Han Hyo-joo Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More
Han Hyo-joo (Korean: ; born February 22, 1987) is a South Korean actress, model, and singer. She is best known for her leading roles in television series such as Heaven & Earth (2007), Iljimae (2008), Brilliant Legacy (2009), Dong Yi (2010), for which she won the coveted Best Actress award at the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards, W (2016), and Happiness (2021), as well as the films Masquerade (2012), Cold Eyes (2013), for which she won Best Actress at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, Love 911 (2012), The Beacon (2012), (2022).
Han Hyo-joo was born in the North Chungcheong Province of Cheongju. Her mother worked as an elementary school teacher before becoming a public school inspector, and her father was an air force officer. She excelled in sports as a child, particularly track and field. Despite her strict and conservative father's objections, she moved to Seoul in her sophomore year of high school and attended Bulgok High School. She then enrolled at Dongguk University, where she studied theatre and film.
Career s2003–2006: Beginnings
Han was discovered in 2003 at a teen beauty pageant organised by the food corporation Binggrae. Her acting career began with roles in the sitcom Nonstop 5 and the gangster comedy film My Boss, My Teacher. Han later rose to prominence as the lead in Spring Waltz, the fourth and final installment of Yoon Seok-"season ho's drama" series.
Han was cast as the lead in Lee Yoon-low-budget ki's independent film Ad-lib Night in 2006, which follows a young woman who rediscovers herself through an eerie overnight encounter with strangers. For her performance, she received Best New Actress awards from the Korean Association of Film Critics and the Singapore International Film Festival.
2007-2010: Breakthrough roles and international acclaim
Han rose to fame after appearing in two highly successful TV projects: KBS daily drama Heaven & Earth with Park Hae-jin in 2007, and SBS masked-adventure series Iljimae with Lee Joon-gi in 2008. Both dramas drew solid viewership ratings across the country during their runs, and Han became a household name. Following that, she was cast in Ride Away, an indie film that premiered at the 2008 Jeonju International Film Festival.
Han then worked on the Korean-Japanese telecinema co-production Heaven's Postman, which also starred TVXQ's Jaejoong (now JYJ). After several delays, it was released in theatres in late 2009 and broadcast on television in 2010.
Brilliant Legacy, in which Han costarred with Lee Seung-gi, became a massive hit in 2009, reaching a peak viewership rating of 47.1%. It propelled Han to stardom, and following the conclusion of the drama, she saw an increase in endorsement deals and media requests for interviews, as well as increased pan-Asian popularity. Later that year, Han completed her starring role in the KBS Joy musical drama Soul Special.
Han played the title character in MBC's 49th anniversary project Dong Yi in 2010. During its run, the series became a smash hit both in the United States and throughout Asia. Han received numerous acting accolades for her portrayal of Choi Suk-bin, including the Daesang (Grand Prize) award at the MBC Drama Awards and the coveted Best Actress award at the Baeksang Arts Awards.
Film roles from 2011 to 2015
In the 2011 melodrama film Always, Han played a blind telemarketer opposite So Ji-ex-boxer. sub's It premiered as the opening film of the 2011 Busan International Film Festival, directed by Song Il-gon. Han later provided voice narration for the "barrier-free" version of the Japanese film My Back Page, which includes descriptive audio and subtitles for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
In the 2012 blockbuster period film Masquerade, Han played the queen to Lee Byung-Gwanghae, hun's which became one of the highest-grossing Korean films of all time. She then followed it up with Love 911, a story about an unlikely romance between a doctor and a firefighter (Go Soo).
Han starred in Cold Eyes, a remake of the 2007 Hong Kong film Eye in the Sky, alongside Sol Kyung-gu and Jung Woo-sung in 2013. Following its release, the film dominated the box office and became one of the biggest domestic hits of 2013. Han won Best Actress at the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Best Actress at the Buil Film Awards for her performance.
Han and Love 911 co-star Go Soo reunited in 2014 for Myohyangsangwan ("View of Mount Myohyang"), which depicts a South Korean painter and a North Korean waitress meeting in a North Korean restaurant. Moon Kyung-won and Jeon Joon-ho collaborated on the short film, which combined a theatrical plot, experimental imagery, dance, and performance art.
She then entered the international market by starring in Isshin Inudo's Miracle: Debikuro-kun no Koi to Maho ("Miracle Devil Claus' Love and Magic"). The film is a love story about a kind bookstore employee (played by Masaki Aiba of J-pop boyband Arashi) who meets three women during the Christmas season.
