Son Ye-Jin

Birth Day January 11th, 1982
Birth Place Suseong District, Daegu
Age 40 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Son Ye-jin is a South Korean actress who began his acting career in 2000 with a role in the film, Secret Tears. She got her biggest breakthrough role in the biopic film, Chi-Hwa-Seon in 2002. After that, she gained remarkable popularity in South Korea, China, and Japan. Some of her career change movies and TV series are The Classic (2003), Summer Scent (2003), A Moment to Remember (2004), April Snow (2005), Alone in Love (2006), My Wife Got Married (2008), The Pirates (2014), The Negotiation (2018), etc. Do you know that she is included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 for three consecutive years 2019-21? Also, she was honored with Prime Minister's Commendation in 2018. To know more about her and her love life, you can read the below article.

Early Life

Son Ye-jin was born in 1982 to her parents as Son Eon-jin. Currently, she is aged 40 years old and her birthdate is January 11. She is from Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea. She holds South Korean nationality and belongs to South-Asian ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn and follows Christianity.

Similarly, her parents are Yoon- bok Jeon and Yeon-soon Son. Her father is a businessman while her mother is a homemaker. She has also a sister named Jeon Tae-Su.

For education, she went to Junghwah Girls High School and later enrolled at Seoul Institute of Arts where she graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Personal Life

Son Ye-Jin's love life is quite impressive. There are a lot of dating rumors floated on the social media platforms that she was in a romantic relationship with Hyun Bin in the last few years. But Both of their agencies regularly denied those statements even though they were seen together in different places. 


Finally, both of their agencies confirmed that they have been dating since March 2020. Later on February 10, 2022, she upload a photo of a mini wedding dress with the caption, “I found someone to spend the rest of my life with. Yes… it’s him” which indicates they will be getting married soon! 

At last, they exchanged their wedding vows on March 31, 2022, in a private ceremony in front of parents and friends of both families. Currently, the couple enjoying their married life happily. 

Net Worth 

Son Ye-jin has been engaged in the entertainment industry since 1999. During her career, she appeared in numerous films and TV series. Thus, she probably earned an impressive amount of money and fame throughout her career. Based on some online sites, her current estimated net worth is said to be $20 million. However, her salary and other financial details are yet to be disclosed.

Body Measurements

Son Ye-jin has a slim body with body measurements of 32-24-33 inches. Similarly, she has a pair of beautiful black eyes and her hair color is dark brown. She used to wear 4 (US) dress sizes and 8 (US) shoe sizes. Further, she stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and she weighs around 66 Kg. Overall, she has healthy heath with an attractive body figure.

Films

  • Secret Tears (2000) - 비밀 - Jung Mi-jo - voice
  • Chi-hwa-seon (2002) - 취화선 - So-woon
  • Lover's Concerto (2002) - 연애소설 - Shim Soo-in / Gyung-hee
  • The Classic (2003) - 클래식 - Ji-Hye / Joo-hee
  • First Love Rally (2003) - 첫사랑 사수 궐기대회 - Ju Il-mae
  • A Moment to Remember (2004) - 내 머리 속의 지우개 - Kim Su-jin
  • April Snow (2005) - 외출 - Seo-young
  • The Art of Seduction (2005) - 작업의 정석 - Han Ji-won
  • Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox (2007) - 천년여우 여우비 - Yobi - voice
  • Open City (2008) - 무방비 도시 - Baek Jang-mi
  • My Wife Got Married (2008) - 아내가 결혼했다 - Joo In-ah
  • White Night (2009) - 백야행: 하얀 어둠 속을 걷다 - Yoo Mi-ho / Lee Ji-ah
  • Spellbound (2011) - 오싹한 연애 - Kang Yeo-ri
  • The Tower (2012) - 타워 - Seo Yoon-hee
  • Blood and Ties (2013) - 공범 - Jung Da-Eun
  • The Pirates (2014) - 해적: 바다로 간 산적 - Yeo-wol
  • Bad Guys Always Die (2015) - 나쁜놈은 반드시 죽는다 - Ji-yeon
  • The Truth Beneath (2016) - 비밀은 없다 - Kim Yeon-hong
  • The Last Princess (2016) - 덕혜옹주 - Princess Deokhye
  • Be with You (2018) - 지금 만나러 갑니다 - Im Soo-ah
  • The Negotiation (2018) - 협상 - Ha Chae-Yoon
  • Cross (TBA) - Vera

TV Series

  • Delicious Proposal (2001) - 맛있는 청혼 - MBC - Jang Hee-ae
  • Sun-hee and Jin-hee (2001) - 선희 진희 - MBC - Shim Sun-hee
  • Great Ambition (2002) - 대망 - SBS - Choi Dong-hee
  • Summer Scent (2003) - 여름향기 - KBS2 - Shim Hye-won
  • Alone in Love (2006) - 연애시대 - SBS - Yoo Eun-ho
  • Spotlight (2008) - 스포트라이트 - MBC - Seo Woo-jin
  • Personal Taste (2010) - 개인의 취향 - MBC - Park Kae-in
  • Secret Garden (2011) - 시크릿 가든 - SBS - Herself - Cameo (episode 20)
  • Don't Look Back: The Legend of Orpheus (2013) - 상어 - KBS2 - Jo Hae-woo
  • Something in the Rain (2018) - 밥 잘 사주는 예쁜 누나 - JTBC - Yoon Jin-ah
  • Thirty-Nine (2022) - 서른 아홉 - JTBC - Cha Mi-jo

