An actress with beauty and elegance to her, Son Eon-jin, better known as Son Ye-jin, is a South Korean actress popular for her role in The Classic. She has not allowed herself to be stereotyped and has shown her versatile ability in the different genres of roles.
Son has worked with various directors and actors in various movies and she has been one of the successful celebrities in the South Korean cinema. We are here to find out the level of success she has achieved over time and her net worth.
The Classic Actress' Rise to Fame: Career
Son Ye-jin was not always the leading lady in the movies. Her career start was through a supporting role in the film Secret Tears, which was released in 2000. Her leading roles prior to the big screens were through television dramas like Delicious Proposal, Sun-hee and Jin-hee, and Great Ambition.
Son's success in the cinema came through movies Lover's Concerto and The Classic. The Classic also ran in countries like Hong Kong and China which further helped solidify Son's career and helped her to achieve pan-Asia stardom. She would do both movies as well as TV shows keeping her appearance to the public consistent.
Asides from her early career success, she has also starred in movies like A Moment to Remember and April Snow both of which were a success. The former being successful in South Korea while the latter being a smash hit in Japan and China. She also earned the "Nation's First Love in Korea" title for her portrayals.
Son got rid of such typecasting with her roles in movies such as The Art of Seduction, Spotlight, Open City and Alone in Love. She showed her diversity through a variety of roles and was well received by the fans and critics alike.
Son is one of South Korea's most sought-after actress and with her acting skills, fans and audience could never get enough of her.
Unstoppable Achievements of Son
Since the start of her career, Son has been praised by the critics and fans alike for her performances. She has been winning titles and awards from the beginning of her career. She has a long list of awards under her belt. From her role in the movies Lover Concerto, she has won Korean Association of Film Critics Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards for Best New Actress.
Son also won the title of 39th Baeksang Arts Awards and 40th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress, as well as Popularity Awards. The list of awards that Son has won goes on and on.
Son's most recent awards are Asian Film Rewards for Best Actress in The Last Princess which she won in 2017. In 2017, she also won Baeksang Arts Awards and Chunsa Film Art Awards for Best Actress as her character portrayal of Kim Yeon-hong in the political thriller The Truth Beneath in which she starred alongside the late actor Kim Joo-hyuk.
How Much is The Actress' Net Worth?
Son Ye-jin is one of the successful celebrities in the South Korean Cinema industry with a number of awards in her name. It is no wonder as to why she is one of the most demanded actresses in South Korea. The net worth of this 36 years old actress is $20 million.
Son has been making box office hits one after another in South Korea. Her most recent movie, The Last Princess grossed $40.35 million worldwide which is a huge hit for the South Korean movie.
With all the money that she has, she invests in traveling the world. She has often been seen visiting various countries and exotic places for vacation as well.
Well, having been growing with a tremendous speed, Son is sure to gain more and more financial as well as professional success in the days to come.