Jung So-min Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More
Jung So-min (born March 16, 1989 as Kim Yoon-ji) is a South Korean actress. In 2010, she made her acting debut in the television series Bad Guy as a supporting character. She is best known for her lead role in the 2010 Korean adaptation of the popular manga Itazura na Kiss, Playful Kiss. Jung is also well-known for her roles in My Father Is Strange, Because This Is My First Life, The Smile Has Left Your Eyes, Soul Mechanic, and Alchemy of Souls, as well as the film Twenty.
Jung first gained attention when she appeared as a supporting character in the television series Bad Guy in 2010. This led to her next project, Playful Kiss, a Korean adaptation of the popular manga Itazura na Kiss. Despite receiving low ratings in Korea, the romantic comedy was well received abroad, raising Jung's profile even further.
Jung then took a brief hiatus in 2011 to focus on her studies at Korea National University of Arts. She returned to television in 2012 as a member of the ensemble cast of the sitcom Standby. Later that year, she starred in the cable series Can We Get Married? alongside Sung Joon in a more mature role.
In 2013, Jung left her talent agency Bloom Entertainment to join SM Culture & Contents. She then appeared in the single-episode anthology Drama Special Came to Me and Became a Star.
Jung appeared in Big Man in 2014 as a self-centered heiress who falls for the protagonist (Kang Ji-hwan). In 2015, he played a supporting role in the coming-of-age film Twenty, as well as a leading role in the horror-romance film D-Day, a disaster-medical drama, and Alice: Boy from Wonderland.
In 2016, Jung appeared in the drama special The Red Teacher. In December of that year, she was cast as the female lead in The Sound of Your Heart, opposite Lee Kwang-soo. The web drama was a hit in China, with over 100 million views on Sohu.
Jung was cast in the KBS weekend family drama My Father is Strange in 2017. She also co-starred with veteran actor Yoon Je-moon in the body-swap comedy Daddy You, Daughter Me. In June, she left SM Culture & Contents and signed with new management firm Jellyfish Entertainment. She confirmed her role as Lee Min-ki in tvN's romantic comedy series Because This Is My First Life in August. She also released an OST for the drama, "Because You Are Beside Me," in support of the film.
Jung was cast as the lead in the 2018 film The Smile Has Left Your Eyes. This is a remake of the 2002 Japanese television series Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi, for which she also recorded an OST called "Star" with her co-star Seo In-guk. She was cast in the historical comedy film Homme Fatale the same year. She ended 2018 with her first radio show, Jung So Min's Young Street on SBS Power FM, fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a radio DJ.
Jung left Jellyfish Entertainment in August 2019 to join Blossom Entertainment, another management company. She later joined the cast of the healing variety show Little Forest, which is intended to be a home kids garden development project for children. She left her DJ job on Jung So Min's Young Street in December.
Jung co-starred in the medical drama Soul Mechanic with Shin Ha-kyun in 2020, playing a musical rising star with terrible anger management issues.
In 2021, she appeared as the woman who once loved protagonist Jang Ki-yong in Park Joon-fantasy hwa's romantic comedy My Roommate Is a Gumiho. She also appeared as an editor of the lifestyle magazine 'Monthly House' in the TV romance drama Monthly Magazine Home, alongside Kim Ji-seok.
Jung returned to the small screen in 2022 with the tvN period fantasy drama Alchemy of Souls, in which she co-starred with Lee Jae-wook as a skilled assassin whose soul is trapped inside the body of a servant girl. Jung signed with TH Company in August. Jung returned to the big screen for the first time in three years in September with the sci-fi film Project Wolf Hunting.
