Rick Yune Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Rick Yune Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 82 kg
Date of Birth August 22, 1971
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark 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

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

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Korean, American

Education

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.

Occupation

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Martial Artist, Former Model

Family

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

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

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

Asian

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

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Wavy hair

Rick Yune Favorite Things

  • FilmLéon: The Professional (1994)

SourceIMDb

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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