Chicago Med makes up a third of Dick Wolfe’s three-part One Chicago franchise. The series plays on NBC and has been a huge hit ever since it premiered in 2015. Chicago Med following the life of a group of doctors and nurses at Gaffney Medical Center Chicago. Once in a while, the series makes referrals with Fire Chicago and Chicago PD. Chicago Med full of talented actors who manage to bring their favorite characters to life. Brian Tee is one of the actors that fans will embrace. Here is a look at the career of Tee, his character in Chicago Med, and what the actor is worth.
Tee took the name of his stage after refusing
Tee was born in Okinawa, Japan, on March 5, 1977, as Jaebeom Takata. His mother is Korean, and his father is Japanese American. Tee’s family moved to California when he was two years old. He attended Glen A. Wilson High School and was voted president of the Associated Students Group. He was also the captain of the football team. The actor went to the University of California Berkeley, graduating with a degree in theater and the performing arts. Shortly after graduating, Tee decided to drop a birth name for his “culturally dubious” name Brian Tee.
Tee’s decision to release his birth name came after a Korean leader refused at trial for his last Japanese name, according to the Los Angeles Times. The actor starred in Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101 as the owner of Sushi Rox. He also showed up Disaster playing Eddie Choi. Tee was also a guest in the NBC series Grimm as Akira Kimura. In Dark blue, A criminal Tee played from Korea. The actor also had a cameo inside Am Wolverine playing a sad justice minister arranged to marry the daughter of Yakuza Boss.
Most people probably know Tee from his post on the Fast and wild third installment (Fast and wild – Tokyo Drift) as ‘DK’ Takashi ‘Drift King.’ In 2015, Tee applied to join the NBC medical drama team Chicago Med. Tee has been in the post since 2015 and has also appeared Chicago PD as Ethan Choi and as Jesse Kong. It has also appeared on him Fire Chicago. Chicago Med isn’t the only medical drama Tee has shown. He appeared in ABC pictures Gray’s Anatomy mar Andy Meltzer.
Tee character on ‘Chicago Med’ struggles with PTSD
Dr. Ethan Choi is known for his good looks and charming personality. The son of Navy veterans, Ethan decided to join the Navy as a chemist. He was sent to Baghdad, where he served before moving to Chicago. On his return, he found work working at Gaffney as a resident in Emergency Medicine. Throughout the show, it is clear that Ethan lives with PTSD and has issues dealing with his emotional trauma. While it can sometimes work quickly and heavily, most fans agree that it always means well.
Ethan also has an issue navigating his relationships. In the first and second seasons, he dated Vicky Glass but broke up with her when she wanted to introduce her to her parents. He broke things up with Vicky because of his feelings for April Sexton.
He and April get engaged and move in together. Their relationship, however, is under pressure when they can’t conceive despite the IVF treatments. When Ethan’s sister Emily comes to town, April feels he’s too hard on her. Ethan has been favored by the audience, and fans don’t seem to get enough of him.
What is the net worth of a Tee?
according to Famous Net Worth, Tee has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million. Tee amassed his wealth from working for two decades as an actor, writer and producer. The 43-year-old actor began acting in 2000 and to date has amassed 75 credits to his name. Tee is married to actor Mirelly Taylor and together they have a five year old daughter, Madelyn.