Published on December 8, 2021, Updated on December 8, 2021
An Inside Scoop on Ronny Chieng's Net Worth: Learn His Sources of Income & Earnings. Photo credit: Instagram/ronnychieng
Ronny Chieng, whose birth name is Ronny Xin Yi Chieng, is a Malaysian-Chinese stand-up comedian and actor. He is well-known for his roles in films and television shows such as Asian Comedian Destroys America!, Crazy Rich Asians, The Daily Show, and Ronny Chieng: International Student.
Chieng, 36, was born to a Chinese family in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, on November 21, 1985. He once tried an open mic night without any intention of becoming a comedian, and his unflappable demeanor was an instant success amongst the crowd.
Once named “one of 10 Comics to Watch,” Chieng recently starred in a Marvel film and landed a huge deal with Netflix for three upcoming projects. With these projects, Ronny Chieng’s net worth has a massive increase in figure.
So, how much is Ronny Chieng’s net worth at the end of 2021? Scroll down to know his net worth, including his collection of watches and sources of income.
In his Netflix stand-up special, Asian Comedian Destroys America, Ronny says that “Chinese people love money,” which rings true for Chieng as well. The comedian has amassed a massive fortune from a variety of sources. He reportedly makes over $500,000 a year.
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Ronny Chieng’s net worth was reported at $1.2 million in 2020, but by the end of 2021, it’s almost $3.5 million. If you think that’s all there is to the 36-year-old comic, you’re mistaken. He is an avid food blogger who takes his job very seriously.
His restaurant website “I’m Okay with Anything” provides links to his buy merchandise and agent details. The website also gives a thorough guide to restaurants in Melbourne city. Furthermore, Chieng owns a socks line, which starts at $12.
Chieng sold-out solo concerts in Singapore and Malaysia and toured Asia and India as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, gaining fans from all over the world. Without a doubt, this boosted his enormous net worth.
NBC’s ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon‘ has also aired Ronny’s stand-up routine. Similarly, he collaborates with Trevor Noah on The Daily Show as a correspondent. Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Jaboukie Young-White, and Roy Wood Jr. are among his frequent collaborators.
The Godzilla vs. Kong actor first appeared on The Daily Show in 2015, and according to IMDb, he was still active in 2019. However, based on the most recent episodes of that show, he appears to be back.
Chieng has signed three new projects with Netflix, according to Variety. Yes, you read that correctly: The Daily Show‘s senior correspondent will appear in three upcoming Netflix projects, two of which will be new stand-up specials and the third a documentary-style comedy special.
The comedian will continue to work as a writer and executive producer off-screen in addition to being on film, which will undoubtedly enhance his net worth in the future.
It’s not the first time Chieng has collaborated with the streaming behemoth. In December 2019, he debuted his first Netflix Special, ‘Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America!,’ which was a huge success and led to his three new Netflix projects.
Chieng is an avid watch collector who started with a Seiko 5 that he bought in Australia during his college years.
His watch collection, which includes a rare variant of the Seiko Chronograph Ref. 6139-6010 that is widely regarded as having been worn by the late Hong Kong American martial artist and actor Bruce Lee and a vintage GMT-Master Ref. 16753 “Root Beer” was featured on an episode of Hodinkee’s online series Talking Watches.
One of his watches, a two-tone Rolex Datejust from 1984 that he received from his late father and was valued at US$5000, was featured on an episode of Antiques Roadshow.
(References from Variety, YouTube, Instagram, Glamour Fame)