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Justin Chon Biography

Birth Name:
Justin Jitae Chon
Birth Place:
Garden Grove, Orange County, California, United States
Actor, director, writer, entrepreneur

Fast Facts

  • Played saxophone in his high-school marching band
  • Is a member of parody K-pop band BgA
  • Plays the violin and guitar
  • Co-owns a chain of stores, named the Attic, in California
  • Best known for portraying Eric Yorkie in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–12)


  • 2018Independent Spirit Awards-Someone to Watch Award: winner
  • 2017Sundance Film Festival-Audience Award: NEXT: winner


  • Sang Chon -- Father
  • Kyung Chon -- Mother
  • Sasha Egorova -- Wife