Ellen Chung biography: 13 things about Jonathan Gerrish’s wife, UC Berkeley alum

Ellen Chung, Jonathan Gerrish
Ellen Chung, Jonathan Gerrish

Ellen Chung was an Asian-American woman married to a British man named Jonathan Gerrish. They had one daughter.

Chung grew up in California, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:



  1. She was originally from Orange, California. (a)
  2. She and Gerrish lived in San Francisco, California, United States. They had an Aussie-Akita mix dog named Oski. Aside from Orange and San Francisco, she also lived in other parts of California including Mariposa. (b)(c)
  3. She and Gerrish were experienced hikers, according to their friend and Mariposa neighbor Steven Jeffe. (b)
  4. She practiced yoga and taught Hatha and Prenatal yoga classes. (a)(b)(d)
  5. In 2012, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California. (a)(e)
  6. In 2015, she visited Spain and England. (d)
  7. In 2016, she visited Colombia and Iceland. (d)
  8. In 2017, she visited and Gerrish visited Indonesia and the Netherlands. (d)
  9. In 2018, she visited Bhutan. In the same year, she and Gerrish visited Portugal and attended a wedding in India. (d)
  10. In the spring of 2020, she and Gerrish moved from San Francisco to Mariposa while she was pregnant. (c)
  11. On August 4, 2020, she gave birth to Aurelia Miju Chung-Gerrish nicknamed Miju. While taking care of Miju, she was earning her master’s degree in counseling psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. (b)(e)
  12. At 11:00 p.m. on August 16, 2021, she, Jonathan and Miju were reported missing. On August 17, 2021, the three and Oski were found dead near Devil Gulch, which is part of Sierra National Forest in California. (b)
  13. She died at the age of 30. Jonathan was 45. (b)


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