Alan Wong
Alan Wong
Celebrated Name: Alan Wong
Real Name/Full Name: Alan Wong
Gender: Male
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: October 28, 1985
Birth Place: Wahiawa, Oahu, Tokyo
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 inches
Weight: 75
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Alan Wong  Gay?: No
Profession: Chef
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $1.5 billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Lan Wong is one of the most fabled chefs in Hawaii. He is popular for his bold, authentic, and unconventional flavors and the freshest locally cultivated ingredients made with delicacy and eccentricity. This critically acclaimed chef, along with his restaurant, has won several awards that include the prestigious Best Chef award from the James Beard Foundation.

Maybe you know about Alan Wong very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Alan Wong ’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Alan Wong was brought up in Wahiawa, Oahu. He was born to a half-Hawaiian and half-Chinese father and a Japanese mother. He completed his education in the gastronomic arts at Kapiolani Community College. Wong received training at the Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. He has spent three years at Lutèce in NYC under the instruction of Chef Andre Soltner. He started by becoming an opening chef at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel. His signature style has become a part of the evolving Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement.

Personal Life

Talking about his relationships, we have found that Alan Wong is not married. He has been single to date. There is no news of him dating anyone. Alan Wong says that he is enjoying being single. It helps him travel and perform promotion work after opening his hotel in 1995. He has dedicated himself completely to his business and works for seven days a week to ensure the smooth operation of his business.

Alan Wong is regarded as one of the godfathers of contemporary Hawaiian cuisine. From being a noteworthy chef, he has introduced ground-breaking, and sustainable methods to contribute greatly towards enhancing food reputation in Hawaii.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 28 1985, Alan Wong is 38 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Alan established himself as a chef when he opened his two award-winning restaurants, “the Pineapple Room,” at two different locations in 1995 and 1999. Through these restaurants, he has delighted his food enthusiasts and discriminated diners. Wong is considered to be one of the informal ambassadors of Hawaiian cuisine. It was a great honor for him to cook for President Obama.

He completed his chef training at The Greenbrier Hotel and worked at Lutece in NYC. His mentor, Chef Andre Soltner, taught him several significant things to make a successful career as a chef. He still follows his teachings to become an “expert craftsman” and “cooking with two feet on the ground.” His words inspire him in all aspects of life.

In 1989, Alan Wong opened another restaurant, “The Canoe House Restaurant,” at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows. He has been participating in the “Cuisines of the Sun” event for nearly twelve years. In 1991, he made efforts to improvise Hawaii Regional Cuisine culture when he, along with eleven other chefs, formed a group to work with local fishermen, farmers, and ranchers. The establishment of HRC assisted him in setting up Hawaii as a sought-after destination for experiencing a distinctive mix of ethnic-inspired delicacies made from fresh and local products. 

Awards & Achievements

For his culinary excellence, in 1994, Chef Wong was ranked in the list of “Thirteen Rising Star Chefs in the US” and also received a James Beard Award. He was the winner of the Best Chef, Pacific Northwest Award in 1996.

In 2001, Sante Magazine named him “Chef of the Year” for his exemplary Wine and Spirits. He was nominated for Inaugural 2001 Wedgewood Awards as one of the Ten U.S. chefs for “Master of Culinary Arts.” In 2003, Bon Appetit Magazine recognized Along with Wong as the ‘Master of Hawaii Regional Cuisine.’ In 2012, StarChefs awarded him the “Mentor Chef award” in their first-ever Hawaii revue.

In 1996, Alan Wong received a James Beard Foundation nomination for the country’s ‘Best New Restaurant.’ The restaurant ranked sixth place in the list of Gourmet Magazine’s October 2001 issue of ‘America’s Best 50 Restaurants’.

Net Worth & Salary of Alan Wong in 2024

Alan Wong Net Worth
Alan Wong Net Worth

As of July 2024, Alan Wong has an approximate net worth of $1.5 billion. He runs two restaurants that are situated on Oahu, The Pineapple Room at Alan Wong’s King Street, and Ala Moana Center. The earnings that he makes from these restaurants contribute towards his net worth.

He has worked on several restaurants in Hawaii and Japan. He is recognized as the co-founder of Hawaii Regional Cuisine. In 1992, he co-authored a cooking book named “The New Cuisine of Hawaii.” This book was sold towards charity tasks.

In addition to being a chef, he was also featured as a guest judge in the second season of show “Top Chef.” In 2009, Alan Wong got the opportunity to cook for President Obama at the yearly White House Congressional picnic.

Allan Wong is one of the most accomplished and highly successful chefs and restaurateurs in the world. His amazing culinary skills and unconventional cooking styles have made Hawaii food popular all across the globe.




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