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Helen Hong Profile
Helen Hong is an American stand-up comedian, actress, director, and producer. She has appeared in such works as Jane the Virgin, Parks, and Recreation, and the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis. Currently, she is appearing in the Netflix Drama series Never Have I Ever as Sharon Wong.
Helen Hong Age
Hong is 38 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7th July 1985 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 7th of July every year.
Helen Hong Height
She stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Helen Hong Family
Hong’s parents are immigrants to New York City from Korea. She was raised on the East Coast but also spent some time in Korea. Hong is the daughter of two Korean immigrants, raised in New York. She has publicly expressed her passion for feminist movements and regularly shares her political stances and opinions on different forms of media. Helen is an active Bernie Sanders supporter.
Helen Hong Education
Hong attended high school at Tottenville High School in Staten Island, New York, and North Andover High School in North Andover, Massachusetts, and attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Helen Hong Husband
Hong likes to keep her life private hence, she has not disclosed any information about her relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Helen Hong Never Have I Ever
She plays the role of Sharon Wong in Netflix’s series “Never Have I Ever.” Sharon Wong works as a dental hygienist and is married to Paul. She also serves as Eleanor’s stepmother. Sharon is known for her kind and somewhat quirky personality, and she’s a fun-loving individual. She deeply cares for both Eleanor and her father. Her relationship with her husband, Paul, is loving and strong.
Sharon’s caring nature becomes evident when she makes an effort to connect with Eleanor by suggesting a girls’ hangout in Sherman Oaks. When Eleanor declines the offer, Sharon appears to be disappointed. However, her spirits lift when she provides Eleanor with valuable advice about Malcolm. Sharon is known for her wisdom and helpfulness, particularly when she tells Eleanor that she has the best dad in the world.
She also doesn’t mince words when she points out that Eleanor doesn’t fully appreciate her father and should give him a chance, as he would never abandon her as her mother did. Eventually, Eleanor realizes her mistake and apologizes for her rudeness, leading to a heartfelt hug between them. Sharon even attends Eleanor’s play and praises her for a wonderful performance.
Helen Hong Career
Hong’s journey into stand-up comedy wasn’t a conventional one. She hadn’t been a fan of stand-up comedy until a sudden burst of inspiration led her to enroll in stand-up classes at Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City. During these classes, she realized that stand-up comedy was her true calling. Since then, her comedy career has taken off, with performances at various notable venues, including The Laugh Factory, Bonkerz, The Hollywood Improv, Zanies Comedy Club, Stir Crazy Comedy Club, Flappers Comedy Club, The Ice House Comedy Club, the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, and many more.
She’s made her mark in the world of comedy with regular appearances on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! In addition to this, she’s also the host of a trivia podcast titled Go Fact Yourself. Notably, she was the former host of the podcast, Little Ethnic Girls. Beyond the world of audio, Hong has found success on screen with a recurring role on Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans and another recurring role as Mrs. Song in Starz’s Blunt Talk. Her humor has also reached a broad audience through her comedic NowThis videos.
Hong’s comedy talents have taken her to various events, including the Sedona International Film Festival, the Punchlines & Pumps Comedy Show at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, the New York Underground Comedy Festival, and The Great American Comedy Festival.
She’s even performed in Puerto Rico for Armed Services Entertainment, expanding her comedic reach. Notably, in 2014, BuzzFeed recognized Hong as one of the “18 Comedians Who Could Take Over The Late Show,” and in 2011, The Huffington Post featured her on their list of “53 Of Our Favorite Female Comedians.”
Helen Hong Movies and TV Shows
- The Thundermans.
- The babysitter.
- Inside Llewyn Davis.
- The Unicorn.
- Becoming Eddie.
- Der Kleine Vampir.
- Sid’s dead.
- Chasing Sunshine.
- Girl Dorm.
- Peeling the Stinky onion.
- Black and White.
Helen Hong Net Worth
Hong has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a stand-up comedian, actress, director, and producer.
Helen Hong Social Media Platforms
Hong is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 14k followers on Twitter, 82.4k followers on Instagram, and 2,7k followers on Facebook.
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