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Ali Wong

pramesh Published On Wed Oct 09 2019   Modified On Sat Oct 26 2019
Ali Wong

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Full NameAlexandra Wong
First NameAlexandra
Last NameWong
Birth NameAlexandra Wong
ProfessionActress/Comedian/Writer
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAsian (Chinese-Vietnamese)
Birth CitySan Francisco, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameAdolphus Wong
Father ProfessionPhysician
Mother NameTam Wong /Tammy Wong
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeAries
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJustin Hakuta
No Of Children2 daughters (Mari Hakuta-Eldest) is 4 years old
Sibilings4
FilmographyAre You There Chelsea?,ABC medical drama series Black Box,Baby Cobra,American Housewife,Hard Knock Wife,Always Be My Maybe,Birds Of Prey
EducationUCLA Graduate In Performing Arts
Height160 cm
Weight55 kg
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthApril 19,1982
Age38 years
Married Date2014

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    of Ali Wong

    What is Ali Wong marital status ?Married
    How many children does Ali Wong have ?2 daughters (Mari Hakuta-Eldest) is 4 years old
    Who is Ali Wong married with?Justin Hakuta
    When was Ali Wong married?2014
    What is the height of Ali Wong?160 cm
    What is the weight of Ali Wong?55 kg

    Who Is Ali Wong?

    Stand-up comic, writer and actress Ali Wong will straight-up brake all your prejudices about women.

    If you have a Netflix account, then you shouldn't miss the Netflix comedy special "Baby Cobra" released in 2016 Mother's Day weekend. Baby Cobra was her breakthrough stand-up gig that was appreciated by all viewers and earned critical acclaims despite being eight months pregnant. 

    Additionally, her women related-off beat comedy then helped her set another record in 2017; Wong became the only artist to sell entire SF Masonic Auditorium at San Francisco, California, for 8 times. 

    She reportedly is voicing and writing an animations show "Tuca and Bertie" alongside Tiffany Haddish for Netflix. Alongside these shows, her debut book "DEAR GIRLS," mostly letters to her daughters, is about to release in 2019's October.

    Additionally, Wikipedia shares that her another book Random House which would be her auto-biography, will also release in 2019.

    Why Is Ali Wong Famous?

    Imagine doing stand-up gigs when you are around a month due, plus if you are a super convincing Asian woman with comedic time like Wong has, then you can't be called as a talent, you should be recognized as the force of nature.

    Famous for Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, she was so famous in 2016 that people adopted her attire as a Halloween costume. Even X-men actress Olivia Munn dressed as Ali Wong. 

     And if we talk about movies, independent films and netflix movies, Wong is everywhere. In 2019 she was seen in Always Be My Maybe a comedy movie as Sasha Tran, who plays the matrix actor Keanu Reeves' love interest. She also co-wrote and co produced alongside her co-star Randall Park. 

    She now plays Doris on an ABC television show American Housewife.

    Some of her other memorable works include a 12 episoder ABC series: Are You There, Chelsea?  Ali Wong then appeared as Dr. Lina Lark on another ABC drama series Black Box. As a scriptwriter, she wrote three seasons of the sitcom Fresh Off the Boat (an Asian Comedy Series).

    The actress, writer and comedian Wong in 2019, will star in DC's Birds Of Prey alongside actress like Margot Robbie, Charlene Amoia, and Ella Jay Basco.

    Ali Wong Birth, Early Life, & Education

    Alexandra Wong AKA Ali Wong was born April 19, 1982, in San Francisco, California, Pacific Heights, as the smallest of her parent's four children and she reportedly grew up with her brother Andrew Wong. 

    Her father, Adolphus Wong, was a physician born in the USA and worked 30 years for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California.

    Additionally, her mother Tam Wong /Tammy Wong is a Hu to Central Vietnam emigrant to the United States, who migrated to The States in 1960.

    Is Ali Wong From China?

    Technically, her grandparents emigrated from China, hence her ethnicity is Asian (Chinese-Vietnamese), but Wong is 100% American, and so is her father.

    Ali Wong's Educational Background

    Wong is not only a stage performer but a very learned individual with B.A. in performing arts. Before college, Wong graduated from San Francisco University High School in 2000, and also was the president of the student body in her class. 

    Later, she joined UCLA with a major in performing arts at the university's most famous and oldest Asian-American theater, the LCC Theater Company. 

