Jennie Nguyen Biography
Jennie Nguyen is a Vietnamese-born American reality television personality. She is famously known for starring in the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City from its second season. Her fellow castmate Jen describes her as a “firecracker”
Jennie Nguyen Age
Nguyen is 45 years old as of 2021. She was born in June 1976 in Vietnam. When she came to the United States, her father lowered her age to five years so that she could join kindergarten.
Jennie Nguyen Height
Nguyen stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jennie Nguyen Parents, Family, Background
Nguyen was born in Vietnam. When she was seven years old, her family immigrated to the United States for safety. She narrated her journey to the United States as traumatizing;
“When I was very little, my family escaped Vietnam because if you stayed there, you were pretty much dead,” she explained. “What you guys see in Afghanistan is exactly what was happening back then to us, and watching that on TV, I have PTSD even now.
Pretty much we had to escape on this tiny fishing boat and we were in the ocean for a very long time, and then we got captured by the Thai pirates. They gathered us on the ship and then dropped us off at the Thai refugee camp. They actually sunk the boat so we have nowhere else to go.
Her family lived at the Thai refugee camp for several years surviving on sponsors and donors. They were sponsored by a Christian church which was in Long Beach, Calif where she grew up. While there, she tried to adapt to the American culture and learn English.
Jennie Nguyen Husband
Nguyen is married to her husband Duy. They met through Duy’s sister on a blind date. They dated for seven and a half years before they got married. Jennie and Duy have three children together.
On the show, Jennie reveals that her husband has been wanting more children for the longest time but she is not into the idea. Her husband even suggested a sister’s wife carry their baby but she won’t give in.
Jennie Nguyen Salt Lake City
Nguyen joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City in 2021 its second season. She decided to join the show after she had sold her medispa and was now a stay-at-home mom. She had previously watched the show and loved and loved the ladies there.
How did she join RHWSLC?
Jennie is Lisa Barlow’s friend. They met through their sons who study in the same school. She was happy to finally join the show and meet the other cast members.
“I tried to click with all the ladies because they’re so different in so many ways, so I feel like I clicked with almost all of them,” she dished of making friendships with the women. “After we’re filming, we had such a really great relationship. I feel like we all get along just great.”
Jennie Nguyen Job
Nguyen is a businesswoman. She used to own a medispa which she sold to take care of her children. She is also a Youtuber where she shares food content. Jennie has posted videos on how to make Vietnamese coffee, “shaking beef,” and avocado shakes among others.
Jennie Nguyen Net Worth
Nguyen has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Nguyen Short Bio
- Full name: Jennie Nguyen
- Age: 45 years old
- Date of Birth: June 1976
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: To be updated
- Siblings: To be updated
- Husband: Duy
- Children: Three
- Occupation: Reality Television Star
- Net Worth: $3 million