Birthname: Jamie Ji-Lynn Chung
Birthdate:?April 10th, 1983
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5′ 6?” (1.69 m)
Jamie Chung was born and raised in California. She is a second-generation Korean-American, raised by “traditional” parents, and was described by MTV as someone who “tells it like it is”. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung’s break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar as a waitress. MTV held auditions for “The Real World” (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, appearing in the San Diego based fourteenth season.
Chung went on to successfully launched an acting career, making her debut with a small part in “Veronica Mars” (2004). Roles in other TV series followed, including “Days of Our Lives” (1965) and “Greek” (2007). She also transitioned into feature films with such projects as Sorority Row (2009), Sucker Punch (2011) and The Hangover Part II (2011).
Beginning in 2012, Chung also stars in the recurring role of Mulan in the ABC fantasy television series Once Upon a Time. She is regarded as the Real World alumna with the most successful media career.