Mirtha Jung Biography
|Birth Name||Mirtha Jung|
|Affair with||George Jung|
|Married to||George Jung|
|Children||Kristina Sunshine Jung|
Mirtha Jung has had an intriguing life story, from her marriage to the drug dealer George Jung and engaging herself in smuggling, she even spent a few years in jail. For her relationship to the smuggler, Mirtha rose to fame following the biopic movie of George Jung, Blow. However, after a few years of marriage, Martha divorced with her husband and since then she is staying out of smuggling.
Short Bio Of George Jung's Wife
Mirtha Jung was born Mirtha Calderon, in Cuba. As far as her ethnicity is concerned, Jung has a mixed ethnical background and belongs to Cuban nationality.
Besides that, there is no information about her date of birth, family, parents, and siblings. Moreover, the details of her educational background are also still missing.
Famous Due To Criminal History
Mirtha Jung is known for her relationship to the notorious drug dealer George Jung. Mirtha is an ex-wife of the drug dealer George. Besides that, not much is known concerning her professional life.
Mirtha rose to fame following the release of the American biographical crime film Blow about her cocaine smuggler husband George Jung. The movie covers the drug dealer's all the illegal works alongside his family life. In the movie, Mirtha's role is played by the Spanish actress and model Penelope Cruz and the popular actor Johnny Depp played the character of George.
Blow features other popular artists like Cliff Curtis, Tony Amendola, Lola Glaudini, and others. American actress Emma Roberts played the role of Mirtha and George's daughter Kristina Sunshine Jung with whom George is extremely attached to. The movie was released in April 2001 and collected $83.3 million.
Like as shown in the movie, George has had executed several drug deals. starting from his steward girlfriend's help to transport the drugs, he eventually became one of the leading drug dealers of America. The Smuggler went on carrying 300 kilograms from which he earned approx $15 million per run. Those days, the drug dealer was said to earn around $3 million to $5 million per day.
The smuggler was arrested several times while transporting the drug. In 1994, George was arrested with 1,754 pounds (796 kg) of cocaine in Topeka, Kansas for which he was sentenced for 60 years of prison. In November 2014, he was released from prison but in December 2016, he was again arrested for a parole violation.
According to sources near George, he was released from the jail in July 2017 completing his punishment. Some sources claim, Mirtha was also involved in drug-related activities and was imprisoned for three years and was released in 1981. Since then, she is leading a normal life.
Net Worth And Earnings
Though Mirtha and her ex-husband George Jung made over $100 million from smuggling, she is staying away from drugs following her divorce from her husband. After that, there is not much information regarding her professions. According to some sources, she is living a decent life and has her net worth in $6 digits. The information about her house and properties are hidden from the media.
As of 2019, her ex-spouse George has a net worth of around $10k, according to Celebrity net worth.
Mirtha Jung and George Jung's Unsuccessful Marital life
Mirtha and George tied the knot back in 1977. The couple is parents to their daughter named Kristina Sunshine Jung born on 1 August 1978. Their conjugal life was like a roller coaster ride but George shared an intimate relationship with his daughter Kristina.
Mirtha was so in love with her husband but things didn't work between the two and they got divorced in 1984, ending their 7 years of marriage.
Life After Divorce
After the divorce, George moved on and is married to his wife Ronda Clay Spinello Jung. But, that's not the case of Mirtha as she told in an interview, George is the only man she ever loved. Thus, Mirtha didn't marry after the divorce from her husband George.
While asked about her single life after marriage she replied;
George was the only one whom I was truly in love with and there has been no one since. So, there is no case of marrying again
Mirtha and George's daughter Kristina is staying far away from drugs and isn't repeating her parent's mistake. She is an acclaimed poet, writer, and entrepreneur. Following her divorce, she is totally away from the mainstream.
Jung currently resides in the United States of America.
Mirtha Jung's Age And Other Facts
- Mirtha Jung's height: she has a perfect height and body shape.
- Hair Color: She has short hair with light brown hair color.
- Eye Color: Her eyes are brown in color.
- Age: Her age is yet to be disclosed.