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Kristina Sunshine Jung: 5 Facts About Daughter of George Jung and Ex Wife Mirtha Jung.

Kristina Sunshine Jung:

Kristina Sunshine Jung is the daughter of one of the most notorious drug dealers in the world, George Jung. Her mother Mirtha Jung divorced her father when she was still a young girl. Kristina came into the limelight after featuring in a movie depicting her father’s criminal days.

Short Bio.

Kristina Sunshine Jung was born on 1st August 1978 to a drug family. Her father, George Jung was a drug baron who sold and used drugs on a daily basis. He saw more of prison than he ever did of his own daughter.

Her mother Mirtha Jung, on the other hand, was a drug addict. Likewise, she spent a fair amount of time in prison. On most occasions, she was arrested for drug possession.

It is therefore fair to say that Kristina Jung had a rough time as a young girl.  She grew up in a very harsh environment. Her parents divorced when she was just three years old, after which she went to live with her mother. Life did not get any better with her mother, given her drug habit.


This is where Kristina Jung’s grandparents came into the picture. Fredrick Jung and Ermine Jung played a bigger role in her growth than both of Kristina’s parents combined. They would often take care of her when her parents were in jail.

This led to a good relationship between Kristina Sunshine Jung and her grandparents. When her grandfather died, Marie Jung, her aunt took care of her until she turned 18.

Kristina Sunshine Jung Facebook Page
Caption:- Kristina Sunshine Jung Facebook Page

Kristina Sunshine Jung in the movie about his father, George Jung.

Kristina Sunshine Jung has appeared in a movie about father. It depicts his time as a drug baron in the 1980s. The movie. Bow, features Kristina Jung and her father, George Jung in the lead role.

Caption:- Johnny Depp and Kristina Sunshine Jung
Caption:- Johnny Depp and Kristina Sunshine Jung

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The plot revolves around the life of George Jung. He ran one of the biggest drug cartels in the USA. Spoiler alert, the movie ends sadly with George declaring his undying love for his daughter while in prison. He regretted not spending more time with her. George hinted that in seven years that he had been in prison his daughter never visited her once.

The Current Relationship between Kristina Sunshine Jung and her Father George Jung.

In the movie, the relationship between Kristina Jung and her father is a tense one,  as she never visits him while he’s in prison. However, was this true in their real-life scenario?

After George Jung was released from federal prison on June 2014, he took several steps towards reconciling and reuniting with his daughter. They started with simple phone calls while George was still in prison.

As it stands now, the two have totally reconciled, and have even gone as far as making public appearances together. On her Instagram account, Kristina Jung wished her father a happy birthday after he turned 74.

The father and daughter duo also started a business together.  They created a clothing brand called Bg Apparel. Both of them handle the merchandising as well.


Kristina Sunshine Jung declared that she was a poet on her Facebook page. However, we couldn’t find anything that she has written or published. She also claims to be an author and recently she posted that she was writing a biography about her mother, Mirtha Jung.

Kristina Jung has also tried a hand at acting. She got a part in the movie that depicted her father’s time as a drug baron. However, when the project was sent to Warner Bros Company for verification, her scenes were removed. This was because of a request made by the federal government.

The scenes can be found in the DVD version of the movie.

Presently, Kristina Jung has devoted her time working on the business she established with her father after he was released from prison. She oversees sales and is the general manager of the business brand BG Apparel and Merchandise.

Marriage and Children.

Kristina Jung, who is 41 years old has kept her married life relatively quiet.  We did find out that she was married to Romain Karan, and the couple was even blessed with children. One of them is a daughter named Athena Romina Karan.

Kristina Sunlight Jung has lived in the United States all her life, particularly in California suburbs which include Concord, San Mateo, Millbrae, Napa, Pittsburg, and Walnut Greek.

Facts about Kristina Sunshine Jung.

Kristina Jung is the daughter of one of America’s most notorious drug baron of the 1970s and 1980s. Her father, George Jung controlled about 85% of drugs that entered America in the1970s and 1980s.

It is also noted that her father spent a considerable amount of time in prison. In fact, Kristina did not see much of him when she was a small girl as he was often in conflict with the law. George spent a considerable amount of time in jail and was just released in 2014. This came after serving more than a twenty-year sentence.

Kristina also made a brief appearance in the movie, The Blow. The film depicts her father’s time as one of the most-wanted drug traffickers in the USA. Her role in the movie mirrored her real life.

Kristina’s Net worth

Kristina Jung inherited most of her father’s money and resources after he was arrested. As such, her net worth is considerably huge. At the moment, Kristina Jung’s net worth stands at $150,000.

Kristina Jung’s mother was also a junkie. She was addicted to drugs and also spent a considerable amount of time in prison. The sad part is that her husband was her dealer.

Kristina Jung’s parents divorced when she was just three years old. Her life was marred with misfortune. As a result, Kristina did not receive the parental love and guidance that was required at that age.

Her grandparents played a very active role in Kristina’s life. In most cases when both her parents were arrested or being hunted by the police, they took care of her.

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