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Choi Ji Woo is a South Korean Actress, Born and raised in South Korea.
She made her acting debut in the drama series War and Love in 1995.She adopted the stage name Choi Ji-woo. She rose to fame after her role in Beautiful Days.
Choi Ji Won Profile
Choi Ji Woo (최지우)
Name: 최지우 / Choi Ji Woo
Real name: 최미향 / Choi Mi Hyang
Birthdate: 1975-Jun-11 (age 45)
Birthplace: Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Star sign: Gemini
Blood type: A
Education: Hanyang University (Theater and Film)
Debut: as an actor in a drama series War and Love in 1995.
Family: Husband, older brother
Talent Agency: YG Entertainment
Interesting facts about Choi Ji Woo
- Choi Ji Woo was born in Paju.
- She attended Busan Sooyoung Elementary Darkmoon Girl’s High School. She then enrolled at Busan Women’s College and majored in aerobic dance.
- She is most famous for starring in the television melodramas Winter Sonata Beautiful Days and Stairway to Heaven.
- Her real name is Choi Mi-hyang, whereas Choi Ji Woo is her stage name.
- Choi Ji-woo is also rumored to have gotten plastic surgery.
- In 2009, she starred opposite Yoo Ji-tae in the drama Star’s Lover, playing a top actress who falls in love with an ordinary man.
- Choi received ₩48 million per episode, the highest salary for a Korean actress at the time.
- She is very popular in Japan, where she is called Princess Ji Woo. According to magazine Nikkei Entertainment, she is the most recognizable female Korean star in Japan.
- Her dramas, concerts and merchandise continue to be very popular in Japan.
- Japanese fans will pay close attention to her new drama which is a remake of the very popular Japanese drama “Kaseifu no Mita.”
Choi Ji Woo’s boyfriend or husband
Choi Ji Woo is married and has a daughter. Choi Ji-woo married her non-celebrity fiancé on March 29, 2018.
Before the wedding was publicly announced, Choi Ji-woo surprised her fans by posting a handwritten note on her fan club website, saying that the couple had a private wedding in March, but little was revealed at the time about the groom. The message was uploaded by fans to instagram, provoking a lot of different responses from the fans and the media.
She said that the ceremony had been a quiet, private event because her husband was not a public figure.
Her husband is nine years younger than Choi Ji Woo, and that he is the CEO of a company for an application-based on an O2O platform.
Choi announced that she was pregnant with her first child on December 23, 2019, and gave birth to a daughter on May 16, 2020.
Choi Ji Woo’s Instagram pictures
|1996||The Adventures of Mrs Park||Eun-jin|
|1997||Hallelujah||Bar madam (bit part)|
|1998||Alien||Kim's daughter (voice)|
|1998||First Kiss||Song Yeon-hwa|
|1999||Nowhere to Hide||Kim Ju-yeon|
|2002||The Romantic President||Choi Eun-soo|
|2004||Everybody Has Secrets||Han Sun-young|
|2005||Shadowless Sword||Female martial arts gosu -Special Participation|
|2006||Now and Forever||Han Hye-won|
|2016||Like for Likes||Joo-Ran|
|1995||War and Love||MBC|
|1996||MBC Best Theater "사랑, 그 하나만으로도"||MBC|
|1996||First Love||Kang Seok-hee||KBS2|
|1996||Three Guys and Three Girls||(guest appearance)||MBC|
|1997||Happiness Is in Our Hearts||Seon Kyung-ah||SBS|
|1999||Love In 3 Colors||Eun Ji-soo||KBS2|
|1999||Love Story||Min-jung (episode 2: "Message")||SBS|
|2000||Mr. Duke||Jang Soo-jin||MBC|
|2001||Beautiful Days||Kim Yeon-soo||SBS|
|2002||We Are Dating Now||(cameo, episode 15)||SBS|
|2002||Winter Sonata||Jeong Yoo-jin||KBS2|
|2003||Stairway to Heaven||Han Jung-seo||SBS|
|2004||Full House||Herself (cameo, episode 3)||KBS2|
|2004||101st Proposal||Li Shao Rong||BTV|
|2007||Air City||Han Do-kyung||MBC|
|2008||Star's Lover||Lee Ma-ri||SBS|
|2009||Winter Sonata Anime||Jeong Yoo-jin (voice)||SKY PerfecTV!|
|2011||Fuyu no Sakura 冬のサクラ||Inaba Tatsuki's Korean girlfriend|
(cameo, episode 2)
|2011||Can't Lose||Lee Eun-jae||MBC|
