Ken Jeong (I Can See Your Voice) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Movies, and Education

Ken Jeong is an American TV Personality, Actor, Comedian, and Former Physician, known for many shows and films like “I Can See Your Voice”.

Ken Jeong Biography

Ken Jeong (born Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong) is an American TV Personality, Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, Producer, and Former Physician, well-known for appearing in many shows and films such as “I Can See Your Voice”, “The Afterparty”, “A Great Divide”, and “Fool’s Paradise”. He has also appeared in shows such as “Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens”, “Bob’s Burgers”, “Out of Office”, “The Casagrandes”, “The Pentaverate”, and “Murderville”.

Ken Jeong Age

Jeong was born on July 13, 1969, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He is therefore 54 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on the 13th of July every year.

Ken Jeong Height

Jeong stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 5 inches.

Ken Jeong Family

Jeong was born to D.K. Jeong (father – a professor) and Young Jeong (mother). Her parents are immigrants from South Korea (hence defining Jeong’s ethnicity!). He grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina alongside his 3 siblings: 2 older twin sisters; Emily and Angela; and a brother, Albert. Some information sources state that Jeong has sisters: Sera and Wendi, but this is not yet confirmed. Jeong and his family relocated to North Carolina when Jeong was 4 years old.

Ken Jeong Wife / Children

Jeong is a married man and his spouse is Tran Jeong (AKA Tran Ho), a Vietnamese-American physician. They tied the knot in the year 2004. The couple takes great pride in being dad and mom to their twin daughters: Zooey Jeong and Alexa Jeong. They are 16 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 2007. The family lives happily in Calabasas, California.

Ken Jeong Wife’s Cancer / Health

Jeong’s wife, Tran, is a survivor of breast cancer. She found a lump in her breast while feeding her babies. She underwent treatments and she eventually recovered. She’s been actually better for more than ten years now. Seeing what his wife went through with medicine and treatments made Jeong want to help find cancer early and do more research. Since then, Jeong has been working to support cancer research and detection.

Ken Jeong
Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong Net Worth

Jeong has an estimated net worth of $14 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a TV Personality, Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, and Producer.

Ken Jeong Education and Career

Jeong is a proud 1990 alumnus of Duke University, where he majored in drama and did his pre-med coursework. During his sophomore year at Duke, Jeong started his acting career. Jeong graduated with a Doctor of Medicine Degree (M.D.) at Duke University’s UNC School of Medicine, in the year 1995. Before Jeong joined the medical school (that previous summer), he attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he majored in Theater.

Jeong had his high school studies at Walter Hines Page High School, where he graduated in the year 1986 (at 16 years old). During his stint in high school, he used to play violin in the school orchestra, was an electee of the student council, and took part in the regional quiz bowl. After high school, Jeong went on to obtain Greensboro’s Youth of the Year award for his outstanding achievements.

When it comes to Jeong’s career, he has had diverse and extensive jobs, ranging from writing and TV Show producing to comedy and acting. He has acted, written, and produced many other shows and movies, other than the ones mentioned above, which are listed on this page below. He and Joel McHale (a Community costar and his close buddy) once served as co-hosts of the podcast, “The Darkest Timeline”.

Ken Jeong I Can See Your Voice Sn 3

Jeong is the host of the FOX game show, “I Can See Your Voice”, which premiered its latest season (3) on September 23, 2020. On the show, Jeong co-hosts with Adrienne Bailon-Houghton (a famous vocalist) and Cheryl Hines (a famous actress). They, along with a changing group of famous detectives like pop culture experts, comedians, and a music star, help a contestant figure out who can sing well and who can’t—without hearing them sing at all. The contestant aims to win $100K by figuring out the “secret voices” based on questions, clues, and lip-synching challenges. In the end, the singer the contestant chooses performs a duet with the music star, showing whether it’s an awesome musical collaboration or a funny disaster.

Ken Jeong Comedy / Physician

When Jeong went to Los Angeles in the year 1998, he worked as a doctor at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Woodland Hills for many years. At the same time, he started doing comedy at places like “Laugh Factory” and “The Improv”. His funny performances got him on TV shows like FOX’s “MADtv”, NBC’s “The Office”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, and HBO’s “Entourage”.

In the year 2002, Jeong got a chance to be on Comedy Central’s “Comic Groove”. He was also part of “Kim of Comedy”. His 1st movie role was in “Knocked Up”, where he played ‘Dr. Kuni’, and this role made him really famous. After that, he left being a doctor and started working in entertainment full-time. Even though he stopped practicing medicine in the year 2006, he still has a medical license and has helped in medical emergencies during his performances and on set.

Ken Jeong Medical Residency

Before becoming famous in acting and comedy, Jeong first got into theater and improv when he was studying to be a doctor in North Carolina. He used to perform regularly at open mic nights in Raleigh-Durham, at places like Charlie Goodnights in Raleigh and Tootie’s Durham Comedy Club. He even hosted The Comedy Spot shows at Duke University in the years 1993 and 1992, where he introduced comedians like Jeff Dunham and Margaret Cho.

After finishing his medical training at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Jeong won the Big Easy Laff-Off in the year 1995 while he was still learning. Judges, including Budd Friedman (The Improv founder) and Brandon Tartikoff (NBC president), were so impressed that they told Jeong to go to Los Angeles and pursue comedy.

Is Ken Jeong Gay?

No, Jeong is not gay, and indeed, he is married to a woman by the name of Tran “Ho” Jeong.

Ken Jeong Movies and TV Shows

Jeong has acted, written, and produced many other shows and movies, other than the ones mentioned above. Some of these shows/films include;

  • My Little Pony: A New Generation
  • Extinct
  • Bless the Harts
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Bless the Harts
  • Staged
  • Adventures in Wonder Park
  • The Emperor of Malibu
  • UCB Comedy Originals
  • My Spy: The Eternal City
  • Tiger Mom
  • Community: The Movie
  • Dr. Ken
  • Unqualified
  • Killing Hasselhoff

Ken Jeong Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1.5M followers on Instagram.

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