Meet ‘Your Korean Dad’ With Over 1.4 Million Followers on TikTok

Nick Cho is an entrepreneur from San Francisco who has become the TikTok sensation known as “Your Korean Dad”.

Cho, who is also the co-founder of Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters, describes himself as a “proud immigrant.”

@yourkoreandad##pov ##yourkoreandad brings you to his favorite @tacobell ! What’s your favorite thing to get at Taco Bell ##mukbang ##notsponsored♬ original sound – Nick Cho

The 47-year-old social media influencer grew in popularity in a little over a year after setting up his account in October 2019.

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@yourkoreandad##yourkoreandad found some FANCY grapes! 🍇😱💸♬ original sound – Nick Cho

Today, Your Korean Dad generates tens of millions of views and reactions from his over 1.4 million followers on TikTok.

@yourkoreandad##pov ##costco trip with ##yourkoreandad ##korean ##tritip ##bagel ##wholesome♬ original sound – Nick Cho

As Your Korean Dad, Cho posts generally wholesome content that does away with exaggerated accents and other Asian stereotypes that are commonly played for laughs on social media.

On Twitter, he explained that he intended to share short videos about being a nice dad who just happens to be Korean American.

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Some of his most popular are just really relatable stuff.

@yourkoreandadSometimes it’s just not a fun day, you know? ##yourkoreandad ##korean ##asian ##starbucks ##coffee ##cloudmacchiato ##caramelcloudmacchiato ##sad ##sadness♬ original sound – Nick Cho

He offers some “helpful tips” too.

@yourkoreandadConserve toilet paper, it’s valuable!!! ##yourkoreandad ##korean ##korea ##toiletpaper ##lifehack ##lifehacks♬ wii shop vibe – 成瀬

Others are just downright funny.

@yourkoreandadWore a ##facemask to a ##warriors game and this is how I was treated. What’s everyone’s problem?! ##asian ##korean ##korea ##nba ##gsw ##bayarea♬ Vibe (If I Back It Up) – Cookiee Kawaii

At times, he keeps it simple but his followers love his videos just the same.

@yourkoreandadI’m ##yourkoreandad POV: You’re doing ##homework and I make you a ##coffee. ##stayhomestaystrong ##korean ##asian ##bts ##btsarmy ##barista♬ Go Go – BTS

Your Korean Dad can also be found on Instagram and YouTube.

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Featured Image Screenshots via Your Korean Dad

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