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Jun Ji-Hyun’s Profile and Facts

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Jun Ji-Hyun

Korean Name: Jun Ji-Hyun (전지현)
Birth Name: Wang Ji-Hyun (왕지현)
Nicknames: Gianna, Queen Ji-hyun, CF Queen, Food Girl
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birthday: October 30, 1981
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: junjihyun_official

Jun Ji-Hyun facts:
– She was born in Soul, South Korea.
– She has a brother.
– Her real name is Wang Ji-Hyun not Jun Ji-Hyun.
– She is also known as Gianna Jun.
– Education: Unbuk Elementary School, Unju Middle School, Dongguk University (Mass Communication & Performance)
– She is a Buddhist.
– In 1997 she was discovered by a fashion editor and signed her first modeling contract.
– Her favorite color is white.
– Jun Ji Hyun’s success sky rocketed in the year 2001, when she starred in “My Sassy Girl”, which was based on a popular internet-serial “Yupki Girl”.
– In 2012, she acted in the blockbuster “The Thieves”, which had over 10 millions viewers.
– In 2013, she acted in the popular drama “My Love From The Star”.
– She became one of the best paid South Korean actresses, with about 100 million won (approx. 83,500 USD) pay per episode.
– 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.
– Jun Ji Hyun was pregnant when she filmed the movie “Assassination”.
– After “The Thieves”, “Assassination” is her 2nd movie which brought over 10 millions viewers.
– She gave birth to her first child, a boy, on February 10, 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.”

Assassination | Amsal (2015) – An Ok-Yoon (leader of assassin group)
The Berlin File | Bereurlin (2013) – Ryun Jung-Hee (Pyo Jong-Sung’s wife)
The Thieves | Dodookdeul (2012) – Yenicall
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
Blood: The Last Vampire (2008) – Saya
A Man who was Superman | Shupeomaenyieotdeon Sanai (2008) – Song Soo-Jung
Daisy (2006) – Hye-young
Windstruck | Nae yeojachingureul sogae habnida (2004) – Yeo Kyung-Jin
Uninvited 4 Inyong shiktak (2003) – Yeon
My Sassy Girl | Yeopgijeogin Geunyeo (2001) – The Girl
Il Mare | Siworae (2000) – Kim Eun-Joo
White Valentine | Hwaiteu ballenta-in (1999) – Jung-min

Drama Series
The Legend of the Blue Sea | Pooreun Badaui Junsul (SBS / 2016) – Sim Chung
My Love From the Star | Byeoleseo On Namja (SBS / 2013-2014) – Cheon Song-Yi
Happy Together (SBS / 1999) – Seo Eun-Joo
Fascinate My Heart | Nae Maeumeul Ppaeteobwa (SBS / 1998)

2014 SBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2014 
– Grand Prize (“My Love From the Star”)
– Best Actor or Actress Selected by Directors (“My Love From the Star”)
– Best Couple Award (“My Love From the Star”)
2014 (50th) PaekSang Arts Awards – May 27, 2014
– Grand Prize (Daesang)
– Best Style

(Special thanks to: CHH)

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