|2012||City Lovers||female CEO||AHTV|
|2013||The Suspicious Housekeeper||Park Bok-nyeo||SBS|
|2015||We Broke Up||(cameo)||Naver TV Cast|
|2015||Second 20s||Ha No-ra||tvN|
|2016||Woman with a Suitcase||Cha Geum-joo||MBC|
|2016||First Seven Kisses||Goddess||Naver TV Cast|
|2017||The Most Beautiful Goodbye||Yeon-soo||tvN|
|2020||Crash Landing on You||(cameo, episode 13)||tvN|
|2008||Line to the Law Center||VTR appearance||NTV|
|2012||Choi Ji-woo's Delicious Korea||Host||O'live TV|
|2013||MBC Human Documentary - Love||Narration||MBC|
|2015||Grandpas Over Flowers||Cast member (season 4)||tvN|
|2017||Candy in my Ears - Season 2||Cast member||tvN|
|1996||"Endless Love(moo han ji ae)"||Kim Jung-min|
|1998||"Scenery"||Goo Bon-seung and Jang Dong-gun|
|1998||"Na Na Na"||Yoo Seung-jun|
|1999||"For Your Soul"||Jo Sung-mo|
|2003||"The Young Prince's Dream"||Cha Tae-hyun|
Awards & Nominations
|1995||Korea's Isabelle Adjani Contest||N/A||N/A||Won|
|1996||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||First Love||Nominated|
|1997||18th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actress||The Hole||Nominated|
|1998||34th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress (Film)||The Hole||Won|
|1998||21st Golden Cinematography Awards||Best New Actress||The Hole||Won|
|1999||14th Golden Disk Awards||Golden Video Best Actress||For Your Soul||Won|
|1999||20th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nowhere to Hide||Nominated|
|2000||37th Grand Bell Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nowhere to Hide||Nominated|
|2000||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress||Mr. Duke, Truth||Won|
|2001||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress||Beautiful Days||Won|
|2001||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||Beautiful Days||Won|
|2002||Model Line Best Dresser Awards||Swan Award||N/A||Won|
|2002||38th Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actress (TV)||Winter Sonata||Won|
|2002||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Winter Sonata||Won|
|2002||KBS Drama Awards||Popularity Award||Winter Sonata||Won|
|2003||Andre Kim Best Star Awards||Female Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2003||26th Golden Cinematography Awards||Most Popular Actress||The Romantic President||Won|
|2003||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Stairway to Heaven||Won|
|2003||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||Stairway to Heaven||Won|
|2004||40th Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actress (TV)||Stairway to Heaven||Won|
|2004||4th Proud Korean Awards|
(Journalists Federation of Korea)
|2005||41st Baeksang Arts Awards||Hallyu Special Award||N/A||Won|
|2005||The Motion Pictures Association of Korea||Hallyu Special Award||N/A||Won|
|2006||Dior Timeless Beauty Awards||Recipient||N/A||Won|
|2009||International Cultural Industry Exchange Foundation Awards||Recipient||N/A||Won|
|2009||4th Seoul International Drama Awards||Inducted into the Star Hall of Fame||N/A||Won|
|2009||36th Tourism Day||Presidential Commendation||N/A||Won|
|2009||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Star's Lover||Nominated|
|2010||World Tourism Cities Forum||Top Popularity Award||N/A||Won|
|2012||7th Asia Model Festival Awards||Asia Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2012||Seoul International Social Work Conference||Social Welfare Award||N/A||Won|
|2013||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||The Suspicious Housekeeper||Nominated|
|2014||7th Korea Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress||The Suspicious Housekeeper||Nominated|
|2014||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Temptation||Nominated|
|2016||MBC Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama||Woman with a Suitcase||Nominated|
|2016||tvN10 Awards||Best Actress||Second 20s||Nominated|
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