Suzanne Whang, a multi-talented and multi-experienced Korean-American personality, was popularly known among the people as the long-lasting host of the series, “House Hunters” who hosted the show for nine long years. Whang was an American television host, actress, comedian, radio host, and producer who had been providing a great contribution to Hollywood for a long time.
Whang was also a minister, writer, author, and political activist as well. However, on September 17, 2019, Hollywood had a great loss as Whang passed away after battling with cancer for 13 long years. Whang was 56 when she took her last breathe even fighting for her life for more than a decade.
Who was Suzanne Whang? Cause of Death!
Suzanne Whang was a popular celebrity who had been active in several sectors including the political field and entertainment field for the past long years. Whang was best known for her performance as the host of the HGTV series, “House Hunters”.
Whang even wrote a book titled, “Suzanne Whang’s Guide to Happy” about her life experiences after she had completely recovered from stage 4 breast cancer.
Suzanne Whang’s Career
Whang made her first television debut through the FX network’s show, “Breakfast Time” as “Road Warrior” in 1990. Later she co-hosted the network’s, “Pet Department”. Whang also had a recurring role in NBC’s drama, “Las Vegas” as the spa manager, Polly Chae for four seasons.
Whang, being one of the best hosts, had been hosting the long term series, “House Hunters” since 1999 for nine long years until 2007 aired on Home and Garden Television. Whang made her breakthrough career after she did the show as she is known as the host of the show even after her death. Whang also starred as Divina, the maid in the Here TV sitcom, “From Here on OUT”.
Whang also made a guest appearance on “Criminal Minds” in an episode, “Poison” as a local TV reporter. She also appeared as Brenda Barret’s wedding planner on the TV series “General Hospital” in January 2011.
In November 2011, Whang became the cast member of a storytelling event, “Don’t Tell My Mother” where celebrities shared their true story they’d never want their mother to find out.
Throughout her career, Whang received awards and honors including the “Best Up & Coming Comedian Award” at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, the “Andy Kaufman Award”. Suzanne Whang had a well managed luxurious lifestyle as she had an estimated net worth of $5 Million.
Suzanne Whang Death: Cause of Death?
Suzanne Whang died on Tuesday evening, September 17, 2019, at her Los Angeles home at 7:20 P.M. after she battled against cancer for 13 long years. Whang had been diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago when she was 43 years back in 2006. Whang couldn’t fight more against cancer and left the world with all her good deeds.
Whang also had a tumor on her chest as she had shared an image of her bare chest which showed a large tumor at its center and a scar from her previous surgery. She even had dressed her tumor with red lips and googly eyes to make it more like a part of her body to not to be felt bad about.
Her husband, Jeff Vezain was alongside Whang at the time of her last breathe holding her hands. Jeff always had supported Whang in every sector even during her fight against cancer he encouraged her to deal with it with courage and determination.
Jeff even posted a Facebook post, “Whang always confronted the caner with courage, humor, determination, and optimism”.
Was Suzanne Whang Married? Husband!
Suzanne Whang was married twice throughout her entire life. Whang was previously married to Michael Free however, their relation couldn’t last long and they ended up their relation soo after.
Whang later got married to her long-time boyfriend, Jay Nickerson. Whang got married to Nickerson on October 19, 2013, at The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew in Manhattan. However, they got divorced in 2015.
Just before her death, she was in a love relationship with Jeff Vezain. Vezain is a musician from Ottawa, Illinois. Vezain and Whang dated for more than four years but they couldn’t get more time to spend together.
Whang had a total of two children from her marriages.
Suzanne Whang Biography
Suzanne Whang was born on September 28, 1962, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Whang belonged to Korean-American ethnicity. Whang was 56 when she died on September 17, 2019.
Whang is the daughter of Ben Whang and Young Bo Whang. Suzanne Whang was a beautiful looking lady who had a fair complexion with a bright smile on her smile. Whang had black hair and brown and small eyes. Whang had a height of 5ft. 4inch.(1.63m) and a bodyweight of 62kg.
Whang completed her education first from Yale University graduating with a B.A. in Psychology and later then he graduated from Brown University with an M.Sc. degree in Cognitive Psychology.
After graduating she went to Los Angeles in 1988 to start her show-business career.