James Hong is an American actor who is also better known for his work as a producer and director. Widely recognized for his East Asian roles, Honga has worked in a number of movies and TV shows.
The actor first made a break with a role in the crime series The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957-58). Hong’s other highly acclaimed TV role came when he appeared on the original Hawaii Five-O (1968-80).
James has also deserved credit for his work in bix-screen like Blade Runner, Big Trouble in Little China, Wayne’s World 2, and more. Let’s also know about his net worth.
What Is James Hong Net Worth?
James Hong has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He has racked such a good fortune through his roles in several movies and TV shows.
Hong has played a variety of roles in several box office hit films. Here is the list,
|Movie||Budget – Box Office||Cast Members|
|Wayne’s World 2 (1993)||$40 million – $48.2 million||Dana Carvey and Christopher Walken|
|Blade Runner (1982)||$30 million – $41.5 million||Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer|
|Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)||$150 million – $665.7 million||Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, and Seth Rogen|
James Hong supports several philanthropic organizations around the world. In July 2013, the actor also appeared at The Children’s Charity Of Southern California Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament.
Where Does James Hong Live?
James Hong currently resides in his condo located in Los Angeles. He bought a courtyard-style building for $721,000 in 2009, as per public reports.
The 1,437 square feet of space house has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Other major highlights of the mansion include a formal dining room, hardwood floors, city views, and custom cherry cabinets and granite counters in the kitchen.
James Hong was born on February 22, 1929, Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States of America. He holds an American nationality and is from a mixed ethnical background.
Hong is the son of Frank W. Hong and Lee Shui Fa. He completed his early education in Hong Kong before coming back to the United States at age ten. He later went on to study at Minneapolis Central High School.
Upon graduation, James got enrolled at the University of Minnesota to study civil engineering. He spent seven years working as a road engineer in Los Angeles Country and later also served in the United States Army.
Hong later started focusing on show-business and is now credited for over 500 TV and film roles.
Who Is James Hong Wife?
James Hong married Pearl Haung on 9th May 1967. The couple divorced after six years of their marriage in 1973.
The actor went on to marry for the second time Susan Hong on 20th October 1977. The two welcomed their first child, a daughter named April Hong in 1978.
James currently resides in his Los Angeles house along with his wife.