Suzanne Whang Wiki, Bio, Age, Divorce, Death, Tumor, Shows, Movies
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|Full Name:||Suzanne Whang|
|Birth Date:||September 28, 1962|
|Death Date:||September 17, 2019|
|Profession:||American television host, comedian, radio host, author, minister, writer, producer, and political activist|
|Divorce||Michael Free & Jay Nickerson|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Birth Place||Arlington, Virginia|
|Mother||Young Bo Whang|
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Suzanne Whang (28th September 1962 – 17th September 2019) was an American television host, comedian, radio host, author, minister, writer, producer, and political activist. She is best known for hosting the HGTV series House Hunters for 9 years, and for her recurring role as manicurist Polly Chae on Las Vegas for four seasons. Whang also starred as Divina the maid/ wannabe actress in the Here TV sitcom From Here on OUT.
Suzanne Whang: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Suzanne Whang was born on 28th September 1962 in Arlington, Virginia, the United States to Ben and Young Bo Whang. Her family was into navy engineering, and they used to migrate a lot. By nationality, she is an American and holds Korean-American ethnicity. Suzanne attended Yale University graduating with a B.A. in Psychology and later joined Brown University graduating with an M.Sc. degree in Cognitive Psychology.
As a graduate student, she conducted research with William H. Warren on visually guided action. Whang passed away on 17th September 2019 in Los Angeles, after a 13 year battle with cancer. She died at the age of 56. We don’t have accurate information about her siblings.
Suzanne Whang: Professional Career
Whang is a multi-talented actress, host, comedian with a famous personality. She started her career with hosting House Hunters for 9 years from 1999-2007 on Home and Garden Television and had a recurring role as Polly Chae the spa manager on NBC’ drama Las Vegas for four seasons. Suzanne also played the main role named Divina in the Here TV sitcom From Here on Out.
She made her television debut from the show“Road Warrior” of the 1990s and later co-hosted the network’s Pet Department. She was also an actress with supporting roles in TV movies and TV series, which includes: “General Hospital”, “Criminal Minds”, and “NYPD Blue”.
In 2002, Whang won the Best Up & Coming Comedian Award at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, for her controversial alter ego character, Sung Hee Park. Furthermore, Whang won the first annual Andy Kaufman Award at the 2004 New York Comedy Festival. Moreover, she made a guest appearance on Criminal Minds in the episode, “Poison” in a brief cameo as a local TV reporter.
Since January 2011, Whang had played Carol Cheng, Brenda Barett’s wedding planner and rumored to have involved with Franco, on the TV series General Hospital. In November 2011, Whang joined the cast of Don’t Tell My Mother, a monthly storytelling event in which celebrities share true stories they’d never want their mothers to know.
This talented woman had an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Suzanne Whang: Marriage
Suzanne married twice in her lifetime. After her first unsuccessful marriage with Michael Free, she married her longtime boyfriend, Jay Nickerson, at The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew in Manhattan on 19th October 2013. However, the couple separated in 2015. She had two kids from her marriage.
Before her death, Suzanne was in a relationship with a guy named Jeff Vezain, a musician from Ottawa, Illinois. The couple had been dating for more than four years. He must be going through a tough time after the death of Suzanne.
Suzanne Whang: Breast Cancer
Whang was suffering from breast cancer since 2006. She kept her fans updated with her health throughout her cancer injury. In February 2019, she posted a photo of her bare chest, revealing a large tumor between her breasts.
Suzanne posted, “Yep, that’s a photo of my chest,”. “I have 3 t-ts combined! Sheesh. I just wanted you to see what I’m dealing with. It’s much more aggressive than cancer I had in 2011, so I’ve had to increase my dosage of targeted immunotherapy, which is quite costly.”
In 2015, while in remission, Whang was interviewed by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health where she talked openly about her struggles with cancer and mental health.
The TV host died at her own home on 17th September 2019, Tuesday evening at 7:20 pm. In fact, she fought cancer every day after discovering it in 2006.