Han appeared in the musical biopic C'est Si Bon in 2015, which depicted the ups and downs of the folk music group Twin Folio, which was active from the 1960s to the 1980s. C'est Si Bon, known for its live performances, was the name of a popular music lounge in Mugyo-dong in the 1970s, where Twin Folio got its start; Han was the group's muse. Following that was the romantic comedy film The Beauty Inside, in which Han's character falls in love with a man who transforms into different people every day.
Later that year, Han reunited with her co-stars from The Beauty Inside, Yoo Yeon-seok and Chun Woo-hee, for Love, Lies, a film that depicts the last story of gisaeng during the Japanese occupation in the 1940s.
2016–present: The return of television and the advancement of America
Han returned to the small screen in 2016 with MBC's fantasy suspense series W, co-starring Lee Jong-suk. Jung Dae-yoon, who previously directed She Was Pretty, and writer Song Jae-jung, whose previous works include Nine: Nine Time Travels and Queen Expectations were high for In-Man, hyun's as it marked Han's return to the small screen after a 6-year absence. For her performance in W, she received the Top Excellence award at the 5th APAN Star Awards and the MBC Drama Awards.
Han co-starred in the 2018 thriller Golden Slumber with Kang Dong-won. The following year, she reunited with Kang as the female lead in Illang: The Wolf Brigade, a sci-fi action thriller based on the Japanese animated film of the same name.
Han was confirmed as a main cast member of the American television series Treadstone, an offshoot of Universal's Bourne franchise, in 2019.
In 2020, Han was cast in Eiichiro Hasumi's Japanese action film Taiy wa Ugokanai ("The Sun Stands Still"). Based on the novel of the same name, Han plays an enigmatic spy who travels the world on adventures while concealing her true intentions.
In 2021, Han starred alongside Park Hyung-sik as a member of a counter-terrorist squad in the apocalyptic thriller drama Happiness. The drama, directed by Ahn Gil-Ho, depicted class discrimination, conflicting human desires, and the struggle for survival among a group of house-owners in a Korean apartment as a result of a mysterious virus outbreak that threatens the livelihood of the city's inhabitants.
Han will appear in The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure, the sequel to the 2014 blockbuster The Pirates, alongside Kang Ha-neul and Lee Kwang-soo in 2022. She portrays Hae-rang, the captain of the pirate ship. Her return to Korean cinema comes four years after Illang: The Wolf Brigade. Han made a cameo appearance in the film 20th Century Girl in October, playing the adult version of Kim Yoo-character. jung's
In his personal life, Han is trilingual, speaking Korean, English, and Japanese.
Han donated 50 million won to Asan Medical Center in May 2022, and he also donated 50 million won in 2021. It will be used to cover the costs of treatment, such as surgery, so that young patients do not miss out on treatment due to financial constraints.
Allegations of legal action
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office indicted Han's ex-manager from her former agency Fantom Entertainment for attempted extortion in November 2013. The ex-manager, Lee, allegedly illegally transferred 16 photos of Han and her ex-boyfriend from her digital camera to his mobile phone. Lee then threatened to publish the compromising photos unless he and his two accomplices were paid $400 million, which Han's father agreed to pay. Han's agency, BH Entertainment, said in a press release that the actress did not engage in any activities that merited public criticism and threatened "strong measures" to deal with blackmail.
The South Korean media reported in September 2014 that a petition was being circulated to boycott Han's appearance in TV commercials. The petition arose from Han's younger brother allegedly bullying another airman during their mandatory military service, which led to the latter's suicide. The bad publicity was exacerbated by Han's previous appointment as a goodwill ambassador for the Republic of Korea Air Force.
