Ali Wong - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 18, 2022

Ali Wong
Nick Name: Ali
Profession: Actress, Comedian, Writer
Best Known For: Are You There, Chelsea? (TV series), Fresh Off the Boat (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 19, 1982 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Alexandra Wong
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Adolphus Wong
Mother's Name: Tam Wong
Siblings: 3

Mimi Wong (sister)
Andrew Wong (brother)

High School: San Francisco University High School
University: UCLA
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Vietnamese, Chinese)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 27, 2014
Husband's Name: Justin Hakuta
Children: 2

Mari Hakuta (older daughter)
Nikki Hakuta (younger daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.60 meter (5 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Ali Wong?

Ali Wong is an actress, stand-up comedian, writer by profession, and American by nationality. She is best known for her work in American Housewife, Are You There, Chelsea?, Inside Amy Schumer, Black Box, and Fresh Off the Boat.

Ali Wong – Bio, Age, Family, Education

Ali Wong’s birth took place on April 19, 1982, in San Francisco, California, USA. She was born Alexandra Wong to a Chinese-American father Adolphus Wong and a Vietnamese mother Tam "Tammy" Wong. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has three older siblings. Her sister is named Mimi Wong and her brother is named Andrew Wong. The name of her third sibling is not known.

young Ali Wong (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ali Wong attended San Francisco University High School where she was student body class president. After graduating in 2000, she went on to enroll at UCLA. She majored in Asian American Studies and graduated in 2004 with a BA. Her ethnicity includes Vietnamese and Chinese.

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Ali Wong – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Ali Wong married her longtime boyfriend Justin Hakuta on 27 November 2014. Hakuta is a Harvard graduate, the son of inventor and TV personality Ken Hakuta and an established entrepreneur. They had first met in 2010 at a mutual friend’s wedding.

Wong and her husband have two children together. Their first daughter Mari Hakuta was born in November 2015 and their second daughter Nikki Hakuta was born in December 2017.

The married couple is happily raising their children without any rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Ali Wong, Justin Hakuta in September 2016 (zimbio)

Ali Wong – Career

Before Fame

Wong discovered her love for performing at UCLA. There she was a member of the LCC Theatre Company. After completing college, she pursued a career in comedy and performed in New York City, even up to nine stand-up acts per night.

Years after starting her professional career in 2005, she was included in Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2011. Soon she had appearances on The Tonight Show, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show.

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Comedy, Acting, Writing

Ali Wong was cast in Are You There, Chelsea? in 2012. Since then she has appeared in Chelsea Lately (2012), Hey Girl (2013), Best Week Ever (2013), Black Box (2014), and Inside Amy Schumer (2014-2015).

Others include American Housewife (2016-present), Fresh Off the Boat (2017), Always Be My Maybe (2019), Birds of Prey (2020), and Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018).

She has also worked as a writer in the first four seasons of Fresh Off the Boat, Always Be My Maybe, etc.

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Ali Wong, Randall Park in Always Be My Maybe (IndieWire)


Ali Wong’s Are You There, Chelsea? co-stars include Lenny Clarke, Jake McDorman, Lauren Lapkus, Chelsea Handler, Laura Prepon, etc.

She has also worked with fellow comedians Tiffany Haddish and Amy Schumer.

Ali Wong – Net Worth, Salary

Ali Wong’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million while there have been no estimates on her annual salary. 

Ali Wong – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, she is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with over a million followers. She also has an official website-

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