Kristina Sunshine Jung is famous as the daughter of former drug lord George Jung. Her mother Mirtha Jung is also a former drug dealer.
Kristina went through lots of misfortunes during her early years. At one point, her grandparents raised her solely as her mom and dad were not there. How unfortunate for a child to be raised without her parents.
Let’s find out what is Kristina Jung doing these days? What type of relationship does she have with her parents especially with her father? and a lot more unheard facts about her!
What is Kristina Sunshine Jung doing these days?
George has become a successful businesswoman. She currently runs her own clothing line called BG Apparel (Boston George). Sunshine mentioned herself as an entrepreneur on her Instagram bio but kept most of her business details out of the public radar.
As per sources, she also has tried her hands at writing and poetry.
Date of Birth and Early Life
Kristina was born on August 1st, 1978. She is the daughter of George Jung, a former drug trafficker and smuggler, and Mirtha Jung. When Mirth was pregnant with Kristina, she used to take drugs, but thankfully, their daughter was born healthy.
Some times after Kristina’s birth, Mirtha was arrested for drug smuggling and was sent to jail for a few years. Apparently, her dad was also imprisoned at the same time. Kristina, a toddler at that time, then started living with her grandparents Frederick and Ermine Jung.
Kristina Sunshine Jung Parents Marriage
Geroge and Mirtha exchanged their vows in 1997. Tabloids reported the couple was a business associate when they first came across. They later decided to convert their partnership into romance.
George’s wife Mirtha is a 10-year younger than him but they led a happy married life for years. However, their matrimonial relationship didn’t sustain for a long time and they divorced in 1984.
The two later agreed to share joint custody of their daughter.
Their Life After Divorce
Following their separation, Mirtha has remained totally out of the public eye. Geroge, in the meantime, was already a boss on his cocaine empire. He was a part of the Medellín Cartel, a known Colombian drug cartel. He was responsible for up to 85% of the cocaine that was smuggled into the United States in the 80s and 90s at the time.
Kristina Father George Imprisoned For 60-Year
In 1994, he was caught red-handed with 1,754 pounds (796 kg) of cocaine in Topeka, Kansas. George subsequently pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy and was sentenced to 60-year.
But his jail-term was later reduced after Jung testified in the trial of Carlos Lehder, his business partner. He was released from a New Jersey federal prison in June 2014. After his release, TMZ reported he will live in a halfway house on the West Coast.
As of 2020, George is currently in a relationship with his long time partner Ronda Clay Spinello Jung. They have been together for several years now. Some tabloids also say George and Ronda are already married.
Ronda is from Rockford, Illinois. She attended Auburn High School and later went to the Science at Rock Valley College.
Emma Roberts Played Kristina Sunshine Jung on Blow
In the 2001 movie, Blow, based on George’s life from a high school football star to the most infamous drug lord, Johnny Depp appeared as George Jung while Penelope Cruz portrayed his wife Mirtha Jung’s role. Actress Emma Roberts played the role of Kristina Jung.
As per sources, Sunshine also made a cameo appearance in the movie but her scenes were ultimately cut. The movie grossed $83 million against the budget of $53 million.
Relationship With Dad: Did George Jung Ever See His Daughter?
According to TMZ, the father and daughter have reconnected since George got out of jail. Although the movie Blow shows that Jung never saw his daughter while in prison, his representative told the outlet they began to reconcile in the past couple of years before his release in 2014.
An insider further revealed that Kristina visited her Smuggler dad occasionally in jail. They have also made a plan to see each other in the near future.
Since then, there is no further update on their estranged relationship.
Kristina Sunshine Married and living a good life with her husband and daughter
Kristina, 42, has been in a wonderful marital relationship with her husband Romain Karan for years. The couple also has a daughter, Athena Romina.
They have kept most of their marriage details out of the media. She currently lives in California with her family.
Net Worth of Kristina Sunshine Jung
She has racked a good fortune from her business career. Her net worth currently stands at $150k, according to Celebrity Net Worth. On the other side, her father has a $10k net worth.
In 1967, he made $3 million from his smuggling business. Furthermore, Georgy’s daily earnings were $3 million to $5 million a day in the 1970s.
Kristina Sunshine Jung is active on Instagram. She has over 37.5k Instagram followers. But, her account is private.