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Jonathan Gerrish biography: 13 things about Ellen Chung’s husband, Snapchat software developer

Ellen Chung, Jonathan Gerrish
Ellen Chung, Jonathan Gerrish

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

Gerrish was a Snapchat employee. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. He was originally from Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He is Peter Gerrish‘s son. (a)(b)
  2. He and Chung lived in San Francisco, California, United States. They had an Aussie-Akita mix dog named Oski. (c)
  3. From 1994 to 1997, he attended Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (a)
  4. From August 1997 to December 1999, he worked for Lucent Technologies as a software engineer. (a)
  5. From 1999 to 2004, he studied computing for commerce and industry at The Open University in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. (a)
  6. From December 1999 to January 2000, he worked Logica UK as a software engineer. (a)
  7. From January 2001 to September 2004, he worked for Datalex as a software engineer. (a)
  8. From October 2004 to February 2006, he worked for Paperless Chile as a software engineer. (a)
  9. In April 2006, he joined Google as a software engineer and worked for its offices in London and in San Francisco. He later joined Snapchat as a software developer. (a)(b)
  10. In 2018, he and Chung attended a wedding in India. (d)
  11. On August 4, 2020, Chung gave birth to their daughter Aurelia Miju Chung-Gerrish nicknamed Miju. (c)
  12. At 11:00 p.m. on August 16, 2021, he, Chung 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. (c)
  13. He died at the age of 45. Chung was 30. (c)


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