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Yum Jung Ah - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Yum Jung Ah entered the entertainment industry in 1991 as Miss Korea. Years later, she showed up in the drama series Our Paradise (1991) and the movie Tell Me Something (1999).

After her successful debut as an actress, she drew attention on screen with the movie A Tale of Two Sisters (2003). Once again, her performance was generally well-accepted.

Add to that her role in the movie The Big Swindle (2004). It reinforced her position as a rising actress. That very year, she also appeared in another movie, Lovely Rivals.

In 2007, she had her breakthrough role in the movie The Old Garden, which won her the Best Actress at the Baeksang Arts Awards.

Somewhere along the way, she decided to take a break from the entertainment industry due to personal issues. She returned to the game with the drama series Royal Family in 2011.

Not only that, but she also got back to the horror movie The Mimic (2017). It was her first horror movie after nearly fourteen years since the last horror-related project she took.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Yum Jung Ah (염정아)
  • Stage Name: Yum Jung Ah (염정아)
  • Also Known as: Yeom Jeong Ah, Yeom Jung Ah
  • Nickname: Jung Ah (정아)
  • Birthday: July 28, 1972
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 172 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education:
    Sangmyung Girls High School;
    Chung-Ang University (Theatre Department)
  • Hobbies: –
  • Parents: Yum Do Hyeon (Father); Seong Ki Hwa (Mother)
  • Sibling: Yeom Jeong Yeon (Sister)
  • Husband: Heo Il (Married 2006 – )
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Facts

  • Jung Ah has a daughter named Heo Jung Hyo who was born in 2008 and a son named Heo Shi Hyeong who was born in 2009.
  • Her husband, Heo Il, is a doctor.
  • She is close to fellow actress Kim Jae Hwa.
  • Jung Ah brought home the title of Miss Korea in 1991.
  • She has always longed to be an actress.
  • According to Korean netizens, she has a chic, cold image.
  • She views herself as exceptionally fortunate.
  • Her ideal type is…
  • Her net worth is around…

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Movies

  • Smuggler (2022), as Ji Sook
  • Alien (2022), as Heug Seol
  • Life is Beautiful (2021), as Oh Se Yeon
  • Steel Rain 2: Summit (2020), as a supporting character
  • Start-Up (2019), as Yoon Jung Hye
  • Another Child (2019), as Ahn Young Joo
  • Trade Your Love (2019), as Madame Chun
  • Hit-and-Run Squad (2019), as Yoo Ji Hyun
  • Wiretap (2018), as a supporting character
  • Intimate Strangers (2018), as Soo Hyun
  • The Mimic (2017), as Hee Yun
  • Cart (2014), as Sun Hee
  • The Spies (2012), as Assistant Manager Kang
  • Love Potion (2009), as a supporting character
  • Jeon Woo-chi: The Taoist Wizard (2009), as a supporting character
  • The Worst Guy Ever (2007), as Oh Ju Yun
  • The Old Garden (2007), as Han Yoon Hee
  • Small Town Rivals (2007), as a supporting character
  • Boy Goes to Heaven (2005), as Boo Ja
  • Twentidentity (2005), as a supporting character
  • Sad Movie (2005), as Uhm Joo Yung
  • Lovely Rivals (2004), as Yeo Mi Ok
  • Three… Extremes (2004), as a supporting character
  • The Big Swindle (2004), as Seo In Kyung
  • A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), as Heo Eun Joo
  • H (2002), as Detective Kim Mi Yun
  • Tell Me Something (1999), as.Oh Seung Min
  • Terrorist (1995), as Hwang Cha Eun
  • Jazz Bar Hiroshima (1992), as Sayuri

