George Jung has attempted to contact his daughter, Kristina Jung, several times while in prison. There have been rumors that she visited him in 2002 after the release of Blow, the movie based on his life. These rumors are unconfirmed. Kristina Jung is said to be living in California with her husband and children.
At the end of the film Blow Jung admitted that his daughter was the best thing in his life. But who is his daughter? Check out 5 fast facts that you need to know about Kristina Jung at Heavy.com.
Jung, nicknamed "Boston George", is known as one of the biggest drug smugglers in history. As a member of the Medellin Cartel, he smuggled drugs from Colombia for several years. After several arrests, Jung attempted to live a clean lifestyle. He got caught up in the smuggling trade again in 1994 after meeting with his old smuggling partner. Soon after, he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison for 3 counts of conspiracy.
He became famous to the big public in 2001 after his life story was portrayed in the hit movie “Blow”, starring Johnny Depp as Jung and Penélope Cruz as Jung’s Colombian wife.
In June 2014, it was reported that Jung has been released from the Fort Dix federal correction institution in New Jersey where he spent 20 years behind bars.
In an article of TMZ published on January 19, 2015, Johnny Depp and former drug kingpin George Jung hung out; Jung visited J.D.'s Downtown L.A. loft, and they kicked back for a few hours with Amber Heard ... swapping stories about poetry, books and Ted Demme; the movie's late director. Check out their photos here.