Chicago Med is the third installment of the three-part series One Chicago by Dick Wolfe.
The series airs on NBC and, since its debut in 2015, has developed a wide following.
Chicago Med at the Gaffney Chicago Medical Centre follows the lives of a group of physicians and nurses. The series crosses over with the Chicago Fire and Chicago PD every now and then.
Chicago Med is full of talented actors who manage to bring the characters famous with fans to life. Brian Tee is one of the actors who fans adore. Here’s a look at Tee’s career in acting, his Chicago Med persona, and how much the actor is worth.
After being rejected, Tee adopted his stage name,
On March 5, 1977, in Okinawa, Japan, Tee was born Jaebeom Takata. His mother is Korean, while he has a Japanese American father.
When he was two years old, Tee’s family moved to California. He attended Glen A. Wilson High School and the Related Student Body was elected president. He was the captain of the football team as well.
The actor attended the University of Berkeley, California, where he earned a degree in theatre and performing arts. Tee chose to drop his birth name shortly after graduation in favor of his ‘culturally ambiguous’ name, Brian Tee.
The decision by Tee to drop his birth name came after he was rejected by a Korean director at an audition because, according to the Los Angeles Times, he had a Japanese last name.
In Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101, the actor starred as Sushi Rox’s owner. In Crash, he also appeared, playing Eddie Choi.
Tee also made a guest appearance as Akira Kimura in the NBC series Grimm. Tee played a Korean criminal in Dark Blue.
In The Wolverine, where he plays a sadistic justice minister who is intended to marry the daughter of the yakuza leader, the actor also had a cameo appearance.
Most individuals probably know Tee from his role as ‘DK’ Takashi ‘Drift King’ in the third installment of Fast and Furious (Fast and Furious- Tokyo Drift). Tee joined the cast of Chicago Med, the NBC medical drama, in 2015.
Since 2015, Tee retained the role and also appeared on Chicago P.D. Like Ethan Choi or Jesse Kong. He also appeared at the Chicago Fire show.
Chicago Med is not the only medical drama in which Tee appeared. He appeared as Andy Meltzer on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy.
Tee’s character deals with PTSD in “Chicago Med”
Can Ethan have listened to Will from the beginning? #ChicagoMed pic.twitter.com/lJNdZSQIW0- One Chicago (@NBCOneChicago) December 1, 2020 ‘Chicago P.D.’ Star Marina Squerciati Has a ‘Chicago Med’ Bestie In Torrey DeVitto
For his striking good looks and charming personality, Ethan Choi is renowned.
Ethan, the son of a Navy veteran, also chose to enter the Navy as a medic. Before moving to Chicago, he was deployed to Baghdad, where he worked. He got a job in Gaffney as an emergency medicine resident when he returned.
It becomes apparent as the series progresses that Ethan lives with PTSD and has difficulty coping with his mental trauma.
Although he behaves fast and impulsively often, most fans believe that he really means well.
Ethan has an issue with handling his relationships as well. In the first and second seasons, he dated Vicky Glass, but broke up with her when she wanted to introduce him to her parents. Owing to his feelings for April Sexton, he broke up with Vicky.
He and April get engaged and move in together.
However, their relationship becomes strained when they are unable to conceive despite IVF treatments. When Ethan’s sister Emily comes to town, April feels he is too hard on her.
Ethan has won the favor of the public, and the fans can’t get enough of him.
What is Tee’s net worth?
There are 5 hidden in this photo – who can spot them all? #ChicagoMed pic.twitter.com/KzYPaJWRwl- Chicago Med (@NBCChicagoMed) May 29, 2020According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tee has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Tee has amassed his wealth through his two decades of work as an actor, writer and producer.
The 43-year-old actor started acting in 2000 and has accumulated 75 credits to his name so far.
Tee is married to actress Mirelly Taylor and together they have a five-year-old daughter, Madelyn.