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Jun Ji-hyun is a South Korean Actress & Model. At 16, Her high school friend introduced her to a photographer.Then  She started her career using the stage name Jun Ji-hyun as a model for  Ecole Magazine in 1997. 

Her childhood dream was to become a flight attendant but after her first Plane flight experience she gave up on this dream.

In 2001, Jun Ji-hyun got popularity after her role in the romantic comedy My Sassy Girl (2001).

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Jun Ji-hyun (전지현)

Actress, Model

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

Occupation: Actress, Model

Talent Agency: Culture Depot Co., Ltd (Korea)

Instagram: junjihyun_official

Website: giannajun.com

Interesting Facts about Jun Ji-hyun 

  1. Jun Ji-hyun was born in Seoul, South Korea and her actual name is Wang Ji-hyun.
  2. Jun’s English name is Gianna Jun.
  3. Jun’s Mother
  4. In Late 2006, Jun Ji-hyun debuted in Hollywood as the lead role in Blood: The Last Vampire.
  5. She is one of the best paid South Korean actresses, with about 100 million won pay per episode.
  6. She’s considered one of the top advertising spokespersons in South Korea.
  7. She’s advertised for major brands like Samsung, Lotte Duty Free and even Chinese brands in the past
  8. Jun is getting her master’s degree at Dongguk University graduate school of Digital Media and Contents.  She also received her bachelor’s degree in drama at the Dongguk University.
  9. She enjoys listening Music & Cycling.

Jun Ji-hyun’s Husband

Jun Ji-hyun married her longtime friend Choi Joon-hyuk, on 13 April 2012 at the world famous Shilla hotel in Jangchung-dong. which costs over minimum 100,000 United States dollars as a wedding venue.

Choi Joon-hyuk is a Banker, and the son of a fashion designer, Lee Jung-woo.

Jun gave birth to their first child (Son) on February 10, 2016. And they welcomed their second son on January 26, 2018

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Jun Ji-hyun’s Movies

YearTitleRole
1999White ValentineJung-min
2000Il MareEun-joo
2001My Sassy GirlThe Girl
2003The UninvitedYeon
2004WindstruckYeo Kyung-jin
2006DaisyHye-young
2008A Man Who Was SupermanSong Soo-jung
2009Blood: The Last VampireSaya Otonashi
2011Snow Flower and the Secret FanSophia/Snow Flower
2012The ThievesYenicall
2013The Berlin FileRyun Jung-hee
2015AssassinationAhn Ok-yun/Mitsuko

Jun Ji-hyun’s Television Series

YearTitleRoleNetwork
1998Fascinate My HeartKa-yeongSBS
1999Happy TogetherSeo Yoon-jooSBS
2013–2014My Love from the StarCheon Song-yiSBS
2016–2017Legend of the Blue SeaShim Chung/Se-hwaSBS
2020KingdomAh-sin (cameo)Netflix
2021Mount JiriSeo Yi KangtvN

Jun Ji-hyun’s Television Show 

YearTitleRoleNetwork
1998SBS Popular SongMC with Kim Seung-hyunSBS

Jun Ji-hyun – Music Video Appearances 

YearSong TitleArtist
1997"Will You Understand"Cho Kyu Man
1999"The Beginning of Love"Leon Lai
2000"Hey Girl"Jang Hyuk (T.J Project)
2000"Love of the Sun and the Moon"Jang Hyuk (T.J Project)
2002"Love Is Always Thirsty"Yumi

Jun Ji-hyun’s Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
199935th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New ActressWhite ValentineWon
1999SBS Drama AwardsNew Star AwardHappy TogetherWon
1999SBS Drama AwardsNetizen Popularity AwardHappy TogetherWon
200122nd Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActressMy Sassy GirlNominated
200239th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressMy Sassy GirlWon
200239th Grand Bell AwardsPopularity AwardMy Sassy GirlWon
20033rd Korea World Youth Film FestivalFavorite ActressMy Sassy GirlWon
200643rd Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressDaisyNominated
2007Korean Entertainment Industry SocietyStar (Movie) AwardN/AWon
201256th Asia-Pacific Film FestivalBest Supporting ActressThe ThievesNominated
20137th Asian Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe ThievesNominated
201349th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe ThievesNominated
201317th Puchon International Fantastic Film FestivalProducer's Choice AwardThe Thieves, The Berlin FileWon
201333rd Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsBest ActressThe Berlin FileNominated
201450th Baeksang Arts AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)My Love from the StarWon
201450th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest ActressMy Love from the StarNominated
201450th Baeksang Arts AwardsInStyle Fashionista AwardN/AWon
2014Korea Tourism AwardsStar of Korean TourismN/AWon
201441st Korea Broadcasting AwardsBest Actor/ActressMy Love from the StarWon
20147th Korea Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)My Love from the StarNominated
20143rd APAN Star AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesMy Love from the StarNominated
20143rd APAN Star AwardsHallyu Star AwardMy Love from the StarWon
20142014 SBS Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)My Love from the StarWon
20142014 SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama SpecialMy Love from the StarNominated
20142014 SBS Drama AwardsPD AwardMy Love from the StarWon
20142014 SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsMy Love from the StarWon
20142014 SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple Award (with Kim Soo-hyun)My Love from the StarWon
201513th Sichuan Television FestivalBest ActressMy Love from the StarWon
20156th Korean Popular Culture and Arts AwardsPresident's AwardN/AWon
201524th Buil Film AwardsBest ActressAssassinationNominated
201552nd Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressAssassinationWon
201536th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActressAssassinationNominated
201611th Max Movie AwardsBest ActressAssassinationWon
201621st Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressAssassinationNominated
201618th Asian Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressAssassinationNominated
201652nd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest ActressAssassinationNominated
201616th Korea World Youth Film FestivalFavorite ActressAssassinationWon
2016SBS Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)The Legend of the Blue SeaNominated
2016SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a Fantasy DramaThe Legend of the Blue SeaNominated
2016SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple Award (with Lee Min-ho)The Legend of the Blue SeaWon
2016SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 Stars AwardThe Legend of the Blue SeaWon
2016SBS Drama AwardsIdol Academy Award – Best Eating (Meokbang)The Legend of the Blue SeaWon

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