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Lee Young Eun - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lee Young Eun is a South Korean actress. She’s best recognized for her appearances in drama series such as Likeable or Not (2007-2008), While You Were Sleeping (2011), and Can’t Stand Anymore (2013).


Lee Young Eun started her debut as an actress by appearing in a TV series in 2003, My Fair Lady.

One year later, in 2004, she then made an appearance as a model for Sol’s MV with the title of Destiny.

During that year, Young Eun also debuted in a big-screen movie, Too Beautiful To Lie, and some dramas, such as Full House and Nonstop 4.

That career then was followed by her acting in Don’t Worry (2005), War of Money (2007), and the popular movie Summer, Whispers (2008).

After that, Young Eun made an appearance for a crime drama, Korean Mystery Detective Jung Yak Yong back in 2010.

Later, she then starred in While You Were Sleeping (2011) which earned her an award and an nomination as an excellence actress.

In 2012, she acted in To The Beautiful You and Wedding Scheme, which later was followed by her appearance in My Secret Hotel (2014), Still Loving You (2016), and Still 17 (2018).

Young Eun later continued her acting career by made a comeback in Home for Summer (2019) and Secret House (2022).

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  • Real Name: Lee Young Eun (이영은)
  • Stage Name: Lee Young Eun (이영은)
  • Nickname: Young Eun
  • Birthday: August 9, 1982
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Dongduk Women’s University (Majored in Broadcasting and Entertainment)
  • Hobbies: Reading, Watching movies
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  • Instagram: @leeyoungeun0809
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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  • Sister: –
  • Children: Go Na Yeon

Husband, Boyfriend, & Dating History

Go Jung Ho

In August 2014, Lee Young Eun’s agency, J-wide Company, announced her marriage that held in September that year.

According to the official statement, his husband is a company employee who’s her senior by two years. The couple had been dating for a year.

The pair has a daughter who’s named Go Na Yeon.

Plastic Surgery

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


  • Young Eun is under J-Wide Company.
  • Her husband is a producer of a TV cable.
  • Her wedding was private and was held at the Shilla Hotel in Jangchung-dong, Seoul.
  • Some actors were also there in her wedding, such as Lee Sang Yoon, Kim Ji Suk, and Lee Chung Ah.
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • Granny’s Got Talent (2015), as PD Yang
  • Doomsday Book (2012), as announcer
  • Oh! My God 2 (2009), as Lim Jung Hwan
  • Summer, Whispers (2008), as Young Jo
  • Going by the Book (2007), as Jeon Da Hye
  • Too Beautiful to Lie (2004), as Choi Soo Mi

TV Movies

  • Dad Says I am Sorry (TV Chosun | 2012), as Kyung Ae
  • I Remember You (SBS | 2011)

Drama Series

  • Secret House (MBC | 2022), as Baek Joo Hong
  • Home for Summer (KBS1 | 2019), as Wang Geum Hee
  • Still 17 (SBS | 2018), as woman yellow high heels
  • Still Loving You (KBS1 | 2016-2017), as Oh Eun Soo
  • Punch (SBS | 2014-2015), as Park Hyun Sun
  • My Secret Hotel (tvN | 2014), as Yeo Eun Joo
  • Gabdong, the Memories of Murder (tvN | 2014), as Lee Soon Sim (cameo)
  • Can’t Take It Anymore (JTBC | 2013-2014), as Hwang Sun Joo
  • To The Beautiful You (SBS | 2012), as Korean teacher Lee So Jung
  • Wedding Scheme (tvN | 2012), as Yoo Sun Hee
  • While You Were Sleeping (SBS | 2011), as Oh Shin Young
  • Once Upon a Time in Saengchori (tvN | 2010-2011), as Yoo Eun Joo
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors (SBS | 2010), as Kim Yeong Mi
  • Korean Mystery Detective Jung Yak Yong (OCN | 2009-2010), as Sol Ran
  • Korean Ghost Stories (KBS2 | 2009), as Yeon
  • Korean Ghost Stories (KBS2 | 2008), as Yeo Rim / Chae Ok
  • Likable or Not (KBS | 2007-2008), as Hwang Ji Young
  • War of Money (SBS | 2007), as Geum Eun Ji
  • Don’t Worry (KBS2 | 2005), as Jo Eun Sae
  • Full House (KBS2 | 2004), as Jin Hee
  • Nonstop 4 (MBC | 2004), as guest
  • Open Drama Man & Woman (SBS | 2003), as In Hee
  • My Fair Lady (SBS | 2003), as Cha Joo Mi

TV Shows

  • Running Man (SBS | 2018), as guest
  • Happiness in ₩10,000: Happiness Ltd. (MBC | 2008), as host

Music Video Appearances

  • Sad Love Waltz (2009) – Nemesis
  • You Said You Can Love Me (2008) – Sung Je
  • A Memory of Love (2007) – Song A
  • Thanks (2007) – Kim Dong Ryool
  • Destiny (2004) – Sol


  • 2019 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama – Home For Summer
  • 2011 Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama – While You Were Sleeping
  • 2007 SBS Drama Awards – New Star Award – War of Money


  • 2011 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama – While You Were Sleeping
  • 2009 Grand Bell Awards – Best New Actress – Summer Whispers
  • 2008 Korea Drama Awards – Netizen Popularity Award – Likeable or Not


Who is Lee Young Eun?

She is a South Korean actress.

Who is Lee Young Eun’s real name?

Her real name is Lee Young Eun (이영은).

What makes Lee Young Eun famous?

She’s famous because of her appearances in drama series such as Likeable or Not (2007-2008), While You Were Sleeping (2011), and Can’t Stand Anymore (2013).

Where is Lee Young Eun from?

She was born in Daegu, South Korea.

How old is Lee Young Eun?

She was born in 1982, and she is 42 years old as of 2024.

When does Lee Young Eun celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 9th of every August.

How tall is Lee Young Eun?

Her height is 5’6″ or 167 cm.

Who are Lee Young Eun’s parents?

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

Is Lee Young Eun married?

Yes, she is married to Go Jung Ho. They tied the knot in 2014.

Who is Lee Young Eun’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is not known.

How rich is Lee Young Eun?

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

What is Lee Young Eun’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Lee Young Eun is pretty, charming, and magnetic. She always spreads the beauty wherever she goes.