Meet the family of Netflix’s Blown Away Minhi England. In this piece, we will unfold details regarding the father, mother, and siblings. So keep scrolling down to learn more about her family.
Who Are Blown Away Minhi England Family Members?
Before the marriage of Blown Away contestant Minhi England, the glass artist was recognized as Minhi Winkempleck. Her parents Kenneth Winkempleck and Hyang Winkempleck are from who she got her last name. They welcomed her into the world in 1988 which makes her 33 years old and the youngest child.
Minhi England went on Netflix’s Blown Away because her husband Jesse made him do that. Apparently, it was Jesse’s last request for Minhi to go on reality tv.
Speaking of her game plan, Minhi says she likes to pretend she’s not very competitive and loves being underestimated as it makes her work harder.
Hyping the show on social media just around the premiere, Minhi wrote about it all. She seemed excited to share the screen with some of the glass world’s heaviest hitters, all competing for the title, Best In Glass.
Minhi and nine other glass artists came to North America’s largest hot shop to push themselves to their creative limits for Blown Away. In each episode, the glassblowers must impress the Evaluators or risk being eliminated. And when they win a stake, it is a life-changing prize that will send their careers to new heights.
Minhi England is a glass memorial artist who as per LinkedIn has been working as an intermediate glassblowing instructor at Pratt Fine Arts Center since March 2019. At the same time, Minhi also continued overseeing product development and design at Artful Ashes since January 2016.
Speaking of her education, Minhi studied Regents Diploma at Carthage Central High School from 2002 through 2006. Then, for the next four years, she studied BFA in Glassblowing, Metal Casting, and Art History at Alfred University.
She belongs to a family of five that includes her two siblings. Learn more about them below.
Meet Minhi England Father, Kenneth Winkempleck
Kenneth Winkempleck is the father of Minhi England. Currently age 59, Kenneth Winkempleck was born in 1963. Ken is the son of Harvey “Gene” Winkempleck and Barbara Kant. They married on 10 June 1958 in Omaha, NE.
Kenneth’s father, Harvey attended school in Pierce, OK, and then moved to Porterville, California, with his family. Harvey was a 1954 graduate of Porterville High School. In 1955, he joined the United States Navy where he served for two years in San Diego and Guam. Following his discharge, Seaman Winkempleck returned to the Omaha, NE area.
After returning from the service, Gene was employed by Armour Co. in Omaha. He transferred to the Dial Company in Fort Madison, IA in 1978. At that time, Gene moved his family to Argyle, IA, where they lived for ten years before moving to Keokuk, IA. Gene worked for the Armour-Dial Company for 40 years, retiring in 1995.
Sadly, Harvey died on 14 November 2008 at the age of 75. He was born on 30 June 933 in Booneville, AR to Harvey and Kathryn Huffstetler Winkempleck.
Besides Kenneth, Harvey’s two daughters also survived him. They are Gale Slemmer and Janet Winkempleck both of Burlington, IA.
Talking about Kenneth’s job, he served in the U.S. Army and was in active service in Afghanistan.
Meet Minhi England Mother, Hyang Winkempleck
Hyang “Mimi” Winkempleck (nee Park) is the mother of Minhi England. Hyang is of Korean descent. She was born on 18 October 1960 which makes her 61 years old in 2021.
Does Minhi England Have Siblings?
Yes, Minhi England has two brothers; Joshua and Philip Winkempleck.
Born on 15 September 1985, Joshua is 36 years old as of July 2022. Back in August 2021, he made the headline in local news after threatening several law enforcement officers with claw hammers. Police said that they were investigating a domestic incident Joshua Winkempleck allegedly threatened to hit the officers with the two hammers.
He faced five charges second-degree menacing, aggravated family offense, third-degree illegal possession of a firearm, second-degree unlawful confinement, and a fifth charge of menacing a police officer. Joshua was charged in Rutland Town Court and given a $10,000 bail before being booked into Jefferson County Jail.
Three months before that in May 2021, Joshua reportedly trespassed at a town of Wilna home. At the time, authorities charged him with second-degree criminal trespass.
In June 2021, Mnhi’s second brother Philip was arrested for allegedly cutting power for some residents in the village early Tuesday morning. He was accused of breaking into the National Grid substation off of West Street and causing damage, which resulted in a loss of power for some people in the community.
Philip entered the substation by either climbing the fence or crawling under it, claims Carthage Police, Chief Reginald Huber. He claims Philip pulled wires and flipped switches about 4:30 in the morning, causing the damage. The suspect allegedly attempted to ignite a box of paper towels, according to the chief.
Philip was charged with third-degree burglary, first-degree criminal tampering, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and fifth-degree arson.
Philip was arraigned on the charges and ordered held in the Jefferson County Jail on $750 bail.
A year younger than Joshua, he is currently 35 years old.
Where Do Minhi England Family Members Reside?
All family members of Minhi England live in Carthage, New York.
Are Minhi England Family Members On Instagram?
No, they are not on Instagram. However, her mother is on Facebook (@hyang.winkempleck) and (@Hyang)
What Is Minhi England Ethnicity?
Minhi England is of mixed ethnicity. She is half Korean-American from her mother’s side.