Han Hyo-joo Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

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).

Early years

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.



2006My Boss, My Teacher투사부일체Yoo Mi-jung
Ad-lib Night아주 특별한 손님Bo-kyungIndependent film
2008Ride Away달려라 자전거Im Ha-jung
My Dear Enemy멋진 하루Woman at the bus stop / Voice on the phoneCameo
2009Heaven's Postman천국의 우편배달부Jo Hana / SakiTele Cinema (also aired on SBS)
2011Always오직 그대만Ha Jeong-hwa
2012Masquerade광해, 왕이 된 남자Queen Consort
Love 911반창꼬Go Mi-soo
2013Cold Eyes감시자들Ha Yoon-ju
2014Miracle: Devil Claus' Love and MagicMIRACLE デビクロくんの恋と魔法Tae So-yeonJapanese film
View of Mount Myohyang묘향상관Oh Yeong-ranShort film
2015C'est Si Bon쎄시봉Min Ja-young
The Beauty Inside뷰티 인사이드Hong Yi-soo
2016Love, Lies해어화Jung So-yul
2018Golden Slumber골든 슬럼버Jeon Sun-young
Illang: The Wolf Brigade인랑Lee Yoon-hee
2021The Sun Does Not Move太陽は動かないAyakoJapanese film
2022The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure해적: 도깨비 깃발Hae-rang
20th Century Girl20세기 소녀Adult Na Bo-raSpecial appearance; Netflix film
TBABeliever 2독전2KeunkalNetflix film

Television series

2005Nonstop 5논스톱 5Han Hyo-jooEpisode 167, 183-257
2006Spring Waltz봄의 왈츠Seo / Park Eun-young
2007Heaven & Earth하늘만큼 땅만큼Suk Ji-soo
2009Brilliant Legacy찬란한 유산Go Eun-sung
Soul Special쏘울 스페셜Jin Mi-ahShort drama
2010Dong Yi동이Dong-yi (later Choi Suk-bin)
2016W더블유Oh Yeon-joo
2019TreadstoneN/ASo-yunAmerican series
2021Happiness해피니스Yoon Sae-bom

Web series

2021Dramaworld 2드라마월드 시즌2Park So-YunCameo
2023Moving무빙Lee Mi-yeon
TBADominant Species지배종Yoon Ja-yu

Television shows

2005–2006Inkigayo인기가요Hostwith Andy
2021On Rent: House on Wheels
Cast Memberwith the cast of The Pirates 2

