Ali Wong is an actress, comedian as well as a writer. Most people know her for appearing on the Netflix stand-up specials ‘Baby Cobra’ and ‘Hard Knock Wife’. Also, she was noticed from the television series ‘American Housewife’, ‘Are You There, Chelsea?’ and ‘Black Box’.
Apart from that, Wong is also a writer who has written four episodes of ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ where Constance Wu and Chelsey Crisp can be seen working. She started her career in the field of comedy in 2005 and still going. Let us scroll down to know more about the multi-talented lady.
Ali Wong: Bio, Age, and Education
The very talented comedian, as well as a writer, was born on 19th April 1982 in San Francisco, California, USA. Her father’s name is Adolphus Wong and mother’s name is Tammy Wong. Though her father was born in the United States of America he still possesses Chinese ancestry and mother Tammy Wong is Vietnamese who immigrated to the USA. She is an American nationality but belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Chinese and Vietnamese.
Talking about her educational background she received her basic education at the San Francisco University High School where she also served as the student union president. After gaining basic education at San Francisco University she went to the University of California, Los Angeles where she majored in Asian-American studies. She discovered that she had an ability to make other’s laugh in her college days. After recognizing her skill she joined the school’s Theater Company.
Ali Wong: Career
Talking about her career she tried stand-up for the first time at Brainwash Cafe in 2005 where all it started. After this show, Wong decided to go to New York to achieve success in the field of comedy. During those days she used to do stand up comedy nine times at a night. Then she appeared in ‘The Tonight Show’ and ‘John Oliver‘s New York Stand Up Show’. In 2011 her appearance can be seen in television series “Breaking In” as Ana Ng. Moreover, she also played a role named Olivia in the television series ‘Are You There, Chelsea?’. After that, she played in various television series.
In 2014, Wong played the role of Dr. Lina Lark in the ABC medical drama series Black Box. Since 2014, she has been writing the series ‘Fresh Off The Boats’. In 2018, she released her latest special of Netflix shows ‘Hard Knock Wife’.
Ali Wong: Personal Life
We already talked about her father and mother earlier now let’s talk about her siblings. She has 4 siblings and she is the smaller one. She grew up with her four siblings along with her eldest sister Mimi Wong in the China town. All of her family members supported her during her career but sadly in 2011 her father, Mr. Wong died due to cancer. Other information regarding the other three siblings are still unknown and currently, they are living in California.
Ali Wong was married to Justin Hakuta in November 2014. Her husband was born and grown up in Washington D.C. He graduated from Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico and has different certificates from Carnegie Mellon University as well as Harvard Business School. He is now the Vice President of GoodRx. They first met at a mutual wedding in 2010 and started having a connection and after a few years, they got married.
The couple together had their first baby daughter Mari Hakuta in November 2015 and December 2017 they welcomed their second child. They have an amazing love life and this love between them is still there so we haven’t found any information regarding their divorce.
Ali Wong: Net Worth and Body Measurement
Due to her devotion to work, she has estimated her net worth to be between $1.2 million – $2 million.
She is 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) tall and weighs 52 kg. She has a measurement of 32-24-34 inches. Moreover, she has black colored hair and brown eyes.
Ali Wong: Social Media profile
Ali Wong is very active in social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In Instagram, she has 1 million followers and has posted 1113 posts. She has 284 K followers on Facebook and has 127 K followers on Twitter and 2117 tweets.