|2009||Worst Friends||Mang||Short film|
|Alice: Boy from Wonderland||Hye-jung|
|2017||Daddy You, Daughter Me||Won Do-yeon|
|2022||Project Wolf Hunting||Lee Da-yeon|
|TBA||30 Days||Hong Na-ra|
|2010||Bad Guy||Hong Mo-ne|
|Playful Kiss||Oh Ha-ni|
|Can We Get Married?||Jung Hye-yoon|
|2013||Came to Me and Became a Star||Ha-jin||Drama special|
|2014||Miss Korea||Gas station attendant||Cameo (Ep. 20)|
|Big Man||Kang Jin-ah|
|2016||The Red Teacher||Jang Soon-deok||Drama special|
|The Sound of Your Heart||Choi Sang-bong/Ae-bong|
|2017||My Father Is Strange||Byun Mi-young|
|Because This Is My First Life||Yoon Ji-ho|
|2018||What's Wrong with Secretary Kim||Mi-so's mother (young)||Cameo (Ep. 10)|
|The Smile Has Left Your Eyes||Yoo Jin-kang|
|2019||Abyss||Female Alien "Grim Reaper"||Cameo (Ep. 1)|
|Be Melodramatic||Seon-joo||Cameo (Ep. 16)|
|2020||Soul Mechanic||Han Woo-joo|
|2021||My Roommate Is a Gumiho||Shin Woo-yeo's first love||Cameo (Ep. 5–7)|
|Monthly Magazine Home||Na Young-won|
|2022||Alchemy of Souls||Mu-deok / Jin Bu-yeon / Naksu||Part 1|
|2019||Little Forest||Cast member|
|2019||Jung So-min's Young Street||DJ|
|2023||Shakespeare in Love||Viola de Lesseps|
|2017||"Because You're Here"||Because This Is My First Life OST|
|2018||"Star"||The Smile Has Left Your Eyes OST||with Seo In-guk|
|MIRAL Welfare Foundation||The Story Only I Didn't Know 3||23/05/2022||MIRAL Welfare Foundation||Korean language||Recorded with Shin Beom-sik, Jo Su-yeon|
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|
|Asia Artist Awards||2022||Popularity Award – Actor||Jung So-min||Nominated|
|Asia Model Awards||2011||New Star Award||Won|
|KBS Drama Awards||2016||Best Actress in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama||KBS Drama Special – Red Teacher||Nominated|
|2017||Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||My Father is Strange||Nominated|
|Netizen Award, Actress||Nominated|
|2020||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Soul Mechanic||Nominated|
|KBS Entertainment Awards||2016||Best Couple Award||Jung So-min (with Lee Kwang-soo)|
The Sound of Your Heart
|Korea Jewelry Awards||2010||Topaz Award||Jung So-min||Won|
|Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||2010||Best New Actress for TV||Bad Guy||Won|
|MBC Drama Awards||2010||Best New Actress||Playful Kiss||Nominated|
|MBC Entertainment Awards||2012||Best Newcomer in a Comedy / Sitcom||Standby||Won|
|Prêmio Anual K4US||2022||Actress of the Year||Alchemy of Souls||Nominated|
|Couple of the Year||Jung So-min (with Lee Jae-wook)|
Alchemy of Souls
|SBS Drama Awards||2010||Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Special||Bad Guy||Nominated|
|The Seoul Awards||2017||Best Supporting Actress – Drama||My Father is Strange||Nominated|
Jung So-min Biography
|Date of Birth||16-Mar-1989|
|Age in 2023||34|
|Birth Place||Seoul, South Korea|
|Profession||South Korean Actress|
|Height||In Centimeters: 165 cm.|
In Meters: 1.65 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'5"
|Weight||In KG: Not known|
In Pound: Not known
Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Jung So-min.
- What is the Net Worth of Jung So-min?
The Net Worth of Jung So-min is $5 million.
- What is the Height of Jung So-min?
The height of Jung So-min is 1.65.
- Where is the birthplace of Jung So-min?
The birthplace of Jung So-min is Seoul, South Korea
- What is the Date of Birth of Jung So-min?
The birthday of Jung So-min is on 16-Mar-1989.
- Is Jung So-min Married?
The marital status of Jung So-min is: Yet to update.