Song Hye Kyo Biography

Updated On Aug 07, 2018 Published On Dec 21, 2015
Facts of Song Hye Kyo
Date of Birth: 1981 , November-22
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Song Hye-kyo
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Dalseo District, Daegu
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 48 KG
Affair with Lee Byung-hun, Hyun Bin
Married Yes
Married to Song Joon-Ki (m.2017)
Awards PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television
Movies Full House
TV Show Descendants of the Sun
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Winner of SBS Drama Awards, Song Hye Kyo is one of the renowned actresses in South Korea. Also, a figure skater Song Hye gave up her skating career to pursue her acting career is known for her work in Autumn in My Heart (2000), All In (2003), Full House (2004), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013) and Descendants of the Sun(2016).

Born as Song Hye-Kyo in Dalseo District, Daegu, South Korea to South Korean parents, Song was raised in a Roman Catholic family to Song Dae-seob. Though Song was born on the 22nd of November 1981, her birth was registered on 26th of February, 1982.

Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, she is an Asian actress from South Korea.

An avid figure skater at a young age, Song began acting in 1996. She made her acting debut in the television series, First Love.

She also appeared in several music videos. However, it took a long time to finally break her first movie role. She played her debut movie role in 2005 movie, My Girl and I. She also starred in the movies like Hwang Jin Yi (2007), The Grandmaster (2013), My Brilliant Life(2014) and The Queens (2015).

Having appeared in the TV series like Autumn in My Heart (2000), All In (2003), Full House (2004) and That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), Song in 2016, appeared in the comedy series Descendants of the Sun and won Daesang (Grand Prize), the highest award at the 2016 KBS Drama Awards along with her co-star, Song Joong-ki.

Talking about her personal life, Song Hye Kyo is a married woman. She married her co-star Song Joong-Ki on n October 31, 2017, at Youngbingwan, Hotel Shilla in Seoul, following their engagement on July 5, 2017. The couple reportedly started dating after meeting in the set of Descendants of the Sun in 2016.

The wedding was also attended by Lee Kwang-sooYoo Ah-in, and Park Bo-gum.

Regarding her past affairs, Son Hye-Kyo, in 2003, Song was seen having romantic love affairs with another South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun. They began dating when both co-stars were starring in All In. However, she broke up with her boyfriend within a year of their relationship.

In June 2009, Song confirmed that she was dating actor Hyun Bin. They also expressed their desire to get married, but they eventually broke up with the start of 2011.

The actress is 5 feet 3 inch tall, is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $20 million.

The 34-year-old actress currently lives in her personal Hyundai residential located in Samseong-dong which makes her the owner of two houses in a VIP area of Hyundai.

Song Hye Kyo

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Born in Dalseo District, Daegu

November 22 , 1981

Born as Song Hye-Kyo in Dalseo District, Daegu, South Korea to South Korean parents, Song was raised in Roman Catholic family. She is South Korean and is of Korean ethnicity. She is five feet and three inch tall. 

Her new birth date was registered

February 26 , 1982

Though Song was born on 22nd of November 1981, her birth was registered on 26th of February, 1982. She was sick after her birth and her parents thought that she will not survive but she did and they registered her new date of birth in 1982. 

Won SunKyung Smart Model Contest

1996

Song Hye Kyo was beautiful, creative and industrious since she was child. While she was in her high school, she took part in SunKyung Smart Model Contest and she won this competition. She then began modeling professionally.

Began her acting career

1996

An avid figure skater at a young age, Song began acting since 1996. She played her debut acting role on the television series, First Love. She also appeared in several music videos. She also appeared in two different television series in 1997. 

First feature film, My Girl and I

2005

Though she made her acting debut at an early age, it took a long time to finally break her first movie role. She played her first movie role in 2005 and that was in the movie, My Girl and I. Back in 2007, she also appeared in the movie, Hwang Jin Yi. 

Began dating Joint Lee Byung-hun

2003

In 2003, Song was seen having romantic love affairs with Lee Byung-hun. They began dating when they were starring in All In. Lee Byung-hun is also a famous South Korean actor. He is famous for his role in Security Area.

Broke up with Lee Byung-hun

2004

Though Song Hye Kyo and Lee Byung-hun were one of the sweetest couple in 2003, this love life didn't last that long and they finally broke up in 2004. This broke up lead her to media attestation.

Began dating Hyun Bin

2009

In June 2009, Song conformed that she is seeing Hyun Bin. Hyun Bin is also a South Korean actor. They also expressed their desire to be loving spouse soon but they subsequently broke up with the start of 2011.

Appeared in Autumn in My Heart

2000

Winner of SBS Drama Awards, Song Hye Kyo is one of the renowned actresses in South Korea. As an actress, she is popular for staring her role on the television series like Autumn in My Heart, All In, Full House and That Winter.

Won SBS Drama Awards

1998

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 has also been honored with this award several times. She won this award for the first time in 1998 and that was for Best New Actress in a Sitcom.

Won KBS Drama Awards

2000

In 2000, she got her first nomination in KBS Drama Awards. She was nominated in this award that year for her role on the television series, Autumn in My Heart and she also won this award that year for Photogenic Award and Popularity Award.

Won 2nd APAN Star Awards

2013

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 2013, she got nominated in 2nd APAN Star Awards for Top Excellence Award, Actress and Daesang (Grand Prize). She won this award from her later nomination.

Began Dating Song Joong Ki

2016

After meeting Song Joong-Ki in the set of Descendants of the Sun in 2016, Song Hye-Kyo began dating him.

Got engaged to Song Joong Ki

July 5 , 2017

Nearly after a year of dating, Song Hye Kyo and Song Joon Ki got engaged on July 5, 2017, and made the news publlic via their agents.

Got Married to Song Joong Ki

October 31 , 2017

Following their 3 months of engagement, Song Joong Ki and Song Hye-Kyo got married on October 31, 2017, at  at Youngbingwan, Hotel Shilla in Seoul. The wedding was attended by actors like  actors Lee Kwang-soo, Yoo Ah-in, and Park Bo-gum.

Current Net Worth

2018

Blessed with alluring beauty and successful acting career, Song Hye-Kyo has earned a huge amount of money. As of 2018, her net worth is $20 million.