Ali Wong

Who is Ali Wong?

Alexandra Dawn ‘Ali’ Wong was born on April 19, 1982, in San Francisco, California, USA; her zodiac sign is Aries, and she is of American nationality. She is an actress, comedienne, and writer best known for her role as the lead character in the romantic comedy series “Always Be My Maybe,” written by Ali and Randall Park, directed by Nahnatchka Khan, and starring Randall Park and James Saito. It follows two people – Sasha and Marcus – who were once best friends and decides to start dating after meeting again 15 years later – the series won a Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Award for Best Original Song, was nominated for a Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Song, and was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Movie Star (for Ali).

Early Life of Ali Wong

Ali was raised with her three siblings by their mother Tam ‘Tammy’ Wong, a social worker who immigrated to the United States from Hue, South Vietnam, in 1960, and their father Adolphus Wong, an anesthesiologist who worked for Kaiser Permanente for 30 years. Ali is very close to her family, and she occasionally posts photos of her siblings on her Instagram account.

She attended San Francisco University High School, where she developed a strong interest in comedy and acting, but it wasn’t until she matriculated in 2000 and enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) that she decided to pursue a career as an actress and comedienne.

Ali honed her acting skills with the university’s LCC Theatre Company before graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Asian American studies – she also spent some time at The Lair of the Golden Bear summer family camp and an entire year in Hanoi, Vietnam, after graduating, and also spent a year there on a Fulbright scholarship.

Ali made her (uncredited) film debut in 2011, playing a movie executive in the short comedy horror film “When Harry Met Sally 2,” and the following year she starred in the short film “Controversial Racist,” written and directed by Nick Wiger and starring Will McLaughlin.

Salary and Net Worth of Ali Wong

Her net worth is estimated to be more than $3 million as of November 2020.

Personal Life of Ali Wong

Ali met her future husband, Justin Hakuta, in 2010 at a mutual friend’s wedding; they exchanged phone numbers and went on a date a few weeks later. Ali and Justin married in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family on November 27, 2014, and Ali went on to give birth to their two daughters – before her pregnancy with their first daughter Marie (born in November 2015), she became pregnant with twins but miscarried.

Nikki, their second daughter, was born in December 2017.

Justin is best known as the son of Ken Hakuta, a well-known Japanese-American inventor and television personality. Justin earned his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and previously worked as Vice President for the healthcare company GoodRx.

Ali is married to Justin Hakuta and they have two children as of November 2020.

Ali is a philanthropist and human rights activist who supported the protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer who knelt on his neck and stayed there until George fainted and died in the hospital.

She also urged people to vote in the 2020 elections, stating that every vote can help bring about change.

Ali enjoys trying new foods, and her favorite is Japanese particularly sushi.

She enjoys watching movies in her spare time and is a huge fan of the “Star Wars” franchise – some of her favorite actors include Jim Carrey, Kevin Hart, and Will Smith, and some movies she could watch over and over are “Ace Venture: Pet Detective,” “Bad Boys,” and “Men in Black.”

Body Measurement of Ali Wong

Ali is 38 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall, and weighs about 110lbs (50kgs).

The Career of Ali Wong

She made her feature film debut in 2012, when she was cast as Claire in the crime thriller drama “Savages,” starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, and Blake Lively, and is about two men – Chon and Ben – who are fighting a Mexican drug cartel after the girl they are both sleeping with are kidnapped; it received seven awards. The following year, she played Katie in the comedy “Dealin’ with Idiots,” and in 2014, she played Raq in the short comedy “Super Sleuths,” written and directed by Benjamin Dickinson and starring Lindsay Burdge, Kate Lyn Shell, and Emily Jon Mitchell – it follows Marie, who is attempting to assist her best friend in finding her lost boyfriend.

Ali made her voice acting debut in 2016 when she played Betty Bird in the animated action-adventure film “The Angry Birds Movie.” The following year, she appeared as a supporting character in Brett Haley’s romantic western drama “The Hero,” which starred Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, and Krysten Ritter and followed an old movie star who comes to terms with the fact that he is getting old. The film won two awards and was nominated for six more.

She voiced General Olivia in the 2017 animated action-adventure “The Lego Ninjago Movie,” and Ali, her namesake, in the 2017 comedy-drama “Father Figures.” She also voiced Felony in the 2018 animated adventure comedy “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”

She went on to play Debbie in Eric Darnell’s 2019 short science fiction film “Bonfire,” and most recently in early 2020, she played Ellen Yee in the action-adventure crime film “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.”

Ali’s most recent voicings include Officer Gore in the 2020 animated adventure comedy “Onward,” and Super Super Big Doctor in the 2020 animated adventure comedy “Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe.”

Ali made her TV series debut in 2011 when she was cast as Ana Ng in three episodes of the crime comedy “Breaking In,” starring Bret Harrison and Alphonso McAuley.

In 2012, she was cast as Olivia, one of the lead characters in all 12 episodes of the comedy “Are You There, Chelsea?”, which also starred Laura Prepon and Lauren Lapkus and depicted the life of a woman in her twenties.

In 2014, Ali portrayed Dr. Lina Lark in all 13 episodes of the drama “Black Box,” and then went on to appear in three episodes of the comedy “Inside Amy Schumer,” voice a character in the animated comedy-drama “BoJack Horseman,” and voice a character in the animated comedy “Animals.”

From 2016 to 2020, Ali portrayed one of the lead characters, Doris, in Sarah Dunn’s critically acclaimed comedy “American Housewives,” which also starred Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, and Daniel DiMaggio – the show is about a woman raising her children in a city full of rich and perfect women.

It earned Devin Weaver a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Actress and the series was nominated for two other awards.

Concurrently, Ali appeared in an episode or two of several other series, including the 2017 comedies “Drive Share” and “Fresh Off the Boat,” as well as the 2020 romantic comedy-drama “Love, Victor.”

The Quick Fact of Ali Wong

  • Alexandra Dawn ‘Ali’ Wong was born on April 19, 1982, in San Francisco, California, USA; her zodiac sign is Aries, and she is of American nationality.
  • She is an actress, comedienne, and writer best known for her role as the lead character in the romantic comedy series “Always Be My Maybe,” written by Ali and Randall Park, directed by Nahnatchka Khan, and starring Randall Park and James Saito.
  • It follows two people – Sasha and Marcus – who were once best friends and decides to start dating after meeting again 15 years later – the series won a Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Award for Best Original Song, was nominated for a Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Song, and was nominated for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Comedy Movie Star (for Ali).
  • Nikki, their second daughter, was born in December 2017.
  • Justin is best known as the son of Ken Hakuta, a well-known Japanese-American inventor and television personality.
  • She voiced General Olivia in the 2017 animated action-adventure “The Lego Ninjago Movie,” and Ali, her namesake, in the 2017 comedy-drama “Father Figures.”
  • She also voiced Felony in the 2018 animated adventure comedy “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”
  • She went on to play Debbie in Eric Darnell’s 2019 short science fiction film “Bonfire,” and most recently in early 2020, she played Ellen Yee in the action-adventure crime film “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.”
  • Ali’s most recent voicings include Officer Gore in the 2020 animated adventure comedy “Onward,” and Super Super Big Doctor in the 2020 animated adventure comedy “Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe.”
  • Ali made her TV series debut in 2011 when she was cast as Ana Ng in three episodes of the crime comedy “Breaking In,” starring Bret Harrison and Alphonso McAuley.