Joseph Kahn Biography


Joseph Kahn is a Korean-American film and music video director. Director Joseph Kahn is a married man

More about the relationship

Director Joseph Kahn is a married man. According to his Instagram posts, his spouse’s name is Lotte.

However, he has not stated any information about his marriage. It seems that his wedding took place in a private ceremony.

Likewise, they share two children, Josie and Lola.

Relationship Facts of Joseph Kahn

  • Joseph Kahn is married to Lotte.
  • He is father of Two (Josie and Lola).
  • Joseph Kahn is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Joseph Kahn?

Joseph Jun-hee Kahn or known as Joseph Kahn is a Korean-American film and music video director. He has proven himself to be the biggest music video director in the industry.

Joseph Kahn: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born on Oct 12, 1972, in Busan, South Korea. His family spent part of his childhood there and in Livorno, Italy until moving to Jersey Village, Texas, a suburb of Houston.

There is no information about his mother and father. There is also no information about Kahn’s siblings as well.

He is of American Nationality with Eurasian Ethnicity.


Talking about Kahn’s education, he graduated from Jersey Village High School in 1990. He also went to New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts.

Joseph Kahn: Professional Life, Career

After dropping out of college in the principal year because of failure to pay the educational costs, Joseph Kahn returned to Houston and began working at the nearby cinema.

He began making low-spending music recordings for hoodlum rappers. In 1999, Kahn began his generation organization with Chris Lee, Super Mega Media, which is housed under the HSI Productions.

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Caption: Joseph Kahn and Taylor Swift (Source: NME)

Kahn’s utilization of Japanese popular culture in music recordings initially started with Janet Jackson’s “Doesn’t Make a difference” video.

The video was additionally the most costly video he has coordinated and is among the most costly ever, costing over $2.5 million.

He has additionally coordinated the 2004 activity film Torque featuring Ice Cube. In 2011, Kahn coordinated the low-spending plan, self-financed repulsiveness parody Detention.

Kahn’s most recent film is Bodied, an ironic dark parody about racial pressures in the realm of fight rap.


Kahn has collected multiple Music Video Production Awards. Joseph Kahn has won several MTV Video Music Awards with nominations for Best Video of the Year for Brandy & Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine”, Britney Spears’s “Toxic”, Chris Brown’s “Forever”, the Pussycat Dolls’ “When I Grow Up”, Eminem “We Made You”, Britney Spears “Womanizer“, and Eminem “Love the Way You Lie”.

In 2003, Kahn won his initial Grammy for Eminem’s “Without Me” video that conjointly won the MTV VMA’s Best Video of the Year, as well as Best Direction. His video for Katy Perry’s “Waking Up In Vegas” won the MVPA 2009 Best Video of the Year.
In 2014, Kahn was given The Icon Award by the united kingdom Music Video Awards. He has also won the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival for his movie “Bodied”

Joseph Kahn: Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be $5 Million as of 2021. His primary source of income is from directing Music videos. Kahn also adds a little sum to his Net Worth from directing movies.

Kahn earns an estimate of $200,000 per annum. His career has earned him lots of fame and fortune.

Joseph Kahn: Rumors and Controversy

This director has been successful in keeping himself far from rumors and controversies in his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Joseph Kahn’s height is 6 feet (1.84m) and weighs around 74 Kg (163 lbs). Likewise, his body measurements include 42-32-14 inches.

Moreover, his eye color is black and his hair color is black.

Social Media

Joseph is mostly active on Instagram with 64.7k followers and Twitter with 57.8k followers. However, he is not fairly active on Facebook.


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