Ali Wong is a famous and well-known stand-up comic and actress from the United States of America. She is very popular for her performances in Netflix standup shows like Baby Cobra released in 2016, Hard Knock Wife released in 2018, and Don Wong released in 2022 and many more. She also acted in movies like Always Be My Maybe released in 2019 in which she not only acted but also produced and wrote it. She has also given a voice on the animated series Big Mouth and on the animated series Tuca & Bertie as the character Roberta “Bertie” Songthrush. Moreover, she was also been mentioned in the Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
Early Days of Ali Wong
Alexandra Dawn Wong popularly known as Ali Wong was born on the 19th of April in 1982 in Pacific Heights, a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. She is the youngest of four siblings. Her mother is Vietnamese and she shifted to the United States of America for social work in 1960 from Huế. Her father is Chinese-American by ethnicity named Adolphus Wong who was an anesthesiologist by profession and worked for big firms like Kaiser Permanente for 30 years, but unfortunately, she lost him in 2011. She also spent time in Hanoi.
Educational Details of Ali Wong
Ali Wong graduated from San Francisco University High School in the year 2000 where she was represented as president of the student body class. She got enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles also known as UCLA in short, which is a public land-grant university for research based in Los Angeles, California where she pursued Asian-American studies and also recognized her interest in performing as a member of the university’s LCC Theatre Company which is the Asian-American collegiate theater company from the United States of America. She also pursued a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Latin Arts named summa cum laude in American-Asian studies in the year 2006. She then went to Vietnam through the United States Cultural Exchange Program named Fulbright program.
Personal Details of Ali Wong
Real Name: Alexandra Dawn Wong
Place of Birth: Pacific Heights, San Francisco, California, USA
Birthday: 19th of April, 1982
Pet name: Ali Wong
Profession: Standup-Comic, Actress, and writer
Color of Eyes: Black
Color of Hair: Black
Net Worth: $3 million
Most Famous Works: Always Be My Maybe, standup shows like Baby Cobra, Hard Knock Wife, and many more.
Family Details of Ali Wong
Father’s Name: Adolphus Wong
Father’s Profession: Anesthesiologist
Mother’s Name: Tam Wong
Mother’s Profession: Social Worker
Children Name: Daughters- Mari Hakuta and Nikki Hakuta
Spouse Name: Justin Hakuta (married in 2014 and divorced in 2022)
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Body Measurements of Ali Wong
Body Physique: Pear
Body Measurement: 34-26-37
Height in feet: 4 feet 11¾ inches
Height in meters: 1.52
Weight in kg: 55
Weight in pounds: 121 lbs
Chest in inches: 34 inches
Waist in inches: 26 inches
Hips in inches: 37 inches
Bra Size: 34B
Shoe Size (US): 7
Dress Size (US): Unknown
Relationship Status of Ali Wong
She got married to Justin Hakuta in the year 2014. They both got blessed with two daughters named Mari Hakuta and Nikki Hakuta where Nikki is her youngest daughter. They created media buzz with the news of their divorce in 2022 and they both got separated in the year 2022 after eight-year-long marriage life. But the good part about this is there is nothing bad between them and they have decided to co-parent their children happily.
Net Worth of Ali Wong
According to the latest reports she has a net worth of $3 million approx in 2022. Performing in Stand- up shows and doing Standup shows for Netflix like Baby Cobra, Hard Knock Wife, and Don Wong and acting in movies like Savages and Breaking In. Apart from that she also acted in tv shows like Tuca & Bertie, American Housewife, Fresh Off the Boat, and many more, these all contribute a major role in her net worth. She also endorses brands as she got a huge fan following of 2 million followers on Instagram.
Early Career Days of Ali Wong
She started her standup career when she was 23 years old and for that, she moved to New York and started performing nine times a day. By recognizing her talent, she was named “10 Comics to Watch” by a media company called Variety. She then appeared on many comic shows like The Tonight Show, Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground Show and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show. She also starred in MTV’s Hey Girl in 2013. She then got her initial fame and performed the role of Dr. Lina Lark in a medical drama series named Black Box produced by ABC, a broadcast television network. She then performed in some of the series made by Netflix like Baby Cobra and Neptune Theater in Seattle. She had also worked in a movie named Always Be My Maybe which was again made by Netflix.
Remarkable Performances by Ali Wong
She had been noticed initially for her performances as a comic and then she worked in movies like Breaking In and Savages which got her initial fame. She also performed in Drive Share, Fresh off the boat, American Housewife, and many more which got her an audience in the television industry then she moved her scale one step up and acted in movies like Father Figure, The Lego Ninjago Movie, The Hero, The Angry Birds Movie and some more from where she got more and massive success and more fame.
Recent Works by Ali Wong
Recently she worked in Human Resources as Becca’s voice and Paper Girls and Adult Erin and in Celebrity IOU as “Ali Wong’s Renovation Surprise” and also worked in Ali Wong: Don Wong which is a Netflix comedy special. She has also given voice to Phineas and Ferb in the Movie: Candace Against the Universe, Onward, Tuca&Bertie and Becca’s voice in Human Resources.