Mirtha Jung Biography, Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Daughter, Husband, Photos, Alive

George Jung’s ex-wife Mirtha Jung Biography: Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Daughter, Husband, Photos, Still Alive

May 5, 2023 0 Posted By Abigail Anderson


Mirtha Jung (born December 3, 1952) is a poet, an entrepreneur, and a writer who rose to fame following the release of the movie, Blow, in the year 2001.

The film was about her drug smuggler ex-husband George Jung.

In the movie, Mirtha Jung’s role was played by Penelope Cruz, while Johnny Depp played the role of George Jung.

Mirtha Jung
Mirtha Jung: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Mirtha Jung
Born: 3 December 1952 (age 71 years old)
Place of Birth: Cuba, American
Children: Kristina Sunshine Jung
Nationality: American
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: George Jung (m. 1977–1984)
Occupation: Businesswoman • Poet
Net Worth: $150,000

Early Life

Mirtha Jung was raised in a relatively poor and dangerous part of Cuba, which is how she got involved with the drug business during her teenage years.

She was raised by her parents and attended a high school in Cuba, and after enrollment was working as a waitress before meeting George Jung.

Mirtha Jung was born the 3rd of December in 1952.

Mirtha Jung’s Love life and Marriage with George Jung.

Mirtha Jung young met George Jung in Colombia through one of his Colombian cocaine friends.

She was just 24 years old at the time, and she was ten years younger than George Jung.

They dated each other for a few years before they got married in 1977.

They were blessed with a beautiful daughter on 1 August 1978.

She loved George dearly, but a couple of years after their marriage, their relationship soured.

Their drug-related lives destroyed their marriage, leading to a divorce in the year 1984.


Mirtha Jung was famously known as a drug smuggler, a job she was introduced to by her husband.

The two smuggled drug substances for a long time before breaking up. Many believe that she had a significant role in her husband’s drug trade business in the late ’70s and ’80s.

It is said that Mirtha Jung was involved and helped George Jung in smuggling drugs to America from Colombia.

Few years into the business, she was caught and imprisoned for several years. After her release from prison, she changed her ways, had a stable career investing in her poetry/writing, and became an entrepreneur.

Personal Life

Mirtha Jung and George Jung had a daughter, Kristina Sunshine Jung.

Kristina Sunshine Jung is a businesswoman and actress.

She was raised in the hands of her grandfather after her parents were arrested due to drug trafficking.

Kristina Sunshine Jung is now married to Roman Reigns.

Life After The Divorce

Mirtha Jung has gradually changed her lifestyle, putting drug addiction behind her, and defeating all the issues that come with the recovery process.

She has not been actively involved in any criminal activities but has also chosen not to disclose what she’s doing today.

Instead, she is now doing everything in her power to retain the love and trust of her beautiful daughter, Kristina Sunshine Jung.

George Jung, George Jung’s ex-husband

George Jacob Jung, also known as Boston George or El Americano, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on 6 August 1942.

His birth sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality. He is a former drug trafficker and a smuggler and was part of the Medellin Cartel, which smuggled cocaine into the USA.

Net Worth

Despite almost losing everything after her divorce, Mirtha Jung is still a rich woman.

According to various sources, her net worth is estimated to be $150,000.

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