Kristina Sunshine Jung is not a celebrity but famous due to her father George Jung who was a notorious drug peddler. But she came into the limelight when Ted Demme made a biological crime movie ‘blow’ that was based on the life of her father and her relationship with her dad. Read on if you might not be familiar with Kristina Jung, daughter of a cocaine smuggler associated with Medline Cartel and Pablo Escobar.
Her parents got divorced after her birth and both were sent to jail as they were the drug dealer. She moved to her grandparents’ home. Her dad was sentenced to jail for 20 years while her mother bailed out but she was busy in legal cases hearing. Her mother neglected her and her paternal grandparents raised her. After the death of her grandfather Fredrick Jung, he was moved to her paternal aunt Marie Jung and lived with her until she was 18 years old. She graduated from high school in the year 1996. Her father got married again and she has a half-sister named Clara Pearson.
Relationship with Dad George Jung:
Her sour relationship with her father has been portrayed in the movie Blow. She also starred in this movie in a cameo role but her scenes were deleted and never made the part of the theater release of this movie. She never visited her father when he was in jail. Some sources claim that she visited her father a few times in spring 2002. But her father reconciled with Kristina in 2014 and he is supporting her daughter in her clothing business.
She got married to Romain Karan and the duo has one kid together. They have one daughter named Athena Romain Karan. She owns a clothing line named BG apparel and merchandise and she is running this business with her father. She has an estimated net worth of $ 150,000. Although she had a traumatic childhood without the love of her parents, especially her father, she is raising her daughter with love and full attention. She is living with her family in California.
Kristina Sunshine Jung’ Biography:
|Name||Kristina Sunshine Jung|
|Nick Name||Kristina Jung|
|Date of Birth||08-01-78|
|Place of birth||Florida, USA|
|Father name||George Jacob Jung A.k.a Boston George and El Americano|
|Mother name||Mirtha Jung|
|Siblings||1 (Clara Pearson, half-sister)|
|Step-mother||Ronda Clay Spinello Jung|
|Famous for||Daughter of drug lord George Jung|
|Occupation||Writer, poetess, Entrepreneur & businesswoman|
|Height||1.65m, 5ft 5in|
|Husband name||Romain Karan|
|Daughter name||Athena Romina Karan|
|Net worth||$ 150K|
|Grandparents (her guardians)||Frederick Jung and Ermine Jung|
|Aunt (who raised her at the age of 18)||Marie Jung|
|Her clothing brand name||BG Apparel and Merchandise|
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Emma Roberts as Kristina Jung