Lee Si-young

About Lee Si-young

Who is it?: South Korean Actress
Birth Day: April 17, 1982
Birth Place: Cheongwon County, South Korea, South Korean
Alma mater: Dongduk Women's University
Occupation: Actress, amateur boxer
Years active: 2008–present
Agent: Huayi Brothers (formerly Sim Entertainment) (2016-present)
Spouse(s): Cho Seong-hyun (m. 2017)
Hangul: 이은래
Hanja: 李是英
Revised Romanization: I Eullae
McCune–Reischauer: I Ŭllae

Lee Si-young

Lee Si-young was born on April 17, 1982 in Cheongwon County, South Korea, South Korean, is South Korean Actress. Lee Si-young is a South Korean model, actress and amateur boxer. Born into a middle class family, Lee was always interested in rising above her middle class upbringing to do something worthwhile in her life. She indulged herself in boxing during her school days, which also helped her in achieving a toned physic, which further resulted in a lot of modelling and acting offers. She debuted in the acting world with a guest appearance in the 2008 series ‘Urban Legends Deja Vu’. As her popularity rose in the industry, she bagged a major role in the historical drama series ‘The Kingdom of Dreams’. 2009 belonged to her as she took up many brilliant roles that established her as a highly competent TV actor. She also ventured into films with ‘Five Senses of Eros’ and later appeared in popular movies like ‘Killer Toon’ and ‘The Divine Move’. Apart from winning several awards for her boxing skills in the 48 kg category, she has won awards for her acting skills as well. She won a host of awards for her performances in the series ‘Becoming a Billionaire’ and ‘The Righteous Thief’. In 2016, she also won the Best Choice Award at the Asia Artist Awards.
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Popular As Lee Si-young
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 41 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 17, 1982 (Cheongwon County, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday April 17
Town/City Cheongwon County, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Lee Si-young’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Lee Si-young was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.



Five Senses of Eros was an omnibus film from five different Directors, and in the segment "Believe in the Moment" three teenage couples decide to swap partners for 24 hours, played by Lee and her fellow up-and-coming actors Kim Dong-wook, Song Joong-ki, Shin Se-kyung, Jung Eui-chul and Lee Sung-min. In the comedy Descendants of Hong Gil-dong (also known as The Righteous Thief), Lee played the love interest of Lee Beom-soo, whose character is the 18th descendant of Hong Gil-dong, a Joseon-era Robin Hood whose family for generations has passed down the tradition of stealing only from the rich and giving to the poor while keeping their actions secret.


Lee played her first big screen leading role in the screwball romantic comedy Meet the In-Laws, which portrays the struggles of a comic book Writer (played by Song Sae-byeok) to tie the knot with his girlfriend (Lee) over the strong disapproval of their families, as they come from different regions with a long history of antagonism toward each other (the Korean title literally translates to "Dangerous Formal Greeting Between Families of the Bride and Bridegroom"). Deep-rooted regionalism which pits the southeastern Gyeongsang Province against the Jeolla Province in particular, had dogged various aspects of Korean society in the past, including the 1980s which is when the movie is set. Meet the In-Laws became the ninth top-grossing Korean film of 2011, with more than 2 million tickets sold.


She then headlined the horror film Killer Toon, playing a Writer of webcomics (called "webtoon" in Korea) who becomes the number one suspect after a series of murders are committed that mimic her famous comics. Co-starring Um Ki-joon as the detective on the case, the movie overlaps crime scenes with CG animation. In an interview, Lee said she picks roles if she is drawn to and can empathize with the character. Killer Toon attracted more than 1 million viewers, only the third Korean horror film to do so after A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) and Death Bell (2008).


Lee made her acting debut in 2008 in a guest appearance on season 3 of the TV procedural Urban Legends Deja Vu, followed by the historical drama The Kingdom of The Winds.


Lee never formally debuted as a singer, but she has made contributions to several of her films' soundtracks. She was also featured in one track on then-boyfriend Jun Jin's EP Fascination in 2009. And after she sang two tracks on Honey Family's fifth album Resurrection in 2010, band member Park Myung-ho praised Lee for her vocal talent.


To the surprise of fans and experts alike, Lee entered and won the 7th Annual Women's Amateur Boxing Competition in 2010, and the women's 50-kg category in the 10th KBI National Lifestyle Athletics Boxing Championship in November of that same year.


Her momentum continued throughout 2011, winning the women's 48-kg category in the 47th Seoul Amateur Boxing Match in February, and by RSC (Referee Stopped Contest) in the 7th National Amateur Boxing Championships in March. Lee Seung-bae, head coach of the Korean national boxing team, said Lee "has a very accurate left punch. She is tall and has long arms, a very good body for boxing," while coach Baek Seung-won said she has "the fire and the perfect physique" to become a professional boxer, but added, "She is a bit old (to turn pro now)." She later won the rookie of the year award for Seoul-based boxers.


In December 2012, she tried out for the first time for the national women's boxing team by competing in the under-48 kg light flyweight category in the National Amateur Boxing Championships, which doubled as the 2013 first national qualifying round. The 28-year-old was the oldest participant at the national championships with a 17 to 34 age limit. But Lee was defeated in the final of the 66th National Amateur Boxing Championships.


On April 24, 2013, Lee won the women's 48-kg title at the 24th National Amateur Boxing Championships in a controversial 22-20 decision, making her the country's first mainstream entertainer/celebrity, male or female, to become a national team athlete for any sport.


Lee said that her dream was to represent the country at the 2014 Asian Games, and her ultimate goal to win a medal there. Since her weight class is not included in international competitions such as the Asiad and the Olympics, she upgraded to the heavier under-51 kg class. But Lee was unable to participate in the Asian Games when she failed to enter the March 2014 final tryouts (as well as the two previous ones). Kim Won-chan, manager of the Incheon City boxing team, said, "She didn't have enough time to build up her skills for the bout. But we will keep working on her conditioning with the aim of getting her into the 2014 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships on Jeju Island."


On July 1, 2015, Lee and her then agency J,Wide-Company filed a cyber defamation lawsuit against a reporter who allegedly spread rumors online that Lee had appeared in a sex video which the agency was using to blackmail her, leading to a suicide attempt; Lee and J,Wide-Company denied those rumors and an arrest warrant for the reporter was later issued by the Seoul Central Prosecutors' Office.


In April 2016, She examine a new movie named " Oh new wol ". this movie is a similar work alike "Ah jeo si".


In March, 2017, Lee was confirmed to star in MBC's action thriller Drama Lookout alongside Kim Young-kwang.


On July 2017, she announced through her social media that she is getting married on September and is 14 weeks pregnant.She gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy on 7 January 2018.

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