Krystal Jung

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Krystal Jung - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Krystal Jung is a Korean-American singer and actress.

She rose to prominence as a member of f(x), before expanding her solo career as an actress and appearing in various drama series such as The Heirs (2013), My Lovely Girl (2014), Prison Playbook (2017), and The Bride of Habaek (2017).


Krystal Jung was spotted by SM Entertainment agency at just five years old. She was on a holiday with her family in South Korea during that time.

This young girl got invited to appear on Shinhwa’s music video for Wedding March.

Afterwards, SM Entertainment offered her to sign to the agency. But because of her young age, her father had to turn down the offer.

Only in 2006 at the age of 12, Krystal joined SM Entertainment. She trained for about 3 years. Then in 2009, this young artist became part of new girl group f(x) and debuted with the group in September, releasing the single LA chA TA.

This K-pop Idol gained massive success and recognition during her time with f(x).

Other than being an idol, Krystal is also active in the film and TV industry. She made her debut as an actress in July 2010.

She got a small role in a sitcom More Charming By The Day. This Scorpio woman began to get recognition as an actress for her role in 2013 drama series The Heirs.

Krystal got her first leading role in the 2014 TV series My Lovely Girl. She was praised by the director for her determination.

This role would lead her into more acting jobs, especially since f(x) had halt their activities in 2016.

This actress would get many more roles in various series such as Prison Playbook (2017), Player (2018), and Police University (2021).

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  • Real Name: Chrystal Soo Jung (크리스탈 수 정)
  • Korean Name: Jung Soo Jung (정수정)
  • Stage Name: Krystal Jung (크리스탈 정)
  • Nickname: Krys, Soojung, Ddudungie, Baby Ice, Baby Jung
  • Birthday: October 24, 1994
  • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Korean-American
  • Religion:  –
  • Profession: Singer, Actress
  • Education: Korea Kent Foreign School, Hanlim Performing Arts High School,Sungkyunkwan University
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Watching movies
  • Parent: –
  • Sibling: Jessica Jung
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @vousmevoyez
  • Tiktok: –
  • Youtube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Measurements: 29-22-31 (Bust -29, Waist -22, and Hips -31 inches)
  • Shoe Size: –
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: Jessica Jung

Boyfriend & Dating History

Kai (EXO)

Krystal confirmed via SM Entertainment that she dated Kai, an EXO member, a fellow idol, and her labelmates, in 2016.

According to SM Entertainment, the two “are close friends who began having feelings for each other.”

Unfortunately, they announced their separation in June 2017, around a year and a couple months after revealing their romance. The reasons behind their split were said to be their busy schedules.

Net Worth 

Krystal has accumulated around $10 million to $15 million of net worth, according to multiple sources. She earns most of her income from her singing and acting career.

Plastic Surgery

There is no known information on whether she has undergone any cosmetic surgery to change her visual appearance.


  • Krystal loves taking selfies.
  • She likes to be called by her Korean name Soo Jung over Krystal.
  • Her older sister, Jessica Jung, was a member of Girls’ Generation.
  • She thinks that Jessica is the prettier one out of the two of them.
  • She has allergy reaction to apples but still like eating them.
  • She is also allergic to cherry, kiwi, and peach.
  • Her most favorite artist is Phony Ppl.
  • She hates eating cucumbers.
  • Krystal and Park Shin Hye are friends.
  • She likes going out to try out new restaurants.
  • She loves eating sushi, dessert, and meat.
  • This Actress likes classic and simple style of clothes.
  • She can play the piano and swim.
  • This K-pop Idol kept on signing for the fans during SM Town LA concert at the Sheraton Hotel until security told her to stop.
  • She loves spending her time staying at home and watching movies.
  • This Singer has done a collaboration for the song I Don’t Wanna Love You with June One Kim.
  • The thing she value most in life is happiness.
  • She idolizes Christina Aguilera.
  • Her ideal type is a funny man with distinct fragrance, who looks good in white shirt and jeans, and also horn-rimmed glasses.

