- The offspring of a Japanese-American father and Korean mother. They met when his dad was vacationing in Japan, where his mom worked.
- Grew up in the L.A. suburb of Hacienda Heights.
- Speaks three languages: Korean, Japanese and English.
- Played football in high school; and was also class president.
- Stumbled into acting: While at Cal State Fullerton, he picked an acting for non-majors course simply because he thought it would be an easy A. It made him realize that acting was his calling.
- Was thrilled to be cast in Season 2 of the Mortal Kombat: Legacy Web series for a simple reason: He grew up playing the video game.
- Mirelly Taylor — Wife
- Madelyn Skyler Tee — Daughter
- Attended California State University, Fullerton, California, United States; Attended Fullerton College, Fullerton, California, United States; University of California, Berkeley, Caifornia, United States (BA in Dramatic Arts)
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- Birth Name: Jae-bum Takata
- Birth Place: Okinawa, Japan
- Profession: Actor
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