|2006||My Boss, My Teacher||투사부일체||Yoo Mi-jung|
|Ad-lib Night||아주 특별한 손님||Bo-kyung||Independent film|
|2008||Ride Away||달려라 자전거||Im Ha-jung|
|My Dear Enemy||멋진 하루||Woman at the bus stop / Voice on the phone||Cameo|
|2009||Heaven's Postman||천국의 우편배달부||Jo Hana / Saki||Tele Cinema (also aired on SBS)|
|2011||Always||오직 그대만||Ha Jeong-hwa|
|2012||Masquerade||광해, 왕이 된 남자||Queen Consort|
|Love 911||반창꼬||Go Mi-soo|
|2013||Cold Eyes||감시자들||Ha Yoon-ju|
|2014||Miracle: Devil Claus' Love and Magic||MIRACLE デビクロくんの恋と魔法||Tae So-yeon||Japanese film|
|View of Mount Myohyang||묘향상관||Oh Yeong-ran||Short film|
|2015||C'est Si Bon||쎄시봉||Min Ja-young|
|The Beauty Inside||뷰티 인사이드||Hong Yi-soo|
|2016||Love, Lies||해어화||Jung So-yul|
|2018||Golden Slumber||골든 슬럼버||Jeon Sun-young|
|Illang: The Wolf Brigade||인랑||Lee Yoon-hee|
|2021||The Sun Does Not Move||太陽は動かない||Ayako||Japanese film|
|2022||The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure||해적: 도깨비 깃발||Hae-rang|
|20th Century Girl||20세기 소녀||Adult Na Bo-ra||Special appearance; Netflix film|
|TBA||Believer 2||독전2||Keunkal||Netflix film|
|2005||Nonstop 5||논스톱 5||Han Hyo-joo||Episode 167, 183-257|
|2006||Spring Waltz||봄의 왈츠||Seo / Park Eun-young|
|2007||Heaven & Earth||하늘만큼 땅만큼||Suk Ji-soo|
|2009||Brilliant Legacy||찬란한 유산||Go Eun-sung|
|Soul Special||쏘울 스페셜||Jin Mi-ah||Short drama|
|2010||Dong Yi||동이||Dong-yi (later Choi Suk-bin)|
|2021||Dramaworld 2||드라마월드 시즌2||Park So-Yun||Cameo|
|TBA||Dominant Species||지배종||Yoon Ja-yu|
|2021||On Rent: House on Wheels||Cast Member||with the cast of The Pirates 2|
Music video appearances
|2004||"I Love You" (사랑해요)||Simply Sunday||I Love You|
|2005||"Just because you are in this world" (그대가 이 세상에 있는 것만으로도)||Position||Renaissance|
|"Paris"||Epik High||Swan Songs|
|"Farewell is" (이별은)||U||Farewell is...|
|2006||"One Love"||Loveholic||Spring Waltz OST|
|2009||"All men are like that" (남잔 다 그래)||Lee Woo-sang||One Fine Day|
|"Let's break up" (헤어져)||As One||Love Tonic|
|"wo are better" (둘이 더 좋아)||Rumble Fish||Soul Special OST|
|"Sudden Burst of Tears" (왈칵 눈물이)||Han Hyo-joo feat. Gan-D of buga kingz|
|"Unable To Love" (사랑한단 말을 못해서)(ver.1)||K.Will|
|2010||"Don't You Know"||Han Hyo-joo, No Reply||Han Hyo-joo with GMF 2010|
|"Popcorn" (팝콘) (GMF 2010 Lozik RMX)||Daybreak|
|2012||"Hide and Seek" (숨바꼭질)||Han Hyo-joo, Broccoli, You Too?||Hide and Seek|
|"It's the First Time" (처음이었어요)||2005||Nonstop 5 OST|
|"Ride Away" (달려라 자전거)||2008||Ride Away OST|
|"Sudden Burst of Tears" (왈칵 눈물이)|
(Han Hyo-joo feat. Gan-D of buga kingz)
|2009||Soul Special OST|
|"You" (CF Ver.)(그대)|
(Brown Eyed Soul feat. Han Hyo-joo)
|"Don't You Know"|
(Han Hyo-joo, No Reply)
|Han Hyo-joo with GMF 2010|
|"8 A.M." (아침 8시)|
(My-Q feat. Han Hyo-joo)
|"Oh Seoul"(오 서울)|
(M-Q feat. Han Hyo-joo)
|"Time for Love" (연애시대)|
(Lee Seung-gi feat. Ra.D)
(narr. Han Hyo-joo)
|Time for Love |
|"Hide and Seek" (숨바꼭질)|
(with Broccoli, You Too?)