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  • Cobweb (2023), as Han Yoo Rim
  • Sweet & Sour (2021), as Han Bo Yeong
  • More Than Family (2020), as To Il

Drama Series 

  • Crazy Love (KBS2 | 2022), as Lee Shin A
  • Police University (KBS2 | 2021), as Oh Kang Hee
  • Search (OCN | 2020), as Son Ye Rim
  • The Player (OCN | 2018), as Cha A Ryeong
  • Prison Playbook (tvN | 2017-2018), as Kim Ji Ho
  • The Bride of Habaek (tvN | 2017), as Moo Ra
  • The Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS | 2016-2017), as Flight Attendant Bae Min Ji (ep.1)
  • My Lovely Girl (SBS | 2014), as Yoon Se Na
  • Potato Star 2013QR3 (tvN | 2013-2014), as Soo Jung (ep.81)
  • The Heirs (SBS | 2013), as Lee Bo Na
  • High Kick! 3 (MBC | 2011-2012), as Ahn Soo Jung
  • Cutie Pie (MBC | 2010), as Jung Soo Jung

TV Shows

  • Jessica & Krystal (OnStyle ⏐ 2014), as herself (main cast)
  • Kim Yuna’s Kiss & Cry (SBS ⏐ 2011), as herself (contestant)


  • 2023 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Cobweb
  • 2022 KBS Drama Awards – Popularity Award, Actress – Crazy Love
  • 2021 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Police University
  • 2021 Golden Cinematography Awards – Popularity Award by Cinematographer – More Than Family
  • 2019 Madame Figaro Fashion Gala Awards – Asia Style Award
  • 2017 Fashionista Awards – Best Fashionista (TV & Film Division) – The Bride of Habaek
  • 2016 Korea Fashion Photographers Association – Celebrity of the Year (Photogenic)
  • 2016 Jumei Award Ceremony – Fashion Icon Goddess Award
  • 2016 InStyle Star Icon – Most Stylish Female Idol
  • 2016 Fashionista Awards – Best Fashionista
  • 2015 Fashionista Awards – Best Fashionista
  • 2015 Baeksang Arts Awards – Most Popular Actress (TV) – My Lovely Girl
  • 2014 DramaFever Awards – Best Couple (with Kang Min Hyuk) – The Heirs
  • 2010 MBC Entertainment Awards – Best Newcomer in a Sitcom or Comedy – More Charming By The Day


  • 2023 Grand Bell Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Cobweb
  • 2023 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Cobweb
  • 2022 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries – Crazy Love
  • 2021 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best New Actress – More Than Family
  • 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actress – More Than Family
  • 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actress (Film) – More Than Family
  • 2014 Style Icon Awards – Top 10 Style Icons (with Jessica Jung) – Jessica & Krystal
  • 2014 Seoul International Youth Film Festival – Best Young Actress – The Heirs
  • 2014 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries – My Lovely Girl


“I’m open to anything that can take my acting to the next level, so if I feel I can nail it, I’ll go for it.”

“[Attending Cannes Film Festival] was a dream come true. It was such an honour to be there with my Cobweb team and I was so grateful.”

“Whenever I’m travelling, I love having nights out, enjoying outdoor activities in the day and just making the most of my trip.”

“Since I was young, I have preferred clothes that are simple and elegant.”

“I’m such an introvert that it takes me a while to get to know others. But I’m the type of girl who’s fun and playful when I’m around people I’m comfortable with.”

“’Prison Playbook’ was a project that was a turning point in my acting career, a time that made me think a lot about acting. The energy I gained from my fellow actors on set was different compared to any other projects. I learned a lot from them, as they always discussed their acting techniques and expressed a passion for acting.”

“If the opportunity comes, I’d like to stand on stage again. I can’t forget the flutters and thrill of standing on stage, sharing the energy with the audience. I want to experience it again.”

Pics of Krystal Jung

1. Krystal takes cute mirror selfies

Krystal Jung - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. She looks like royalty in blue

Krystal Jung - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. The black outfit makes her look badass

Krystal Jung - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Loving the simple and soft looks

Ex Member f(x) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Krystal is posing like a professional model

Ex Member f(x) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career


Who is Krystal Jung?

She is a Korean-American singer and actress.

Who is Krystal Jung’s real name?

Her real name is Chrystal Soo Jung (크리스탈 수 정).

What makes Krystal Jung famous?

She’s famous as a member of f(x), before expanding her solo career as an actress and appearing in various drama series such as  The Heirs (2013), My Lovely Girl (2014), Prison Playbook (2017), The Bride of Habaek (2017), and Police University (2021).

Where is Krystal Jung from?

She was born in San Francisco, California, United States.

How old is Krystal Jung?

She was born in 1994, and she is 30 years old as of 2024.

When does Krystal Jung celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 24th of every October.

How tall is Krystal Jung?

Her height is 5’6″ or 168 cm.

Who are Krystal Jung’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Krystal Jung married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Krystal Jung’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is Kai (EXO).

How rich is Krystal Jung?

Her net worth is around $10 million to $15 million.

What is Krystal Jung’s nationality?

Her nationality is Korean-American.

Krystal Jung has been an incredibly hard-working person since such young age. Thanks to her determination, she manages to have successful career in both music and acting.