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Full Name Bong Joon-ho
Profession Director
Date of Birth September 14 , 1969
Current Age 52 years
Place of Birth South Korea
Birth Country South Korea
Birth Sign Virgo

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Bong Joon-ho Profile
Full Name Bong Joon-ho
Other's Name Not Known
Occupation Director
Home Town in a city of South Korea
Religion Not Available
Ethnicity Not Available
School Not Known
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Bong Joon-ho Biography

Bong Joon-ho is a famous Director, who was born on September 14, 1969 in South Korea.

Korean film director who won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his 2019 film Parasite. His other well known films include The Host, Okja and Mother.

He wanted to be a film director ever since he was fourteen-years-old and was able to see his father always drawing when he was young. Naturally, Bong imitated his father and had the opportunity to practice comic and storyboarding since the age of five, including drawing and arranging cartoon shots. While he was in elementary school, the family relocated to Seoul, taking up residence in Jamsil-dong by the Han River. In 1988, Bong enrolled in Yonsei University, majoring in sociology. College campuses such as Yonsei’s were then hotbeds for the South Korean democracy movement; Bong was an active participant of student demonstrations, frequently subjected to tear gas early in his college years. He served a two-year term in the military in accordance with South Korea’s compulsory military service before returning to college in 1992. Bong later co-founded a film club named “Yellow Door” with students from neighboring universities. As a member of the club, Bong made his first films, including a stop motion short titled Looking for Paradise and 16 mm film short titled Baeksaekin (White Man). He graduated from Yonsei University in 1995.

Bong Joon-ho Net Worth & Salary

Bong Joon-ho is one of the richest Director. Bong Joon-ho is also listed in famous people born on September 14 & Richest celebrities born in South Korea. According to our analysis based on Forbes, IMDb, Wikipedia & online resource, Bong Joon-ho net worth is approximately $30 Million.

Bong Joon-ho Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $30 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Director
Cars N/A
House Living in own house

Family & Relatives

Bong Joon-ho's father name not available & mother's name unknown right now. We will update Bong Joon-ho parents, brother/sister & other relatives information here.

His family was replete with artists, including his grandfather who was a noted author.

Bong Joon-ho Family
Parents Not Available
Siblings Not Known
Spouse(s) Jung Sun-young
Children(s) Bong Hyo-min
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As a child, Bong watched Black Orpheus (1959), which made a big impact on him, on Korean television. While he was in film school, Bong watched the Qatsi trilogy (1982–2002). His main inspirations are from Guillermo del Toro—his favorite films of del Toro’s are The Devil’s Backbone (2001) and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)—and Oshima Nagisa, describing Oshima as “one of the most controversial masters”. Bong also studied the films of Martin Scorsese and cited him as one of his major influences during his acceptance speech for the Academy Award for Best Director when he won for Parasite (2019). His process when working with actors is to make them feel comfortable and gives them a high amount of freedom when performing, even allowing them to improvise. Bong has commented that he doesn’t like the term ‘Directing Actors’ as he feels that “acting is the actor’s job and it’s something I don’t feel like I can direct”.

Bong Joon-ho (Korean: 봉준호 , Korean pronunciation: [poːŋ tɕuːnho → poːŋdʑunɦo] ; born September 14, 1969) is a South Korean filmmaker. His films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden tone shifts. In 2017, Metacritic ranked Bong 13th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century.

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Bong Joon-ho Height

Bong Joon-ho's height Not available & Weight Unknown right now. Bong Joon-ho's shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US). Bong Joon-ho full body measurements is not available right now. eye color is black & hair color is brown. Bong Joon-ho's eye color is black & hair color is brown.

Age, Birthday & Horoscope

In 2022, Bong Joon-ho age 51 years. Bong Joon-ho birthday is September 14 & Horoscope is Virgo.

Is Bong Joon-ho dead or alive?

Bong Joon-ho is still alive. Bong Joon-ho's current age 51 years.

Lesser Known Facts

  1. Bong Joon-ho was born on September 14, 1969 in South Korea.
  2. celebrates birthday on September 14.
  3. become famous for being Director.
  4. Bong Joon-ho shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US).

Bong Joon-ho Timeline

  • 1969

    Bong Joon-ho was born on September 14, 1969 in South Korea.

  • 2022

    According to Wikipedia, IMDb, Forbes & online resource, Bong Joon-ho net worth is approximately $30 Million