Jang Ja-yeon

About Jang Ja-yeon

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: January 25, 1980
Birth Place: Jeongeup, South Korea, South Korean
Cause of death: Suicide by hanging
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 2006–2009
Hangul: 장자연
Hanja: 張自然
Revised Romanization: Jang Jayeon
McCune–Reischauer: Chang Chayŏn

Jang Ja-yeon

Jang Ja-yeon was born on January 25, 1980 in Jeongeup, South Korea, South Korean, is Actress. Jang Ja-yeon was a promising South Korean actress best known for her only KBS television drama series ‘Boys Over Flowers’. This budding star was found hanging from the stairway banister of her home in the Bundang district of Seongnam, Gyeonggi province, on March 7, 2009. She was 29 years of age at that time and was about to make her big-screen debut with anticipated release of her first two films ‘Penthouse Elephant’ and ‘They Are Coming’. Jang was known to be suffering from depression that probably triggered from her parent’s death in a car accident ten years back and was getting treated medically over the last year. According to police investigations there was no foul play in her death, which they concluded as suicide. However a national scandal sprouted when her seven-page suicide note came to shore where she alleged her management agency of abusing her sexually and physically. She mentioned that she was beaten regularly and compelled to have sex and entertain many bigwigs of the entertainment industry including CEOs, media executives and program directors and penned down 31 such names of prominent entertainment executives with whom she was forced to have sex. Police probed twenty people and finally prosecuted seven while Jang’s agent Kim Sung-hoon was given a year’s sentence, two years of probation and community service for 160 hours.
Jang Ja-yeon is a member of Film & Theater Personalities

Does Jang Ja-yeon Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Jang Ja-yeon has been died on 7 March 2009(2009-03-07) (aged 29)\nSeongnam, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

🎂 Jang Ja-yeon - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Jang Ja-yeon die, Jang Ja-yeon was 29 years old.

Popular As Jang Ja-yeon
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 29 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 25, 1980 (Jeongeup, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday January 25
Town/City Jeongeup, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Jang Ja-yeon’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jang Ja-yeon was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Since the death of her parents in a traffic accident in 1999, Jang had been living with her older sister and younger brother. Prior to her own death, Jang had been suffering from clinical depression and had received medical treatment for her illness during the past year.


- My Lovely Fool - 내사랑 못난이 (SBS, 2006)


- Reobeu heonteu, seoreun ppaegi ses - 러브 헌트, 서른 빼기 셋 (KBS2, 2008)


Dramas - Boys Before Flowers - 꽃보다 남자 (KBS2, 2009)

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