Suzanne Whang was an American actress, host, comedian, radio host, author, minister, writer, producer, and political activist. Many people recognize her for hosting the HGTV series House Hunters for nine years(1999 to 2007). In the 1990s, she debuted as a “Road Warrior” on the FX network’s two-hour morning show ‘Breakfast Time’ and also co-hosted the network’s Pet Department.
Sadly, she had to stop all her appearances on the screen when she passed on 17 September 2019, in her Los Angeles home. He died of cancer which she was battling through it for 13 years. Let us scroll over together to know more about his personal and professional life.
Caption: The late actress and host, Suzanne Whang.
Suzanne Whang: Bio, Family, Career
She was born on 28 September 1962 in Arlington, Virginia, the U.S. to South Korean-American parents. Regarding her education, she joined Yale University after completing her schooling. She received a B.A. in psychology and later she obtained an M.Sc. degree in cognitive psychology from Brown University.
She started her journey in the entertainment industry in the year 1990 through a minor role of student in the film ‘A Matter of Degrees’. Before she gained fame from hosting HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’ from 1999 to 2007. In 1994, she joined the FX Network where she became a host and debuted as a ‘Road Warrior’.
Her other television and film roles include The Chronicle, Strong Medicine, Still Standing, Cold Case, Boston Legal, Hell’s Kitchen, and For the People. In addition, she won the Best Up & Coming Comedian Award at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival in 2002. She received the award for her controversial alter ego character, Sung Hee Park. Whang also won the first annual Andy Kaufman Award at the 2004 New York Comedy Festival.
Suzanne Whang: Personal Life & Husband
She had married twice and divorced twice. She first married her ex-husband Michael Free. There are not many details about Michael as well as their marriage/divorce detail. However, their relationship didn’t last long, and divorced after a while.
Later, she remarried again with her boyfriend Jay Nickerson on 19 October 2013. Their wedding held at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew in Manhattan. This marriage of her’s also didn’t last long and resulted in a divorce in 2015. Additionally, she has two children from her previous marriage. Further, she was in a relationship with her partner Jeff Vezain.
Caption: Suzanne Whang and partner Jeff Vezain
Sadly, she died on 17 September 219 at her Los Angeles home. She has been battling breast cancer over the decade who diagnosed with the disease in 2006. Further, she has also shared a photograph of having a tumor on her chest and a scar from previous surgery. Additionally, her husband with whom she has shared a long-time relationship was beside her holding hands at the time of her death.
Suzanne Whang: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She had been making a good income from her career in the entertainment industry. Unfortunately, she passed away in 2019. However, she has a net worth estimated at around $5 million at the time of her demise. Through this huge amount, she had been living a luxurious life.
Suzanne Whang: Body Measurements
The actress had a slim body figure that stood to a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.60 meters and weighed around 62 Kg. There is no information on her body measurements of chest, waist, and hips respectively. She had black hair color with dark brown eyes color.