Jackie Chung’s real-life relationship standing could not be extra completely different than that of her character on “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” The actor, who portrays divorced writer and mom Laurel Park within the Amazon Prime Video sequence, is fortunately married to fellow actor Louis Ozawa. The pair go means again, identical to Stomach and the Fisher boys. Although Chung and Ozawa have stored most particulars about their romance below wraps, we do know that they met whereas taking pictures a New York College graduate quick movie and have been collectively for greater than a decade. “We did a screen test together,” Ozawa informed Forbes in 2020, including, “So basically the first time we met was on camera.”
The ability couple have starred in a number of different onscreen initiatives collectively since then, together with a 2008 quick titled “Tomorrow Arigato,” a 2015 drama known as “Someone Else,” and the 2019 indie movie “Coming Home Again.” Each have additionally added tons of different titles to their respective résumés via the years. Earlier than “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” Chung made visitor appearances on “Station 19,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Deadbeat,” whereas Ozawa was in Apple TV+’s “Pachinko,” has a recurring position within the Amazon Prime Video sequence “Hunters,” and simply made his debut in “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” this summer season.
Ozawa and Chung are supportive spouses, usually selling one another’s initiatives on social media. Earlier than “The Summer I Turned Pretty” season one premiered final 12 months, Ozawa shared a photograph from the present on Instagram, writing, “Can’t wait to see my partner in crime @anotherjackiechung crush it in @thesummeriturnedpretty. . . . Many more good things to come Jackie!” In the meantime, Chung posted an image of Ozawa goofing off on the “Hunters” premiere in 2020, captioning it, “The hubs rocking the green carpet.”
After they’re not attending premieres or filming new initiatives, Chung and Ozawa are at house with their two youngsters and honorary firstborn, an adopted pit bull combine named Atticus. The pup lately helped Chung debunk rumors about her age after Google falsely claimed that she’s 62. “Only one of us is in our 60’s,” the 44-year-old wrote alongside a selfie with Atticus. “Guess which one? Hint: he enjoys chasing squirrels, eating bubbles and sniffing butts.” Although their canine will get a number of face time on Chung and Ozawa’s social media pages, the dad and mom additionally provide occasional glimpses at their cute kiddos, who’re a number of years aside.
Earlier than “The Summer I Turned Pretty” season two involves an in depth, learn forward for a glimpse into Chung’s offscreen household life.