Jung Chan-sung, known by his stage name Korean Zombie, is a professional South Korean mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently competing in the UFC’s male Featherweight division. He is a professional competitor since 2007 and has formerly fought for the Pancrase, WEC, DEEP, and World Victory Road. His name “Korean Zombie” came from his zombie-like behavior to continue to move forward and fight aggressively.
|Birth Name||Chan Sung Jung|
|Birth Date||17 March 1987|
|Birthplace||Pohang-si, South Korea|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Children||Two daughters and a son|
|Net Worth||$800 Thousand|
Korean Zombie Net Worth: $800 Thousand
Chan signed with UFC in 2011 and won many games to the date. He faced Renato Moicano on 22 June 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 12 and won the battle through technical knockout in 58 seconds of the first round. In 2018, he was expected to face Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 139, but Frankie was pulled from the bout due to an injury and was replaced by Yair Rodriguez. Chan lost the fight through knockout in the final seconds of the fifth round.
Zombie faced Dennis Bermudez on 4 February 2017, at UFC Fight Night 104 and won the fight by knockout in the first round. On 21 December 2019, he faced Frankie Edgar, initially meant to bout Brian Ortega, and won the match via TKO in the first round.
Zombie has earned cash prizes worth of hundreds of thousands of dollars after winning several fights. As of June 2020, his net worth is estimated at $800 Thousand.
Korean Zombie Wife: Park Sun-young
Chan is happily married to his wife, Park Sun-young. The two exchanged wedding vows in 2014. Since then, their married life has been filled with lots of happiness and surprises to the fighter.
Chan and his wife are doting parents to three kids; two daughters Jung Eun-seo and Jung Min-seo, and a son. Their son was born on 30 July 2018.
Korean Zombie Wiki – Bio: Age, Height & Weight
Chan Sung Jung was born in the year 1987 in Pohang, South Korea. He celebrates his birthday on 17 March, which makes his age 33. He is the only child of his parents. His parents were incredibly busy working, so he lived with a neighboring family until the age of eight.
Chan moved to Namyangju, a satellite city of Seoul when he was a teenager. His classmates used to bully him, so he was involved in many fights. When his aunt could no longer stand to see, she took him to a nearby Hapkido gym at the age of 14.
Zombie got trained in kickboxing until his junior year of high school. He graduated from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology.
Zombie has a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches. His body weighs 66 kg.