Ku Hye-Sun’s Participation in Concerts
Ku Hye-sun has participated in concert three times. In 2009, she participated in Isao Sasaki’s concert With You. In the same year, she and her friend Isao Sasaki held a concert called Over the Rainbow. In 2015, with Choi In-young, she held a concert called Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring.
|2009||With You||Ku Hye Sun participated in Isao Sasaki’s concert|
|Over the Rainbow||Ku Hye Sun, Isao Sasaki|
|2015||Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring||Ku Hye Sun, Choi In-young|
Ku Hye-sun’s Books
Ku Hye-sun is a well-rounded entertainer. She has a lot of works aside from being an actress. Ku also really loves writing. She published her first book called Tango in 2009. The book is about a young girl who goes through two separate relationships to finally mature into a woman. The book sold 30,000 copies within a week and it became a best seller.
A year later she published a non-fiction book called Ku Hye-sun’s The Story Behind the Making of “Magic” in 2010. In 2012, she published The Peach Tree.
In 2017, Ku decided to published her music book called Ku Hye Sun’s Music Collection. A year later, she published her scenario book Ku Hye Sun’s Scenario Collection.
|2010||Ku Hye-sun’s The Story Behind the Making of “Magic”||Non-fiction|
|2012||The Peach Tree||Novelization|
|2017||Ku Hye Sun’s Music Collection||Music Book|
|2018||Ku Hye Sun’s Scenario Collection||Scenario Book|
Ku Hye-Sun’s Art Exhibitions
Ku Hye-sun is even well known for her love of art. She really loves any kind of art and has a noticeable passion for it. Ku decided to hold her first exhibition in 2009. The exhibition was held at La Mer Gallery, South Korea with the title Tango. Three years later, she participated in Red Bull Collective Art that was held at Gwanggyo Gallery.
In 2012 she had held her second solo exhibition called Afterimage at Hangaram Design Arts Center, Seoul Arts Center. Since her exhibition gained had gained high popularity, she decided to hold her exhibition at Harbor City Gallery, Hong Kong.
Her latest exhibition was Mystery Pink which was held in Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul this year. As far as 2018, she has held six art exhibitions.
|2009||Tango||La Mer Gallery, South Korea||Solo Exhibition|
|2012||Red Bull Collective Art||Gwanggyo Gallery, Cheonggyecheon||Participation|
|Afterimage||Hangaram Design Arts Center, Seoul Arts Center||Solo exhibition|
|2013||Harbor City Gallery, Hong Kong|
|Anything That Leaves Yearning Is All Beautiful||Korean Cultural Center in Shanghai|
|2016||Dark Yellow||MBC Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul||Participated in “We, 颜(Face)” the DMC Festival 2016|
|2017||Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul||Solo Exhibition|
|2018||Mystery Pink||Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul||Solo Exhibition|
Nominations and Awards
Ku Hye-sun has been an active entertainer for 16 years. She began her career at a young age. Within her 16 years of a career in entertainment, she has been nominated in several awards and she managed to win some categories.
Ku got her first trophy at KBS’ Drama Awards. She won Best New Actress after appearing in KBS’ drama Pure in Heart in 2006.
When she was at her peak, she won three categories from KBS Drama Awards because of her appearance as Geum Jan-di in the popular drama Boys Over Flowers. She won the Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama, Netizen Award, and Best Couple Award with Lee Min-ho.
Her latest win was at 2015 Asian Drama Award Pilipinas. She won Best Actress 2015 because of her appearance in Angel Eyes.
Here is a list of Ku Hye-sun’s nominations and awards.
|2006||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Pure in Heart||Won|
|2007||43rd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress (TV)||Nominated|
|SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||The King and I||Won|
|2009||26th Pusan Asian Short Film Festival||Audience Award||The Madonna||Won|
|4th Andre Kim Best Star Awards||Best Female Star||Boys Over Flowers||Won|
|6th Yahoo! Taiwan Asia Buzz Awards||Best Asian Actress||Won|
|KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama||Won|
|Netizen Award, Actress||Won|
|Best Couple Award with Lee Min-ho||Won|
|14th Asian Television Awards||Best Drama Actress||Nominated|
|3rd Mnet 20’s Choice Awards||HOT Drama Star (Female)||Nominated|
|2010||12th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia||Spotlight Award||The Madonna||Won|
|23rd Tokyo International Film Festival||Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film||Magic||Nominated|
|2011||5th Mnet 20’s Choice Awards||Hot 20’s Voice||N/A||Nominated|
|2012||31st Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival||Orbit Competition||The Peach Tree||Nominated|
|SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Take Care of Us, Captain||Nominated|
|2012 Korea Fulfillment Awards||Grand Prize (Daesang)||Herself||Won|
|14th Annual Republic of Korea Design Award by Ministry of Knowledge Economy||Design Merits Division-Minister Commendation Award||Herself||Won|
|2013||Ministry of Health and Welfare||2nd Happiness Sharing Talent Award||Herself||Won|
|2014||Ministry of Gender Equality and Family||Grand Prize in Gender Equality||Herself||Won|
|2014 SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Angel Eyes||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award with Lee Sang-yoon||Nominated|
|2014 Asian Drama Awards Pilipinas||Best Actress of the Year 2014||Won|
|Best Couple Award with Lee Sang-yoon||Nominated|
|The 6th Seoul Senior Film Festival||Best Young Director||N/A||Won|
|2015||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama||Blood||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award with Ahn Jae-hyun||Nominated|
|2015 Asian Drama Award Pilipinas||Best Actress 2015||Angel Eyes||Won|
Ku Hye-sun met her husband Ahn Jae-hyun in a drama called Blood. They were paired up as the male lead and female lead, and began developing their relationship from co-stars to couple.
Ku Hye-sun began dating her co-star in Blood since April 2015. After 2 years of dating, the couple decided to continue their relationship to the next level. They announced that they won’t holding a wedding party because they want donate their money to chairty. Netizens respected and praised their decision.
Ku and Ahn officially registered their marriage on May 20, 2016 at Gangnam District Office and they married on May 21, 2016.