A multi talented American actor, former physician as well as a comedian Ken Jeong is widely known for portraying his character on critically acclaimed NBC/ Yahoo! comedy series called Community and the gangster Leslie Chow in the Hangover trilogy. Ken completed the internal medicine residency at the Ochsner Medical Center in the New Orleans while developing the stand-up comedy. In addition to that, she is also the licensed physician in state of California.
Ken won Big Easy Laff-Off of which the NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and the Improv founder Budd Friedman were the judges and they both urged Ken to move to the Los Angeles. He then started performing regularly at the Improv and the Laugh Factory comedy clubs. His background in the theater as well as improv has led him to several of the TV appearances such as The Office, Entourage and Curb Your Enthusiasm. In addition to that, he had also made his film debut and his movies include Despicable Me 2, Pain & Gain, All About Steve, The Hangover, Role Models, Turbo, Advantageous, The Duff, Couples Retreat, Step Brothers, Transformers, The Muppets, Zookeeper, Knocked Up, The Goods and many more.
Ken stands at an average height of five feet and five and half inches. He is the native of Detroit, Michigan, United States. He came into this world on 13t5h July of the year 1969 which has now made him at the age of 46. Although he is known by the name Ken Jeong, as a child, he was named as Kendrick Kang- Joh Jeong by his parents who were the immigrants of South Korea. He is the son of Young and Dong- Kuen Jeong.
His father was the professor at the North Carolina A&T State University located in the Greensboro, North Carolina. Ken was raised up in Greensboro and there, he went to get his education from the Walter Hines Page High School where he got participation in High IQ team, played the violin in orchestra as well as he was also elected to the student council. Later, Ken got graduated at 16 and his achievements made him earned the Greensboro’s Youth of The Year Award. After that, he got enrolled at the Duke University and he completed his undergraduate studies from there in 1990 as well as he also obtained the M.D. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills in the year 1995.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Ken has already got married. He is married to his wife Tran Ho who is a Vietnamese American family physician as well as breast cancer survivor. The couple tied their knot in September of the year 2004 and since then, they are residing happily with each other. Ken also has two children together with his wife. It was his wife who encouraged him to quit the job as a physician and to pursue acting for full time. His work and dedication towards it has made him earn the estimated net worth of $14 million. Besides that, to get more details about him and his family, he can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.