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Park Bo Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Park Bo Young is a South Korean actress.

She rose to prominence due to her roles in hit movies such as A Werewolf Boy (2012) and On Your Wedding Day (2018), as well as in drama series which include Oh My Ghost (2015), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023).


Park Bo Young started her acting career while still in middle school. She was chosen by the student filmmakers to be a doll.

The film ended up winning the Challenging Reality Award at Seoul International Youth Film Festival.

This actress had her official debut in 2006. She starred in TV series Secret Campus. She then made some notable roles in Jungle Fish and The King and I.

This Aquarius woman began to rise to fame for her performance in Scandal Makers. The 2008 film was one of the nation’s biggest hit.

Bo Young won various Best New Actress awards for her excellent performance.

Unfortunately in 2010, this rising star got involved in a series of legal dispute with a film production company and her management agency at the time.

Because of the lawsuit, she was held back from working for several years.

Bo Young made her big comeback to the entertainment industry in 2012. She starred in the film A Werewolf Boy.

The fantasy romance film was one of the most successful melodrama in South Korea, getting over 7 million admissions

After her comeback, the woman born in 1990 continued to star in one hit after another. In 2015, she starred in the hit series Oh My Ghost.

She would also appeared in Strong Girl Bong-soon (2016), On Your Wedding Day (2017), and Doom at Your Service (2020) to name a few.

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  • Real Name: Park Bo Young (박보영)
  • Stage Name: Park Bo Young (박보영)
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  • Birthday: February 12, 1990
  • Birthplace: Goesan, North Chungcheong, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: Korea
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Dankook University
  • Hobbies: Singing, playing guitar, playing piano
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  • Instagram: @boyoung0212_official
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
  • Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurements: 29-22-33 (Bust -29, Waist -22, and Hips -33 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 5 (US)
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: Park Wan Soo
  • Mother: Choi Jeong Ok
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: 1

Boyfriend & Dating History 

Song Joong Ki

Park Bo Young was linked romantically to Song Joong Ki, who’s her co-star in Werewolf Boy (2013).

During the movie’s promotion period, Song Joong Ki joked that he wished he “could be in a romantic scandal with her.”

That being said, the actress explained that their relationship was more similar to siblings.

Park Hyung Sik

She was speculated to date Park Hyung Sik, her love interest in the drama series Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017).

Park Hyung Sik confessed his genuine feelings to Park Bo Young by saying he “really loved” her and how she was “that lovable.” However, it seemed that his confession was under professional relationship context only.

Neither party has ever acknowledged the rumors.

Kim Hee Won

In 2020, the actress was embroiled in dating rumors with Kim Hee Won because the pair were spotted dining together multiple times.

Shortly after the rumors spread, she took it herself to clarify on her fancafe, explaining that they have no romantic relationship and only got close as they were working on projects together.

She also warned about the potential legal action if  the rumors “get too extreme.”

Net Worth 

According to multiple sources, it is estimated that Park Bo Young has accumulated anywhere between $5 million and $30 million of net worth.

She earns mainly from acting, as she works as an actress in the South Korean entertainment industry.

Plastic Surgery

Throughout her career, there are plenty of “suspicion of plastic surgery” upon the actress, as she stated herself.

According to Bo Young, it might be because of the differences of her appearance during her debut days in Equal and her present-day visual.

That being said, she explained that she “got prettier as [she] became less tacky” and received “help from professionals” as she expands her career in the entertainment industry.


  • Bo Young can play the piano.
  • She can sing quite well.
  • She was a victim of harassment by other students because of her fame.
  • Her father was a soldier in Army Special Operations.
  • She thought of leaving the entertainment industry as she dealt with the legal dispute.
  • She was in Fiction music video by BEAST and It’s Over by SPEED.
  • This Actress can’t watch horror films.
  • She thinks that doing drama is more tiring than films because of the time constraints.
  • She looks up to Kim Hae Sook.
  • This Aquarius woman is not really good at cooking but enjoy doing it anyway.
  • She learned how to make cream pasta from filming Oh My Ghost.
  • She became a mentor on music variety show called We Kid (위키드) in 2016.
  • Bo Young idolizes Hanwha Eagles.
  • She doesn’t really use social media because she can be quite emotional and doesn’t want to react impulsively.
  • She had torn her ankle ligaments while working out in 2017, before the filming of Strong Woman Do Bong-soon.
  • This talented actress had to have a 20-minute surgery for her ankle.
  • She likes watching food show Delicious Guys (맛있는 녀석들).
  • She used to dislike alcohol but has since grown to like them.
  • Bo Young is good at cooking dakbokkeumtang, galbijjim, and kimchijjigae.
  • She would love to be friends with her character Bog Soon because of her kindness, strength, and sense of justice.
  • She would like to have the superpower to reverse time.
  • The woman from Goesan doesn’t have a specific color that she loves.
  • She has undergone scar-removal surgery on her arm in 2019.
  • She was under Fides Spatium until 2019, and then joined BH Entertainment in 2020.
  • Her ideal type is man who can express his emotion clearly and be direct when liking her.

