveling/Hiking/Trekking/Playing Football
Eye ColorBrown
Marital StatusSingle
Profession Actor

Interesting Facts

  • He loves to play and watch football.
  • Both of his parents are actors and have done some minor roles.
  • Many people think that Joe is a teenager as he looks very young. However, it is not valid. The actor is in his early 20s.
  • Joe’s favorite artist is Eminem.
  • He earned a full scholarship to pursue his college degree.
  • Joe moved around many Asian countries looking for work.
  • After completing college, Jeo Seo joined the theater school.

Early life and Childhood

On August 2, 1998, Joe Seo was born in San Francisco, California, USA. He is the son of actor Youn Ho Cho and actress Haerry Kim.

Youn Ho Cho, Joe’s father, is a Korean actor known for Spa Night (2016).

Joe’s mother, Haerry Kim, is also an actress, just like her son. She appeared in film/TV series like Law &Order, West 32nd, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Joe Soe mother, Haerry Kim
Joe Soe’s mother, Haerry Kim

Jeo Seo grew up in San Francisco but later moved to Los Angeles with his family to pursue his career in acting. It is unknown if he has a sibling or not.

Romantic Affairs and Relationship

Joe Seo is a very handsome young man. Moreover, he is also old enough to be in a romantic relationship. 

However, Joe hasn’t been seen with anyone who could be his partner so far. He hangs around with his female co-star, but it all seems to be pure friendship there.


Joe Seo began his acting career in 2006 by doing small parts here and there. Then, luckily, he got a role in Freedom Writers. 

However, his ultimate breakthrough was in 2016 when he got the role of David Cho for the film Spa Night. Moreover, his character, David, was a gay Korean-American man. Therefore, the job was very tough. But Joe did his best and made the character alive.

His acting performance was well-received by many people. Furthermore, he won the US Dramatic Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival 2016.

In 2018, he got another role of Kyler for the Netflix series Cobra Kai. Moreover, Cobra Kai is a top-rated TV series with an IMDB rating of 8.6. The other stars of the series are Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Xolo Mariduena, Mary Mouser, etc.

Joe Soe as Kyler in Cobra Kai
Joe Soe as Kyler in Cobra Kai

Joe Seo Health Issues

In 2016, Joe Seo was working on set for the role of David Cho in Spa Night. Unfortunately, during the last few weeks of shooting, the actor hurt his knee while playing football.

Joe could only walk a few steps and needed crutches to walk. To solve this problem, Director Andrew Ahn thought of some ideas. First, he decided to do a close-up scene for Joe and hire a body double for the rest of the scene. Fortunately, it all worked out.

Joe Seo Net Worth

As of 2022, Joe Seo’s net worth is somewhere between USD 600k to 800k; an exact number isn’t available.

Social Media

Joe is very active on social media platforms. He has almost 1.5k followers on Facebook and nearly 4k followers on Twitter. Moreover, Joe Seo has almost 250k followers on his Instagram account.

Luckily, Joe is also on Cameo. It is a website where celebrities are paid to make personalized videos for their fans.


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