Ki Hong Lee is a Korean-American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his role as Minho in the Maze Runner movie series.
As of 2020, Ki Hong Lee has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Ki Hong Lee’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$4 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||30 SEPTEMBER 1986|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||MOVIES, TELEVISION|
Ki Hong Lee was born on the 30th of September 1986 in Seoul, South Korea. He and his family moved to New Zealand when he was six and two years later, they moved to LA, California.
He studied psychology at The University of California, Berkeley from 2004. Lee was active in college as he was elected Associated Students of the University of California Senator under the Student Action party.
He started acting back in middle school and did skits at church retreats. In college, he also worked at his parents’ Korean restaurant in Little Tokyo when he was trying out acting.
Ki Hong Lee has guest starred in many TV shows including Modern Family, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and The Nine Lives of Chloe King.
In 2012, he started acting in the popular YouTube channel Wong Fu Productions. They did mainly short videos. The next year, Lee made his feature-length movie debut in YouTube as well, titled Yellowface.
His breakthrough came when he was cast as Minho in The Maze Runner in 2013. He apparently got noticed from his YouTube videos. Since then, he has acted in the sequels as well, i.e. The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure, alongside Dylan O’Brien, Aidan Gillen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario and Will Poulter. Lee also acted in the horror film Wish Upon with Joey King.
Ki Hong Lee also acted in theater as he played the lead in Office Hour by Julia Cho. They performed at the Public Theater.
Lee is also involved with a web series on IGTV named Mr. Soulmate.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- He has made a name for himself after starring in The Maze Runner series of movies.
- Lee is one of the few South Koreans who are successful outside of South Korea.
Interesting Facts about Ki Hong Lee
- He apparently did voice acting for GTA V but only as the role of “The Local Population“.
- Lee also appeared in the movie The Social Network (starring Jesse Eisenberg) as an uncredited appearance.
What contributed to Lee’s wealth
Ki Hong Lee’s wealth can be attributed to his success in movies, especially the Maze Runner series.
In 2020, he is estimated to be worth $4 million.