Ali Wong Net Worth 2024: Income, Salary, Career, Bio

Ali Wong is an American comedian, writer, and actress who has a net worth of $3 million. She is mostly known for her Netflix Stand-up specials: Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife which she shot when she was 7 months pregnant.

She is also admired for her performance as a lead in the movie ‘Always Be My Maybe’ which was written and produced by herself along with her co-star Randall Park. Later on, she stepped foot into many drama series and movies that brought her huge fame.

Ali Wong’s Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth:$3 Million
Age:42 Years Old
Country:United States
Born:April 19, 1982
Last Updated:2024

Ali Wong’s Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$3 Million
Net Worth in 2023$2.8 Million
Net Worth in 2022$2.2 Million
Net Worth in 2021$1.3 Million
Net Worth in 2020$1 Million

Early Life

Alexandra Dawn a.k.a Ali Wong was born in San Francisco, California. She was the youngest of her four siblings. Tam a.k.a Tammy Wong, her mother, immigrated to the United States from Central Vietnam in 1960.

Wong graduated from San Francisco University in 2000 and she was the President of the Student Body Class. She applied at UCLA majoring in Asian American studies and came across her keen interest in performing as a member of the university’s LCC Theatre Company.

The theatre company was known to be the country’s biggest and oldest Asian-American college-affiliated theatre company In the summers, she worked at The Liar of the Golden Bear which is a UC Berkeley alumni summer family camp, and stuck around in Hanoi, during her junior year.


23-year-old Wong, after her college graduation, attempted stand-up comedy at Brainwash Cafe and moved to New York City soon to be a professional comedian and started off by performing nine times a night.

Variety puts her name on one of the ’10 Comics to Watch list. She was invited to The Tonight Show, a New York stand-up show by John Oliver, and Comedy Underground show by Dave Attell. In the NBC comedy series Are You There, Chelsea cast Wong.

Ali Wong was also on VH1’s Best Week Ever and Hey Girl on MTV in 2013. Soon after, she worked as a star in Oliver Stone’s Savages and played a role as Kate in the movie Dealin’ With Idiots.

Netflix Success

In 2014, in Black Box, the ABC medical drama series, Wong played the role of Dr. Lina Lark, apace with Kelly Reilly and Venessa Redgrave. She was also invited as a star guest in several episodes of Inside Amy Schumer.

Since 2014, Wong has written the script of Fresh Off the Boat. Randall Park is in the main cast and suggested Wong to be the perfect candidate for the writing role. Netflix released a Standup special: Baby Cobra on Mother’s Day 2016. In 2015, the special was shot at the Neptune Theatre.

The critics highly appraised her performance in the special with positive reviews. Wong walked the runway and spoke during New York Fashion week for its Opening Ceremony in 2016 and in the same year, She starred in the main cast of American Housewife, an ABC sitcom.

Ali Wong Net Worth and Salary
Ali Wong’s Net Worth and Salary

Netflix released Wong’s second special: Hard Knock Wife in 2018 which was filmed in late 2017 at the Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. During this time, she was again seven months pregnant with her second child.

The 2019 Netflix movie ‘Always Be My Maybe’ directed by Nahnatchka Khan and Wong, Park, and Michael Golamco as writers was a huge success. Wong also gave voice to the main character Bertie in the animated show entitled Tuca and Bertie on Netflix.

In 2019, Wong launched a book named ‘Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living your Best Life. She says this book would act as a life guide for her two daughters when they become adults.

Ali Wong’s Biography

Real NameAlexandra Dawn Wong
Nick NameAli
Age42 Years Old
HeightIn Feet –  5 Feet 0 Inches
In Meters – 1.52 m
In Centimeters – 152 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
FamilyFather – Adolphus Wong
Mother – Tam Wong
Sisters – Mimi Wong
Brothers – Andrew Wong
HusbandJustin Hakuta (m. 2014–2022)
Children’sMari Hakuta, Nikki Hakuta

“I think feminism is the worst thing that ever happened to women.”

– Ali Wong

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Personal Life

Wong met Justin Hakuta in 2010 who was the son of Ken Hakuta, a television figure, and inventor. They met at a mutual friend’s wedding. At healthcare startup GoodRx, Hakuta works as the vice president of products. In 2014, Wong and Hakuta got married and have daughters, Mari and Nikki.

Wong’s been a strong personality as he has been open about miscarrying twins with the media and at the stand-ups before getting pregnant with her first daughter. Wong stated that she has been comically using her miscarriage as a coping strategy.

Ali Wong Net Worth

Ali Wong’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. Most of her income comes from comedy shows and brand endorsements. She has also worked in the NetFlix movie “Always Be My Maybe.” Wong’s annual income is reported to be more than $500,000.

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