Bobby Lee is a multi-talented American stand-up comedian cum actor; notable for his appearance on MADtv’s sketch comedy shows. As an actor, Lee has appeared on popular movies such as The Dictator and Pineapple Express, as well as, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, among others. The comic star is also popular for his role on the ABC sitcom titled Splitting Up Together where he starred along with Oliver Hudson and Jenna Fischer. He is currently the host of the YouTube podcast called Tigerbelly.
Bobby Lee Bio
The comedian was born as Robert Young Lee Jr. on 18th September 1971 in San Diego, California. He was born to Korean-American parents Robert Lee and his wife Jeanie Lee. While he was growing, Bobby struggled with drug addiction from the age of 12 until he was 17. He completed his high school education at the Poway High School situated in Poway, California. During high school, Bobby was a talented wrestler, he participated in various wrestling competitions organized by his school. Upon graduation, Lee moved out of their family house; he then enrolled at Palomar College in San Diego while working in coffee shops and restaurants to sustain himself.
Bobby Lee comedian began his career in 2004 at the La Jolia Comedy Store. At first, he did other jobs at the store before he eventually kicked off his stand-up comedy career. His exceptional comedy style earned him the opening act for popular comedians including Carlos Mencia and Pauly Shore at the time.
Subsequently, he became the only Asian cast of MADtv sketch comedy show in 2001. During his nine year career at MADtv, Bobby faced lots of challenges which include depression and drug abuse. He was fired twice from the show but on each occasion, MADtv’s producer Lauren Dombrowski would solicit for his return. Sadly, Lauren passed on in 2008 after a long battle with cancer. The show was later cancelled in 2009.
As an actor, Bobby appeared in the 2005 comedy show titled Kims of Comedy show along with Steve Byme, Ken Jeong, and Kevin Shea. He also appeared in two other movies Mind of Mencia and Curb Your Enthusiasm the same year. The actor also featured in other notable movies such as The League in 2009, Hard Breakers in 2010, The Dictator in 2012, Laid in America in 2016, and many more. He starred in the music video for Eminem’s song titled We Made You in 2009. Since 2016, Bobby Lee has been hosting his own podcast titled Tigerbelly along with his girlfriend Khalyla Kuhn.
Net Worth: How Much is Bobby Lee Worth?
Bobby Lee has featured in several comedy shows and has made lots money from his comedy career. He has worked on The Comedy Store as well as MADtv comedy shows. Bobby Lee’s net worth is currently pegged at $1 million. He earns his net worth from his comedy career as well as his acting career and other endeavors.
Who is the Brother of the Comedian?
Bobby Lee isn’t the only child of his parents; he has one younger sibling, a brother named Steve Lee. Steve is three years younger than Bobby, he was born in 1974 and he is a talented singer and songwriter. Just like Bobby, Steve attended Poway High School and later on; spent a few years at the University of Arizona before pursuing his music career.
In the early stages of his career, Steve appeared alongside Bobby on his sketch comedy show on Madtv. After that, he built relationships with popular artists such as David Chloe, Heather Leather, and Gillian Rivers, among others. Currently, he is the owner and host of the podcast titled The Steebee Weebee Show. The show features a musical intro, followed by a guest interview. Steve has interviewed renowned celebrities including Asa Akira, Sasha Grey, Money Mark, and Neckface, among others.
Married: Wife or Girlfriend
Just like his successful career, Bobby Lee is also successful in his love life. He has been in a relationship with his long-time sweetheart named Khalyla Kuhn. Khalyla is social media queen and a co-host of the podcast titled The Tigerbelly along with Bobby. There is no much information regarding Kuhn; she came into the limelight following her relationship with the comedian.
The amazing couple first met each other through the dating app called Tinder and seeing the connection between them, they kicked off their relationship. Although they don’t flaunt their relationship on the internet; they enjoy keeping it on the low to avoid being mixed up in rumors and controversies. Also, the duo reportedly tied the knot in a small wedding held in August 2016. A mere look at their podcast, you’d noticed the pair shares strong chemistry and without a doubt; will be enjoying a blissful relationship. They don’t have kids yet but might have plans of having them in the future.