|2012||Hide and Seek|
|"Let us forget" (이젠 잊기로 해요)||2015||C'est Si Bon OST|
|"I'll Give It All To You" (나 그대에게 모두 드리리)|
(with Jung Woo)
|"Love, Lies" (사랑 거즛말이)||2016||Love, Lies OST |
|"Spring lady" (봄 아가씨)|
(with Chun Woo-hee)
Awards and nominations
Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
|Award ceremony||Year||Category||Nominee / Work||Result|
|Andre Kim Best Star Awards||2009||Female Star Award||Han Hyo-joo||Won|
|APAN Star Awards||2016||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||W||Won|
|Best Couple Award||Han Hyo-joo with Lee Jong-suk||Nominated|
|Asian Film Awards||2014||Best Actress||Cold Eyes||Nominated|
|Baeksang Arts Awards||2010||Best Actress – Television||Brilliant Legacy||Nominated|
|Most Popular Actress – Television||Nominated|
|2013||Best Actress – Film||Love 911||Nominated|
|2016||The Beauty Inside||Nominated|
|Blue Dragon Film Awards||2013||Best Leading Actress||Cold Eyes||Won|
|2015||The Beauty Inside||Nominated|
|Blue Dragon Series Awards||2022||Best Leading Actress||Happiness||Nominated|
|Popular Star Award||Won|
|Buil Film Awards||2013||Best Actress||Cold Eyes||Won|
|2016||The Beauty Inside||Nominated|
|2018||Popular Star Award||Illang: The Wolf Brigade||Nominated|
|BIFF with Marie Claire Asia Star Awards||2016||Asia Star Award||Love, Lies, The Beauty Inside||Won|
|CETV Asia's Top 10 Popular Star Awards||2012||Hallyu Star Prize||Han Hyo-joo||Won|
|Grand Bell Awards||2016||Best Actress||The Beauty Inside||Nominated|
|Hong Kong Cable TV Awards||2011||Dong Yi||Won|
|KBS Drama Awards||2006||Best New Actress||Spring Waltz||Nominated|
|2007||Heaven & Earth||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award||Han Hyo-joo with Park Hae-jin|
Heaven & Earth
|Korean Association of Film Critics Awards||2006||Best New Actress||Ad-lib Night||Won|
|2013||Best Actress||Cold Eyes||Nominated|
|Korea Best Dressed Swan Awards||2007||Best Dressed||Han Hyo-joo||Won|
|Korea Drama Awards||2010||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Dong Yi||Won|
|Korean Film Actor's Association Awards||2015||Top Star Award||The Beauty Inside||Won|
|Korea Jewelry Awards||2008||Pearl Award||Han Hyo-joo||Won|
|Korea World Youth Film Festival||2013||Favorite Actress||Cold Eyes||Won|
|Max Movie Awards||2016||Best Actress||The Beauty Inside||Nominated|
|MBC Drama Awards||2010||Grand Prize (Daesang)||Dong Yi||Won|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress||Nominated|
|2016||Grand Prize (Daesang)||W||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Won|
|Best Couple Award||Han Hyo-joo with Lee Jong-suk|
|Miss Binggrae Smile Pageant||2003||Grand Prize||Han Hyo-joo||Won|
|Mnet 20's Choice Awards||2009||Hot Female Drama Star||Brilliant Legacy||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||2008||New Star Award||Iljimae||Won|
|2009||Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Planning Drama||Brilliant Legacy||Won|
|Top 10 Stars||Won|
|Best Couple Award||Han Hyo-joo with Lee Seung-gi|
|Seoul International Drama Awards||2010||Outstanding Korean Actress||Brilliant Legacy||Won|
|Singapore International Film Festival||2007||Best Actress||Ad-lib Night||Won|
Name of country, year given, and name of honor
|Country Or Organization||Year||Honor Or Award|
|Taxpayers' Day||2011||Presidential Commendation as Honest Taxpayer|
Name of publisher, year listed, name of listicle, and placement
|Forbes||2011||Korea Power Celebrity||36th|
Han Hyo-joo Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Wiki, Family 2023
|Date of Birth||22-Feb-1987|
|Age in 2023||36|
|Height||In Centimeters: 173 cm.|
In Meters: 1.73 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'8"
|Weight||In KG: Not known|
In Pound: Not known
|Marital Status||Yet to update|
Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Han Hyo-joo.
- What is the Net Worth of Han Hyo-joo?
The Net Worth of Han Hyo-joo is $1.5 Million.
- What is the Height of Han Hyo-joo?
The height of Han Hyo-joo is 1.73.
- Where is the birthplace of Han Hyo-joo?
The birthplace of Han Hyo-joo is Cheongju
- What is the Date of Birth of Han Hyo-joo?
The birthday of Han Hyo-joo is on 22-Feb-1987.
- Is Han Hyo-joo Married?
The marital status of Han Hyo-joo is: Yet to update.