Jung So-min

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Actress (1989)
Fri May 14 2021
By   Manish

South Korean actress Jung So-min is well known for her role as Mang in Namkoong Sun's short film, Worst Friends. She is also recognized for her appearance on SBS's entertainment program, Little Frost. She received a KBS Entertainment Award sharing with Lee Kwang-soo for the movie, The Sound of Your Heart. Jung frequently appears on the SBS Power FM station, Jung So-min's Young Street.

So-min was born Kim Yoon-Ji on 16th March 1989, in Jinju, South Gyeongsang, South Korea. She, moreover, holds a South Korean nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. Let's take a glimpse of So-min's personal life.

Jung So-min's Relationship Status 

The 32-year-old, So-min has not revealed her present relationship status towards the media. It seems like she currently lives a single life without having any romantic affair. 

 South Korean actors, Jung So Min and Lee Joon separated from their romantic relationship.
Photo: South Korean actors, Jung So Min and Lee Joon separated from their romantic relationship.
Source: Koogle TV

But, Jung was previously in a romantic relationship with South Korean actor, singer, Lee Joon-gi. The two had their first encounter on the set of My Father is Strange in 2017, where she portrayed the role of Joon's lover, Byun Mi-young. 

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Shortly they started dating in October 2017. The former couple was living merrily. However, after dating for three years, the lovebird separated. Jung and Lee Joon's representatives revealed the news of their separation. But, the exact reason behind it is missing. 

Net Worth 

The beautiful actress, Jung, has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2021which she accumulated from her prolific career. She has made her appearance in various drama series and films. From which she might have earned an impressive sum of wealth. 

So-min appears in the romantic drama series; The Smile Has Left Your Eyes, which received 7.2 stars out of 10 by the viewers of the show. She also sang the show's theme song, Star along with Seo In-Guk. Similarly, other Korean actors like Yeon Woo-jin
and Yoo Se-Yoon also earned an impressive sum from their professional careers. 

So-min's Successful Movies with Box Office Collection

Jung has made her appearance in many hit movies who received positive views from the critics. Likewise, her first film, Twenty, was a big hit on the box office, which grossed $21.3 Million with a suitable production budget.

Check out the trailer of Twenty (2015)

So-min's second most popular movie, Daddy You, Daughter Me, earned 6.3 out of 10 by 185 viewers and garnered $4.6 Million. Also, her recent film, Golden Slumber, made $10.7 Million with a production budget of $12.75 Million.

Rose to Fame as an Actress

Jung So-min started her career in a South Korean film, Worst Friends, where she worked under the direction of Namkoong Sun in 2009. She later appeared as Hong Mo-ne on the SBS melodrama series, Bad Guy, in 2010.

Photo of Jung So-min
Image: Jung So-min is posing for a photo on the red carpet. 
Source: Jung So-min House

So-min further starred in the television sitcom, Standby on the MBC network in 2012. She then featured in 20 episodes of Miss Korea in 2014. Similarly, she also guests appeared in TV shows, including What's Wrong with Secretary Kim, Abyss, and various others.

Lifetime Achievements & Honors

The outstanding actress, So-min, won her first award at the 2nd Korea Jewelry Awards in 2010. In the same year, she also received the 18th Korean Culture and Entertainment Award for Best New Actress in TV.

Jung So-min at Saitama Super Arena
Photo: Jung So-min arrived at the 2018 MNET Music Awards Fans' Choice on 12th December 2018 in Saitama, Japan. 
Source: Zimbio

In 2011, Jung received the 6th Asia Model Festival Award and following a 12th MBC Entertainment Award for her performance in the sitcom, Standby. She was also nominated for many awards like 1st The Seoul Awards, as well as 31st KBS Drama Awards.

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