Jun Ji Hyun Biography

Published On Dec 21, 2015
Facts of Jun Ji Hyun
Date of Birth: 1981 , October-30
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Song Hye-kyo
Birth Name Jeon Hae-rim
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Dalseo District, Daegu
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Fox News, WNYW-TV
Net Worth 6,000,000,000 KRW
Body Measurements 37-25-35
Weight in KG 48 KG
Married Not Yet
Married to Doug Barrett (m. 2009)
Children No
Divorce No
Education Dankook University
Awards PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television
Siblings Jeon Tae-su
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Boyfriend N/A
Movies Full House
TV Show Descendants of the Sun
Religion Roman Catholic
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
Father Yoon-bok Jeon
Mother Yeon-soon Son
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On 13th of April 2012, Jun got married to Choi Joon-hyuk. Choi Joon-hyuk is the banker in South Korea and is the son of fashion designer Lee Jung-woo. As a loving spouse they are about to welcome their first child together in 2016. There is not information about her extra affairs.

Jun Ji Hyun is one of the renowned actresses in South Korea but her childhood dream was different than acting. She dreamed of being a flight attendant but after being discovered by a fashion editor, she began modeling. In 1997, she appeared on the cover of Ecole Magazine. That year she also appeared in the television show, The Season of Puberty. She played her first feature movie in 1999 movie, White Valentine and kissed the pinnacle of her success after she appeared in the movie, My Sassy Girl. Her net worth is expected to be high.

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Born in Seoul, South Korea

October 30 , 1981

Born as Wang Ji-Hyun in Seoul, South Korea to Muk Chang-ae and Wang Jung-Chuck, Jun was raised in the Buddhist family. She is South Korean national and is of Korean ethnicity. She is five feet and eight inch tall. 

Began her modeling career

1997

Jun Ji Hyun is one of the renowned actresses in South Korea but her childhood dream was different than acting. She dreamed of being a flight attendant but after being discovered by a fashion editor, she began modeling. In 1997, she appeared on the cover of Ecole Magazine. 

Began her acting career

1997

She began modeling since 1997 and the same year she also appeared in the television show, The Season of Puberty. She also played several TV commercials. In 1998, she hosted the show, Inkigayo (Popular Music).

First feature film, White Valentine

1999

She played her first feature movie in 1999 movie, White Valentine and kissed the pinnacle of her success after she appeared in the movie, My Sassy Girl. She is also known for her role in the movie, A Man Who Was Superman.

Married to Choi Joon-hyuk

April 13 , 2012

On 13th of April 2012, Jun got married to Choi Joon-hyuk. Choi Joon-hyuk is the banker in South Korea and is the son of fashion designer Lee Jung-woo. There is no any information about her extra affairs.

Expecting her first child

2015

After being married with banker Choi Joon-hyuk for about two years, she revealed that she is pregnant with her first and she is about to welcome her first child together in 2016. In July 2015, she was 10 weeks pregnant.

Won SBS Drama Awards

1999

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. She won this award for the first time in 1999 and that was for New Star Award.

Won 35th Baeksang Arts Awards

1999

Till now, she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 1999, she got her first major award nomination and that was in 35th Baeksang Arts Awards. She won this award for Best New Actress.

Won 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Fest

2013

In 2013, she got nominated in 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival for her role in the movies The Thieves and The Berlin File. She was also honored with this award for Producer’s Choice Award. She also got nominated in several other awards that year.