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Ali Wong Biography

Birth Name:
Alexandra Wong
Birth Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Profession
Actor, comedian, writer

Fast Facts

  • Served as class president in high school
  • Discovered a love for performing while in UCLA's LCC Theatre, the longest running Asian-American theater company in the U
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  • Crammed in up to nine stand-up acts per night when starting out in New York City
  • Performed at a San Francisco comedy club on the night of her wedding in 2014
  • Was seven months pregnant while taping her Netflix stand-up hit Baby Cobra
  • Named her daughter Mari after Marie Kondo, author of one of Wong's favorite books

Awards

  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: nominated

Relationships

  • Andrew Wong -- Brother
  • Mari -- Daughter
  • Mari Hakuta -- Daughter
  • Adolphus Wong -- Father
  • Justin Hakuta -- Husband
  • Tam Wong -- Mother
  • Tammy Wong -- Mother