He graduated from Jilin University and Chinese Academy of Sciences, before he went to further study chemistry at Rice University in Texas in 1994.
His family moved from of Korea to China three generations ago. He moved to Boston in 2001 and began to perform his comedy at All Asia Bar, at Stash"s Comedy Jam. His multiple appearances on television, courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres, boosted his reputation further.
On February 10, 2010, Wong made his second appearance on the Late Show, and appeared again on March 30, 2012.
On Saint Patrick’s Day, 2010, he headlined the annual dinner hosted by the Radio and Television Correspondents" Association. Wong documented his performances in United States and China, discussing his limitations and style in Chinese humor.
On June 19, 2010, he placed first in the Third Annual Great American Comedy Festival. Since 2013, he moved back to Beijing, China, hosting television shows, such as "是真的吗？(Is that for real?)", a MythBusters like program, on China Central Television.