Roy Choi

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Birthday
24, 1970
Birthplace
South Korea
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
South Korea

About

Korean food truck pioneer who has gained fame as the founder of the world-famous gourmet taco truck Kogi. He has been the featured chef at high-profile venues like the Beverly Hilton and Embassy Suites.

Before Fame

He grew up in Los Angeles and struggled with drug addiction as a teenager.

Trivia

His career inspired the 2014 Jon Favreau-directed film Chef, on which he was also a technical adviser.

Family Life

He has a daughter named Kaelyn.

Associated With

He and other world-famous chefs, including Wolfgang Puck, gathered at the Hotel Bel-Air to conceive new items for the hotel's menu in 2013.