Kristina Sunshine Jung is an American author and businessperson who was born on the 1st of August 1978, and her birthplace is California. She is now 44 years old. Her parents were dealers and drug addicts, which means she did not have an ordinary childhood.
At the time she was born, her mother was in prison for her drug use so she was raised by her grandparents throughout her early life because she was separated from her parents and has no connection with them.
Her grandparents’ are (Ermine Jung, and Frederick Jung). Today, she is an entrepreneur with her own company and has a career as a poet and writer. The places she’s lived in include California, Napa, Pittsburg as well as San Mateo.
|Date Of Birth||August 1st, 1978|
|Age||44 years old|
|Height||5 feet and 5 inches|
Who Is Kristina Sunshine Jung’s Father?
George Jung got the nickname Boston George and also El Americano due to his business dealing in drugs. He was among the biggest traffickers in America in the 1970s and the 1980s.
He was a master at the smuggling of cocaine from other countries into America. His notorious drug trade earned him the subject of the film Blow and Heavy. He was freed from jail in 2004 following 20 years of his prison term.
In 2016, his arrest was for violating his parole. However, there was an update of his lover Ronda the Clay Spinello Jung that he was released in the year 2017. He has one stepdaughter who is called Clara Pearson.
Who Is Kristina Sunshine Jung’s Mother?
Kristina Jung’s mother separated from her father in 1984 because she believed that they didn’t show affection and time towards their daughter. At the time, Kristina was just six years old when her father and mother separated due to the drug trade.
In the film Blow, the actor Penelope Cruz played Mirtha Jung. Her role as the wife of a drug lord as well as associate in his ventures was very well-known. The film was released and everyone was curious about who Mirtha Jung was and that’s why she gained fame. Kristina Jung appears to be in good relations with her mother.
Mirtha is of Cuban descent, she was 10 years younger than her husband Jung. The couple got married in 1976. Jung was at the height of his drug-related career. Mirtha was a narcissist to drugs while expecting Kristina.
However, her stay in prison for three years changed her life. She got rid of her addiction to drugs and was able to enjoy time with her child. Today, Mirtha lives a quiet life away from the spotlight.
Kristina Sunshine Jung’s Husband/Kids
Kristina Jung was engaged to Romain Karan, a businessman from California. Also, she has one daughter who is called Athena Romain Karan. The Karan family lives an unassuming life away from the eyes of the world. Therefore, there isn’t any information on their location.
Kristina Sunshine Jung Fame
Fame can be achieved in a variety of ways, but often in unorthodox or unintentional ways, such as in cases like Kristina Sunshine Jung. She was famous on her own, she could have led like any other normal American child.
Her father George Jacob Jung was been famous for his criminal acts. Jung was a smuggler with the Columbian Medellin Drug Cartel, led by the notorious Pablo Escobar (Kristina’s Godfather), and served multiple sentences in prison.
It tells the story of George’s life as a writer and is based on the book he wrote while in prison, “Grazing in the Grass until the snow came”, which was later rewritten and published in the form of “Blow” written by Bruce Porter. The difficult relationships between Jung as well as his wife were a touching element of the film.
Kristina has been able to keep her life private and little is publicized about her. She prefers to keep things as it is and doesn’t make an appearance on social media, apart from her private Instagram account with more than 35,000 followers and the accounts she has created to promote the company since her father was released from prison in 2014.
Kristina is a poet and writer however her sole writing work is her book “Recovery From Blow” that she co-wrote alongside her mother Mirtha. According to reports, Kristina is writing an autobiography about her mother.
What Is Kristina Jung’s Net Worth?
In the United States, Kristina Jung is an entrepreneur with a lot of success and owns a merchandising company, her net worth is $30,000. She is also passionate about writing, which is the reason she’s planning to write the book about her mother.