Lee Young Ae Biography


Lee Young Ae

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Birth Name: Lee Young Ae
Date of birth:
Birth Country: South Korea
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   45 Years
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Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival and Cinemanila International Film Festival winner, Lee Young Ae is one of the renowned actresses from South Korea. As an actress, she is popular for starring her role on the drama series Dae Jang Geum and the crime thriller movie, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. Cute and adorable Lee was born as Lee Young-Ae in Seoul, South Korea to Yoon Taehwi and Lee Chung Seok. She is South Korean and is of Korean descent.

On 24th of August 2009, Lee got married to Jeong Ho-young. Jeong Ho-young is a reputed Korean-American businessman. Jeong is 20 years older than her. They got married in USA. She also dated him for few years as her boyfriend. In 2011, she welcomed twins a baby boy and girl. Besides this married life, she is not involved in extra marital affairs.

Lee has been active in acting since 1991. That year, she made her television appearance as a TV model and went on appearing in several TV ads and commercials. Finally in 1993, she appeared on the TV series How's Your Husband?. She made her movie debut in 1996 when she appeared in the movie, I will do it. However, she got her raise in fame only after she appeared in the drama series Jewel in the Palace. Her net worth is expected to be around $40 Million.

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Born in Seoul, South Korea

1971 31th of December

Cute and adorable Lee was born as Lee Young-Ae in Seoul, South Korea to Yoon Taehwi and Lee Chung Seok. She is South Korean and is of Korean descent. She is five feet and five inch tall and weights 48kg. 

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Began her acting career

1991

She was interested in acting since she was child. Lee has been active in acting since 1991. That year, she made her television appearance as a TV model and went on appearing in several TV ads and commercials.

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First television series, How's Your Husband?

1993

After appearing in several television commercials, she finally appeared on the television series in 1993. That year, she appeared on the TV series How's Your Husband?. In 1994, she appeared in Dash and then in 1995, she appeared on the series Asphalt Man.

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Won SBS Drama Awards

1994

SBS Drama Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the Korean film industry and this award is mainly awarded by the Seoul Broadcasting System. In 1994, she was honored with this award for the first time in her life and she won this trophy for Best New Actress.

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First feature film, I will do it

1996

She made her movie debut in 1996 when she appeared in the movie, I will do it. She played her second movie in 1999 film, First Kiss. In 2000, she starred the role of Maj. Sophie E. Jean in the movie Joint Security Area.

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Won MBC Drama Awards

1996

She has been nominated in MBC Drama Awards for three different times in her life and she has also been honored with this award thrice. She was honored with this award for the first time in 1996 for Outstanding Actress. In 2002, she won this award twice.

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Became NGO Goodwill Ambassador

1997

Cute and adorable Lee is not only an actress but the active socialist. She is also kind in heart. In 1997, she became the NGO Goodwill Ambassador and went to Ethiopia. In 2004, she also became a Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF.

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Appeared in Jewel in the Palace

2003

She has been acting since 1991; she got popular only after appearing in the Korean historical drama Dae Jang Geum. She got her raise in fame only after she appeared in the drama series Jewel in the Palace.

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Won Cinemanila International Film Festival

2006

In 2006, she got nominated in Grand Bell Awards, South Korea, Cinemanila International Film Festival and Baek Sang Art Awards. That year, she was honored from later two nominations. She won Cinemanila International Film Festival for International Competition.

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Married to Jeong Ho-young

2009 24th of December

On 24th of August 2009, Lee got married to Jeong Ho-young. Jeong Ho-young is a reputed Korean-American businessman. Jeong is 20 years older than her. They got married in USA. She also dated him for few years as her boyfriend.

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Gave birth to twins

2011 20th of December

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2011. After being married with love of her life, Jeong Ho-young, she gave birth to twins on 20th of February. That time, she welcomed a son and a daughter.

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