- Full Name Elodie Yung
- Occupation Actress
- Nationality French-Cambodian
- Birthplace Paris, France
- Birth Date Feb 22, 1981
- Age 42 Years, 9 Months
Elodie Yung | BiographyHolds Black Belt In Karate Martial Arts
During one of her interviews with the New York Post in 2017, she talked about an incident related to her height. She recalled her first introduction with Samuel L. Jackson for the theatre act 'The Hitman’s Bodyguard' and said, “He looked at me and was like, ‘I thought you were taller.”
Elodie Yung is a French-born TV and film actress. She is primarily known for her appearance as Elektra Natchios in the 2016 Netflix series Daredevil.
Who is Elodie Yung?
Elodie Yung took birth in a multi-ethnic family in Paris, France, on 22 February 1981. Her mother was from France, while her father was originally from Cambodia. Moreover, her father relocated to France after leaving Cambodia after the war.
She has over ten years of martial arts training experience and is a black belt in Karate. In August 2016, she told the New York Post,
I was well-trained when I was a kid, when there’s a physical thing to do, yeah, I can do it.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the London Academy of Dramatic Arts. Later, she studied law for her master’s level education at the University of Paris.
Yung started her acting career as the series regular in the French teenage TV drama La Vie Devant nous (2002-2003). The role followed several other TV appearances like Laura Maurier in Les Bleus (2006-2010), Josephine in Securite interieure (2007), etc. She then made her first American TV appearance with the 2016 drama Of Kings and Prophets. Her other notable TV shows are Daredevil (2016), The Defenders (2017), Love, Death & Robots (2021), etc.
In addition to that, Yung has starred in several French, British, and American movies since her film debut in 2004. She began the French action film Les fils du vent and appeared in other French-language films like District 13: Ultimatum (2009), Operation Casablanca (2010), etc. In addition, she holds credits for American movies G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Gods of Egypt (2016), The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017), etc., and British films Still (2014), Narcopolis (2015), etc.
According to celebritynetworth.com, the 2021 net worth of the French actress is approximately $2 million. Yung has accumulated this massive wealth with the help of her successful acting career.
Elodie Yung is married to her longtime boyfriend, Jonathan Howard. The couple has not yet disclosed their marriage date to the media. However, they are currently parenting their only daughter Minnavan Howard born on 2 August 2018.
On 17 November 2021, Yung wished happy birthday to her husband Jonathan through her Instagram handle. She posted an image of the pair with their daughter and wrote,
Happy birthday @mrjonathanhoward!! You are a wonderful person with a big big heart ♥ï¸ And the best husband and best Papa ever! I love you.
Yung stands 5 feet 4 inches tall. During one of her interviews with the New York Post in 2017, she talked about an incident related to her height. She recalled her first introduction with Samuel L. Jackson for the theatre act The Hitman’s Bodyguard and said, “He looked at me and was like, ‘I thought you were taller.”