Ken Jeong is a man with a very strange combination. Apart from being an actor and a comedian, he is also a physician. Ken has been in the acting and comedy field for many decades now, and the passion he has for his job is tremendous. He has been a force to reckon with even in the present days as he as relevant as he was in the ’80s.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Ken Jeong Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Ken Jeong’s official names are Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong. He was born on the 13th of July 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, in the US. Ken is the son of D.K Jeong (father) and Young Jeong (mother). His parents were immigrants, but Jeong was born in America, making him an American citizen.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 July 1969|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, US|
|Parents:||D.K Jeong and Young Jeong|
|Spouse:||Tran Jeong (m. 2004)|
|Children:||Alexa Jeong, Zooey Jeong|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$15 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Ken Jeong is at the prime of his life as he is 51 years old, since he was born on 13th July 1969. He is not a very tall guy, but he is slender measuring 5 feet and 9 inches. His body weight is approximately 60 kg.
Education, School/College University
Ken was born in Detroit, Michigan, but was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, US. He studied at Walter Hines Page High School. After graduating from high school, he joined Duke University, where he did his bachelor’s degree then enrolled at the University of Carolina for his Master’s Degree. He later joined the UNC School of Medicine, where he obtained his M.D.
After completing his studies, he joined Ochsner Medical Centre, which is located in New Orleans, Louisiana, for his residency in internal medicine.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Ken is the son of D.K Jeong (father) and Young Jeong (mother), who were both immigrants. His father was a professor and had a job in North Carolina after Ken’s birth; hence the family was forced to move to North Carolina. He is an American citizen with a Korean (Asian) ethnicity. He is the only son of his parents but has two twin sisters.
Ken Jeong is a Christian but not very religious. About his political views, he was seen campaigning for Obama’s reelection in 2012.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Ken Jeong is a married man. He married Dr. Tran Ho in September 2004. Dr. Ho is also a physician and a breast cancer survivor. The couple has two twin daughters Alexa Jeong and Zooey Jeong, who were born in 2008. The two are happily married and have no rumors of extra-marital affairs.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||September 2004|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Ken Jeong Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Tran Jeong (m. 2004)|
|Kids:||Alexa Jeong, Zooey Jeong|
Professional Life and Career
Ken started off as a physician at Ochsner Medical Centre, which is located in New Orleans. He then joined Kaiser Permanente Hospital, which is located in Woodland Hills. He worked here for a number of years before joining the acting field.
He first appeared in ‘The Big Easy’ in 1997, where he took the role of Dr. Tang. Later on, he appeared in other different television shows taking short roles. In 2007, he played a major role in Knocked up, where he acted as Dr. Kuni. This opened many doors for him in numerous movies and Television shows.
His acting took a different turn when he appeared in Hangover Trilogy and played the role of Leslie Chow. This was after his wife advised him to quit his career and fully concentrate on acting. He has played different major as well as minor roles in many movies after the release of Hangover Trilogy.
Awards & Nominations
Ken Jeong is a versatile and passionate actor and has managed to win several awards and nominations. Some of the awards he has received are; ‘Best WTF Moment’ by MTV Movie Awards for the role he played in the film Hangover back in 2009. He also won ‘Best Guest Appearance’ by the ‘Streamy Award’ in 2013.
Ken Jeong Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
Ken Jeong has collected a great amount of net worth in his many years of an illustrious acting career. Ken’s estimated net worth stand at $15 million as of September 2020. The role he played on the Hangover Part III earned him a salary of $5 million.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Ken Jeong has managed to maintain a clean life. So far, no rumors or controversies have been spread about his career or personal life.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 477 thousand fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.6 million followers. On Instagram account, he has around 481 thousand followers, while on YouTube, Ken Jeong has around 677 thousand subscribers.
Ken Jeong is a scholar and a great physician. However, after studying medicine and working as a medical doctor for some time, he decided to shift his interest in being a comedian. Comedy is inborn as he inherited it from his father, D.K Jeong. Ken loves what he does, and he always gives it his best.