Ronny Chieng Net Worth and Salary
Ronny Chieng has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns an annual salary of over $500,000. His wealth is a result of his successful career as a comedian, actor, and screenwriter.
Who is Ronny Chieng?
Ronny Chieng is a Chinese-Malaysian-Australian comedian, screenwriter, and actor. He is currently known for his role as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Ronny Chieng is also the creator and lead actor of the sitcom Ronny Chieng: International Student. He has appeared in various films and television series, including Legally Brown, The Katering Show, and Crazy Rich Asians.
Biography and Early Years
Ronny Chieng, born Ronny Xin Yi Chieng on November 21, 1985, hails from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. He was raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States, and also spent part of his early years in Singapore. He attended Yuhua Primary School and later enrolled at Pioneer Junior College in Singapore. Ronny further pursued his education at the University of Melbourne, where he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees. He also attended the Australian National University, earning a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2012.
Movies and Career
Ronny Chieng has made appearances in numerous movies and television series throughout his career. Some of his notable works include “Problems” in 2012, where he played the role of Mr. Meowgi. In 2014, he appeared in “This is Littleton” and “Legally Brown” from 2013 to 2014. He also had a role as Winston in “It’s a Date” from 2013 to 2014 and was part of “Have You Been Paying Attention?” during the same period. Ronny Chieng joined “The Daily Show” in 2015 and starred in “Comedy Showroom” in 2016. He was featured in “The Katering Show” in 2016 and played the lead role in “Ronny Chieng: International Student” in 2017. In 2018, he appeared in the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” as Edison Cheng, alongside Constance Wu and Henry Golding. RonnyChieng has also been involved in other movies and television series.
In addition to his work as a comedian and actor, Ronny Chieng has achieved success as a screenwriter. He co-wrote the sitcom “RonnyChieng: International Student,” which is based on his life as a Malaysian student in Australia. The script was later adapted into a series for Comedy Central in the United States and ABC TV in Australia.
Awards and Nominations
RonnyChieng has received recognition and accolades for his comedic talent. In 2012, he won the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. In 2014, he was honored with the Director’s Choice Award at the same festival. Additionally, he received the Best of the Fest Award at the Sydney Comedy Festival in 2013 and the 2014 Sydney Festival. Throughout his career, Ronny Chieng has garnered numerous other awards and nominations, showcasing his contributions to the world of comedy.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks, Full Name, House Location, Family, Education, Wife
Ronny Chieng is happily married to his wife, Hannah Pham, who is of Vietnamese-Australian descent. The couple tied the knot on September 9, 2016. RonnyChieng completed his education at various institutions. He attended Pioneer Secondary School and later enrolled at Pioneer Junior College. He also attended Trinity College before graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2009 with Bachelor’s degrees in Laws and Commerce. Additionally, he pursued further education at the Australian National University and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2012.
RonnyChieng’s parents are named Xin Chieng and Shio Chieng. However, information regarding his siblings remains undisclosed as he has not shared it publicly. Currently, Chieng and his family reside in Sydney, Australia. His full name or real name is Ronny Xin Yi Chieng. In terms of physical attributes, Chieng stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and weighs approximately 71 kg (156 lbs). He has a fair complexion, black hair, and dark brown eyes.
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, Ronny Chieng made an appearance on The Daily Show. During his appearance, he responded to a segment by Jesse Watters on Fox News, which was widely misinterpreted by many as being racist. After expressing his own views on the segment, Chieng faced significant criticism from certain circles.