Have you ever wondered how much the net worth of BD Wong is? If you want to get that information, you should read this whole article. Here we are going to share the net worth of BD Wong and other information related to him.
BD Wong’s Net Worth
Based on the research, BD Wong is an actor who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. He was born in San Francisco (California), and went on to graduate from San Francisco State University. BD Wong created a name for himself with his first role on Broadway in M. Butterfly.
BD Wong became the only actor to win some awards including:
- The Drama Desk Award
- The Tony Award
- The Outer Critics Circle Award
- The Clarence Derwent Award
- The Theatre World Award
From there, BD Wong made the move to film and television work. He has worked steadily ever since.
Aside from that, BD Wong has appeared in some projects such as:
- “Simon & Simon”
- “And the Band Played On”
- “The Freshman”
- “All-American Girl”
- “The X-Files”
- “The Ref”
- “The Salton Sea”
BD Wong is popular for his co-starring roles on:
- “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
BD Wong’s Early life and education
In San Francisco, BD Wong was born on October 24, 1960. He is a son of Roberta Christine Leong and William D Wong. His mother is a telephone-company supervisor, while his father is a postal worker. BD Wong has one two brothers. In fact, BD Wong is of Chinese descent, his family from Hongkong. BD Wong attended in Lincoln High School, where he found his interest in acting. He starred as the lead in some school plays, before attending in San Francisco State University.
BD Wong’s Career
After his Broadway debut in M. Butterfly, BD Wong got big attention. That drama won lots of awards, including some for BD Wong, who at that time stopped using his full name in favor of his initials. Since that, he stopped the use of punctuation in his initials name.
As we explained before, BD Wong is known as the only actor to be honored with some awards including:
- Drama Desk Award
- Tony Award
- Outer Critics Circle Award
- Clarence Derwent Award
- Theatre World Award
Besides his long-running stint on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Dr. George Huang, BD Wong has had recurring the roles in All American Girl and played Father Mukada on all seasons of Oz, with the guest appearances on The X-Files and Sesame Street.
On the big screen, BD Wong has appeared in The Freshman (1990), remake of Father of the Bride (191) and its 1995 sequel:
- Father of the Bride Part II
- Jurassic Park (1993)
- Executive Decision (1996)
- Slappy and the Stinkers (1997)
Also, BD Wong gave the voice of Captain Shang in Mulan (1998), and the video game Kingdom Hearts II. He returned to Broadway as Linus in a revival of You are a Good Man, alongside Kristin Chenoweth, Roger Bart, and Anthony Rapp.
In the year of 1990, we get information that BD Wong refused to Equity that the plan to use Jonathan Pryce in the role as an engineer in the Broadway run of Miss Saigon. Even though the union barred Jonathan Pryce from acting the role in response to Wong’s complaint, hectic opposition from Charlton Heston and a threat by Cameron Mackintosh, to cancel the American production fully, induced the union to reverse course. Later, Jonathan Pryce got a Tony Award for the Best Actor for that role.
In the year of 2008, BD Wong starred in the one-man show Herringbone, where he portrayed 12 roles, at McCarter Theatre at Princeton University. Next year, BD Wong took the show to the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego. In the year of 2012, BD Wong starred in Herringbone for 2 performances. For your information, that production which was recorded live for a 2014 CD release was BD Wong’s first appearance in New York.
In the year of 2014, BD Wong starred in the United States premiere, the Orphan of Zhao which is a classic Chinese legend. The legend has its roots in the 4th century BC. It was directed by Carey Perloff at ACT (American Conservatory Theater). Need to know that the Orphan of Zhao is an epic story of self-sacrifice and revenge. After a political coup, a doctor is forced to sacrifice his beloved son to save the last heir of a massacred clan. For note: The Orphan of Zhao was a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse.
We get information that in July 2011, BD Wong announced his departure from the cast of Law & Order: SVU. He said that he would join another NBC police drama, Awake, where he portrayed Dr. Jonathan Lee, a therapist of an LAPD detective who lived in different two realities. BD Wong became a guest starred in a 13 season episode: SVU titled “Father Dearest” that aired on May 2, 2012.
In the year of 2015, BD Wong was named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla Playhouse. He became the guest-starred on NCIS: New Orleans Episode 1.13 titled “The Walking Dead” (aired February 3, 2015), in which he portrayed Dr. Gabriel Lin. Also, BD Wong played the head of the hacker collective Dark Army, who lives a double life as Zhang, on USA Network’s Mr. Robot. BD Wong was credited as a recurring role for the show’s second season and also promoted to main cast for the third season that debuted October 11, 2017.
BD Wong began hosting the new HLN series Something’s Killing Me with BD Wong on August 13, 2017. This documentary would explore the strange and unexplainable medical attacks which may be gradual or descend rapidly. But in those cases, if a cause and cure are not discovered immediately, then these real life patients are going to die.