Hwang Dong-hyuk is a prominent screenwriter & movie director. He gained popularity after his series ‘Squid Game’ got successful. Hwang was born on 26th May 1971, in a Korean family in Seoul.
His ethnicity is Asian and his zodiac sign is Gemini. Ever since he was young, he immersed himself in Manga and comic books. Later on, he did his M.F.A in film production from the University of Southern California.
Hwang has been directing several movies for around 20 years now. He has directed some short films such as Our Sad Life. He proved his capability and skills of directing movies through his graduation thesis film, Miracle Mile.
Hwang’s debut film, My Father, was launched in 2007. After four years, he released his second film, Silenced. After this, he has directed 2 movies, The Fortress and Miss Granny. He gained international recognition after the Netflix Series, Squid Game. He never gave up working on his dream, and it all worked for him. Squid Game is now the most-watched show on Netflix and has taken the top spot in over 90 countries.
|Age||51 years old|
|Date of Birth||26 May 1971|
|Height (Approximate)||in centimeters – 185.4 cms in meters – 1.854 meters in feet – 6’1”|
|Weight (Approximate)||in pounds – 147.71 lbs in kilograms – 67 kg|
|Figure Measurements (Approximate)||Chest Size – 37 inches Waist Size – 35 inches Biceps Size -17 inches|
Hwang Dong Hyuk was born in a Korean household. He hasn’t revealed anything about his family & siblings. So, no information is available on his family background.
Hwang Dong Hyuk Wife, Affairs, & Marriage
Hwang Dong Hyuk Education & Career
Hwang completed his early education at a local school in his hometown. Afterward, he graduated from Seoul National University with a B.A degree in communications. Later on, he pursued M.F.A in film production from the University of Southern California.
|College/University||Seoul National University, University of Southern California|
Hwang Dong Hyuk Net Worth
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Income Source||Directing & Screenwriting|
Hwang Dong Hyuk Social Media Presence
Hwang is pretty active on social media. He doesn’t seem to use any major social media such as Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter. So, it is safe to say that he’s pretty busy with his routine.
Trivia and Lesser Known Facts about Hwang Dong Hyuk
- Hwang loves to travel and thus has been to several countries.
- He doesn’t have any tattoos on his body.
- In 2001, Hwang also acted in Truck Stop Diner, a short film.
- He doesn’t use any major social media.
- He has also won various awards and honors under several categories.