May Hong is a Korean-American model, actress, and artist. She has most notably modeled for designers including Eckhaus Latta, Marc Jacobs, and Gucci. As an actress, Hong has appeared on High Maintenance, Hacks, and Tales of the City.
Hong was born in South Korea and immigrated to the United States at age six. She was raised in Flushing, Queens, New York. Hong attended high school at Fiorello LaGuardia High School, where she studied art and cultivated an interest in printmaking. She received her bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking from RISD.
Hong moved to Brooklyn after graduation and managed a photography studio. Her modeling career began when her friends Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta asked her to model for their fledgling brand in 2011. She continued modeling and eventually began to do commercials. She has modeled for designers including Adidas, Marni, Gucci, Telfar, and Marc Jacobs. She has also walked New York Fashion Week. Hong has walked in every Eckhaus Latta runway show.