Awards and Nominations

  • APAN Star Awards (2018) - Grand Prize (Daesang) - Something in the Rain - Nominated
  • APAN Star Awards (2021) - Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries - Crash Landing on You - Nominated
  • APAN Star Awards (2021) - KT Seezn Star Award - Crash Landing on You - Won
  • Asia Model Festival Awards (2007) - Model Star Award - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Asian Film Awards (2017) - Best Actress - The Last Princess - Nominated
  • Asian Film Critics Association Awards (2009) - Best Actress - My Wife Got Married - Nominated
  • Asia Pacific Film Festival (2006) - Best Actress - April Snow - Won
  • Asia-Pacific Producer's Network (APN) Awards (2010) - Award for Figure in Asian Film - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Asian Television Awards (2019) - Best Actress in a Leading Role Something in the Rain - Nominated
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2003) - Best New Actress: Film - The Classic - Won
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2007) - Best Actress: Television - Alone in Love - Won
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2009) - Best Actress: Film - My Wife Got Married - Won
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2010) - InStyle Award - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2012) - Best Actress: Film - Spellbound - Nominated
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2015) - Best Actress: Film - The Pirates - Nominated
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2017) - Best Actress: Film - The Last Princess - Won
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2018) - Best Actress: Film - Be with You - Nominated
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2020) - Best Actress: Television - Crash Landing on You - Nominated
  • Baeksang Arts Awards (2020) - Most Popular Actress - Crash Landing on You - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2002) - Best New Actress - Lovers' Concerto - Nominated
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2003) - Popular Star Award - The Classic - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2005) - Best Leading Actress - April Snow - Nominated
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2008) - Best Leading Actress - My Wife Got Married - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2008) - Popular Star Award - My Wife Got Married - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2008) - Best Couple Award - Son Ye-jin with Kim Joo-hyuk My Wife Got Married - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2010) - Popular Star Award - White Night - Won
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2014) - Best Leading Actress - Blood and Ties - Nominated
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2016) - Best Leading Actress - The Last Princess - Nominated
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards (2016) - Popular Star Award - The Last Princess - Won
  • Buil Film Awards (2009) - Best Actress - My Wife Got Married - Nominated
  • Buil Film Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath - Won
  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (2014) - Producer's Choice Award - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Busan Film Critics Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath - Won
  • China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival (2006) - Best Actress in a Foreign Film - A Moment to Remember - Won
  • Chunsa Film Art Awards (2005) - Best Actress - April Snow - Nominated
  • Chunsa Film Art Awards (2017) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath - Won
  • Elle Style Awards (2018 ) - Super Icon (Female) - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Grand Bell Awards (2003) - Best New Actress - The Classic - Won
  • Grand Bell Awards (2003) - Popularity Award - The Classic - Won
  • Grand Bell Awards (2014) - Best Actress - The Pirates - Won
  • Grand Bell Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Last Princess - Won
  • KBS Drama Awards (2003) - Excellence Award, Actress - Summer Scent - Nominated
  • KBS Drama Awards (2013) - Top Excellence Award, Actress - Shark - Nominated
  • KBS Drama Awards (2013) - Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama - Shark - Nominated
  • KOFRA Film Awards (2017) - Best Actress - The Last Princess - Won
  • KOPA & NIKON Press Photo Awards (2015) - Most Photogenic Actress - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Korean Association of Film Critics Awards (2002) - Best New Actress - Lovers' Concerto - Won
  • Korean Association of Film Critics Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath - Won
  • Korea Best Dresser Awards (2007) - Best Dressed: Female Movie Star - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Korea Fashion & Design Awards (2008) - Fashion Icon Award - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Korean Film Awards (2002) - Best New Actress - Lovers' Concerto - Nominated
  • Korean Film Awards (2003) - Best New Actress - The Classic - Nominated
  • Korean Film Awards (2008) - Best Actress - My Wife Got Married - Nominated
  • Korea Film Actors Association Awards (2014) - Korean Top Star - The Pirates - Won
  • Korean Film Producers Association Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath, The Last Princess - Won
  • Korea International Jewelry & Watch Fair (2006) - Best Jewelry Lady - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Korea Jewelry Awards (2008) - Diamond Award - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Max Movie Awards (2015) - Best Actress - The Pirates - Nominated
  • MBC Drama Awards (2001) - Best New Actress - Delicious Proposal - Won
  • Moscow International Love Film Festival (2004) - Best Couple Award - Son Ye-jin (with Cho Seung-woo) The Classic - Won
  • SBS Drama Awards (2006) - Top Excellence Award, Actress - Alone in Love - Won
  • SBS Drama Awards (2006) - Top 10 Stars - Alone in Love - Won
  • Seoul Arts & Culture Awards (2010) - Best Actress - White Night - Won
  • Seoul International Drama Awards (2018) - Outstanding Korean Actress - Something in the Rain - Won
  • Seoul International Drama Awards (2020) - Outstanding Korean Actress - Crash Landing on You - Won
  • Style Icon Awards (2008) - Style Icon: Actress - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • Style Icon Awards (2008) - Fun Fearless Female - Son Ye-jin - Won
  • The Seoul Awards (2018) - Best Actress (Film) - Be with You - Won
  • The Seoul Awards (2018) - Popularity Award (Film) - Be with You - Won
  • The Seoul Awards (2018) - Best Actress (Drama) - Something in the Rain - Nominated
  • University Film Festival of Korea (2008) - Best Actress - My Wife Got Married - Won
  • Women in Film Korea Awards (2016) - Best Actress - The Truth Beneath - Won

State Honors

  • South Korea (2018) - Prime Minister's Commendation

Listicles

  • Forbes (2019) - Korea Power Celebrity - 31st Rank
  • Forbes (2020) - Korea Power Celebrity - 24th Rank
  • Forbes (2021) - Korea Power Celebrity - 27th Rank

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