Ken Jeong is a popular American actor and a physician. Besides acting, he has proved his might in comedy as well. His role as Ben Chang and Leslie Chow on ‘NBC/Yahoo sitcom community’ and ‘ The Hangover Trilogy’ respectively gained immense popularity.
‘Dr Ken’, an ABC sitcom that fell like a bombshell of entertainment upon the audience was not only created and written by him but was also produced by him and Ken Jeong himself played the lead role as well. Now let’s have a close look on Ken Jeong’s net worth in 2018.
Ken Jeong Early Life
Ken Joh-Jeong was born on July 13th, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is indeed a proud child of his mother Young Jeong and his father D.K Jeong. His parents were South Korean immigrants. His father was a professor at A&T State University in North Carolina.
Ken Joh-Jeong completed his education from Walter Hines Page High School. In the year 1990,he graduated from the ‘University of Duke’. He went on to obtain a degree of masters in Doctorate from the Chapel Hill School of Medicine, University of North Carolina five years later in 1995.
Jeong married his wife Tran Ho who he got engaged to around the year 2004. His wife is a family physician and also a brave survivor of Breast Cancer. He has two beautiful kids with Tran Ho. Their names are Alexa Jeong and Zooey Jeong. In fact, Jeong has confessed in many interviews that he got into full time acting as a result of his wife’s pursuance.
Ken Jeong Career, Awards & Achievement
Besides being a licensed physician in California, he also worked towards being a stand up comedian. From there, he grew as an actor and made his acting debut in ‘Knocked Up’ as Dr Kuni. After this point acting was completely absorbed in him. Post this breakthrough he gave super hits one after another. He has movies like Pineapple express, Role Models, All about Steve, The goods:Live Hard, Hangover part 1 and Hangover part 2 in his kitty as his best performances.
It was in the year 2015 that Jeong wrote, produced and acted in a medical comedy Dr Ken inspired by his life.
Awards & Achievements
Ken Jeong is a versatile actor who has many awards and nominations in his kitty. He won the MTV movie award for ‘Best WTF Moment’ for the film ‘ Hangover’ in 2009. He also won the ‘Streamy Award’ for ‘Best Guest appearance’ in the film Burning Love back in 2013. Ken also shared the TV Guide award for favorite ensemble community in 2009. Besides, he has been nominated for a series of other awards and his achievements are limitless.
Net worth of Ken Jeong
Ken Jeong has an estimated net worth of over $14 million. His stardom as and actor and a comedian has earned him tremendous fortune. Ken Jeong has unaccountable fan base all over the world. As a result of this popularity, Ken Jeong has no dearth of lavish income. He earned well as a comedian too and his income sky rocketed to over $14 million as a talented and quirky actor in America. Most part of his income profile is covered from his super hit back to back films.
From playing Violin in an orchestra at school to growing up to be a doctor, from being a star comedian to a renowned actor, Ken Joh Jeong has come a long way in his life and career. His net worth of $ 14 million says it all. Ken Jeong is an inspiration to all those people meditating to quit regular job and turn passion into career.