Ali Wong is the name of a famous stand-up comedian and actress from the US. She is also a writer. She is particularly popular for her special show called Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife which appear on Netflix. She also has some memorable appearances on the television.
Ali Wong and her age, childhood, family
If we go through her wiki, we see that her full name is Alexandra Wong. She was born in San Francisco in California on 19 April 1982. Her father is Adolphus Wong who has Chinese origins. Her mother is Tam ‘Tammy’ Wong who had migrated to the US from Hue in Vietnam in the year 1960. Ali thus has a mixed ethnicity. She has three other siblings and she is the youngest of the four kids of her parents.
Ali Wong and her educational qualifications
Ali was a student of the San Francisco University High School from where she graduated in 2000. She was the class President. Later she registered at the UCLA and obtained a degree in Asian-American studies. She realized while at UCLA that she has a love for acting and theater and used to be part of the plays conducted by the University’s LCC Theater Company. She also went to spend some time in her mother’s original country in Hanoi, Vietnam. She completed her graduation in 2005.
Ali Wong and her career and net worth
Ali tried stand-up comedy for the first time when she was 23 at the Brainwash Café. After some success there, she headed to New York for better prospects. Here, Ali got more work and used to perform for long hours. She was named by Variety as one of the 10 comics to watch.
She got chance to appear on several shows such as The Tonight Show, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, and also in Comedy Underground Show. She became a series regular cast in Are You There, Chelsea? She also appeared on the show Chelsea Lately.
Ali later starred in Best Week Ever on VH1 and Hey Girl on MTV. She was also cast as Kate in the film Dealin’ with Idiots. In the year 2014, Ali was cast as Dr. Lana Lark in the medical drama called Black Box which aired on ABC. She has several guest appearances to her credit. In May 2016, her show Baby Cobra was launched on Netflix. She also walked the ramp at the New York Fashion Week in September 2016. She is also part of the ABC sitcom called American Housewife. Hard Knock Wife was her second show released on Netflix in 2018. Her net worth is around $ 2 million.
Ali Wong and her personal life-husband and kids
Ali is a resident of LA and is a married woman. Her husband is Justin Hakuta who is the son of Ken Hakuta who is an inventor and a TV personality. Justin is an entrepreneur and alum of Harvard Business School. He is of mixed race-half Filipino and half Japanese. Their marriage was solemnized in 2014 and they have two children. Their daughter Mari was born in November 2015 and their second daughter was born in December 2017.
She had once said on her show:
“My nanny is 62 years old. I would never hire anything younger than 62 years old. If you are hiring a 25-year-old pretty young thing to be your nanny, you’re a dumbass.”
Her height is 5 feet and 3 inches and her weight and other body measurements are not known. She has brown hair and eyes. She is active on social media. She has a Facebook page with over 258k likes. Her Twitter handle is also heavily subscribed and on her Instagram, there are 934.9k fans.
Source: en.wikipedia.org, allstarbio.com, imdb.com