Hwang Dong Hyuk, Wiki, Net Worth, Height, Wife

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.

hwang dong hyuk wiki
Name Hwang Dong-Hyuk
Age 51 years old
Date of Birth 26 May 1971
Nationality South Korean
Gender Male
Religion Christianity
Profession Director, ScreenWriter

Physical Stats

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
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black


hwang dong hyuk age

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.

Father NA
Mother NA
Brother NA
Sister NA

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Hwang Dong Hyuk Wife, Affairs, & Marriage

hwand dong hyuk wife
Hwang Dong Hyuk is a married man. However, he hasn’t revealed anything about his wife and children. He respects their privacy and thus, hasn’t revealed much about them.
Marital Status Married
Affair No
Wife NA
Children NA

Hwang Dong Hyuk Education & Career

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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.

School Local School
College/University Seoul National University, University of Southern California
Education Qualification Graduation

Hwang Dong Hyuk Net Worth

hwang dong hyuk net worth
Hwang Dong Hyuk’s estimated net worth is over $5 million. He majorly earns from screenwriting & directing. Initially, his net worth was around a million dollars. After launching Squid Game, his net worth boosted significantly. And it seems it’ll grow more in the coming years.
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.

Instagram Followers NA
Twitter Followers NA
Youtube Subscribers NA

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.

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