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D.K. Jeong


Facts of Dk Jeong

Full NameDk Jeong
First NameDk
Last NameJeong
ProfessionCelebrity Father
NationalitySouth Korean
Birth CountrySouth Korea
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseYoung Jeong
EducationWayne State University

D.K. Jeong is the father of Ken Jeong

Jr. Jeong, real name Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong, serves not only one but also different roles starring a comedian, actor, producer, writer, television personality, and a licensed physician.

D.K. Jeong with his wife Young Jeong.
D.K. Jeong with his wife Young Jeong. Source: Twitter

His son dated for two years before marriage

Let's get into the detail of each individual. 

Let us start with Ken, as he is a multi-talented artist who has been a part of various roles and never disappointed by his performance in the media industry, while his spouse Tran Jeong serves as a Vietnamese American family physician. 

The lady graduated from David Geffen School while in 2002; she was employed in Kaiser Permanente located in West California. 

There she met her future spouse, and at that moment, the man was her colleague. 

Later, they began their relationship and, after two years, officially got together.

D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife at Event.
D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife at Event. Source: Pinterest

Ken's wife battling breast cancer

It has been a very hard journey for them as his wife Tran suffered from breast cancer

Yes, you heard it true. The lady had gone through altogether sixteen chemotherapy sessions, including a mastectomy as well. 

Then, she attended a therapy named radiation

Throughout all these procedures, her husband was always beside her, taking care of the lady. 

Finally, after a long wait, there was good news in 2010 that she was now a cancer-free patient. 

Nothing is greater than being free from a dangerous illness.

Twin children in their life

D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife and twin daughters.
D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife and twin daughters. Source: Pinterest

After being married in 2004, their journey as a husband and wife started. 

However, after a few years, Tran stepped up into the new journey of motherhood. 

In 2007, she gave birth to twin daughters whom they named Zooey and Alexa

Nothing much has been flashed out of the kids, but the man has described that both of his daughters share different personalities. 

Adding further that each kid is different and listening to them differentiates about their expectations and goals. 

Last, the artists added to be a good parent, to particularized love for each child.

Wedding with Ken has brought lightness even in the dark phase

The above-given status is correct. As we already knew that the lady was diagnosed with cancer and went through a rough and challenging phase. 

Luckily, her husband Ken is a comedian. Even in the dark phase of their life, they found humor. 

The couple had stated that this had helped them pass the tough time and get out of it. 

Currently, her health is well, and Ken has obliged his spouse and children.

D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife having noodles from their favorite kitchen.
D.K. Jeong son Ken Jeong with his wife having noodles from their favorite kitchen. Source: Instagram

A Sneak Peek on Junior Ken Jeong

Young Ken originally belongs to Detroit, Michigan, to the parents who are South Korean immigrants

Moreover, his father was an educated man who has got his Ph.D. degree in economics from a university named Wayne. 

Getting on to junior Jeong, he went to Walter Hines Page High School, actively participated in the Quiz Bowl. 

Moreover, he was selected in the student council, which allowed him to play the violin. 

At 16, he graduated. The man had balanced the two things, including his drama and a course of pre-med too. 

After M.D., during the break, he was engaged in a theater class in Los Angeles whose university is called the University of California

Net worth

Since D.K. Jeong's income statement couldn't be traced; instead, we have his biological son Ken

Counting on his finance, the man had a total net worth of $14 million.

Net worth$14 million
Income sourceAmerican comedian, actor, producer, writer, T.V. personality, and a physician.


  1. His son Ken is 51 years old.

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Updated On Sat Apr 03 2021 Published On Sat Apr 03 2021 By shaumya

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