Ali Wong Net Worth 2023- Family, Relationships, Acting & Comedy Work, Awards & Nominations

Ali Wong is an American actor and stand-up comedian known for her Netflix special stand-up shows. She is also good at writing and has served as a writer or co-writer for many popular shows and movies. Ali has been included in Time’s 100 Most Influential People twice in 2020 and 2023. Following a successful career in the entertainment industry, Wong has earned an astonishing net worth of $4 million. In this article, you will find details about Ali Wong’s net worth in 2023 along with other interesting details about the comedian.

Ali Wong Net Worth 2023

NameAli Wong
ProfessionActor, comedian
Net worth (as of 2023)$4 million (est.)

Ali Wong Personal Biography

Ali Wong was born on April 19, 1982, in San Francisco, California, to Tam Wong and Adolphus Wong. Her mother had relocated from Vietnam to the US and used to work as a social worker while her father was Chinese-American who worked as an anesthesiologist for Kaiser Permanente. Wong is the youngest of four siblings. She majored in Asian-American studies at ULCA and later went to Vietnam for higher studies through a Fulbright program.

Ali Wong and Justin Hakuta

Wong met Justin Hakuta in 2010 at the wedding of their mutual friends. Justin was a Fulbright Scholar just like Ali and studied at Harvard Business School at the time. The couple began dating, got married in 2014, and had two daughters together. However, they announced their divorce in 2022 after Wong expressed regret and discontentment with her marriage in one of her stand-up specials. Justin himself is an entrepreneur and the son of renowned inventor Ken Hakuta who also works as a tour manager for Ali. Even after the divorce, Justin and Ali are good friends. In 2022, Wong began dating actor Bill Hader but later they broke up. Since April 2023, the couple has resumed dating.

Ali Wong children
Full nameAlexandra Dawn Wong
ProfessionComedian, actress, writer, and producer
Years active2005 – present
AgeBorn on April 19, 1982
Place of birthSan Francisco, California, US
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Marital statusDivorced
SpouseJustin Hakuta (2014 – 2022)
ParentsTammy Wong (mother) Adolphus Wong (father)

Ali Wong Professional Career

Acting & Stand-up comedy

Ali started her career as a stand-up comedian after completing her graduation. To pursue her dreams, she moved to New York City and began performing her sketches in comedy clubs at night. After having a successful career as a stand-up comedian, Wong appeared on The Tonight Show in 2011 and also got cast as a regular in the comedy series “Are You There, Chelsea?”. She also appeared on “John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show” and “Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground Show” and the same year Variety named her one of the “10 Comics to Watch”. In 2012, Wong starred in the movie “Savages” opposite popular actors Benicio Del Toro and Salma Hayek.

In 2014, Wong was cast in the role of Dr. Lina Lark in the medical drama series Black Box. She has also guest-starred in several episodes of Inside Amy Schumer, a sketch comedy show by comedian Amy Schumer that earned nominations for eight Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two. In 2016 Netflix released a special stand-up special Baby Cobra featuring Wong, a second special, Hard Knock Wife in 2018, and a third special, Don Wong in 2022. all of these specials gathered immense praise from both critics and audiences. Wong also starred in the sitcom “American Housewife” as a series regular playing the character Doris. Ali has also appeared in the hit rom-com movie “Always Be My Maybe” (2019) and in the 2023 drama-comedy series “Beef” on Netflix.

Writing, Production, & Voice Acting

Ali Wong has served as writer and producer for the movie “Always Be My Maybe” along with starring in it. She was credited as an executive producer for the show “Beef” alongside co-star Steven Yeun. Wong had also served as a writer on the series “Fresh Off the Boat” for its first three seasons.

In 2019, Wong published a book titled “Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life” which won the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award for Humor. According to Wong, the book is a life guide for her daughters to read when they reach adulthood.

Wong is also a voice actor and has given her voice to different characters in popular movies and series such as “BoJack Horseman”, “Animals”, “The Angry Birds Movie”, “Ralph Breaks the Internet”, “OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes”, “Tuca & Bertie”, etc.

Most Popular Movies & TV Shows

Check out the list of some of the best movies & TV shows starring Ali Wong:


  1. Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe
  2. Always Be My Maybe
  3. Birds of Prey
  4. Ralph Breaks the Internet
  5. The Angry Birds Movie
  6. Savages
  7. The Lego Ninjago Movie
  8. Father Figures
  9. Dealin’ with Idiots
  10. Onward

TV Shows:

  1. Beef
  2. Tuca & Bertie
  3. Fresh Off the Boat
  4. BoJack Horseman
  5. Inside Amy Schumer
  6. Breaking In
  7. Are You There, Chelsea?
  8. Black Box
  9. Onward
  10. American Housewife

Awards & Nominations of Ali Wong

Here is a list of complete nominations received by Wong, some of which are still pending:

  • 2018 Legionnaires of Laughter Legacy Award for Best Stand-Up Comedian Female
  • 2019 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Comedy Movie Star for Always Be My Maybe
  • 2019 Gotham Independent Film Awards for Breakthrough Series – Shortform          for Tuca & Bertie
  • 2020 Annie Awards for Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television/ Broadcast Production for Tuca & Bertie
  • 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for Ali Wong: Don Wong
  • 2023 Gold Derby Awards for Best Limited/Movie Actress for Beef
  • 2023 Hollywood Critics Association for Best Actress in a Streaming Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Beef
  • 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Beef
  • 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for Tuca & Bertie

Ali Wong on Social Media


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Ali Wong in 2023?

$4 million (approx.)

Is Beef worth watching?

Beef is among the best works of Ali Wong with a great reception from fans and critics.

What is the height of Ali Wong?

1.52 m

How old is Justin Hakuta?

As of August 2023, Justin is 40 years old.

Is Ali Wong related to the art and literary writer Mimi Wong?

Yes. Ali and Mimi Wong are sisters.

How long were Ali and Justin married?

8 years

What is the major source of Ali Wong’s income?

Stand-up comedy and acting in movies and TV shows

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