For a while now, Hollywood has seen elevated in diverse people from different backgrounds. Some have struggled to stay on, while some have already quit. Sung-Hi Lee is someone who stayed and has thrived in this entertainment industry.
Sung-Hi Lee is a prominent actress and model from South Korea who currently resides in North America’s heart. Best known for her role as Kiri in Mortal Kombat, the actress has also appeared in Nurse Betty and V.I.P. Get to know more about this actress and her life both on-screen and off-screen, right now.
But before, here are some interesting facts about Sung-Hi Lee.
Sung-Hi Lee: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Sung-Hi Lee|
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 1, 1970|
|Birthplace||Seoul, South Korea|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Weight||53 Kg (116 lbs)|
Early Life and Education- Where Is Sung Hi Lee From?
Sung-Hi Lee was born on April 1, 1970, in Gija-chon, Eunpyeong District of Seoul, South Korea. She is of South Korean nationality and holds South Asian ethnicity. She later moved to the states in 1978 to pursue her education.
However, as of today, there is no information about her parents or their whereabouts. It’s likely since Lee is not so open about her stuff.
Likewise, Sung graduated from Ohio State University, where she got three years of scholarship from University. Many might doubt this, but she achieved the feat by studying overnight at the library.
Age and Measurements- How Old Is Sung Hi Lee?
As of 2020, Sung turned 50 years old this April. Despite her age, the actress had maintained her youthful appearance and hourglass figure. Lee is 5 feet 4 inches(1.63 m) tall and weighs about 53kg(116 lbs).
However, her slim body and oval face elevate her height more than it is in reality. So, it is understandable if you guys thought she was over 5 feet 5 inches. And unfortunately, her measurements are not known.
Besides her magnificent body, Lee also has attractive brown colored eyes and luscious back hair. It’s no surprise that she is still active as a model and an actress.
Sung-Hi Lee: Career As a Model and Actress
Sung’s involvement in the modeling industry was due to sheer luck. She was part of a pageant in a local club when she caught the attention of a model agent and got modeling scholarships right away.
Thinking about it, there’s no way a studious girl like her would enter the entertainment business. During her modeling career, Lee has coveted the cover of high-profile magazines such as Playboy. Sung was the first Asian model to be featured on the cover.
It was during her sweet trip to Los Angeles that gave her the opportunity. From 1993 to 1998, this South Korean born model has appeared in the sultry magazine a total of 12 times.
Along with that, Lee has also appeared in many advertisements and commercials for Acer Computers, Chrysler Brut, Miller Beer, Mountain Dew, Maxwell House, and more. But Sung is not just a model but also an actress.
Since her debut in 1998 from the movie, A Night On the Water, Lee has starred in dozens of films and TV shows. Such as Error in Judgement(1998), Chain of Command(2000), Nurse Betty(2000), Queen of Swords(2001), Bird of Prey(2002), The Girl’s Life(2003), The Girl Next Door(2004) and Lost(2007) and so on.
But it was a role as Kiri in Mortal Combat: In Kold Blood(1999) that pushed her popularity as an actress in Hollywood. Her role was of a shape-shifting reptile who spat acidic venom. Not to say, her character was loved by her fans and admirers as it fitted her perfectly.
Personal Life: Husband and Children
Moving on to her own life, the beautiful actress is married to Jeremy Baker. Her husband is a 35-year-old American actor who was born on June 17, 1984, in New York.
It is not available where or how they met, but one thing is sure, they love each other dearly—likewise, the lovely pair dated since 2000 for seven years. The couple tied the knots on May 5, 2007, in an intimate ceremony.
Also, the duo is the parent of a daughter whose neither name nor birthday has been disclosed. It seems the couple wants to keep their daughter away from the eyes of the media. In February 2011, Lee closed her website, stating that she is busy with her daughter.
As of 2020, Lee is actively working as a personal trainer in California. Lee has not been involved in any rumors or controversies. Also, the actress has not disclosed any of her past affairs and relationships.
Moreover, Sung Hi Lee has also expressed how the world is viewing people with an Asian background. In her line of work, it is reasonable to tackle stereotypes and people who mock them. But time and again, there will be people who appreciate it as well.
To shed some light on this matter, Lee said it much nicer to hear ‘She’s pretty’ than ‘She’s pretty- for an Asian woman.’ The world and their viewpoints have surely changed, considering how Asian culture, uniquely South Korean, is dominating the global entertainment market at the moment.
Sung-Hi Lee: Net Worth and Income
As of 2020, Lee has an impressive net worth of $7 million. She earns a hefty amount from her career as an actress and as a model. Moreover, the versatile actress has accumulated massive fans and amount from her projects.
She has not revealed her exact salary, like any other personal information. However, it seems the actress in South Korea earns an average salary of $39,325.30 annually. So, it would be fair to say that the actress is currently living a lavish and blissful life.
Social Media Presence
The prominent actress from South Korea is currently inactive on social media platforms, including Instagram and Twitter.