Nam Ji Hyun

Nam Ji Hyun - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Nam Ji Hyun officially debuted as a child actress in 2004 with the drama series Say You Love Me. It was after she played a cameo in the drama series 전파견문록 (2002).

Her eminent works in her early days include the drama series My Love (2006) and the movies Mapado 2: Back To The Island (2007) and My Captain Mr. Underground (2006).

She kept on appearing in numerous drama series and movies that won her a few awards and helped her secure a spot as a rising actress worth looking out for.

In 2011, she showed up in the movie A Reason to Live, which gave her the Best New Actress awards. Two years later, she got one more award for her role in the drama series Hwa Yi: A Monster Boy.

Then, she joined the cast of the drama series What Happens to My Family? in 2014, which acquired her another Best New Actress award at the KBS Drama Awards.

The year 2016 saw her take her first leading role in the drama series Shopping King Louis. A year later, her fame peaked after starring in the drama series Suspicious Partner.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Nam Ji Hyun (남지현)
  • Stage Name: Nam Ji Hyun (남지현)
  • Also Known as: Nam Ji Hyeon
  • Nickname: Ji Hyun (지현)
  • Birthday: September 17, 1995
  • Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 162 cm (5’4”)
  • Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Sogang University (Psychology)
  • Hobbies: Watching cooking programs, eating delicious food, listening to music
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
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  • Instagram: @hyuniiiiiii_95917, @tancookie_and_mone
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Facts

  • Ji Hyun was born and raised in Incheon, South Korea.
  • She has an elder sister.
  • Ji Hyun officially debuted as a child actress in 2004.
  • She has two pet cats named Tancoo and Mone and even created an Instagram account for them, @tancookie_and_mone.
  • Ji Hyun is an actress under Management SOOP.
  • She is not a picky eater.
  • Her favorite dish is crab stew, which her mother cooks.
  • She cannot eat raw marinated crabs and soy sauce shrimps because of allergies.
  • Her favorite season is winter.
  • She makes a habit of eating breakfast every day.
  • Ji Hyun dislikes inconsiderate people.
  • She likes blue and achromatic colors.
  • Ji Hyun often eats delicious food to overcome stress.
  • Her motto in life is ‘Let’s not do things that we will regret later.’
  • Fans said she looks like fellow actress Lee Se Young.
  • She wants to learn to play instruments and make crafts.
  • Ji Hyun enjoys all kinds of learning processes.
  • She admitted that it took her a while to get her bachelor’s degree from Sogang University because of her busy schedule as an actress.
  • Ji Hyun said if she were not an actress, she would become a researcher.
  • Her ideal type is someone like Noh Ji Wook, a character from the drama series Suspicious Partner (2017).
  • Her net worth is around…

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Movies

  • The Map Against The World (2016), as Soon Shil
  • The Tunnel (2016), as Mi Na
  • Hwa Yi: A Monster Boy (2013), as Yoo Kyung
  • A Reason To Live (2011), as Ji Min
  • Song of Dreams (2011), as Byeol Yi
  • Ghost (Be With Me) (2010), as a supporting character
  • Family Plan (2010), as Ji Min
  • Happy Ulleung Man (2010), as the narrator
  • Astro Boy (2009), as Cora
  • If You Were Me 4 (2009), as Park Jin Ju
  • Mapado 2: Back To The Island (2007), as a supporting character
  • My Captain Mr. Underground (2006), as Park Ji Min
  • Shadowless Sword (2005), as Young Yeon So Ha

