Hudson Yang is a Taiwanese-American child actor who widely recognized for his role Eddie Huang in the ABC television series ‘Fresh Off the Boat’. In the series, he appeared alongside actors Randall Park and Constance Wu, who acted as his parents. However, he started first appearing in commercials then worked in the 2013 movie ‘The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete’. Further, he has named as a rising star to watch in young Hollywood by Variety, The Wrap, as well as other publications.
Yang has also voiced for the animated series like ‘Family Guy’, Disney’s ‘Sofia the First’, ‘Liv and Maddie’, and PBS’s ‘Cyberchase’. Moreover, he had starred as Chu’s younger self in indie rapper Jason Chu’s acclaimed music video “Marvels”. Keep on scrolling to know more about the uprising actor.
Caption: The Fresh-Off Boat fame actor Hudson Yang.
Hudson Yang: Bio, Family, Education
The veteran comedian child actor was born on 24 October 2003, in New York City, New York. The actor who is running in his teen years, real name is Hudson David Yang. He was born as the son to father Jeff Yang who is a Taiwanese-American writer, journalist, businessman, and business/media consultant. Meanwhile, his mother Heather is a Taiwanese-American physician assistant who worked in cardiothoracic surgery.
Moreover, his parents got divorced in 2103, further, there is no reason available in their separation. Additionally, he has a younger brother, Skyler. Regarding his education, Yang attended NEST+M until 2015 and then enrolled in The New York Performing Arts Academy’s “FutureStar” Program. Additionally, Yang enjoys cooking, karaoke, playing PUBG, and Rainbow Six.
Hudson Yang: Career & Life Achievements
He started his career in Hollywood at the tender age of eight. At the beginning of his career, he initially started working in several commercials after convincing his father. After that, he made his first appearance on the screen with debut film ‘The Sisterhood of Night’ in 2014. But before that, he already appeared in the movie ‘The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete’.
In 2015, he joined the main cast of the American sitcom ‘Fresh Off the Boat’. The series premiered its first two episodes in February 2015 and series stars: Randall Park, Constance Wu, Forrest Wheeler, Ian Chen, and Lucille Soong. Yang’s performance in the series has won him multiple awards including NAACP Image Awards nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Youth, and Teen Choice Awards nominations as Choice Scene Stealer in 2016 and Outstanding TV Comedy Actor in 2017 and 2018.
Besides gaining fame from “Fresh Off the Boat”, he has also in ‘Orange Is the New Black’ co-executive producer Lauren Morelli’s directorial debut short film “Hum” opposite Samira Wiley (Poussey on OITNB). He has also voiced for the animated series like “Where’s Waldo?” and “The Lion Guard” in 2019.
Hudson Yang: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Yang has made a hefty amount from his acting career, further, he joined the entertainment industry at a tender age of 8. Initially, he began from appearing in the commercials then worked in televisions. Therefore, according to sources, he has a net worth estimated at around $1 million from her career.
He is highly active with personal and verified over different social media platforms. On Facebook, he has an account with more than 5.9k followers. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @hudsonyang with 84.3k followers. He has a Twitter account @HudsonDYang with 23.4k followers. He used these accounts under the supervision of his father.
Hudson Yang: Body Measurements
While he was a kid, he was a bit chubbier and cute but as of now, he has grown up to a taller and thin. He has posted pictures of him training and exercising on his Instagram page. However, the 17-years-old as of 2020, he stands to a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters. Yang is still in his teen years and there is a more chance to have an increase in his height. He has black hair as well as black eyes.