About Ken Jeong
It has been reported that the current amount of Ken Jeong net worth is as high as 14 million dollars. Ken Jeong has become famous because of his career as a comedian and actor. In addition to these two involvements, Ken Jeong is also a physician. Ken Jeong is still more known as an actor. As such, he can be remembered from the NBC sitcom called “Community”, where he appeared as Ben Chang. In addition, Ken Jeong has appeared in the films of “The Hangover”, where he got the role of Leslie Chow. These appearances not only made him famous, but also added up to the total amount of Ken Jeong net worth.
The comedian was born in 1969 in Detroit, Michigan. He was born in a family of South Koreans, who moved to live to the United States. Ken Jeong was raised in Greensboro, where his father was working. When he was studying in high school, Ken Jeong was one of the most active students, as he belonged to the student’s council and appeared in the High IQ team. Also, he belonged to the orchestra of the school, where he played violin.
When he was 16 years old, Ken Jeong graduated from high school and received Greensboro’s Youth of the Year award. In 1990, Ken Jeong graduated from Duke University. In 1995, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ken Jeong was working at Ochsner Medical Center as a physician and at the same time he practiced his stand-up comedy routines. Ken Jeong got his license as a physician in California.
Later, he decided to focus on his career as a comedian instead of being a physician. He made regular appearances at the Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs. However, when he moved to Los Angeles, he still worked as a physician, in addition to being a comedian. However, comedy has become the field which has added more revenues to the total amount of Ken Jeong net worth.
Because of his appearances as a comedian, Ken Jeong has appeared in some TV shows, such as “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Entourage” and “The Office”. The first time he appeared in a film was in “Knocked Up”, where he got the role of Dr. Kuni. This appearance also became his breakthrough performance. Later, he appeared in even more productions, which added up to the Ken Jeong net worth, such as “Role Models”, “Pineapple Express”, “All About Steve” and some others.