Han Hyo Joo is a South Korean actress and model, who has just performed in the sci-fi action thriller Illang: The Wolf Brigade. Popular in Asia for her role in the TV drama series like Brilliant Legacy and Dong Yi, Joo is not only famed for her fabulous acting and career success but also known for s number of controversial issues with her past affairs.
She has worked with actors like Moon Chae-Won, Ji Jin-hee, Lee So-Yeon, and Kang Dong-won.
Han Hyo Joo's Early Life, Bio, and Education
Joo was born in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea on February 22, 1987, and was raised in a middle-class family. Her father was an air force officer while her mother was an inspector for public schools and former elementary school teacher.
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Han Hyo Joo's Career
Han Hyo Joo was once interested in sports but later she developed more interest in acting and then she joined Dongguk University in theater and film department.
After being discovered at a teenage beauty pageant in 2003, she began acting and she finally made her acting debut on the television series Nonstop 5. Her outstanding performance led her to feature in My Boss, My Teacher. She then also revealed her desire to play alongside Jackie Chan.
Moreover, Han Hyo Joo has also been cast in several music videos such as I love You, Don’t You Know, etc. and also appeared in a variety of shows like Love Letter, Star N The City, and Running man.
Han Hyo Joo has earned numerous awards in her acting career which includes MBC Drama Awards, Korea Film Actors’ Association Awards, SBS Drama Awards, KBS Drama Awards, etc. In 2018, she starred in a thriller Golden Slumber alongside Kang Dong-won.
Han Hyo Joo's Net Worth
Han Hyo Joo has earned wide recognition and a mouthwatering amount of money from her acting, and modeling career as well as from the music videos. Reportedly, she earned $83,000 per episode from W which also earned her Top Excellence award at the 5th APAN Star Awards and MBC Drama Awards.
Once the goodwill ambassador for the Republic of Korea Air Force, Han Hyo Joo is estimated to own net worth of around $3 Million as of 2018.
Han Hyo Joo's Personal Life
Moving towards her personal life, Han Hyo Joo has kept her relationship issues low. Though, she is rumored to be dating her W co-star Lee Jong Suk, beyond the chemistry in the fantasy drama.
Moreover, Joo is also alleged to have hooked up with Bae Soo Bin and Lee Seung Gi. No reports of Hoo's marriage is out yet, nor the strong proof of her boyfriend is out.
Back in November 2013, Joo got into a controversy as her ex-manager attempted extortion as per Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office. He transferred 16 photos of Han and her mysterious ex-boyfriend from her digital camera to his mobile phone and threatened to publish the compromising photos.
Han's father paid him $8,985 ( ₩10 million) out of his $359,400 ( ₩400 million) demand.
Age, Body Statistics and Social Media Presence
- Age: Han Hyo Joo is 32 years old as of 2019.
- Birth Sign: Pisces
- Height: Han Hyo Joo is 5 feet 8 inches.
- Weight: Her body weight is around 48kg.
- Social Media Activity: Han Hyo Joo is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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