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Bong Joon-ho

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Bong Joon-ho

Facts of Bong Joon-ho

Full Name:Bong Joon-ho
Birth Date:September 14, 1969
Age:50 years
Gender:Male
Profession:South Korean filmmaker
Country:South Korea
Horoscope:Virgo
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
WifeJung Sun-young
DatingNo
MarriedYes
Net Worth$30 million
Salaryunder review
Eye Colordark brown
Hair Colorblack
Birth PlaceDaegu
StatusMarried
NationalityKorean
EthnicityWhite
EducationYonsei University
FatherBong Sang Gyun
MotherPark So-young
SiblingsBong Ji-Hee and Bong Joon-soo
KidsBong Hyo-min
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Bong Joon-ho (born on 14th September 1969 in Daegu, South Korea) is a South Korean filmmaker. Moreover, Metacritic ranked Bong 16th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century in 2017. In addition to it, he has won several awards which are mentioned under the topic of Awards and Achievements.

Bong Joon-ho: Bio, Age, Education

Bong Joon-ho was born on 14th September 1969 in Daegu, South Korea to his parents, Bong Sang Gyun and Park So-young. Similarly, his father was a graphic and industrial designer and professor and his mother was a full-time housewife. Likewise, as siblings, he has a sister and a brother named Bong Ji-Hee and Bong Joon-soo respectively.

As of 2020, he is 50 years old and belongs to the birth sign, Virgo. By nationality, he is a Korean and his ethnicity is White. Talking about his education, he attended the Korean Academy of Film Arts and Yonsei University.

The Korean filmmaker, Bong Joon-ho stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 73 kg. However, we couldn’t find his official social media accounts.

Bong Joon-ho: Professional Career

  • Firstly, Joon began his career as a writer and director from his short films like Baeksaekin, Incoherence, and The Memories in My Frame in 1994.
  • After that, he released his short films Twentidentity (2003), Digital Short Films by Three Directors (2004), Tokyo! (2008), and 3.11 A Sense of Home (2011).
  • Similarly, Bong wrote movies such as Motel Cactus (1997), Phantom: The Submarine (1999), Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000), Memories of Murder (2003), Antarctic Journal (2005), etc.
Bong Joon-ho Wiki, Bio, Age, Spouse, Oscars 2020, Parasite and Networth
Bong Joon-ho with his award. P.C-Vaintyfair
  • Likewise, he directed films like The Host (2006), Mother (2009), Snowpiercer (2013), Sea Fog (2014), Okja (2017), and Parasite (2019).
  • Furthermore, Joon also produced TV shows like Snowpiercer (2020), and Parasite (TBA).
  • Moreover, he began acting and played in films such as Incoherence (1994), No Blood No Tears (2002), Crush and Blush (2008), and Doomsday Book (2012).
  • Additionally, Bong made his appearances in documentary-like Two or Three Things I Know about Kim Ki-young (2006), Kurosawa’s Way (2011), and Ari Ari the Korean Cinema (2012).

According to the sources, Bong Joon-ho had an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2020. However, the information about his salary is unknown.

Bong Joon-ho: Personal Life; Girlfriend & Affairs

Bong Joon-ho Wiki, Bio, Age, Spouse, Oscars 2020, Parasite and Networth
Bong Joon-ho with his Wife. P.C-Hollywoodreporter

Regarding his love life, he married Jung Sun-young. Therefore, the couple welcomed a son named Bong Hyo-min. Furthermore, they are living a happy married life with their child. Moreover, there is no rumor of their divorce.

Bong Joon-ho: Awards and Achievements

Academy Awards:

  • Best Picture 2020
  • 2020 Best Director
  • Best Original Screenplay 2020

British Academy Film Awards:

  • Best Original Screenplay 2020
  • 2020 Best Film Not in the English Language

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards:

  • Best International Film 2020
  • 2020 Best Asian Film

Asian Film Awards:

  • Best Film 2007, 2010
  • 2010 Best Screenplay

Similarly,

Asia Pacific Screen Awards:

  • Best Feature Film 2019

Cannes Film Festival:

  • Plame d’Or 2019

Writers Guild of America Awards:

  • Best Original Screenplay 2020

Korean Awards:

  • Best Film 2007
  • 2014 Best Director

Likewise,

Blue Dragon Film Awards:

  • Audience Choice Award 2003, 2006
  • Best Film 2006, 2009, 2019
  • 2013, 2019 Best Director

Buil Film Awards:

  • Best Film 2009, 2013, 2019
  • 2019 Best Screenplay

Busan Film Critics Awards:

  • Best Director 2003
  • 2003, 2013 Best Screenplay
  • Special Jury Prize 2006
  • Best Film 2009

Director’s Cut Awards:

  • Best New Director 2000
  • 2003, 2014, 2017 Best Director
  • Director of the Year 2019
  • Screenplay of the Year 2019

Furthermore,

Grand Bell Awards:

  • Best Film 2003
  • 2003, 2007 Best Director

Korean Association of Film Critics Awards:

  • Best Film 2003, 2009, 2013, 2019
  • 2003, 2013, 2019 Best Director
  • Best Screenplay 2009
  • FIPRESCI Award 2017

Korean Film Awards:

  • Best Film 2003, 2006
  • 2003, 2006 Best Director
  • Best Screenplay 2003

Other Awards:

  • Asian Film Award 2003
  • Best Screenplay 2003, 2009
  • Silver Shell for Best Director 2003
  • Altadis New Director Award 2003
  • FIPRESCI Award 2003
  • Best Film 2003
  • 2003, 2007, 2013 Best Director
  • Grand Prix 2004
  • Orient Express Award for Best Asian Film 2006
  • SIGNIS Award 2009
  • Best International Film 2020

Bong Joon-ho: Rumors and Controversy

Thus, there is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.