Ronny Chieng Net Worth and Salary
Ronny Chieng net worth is estimated to be $3 million and he earns over $500,000 as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as a comedian, actor and screenwriter.
Who is Ronny Chieng?
Ronny Chieng is a Chinese-Malaysian-Australian Comedian, screenwriter and actor and he currently works as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show on Comedy Central and he is also the creator and lead actor of the sitcom Ronny Chieng: International Student and he has starred in films and television series such as Legally Brown, The Katering Show and Crazy Rich Asians.
Biography and Early Years
Ronny Chieng was born Ronny Xin Yi Chieng on the 21st of November, 1985 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and he was born to a Malaysian Chinese family but he was raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States and he also spent some part of his early days in Singapore.
Chieng attended the Yuhua Primary School, he later enrolled at the Pioneer Junior College, which is located in Singapore, he then went on to attend the University of Melbourne which is where he graduated with in 2009 with a Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Laws degrees, he also attended the Australian National University and graduated in 2012 with a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Movies and Career
Ronny Chieng has appeared in a lot of movies and television series and shows over the years and they include; Problems in 2012 as Mr. Meowgi, This is Littleton in 2014, Legally Brown from 2013 t0 2014, It’s a Date from 2013 to 2014 as Winston, Have You Been Paying Attention? From 2013 to 2014, The Daily Show in 2015, Comedy Showroom in 2016 as Ronny Chieng, The Katering Show in 2016, Ronny Chieng: International Student in 2017 as Ronny Chieng, Crazy Rich Asians in 2018 as Edison Cheng and he starred alongside the likes of Constance Wu and Henry Golding and he has also appeared in many more movies and television series.
Apart from being a comedian and actor, Chieng has also succeeded in his career as a screenwriter as he co-wrote the sitcom Ronny Chieng: International Student and it was all about his life as a Malaysian student in Australia, the script was later made into a series for Comedy Central which is based in the United States of America and likewise ABC TV in Australia.
Awards and Nominations
Ronny Chieng won the best Newcomer Award in 2012 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, in 2014, he won the Director’s Choice Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, best of the fest Award in 2013 at the Sydney Comedy Festival, best of the fest award at the 2014 Sydney Festival and over the years, he has won many more awards and also nominated for many more.
Ronny Chieng is a married man and he is currently married to his wife named Hannah Pham and Hannah is a Vietnamese-Australian and they married on the 9th of September, 2016.
Ronny Chieng attended the Pioneer Secondary School, he later enrolled at the Pioneer Junior College and also attended the Trinity College and he went on to graduate with Bachelors of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees in 2009 from the University of Melbourne and he also attended the Australian National University and graduated in 2012.
Ronny Chieng was born to a father named Xin Chieng and a mother named Shio Chieng and information about his siblings are unknown as he hasn’t revealed them to the public.
Chieng and his family currently reside in Sydney, Australia.
Chieng’s full name or real name is Ronny Xin Yi Chieng.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Chieng stands at a height of 5 ft 11 inches, he weighs 71kg, he is fair in complexion, has black hair color and dark brown eye color.
Social Media Presence
Chieng has been active online since he rose to fame in 2009 and over these years, he has built a huge social media presence for himself, as of recent, he has over 60,000 Facebook followers, over 80,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
In October, 2016, Chieng appeared on The Daily Show and while on the show, he responded to a Jesse Watters Fox News segment which was misinterpreted by many as being racist, after he aired his own views on the segment, he was highly criticized.