Who is Hunter Lee Soik?
American businessman, social media star and motivational speaker Hunter Lee Soik, was born in Seoul, South Korea, on 20 November 1981, so Scorpio’s his zodiac sign. He’s perhaps known best for having created the clock app SHADOW – Community of Dreamers, which aims to help you remember your dreams, while he’s also the founder of the Enso Group, and is today working as its executive chairman.
Hunter’s also known for being a former boyfriend of Russian-German con artist and fraudster Anna Sorokin.
Education and early life
Hunter was raised by his parents in Seoul, however, he hasn’t shared many details about them, because he respects their privacy; he hasn’t mentioned having any siblings either, so his fans believe him to be an only child. Hunter’s parents are living in Seoul.
He grew up being interested in computers and technology in general, and was amongst the best students at his high school; Hunter was mostly into robotics, playing chess and writing during those four years, and upon matriculating in 2000, he moved to the US, and enrolled at Brooks Institute in Ventura, California.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography and Electronic Communications in 2004, and then enrolled at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, graduating with a Master’s degree in 2006.
Upon receiving his Bachelor’s degree, Hunter joined the CBS production team and held the job for a year, while he then worked at Paramount Pictures for five years; he’s also worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment, and The Walt Disney Company.
It was in January 2013 that he launched his app SHADOW, and served as its CEO for three years.
Hunter’s today working at TRADE X as their Interim Chief Operating Officer, while he’s also a motivational speaker.
Hunter’s YouTube channel
Hunter doesn’t have a YouTube channel, but numerous videos about him have been posted by other users, and these have been watched thousands of times; most feature him giving motivational speeches, while others aim to promote his app SHADOW. We’re going to mention the three most popular YouTube videos featuring Hunter, which’ve contributed to his popularity on the internet.
His #1 video “A dream database | Hunter Lee Soik” has been watched more than 80,000 times since 29 August 2017, when it was uploaded by TED Archive; it features him speaking about his SHADOW app, which he describes as a ‘dream database’.
Hunter’s second most popular video “Hunter Lee Soik: On Dreams” was uploaded by PopTech on 3 September 2018, and has been watched over 8,000 times; it features him speaking about dreams and his app SHADOW.
His #3 most viewed video “WOULD YOU LIKE TO REMEMBER YOUR DREAMS? BBC NEWS” was uploaded by BBC News on 26 November 2013, and has been watched over 6,000 times; it’s the BBC News coverage of Hunter’s app SHADOW.
Social media presence
Hunter’s become popular on various social media networks, mostly thanks to the success of his app SHADOW; over 65,000 people are following him on Instagram today, and he’s posted more than 1,300 pictures and videos onto the social media network. Many of Hunter’s pictures have been taken by him, as he’s passionate about photography, while others feature him during his everyday life.
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He launched his Twitter account in November 2007 and has since tweeted more than 3,300 times, but is followed by only close to 1,500 people; most of his tweets are business-related, and many are about his app SHADOW.
Hunter’s Facebook page is followed by more than 5,000 people, but his most recent update was on 26 February 2020; prior to that, Hunter mostly used Facebook to promote his work, especially to talk about SHADOW.
Hunter doesn’t have his own TikTok account, but many videos about him, his app and motivational speeches have been uploaded onto the social media network by other users, and these have been watched close to three million times.
Love life and relationship with Anna Delvey
Hunter gained a lot of attention on the internet, after it was revealed that he was once in a relationship with fraudster Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey.
Netflix released the drama mini-series “Inventing Anna” in 2022; it was created by Shonda Rhimes, starred Anna Chlumsky, Julia Garner and Arian Moayed, and follows a journalist as she’s investigating the case of Anna Delvey, who defrauded the people of New York State for millions of dollars. It was also reveled in the series that Anna was once in a relationship with Hunter, and it’s widely believed that she defrauded him as well, as Hunter’s also a huge fan of art, but he’s yet to address these rumors.
Hunter hasn’t mentioned other women whom he’s been with, he’s unattached as of February 2023, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Hunter’s passionate about travelling and has been all around the world, mostly to give motivational speeches, but also for pleasure; he loves being in nature, and usually goes to less touristic natural locations wherever he travels.
He enjoys being physically active, whether if it’s paddleboarding, playing soccer with his friends or running nearly every morning.
Hunter’s into history, and enjoys visiting museums wherever he goes.
He’s a lover of animals, and lions are his favorites.
Hunter’s a philanthropist and has donated money to a number of charity causes, while he mostly enjoys helping underprivileged children and the elderly.
He enjoys listening to old school rock ‘n’ roll, and some of his favorite bands include AC/DC, Aerosmith and Guns ‘n’ Roses.
Some of Hunter’s favorite actors are Tom Hanks, Al Pacino and the late Robin Williams, and some of his favorite movies are “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Scarface” and “Cast Away”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Hunter’s age is 41. He has brown hair and black eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs about 160lbs (72kgs).
Hunter’s net worth’s been estimated at over $7 million, as of February 2023.