Ken Jeong Net Worth and Salary
Ken Jeong net worth is estimated to be $17 million and he earns over $5 million as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as a comedian, writer, producer, creator, actor and physician.
Who is Ken Jeong?
Ken Jeong is an American comedian, creator, writer, producer, actor and physician and he is famously known for his role as Ben Chang in the sitcom Community and for also starring as Leslie Chow in The Hangover film series and for also starring as a panelist on the singing competition show The Masked Singer.
Biography and Education
Ken Jeong was born Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong on the 13th of July, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, United States and he was born to South Korean immigrants, he was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina and attended the Walter Hines Page High School, which is where he participated in the Quiz Bowl Team, while in High School, he also played Violin in the Orchestra and was elected to the Student Council.
Jeong played football in his 10th, 11th and 12th grade, he graduated and got a Greensboro’s Youth of the month award, and he attended the Duke University and graduated in 1990 and obtained a Masters degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1995.
Movies and Career
Ken Jeong is also known as Dr. Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong and this is because he is a physician, he completed his internal medicine residency at Ochsner Medical Centre in New Orleans while he also performed as a stand-up comedian, he is a licensed and certified Physician and he is based in California but he quit his career as a physician to become a full time actor.
Jeong has appeared in a lot of movies and some of them include; Black Jaq in 1998, Knocked Up in 2007, Step Brothers, Pineapple Express and Role Models in 2008, The Hangover, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, All About Steve and Couples Retreat in 2009, How To Make Love to a Woman, Fury Vengeance, Despicable Me and Vampires Suck in 2010, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, Zookeeper, The Hangover Part II, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and The Muppets in 2011, Pain & Gain, The Hangover Part III, Rapture Palooza, Despicable Me 2 and Turbo in 2013, Birds of Paradise, Penguins of Madagascar in 2014, Advantageous, The DUFF and Ktown Cowboys in 2015, Norm of the North and Ride Along 2 in 2016, Killing Hasselhoff in 2017, Crazy Rich Asians, Saving Zoe, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween and Then Came You in 2018, Elsewhere, Wonder Park, Avengers: End Game and Boss Level in 2019, El Tonto, My Spy, Occupation Rainfall and The Opening Act.
He has also starred in television series and shows such as The Big Easy in 1997, The Downer Channel in 2001, Girl Behaving Badly in 2002, Cedric the Entertainer Presents in 2003, MADtv from 2003 to 2005, Significant Others, Crossing Jordan and Grounded for Life in 2004, Tow and a Half Men, The Office and Mind of Mencia in 2005, Three Strikes and Entourage in 2006, The Shield, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Boston Legal in 2007, Til Death and Worst Week in 2008, WWE Raw, Party Down and Men of a Certain Age in 2009, Players in 2010, Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole and Burning Love in 2012, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Sullivan & Son from 2013 to 2014, Maron in 2013, Glee in 2015, Dr. Ken from 2015 to 2017, Wheel of Fortune and Fresh off the Boat in 2016, A Christmas Story Live! In 2017, Drop the Mic and America’s Got Talent in 2018, The Kids are Alright, The Masked Singer, King of Mask Singer and The Simpsons in 2019 and many more.
Ken Jeong is a married man and he is currently married to his wife named Tran Ho, she is a Vietnamese-American family physician and a breast cancer survivor, they got engaged in 2003 and married in 2004.
Ken Jeong attended the Walter Hines Page High School, he graduated from Duke University in 1990 with a Bachelors of Science degree and in 1995, and he graduated with a Masters Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
Ken Jeong was born to a father named D.K. Jeong and a mother named Young Jeong and as of recent he has two kids, who are twin daughters born in 2007 and their names are Zooey Jeong and Alexa Jeong.
Height, Weight and Personal Looks
Ken Jeong stands at a height of 5 ft 13 inches, he weighs 71kg, he is fair in complexion, has black hair color and brown eye color.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Jeong is of American nationality, but he is of South Korean descent and ethnicity.
Ken Jeong was born on the 13th of July, 1969, therefore his zodiac sign is Cancer and he celebrates his birthday on the 13th of July each year.
Social Media Presence
Jeong hasn’t been very active on social media, but he has managed to accumulate over 60,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since rising to fame in 1987, Jeong hasn’t been attached to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
Jeong and his family currently reside in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.
Jeong’s full name is Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong.