Rick Yune Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rick Yune Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight82 kg
Date of BirthAugust 22, 1971
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Rick Yune is a talented Korean-American actor, screenwriter, producer, martial artist, and former model. He is most recognized for his roles in Snow Falling on Cedars (1999), The Fast and the Furious (2001), James Bond franchise Die Another Day (2002), Ninja Assassin (2009), The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), and Olympus Has Fallen (2013).

Born Name

Richard Yun

Nick Name


Rick Yune as seen in May 2007
Rick Yune as seen in May 2007 (Albert Domasin / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States


Los Angeles, California, United States


Korean, American


Rick Yune studied at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, and St. John’s College High School. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania‘s Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia with a degree in Finance in 1994.


Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Martial Artist, Former Model


  • Father – Taeho Yune
  • Mother – Wonhui Park
  • Siblings – Karl Yune (Younger Brother) (Actor)




6 ft or 183 cm


82 kg or 181 lbs

Rick Yune with his friends as seen in July 2015
Rick Yune with his friends as seen in July 2015 (Rick Yune / Twitter)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rick Yune has dated –

  1. Lisa Ling (2001-2005)
  2. Dania Ramirez (2009-2010)
  3. Nastassja Kinski (2011-2012)

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Korean descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Rick Yune in a selfie in October 2013
Rick Yune in a selfie in October 2013 (Rick Yune / Twitter)

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Wavy hair

Rick Yune Favorite Things

  • FilmLéon: The Professional (1994)


Rick Yune as seen in October 2013
Rick Yune as seen in October 2013 (Rick Yune / Twitter)

Rick Yune Facts

  1. He is a skilled martial artist and practices many forms of it.
  2. He is also a former Golden Gloves boxer.
  3. At the age of 19, he qualified for the Olympic Trials in Taekwondo.
  4. Before starting his acting career, he worked as a Hedgefund Trader on Wall Street.
  5. He is the first Asian-American to be featured as a model for Versace and Ralph Lauren‘s Polo Sport.
  6. He changed his last name from “Yun” to “Yune” for Screen Actors Guild (SAG) purposes.
  7. In 2002, he was included in People magazine’s list of “Sexiest Men”.
  8. He is one of the board members of the Austrian international non-governmental organization called the Center for Global Dialogue and Cooperation.
  9. He has also been the ambassador for the Princess Charlene Foundation of Monaco.

Featured Image by Rick Yune / Twitter

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