Drama Series

  • Cleaning Up (JTBC | 2022), as Eo Yong Mi
  • Snowdrop (JTBC | 2021), as Song Hye Joo
  • Sky Castle Special (JTBC | 2019), as Han Seo Jin
  • Sky Castle (JTBC | 2018), as Han Seo Jin
  • Mirror of the Witch (JTBC | 2016), as Shaman Hong Joo
  • Your Neighbor’s Wife (JTBC | 2013), as Chae Song Ha
  • After School: Lucky or Not (Naver TV Cast | 2013), as a supporting character
  • My Lover, Madame Butterfly (SBS | 2012), as Nam Na Bi
  • Flower Band (tvN | 2012), as a supporting character
  • Royal Family (MBC | 2011), as Kim In Sook
  • Working Mom (SBS | 2008), as Choi Ga Young
  • Say You Love Me (MBC | 2004), as Choi Yi Na
  • Lovers (SBS | 2003), as Jo Jin Seo
  • Purity (KBS2 | 2001), as Jang Ho Sook
  • Drama City “Yoon Sa Wol” (KBS2 | 2001), as Jae Kyung
  • Drama City: Ice City (KBS2 | 2000), as the main character
  • Emperor Wang Gun (KBS1 | 2000), as Empress Jang Hwa
  • Rising Sun, Rising Moon (KBS1 | 1999), as Kim Yoon Ji
  • School (KBS2 | 1999), as Cha Hyun Joo
  • Crystal (SBS | 1999), as Jo Soo Ah
  • You Are My Song (KBS1 | 1998), as Lee Jae Sook
  • MBC Best Theater “Fanny and Alexander” (MBC | 1998), as Soo Mi
  • Seven Brides (SBS | 1998), as Su Jeong
  • Legendary Ambition (KBS2 | 1998), as Park Jae Hee
  • Until the Azalea Blooms (KBS2 | 1998), as Joo Myung Hee
  • Fences on Fire (KBS1 | 1997), as a supporting character
  • Model (SBS | 1997), as Park Soo Ah
  • The Brothers’ River (SBS | 1996), as Kim So Hee
  • Scent of an Apple (MBC | 1996), as Park Shin Hee
  • Lee Hong-ryeol’s Eat Drink Man Woman (SBS | 1996), as a supporting character
  • Colors “Opening the Violet Blinds” (KBS2 | 1996), as a supporting character
  • Korea Gate (SBS | 1995), as Shin Jae Soon
  • Good Man, Good Woman (KBS2 | 1995), as Kang Yeon Joo
  • The Blue Sky (KBS2 | 1995), as Park Yun Jeong
  • A Human Land (KBS2 | 1994), as Kim Geum Dan
  • MBC Best Theater “Man and Woman” (MBC | 1994), as a supporting character
  • Ambition (MBC | 1994), as Woo So Yun
  • Iljimae (MBC | 1993), as Seol Hwa
  • January (KBS2 | 1993), as a supporting character
  • Good Morning, Yeongdong! (KBS2 | 1993), as Hye Jin
  • The Sun and The Moon (KBS2 | 1993), as San Hong
  • Our Paradise 2 (MBC | 1992), as Yoo Jung Ah
  • Our Paradise (MBC | 1990), as Yoo Jung Ah

TV Shows

  • The Game Caterers Season 2 (tvN | 2022), as a guest
  • Three Meals a Day: Mountain Village (tvN | 2019), as the main host
  • Amazing Saturday (tvN | 2018), as a guest
  • Park Jin Young’s Party People (SBS | 2017), as a guest
  • Let’s Eat Dinner Together (JTBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Abnormal Summit: Season 2 (JTBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Please Take Care of My Refrigerator (JTBC | 2014), as a guest
  • True Live Show (StoryOn | 2014), as the host
  • Thank You (SBS | 2013), as a guest
  • Human Documentary: Your Story (JTBC | 2013), as a narrator
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Tuesday Special with Seo Se Won (KBS2 | 1998), as a guest
  • Field Experience of Life (KBS2 | 1997), as a guest
  • TV Loaded with Love (KBS2 | 1997), as a guest
  • Scoop Entertainment City (MBC | 1996), as a guest
  • Female MC Showdown (KBS2 | 1996), as a guest
  • Concert of Dreams (KBS2 | 1993), as a guest
  • 밤으로 가는 쇼 (KBS2 | 1992), as a guest
  • 초 마술의 세계 미스터 마릭 (SBS | 1992), as a guest
  • 전원집합 토요대행진 (KBS2 | 1992), as a guest
  • Entertainment Weekly (KBS2 | 1991), as a guest

Theatres

  • Beauty and the Beast (1993), as a supporting character

Music Video Appearances

  • I’m Not Laughing (2005) – Leessang feat. ALi

Awards

  • 2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (TV) – Sky Castle
  • 2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Film) – Cart
  • 2014 15th Women in Film Korea Awards – Woman in Film of the Year – Cart
  • 2011 4th Korea Drama Awards – Best Actress – Royal Family
  • 2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Film) – The Old Garden
  • 2004 6th Asian Film Critics Association Awards – Best Supporting Actress – The Big Swindle
  • 2004 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress – The Big Swindle
  • 2004 24th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards – Best Actress – The Big Swindle
  • 2004 22nd Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival – Best Supporting Actress – A Tale of Two Sisters
  • 2003 6th Director’s Cut Awards – Best Actress – A Tale of Two Sisters
  • 1998 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress) – Yum Jung Ah
  • 1992 Miss International Pageant – Second Runner-Up – Yum Jung Ah
  • 1991 Miss Korea Pageant – Miss Photogenic – Yum Jung Ah
  • 1991 Miss Korea Pageant – First Runner-Up – Yum Jung Ah

Nominations

  • 2019 12th Korea Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Sky Castle
  • 2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) for Television – Sky Castle
  • 2018 27th Buil Film Awards – Best Actress – The Mimic
  • 2017 38th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Leading Actress – The Mimic
  • 2017 54th Grand Bell Awards – Best Actress – The Mimic
  • 2015 24th Buil Film Awards – Best Actress – Cart
  • 2015 20th Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best Actress – Cart
  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama) – My Lover, Madame Butterfly
  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama) – My Lover, Madame Butterfly
  • 2011 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Royal Family
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Drama Special – Working Mom
  • 2006 12th Chlotrudis Awards – Best Supporting Actress – A Tale of Two Sisters
  • 2004 41st Grand Bell Awards – Best Actress – A Tale of Two Sisters
  • 2003 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actress – A Tale of Two Sisters

Yum Jung Ah has played diverse roles throughout he career as an actress and it just proves how versatile she is. She just seems to know how to nail every type of character.

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