Back into her pre-debut days, Kang Ye Won initially kicked her starting point in the acting industry when she debuted in Honey Honey (2001) under her real name, Kim Ji Eun.
One year later, she was given a chance to be the main character for a movie called Sex of Magic. She also appeared in another movie in the same year, Addicted.
Not only active in movies, but Ye Won also acted in several dramas, such as Who’s My Love (2020) and She Is Nineteen (2004).
She then continued her acting career in the movie industry until 2012. Those movies are The Red Shoes (2005), Miracle on 1st Street (2007), Tidal Wave (2009), Harmony (2010), Hello Ghost (2010), and Quick (2011).
Ye Won came back into the drama world by starring in The Thousandth Man (2012), Bad Guys (2014), Baek Hee Has Returned (2016), and Man Who Dies To Live (2017).
In 2021, she starred in The One and Only, a popular K-Drama series.
- Real Name: Kim Ji Eun (김지은)
- Stage Name: Kang Ye Won (강예원)
- Also Known as: Gang Ye Won
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- Birthday: March 15, 1980
- Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 162 cm (5’3″)
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- Blood Type: O
- Religion: Catholic
- Profession: Actress
- Education: Hanyang University
- Hobbies: Painting, Singing
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- Instagram: @kangyewon0315
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- Ye Won is a part of SM Culture & Contents.
- She once had a controversy in 2015’s Real Men when her appearance was based on training for the military.
- Ye Won decided to stop singing in 2009 because she had vocal fold nodules.
- She admitted that she was very nervous when filming Real Men.
- She is a very emotional person.
- Ye Won is easy to cry if she is in a harsh or sad situation.
- She thinks that playing a role as a urologist in a movie is not that bad.
- Ye Won has a complexity about her large breast.
- Ye Won also said that she has a small lower body.
- She loves the arts so much.
- Painting is one of the art fields she loves.
- Ye Won’s apartment is very artsy, mixed with paintings, minimalistic furniture, and contemporary elements.
- She hoped that her role in Part-Time Spy would accentuate her humorous side.
- Ye Won owns a motorcycle license.
- She has trauma to singing in high notes.
- She gained her confidence in singing again after Red Velvet’s Wendy told her a secret to solve that problem.
- Ye Won once established an art exhibition for Sisters Slam Dunk Season 2.
- She has a good friendship with Han Chae Young, Minzy, Hong Jin Young, Minzy, Kim Sook, and also Hong Jin Kyung.
- Her ideal type is Cha Tae Hyun.
A hardworking actress, Kang Ye Won is such a role model. She is passionate, genuine, and sincere. So adorable!