Sung Kang was born on 8 April 1972, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, U.S.A.to North Korean immigrant parents and spent his adolescence in California.
For education, he attended the University of California, Riverside. During his college, he chose acting over law school. In the meantime, he met with disappointment from his parents due to their concerns over the dearth of Asians on American television and lack of job prospects.
How did Sung Kang pursue his career?
He rose to fame after appearing in Better Luck Tomorrow in which he appeared as Han Hu, a distant gangster. After that, he appeared in The Motel, in which he played Sam Kim.
He even rose to fame in 1999 when he appeared in The Love Bug episode of the Felicity series. After that, his acting skills have allowed him to carve a marketable acting career.
He gained wide recognization from his role in Fast and Furious which made him a household name and a global sensation and appeared alongside Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Walker, Sylvester Stallone, and Vin Diesel.
Then he depicted the major role of Han Hu in Better Luck Tomorrow (2002). He depicted a recurring role in Han Seoul-Oh in The Fast and the Furious film series.
Furthermore, he appeared in Li’s film War (2007), playing an FBI agent, and was featured in the movie Forbidden Warrior as Doran, a son of Genghis Khan. Also, he appeared as Detective Taylor Kwon in Walter Hill’s movie Bullet to the Head (2013).
Other Sung Kang movies and Tv appearances include Pearl Harbor, Live Free or Die Hard, Ninja Assassin, Sunset Stories, Los Bandoleros, NYPD Blue, Cold Case, Monk, Without a Trace, Knight Rider, CSI: Miami and Mental.
Moreover, he portrayed the recurring role of the narcissistic President Gin Kew Yun Chun Yew Nee in the Korean drama parody, “Tae Do”. He appeared as FBI Agent Tae Kim in the short-lived crime procedural Gang Related on FOX.
Also, he had a restaurant called Saketini in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, which closed in early 2013.
For his performance, he was a nominee for the Lifetime Achievement Award for his role in the movie Pali Road in 2016. He was awarded the Special Jury Prize for Sunset Stories at the VC Filmfest, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival in 2012.
Who is Sung Kag married to?
Sung is happily married to Miki Yim on 8th July 2014. His wife is a general manager at Prada, the premier fashion brand. They met for the first time in Koreatown Karaoke where he was singing When Doves Cry. Reportedly, Miki teased Sung about his voice and they shortly began dating. The couple married in a private wedding ceremony with only close friends and family members attending.
What is Sung Kang Net worth?
From his acting career, he has accumulated a net worth of around $8 million.
How tall is Sung Kang?
He has a height of 6 ft. and weighs 78 kilograms. Also, Sung has black hair and black eyes.
Is Sung Kang active on social media?
He has around 12M followers on Facebook, about 1.4 million followers on Instagram, and around 260k followers on Twitter.