Jun Ji Hyun’s Profile: Jun Ji Hyun Facts and Ideal Type

Jun Ji Hyun (전지현) is an actress under Culture Depot Co. LTD. She is best known for her roles in My Sassy Girl (2001),  My Love From the Star (2013), and Legend of the Blue Sea (2015)

Korean Name: Jun Ji Hyun (전지현)
Birth Name: Wang Ji Hyun (왕지현)
Stage Name:  Gianna Jun
Birthdate: October 30th, 1981
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 52 kg (115 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Official Website:  giannajun.com

Jun Ji Hyun Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has a brother.
– Her favorite color is white.
– She is a Buddhist.
– Her nicknames are Gianna, Queen Ji Hyun, CF Queen, Food Girl
– Education: Unbuk Elementary School, Unju Middle School, Dongguk University (Mass Communication & Performance)
– When she was a child it was her dream to become a flight attendant, but at the age of 16, she was discovered by a fashion editor.
– She began her career as a model for “Ecole Magazine” in 1997 as Jun Ji Hyun.
– Jun Ji Hyun’s success skyrocketed in the year 2001 when she starred in “My Sassy Girl”, which was based on a popular internet serial “Yupki Girl”.
– She married Korean businessman Choi Joon Hyuk on April 13, 2012. Their wedding took place at The Shilla Hotel in Jangchung-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
– Her husband is the grandson of a famous hanbok designer Lee Young Hee and the son of fashion designer Lee Jung Woo..
– Jun Ji Hyun was pregnant when she filmed the movie “Assassination”.
– After “The Thieves”, “Assassination” is her 2nd movie which brought over 10 million viewers.
– She became one of the best paid South Korean actresses, with about 100 million won (approx. 83,500 USD) pay per episode.
– She gave birth to her first child, a boy, on February 10th, 2016.
– In June 2017, it was announced that Jun Ji Hyun is pregnant with her second child.
– Jun Ji-Hyun’s ideal type: “I think love should be based on feeling. As long as the feeling is right, I’ll go with it regardless of the guy’s traits or qualities.”

Jun Ji Hyun Drama Series
Steal My Heart (내 마음을 뺏어봐) | SBS / as Ga Yeong (1999)
Happy Together
(해피 투게더) | SBS / as Seo Eun Joo (1999)
My Love From the Star (별에서 온 그대) | SBS / as Cheon Song Yi (2013)
The Legend of the Blue Sea (푸른 바다의 전설) | SBS / as Sim Chung (2015)
Kingdom: Season 2 (킹덤 시즌 2) | Netflix / as Ashin [ep. 6] (2020)
Cliffhanger (지리산) | tvN, iQiyi / as Seo Yi Kang (2021)

Jun Ji Hyun Movies
White Valentine (화이트 발렌타인) as Jeong Min (1999)
Il Mare (시월애) as Kim Eun Ju (2000)
My Sassy Girl (엽기적인 그녀) as The Girl (2001)
 A Table for Four (4인용 식탁) as Jeong Yeon (2003)
Windstruck (내 여자친구를 소개합니다) as Yeo Kyung Jin(2004)
Daisy (데이지) as Hye Young(2006)
A Man Who Was Superman (슈퍼맨이었던 사나이) as Song Soo Jung (2008)
Blood: The Last Vampire (ラスト・ブラッド) as Saya (2008)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (雪花与秘扇) as Sophia “Snow Flower” (2011)
The Thieves (도둑들) as Yenicall (2012)
The Berlin File (베를린) as Ryun Jung-Hee (2013)
Assassination (암살) as Ahn Ok Yoon (2015)

Jun Ji Hyun Awards
2014 SBS Drama Awards | Grand Prize (My Love From the Star)
2014 SBS Drama Awards | Best Actor or Actress Selected by Directors (My Love From the Star)
2014 SBS Drama Awards | Best Couple Award (My Love From the Star)
2014 (50th) PaekSang Arts Awards | Grand Prize (Daesang)
2014 (50th) PaekSang Arts Awards | Best Style (N/A)

(Special thanks to: CHH)

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