Son Ye-Jin: South Korean Son Ye-Jin’s films and television series have gained notable popularity in South Korea, China, and Japan since 2006.
Birthday, Age and Other Details
Son Ye-jin was born on 11 January 1982 and is celebrating her 39th birthday in 2021. She is from the Suseong district of Daegu, South Korea. Her birth name is Son Eon-Jin and her zodiac sign is Capricorn
Parents and Education
Son Ye-Jin’s father’s name is Yoon-bok Jeon and her mother is Yeon-soon Son. Son Ye-jin has not shared much about his parents, siblings, and other family details. But there is one piece of information that Ye-jin has an older sister and two nephews. She did her Alma Mater having a film as a major from the Seoul Institute of Arts.
Career and Achievements
This famous South Korean actress rose to immense fame through romance-themed films and TV series such as The Classic, Summer Scent, A Moment to Remember, and April Snow. The actress has gained acting recognition for her versatility in diverse genres. The biggest success of the actress in her early career came in the films Lover’s Concerto and The Classic. The actress further set her status as a Hallyu (Korean Wave) star in the year 2003. This was through her lead role in the TV drama Summer Scent.
It was then that the actress was guaranteed a talent fee of KRW 50 million (plus incentive) per episode for her lead role in Alone In Love. Some notable projects for which he won awards include Alone In Love, My Wife Got Married, The Pirates, The Truth Beneath, and The Last Princess. Similarly, Ye-jin is also popular for her lead roles in romantic dramas, including Something in the Rain and Crash Landing on You.
Over the years, Son has received awards for some of his famous roles. The actress has currently won a total of 50 awards out of 72 nominations. Some of those awards include; 2006 – Asian Pacific Film Festival where she won Best Actress for April Snow. 2018 – Best Actress Award for Something in the Rain during the Seoul International Drama Awards. 2019 – Faroe Islands Film Festival for Favourite Actress Award.
On 1 January 2021, Son Ye-jin confirmed her relationship with actor Hyun Bin. The lovers also co-starred together on The Negotiation and Crash Landing on You. But also, she said that she dated her “Pirates” co-star Kim Nam Gil, but the rumor was later debunked. She wanted to get married at the age of 34 but she is yet to meet the man of her dreams.
Over the years Yin-jin’s estimated net worth is $20 Million dollars as of 2021.