Kim So Yeon got into the entertainment industry in 1994 at just 14 years old.
She did it by participating in Miss Binggrae beauty pageant. Surprisingly, this teenage girl ended up winning the top prize.
In the same year, she made her acting debut. She starred in the TV series Dinosaur Teacher. This experience opened up many more acting opportunities for her.
Some of her most notable early projects included Reporting for Duty (1996) and Soonpoong Clinic (1998).
This actress started to get more recognition after her role in the 2000 TV series All About Eve. However, she began to feel unhappy for being type-cast as cold-hearted characters.
She ended up leaving the industry for several years after finding little success in early 2000s.
So Yeon came back from her three years hiatus in 2008. She got new-found joy in the TV series Gourmet.
She then became even more successful with the 2009 series Iris. Her performance there was widely praised.
The following years, this Scorpio woman starred in many hit series and films. She was in Prosecutor Princess (2010), Gabi (2012), Beating Again (2015), and Penthouse (2020).
- Real Name: Kim So Yeon (김소연)
- Stage Name: Kim So Yeon
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- Birthday: November 2, 1980
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
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- Profession: Actress
- Education: Dongguk University
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- Husband: Lee Sang Woo (Married 2017)
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- So Yeon is signed under J Wide Company.
- She competed in Miss Binggrae beauty pageant without her parents approval.
- During the competition, she used marker pen to draw eyeliners.
- At the beginning of her career, this actress used to be a commercial model.
- She is the first teen star to get more than ₩100 million from doing commercials.
- Even as a teen, she had a more mature look.
- This Scorpio woman regrets wearing more nature make-up that made her seems older.
- She got injured during the filming of Iris (2009).
- She learned to play piano for a scene in Penthouse (2020).
- So Yeon loves eating various foods.
- She has admitted to have stopped herself from eating when attending shows in gown.
- She does plenty of work-out.
- The woman from Seoul was insecure for having to wear short skirt because of her muscled legs.
- According to her family and close friends, she is too nice sometimes.
- She is married to actor Lee Sang Woo in 2017.
- The couple first met during the filming of drama series Happy Home (2016).
- Her ideal type is a man with a good sense of humor and the same mindset as mine.
Pics of Kim So Yeon
1. So Yeon looks really badass in black
2. She also rocks this softer look
3. Her face is perfect
4. She looks like a princess
5. So Yeon is an incredible model
Kim So Yeon has had quite a journey in the entertainment industry. Despite facing some hardship, she keeps on going and manages to be successful.