Lee Soo Kyung

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Lee Soo Kyung - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lee Soo Kyung is an award-winning South Korean actress. She rose to prominence by appearing in various Korean movies such as Heart Blackened (2017) and Miracle: Letters to the President (2021).


Lee Soo Kyung ventured into the field of acting when she was only sixteen, and the very first acting position that she did was for a movie titled In the Summer (2012).

Her mother realized she would turn into a wonderful actress, so she directed her throughout her journey as an actress.

Then she was in the movie The Pitapatting in 2014, and her career as a new actress took off a year later. That very year, she also passed the audition for the movie Broken.

Other than movies, she was likewise getting various roles in drama series such as Where Stars Land (2018), Kidnapping Assemblyman Mr. Clean (2016), and Law School (2021).

After the release of Law School (2021), many netizens linked her name with her co-star, however, that ended up being only gossip.

In 2022, fans all over the world got to see her in two different movies titled Dead Man and Yaksha: Ruthless Operations.

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  • Real Name: Lee Soo Kyung (이수경)
  • Stage Name: Lee Soo Kyung (이수경)
  • Also Known as: Lee Su Gyeong, Lee Soo Kyeong, Lee Soo Gyeong, Lee Su Kyeong
  • Nickname: Soo Kyung (수경)
  • Birthday: October 24, 1996
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Religion: Buddha
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Gyeonggi Arts High School
  • Hobby: Watching movies
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearances 

  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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  • Father: Lee Seung Won 
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: –

Boyfriend & Dating History

She has never been involved in any publicly known relationship nor rumored to date anyone. She most likely prefers to keep her personal and dating life private.

Net Worth 

Multiple sources estimated her net worth to be around $1 million to $5 million. She appears to earn most of her income through working as an actress in the South Korean entertainment industry.


Criticized for Her Alleged Rude Attitude towards Actor Choi Woo Shik

In March 2015, Lee Soo Kyung, who was only a rookie actress by then, made her name into news headlines as she was accused to be rude towards Choi Woo Shik, who is her co-star in Hogu’s Love (2015).

The controversy began to stir as the two attended production conference several weeks prior to the drama’s debut on screen.

At the event, she said to Choi Woo Shik that the actor was exactly “Hogu from the moment I saw you.” Hogu is the main character of the supposed drama that possesses naive and hopeless characteristics.

After receiving heavy criticism from viewers due to her alleged rude attitude, she issued apology in the later week, claiming to be “very nervous at the time” and that she thought “people misunderstood my actions.”

Plastic Surgery

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


  • Soo Kyung is an actress under Gilstory Entertainment.
  • She has two sisters and one brother.
  • Soo Kyung is known to look like Shin Ryu Jin from the girl group ITZY.
  • She is a big fan of soloist Rain and would like to meet him in person one day.
  • Her favorite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You (1999).
  • Her favorite singer is the Norwegian singer, Sigrid.
  • She likes American actress Zendaya a lot.
  • Soo Kyung took martial arts classes at school and earned a black belt in Karate.
  • She came to a lot of auditions while studying.
  • Soo Kyung took acting training when she was only a teenager.
  • Her management is owned by fellow actor Kim Nam Gil.
  • Actresses Kim Hye Soo and Kim Go Eun are her agency mates.
  • She has a shy personality and likes being alone.
  • Soo Kyung is a homebody.
  • She said she watched the animated movie Ratatouille (2007) ten times.
  • Her mother is very supportive of her acting career.
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • Dead Man (2022), as Gong Hee Joo
  • Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022), as Moon Ju Yeon
  • Miracle: Letters to the President (2021), as Jung Bo Kyung
  • Mr. Zoo: The Missing VIP (2020), as So Jin
  • The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale (2019), as Hae Gul
  • Trivial Matters (2017), as Shim Eun Ah
  • Heart Blackened (2017), as Im Mi Ra
  • Yong Soon (2017), as Yong Soon
  • The Mayor (2017), as Byun Ah Reum
  • Familyhood (2016), as Seon Young
  • Coin Locker Girl (2015), as Song
  • Teach Me (2015), as the main character
  • Broken (2014), as a supporting character
  • The Pitapatting (2013), as Soo Kyung
  • In the Summer (2012), as Soon Young

Drama Series

  • Adamas (tvN | 2022), as Kim Seo Hee
  • Law School Commentary (JTBC | 2021), as self
  • Law School (JTBC | 2021), as Kang Sol B
  • Where Stars Land (SBS | 2018), as Na Yeong Joo
  • Kidnapping Assemblyman Mr. Clean (SBS | 2016), as Seul Gi
  • Reply 1988 (tvN | 2015), as Lee Soo Kyung
  • Drama Special (MBC | 2015), as Nam Seung Hee
  • Ho Gu’s Love (tvN | 2015), as Kang Ho Gyung

TV Shows

  • Omniscient Interfering View (MBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Dear My Human (tvN | 2017), as a guest


  • 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Supporting Actress (Film) – Miracle: Letters to the President
  • 2018 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Supporting Actress (Film) – Heart Blackened
  • 2017 Women in Film Korea Awards – Best New Actress – Yong Soon


  • 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Miracle: Letters to the President
  • 2018 SBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Where Stars Land
  • 2018 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actress (Film) – Yong Soon
  • 2018 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best New Actress – Yong Soon
  • 2017 Grand Bell Awards – Best New Actress – Yong Soon
  • 2017 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actress – Yong Soon
  • 2017 Buil Film Awards – Best New Actress – Yong Soon


“There were many opinions that I would not be suitable for the role of Bo Kyung [in Miracle], as I have played many roles with distinct personalities and strong characters. As a result, I won the role, and it was an opportunity to change the image that had been attached to me, so I thought, ‘But I did a pretty good job.’” 


Who is Lee Soo Kyung?

She is a South Korean actress.

Who is Lee Soo Kyung’s real name?

Her real name is Lee Soo Kyung (이수경).

What makes Lee Soo Kyung famous?

She rose to prominence by appearing in various Korean movies such as Heart Blackened (2017) and Miracle: Letters to the President (2021).

Where is Lee Soo Kyung from?

She was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Lee Soo Kyung?

She was born in 1996, and she is 29 years old as of 2025.

When does Lee Soo Kyung celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 24th of every October.

How tall is Lee Soo Kyung?

Her height is 5’7″ or 170 cm.

Who are Lee Soo Kyung’s parents?

Her father’s name is Lee Seung Won, but her mother’s name is not known.

Is Lee Soo Kyung married?

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

Who is Lee Soo Kyung’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is not known.

How rich is Lee Soo Kyung?

Her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Lee Soo Kyung’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Lee Soo Kyung has been involved in a lot of hit movies and drama series for these past few years and it really shows how much of a talented actress she is.