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Park Sun Young - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

Park Sun Young is a South Korean actress. She’s best recognized for her appearances in various Korean drama series such as The 101st Proposal (2006), My Too Perfect Sons (2009), and Crazy Love (2013).


Starting her career as a theatre actress in 1995, Park Sun Young then continued to debut as a TV actress by appearing in MBC’s drama, Days of Delight (1999). One year later, she got her fame by acting in Truth.

In 2003, the public began knowing her as the rising star after she acted in a movie called Show Show Show.

Sun Young then focused more on her appearance for television series.

Some TV series that gained her popularity was The 101st Proposal (2006), My Too Perfect Sons (2009), and Crazy Love (2013).

In 2017, she came back to the movie screen by acting in Steel Rain. She also acted in a series called Super Family 2017 during that year.

After The World of the Married (2020) rose up to her fame. in 2021, she continued to appear in Uncle. In the same year, she also signed Cube Entertainment as her agency.

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  • Real Name: Park Sun Young (박선영)
  • Stage Name: Park Sun Young (박선영) / Park Seon Yeong / Park Seon Young / Park Sun Yeong
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  • Birthday: August 21, 1976
  • Birthplace: Muju County, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korean
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  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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Husband, Boyfriend, & Dating History

Kim Il Bum 

The actress met her now-husband Kim Il Beom, who’s a South Korean diplomat and interpreter for former presidents of the country, through a blind date in 2003.

The pair tied the knot in May 2010. Their wedding reception was held at Shilla Hotel, Seoul.

Net Worth 

She has never revealed the exact amount of her net worth, but multiple sources estimated the number to be around $1 million to $5 million.

She appears to earn most of her income through working as actress in the South Korean entertainment industry.

Plastic Surgery

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


  • Sun Young works under Cube Entertainment.
  • She married Kim Il Bum in 2010.
  • Sun Young and Kim Il Bum married at Shilla Hotel, Seoul.
  • She majored in Broadcasting at her college.
  • In The World of the Married, she got a role as a wife who is being cheated by her own husband.
  • She started her acting career in 1995 for a theatre called Faust.
  • She once appeared in a variety show called Now On My Way to Meet You from 2011 to 2012.
  • Her debuted on the TV screen in 1999 for the MBC drama, Days of Delight.
  • She once won an award for the 2005 Korea Fashion World Awards as Best Model.
  • She first appeared on a big screen in 2002, when she acted for No Comment.
  • Her ideal type is…

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  • The 12th Suspect (2019), as Jang Sun Hwa
  • The Princess and the Matchmaker (2018), as Youngbin
  • Steel Rain (2017), as Kang Ji Hye
  • Show Show Show (2003), as Yun Hie
  • Addicted (2002), as Ye Jin
  • No Comment (2002)

Drama Series 

  • Chunhwa Love Story (TVING | 2024), as Queen
  • The Forbidden Marriage (MBC | 2022-2023), as Seo Woon Jung
  • Uncle (TV Chosun | 2021-2022), as Park Hye Ryeong
  • The World of the Married (JTBC | 2020), as Ko Ye Rim
  • Marry Me Now? (KBS2 | 2018), as Park Sun Ha
  • Super Family 2017 | Choingajok 2017 (SBS | 2017), as Maeng Ra Yeon
  • Jang Youngsil: The Greatest Scientist of Joseon (KBS1 | 2016), as Princess Sohyun
  • Stormy Woman (MBC | 2014-2015), as Han Jung Im
  • Crazy Love (tvN | 2013), as Eun Joo / Yoon Mi So
  • Can’t Live Without You (MBC | 2012), as Min Ji Soo
  • Immortal Classic (Channel A | 2012), as Hwang Geum Hee
  • Detectives in Trouble (KBS2 | 2011), as Heo Eun Young
  • My too Perfect Sons (KBS2 | 2009), as Lee Soo Jin
  • Lonely Bird (MBC | 2007-2008), as Park Young Eun
  • The 101st Proposal (SBS | 2006), as Hang Su Jung
  • A Farewell to Sorrow (KBS2 | 2005), as Jang Suh Young
  • 18 vs. 29 (KBS2 | 2005), as Yoon Hee Chan
  • Oh! Phil Seung Bong Soon Young (2004), as Noh Yoo Jung
  • The King’s Woman (SBS | 2003-2004), as Lady Kim Gae Shi
  • Jang Hee Bin (KBS2 | 2002-2003), as Queen Inhyun
  • Beautiful Days (SBS | 2001), as Oh Min Joo
  • Mothers and Sisters (MBC | 2000), Haeng Ja
  • Some Like It Hot (MBC | 2000), as Lee Yeon Ok

TV Shows

  • Soo Mi’s Side Dishes (tvN ⏐ 2018), as herself (guest)
  • Same Bed, Different Dreams Season 2: You Are My Destiny (SBS ⏐ 2017), as herself (guest, special MC)
  • On My Way to Meet You (2011), as herself (regular cast member)
  • Radio Star (MBC ⏐ 2007), as herself (guest)
  • Vitamin (KBS2 ⏐ 2003), as herself (guest)


  • 2005 Korea Fashion World Awards – Best Model Award
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress – Oh Feel Young
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award (with Ahn Jae Wook – Oh Feel Young
  • 2000 MBC Drama Awards: Viewer’s Favorite Character Actress – Truth
  • 1996 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – White Dandelion 
  • 1996 KBS Super Talent – Grand Prize


Who is Park Sun Young?

She is a South Korean actress.

Who is Park Sun Young’s real name?

Her real name is Park Sun Young (박선영).

What makes Park Sun Young famous?

She’s famous because of her appearances in various Korean drama series such as The 101st Proposal (2006), My Too Perfect Sons (2009), and Crazy Love (2013).

Where is Park Sun Young from?

She was born in Muju County, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.

How old is Park Sun Young?

She was born in 1976, and she is 48 years old as of 2024.

When does Park Sun Young celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 21st of every August.

How tall is Park Sun Young?

Her height is 5’5″ or 165 cm.

Who are Park Sun Young’s parents?

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

Is Park Sun Young married?

Yes, she is married to Kim Il Bum. They tied the knot in 2010.

Who is Park Sun Young’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is not known.

How rich is Park Sun Young?

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

What is Park Sun Young’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

After gaining a lot of experiences throughout her acting career, Park Sun Young proves us that she is a true legendary actress.