Ken Jeong

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Detroit, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/15/1969, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; physician
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Ken Jeong Fast Facts:
  • Was born in Detroit but raised in Greensboro, NC; he is the son of Korean immigrants.
  • During high school, he played violin and was elected to the student council. 
  • Graduated at 16 and earned Greensboro’s Youth of the Year award.
  • Won the Big Easy Laff Off comedy contest in New Orleans while completing his medical residency.
  • Made his feature-film debut as Dr. Kuni in Judd Apatow's 2007 comedy Knocked Up.
  • His wife, Tran, is also a physician, as well as a breast-cancer survivor.
  • Ken Jeong Relationships:
  • DK Jeong - Father
  • Young Jeong - Mother
  • Alexa Jeong - Daughter
  • Tran Ho - Wife
  • Zooey Jeong - Daughter
  • College:
  • Duke University, Durham, NC; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC (MD, 1995)

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