Son Ye-jin

About Son Ye-jin

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: January 11, 1982
Birth Place: Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea, South Korean
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1999–present
Agent: MSTeam Entertainment
Hangul: 손연진
Hanja: 孫彦眞
Revised Romanization: Son Yeon-jin
McCune–Reischauer: Son Ŏnjin

Son Ye-jin

Son Ye-jin was born on January 11, 1982 in Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea, South Korean, is Actress. Son Ye-jin is a South Korean actress whose films and television series have gained remarkable popularity in South Korea, China and Japan, since 2006. She began her acting career in 2000 with a role in a film titled ‘Secret Tears’. The following year, she acted in television shows like ‘Sun-hee and Jin-hee’ and the popular ‘Delicious Proposal’. However, her biggest breakthrough in her career came when she acted in the biopic film ‘Chi-hwa-seon’ in 2002. This film’s international success led her to her next big role in the romantic drama ‘Lover’s Concerto’. In 2003, she got another major role in theromantic film ‘The Classic’. In the same year, she appeared in the television series ‘Summer Scent’ and in the season themed series ‘Endless Love’. In 2004, she acted in the romantic tragedy movie ‘A Moment to Remember’ which inspired several remakes in other countries. The following year, she played one of the four lead roles in the extra-marital affair themed movie ‘April Snow’.
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Popular As Son Ye-jin
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 11, 1982 (Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday January 11
Town/City Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Son Ye-jin’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

Son Ye-jin 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.



Son Ye-jin first appeared in a supporting role in Park Ki-hyung's film Secret Tears in 2000, and then went on to take the leading role in television dramas such as Delicious Proposal, Sun-hee and Jin-hee, and Great Ambition. Her first high-profile role in cinema was in Im Kwon-taek's Chi-hwa-seon, which screened at Cannes and took home a Best Director award in 2002.


Son then cast off her nice girl image in her next projects. She took on the roles of a con Artist in The Art of Seduction, an ambitious reporter in Spotlight, a femme fatale in Open City, and a divorcée in the critically acclaimed series Alone in Love. In 2008, her portrayal of a polyandrous woman in My Wife Got Married bagged her Best Actress honors from the prestigious Blue Dragon Film Awards and other local award-giving bodies.


In 2012, Son starred in her first blockbuster The Tower, a remake of the 1974 Hollywood disaster film The Towering Inferno. She returned to television in 2013 in the revenge drama Shark (also known as Don't Look Back: The Legend of Orpheus), then headlined Blood and Ties, a thriller about a daughter who suspects that her Father was involved in a kidnap-murder case.


Son reunited with Shark costar Kim Nam-gil in the 2014 period adventure film The Pirates, which received mixed reviews but was a commercial hit and won Son the Best Actress award at the Grand Bell Awards. Son next starred in the black comedy Bad Guys Always Die opposite Taiwanese actor Chen Bolin, a Chinese-Korean co-production that was filmed on Jeju Island.


In 2016, Son reunited with My Wife Got Married co-star Kim Joo-hyuk in The Truth Beneath, a political thriller. She won Best Actress at the 25th Buil Film Awards and 17th Busan Film Critics Awards for her performance. She then played Princess Deokhye in the biopic The Last Princess, helmed by April Snow Director Hur Jin-ho. The film drew positive reviews by critics and went on to become a box office hit, grossing US$40.35 million worldwide. Son was praised by critics for her "outstanding" performance in her portrayal of "the unfathomable depths of the emotional ups and downs of Deokhye".


In 2017, Son was cast in the crime thriller Negotiation alongside Hyun Bin.


In 2018, Son starred alongside So Ji-sub in the romance film Be with You, based on the Japanese novel of the same name. The same year, Son returned to the small screen after five years with JTBC's romance drama Something in the Rain.

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