Music video appearances

YearSong titleArtistAlbum
2004"I Love You" (사랑해요)Simply SundayI Love You
2005"Just because you are in this world" (그대가 이 세상에 있는 것만으로도)PositionRenaissance
"Paris"Epik HighSwan Songs
"Farewell is" (이별은)UFarewell is...
2006"One Love"LoveholicSpring Waltz OST
2009"All men are like that" (남잔 다 그래)Lee Woo-sangOne Fine Day
"Let's break up" (헤어져)As OneLove Tonic
"wo are better" (둘이 더 좋아)Rumble FishSoul 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 ReplyHan 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)2005Nonstop 5 OST
"Ride Away" (달려라 자전거)2008Ride Away OST[72]
"Sudden Burst of Tears" (왈칵 눈물이)
(Han Hyo-joo feat. Gan-D of buga kingz)
2009Soul Special OST[73]
"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[74]
"8 A.M." (아침 8시)
(My-Q feat. Han Hyo-joo)
20118 A.M[77]
"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 [78]
"Hide and Seek" (숨바꼭질)
(with Broccoli, You Too?)
2012Hide and Seek[75]
"Let us forget" (이젠 잊기로 해요)2015C'est Si Bon OST
"I'll Give It All To You" (나 그대에게 모두 드리리)
(with Jung Woo)
"Love, Lies" (사랑 거즛말이)2016Love, Lies OST [79]
"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 ceremonyYearCategoryNominee / WorkResult
Andre Kim Best Star Awards2009Female Star AwardHan Hyo-jooWon
APAN Star Awards2016Top Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesWWon
Best Couple AwardHan Hyo-joo with Lee Jong-sukNominated
Asian Film Awards2014Best ActressCold EyesNominated
Baeksang Arts Awards2010Best Actress – TelevisionBrilliant LegacyNominated
2011Dong YiWon
Most Popular Actress – TelevisionNominated
2013Best Actress – FilmLove 911Nominated
2016The Beauty InsideNominated
Blue Dragon Film Awards2013Best Leading ActressCold EyesWon
2015The Beauty InsideNominated
Blue Dragon Series Awards2022Best Leading ActressHappinessNominated
Popular Star AwardWon
Buil Film Awards2013Best ActressCold EyesWon
2016The Beauty InsideNominated
2018Popular Star AwardIllang: The Wolf BrigadeNominated
BIFF with Marie Claire Asia Star Awards2016Asia Star AwardLove, LiesThe Beauty InsideWon
CETV Asia's Top 10 Popular Star Awards2012Hallyu Star PrizeHan Hyo-jooWon
Grand Bell Awards2016Best ActressThe Beauty InsideNominated
Hong Kong Cable TV Awards2011Dong YiWon
KBS Drama Awards2006Best New ActressSpring WaltzNominated
2007Heaven & EarthNominated
Popularity AwardWon
Best Couple AwardHan Hyo-joo with Park Hae-jin
Heaven & Earth
Korean Association of Film Critics Awards2006Best New ActressAd-lib NightWon
2013Best ActressCold EyesNominated
Korea Best Dressed Swan Awards2007Best DressedHan Hyo-jooWon
Korea Drama Awards2010Top Excellence Award, ActressDong YiWon
Korean Film Actor's Association Awards2015Top Star AwardThe Beauty InsideWon
Korea Jewelry Awards2008Pearl AwardHan Hyo-jooWon
Korea World Youth Film Festival2013Favorite ActressCold EyesWon
Max Movie Awards2016Best ActressThe Beauty InsideNominated
MBC Drama Awards2010Grand Prize (Daesang)Dong YiWon
Top Excellence Award, ActressNominated
Popularity AwardWon
2016Grand Prize (Daesang)WNominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesWon
Best Couple AwardHan Hyo-joo with Lee Jong-suk
Miss Binggrae Smile Pageant2003Grand PrizeHan Hyo-jooWon
Mnet 20's Choice Awards2009Hot Female Drama StarBrilliant LegacyWon
SBS Drama Awards2008New Star AwardIljimaeWon
2009Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Planning DramaBrilliant LegacyWon
Top 10 StarsWon
Best Couple AwardHan Hyo-joo with Lee Seung-gi
Brilliant Legacy
Seoul International Drama Awards2010Outstanding Korean ActressBrilliant LegacyWon
Singapore International Film Festival2007Best ActressAd-lib NightWon

State honors

Name of country, year given, and name of honor

Country Or OrganizationYearHonor Or Award
Taxpayers' Day2011Presidential Commendation as Honest Taxpayer


Name of publisher, year listed, name of listicle, and placement

Forbes2011Korea Power Celebrity36th

Han Hyo-joo Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Wiki, Family 2023

NameHan Hyo-joo
Date of Birth22-Feb-1987
Age in 202336
Birth PlaceCheongju
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Height1.73 (m)
WeightUnknown (KGs)
ProfessionTV Actress
HeightIn Centimeters: 173 cm.
In Meters: 1.73 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'8"
WeightIn KG: Not known
In Pound: Not known
Eye Color-
Hair Color-
Marital StatusYet to update

Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Han Hyo-joo.

  1. What is the Net Worth of Han Hyo-joo?

The Net Worth of Han Hyo-joo is $1.5 Million.

  1. What is the Height of Han Hyo-joo?

The height of Han Hyo-joo is 1.73.

  1. Where is the birthplace of Han Hyo-joo?

The birthplace of Han Hyo-joo is Cheongju

  1. What is the Date of Birth of Han Hyo-joo?

The birthday of Han Hyo-joo is on 22-Feb-1987.

  1. Is Han Hyo-joo Married?

The marital status of Han Hyo-joo is: Yet to update.

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