Colombian native Kristina Jung who was born Kristina Sunshine Jung is best known for being the daughter of drug trafficker George Jung. He was an associate of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar and was a member of the Medellin cartel which was responsible for 80% drug smuggling from Colombia to the United States.
Early Life And Education of Kristina Jung
Kristina Jung was born Kristina Sunshine Jung to parents Mirtha Jung and George Jung on August 1, 1978, under the birth sign Leo in the United States. She belongs to a mixed descent of Colombian and Cuban.
Her father George Jung was a drug trafficker who used to smuggle cocaine into the United States. He was an associate of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Along with her father, her mother Mirtha was also involved in the drug business but she became clean in 1981. Later on, her parents divorced in 1984 and her father was sentenced to prison for 20 years in 1994. Kristina Jung had a difficult time after her parents divorced and her father went to jail.
Her grandparents Ermine Jung and Fredrick Jung helped raise her and took care of her schooling needs.
Kristina Jung's Career, Facts
Kristina Jung is mostly known for being the daughter of a drug trafficker and nothing about her career is mentioned in the media. She lives a low-key life and what she does for a living is still unknown to the public. However, on her Facebook site, she claims herself to be a poetess and a writer.
Besides she is also an entrepreneur and promotes merchandise like BG Apparel. She has a part in the movie Blow which is a biopic movie of her father George Jung who is one of the biggest drug traffickers of the '70s and '80s.
In the movie, she portrays the role of a court clerk but her scene was deleted after being reviewed by the Warner Bros. Her deleted scenes can be found in the DVD version.
Kristina Jung's Net Worth
Kristina Jung's net worth is not estimated and is still under review. However, some sources claim her net worth to be $150,000. Her main source of earning is from her clothing company. Her father Geroge Jung who is a drug trafficker has an estimated net worth of $10,000. In 1967, he used to make $250,000 monthly from his smuggling empire.
Later in 1970, he had earned $15 million from his daily earnings. He was part of the Medellin Cartel who used to smuggle 89% of smuggled cocaine and traded cocaine all over the United States in the 1980s and 1990s.
Kristina Jung's Personal Life; Married To Anyone?
Kristina Jung is a married woman who exchanged vows with a man named Romain Karan. The couple has a daughter named Athena Romina Karan and the family is living a prosperous life together.
Jung isn't active in any of the social sites and seems to live a very low key life. There is no information about her current life in the media.
Since her father was imprisoned for such a long time and as she lived far from her father, she doesn't have a good relationship with him. Her father was supposed to be released from jail on November 27, 2014, but instead, got out of jail five months early on June 2, 2014.
After her father was released from the prison and he is taking his time out for his daughter and helping her with her career.
Kristina Jung's Body Measurements
- Height - 5'5 feet
- Eye Color - Brown