Meet Tran Jeong, 'The Masked Singer' Judge Ken Jeong's Wife

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Who Is Ken Jeong's Wife? Details On Tran Jeong
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Actor, comedian, wacky Masked Singer panelist and former doctor Ken Jeong has been delighting us for years. From Community to Dr. Ken to the Hangover film franchise, he has a knack for making audiences laugh until their stomachs hurt. 

Recently, Fox announced the premiere date of Season 4 of The Masked Singer, as well as the premiere of their latest game show series I Can See Your Voice, which is hosted by Ken Jeong, Cheryl Hines, and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton. Both shows will air on Fox on September 23, 2020. 

You know the saying, behind every good man is a strong woman and Jeong definitely has one of those in his wife, Tran Jeong.

Who is Ken Jeong's wife, Tran Jeong? 

Who is Tran Joeng?

Ken Jeong's wife, Tran Ho, is a Vietnamese-American. She is a family physician. Ken and Tran got engaged around 2003 or 2004. Their twin daughters, Zooey and Alexawere born in 2007.

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Where did Ken Jeong's wife go to school?

Tran was born on February 24, 1972 in the United States. She went to medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

When was Tran Jeong diagnosed with breast cancer?

Tran was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. She first felt a lump in her breast in 2007, while she was breastfeeding the couple's newborn twin daughters. It was while Tran was going through chemotherapy in 2009 that Ken booked the film The Hangover, his breakout role. In an interview with ABC News, Tran said: “Ken was so strong for me. I really needed that… But you know, I knew he was stressed out too. And when the opportunity of The Hangover came up, he really worried about [it]… He said, ‘I don’t know if I should do this.'” Tran urged Ken to take the job, despite what she was going through. 

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How did Ken Jeong and Tran Jeong meet?

How adorable is this? Ken and Tran met at a happy hour for doctors in 2002 when they were both working for Kaiser Permanente. In an interview with Morning Edition, he said: "It was almost like the lonely hearts club, you know — at a Dave & Buster's. Just kind of like, 'Oh, it's just so hard being single, and in LA, but also being a doctor.' We're all just kind of lamenting. And we were like, 'Oh wow. We have our misery in common. So — wanna go out?'"

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Did Ken Jeong dedicate his comedy special to Tran Jeong?

Jeong's latest Netflix comedy special was filmed at Pasadena's Ice House Comedy Club, where he got his start. It was released on Valentine's day, partially because it is dedicated to his wife. The name of the special was even her idea — You Complete Me, Ho. Ho is Tran's maiden name. 

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Is Tran Jeong her husband's muse?

In his Netflix special, Ken talks about the role Tran has played as his muse. He said: “My wife is the biggest muse I had… I remember feeling stressed out that I couldn’t be with my wife during chemo. I wanted to be with her for every round of it."

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer and editor covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.

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