- Chinese actor and stand-up comedian Ronny Chieng is a well-known senior correspondent on ‘The Daily Show on Comedy Central.’ He is also best recognized as a creator and star of his own sitcom series ‘Ronny Chieng: International Student.’
- Net Worth, Salary, Income
- Married, Wife, Children
- Family, Parents, Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Chinese actor and stand-up comedian Ronny Chieng is a well-known senior correspondent on ‘The Daily Show on Comedy Central.’ He is also best recognized as a creator and star of his own sitcom series ‘Ronny Chieng: International Student.’
Born Ronny Xin Yi Chieng in Johor Bahru, Malaysia (1985), he was raised in Singapore and Manchester, New Hampshire, the U.S. He celebrates his birthday on 21 November, making him 35 years old. He holds Malaysian nationality and possesses mixed ethnicity. Chieng is a graduate of the University of Melbourne with a dual degree in Laws and Commerce.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
In 2009, Ronny Chieng began stand-up comedy in Melbourne. Impressed by his performance, the prestigious ‘Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival’ invited him for four years in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016. At the JFL Festival, comedian Trevor Noah was one of many people who admired Ronny’s work and recruited him as a correspondent for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” in 2015. And the rest, as we say, is history.
He has toured 4 sold-out global stand-up comedy theater tours in Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Canada, India, and London.
In Australia, Chieng has written and appeared in several TV comedy shows that include ‘Problems’ (2012), ‘Legally Brown’ (2014), ‘It’s a Date’ (2013-2014), ‘Kinne’ (2015), ‘The Katering Show’ (2016), and more. His co-creation ‘Ronny Chieng: International Student’ won the Short Film Production of the Year at the 16th Screen Producers Australia Awards and was nominated for Best Comedy Programme at the Asian Television Awards 2016 in Singapore.
In 2018, he became part of the silver screen, appearing in the Warner Bros. film ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ After that, he appeared in 6 other movies in a single year in 2021. The list includes ‘Wish Dragon,’ ‘Bliss,’ ‘Long Story Short,’ ‘Trust,’ ‘Godzilla vs. Kong,’ and ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.’
Talking about his net worth, the exact amount remains confined, but it is estimated to be around millions of dollars.
Married, Wife, Children
Comedian Chieng has been married to his wife, Hanna Pham, since September 9, 2016. They exchanged the wedding vows not once but thrice. The couple married in three separate locations and celebrated their union in three distinct ways.
Firstly, they shared their vows in Melbourne, Australia, where Pham comes from. Then, the actor got married in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as it is his origin. Finally, they married in New York for the last time, which was to apply for a green card.
Chieng got engaged to his now-wife on December 2015. They had first met when the two attended the University of Melbourne, where his wife graduated in commerce and law.
Family, Parents, Siblings
Ronny Chieng was born to a Malaysian Chinese family. Evident through his Instagram, he was brought up in a close-knit household. Besides this, not much has surfaced about his parents. Likewise, nothing is available about his siblings on the internet. Seems like he is the only child on his parents.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Like most Asian men, Ronny Chieng also has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60-65 kgs. He has brown eyes and black hair color.