James has worked in many American media production. Because of his continuous contribution to the industry, he is considered to be of the most prolific actors of all time.
He gained immense popularity because of his role in the detective series The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957–1958).
James Hong voiced Chi-Fu in Mulan, Daolon Wong on the animated television series Jackie Chan Adventures, Zong Shi in Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans and Mr. Gao in Turning Red.
He worked in many Television shows including the original Hawaii Five-O (1969–1974), Bonanza (1960), Perry Mason (1962–1963), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1965–1966), I Spy (1965–1967), and Kung Fu (1972–1975).
Currently, the net worth of James Hong is somewhere around $8 Million. He is the previous president of the Association of Asian/Pacific American Artists (AAPAA).
At present, James is living in Los Angeles, California with his wife Susan Tong. James married Susan in the year 1977.
James and Susan have a daughter, April. She was born in 1978. James is a Presbyterian. He attended Westminster Presbyterian Church as a child with his family in Minneapolis.