Ken Jeong Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Career, Family, and Facts

Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong aka Ken Jeong is a famous American Stand up comedian, actor, writer, television personality, producer, and licensed physician. Read the article to the end to know more about Ken Jeong Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Career, Family, and Facts

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Ken Jeong Wiki/Biography

Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong also known as Ken Jeong was born on July 13, 1969, in Detroit, Michigan. Jeong was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father’s name is Mr. D.K. Jeong (worked as a professor of economics at North Carolina A&T State University) and his mother’s name was Young Jeong who managed the home. He was raised alongside his twin sisters named Wendi Park and Julie park and Wendi is the host of a Talk show.

He holds South Korean-American nationality and his zodiac sign is Cancer. Moreover, he follows Christianity and his ethnicity is not known to

School and Education

Ken went to Walter Hines Page High School, North Carolina, and then joined Duke University for his Bachelor of Science degree. Moreover, he studied at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to earn a degree in Doctor of Medicine medical degree.

Jeong at Wondercon 2012 in Anaheim, California

Ken Jeong Wiki

Ken Jeong Wiki & Biography
Full NameKendrick Kang-Joh Jeong
Famous asKen Jeong
Net Worth$14 Million
Date of BirthJuly 13, 1969
Age as of 202152 years (2021)
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan
Raised inNorth Carolina
ProfessionStandup comedian, actor, writer, Tv personality, and physician
HometownNorth Carolina
Zodiac SignCancer
Sexual orientationStraight
SchoolWalter Hines Page High School, North Carolina
CollegeDuke University (B.S)
The University of North Carolina(M.D)
Education QualificationBachelor of Science
Doctor of Medicine
Mother NameMrs. Young. Jeong
Father NameMr. D.K. Jeong
SiblingsSister Wendi Park and Julie Park
Marital StatusMarried (2004)
WifeDr. Tran Ho Jeong
ChildrenDaughter Zooey and Alexa
GirlfriendDr. Tran Ho Jeong
AffairsDr. Tran Ho Jeong
Height5 feet 5 inches/167 cm
Weight64 kg/141 lbs
Eye ColorBlack Hairs
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Body TypeFit Body
Last Updated2021

AgeLooks & Physical Appearance

As of 2021, Ken Jeong is 52 Years. People are fond of Ken Jeong’s personality as he owns an amazing body and attractive personality. He has a height of 5 feet 5 inches/167 cm and weighs around 64 kg/141 lbs.

Ken Jeong Age, Looks & Physical Appearance

Ken Jeong has dark brown eyes and stylish and short black hair which adds more handsomeness to his personality. Moreover, he has an oval body type.

Personal life, Relationships, and Family

As of 2021, he is married. Jeong married Vietnamese-American physician Dr.Tran Ho Jeong. They both dated each other for several months and then married in 2004. They both seem to be happy with each other and also have two daughters together named Zooey and Alexa. Ken and Tran have a deep bond of love and they support each other in both personal and professional life.

Ken Jeong with Cancer survivor

Talking about his family and parents they were South Korean immigrants, Ken soon moved with his family to North Carolina where he spent most of his childhood. His father’s name is Mr. D.K. Jeong (worked as an economics professor at North Carolina A&T State University) and his mother’s name was Young Jeong who managed the home. He was raised alongside his twin sisters named Wendi Park and Julie Park. Wendi is the host of a Talk show.

Career and Professional life

Ken Jeong is a medical graduate but his passion for acting was so significant that he later perused his career in comedy. Jeong finished his residency in internal medicine at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans and following Jeong won the Big Easy Laff-Off in 1995 while at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans

Later in 1998, he moved to Los Angeles and practiced medicine for several years, and then started appearing in  The Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs. Ken also earned name and fame appearing in HBO’s Entourage,   NBC’s The Office, FOX’s MADtv.

He made his film debut as Dr. Kuni in the 2007 film titled Knocked Up. This film gave him confidence and motivation to transition from Medical to a full-time entertainer. He completely switched from medical to acting in 2006.

From 2006 to Present

Kem appeared as Mr. Chow in The Hangover and its sequence, The Hangover Part II, and The Hangover Part III. Jeong is famous for playing Ben Chang in the American television sitcom Community created by Dan Harmon. This series has a total of 110 episodes and six seasons in total. This series was aired from September 17, 2009, to April 17, 2014.

He appeared in The DUFF Movie released in 2015 and Crazy Rich Asians Movie released in 2018. 

In January 2019, Jeong made a guest appearance on King of Mask Singer and He was named as host and co-executive producer of its upcoming music game show I Can See Your Voice by Fox in February 2020. Kem started a podcast with fellow Community actor Joel McHale in March 2020.

Awards and Recognition

Kem has an excellent sense of humor and won few awards which are:

He won Greensboro’s Youth of the Year award and was nominated twice for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, winning the award for Best WTF Moment and MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for The Hangover.

Moreover, he won Streamy Award for “Best Guest Appearance” for Burning Love and Jeong was awarded the Visionary Award by East West Players.

What is the Net Worth of Ken Jeong?

Ken Jeong‘s net worth
(as of 2021)
$14 Million
Sources of IncomeStandup comedian, actor, writer, Tv personality, and physician
ProfessionStandup comedian, actor, writer, Tv personality, and physician
Age as of 202152 Years
Date of BirthJuly 13, 1969

Ken Jeong Net Worth & Salary

As of 2021, Ken Jeong‘s net worth is $14 Million. He is a professional Physician, Stand-up comedian, actor, writer, Tv personality and earns huge money from the same. Jeong has appeared in a variety of films over the years.

Ken Reportedly earned a salary of $5 million for appearing in The Hangover Part III. He purchased a separate Calabas property worth $1.635 million in 2010 and he sold the property for $2.4 million and made a great return on investment.

Ken Jeong Net Worth Growth

Net worth in 2021$14 Million
Net worth in 2020$14 Million
Net worth in 2019$13 Million

Facts About Ken Jeong

  • As of 2021, he has a net worth of $14 Million.
  • Tran Jeong, the wife of Kem is a breast cancer survivor.
  • Kem won Big Easy Laff-Off in 1995.
  • Jeong played Ben Chang in NBC’s Community from 2009–2015.
  • Kem Jeongwas awarded the Visionary Award by East West Players.

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