Sung Kang Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Sep, 2021
Facts of Sung Kang
Date of Birth: 1972 , April-8
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Sung Kang
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Gainesville, Georgia
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession American actor
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Miki Yim
Children N/A
Education N/A
Awards Best Ensemble Acting - Narrative Feature
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
Movies Fast And Furious 7
TV Show Gang Related
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Sung Kang is a very good-looking American actor. He is recognized for his notable role as Han Seoul-Oh in The Fast and the Furious franchise. He owned a restaurant called Saketini in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, which closed in early 2013. His notable roles include Pearl Harbor, Better Luck Tomorrow, Forbidden Warrior, Furious 7, Code 8, NYPD Blue, CSI: Miami, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Family Guy. He is married to Miki Yim.

Early Life And Education Of Sung Kang

Sung Kang was born on April 8, 1972, in Gainesville, Georgia, U.S. He was born to South Korean parents who were immigrants to America. Asian by ethnicity but born in America, an American actor Sung Kang is also known by his Korean name, Kang Sung-Ho. 

Born in Gainsville, Georgia to South Korean immigrant parents, Kang spent his adolescence in California. He attended the University of California, Riverside, where he chose acting over law school. He was met with disappointment from his parents due to their concerns over the dearth of Asians on American television and the lack of job prospects.

Sung Kang's Career

Kang has been active in the field of acting since 1999. He is known best for his role in the movie Better Luck Tomorrow and as Han Seoul-Oh in the movie The Fast and the Furious franchise. He started his career in television appearing in an episode of the television series Felicity as a student in 1999.

Kang started to play in the major and minor roles in different series like Martial Law, NYPD Blue, Girlfriends, Spin City, The Shield, Threat Matrix, Cold Case, Without a Trace, Monk, MADtv, Standoff, CSI: Miami, Samurai Girl, CSI, Monk, Mental and Easy to Assemble. 

Besides, Kang has also played several roles in different movies and television series. His reputation and dignity on the American screen are very appreciable. He has been an icon in the South Korean entertainment industry as well as he has South Korean ancestry.

Kang has also made a TV miniseries, written, directed, produced, and acted by himself in Acting for Action with Sung Kang. Kang can be seen later in the TV series Gang Related as Tae Kim which has been aired since 2013. Kang made his debut in the film arena in 2000 as co-producer of the movie talking to Taka. 

Kang can be seen in many of the influencing movies of Hollywood like Pearl Harbor, Better Luck Tomorrow, Antwone Fisher, 9:30, Forbidden Warrior, The Motel, The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Undoing, and War. His other popular movies include Finishing the Game, Live Free or Die Hard, Los Banderoles, Fast & Furious, Ninja Assassin, Clap Clap, Fast Five, Knots, Sunset Stories, Bullet to the Head, Fast & Furious 6, and the Come up. 

Sung Kang's Personal Information

Standing at a tall height of six feet and one inch with a hunky appearance, Kang is a very discreet personality. He knows how to maintain his low profile relating to his personal life. As for such, there is no much information available on this actor. Kang has been passionate about acting since his childhood.

Following his dream, he learned acting and began to excel in his acting skills. His good looks, handsome personality, and acting skills have helped him make his identity in the Hollywood arena.

Talking about his personal life, there is just keen speculation that, who is his girlfriend. There are no two votes on this man be a dream boy to many of the women. He is popular among girls and has been on many dates and must have been associated with the affair.

However, some source reports that he is off the market now as he was seen with a wedding ring on his finger in the pictures. The pictures might be related to some of his acts as well.

Some source also reports, he was married on July 8, 2014, but it is so discreet that the media has not much information on his wife or marriage. Following the rumors and speculation, nothing confirmed can be drawn out. Thus, his relationship status cannot be confirmed.

His upcoming movie is Fast & Furious 7 as is Han Seoul-Oh like in other Fast & Furious franchises. It is the Fast and Furious franchise that helped him boost his career.

Besides in American platform, he has also been featured in the Korean music video of the Korean band g.o.d titled “Lie.” He was also a restaurant owner. He owned a restaurant called Saketini in Brentwood, LA, California but been down in 2013.

Sung Kang's Net Worth, Salary, And Other Facts

Sung Kang's net worth is $8 million at present. He has earned a huge sum of salary from his successful acting career. He has appeared between 2000 and 2013 include Pearl Harbor, Live Free or Die Hard, Los Bandoleros, Ninja Assassin, Fast Five, Sunset Stories, and others. His television appearances between 1999 and 2013 include Felicity, NYPD Blue, Spin City, Cold Case, Without a Trace, Monk, CSI: Miami, Knight Rider, Mental, and others.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • He is one of the most admired Asian American actors in Hollywood. 
  • Age: As of 2019, Sung Kang is 47 years old. 
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Height: He has a tall height of  6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
  • Weight: His body weight is around 78kg. 
  • Body Measurements: He has an athletic body built however the actual measurements are unknown. 

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