Dong Nguyen
Dong Nguyen
Celebrated Name: Dong Nguyen
Real Name/Full Name: Dong Nguyen
Gender: Male
Age: 39 years old
Birth Date: 1985
Birth Place: Hanoi, Vietnam
Nationality: Vietnamese
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 59 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dong Nguyen Gay?: No
Profession: Programmer, developer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Dong, a simple Vietnamese person, program developer suddenly came to fame after his application named Flappy bird. He gained immense popularity along with his App. But it was not for along time. The App is unique and popular to date, and no game can compare with Flappy Bird. He worked very hard to develop the game.

In today’s world, we live in a time of possibilities and opportunities. Dong got a chance to develop his skill, which made him rich. The gaming field requires to update knowledge and trends continually, and Dong has succeeded in that.

People loved his work.

Maybe you know about Dong Nguyen very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not see, we have prepared this article about details of Dong Nguyen’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

Dong Nguyen was born in Hanoi, a small town in Vietnam. He was brought up in Van Phúc. When Dong was 16, he started coding by himself as he was playing the then video game Super Mario Bros. His passion for developing games started at his young age. Dong studied computer science at Vietnam National University. When Dong was 19, along with learning programming at the local university, he also earned an internship for himself at the Punch Entertainment, which is one of the restricted video game organization within Vietnam.

In his later career, when he was using the iPhone, he started playing Angry Birds and realized it was not so easy. So he wanted to make a secure app, and everyone can play. This led him to develop Flappy Bird. And the App was a big opportunity for him.

Personal Life

Dong, from an early age, was very passionate about games and computers. He grew up as an elementary boy and lived with his parents in Hanoi. He had his full-time job as a developer and programmer.

One day he decided to make some simple app but came out to be the famous Flappy Bird, which earned him the colossal amount, and he became rich. His per day income was around $50K. He also makes several apps and games using his talent.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1985, Dong Nguyen is 39 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.62 m tall, and his weight is 59 kg.


Dong started his career as a program developer and started developing some applications. He was just a normal boy going with his job. One day he decided to create a simple game that everyone can play, and we all enjoy, more like an old school. But what the result came out was surprising. Dong instead developed a game called “Flappy Bird,” which gained immense popularity.

In the game, the bird character is like you need to save him from getting hit by the green pipes by scrolling just up and down. It depends the faster you tap, the higher the bird goes. When the game was developed, it was simple and easy in comparison to its last version. Dong developed the game with the help of his game development organization named dotGEARS.

When Dong developed the game, he hoped to get few bucks and so he launched it for free on the iOS App Store. Earlier the game didn’t get a good response, and Flappy bird was lost along with millions of other Apps. But to his surprise, after near about eight months, the game Flappy Bird became viral and exploded big time. A massive number of people started developing it, and it kept on increasing day by day. It started downloading in many countries to such an extent that the young programmer started getting $50,000 per day. And Dong became rich.

Suddenly, Dong, with his Tweet, said that he would take down the game. As Dong tweeted, nobody could believe, and then the game got downloaded by more than 10 million users. According, to Dong, he wanted to make something which was very simple and easy to play to relax. Instead, the game has become an addiction to millions of users. Also, when the game became widespread, many tried to accuse Dong of stealing ideas from Nintendo. Dong saw many hate comments and posts, and due to this reason may be the game was taken down.

Dong never gave any apparent reason for his action, but maybe he had seen something terrible, else it’s not easy to give up an income of $50,000 per day.

Awards & Achievements

Dong’s greatest achievement is, his ‘Flappy Bird’ game was downloaded more than 50 million times. It was also rated 90,000 times in nine months. It became one of the most installed apps.

Net Worth & Salary of Dong Nguyen in 2024

Dong Nguyen Net Worth
Dong Nguyen Net Worth

As of May 2024, Dong Nguyen’s estimated net worth is $4 million. He also earns from his career as a developer and programmer. After he published the game, it was downloaded 50 million times and got rated 90,000 times higher in nine months. The game started to get installed, and it earned Dong $50,000 in revenue. His single income was $50k every day. He has also accumulated wealth by developing different games and applications through his skills.

Dong from being a simple middle-class boy to build the most popular App and receiving such a fortune in his life in such a short period and then taking it down. Dong saw everything in his life. So, it’s better to take advantage of today and create with your imagination and not lose hope. In the present day, there are many game developers, but Dong has achieved an incomparable place through his unique talents.


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