Kristina Sunshine Jung is an American writer and businesswoman living in California, USA. She is also the daughter of American drug dealers George Jung and Mirtha Jung. She is a good writer and now also she is writing a book about the life of her mother. Her childhood was not eased as during her childhood her mother and father got involved in the drug business. Now she is not active in any social media pages but here is some information about Kristina Sunshine Jung you will like to know.
Kristina Sunshine Jung’s birth date is 1st August 1978 and her place of birth in California. She is now forty years of age. Her parents are both drug addicts and dealers so she did not have a normal childhood. When she was born her mother was at the prison because of her drug dealing. So she grew up with her grandparents for most of her life. At first, she was distant from her mother and father and there is no attachment between them. The names of her grandparents are Ermine Jung and Frederick Jung respectively. Now she is a successful woman having her own business and career as a writer and poet. Some of the places she has resided in are California, Napa, Pittsburg, and San Mateo.
About her father
George Jung got the nickname Boston George and also El Americano because of his drug trafficking business. He was one of the major drug dealers in America during the 1970s and 1980s. He was an expert in smuggling cocaine from other places to America. His infamous drug trade made him the inspiration for the movie Blow and Heavy. He got released from prison in 2004 after twenty years of the prison sentence. But in 2016 he was again arrested for not following the parole. He got arrested when he as giving a speech on San Diego. But there was news from his girlfriend Ronda Clay Spinello Jung that he got released in 2017. He has a stepdaughter named Clara Pearson.
Her mother Mirtha Jung separated from her father in 1984 because she felt that they as parents did not offer love and time to their daughter. At that time Kristina was six years old. Both her father and her mother may have experienced rift because of the drug business. In the movie Blow, actress Penelope Cruz played as Mirtha Jung. Her portrayal as the wife of the drug lord and partner in his business became highly credited. When the movie got released many people wanted to know who Mirtha Jung is and that is why she became famous. Kristina Jung is on cordial terms with her mother.
Mirtha has a Cuban descent. She was ten years younger than her husband Jung. They two got married in 1976 when Jung was at the peak of his drug career. Mirtha was very much addicted to drugs when she was pregnant with Kristina. But her time at the jail for three years transformed her life and she got over the drug addiction to spend time with her daughter. Now Mirtha is living a simple life out of the limelight.
Kristina Jung Net Worth
As Kristina Jung is a successful entrepreneur and has a merchandising business her net worth is $300,000. She is also interested in writing and that is why she is going to write a book about her mother. She has over 30,000 followers on Instagram but her profile is private.
Kristina Jung got married to Romain Karan who is a businessman in California. She also has a daughter named Athena Romain Karan. The family is living a low profile life out of the public eye. So there is no information about their whereabouts. She has a Columbian descent from her father’s side.
Kristina Sunshine Jung Biography/Wiki/About
|Name||Kristina Sunshine Jung|
|Profession||Businesswoman and Author|
|Age (As of 2020)||42 years|
|Birth Date||1 August 1978|
|Birth Place||California, United States|
|Height||5 feet, 5 inches|
|Kids||Son (s) None|
|Daughter (s) Athena Romain Karan|
|School||High School, California|
|Father||George Jung (Former drug trafficker and smuggler)|
|Siblings||Brother (s) None|
|Sister (s) Clara Pearson (Step-Sister)|
|Salary (As of 2020)||——–|
|Net Worth (2020)||$300,000|
|Famous for/as||Daughter of Drug Dealer George Jung|
Few interesting facts about Kristina Jung
- A film called Blow got released based on the life of Jung and his daughter. His relationship with his young daughter was the plot of the movie. In the movie actor, Johnny Depp played the character of Jung.
- Kristina was also part of the movie Blow but the scene got deleted as federal authorities demanded it to be censored.
- Although her father tried to patch up with her in 2004 after his release from prison she was not able to forgive him according to a local newspaper. However now she has reconciled with him.
- There was also another film called Heavy that showed her father’s escape from prison to Guatemala.
- Her father gained a lot of profit in the drug business.
- Jung worked in the infamous Medellin cartel of Pablo Escobar who was its founder.
- Kristina is running a clothing business named “BG apparel and merchandise”.
- Kristina is in the process of writing her mother Mirtha’s biography.
Kristina’s life shows us that even though our childhood is terrible we can still get success in life. For most of her life, she lived with her aunt and grandparents and did not have a normal childhood because of her parent’s career. But now she is living a happy life with her family. She has also reconciled with her father.