Drama Series

  • Little Women (tvN | 2022), as Oh In Kyung
  • The Witch’s Diner (TVING | 2021), as Jung Jin
  • Drama Festa – Off Route (JTBC | 2021), as Kang Soo Ji
  • 365: Repeat The Year (MBC | 2020), as Shin Ga Hyun
  • Dear My Room (O’live | 2019), as a supporting character
  • 100 Days My Prince: Bonus Book (tvN | 2018), as Yoon Yi Seo
  • 100 Days My Prince (tvN | 2018), as Yoon Yi Seo
  • Suspicious Partner (SBS | 2017), as Eun Bong Hee
  • Mystery Freshman (SBS | 2016), as Oh Ah Young
  • Shopping King Louie (MBC | 2016), as Go Bok Shil
  • Late Night Restaurant (SBS | 2015), as Hye Ri
  • What Happens to My Family? (KBS2 | 2014), as Kang Seo Wool
  • Angel Eyes (SBS | 2014), as Young Yoon Soo Wan
  • Drama Special – Girl Detective, Park Hae Sol (KBS2 | 2012), as Park Hae Sol
  • Can’t Live Without You (MBC | 2012), as Eun Deok
  • The 3rd Ward (tvN | 2012), as the Singer
  • To the Beautiful You (SBS | 2012), as Hong Da Hae
  • Warrior Baek Dong Soo (SBS | 2011), as Young Yoo Ji Sun
  • Giant (SBS | 2010), as Young Hwang Jung Yun
  • It’s Me, Grandmother (MBC | 2010), as Eun Ha
  • Will It Snow for Christmas? (SBS | 2009), as Teen Ji Wan
  • Queen Seon Deok (MBC | 2009), as Teen Princess Deok Man
  • East of Eden (MBC | 2008), as Young Ji Hyun
  • Our Happy Ending (MBC | 2008), as Kang Mi Na
  • The Great King, Se Jong (KBS1 | 2008), as Young Princess Shim
  • Lobbyist (SBS | 2007), as Young Maria
  • My Love Clementine (SBS | 2006), as Jang Ba Da
  • My Love (SBS | 2006), as Kim Min
  • Say You Love Me (MBC | 2004), as Young Seo Young Chae
  • 전파견문록 (MBC | 2002), as a supporting character

TV Shows

  • Sixth Sense 2 (tvN | 2021), as a guest
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Live Talk Show Taxi (tvN | 2007), as a guest
  • Happy Together: Season 3 (KBS2 | 2007), as a guest

Music Video Appearances

  • Shaking (2015) – Tae Il (Block B)

Awards

  • 2020 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Monday – Tuesday Miniseries) – 365: Repeat the Year
  • 2019 Soompi Awards – Best Couple Award – 100 Days My Prince
  • 2018 Dong-A.com’s Pick – Next Generation Noteworthy Actress – Nam Ji Hyun
  • 2018 Soompi Awards – Best Kiss – Suspicious Partner
  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Wednesday – Thursday Drama) – Suspicious Partner
  • 2016 Asia Artist Awards – Best Entertainer Award (Actress) – Shopaholic Louis
  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Shopaholic Louis
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – What Happens to My Family?
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – What Happens to My Family?
  • 2012 KBS Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – Drama Special – Girl Detective, Park Hae Sol
  • 2008 MBC Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – Queen Seon Deok
  • 2008 MBC Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – East of Eden
  • 2006 SBS Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – My Love

Nominations

  • 2020 MBC Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – 365: Repeat the Year
  • 2019 Soompi Awards – Best Actress of the Year – 100 Days My Prince
  • 2018 The Seoul Awards – Popularity Award (Actress) – Nam Ji Hyun
  • 2018 Soompi Awards – Best Actress of the Year – Suspicious Partner
  • 2018 Soompi Awards – Best Couple – Suspicious Partner
  • 2017 Korea Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress (Drama)) – Suspicious Partner
  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Suspicious Partner
  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Shopaholic Louis
  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Shopaholic Louis
  • 2015 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actress (Television) – What Happens to My Family?
  • 2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actress – Hwa Yi: A Monster Boy
  • 2012 Buil Film Awards – Best New Actress – A Reason to Live
  • 2007 SBS Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – Lobbyist

Nam Ji Hyun is the kind of person who enjoys the process of achieving success in her acting career. For that admirable quality, we should keep on supporting her on future occasions.

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