Ken Jeong

Active - 2008 - Present  |   Born - Jun 15, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, United States  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • 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.