Listed in Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2020, Ali Wong is a celebrated American comedian, social media star, actress, and author. Wong was critically applauded for her Netflix stand-up specials called Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife. Besides, the comedian was also cast as one of the main members of the show American Housewife that aired on ABC from 2016 to 2021.
In 2019, Ali Wong also became the very first artist to have sold out 13 shows at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.
Ali Wong Wiki: Age, Ethnicity, Nationality
Born on April 19, 1982, in the Pacific Heights neighbourhood of San Francisco, California, Ali Wong's age is 40 years old. Her birth name is Alexandra Dawn Wong and her zodiac sign is Aries. The comedian's father's name is Adolphus Wong and her mother's name is Tam "Tammy" Wong.
Ali's father was a Chinese-American anesthesiologist who worked for Kaiser Permanente for 30 years. Her mother Tammy was a social worker who immigrated to the United States from Huáº¿, South Vietnam in 1960. Ali has three other siblings, two of whose names are Mimi Wong and Andrew Wong.
Ali studied at San Francisco University High School and graduated in the year 2000. At the university, Ali was the class president of the student body. After graduation, she applied for UCLA and she majored in Asian American studies. At uni, she became a member of the LCC Theatre Company, the USA's largest and oldest Asian-American collegiate theatre.
In 2005, Wong graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Asian American studies. She later went to study in Vietnam as a Fulbright scholar.
Ali Wong Married? Know Her Husband And Kids
The comedian and media personality, Ali Wong, married Justin Hakuta in the year 2014. Wong's husband Justin Hakuta is the son of Japanese-American inventor and television personality Ken Hakuta.
Besides being the son of a well-known figure, Justin himself is a talent to be reckoned with. He is an alum of Harvard Business School and was also the Young alumni Vice president there. Justin is an entrepreneur, product strategist, and manager.
The duo had first while they were attending the wedding of a mutual friend in 2010. 4 years later, the couple got hitched. In November 2015, Ali Wong and her husband Justin Hakuta became parents for the first time to daughter Marie Kondo. 2 years later in 2017, Ali gave birth to their second daughter Nikki. The family of four is currently living in LA.
The comic genius Ali Wong's net worth is estimated to be around $5M according to multiple sources. Besides being a stand-up comedian, Wong has also appeared in films as an actress. Ali is also known for playing the lead in the 2019 film called Always Be My Maybe, which she produced and wrote with her co-star Randall Park.
Her other films include Breaking In, Savages, Animals, Dealin' with Idiots, Are You There, Chelsea?, Fresh Off the Boat, Black Box, etc to name a few.
Wong also has worked as a voice actor for the character Bertie in the Netflix animated show Tuca & Bertie. On October 15, 2019, Wong published her first book titled "Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life". The book got favourable reviews from the readers.
Ali Wong Social Media
The actress and comedian are on Instagram with over 1.9M followers. Despite her massive following, Ali only has a total of 4 posts on her page. She is also on Facebook where she has 647K followers and Twitter with over 185.6K followers. However. Ali's Twitter is private and therefore not accessible. Ali also has her website.