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Sung Kang was born on 8 April 1972, in Gainesville, Georgia USA, of South Korean descent. Sung is an actor, best known for being part of the film “Better Luck Tomorrow” as the character Han Seoul-Oh. He was also a part of several films of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Sung Kang? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. Aside from films, he’s also made numerous appearances on television, and has also tried his hand at business; as he continues his career, his wealth will likely increase.
Sung Kang Net Worth $8 million
Kang started pursuing a career in acting in 1999, and landed his first major film role three years later in the crime-drama “Better Luck Tomorrow”. In which he played the aloof gang member Han, and which earned him a bit of recognition. He then starred in “The Motel” as Sam King, and was cast in a recurring role in “The Fast and the Furious” film franchise. His first film of the series was “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift”, and this would lead to his appearance in the next films including “Fast & Furious”, “Fast Five”, and “Fast & Furious 6”. Aside from these, he also appeared in “War” which stars Jet Li and he then starred in “Forbidden Warrior” as the son of Genghis Khan. Aside from these, he regularly appeared on “MADtv” playing President Gin Kew Yun Chun Yew Nee in a parody of South Korean sitcoms. He would also get a small role in “Live Free or Die Hard”.
One of his latest films was “Bullet to the Head” alongside Sylvester Stallone. He also appeared in “Furious 7” and an episode of “Hawaii Five-0”. Other popular series he’s made guest appearances in include “Monk”, “CSI”, “Cold Case”, and “Without a Trace”, all of which have added to his net worth.
Kang has also worked with the Korean band g.o.d. in the music video entitled “Lie”. He also once owned Saketini, a restaurant in Los Angeles, but it closed in 2013. He’s tried his hand at production work, mostly getting involved in the independent film scene. Sung is also very active in the South Korean entertainment industry, which is a big influence on his life thanks to his ancestry.
For his personal life, while Kang is very active on social media, he also keeps a very low profile in terms of his personal life, but it is known that he has been married to Miki Yim since 2014, and they have a son. It has been reported that Sung is very interested in the drifting culture of Japan, becoming involved with it when he was cast for the film “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift”. Prior to becoming part of that film franchise, he was worried that he might not get a good role in Hollywood due to stereotypes created among Asian-American actors.