James Hong Wife Susan Hong & Net Worth - What We Know About The Actor's Personal Life

 

James Hong is one of the most prolific actors of all time ( Source : Twitter )

American actor, producer, and director James Hong have performed in several American media projects in various roles.

James Hong is one of the most active actors, with over 650 film and television credits as of 2022. Through his role as Charlie Chan in the 1957–1958 detective series The New Adventures of Charlie Chan, Hong gained popularity with viewers.

To boost Asian American representation in the industry, Hong co-founded East West Players early in his career, the first Asian American theater company and the longest continually functioning theater of color in the United States.


Who Is Susan Hong? Meet James Hong Wife

With his wife Susan Tong, whom he wed in 1977, James Hong resides in Los Angeles, California. There is no information on Susan's professional background. In contrast to her husband, she dislikes being the center of attention.

James has appeared in numerous American media projects since the 1950s, portraying various East Asian characters. As of 2021, he had more than 600 film and television credits, making him one of the most productive English-speaking actors.


James Hong with his wife and daughter ( Source : Caknowledge )

A campaign to get Hong a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was launched in 2020 by actor Daniel Dae Kim. He received a star on the 2022 Walk of Fame, with stars Carrie Fisher and Michael B. Jordan.

The eye manufacturer Chew in Blade Runner, Evelyn Mulwray's devoted and watchful butler in Chinatown and The Two Jakes, and the low-rent private eye in Black Widow, Hong is perhaps best known for his roles as the butler in these films.

What Is James Hong Net Worth? 

As per Celebrity Net Worth, James Hong has a staggering net worth of $8 million.

On the radio and television game show You Bet Your Life with Groucho Marx in February 1954, Hong made an appearance. He performed several impersonations during this occasion, including one of Groucho himself.

The quiz gave Hong and his buddy a prize of $140. They competed for the $2000 grand prize but lost.

As Melinda May's father in an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode from 2015, Hong appeared as a guest star alongside Mulan co-actor Ming-Na Wen.

As a voice actor, Hong performed Chi-Fu roles in Mulan (1998), Daolon Wong in the Jackie Chan Adventures animated television series (2002–2004), and Mr. Ping in the Kung Fu Panda film series.

On March 25, 2022, A24 released Hong in the movie Everything Everywhere All at Once. He plays Grandpa Wing in the Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai streaming television series, which is now in pre-production.

James Hong Children- All We Know About His Family 

James Hong and his wife Susan have a daughter. In April 1978, their daughter was conceived.

As a youngster in Minneapolis, Hong attended the Westminster Presbyterian Church with his family as a practicing Presbyterian.

His parents, Ng Fok Hong (also known as Frank W. Hong) and Lee Shui Fa, were Chinese immigrants. His father immigrated to Chicago, Illinois, from Hong Kong via Canada. He eventually relocated to Minneapolis, where he opened a restaurant and served as the local Hip Sing Tong head.  

It was revealed in 2018 that he was directing a feature film about a grandfather and his estranged granddaughter. They learn the value of strong family ties after an unforeseen trip that transports them to a different reality.

The movie's title, Patsy Lee & the Keepers of the 5 Kingdoms, directed by Zack Ward, with Michelle Fang as the lead, was later made public.

At age 10, Hong traveled back to the United States after receiving his early schooling in Kowloon, Hong Kong. He obtained his high school diploma from Minneapolis Central. He became interested in the performing arts after seeing Peking opera actors practice at his father's store.

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