Mirtha Jung came to highlight as the ex-wife of George Jung, a former drug trafficker, and smuggler. She is also one of the characters in the biography movie of her husband, 'Blow.' As shown in the movie, Mirtha was the one behind George's arrest case.
Mirtha's Married Life And Divorce With George Jung
Mirtha Jung was married to George Jung on 22 March 1977. The couple then welcomed their baby daughter name Kristina on 1 August 1978. Though the couple was in a blissful relationship initially, the couldn't keep their marital life till the end. The pair ended their relationship with divorce in 1978.
The real-life story of the Mirtha and her husband, George is also filmed in the American biographical crime movie, Blow. The movie Blow is all about her ex-husband George Jung, which focuses on how a small town boy made $100 million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and lost it all. In the movie, the character of Mirtha Jung is portrayed by Penélope Cruz, and Emma Roberts played the role of her daughter.
As shown in the movie, George met Mirtha at Diego's wedding. Diego Delgado was his cellmate and had spent time with him in federal prison.
Later, George married Mirtha and started spending wonderful time together. The pair was then blessed with a daughter, Kristina. Mirtha organized 38th birthday party for her husband where many former drug dealers were present. FBI and DEA raided the party and arrested all drug dealers including George. After the incident, George and Mirtha's relation started to turn sour.
Once, Mirtha and George were arrested for fighting while driving. At the same time, Mirtha accused George of criminal charge saying he is a criminal and has stashed a kilogram of cocaine in his trunk.
Thus, he was sent to jail for three years. Later, she filed for divorce from George taking custody of their daughter. George even cited the reason in an interview with KPIX 5 Exclusive.
George with his daughter Kristina after releasing from jail (Photo: celeb-gossip.com)
As of now, Mirtha is away from the limelight.and has been enjoying secluded life. Previously, fans started speculating that she is dead. However, she is alive but has been living low-key life.
How Does Mirtha Gather Net Worth?
Mirtha Jung worked in association with her ex-husband which helped her to gather a net worth. However, she has low-keyed the information about her career. Thus, the figures of her net worth have remained a mystery.
Apart from her career, her daughter has a net worth of $150 thousand as a former primary member of the Medellin Cartel. As per the reports, she also gathered some amount of money from movie 'Blow.'
Mirtha Jung holds an American nationality and belongs to Cuban American ethnicity, as per wiki. She has kept the information about her birthday secret, which makes hard to find her age. The information about her family is unknown.