Shin Hye Sun began her career as an actress after securing a minor role in the drama series School 2013 in 2012. It was a part of the long-running series titled School.
After the acknowledgment that she got for her first role, she started getting significantly bigger roles in a few other drama series such as Oh My Gosh (2015) and She Was Pretty (2015).
A year later, her breakthrough came in with the drama series Five Enough, which allowed her to win and be nominated for several awards.
In 2017, she had her first lead role in the movie A Day. Additionally, she had also shown up in a few movies before that, including A Violent Prosecutor (2016) and The Mother Earth (2014).
Besides being an actress, she could also be seen modeling for some music videos, such as Snowfall (2018) by g.o.d and Feel Like (2018) by Naul.
In 2020, she experienced another breakthrough that escalated her acting career by starring in the drama series Mr. Queen alongside fellow actor Kim Jung Hyun.
- Real Name: Shin Hye Sun (신혜선)
- Stage Name: Shin Hye Sun (신혜선)
- Also Known as: Sin Hye Sun, Sin Hae Sun, Shin Hae Seon, Shin Hye Seon, Sin Hye Seon,
- Sin Hae Seon, Shin Hae Sun
- Nickname: Hye Sun (혜선)
- Birthday: August 31, 1989
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
- Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
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- Profession: Actress
- Education: Sejong University (Film Art), Seoul, National High School of Traditional Korean Arts, Konkuk University Middle School
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- Hye Sun dreamed of becoming an actress since she was in elementary school.
- She cut her hair short in her first audition to stand out among the other participants.
- Hye Sun officially debuted as an actress in her 20s.
- She was known as a late bloomer in the Korean entertainment industry.
- Hye Sun took a ballet class for six months for her role in the drama series Angel’s Last
- Mission: Love (2019).
- She went to the same school as fellow actors Lee Jong Suk and Kang Ha Neul.
- Hye Sun admitted that she is a people-pleaser and has a hard time saying no to people.
- She has a pet dog and likes to teach her dog simple tricks.
- Hye Sun has an elder sister.
- Her favorite actor is Won Bin.
- She is an actress under YNK Entertainment.
- Her MBTI is INFP.
- She likes watching animes like One Piece, Studio Ghibli, and Death Note.
- Her favorite food is ramen and wants to model for a ramen commercial film.
- She said she admires fellow actress Gong Hyo Jin.
- Hye Sun does not like being the center of attention.
- She is a homebody.
- Hye Sun does not mind being alone but she does not want to be lonely.
- When at home, she usually spends most of her time watching television.
- She likes to keep her personal business private.
- When she is angry, she said she needs to be alone to cool down.
- She would rather solve a problem by herself than ask anyone else for help.
- Hye Sun is a self-proclaimed lazy perfectionist. If she thinks she cannot do something perfectly, she will not start it at all.
- She often lets incoming messages on her phone unopened and unread.
- Her favorite singer is Naul.
- Her ideal type is a sweet gentleman with broad shoulders.
- Her net worth is around $5 million.
- Brave Citizen (2022), as So Si Min
- Open the Door (2022), as Soo Hyun
- She Died (2022), as So Ra
- Collectors (2020), as Yoon Se Hee
- Innocence (2020), as Ahn Jung In
- 1919 – 2019, Memories (2019), as the narrator
- Hope for Children in Global Village (2018), as the narrator
- A Day (2017), as Mi Gyung
- A Violent Prosecutor (2016), as Yu Na
- The Mother Earth (2014), as Dae Ji
- Return Match (2014), as Joo Yeon
- One Summer Night (2014), as So Ra
- Wax Doll (TBA), as the main character
- See You In My 19th Life (TBA | 2023), as Ban Ji Eum
- Mr. Queen: The Bamboo Forest (tvN | 2021), as Kim So Yong
- Mr. Queen: The Story (tvN | 2021), as Kim So Yong
- Mr. Queen Special (tvN | 2020), as Kim So Yong
- Mr. Queen (tvN | 2020), as Kim So Yong
- Stranger 2 (tvN | 2020), as Young Eun Soo
- Angel’s Last Mission: Love Special (KBS2 | 2019), as Lee Yeon Seo
- Angel’s Last Mission: Love (KBS2 | 2019), as Lee Yeon Seo
- The Hymn of Death (SBS | 2018), as Yun Shim Deok
- Still 17 (SBS | 2018), as Woo Seo Ri
- My Golden Life New Year’s Eve Special (KBS2 | 2017), as Seo Ji Ahn
- My Golden Life (KBS2 | 2017), as Seo Ji Ahn
- Stranger (tvN | 2017), as Young Eun Soo
- The Legend of the Blue Sea – The Legend Continues (SBS | 2016), as Cha Shi Ah
- The Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS | 2016), as Cha Shi Ah
- Forever Young 2 (VTV3 | 2016), as Han Mi So
- Five Enough (KBS2 | 2016), as Lee Yun Tae
- She Was Pretty (MBC | 2015), as Han Seol
- Oh My Ghost (tvN | 2015), as Kang Eun Hee
- Forever Young (VTV3 | 2014), as Han Mi So
- High School King of Savvy (tvN | 2014), as Go Yoon Joo
- Angel Eyes (SBS | 2014), as Young Cha Min Soo
- School 2013 (KBS2 | 2012), as a supporting character
- Saturday Night Live Korea: Season 11 (NBC | 2021), as a guest
- 2019 KBS Drama Awards (KBS | 2019), as the co-host
- 2018 SBS Drama Awards (SBS | 2018), as the co-host
- MMTG (SBS | 2018), as a guest
- My Little Old Boy (SBS | 2016), as a guest
- Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
- Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
- Happy Together: Season 3 (KBS2 | 2007), as a guest
Music Video Appearances
- Snowfall (2018) – g.o.d
- Feel Like (2018) – Naul
- Curious (2013) – What Women Want feat. Jung Yup from Brown Eyed Soul
- 2021 Korean Film Producers Association Awards – Close-Up Award – Shin Hye Sun
- KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Angel’s Last Mission: Love
- 2019 KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – Angel’s Last Mission: Love
- 2018 APAN Star Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – My Golden Life
- 2018 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Monday – Tuesday Drama) – Still 17
- 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – My Golden Life
- 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – My Golden Life
- 2016 Scene Stealer Festival – Rookie of the Year – Five Enough and A Violent Prosecutor
- 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actress (Film) – Innocence
- 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Television) – Mr. Queen
- 2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actress – Innocence
- 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards – Best Actress – The Hymn of Death
- 2019 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Angel’s Last Mission: Love
- 2018 Korea Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – My Golden Life
- 2018 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Television) – My Golden Life
- 2018 The Seoul Awards – Best Actress – My Golden Life and Still 17
- 2017 The Seoul Awards – Best New Actress – Stranger 2
- 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – My Golden Life
- 2016 KBS Drama Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Five Enough
- 2016 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Five Enough
- 2016 SBS Drama Awards 2016 – Excellence Award (Actress in a Fantasy Drama) – The Legend of the Blue Sea
- 2015 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress in a Miniseries – She Was Pretty
Shin Hye Sun is a famous South Korean actress whose passion for acting goes back to when she was still a child. Clearly, this rising starlet is very determined about her dream.