Kristina Sunshine Jung aka Kristina Jung is a daughter of notorious cocaine smuggler George Jung. She made the headlines when she appeared in the movie ‘blow’ and her fans took interest in her life after the release of this movie in 2001 because of the relationship of this father-daughter duo.
The blow was a drama movie that was based on the life of her life and the ending of this movie was unhappy.
In this movie, George was sent to jail (as in real life) and he waited for his daughter to visit him in jail but it never happens in the movie. People want to know what actually happened in the real-life of George and Kristina Jung.
|Name||Kristina Sunshine Jung or Kristina Jung|
|Place of Birth||Florida, U.S|
|Birthdate||August 1, 1978|
|Social Media Handle||kristina_sunshine_jung|
HER EARLY LIFE:
She was born in 1978 in Florida, USA. Her parents were involved in illegal activities in the 70s and 80s. Her father was a cocaine smuggler who was sent to jail for a number of times.
Her mother was cocaine-addicted and sent to jail even after her birth. When she was just 6 years old, her parents got separated. She spent her early life in her maternal grandparent’ home.
She spent a very troubled childhood unlike other children and she didn’t get a chance to live with her father as he was sent to jail for 20 years.
RELATIONSHIP WITH HER FATHER:
Her father’s name is George Jung aka Boston Jung who was famous for drug dealing in America during the 70s and early ’80s. He was caught and sent to jail for 20 years.
The movie blow depicts the father-daughter sour relationship and it is true in their real life. Some sources claim that she visited her father a few times when he was in jail.
Kristina Sunshine Jung is a writer and poetess as she updated her status on Facebook but she hasn’t used this account since 2014. According to sources, she is writing a book on her mother but it hasn’t released yet. In the movie Blow, she was also acted in a scene where she was a court clerk with Johnny Depp but later that scene was deleted after the request of the federal court. But you can watch this scene in the DVD version of this movie. Currently, she is running a business, a clothing line named “BG Apparel and Merchandise with her father.
HER HUSBAND AND CHILDREN:
There is not much information about her personal life including her husband and children. She tied the knot with Romain Karan and the couple has one daughter together. Her daughter’s name is Athena Romina Karan. Although it is not known that the duo is still together but according to tabloids the family is living in California and they are living together.
Who is George Jung and his relationship with Kristina Sunshine Jung?
George Jacob Jung, an alleged heroin trafficker, and smuggler from America was a central participant in the cocaine trade in the US from the 1970s to the 1980s. Jung was representative of the Medellín Cartel, blamed for up to 85 percent of the drugs imported to the United States. He engaged in the sale of cocaine from Colombia on a wide scale.
Jung served about 20 years in jail for cocaine smuggling and was released on 2nd June 2014. However, on 6 December 2016, Jung was again charged in Placer County for breaching his parole. He is father to a beautiful daughter named Kristina Sunshine Jung, born in 1978. Both her parents were now and then arrested for illegal activities like drug trafficking and addiction, which badly affected her life.
Kristina Sunshine Jung early life and childhood
Right from her birth, Kristina had to face a hard fate. Her mother was arrested by the police shortly after she was born for cocaine and heroin addiction. But it was her father who actually played a major role in making her life a mess. He was the biggest smuggler of his time and was involved in illegal activities. For these reasons, his jail days had been on and off for most of Kristina’s early life.
Her parents separated when she was just six years old and she spent the rest of her childhood with her maternal grandparents. These are enough hints that she had a troubled childhood and never really got to see her dad much as her father was sent to jail for 20 years.
In the drama movie- blow; it is shown that she never visited her father in jail even when he used to wait for her to come.
Why Mirtha Jung is famous as a mother of Kristina
Mirtha Jung, a drug-addict, is known to the world today as the mother of the poetess and writer, Kristina Sunshine Jung. She married Kristina’s father in his peak days of drug trafficking.
It is unclear whether she married him after being an addict or a vice-versa scenario.
However, she wasn’t the ideal mother to Kristina as depicted in the drama movie, Blow, which was released in 2001.
When George was sentenced to 20 years in jail. At that time, their daughter Kristina was just nine years old, and Mirtha wanted to keep her daughter away from her troubled life as the daughter of a drug dealer. Mirtha, trying to redeem herself kept Kristina as far away from her past life as possible.
Latest news about Kristina Sunshine Jung
Currently, Kristina likes to keep her privacy from the world. However, she is running clothing merchandise with her father and has a daughter with her loving husband, Romain Karan. No more information is available on her marriage.
Blow movie in 2001
Kristina rose to fame in 2001 with the drama movie, blow that raised many questions in fans’ hearts like whether Kristina visited her father in Jail, or how they reunited, etc.
Kristina was loved by fans in the movie as she had a disturbing life but she never gave up and is now a successful, happy woman.
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