Quick Facts of Mirtha Jung
Mirtha Jung got famous for her controversial marriage to a former drug lord, George Jung. Moreover, she and her ex-husband Jung were part of Medellin Cartel which was responsible for a large percentage of the drugs smuggled into the United States in the 1970s and 1980s from Colombia. Sources claimed that George Jung’s daily earning of smuggling empire was $15 Million back in the 1970s.
Mirtha Jung, a former drug abuser, and George Jung, a former drug smuggler have a daughter named Kristine Sunshine Jung. Read this article to know all details including Mirtha Jung’s bio, wiki, net worth, salary, and her personal life.
Mirtha Jung Bio, Wiki
Mirtha Calderon was born in Cuba and she is of Cuban descent. She holds an American nationality and belongs to Cuban American ethnicity. Not much known about her early life but as per some source, it is known that she celebrated her birthday every year on 3rd December.
Similarly, there is no information about Jung’s parents and siblings. As it seems like she doesn’t like to talk much about her early life in public.
Mirtha Jung’s Ex-husband, George Jung, Daughter
At the age of 24, Mirtha first met George through some cocaine contacts in Columbia. They dated for a few years before getting married. Mirtha and George married on 22 March 1977. Their daughter named, Kristina Sunshine Jung was born on 1 August 1978.
After marriage, the couple lived in a blissful relationship for seven long years, however, they separated in 1986. Later in 1978, the pair officially ended their relationship.
After the divorce, George moved on and got married to Ronda Clay Spinello Jung. Whereas, Mirtha remained unmarried after divorce from her former husband George. In an interview, Mirtha stated that George is the only man she ever loved. Martha single-handedly raised Kristina and now, Kristina is married to Romain Karan and is blessed with two children.
Moreover, Mirtha and George were arrested for fighting while driving, Mirtha accused George of criminal charge saying he is a criminal and has stashed a kilogram of cocaine in his trunk. Thus, Jung was sent to jail for three years and later she filed a divorce from George demanding the custody of their daughter.
As of now, Mitha is away from the limelight and is reportedly enjoying her life.
Mirtha Jung Net Worth
Mirtha so far has also collected a really good amount of net worth and it is reportedly well over $1 million. However, she has not openly talked about her salary and net worth to the media.
Though Mirtha and her former husband made over $100 million from smuggling, she is now away from drugs following her divorce from her husband. Some sources claim that the pair earned more than $5 million per day from their cocaine career. To avoid money laundering, George kept his wealth in the national bank of Panama.
Apart from her net worth, her daughter has a net worth of $150 thousand as a former primary member of the Medellin Cartel. The main source of her income is from her movie career and is known for acting in Blow.
Mirtha Jung Body Measurements
Mirtha Jung has a slim body figure with an attractive look. She has a pair of Brown eye and her hair color is Light Brown. Mirthan stands at a perfect height and weighs considerable weight. Further, the information about her breast size, waist size, and hip size are unknown.
Talking about Mirtha Jung, she was a drug addict. Even during her pregnancy, she continued to consume drugs. In fact, she continued to consume drugs even after Kristina’s birth. Mirtha was soon accused of drug possession and was sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment. Mirtha was released in 1981 and has stayed away from drugs since then.
The 2001 movie ‘Blow’ was based on the life of Mirtha’s husband. Hence, the movie boosted her popularity. Mirtha’s character was essayed by Spanish actor and model Penelope Cruz, while Johnny Depp portrayed George Jung. Mirtha was last seen in the media in 2001, around the time of the release of the film. She also gave an interview to a Texas newspaper back then.