Mirtha Jung Bio | Everything To Know About George Jung’s Wife
- Name: Mirtha Jung
- Date of Birth: 3 December 1952
- Marital Status: Divorced
Mirtha Jung was born Mirtha Calderonon on 3 December 1952 in Cuba.
She is the ex-wife of George Jung that rose to fame after the film ‘Blow’ was released, which is about her husband’s drug smuggling life.
Mirtha was involved in her husband’s drug smuggling to America from Columbia.
The couple was reportedly in a big drug cartel that smuggled drugs into the US from Columbia.
She was caught and jailed for several years.
Mirtha Jung and George met through mutual friends in Columbia, and within few years of dating, they tied the knot in 1977.
The couple welcomed their first child on 1 August 1978, a daughter named Kristine Sunshine Jung.
A few months after Kristine’s birth, Mirtha was arrested and sent to 3 years in prison for drug possession.
She was released in 1981 and has reportedly stayed away from drugs since she came out of prison. Mirtha raised Kristine as a single mother.
In 1984 George and Mirtha ended their relationship and filed for divorce 1984.
Mirtha Jung Bio Controversy
Mirtha was reportedly a drug addict. It was reported that she consumed drugs during her pregnancy despite doctors warning for her to stop.
Soon after Kristina’s birth, Mirtha was arrested for drug-related offenses and was sent to prison for three years. During her time in prison, she made an effort to stay away from drugs.
Mirtha and her ex-husband allegedly worked with the Medellin Cartel between the 1970s and the 1980s.