Tonight’s WWE Raw guest host, Jeremy Piven, revealed that his co-host tonight is Ken Jeong.
Jeong has a supporting role in Piven’s new movie, “The Goods,” and is known as Dr. Ken for his medical background along with being an actor.
Ken Jeong, M.D., sometimes referred to as “Dr. Ken,” is an American comedian, actor, and physician. He is known for incorporating his medical knowledge into his comedy.
Jeong is the son of Korean immigrants. His father, DK Jeong, was a professor at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC for 35 years.
He attended Walter Hines Page High School, in Greensboro North Carolina, where he took part in the High IQ team, played violin in the orchestra and was elected to student council. He graduated at 16 and his achievements earned him Greensboroâ€™s Youth of the Year award.
He completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University and attained his medical degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans while developing his stand-up comedy. His big break then came when he won the Big Easy Laff-Off, of which NBC president Brandon Tartikoff and Improv founder Budd Friedman were judges. They both urged Jeong to move to Los Angeles, and he began performing regularly at the Improv and Laugh Factory comedy clubs.
Jeong’s background in theater and improv has led to several television appearances, including NBC’s The Office, HBO’s Entourage and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Jeong made his feature film debut in Knocked Up in 2007, re-teamed with Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen from Pineapple Express. He also appeared in Role Models starring Paul Rudd. He recently completed filming All About Steve starring Sandra Bullock, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard starring Jeremy Piven, and The Hangover directed by Todd Phillips.