Jamie Chung

Chung in 2011, photo by s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Jamie Jilynn Chung

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 10, 1983

Ethnicity: Korean

Jamie Chung is an American actress, television personality, and blogger. She has appeared on the MTV reality television series The Real World: San Diego and in the films Sorority Row, Sucker Punch, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Office Christmas Party, and The Hangover sequels.

Jamie’s parents are Korean immigrants. Her father, Ki Bhum Chung, later “Tony,” was born in Seoul, and moved to the U.S. in 1972. He father ran a restaurant. Her mother, Ki Soon Eom, was born in Manchuria, China, to a Korean family.

Jamie is married to actor and musician Bryan Greenberg, with whom she has two children. Jamie and Bryan starred in the film Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong together.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2023) stated that Jamie’s genetic ancestry is:

*100% Korean

Jamie’s patrilineal line can be traced to her eighteen times great-grandfather, Chung Geum-gang.

Jamie’s paternal grandfather was Ki Nam/Joon Hwa Chung (the son of Ju Hyun Chung and In Jae Cho). Joon was born in Chohyeon-Ri, Korea. Ju was the son of Sang-Mun Chung.

Jamie’s paternal grandmother was Choon Hong Kwon (the daughter of Ki Suk Kwon and Byung Suk Nam).

Jamie’s maternal grandfather was named Eon Sup Eom. Eon’s family was from Yeongwol.

Jamie’s maternal grandmother was named Young H. Oh.


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7 Responses

  1. Me loves Minka and other girls says:

    She all that

  2. DarellDianne says:

    she is pretty like all korean girls

  3. rafael says:

    she’s gorgeous

  4. Raff says:

    She’s so sexy and beautiful korean american girl

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