Seo Hyun Jin

Seo Hyun Jin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Seo Hyun Jin made her debut in 2001 as a member of the South Korean girl group M.I.L.K. When the group disbanded, she went to Dongduk Women’s University and studied applied musicology.

She then got back into the game as a soloist and contributed to a lot of soundtracks and singles and also to her first management, SM Entertainment.

In 2006, she turned herself into an actress by participating in the play The Sound of Music which was closely followed by the drama series Hwang Jin Yi where she played a minor role.

Her first leading role came in the historical drama series The Duo (2011), followed by her next projects, The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang (2013) and The Three Musketeers (2014).

Her acting career was reinforced by her immaculate performance in the drama series Let’s Eat 2 (2015) and Another Miss Oh (2016).

Besides starring in drama series, she was also noticed for her acting in several movies such as Because I Love You (2017) and Familyhood (2016).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Seo Hyun Jin (서현진)
  • Stage Name: Seo Hyun Jin (서현진)
  • Nickname: Hyun Jin (현진)
  • Birthday: February 27, 1985
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 167 cm (5’4”)
  • Weight: –
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Roman Chatolic
  • Professions: Actress, Singer
  • Education: Apgujeong High School, Dongduk Women’s University (Applied Musicology)
  • Hobbies: Reading, knitting, traveling, learning foreign languages, watching drama, and arranging flowers
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Boyfriend: –
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  • Twitter: @jini26991
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Facts

  • Hyun Jin expressed that the character whom she is most like is Baek Soo Ji in the TV series Let’s Eat 2 (2015).
  • Korean netizens crown her as the Queen of Romantic Comedy.
  • She likes to stay at home a lot.
  • Her MBTI is INFP.
  • She is best friends with fellow actress Jeon Hye Jin and even went out traveling to Antarctica together.
  • Her baptismal name is Gabriela.
  • She said she is not a stickler but she is also not easily pleased.
  • Hyun Jin barely uses social media.
  • Besides acting and singing, she is also great at dancing.
  • Her ideal type is a sweet and warm-hearted type of man.
  • Her net worth is around $3.5 million.

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Movies

  • Cassiopeia (2022), as Soo Jin
  • Mystery Pink (2018), as Ju Eun
  • Because I Love You (2017), as Lee Hyung Kyung
  • Familyhood (2016), as Sang Mi
  • The Peach Tree (2012), as Shi Yeon
  • Pieces of Memories (2012), as the main character
  • Life is Peachy (2011), as Hee Jin
  • Magic (2010), as Ji Eun
  • Dating on Earth (2010), as Hong Soo Hyun
  • The Madonna (2009), as the main character
  • Story of Wine (2008), as Jin Ju
  • Love Me Not (2006), as Ji Hye

Drama Series

  • Why Her? (SBS | 2022), as Oh Soo Jae
  • You Are My Spring (tvN | 2021), as Kang Da Jung
  • Record of Youth (tvN | 2020), as Lee Hyun Soo
  • Black Dog (tvN | 2019), as Go Ha Neul
  • The Beauty Inside (JTBC | 2018), as Han Se Gye
  • Let’s Eat 3 (tvN | 2018), as Baek Soo Ji
  • Temperature of Love (SBS | 2017), as Lee Hyun Soo
  • Dr. Romantic: APPENDIX, The Beginning of Everything (SBS | 2017), as Yoon Seo Jung
  • Dr. Romantic (SBS | 2016), as Yoon Seo Jung
  • Bring it on, Ghost (tvN | 2016), as a supporting character
  • Another Miss Oh Special (tvN | 2016), as Oh Hae Young
  • Another Miss Oh (tvN | 2016), as Oh Hae Young
  • Let’s Eat 2 Special (tvN | 2015), as Baek Soo Ji
  • Let’s Eat 2 (tvN | 2015), as Baek Soo Ji
  • The Three Musketeers (tvN | 2014), as Yoon Seo
  • Drama Festival: Rebellious (MBC | 2013), as a supporting character
  • The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang (MBC | 2013), as Soo Baek Hyang
  • Jung Yi, Goddess of Fire (MBC | 2013), as Shim Hwa Ryung
  • Here Comes Mr. Oh (MBC | 2012), as Na Jin Joo
  • Horse Doctor (MBC | 2012), as Jo So Yong
  • Feast of the Gods (MBC | 2012), as Ha In Joo
  • The Peak (MBC | 2011), as An Il Yang
  • The Duo (MBC | 2011), as Dal Yi
  • H.I.T. (MBC | 2007), as Jang Hee Jin
  • Hwang Jin Yi (KBS2 | 2006), as Jung Ka Eun

TV Shows

  • Wednesday Gourmet (tvN | 2015), as a guest
  • Let’s Eat with Friends (tvN | 2015), as a regular member
  • SNS One Float Expedition (SBS | 2014), as the main host
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Live Talk Show Taxi (tvN | 2007), as a guest
  • Infinite Challenge (MBC | 2005), as a guest
  • Mystic TV: Surprise (MBC | 2002), as the main host

Theatres

  • Cinderella (2015), as Cinderella
  • Goong: The Musical (2010), as Min Hyo Rin
  • The Sound of Music (2006), as Liesl von Trapp

Music Video Appearances

  • One Step at a Time (2009) – Seo Young Eun
  • Dugeun Dugeun, Tomorrow (2009) – 4Tomorrow

Awards

  • 2020 Brand Customer Loyalty Awards – Most Influential Actress (Drama) – Seo Hyun Jin
  • 2019 Taxpayers’ Day – Presidential Commendation – Seo Hyun Jin
  • 2018 Korea Best Star Awards – Best Drama Star – The Beauty Inside
  • 2017 Grimae Awards – Best Actress – Temperature of Love
  • 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Television) – Another Miss Oh
  • 2016 APAN Star Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Another Miss Oh
  • 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Genre Drama) – Dr. Romantic
  • 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Top 10 Stars – Dr. Romantic
  • 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Best Couple – Dr. Romantic
  • 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Idol Academy Award (Best Kiss) – Dr. Romantic
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Made in tvN (Actress in Drama) – Another Miss Oh
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Romantic Comedy Queen – Another Miss Oh
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Best Kiss – Another Miss Oh
  • 2013 Korea Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress) – Jung Yi,Goddess of Fire and Here Comes Mr. Oh
  • 2012 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Feast of the Gods and Here Comes Mr. Oh
  • 2011 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress in a Miniseries – The Duo

Nominations

  • 2021 APAN Star Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Black Dog
  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Temperature of Love
  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards – Best Couple – Temperature of Love
  • 2017 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Monday – Tuesday Drama) – Temperature of Love
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Best Actress – Another Miss Oh
  • 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Dr. Romantic
  • 2016 Korea Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – Another Miss Oh
  • 2015 Korea Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress) – Let’s Eat 2
  • 2014 APAN Star Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang
  • 2013 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang
  • 2011 Korea Drama Awards – Best New Actress – The Duo

Seo Hyun Jin has so much love for acting and singing that she never, for once, considered them as jobs. For her, both are things she was born and bound to do.

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