Who is Ken Jeong? Masked Singer and Hangover star's age, wife, height and movies revealed

3 January 2020, 17:27 | Updated: 23 December 2020, 11:08

Ken Jeong
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By Tom Eames

Ken Jeong is a familiar face of US comedy, but he's now about to make his UK TV debut.

The Hangover star will be a judge on ITV's The Masked Singer, a UK version of the popular celebrity TV talent show, having previously starred in its American equivalent.

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But what is Ken most famous for? Here's all the important facts you need:

  1. Who is Ken Jeong?

    Ken Jeong is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and former physician.

    He is best known for playing Ben Chang on the sitcom Community and the drug lord Leslie Chow in The Hangover film series.

    He was also the lead in the TV sitcom Dr Ken, which he also created. He is a licensed physician, but stopped practicing to focus on his acting career.

    From 2019, he has appeared as a judge on the singing competition The Masked Singer.

  2. Ken Jeong age: How old is he and where is he from?

    Ken Jeong was born on July 13, 1969. He celebrated his 50th birthday in 2019.

    He was born in Detroit, Michigan, to South Korean immigrants. He was raised in North Carolina and in South Korea.

  3. Ken Jeong wife: Is he married and does he have any children?

    Ken Jeong and his wife Tran
    Ken Jeong and his wife Tran. Picture: Getty

    Ken Jeong married his wife, Tran Ho, a Vietnamese American and family physician in 2004.

    The couple have twin daughters named Zooey and Alexa (born 2007).

  4. Ken Jeong height: How tall is he?

    Ken Jeong stands at 5ft 4in (162.6 cm) tall.