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Comedian & Actor; Best Known for "The Hangover" Films & "Dr. Ken"

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Ken Jeong is a stand-up comedian, actor and former physician. He is best known for playing Ben Chang on the sitcom "Community" and the gangster Leslie Chow in "The Hangover" film series.

Jeong won the Big Easy Laff-Off in 1995, of which NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and The Improv founder Budd Friedman were judges, and they both urged Jeong to move to Los Angeles. He began performing regularly at the Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs. After moving to Los Angeles, he initially practiced medicine for several years as a physician at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Woodland Hills.

Jeong's background in theater and improv started while he was still a medical student in North Carolina. He was a regular at open mic nights in the Raleigh-Durham circuit, performing at Charlie Goodnights in Raleigh and Tootie’s Durham Comedy Club. He emceed The Comedy Spot programming series on Duke University campus 1992 and 1993 opening for Margaret Cho, Jeff Dunham and others. His stand up work has led to several television appearances, including NBC's "The Office", HBO's "Entourage", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", and the voice of Dr. Yap on "Bob's Burgers".

He made his film debut in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up as Dr. Kuni, which proved to be his breakout performance. From that point forward he was able to transition from medicine into a full-time career in the entertainment industry, appearing in "Pineapple Express", "Role Models", "All About Steve", and most notably "The Hangover" series.

Jeong played Señor Ben Chang on the NBC sitcom Community and was nominated for the show's "Male Breakout Star" at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards. He was nominated for two 2010 MTV Movie Awards, winning the award for Best WTF Moment and for MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for The Hangover.

In fall 2010, Adidas basketball began a wide-ranging marketing campaign in which he starred as "Slim Chin", alongside NBA stars Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose. The following year he hosted the 2011 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on ABC and was featured in a Hands Only CPR PSA campaign from the American Heart Association.

In 2015, Jeong starred, wrote, and executive produced the pilot of his new ABC medical comedy, Dr. Ken, as a frustrated HMO doctor juggling his career, marriage and parenting, but succeeding at none of them. In 2018, he starred in Crazy Rich Asians as Wye Mun Goh, and in 2019 he released his first comedy special, "You Complete Me, Ho."

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Comedian & Actor; Best Known for "The Hangover" Films & "Dr. Ken"

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Ken Jeong Biography

Ken Jeong is a stand-up comedian, actor and former physician. He is best known for playing Ben Chang on the sitcom "Community" and the gangster Leslie Chow in "The Hangover" film series.

Jeong won the Big Easy Laff-Off in 1995, of which NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and The Improv founder Budd Friedman were judges, and they both urged Jeong to move to Los Angeles. He began performing regularly at the Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs. After moving to Los Angeles, he initially practiced medicine for several years as a physician at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Woodland Hills.

Jeong's background in theater and improv started while he was still a medical student in North Carolina. He was a regular at open mic nights in the Raleigh-Durham circuit, performing at Charlie Goodnights in Raleigh and Tootie’s Durham Comedy Club. He emceed The Comedy Spot programming series on Duke University campus 1992 and 1993 opening for Margaret Cho, Jeff Dunham and others. His stand up work has led to several television appearances, including NBC's "The Office", HBO's "Entourage", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", and the voice of Dr. Yap on "Bob's Burgers".

He made his film debut in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up as Dr. Kuni, which proved to be his breakout performance. From that point forward he was able to transition from medicine into a full-time career in the entertainment industry, appearing in "Pineapple Express", "Role Models", "All About Steve", and most notably "The Hangover" series.

Jeong played Señor Ben Chang on the NBC sitcom Community and was nominated for the show's "Male Breakout Star" at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards. He was nominated for two 2010 MTV Movie Awards, winning the award for Best WTF Moment and for MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for The Hangover.

In fall 2010, Adidas basketball began a wide-ranging marketing campaign in which he starred as "Slim Chin", alongside NBA stars Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose. The following year he hosted the 2011 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on ABC and was featured in a Hands Only CPR PSA campaign from the American Heart Association.

In 2015, Jeong starred, wrote, and executive produced the pilot of his new ABC medical comedy, Dr. Ken, as a frustrated HMO doctor juggling his career, marriage and parenting, but succeeding at none of them. In 2018, he starred in Crazy Rich Asians as Wye Mun Goh, and in 2019 he released his first comedy special, "You Complete Me, Ho."

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  • How to book Ken Jeong?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ken Jeong for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ken Jeong, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ken Jeong or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ken Jeong?

    Booking fees for Ken Jeong, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ken Jeong, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ken Jeong?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ken Jeong for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ken Jeong for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ken Jeong or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ken Jeong or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ken Jeong is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ken Jeong for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Ken Jeong generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kumail Nanjiani, Chelsea Handler, Trevor Noah, Hasan Minhaj and Steve Martin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ken Jeong for an upcoming event.

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  • Ken Jeong Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions | WIRED ...
    The Very Funny Ken Jeong
  • Ken Jeong Is Not Big In Korea

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