|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Birthday:||Apr 08, 1972|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||6 feet (183cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||March, 2023|
The American Sung-Ho Kang has provided services to film industry a flawless actor and a talented producer. Famous for his significant role as Han Lue which he played in the hit series of movies named Fast and Furious. Sung Kang net worth is around 8,000,000 USD in 2023.
How Did Sung Kang Become Rich?
Sung Kang’s parents were South Korean immigrants. He was born to the couple on 8th April 1972 while they were residing in the city of Clarkston, in Georgia. It was not long before they moved to Gainesville, Georgia. Kang’s Korean mother remarried an African American man. His mother and stepfather raised him in Gainesville. After his teenage Kang shifted to Barstow, California. At that time Kang was still at high school level of education.
After he finished high school, Kang pursued his higher studies at the University of California. While still studying in college, Kang decided to give a shot at acting instead of attending law school. His parents were rather disappointed and concerned by his choice. This was mainly due to the fact that American television lacked Asians and job prospects were not highly available. As a result, their son’s career choice about being an actor was a major reason of concern for them.
Sung Kang kicked off his acting career in 1999, playing the role of a student in an American television series named “Felicity”. After that, Kang worked as a co-producer in Talk to Taka (2000). In the next year Kang played the role of a translator in the war film, “Pearl Harbor (2001).”
As mentioned before, Sung Kang’s significant role happened to be Han Lue that he played in “Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)”. The character he played was an aloof member of a gang. One thing people may not know is that he was also an associate producer for that movie. In 2004, he starred in “Forbidden Warrior” as Genghis Khan’s son, Doran.
Kang went on working in numerous other films such as “The Motel (2005)” in which he played the role of Sam Kim. He appeared as Han Lue in “The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift (2005)” as well as “Fast & Furious.” His role was meant to be a one-off portrayal of the character in the series. However, Justin Lin decided to bring him back to portray the character again in the sequels. Thus, Kang continued playing this recurring character in the following movies of the series: “Los Bandoleros (2009)”, “Fast Five (2011)”, “Fast & Furious 6 (2013)” and “F9 (2021)”. He has also voiced Han Lue’s character in the video game “Fast & Furious: Showdown (2013).”
His roles in movies are not the only thing that he is famous for. Kang has also played roles in numerous television series, which aided him in climbing the ladder of fame and popularity. One such role he played was the recurring character of President Gin Kew Yun Chun Yew Nee in a Korean drama parody “Tae Do (Attitudes and Feelings, Both Desirable and Sometimes Secretive)”. This recurring character he portrayed, alongside the American actor and comedian Bobby Lee, happened to be very narcissistic.
Another notable television role he played was that of an FBI Agent named Tae Kim in the crime series, “Gang Related (May-August 2014).” Kang had previously worked with the creator of the show Chris Morgan in the Fast & Furious franchise. The role of the FBI Agent played was specifically written for Kang by Morgan.
In January 2020, Kang started a YouTube channel named, “Sung’s Garage”. The channel contains videos for the podcast that goes by the same name. The channel currently has over 60 videos available.
Lately Kang has been cast for Disney’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series which was released in 2022.
What Is Sung Kang Net Worth?
Sung Kang is an actor and a producer by profession. As a result, he earns his money by acting in films and television series as well as producing them. Moreover, Kang used to own a restaurant by the name of Saketini located in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. The restaurant closed in early 2013. So up until its closure, the restaurant was also a source of income for him.
Additionally, in 2016, he worked with Perrelet and launched a watch. He also played as the international-style goalkeeper of a South Korean football team named “The Suwon Blue Wings.” As such, his net worth is estimated to be around 8,000,000 USD.
How Sung Kang Spends His Money?
Despite being a famous actor and having a huge fan following on social media, Sung Kang is a private person. As a result, he does not disclose too many details of his personal life. Sung Kang married his long-time girlfriend Miki Yim on 8th July 2014. He lives in Los Angeles along with his wife and his parents.
- Sung Kang’s zodiac sign is Aries.
- He weighs around 174 lbs. (79 kg) approximately.
- Sung Kang was unaware of the drifting culture in Japan until he started researching for his part as Han Lue in “The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift”. He learnt and perfected the skills of drifting for playing his part in the movie.
- He has over 2.8 million followers on Instagram.
- Both his eyes and his hair are dark brown in color.
- He is a non-vegetarian.
- His favorite colors are blue and white.
- Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling are Kang’s Favorite books.