Cobra Kai's Yuji Okumoto Net Worth and Earnings As A Martial Arts Specialist On The Netflix's Drama

Yuji Okumoto
Yuji Okumoto( Source : showbizcorner )

Yuji Okumoto, a Japanese American actor has a huge net worth and earnings.

Yuji Don Okumoto, is a Japanese American actor, director, and Eagle Scout who is most well-known performances for Chozen Toguchi in The Karate Kid Part II and Cobra Kai. Furthermore, Aloha Summer, Nemesis, Pearl Harbor, Contact, and The Truman Show are some of his other movies. Additionally, he has also appeared in cameos on TV shows including T.J. Bones, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Knots Landing, and Hooker.

Similarly, Chozen Toguchi, who is now a hero in Season 3 of Cobra Kai, Okumoto returned to his Karate Kid II role in 2021. In addition, at the age of 13, Okumoto began learning karate under the instruction of numerous Japanese Senseis. The 27-year-old Okumoto was a brown belt in karate at the time of The Karate Kid Part II and had a foundational understanding of other martial disciplines, including kung fu.

Cobra Kai's Yuji Okumoto Net Worth and Earnings As A Martial Arts Specialist

As per some sources, Yuji Okumoto's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 Million based on research and information from sources like Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider. Moreover, Yuji began his Chito-Ryu Karate martial arts training at the age of 13.

Later, he also received training in Judo, Shotokan, and Kajukenbo. He then engaged in some Yau Kung Moon, a southern kind of Gung Fu, training. When Karate Kid 2 was being filmed, he was a brown belt in the martial art. Besides, at Hollywood High School, he participated in basketball and baseball; after that, he switched to acting at Cal State Fullerton. In The Karate Kid Part II, he is best renowned for his convincing depiction of the poisonous, always smiling Chozen Toguchi.

Yuji Okumoto s a Japanese American actor, and filmmaker.
Yuji Okumoto s a Japanese American actor, and filmmaker.( Source : wikipedia )

Furthermore, he co-starred with James Woods and Robert Downey Jr. in the 1989 movie True Believer as the Korean character Shu Kai Kim. Then, in the Disney Channel original movies Johnny Tsunami (1999) and Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (2007), Okumoto portrayed Pete Kapahala.

Likewise, Okumoto has also co-starred with Ken Watanabe in Christopher Nolan's 2010 thriller Inception, and he had a role in Lane Nishikawa's 2005 movie Only the Brave about the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of World War II, a Japanese American segregated combat force. In February 2017, it was revealed that Okumoto has joined the Seattle-based drama Ultra Low directed by Nicholas Gyeney. Production on the movie is set to start the following March.

Yuji Okumoto Wife And Family

Yuji Okumoto is married to his beautiful wife Angela Okumoto. Moreover, the couple has been together for a long time now. The pair is also blessed with three daughters; Angela: Mari (age: 17), Keilee (age: 13) and Emi (age: 12), as of April 2020. Okumoto, his wife Angela, and their three kids reside in Seattle, Washington.

Moreover, Kona Kitchen/Yuji Lounge, an eatery with a Hawaiian motif, is owned and operated by them. However, little is known about Angela's personal life and professional activities because she likes to keep these details private. Yuji's loving wife Angela continuously motivates him to make wise choices and remains by his side to provide him support.

 Cobra Kai Season 5 has finally hit single digits.
Cobra Kai Season 5 has finally hit single digits. ( Source : collider )

Consequently, the couple got married in the year 2001. Angela Okumoto assists her husband in running Kona Kitchen, a restaurant with a Hawaiian theme, therefore it is accurate to claim that she has amassed wealth. Talking about his family background, Sansei (Japanese American) of the third generation Yuji Okumoto was raised in Los Angeles, California. He obtained his diplomas from Cal State Fullerton and Hollywood High School (where he studied acting).

Yuji Okumoto Career

Born on April 20th, 1959, Yuji Yuji Okumoto's career as an actor started with The Karate Kid II. Moreover, his commendable performances include the portrayal of an Indian in the play Indians resulted in an agent signing him, which ultimately led to a role in The Young and the Restless.

Similarly, Yuji has been in more than 30 television shows and contributed to more than 30 films. Pearl Harbor, Johnny Tsunami, American Yakuza, Contact, The Game, The Truman Show, True Believer, I'll Remember April, The Crow-Wicked Prayer, Big Momma's House 2, and Mask of the Ninja are just a few of the major films he's worked on.

Moreover, his debut performances were in the films Better Off-Dead, Real Genius, and The Check is in the Mail. Additionally, in 2005, he played Yukio Nakajo in Lane Nishikawa's movie Only the Brave about the Japanese American segregated fighting unit, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of World War II, which also starred two other Karate Kid stars, Tamlyn Tomita and Pat Morita. Similarly, this movie was about the Japanese American segregated fighting unit, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

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