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  • Concrete Utopia (2023), as Myeong Hwa
  • On Your Wedding Day (2018), as Seung Hee
  • Collective Invention (2015), as Joo Jin
  • You Call It Passion (2015), as Do Ra Hee
  • The Silenced (2015), as Joo Ran
  • Hot Young Bloods (2014), as Young Sook
  • A Werewolf Boy (2012), as Soon Yi
  • Don’t Click (2012), as Se Hee
  • ESP Couple (2008), as Hyun Jin
  • Scandal Makers (2008), as Hwang Jung Nam
  • Our School’s E.T. (2008), as Han Song Yi
  • If You Were Me 4 (2008), as Kim Hee Soo

Drama Series 

  • Daily Dose of Sunshine (Netflix | 2023), as Jung Da Eun
  • Strong Girl Nam Soon (JTBC | 2023), as Do Bong-Soon (ep.3)
  • Doom at Your Service (tvN | 2021), as Tak Dong Kyung
  • Abyss (tvN | 2019), as Ko Se Yeon
  • Strong Girl Bong Soon (JTBC | 2017), as Do Bong Soon
  • Oh My Ghost (tvN | 2015), as Na Bong Sun
  • Star’s Lover (SBS | 2008-2009), as Ma Ri (young)
  • Chilwu, the Mighty (KBS2 | 2008), as Choi Woo Young (cameo)
  • King and I (SBS | 2007-2008), as Yoon So Hwa (young)
  • Mackerel Run (SBS | 2007), as Shim Chung Ah
  • Secret Campus (EBS | 2006)

TV Shows

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Music Video Appearances 

  • It’s Over (Dance ver.) (2013) – Speed feat. Park Bo Young
  • It’s Over (Drama ver.) (2013) – Speed feat. Park Bo Young
  • That’s My Fault (Drama ver.) (2013) – Speed feat. Kang Min Kyung
  • Fiction (2011) – Beast
  • Only I Didn’t Know (2011) – IU
  • Between Love and Friendship (2008) – Park Hye Kyung
  • 가슴아 제발 (2008) – Yuri
  • Still Pretty Today (2007) – Fly to the Sky
  • Couldn’t Help It (2007) – Goo Jung Hyun

Pics of Park Bo Young

1. Bo Young has such a cute style

Park Bo Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. She is also a great model

Park Bo Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Her face is so fresh and youthful

Park Bo Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. She really looks like a doll

Korean Actress - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Bo Young has the brightest smile

Korean Actress - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career


Who is Park Bo Young?

She is a South Korean actress.

Who is Park Bo Young’s real name?

Her real name is Park Bo Young (박보영).

What makes Park Bo Young famous?

She became famous due to her roles in hit movies such as A Werewolf Boy (2012) and On Your Wedding Day (2018), as well as in drama series which include Oh My Ghost (2015), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023).

Where is Park Bo Young from?

She was born in Goesan, North Chungcheong, South Korea.

How old is Park Bo Young?

She was born in 1990, and she is 34 years old as of 2024.

When does Park Bo Young celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 12th of every February.

How tall is Park Bo Young?

Her height is 5’2″ or 158 cm.

Who are Park Bo Young’s parents?

Her father’s name is Park Wan Soo and her mother’s name is Choi Jeong Ok.

Is Park Bo Young married?

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

Who is Park Bo Young’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is not known. However, she used to be rumored to date Song Joong Ki, Park Hyung Sik, and Kim Hee Won.

How rich is Park Bo Young?

Her net worth is around $5 million to $30 million.

What is Park Bo Young’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Park Bo Young has made an amazing career for herself since the very beginning. She was met with some unfortunate legal dispute, but managed to come back even stronger.