HoYeon Jung is a popular South Korean fashion model, actress, television personality, Instagram star, and entrepreneur from Myeonmok-dong, Seoul, South Korea. She is famous in the country for her modeling projects. Being a supermodel, she has also been featured in various popular magazine cover pages.
Not only this, but she has also collaborated with many famous brands and agencies like Gucci, Jeremy Scott, Tory Burch, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Acne Studios, Burberry, Miu Miu, Jason Wu, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Giambattista Valli, Bottega Veneta, Emilio Pucci, and others. Apart from this, she has also walked on the ramp of various modeling events and fashion weeks. She has also participated in Korea’s Next Top Model.
HoYeon played the role of Kang Sae-byeok in Squid Game
Apart from being a model, HoYeon is also a talented actress. She has appeared in various music videos and TV shows. Jung came to the spotlight after playing the role of Kang Sae-byeok in the Netflix series Squid Game.
HoYeon Jung Biography
HoYeon Jung The talented South Korean actress, HoYeon came to this world from her parents on Thursday, June 23, 1994, in Myeonmok-dong, Seoul, South Korea. She was born into a well-settled family and follows the Christian religion.
HoYeon Jung’s age is 27 years old (as of 2021). Jung blows her birthday candles on 23rd June every year. She had a great interest in modeling since childhood and started taking modeling classes at the age of 15.
Let me tell you that, she completed her basic education at Hyewon Girls’ High School. After that, she took admission to the Dongduk Women’s University for her higher studies.
After completing her higher education, she began focusing on her professional modeling career. At present, HoYeon is a famous model and actress.
HoYeon Jung Age
HoYeon was born on 23 June 1994, Age: 27 Years. Myeonmok-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
HoYeon Jung Profession
HoYeon She is Fashion Model, Actress, Television Personality, Social Media Influencer, and Entrepreneur.
HoYeon Jung Religion
HoYeon she is a Christian.
HoYeon Jung Early Life
HoYeon Jung Ho-yeon was born on June 23, 1994, in Myeonmok-dong, Seoul, South Korea, and has two siblings. She graduated from Dongduk Women’s University, where she majored in modeling.
HoYeon Jung Personal life
HoYeon Jung has been in a relationship with the actor Lee Dong-hwi since 2016. Her net worth is estimated to be US$4 million as of 2021.
HoYeon Jung Awards
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
Asia Artist Awards 2021 Female Actress Popularity Award Herself Pending
HoYeon Jung’s Family
HoYeon Jung is a part of a well-settled family. She is the eldest daughter of her parents. However, she does not reveal the names of her parents and siblings to the media.
She shares lots of childhood memories with her family members on her social media handles. Jung’s father is an entrepreneur. On the other hand, her mother is a homemaker.
She uploaded various old photos with her parents and siblings on her IG profile. She has two siblings in the family. She loves to spend time with her family.
HoYeon Jung Married
HoYeon Jung is in a romantic relationship with the actor Lee Dong-hwi since 2016. However, she did not share any images with Lee Dong on social media.
HoYeon is dating Lee Dong-hwi
She likes to spend time with her friends and colleagues. She often shares pictures with her friends on her IG profile. There is no proper information is available HoYeon’s past love life and relationship status.
HoYeon Jung’s Height, Weight
Height in (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 9 1⁄2“.In Meters: 1.76 m
In Centimetres: 176 cm. Weight is (approx.) In Kilograms: 58 kg
In Pounds: 128 lbs
HoYeon Jung Net Worth
HoYeon Jung makes a good income through her professional modeling and acting career. She also endorses various fashion and beauty products through her IG profile. As of 2021, HoYeon’s estimated net worth is around $4-5 million USD (approx.).
Facts About HoYeon Jung
- Jung Hoyeon has also appeared in various commercials and advertisements.
- She has also nominated for Asia Artist Awards in 2021.
Being a model, she has also modeled in
- various songs like Beat and Move.
- She shared lots of childhood photos with her family on her social media handles.
- Jung is an animal lover and treats them like humans.
- She is managed by Saram Entertainment.
- HoYeon works for various modeling agencies like The Society Management, Elite Model Management, Nomad Management, and ESteem Models.
- She stands at a tall height of 5 feet 91⁄2 inches.
- HoYeon also got selected as the global ambassador for Louis Vuitton on 6 October 2021.
- There are more than 23.4 million followers on her official Instagram account.
- She posted her first Instagram post on 9th February 2014.
HoYeon Jung Career As a Modeling
Jung started taking modeling classes at age 15, and began working as a freelance model in 2010 at age 16, walking in shows for Seoul Fashion Week without an agency for two years. While freelancing, she auditioned for the second season of the OnStyle reality competition series Korea’s Next Top Model in 2011, but quit after making it into the top 30. She signed with ESteem Models in 2012.
She then went on to compete on the fourth season of Korea’s Next Top Model in 2013, where, after being eliminated in the second episode and returning in the fifth episode, she placed as a runner-up.
She appeared in the music video for Kim Yeon-woo’s song “Move” in 2014. She was also featured in spreads for the Korean editions of magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and W before signing with The Society Management and leaving South Korea in 2016 to pursue a career overseas. She also signed to Elite Model Management and Nomad Management.
Before moving to New York, Jung inadvertently dyed her hair a “fiery” red color, which became her signature look.
HoYeon Jung As a Acting Career
HoYeon Jung decided to start her career in acting because of the short life span of model careers, which she felt as her work in modeling began to decrease. While modeling overseas, Jung periodically returned to South Korea during holidays to take acting lessons, and took three months’ worth of acting lessons altogether. She also improved her English in order to help her learn acting.
In January 2020, Jung was signed to Korean talent agency Saram Entertainment. She made her acting debut in the 2021 Netflix K-drama Squid Game in which she played Kang Sae-byeok, a North Korean defector and pickpocket who needs money to support her younger brother and track down her mother in North Korea.
One month after signing with Saram, she was given three scenes from the show’s script, and auditioned for the role via video while in New York for Fashion Week. She was then asked by director Hwang Dong-hyuk to audition again in person in South Korea, where she was given the part immediately.
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