Net Worth: $60 Million
- Source of Wealth Film Directing, Screenwriting, Producing
- Birth Place Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
- Marital Status Married Annie Woo Ngau Chun-lung (m. 1976)
- Full Name John Woo Yu-Sen SBS
- Nationality Chinese
- Date of Birth May 1, 1946
- Ethnicity Chinese
- Occupation Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor
- Children Wufei Xia, WU Yi Fang, Oh Sang-side
About John Woo
John Woo is a Chinese-born Honk Kong movie writer, editor, director, and producer with an estimated net worth of $60 million. The 63 year old veteran movie maker is well known for his action films which have been shot in Hong Kong,the US and other parts of the world. Some of his top rated movies include: Mission Impossible 2, Face/Off, Hard Boiled, and A Better Tomorrow. John Woo is one movie maker whose films transcends cultural and religious divides as he makes intercontinental movies.
Born May 1, 1946, John Woo is known to be one of the pacesetters in the action film series with the type of hard core movies he makes. The popular celebrity magazine, “The Observer” once described him as the best movie maker in the world today. Woo’s scriptwriting career began as far back as 1969 when Cathy Studios hired him as their script supervisor at the age of 23. He debuted as a movie director in the 1974 Kung Fu movie featuring Jackie Chan titled “The Red Dragons”. In 1977 he directed his first comedy movie “Crazy Money” which turned out to be a huge success. He migrated to the US in 1993 and got a contract with Universal Studios to Direct the film ” Hard Target” which featured Jean Claude Van Damme. He is one director that has successfully combined action and comedy in movies till date.