All About Sam Hammington’s Wife, Jeong Yoo-mi (Profile, Facts, Marriage, and Controversy)

Details About Sam Hammington Wife, Jeong Yoo-mi

Who does not know Sam Hammington? He is a famous comedian in South Korea. He is from New Zealand, but born in Australia, primarily active in South Korea. He was born on July 31st, 1977. Sam hosted the radio show Drivetime with Annabelle Ambrose from 2008 to 2012. He also was a cast member of the popular reality-military show Real Men.

Nowadays, Sam Hammington significantly increased his popularity by appearing in the variety program The Return of Superman with his children. As he is getting more popular, the public also wondered and wanted to know about his personal life and family, especially about his wife.

In this article, Channel-Korea will explain everything about Sam Hammington’s wife, Jeong Yoo-mi, their appearance on The Return of Superman, daily life, Bentley operation process, interaction with William, etc. So, stay tuned!

Full Profile of Jeong Yoo-mi

Sam Hammington’s wife’s name is Jeong Yu-mi. She was born in 1975. In October 2013, Sam Hammington married Korean Jeong Yu-mi. They had two wedding ceremonies, a traditional Korean one in Korea on October 19th, 2013, and another one in his home country, Australia, at the Melbourne Zoo on October 26th, 2013. The couple have two sons, William Bruce Hammington who was born on July 12th, 2016, and Bentley Hammington who was born on November 8th, 2017.

Jeong Yu-mi’s facts

  • Jeong Yu-mi first met Sam Hammington in 1999. She was at a restaurant in Itaewon with her older sister when she first met him. He was at the next table with his friend.
  • Her first impression, when she saw him, was that he looked cute.
  • She could not speak English, but she tried to talk to him.
  • The first words she said were, “Where are you from?”
  • But Sam answered her in Korean and said, “Guess.”
  • She was surprised and said that he was from the United Kingdom because he had that vibe.
  • Yu-mi thought that Sam was very handsome.
  • He was an exchange student at that time and was taking lectures at the university when they first met.
  • At first, he was lying about his age and said that he was six years older
  • Actually, Yu-mi is two years older than him.
  • Yu-mi is a cupcake store owner named “Sugar Daddy” In Itaewon.
  • She was 39 years old when she married Sam Hammington.

First Public Appearance of Jeong Yoo-mi

Sam Hammington’s beautiful wife, Jeong Yu-mi first appeared in the public on the talk show Happy Together season 3 that aired on August 14th, 2014. She appeared as one of the two secrets guests who joined in the storytelling in the Happy Together Combi Special episode.

Jeong Yu-mi went to the filming of the KBS2tv‘s variety program Happy Together to show support to her husband. Her appearance was a pleasant surprise where her visual is very beautiful and not much different from an actress. During the show, she talked about how she first met her husband, what her husband is like behind the scenes and also revealed that Sam talks a lot about fellow Real Men cast members. 

Jeong Yoo-mi’s Appearance on KBS’ Return of Superman

On October 30th, 2016, Sam Hammington joined the KBS variety show The Return of Superman with his baby son William Hammington. His son, William was born on July 12th, 2016, and was around 100 days old when he first appeared on the show.

In the variety show, Sam’s wife, Yu-mi also appeared several times. In his first episode of The Return of Superman, Sam Hammington watches soccer with his son and gets scolded by his wife, who tells him, “What are you doing? I told you to take care of the baby.”

Sam Hammington then put on hip-hop and spoiled himself in small dancing sessions. He looked to be having fun, but like many new fathers on the show, he started to worry when his wife started preparing to go on vacation.

In one episode of The Return of Superman titled “The Greatest Gift Of My Life,” Sam Hammington revealed that his wife was pregnant and his family went to the hospital. During the episode, Sam and William were able to see his younger brother through a sonogram for the first time. William was completely focused on watching his younger sibling, and Sam Hammington cried tears of joy. Sam also showed appreciation and love by preparing a bouquet of flowers for his beloved wife who was three months pregnant at that time.

Giving Birth to Bentley

On the episode of The Return of Superman that aired on January 7th, 2018, William Hammington’s little brother, Bentley Hammington was revealed to the public for the first time. During the episode, Sam Hammington and his beloved wife, Jeong Yu-mi recalled their memory about William’s birth as the family went to the hospital to give birth to their second child.

Sam and Yu-mi revealed that they tried really hard for the first pregnancy. Yu-mi was finally able to conceive William after many attempts, including two attempts at intrauterine insemination and one attempt at in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Fortunately, William was conceived and later born through cesarean section. When she was giving birth to William, the doctors kept saying it was almost over, but baby William did not want to come out. She then jokingly asked William, “You didn’t want to come out, right?”

And for the second pregnancy, the couple explained that they only went through one attempt at IVF. Yu-mi said that she was pregnant with the second child immediately after giving birth to William and it was unbelievable. Sam revealed his thoughts and said that he has many emotions. His wife went through a lot so far. She has taken responsibility for the child for 38 weeks and six days, so it’s now his turn to take on the responsibility for the rest of their lives.

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