    She stayed in Hanoi, Vietnam, During her junior year and worked at The Lair of the Golden Bear, UC Berkeley's summer camp.

    Ali Wong Career Details

    Ali Wong came to the comedy scene right after finishing her college at the age of 23 as a regular stand-up comic at the Brainwash Cafe. 

    She then shifted to New York City in the search of a better success in her comedy career. As per Wong, she reportedly did eight shows a week back then. She appeared on the Tonight Show in 2011, along with other comedy shows by John Oliver and Dave Attell. 

    She then entered an agreement with NBC and did a television show, Are You There, Chelsea? Later in 2013, Ali and comedian-actress Chelsea Handler were seen together on Chelsea Lately. , she was featured in VH1's Best Week Ever & MTV's Hey Girl.

    After a movie, she again returned to the small screen in 2014, playing Dr. Lina Lark in the ABC medical drama series Black Box, opposite Kelly Reilly and Vanessa Redgrave. 

    Additionally, she then guest-starred in several Amy Schumer shows. Wong has also written Fresh Off the Boat's first three seasons since 2014. 

    She on Mother's Day 2016, released a stand-up special called Baby Cobra on Netflix that was filmed at the Neptune Theater in Seattle on September 2015, this was when Wong was seven months pregnant with her first child.

    After Baby Cobra's release, New York Magazine wrote:

    "The special's arrival on Netflix is the sort of star-making moment that unites the tastes of the unlikeliest fans." 

    After, a Netflix special stand-up comedy, Wong starred in the ABC sitcom American Housewife as its main cast in October 2016. 

    Wong's second special Netflix, called Hard Knock Wife, was released on May 13, 2018, filmed at the Winter Garden Theater in Toronto in September 2017. Ali, in her second Netflix comedy series, was again seven months pregnant with her second child.

    She later addressed the issue in the Jimmy Kimmel show, but so far, both of her seven months' pregnancies have been an entertaining experience for all her fans and a life-changing experience for Wong.

    Wong starred and co-wrote the 2019 Netflix movie Always Be My Maybe, directed by Nahnatchka Khan, written by Ali Wong, Randall Park, and Michael Golamco.

    Currently, she is involved with a Netflix animated series Tuca & Bertie. Plus, her multi-starer adventure movie Birds Of Prey is in its post-production and will release in 2020.

    Awards & Recolonization:

    Variety named her one of the 10 Comics to Watch in 2013.

    On September 11, 2016, Wong walked the runway during New York Fashion Week in its opening ceremony and even gave a speech on the event. 

    Ali Wong Net Worth 2019

    Ali Wong is a well known writer, actress and a comedian. The mother of two so far has had a successful career. Every project she has ever done, has turned out successful. 

    As a writer, she debuts with two books (one in late 2019 and another in mid 2020), additionally she will be seen in a DC adventure movie birds of prey so, we can only say that she earns pretty heavy.

    So far, she reportedly receives $35 thousand per Netflix appearance. She reportedly charges over $300 thousand per movie, and receives over $500 thousand from her standup shows. On the top of that, Netflix pays her additional royalty for her two successful Netflix gigs.

    As a result of all her earnings Ali Wong's net worth is now well over $5 million and which will surely increase in 2020 with her DC debut.

    Who Is Ali Wong Married To?

    Ali Wong on 8th November was in LA touring with her show when her on-screen boyfriend Keanu Reeves showed up to support her Milk & Money Tour. But, Ali pulled an Instagram trick on her Always Be My Maybe co-star posting a picture captioned "My ex-boyfriend came to the show. I told him it’s never gonna work."

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    We don't know about Wong's dating history while she was in college but she currently is happily married to Justin Hakuta. The Couple is married together since 2014.

    Ali Wong And Her Husband Justin Hakuta
    Ali Wong And Her Husband Justin Hakuta Fresh Out Of Court After Wedding

    The couple also shares two children from their five years strong marriage; their first daughter Mari Hakuta was born in November 2015 and is currently four years old. 

    Ali Wong With Two Daughters
    From Left: Mari Hakuta, Ali Wong (Mother) And Her Youngest Daughter

    They also have another one year old daughter born in 2018.

    Mother Ali Wong Pictured With her Daughters

    The Secretive couple share the pictures of their children but they usually blur the face of their babies, which should be due to privacy concerns.