All About the Actress Han Hyo-joo

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Name:  Han Hyo Joo
Profession: Actress, model, singer
Birthdate: February 22nd, 1987
Birthplace: Cheongju, North Chungcheong, South Korea
Height: 172cm
Weight: 48kg
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: A
Agency: BH Entertainment
Education: Bulgok High School, Dongguk University (Drama and Film Major)
Hobbies: Singing, writing, and reading
Talents: Piano, telling fairy tales, writing, running, fencing
Languages: Korean, Japanese, and English
Religion: Roman Catholic
Net Worth: $2 Million (Januari 2017)

Han Hyo-joo’s Facts

  • Her baptismal name is Agnes.
  • She has one sibling, a younger brother.
  • Her father worked in the military. Her mother is a former elementary school teacher.
  • Her favorite foods are bibimbab and potato stew
  • She really like grapes.
  • She said that she like flowers, especially Forget-me-nots and Gypsophila.
  • Han Hyo Joo’s shoe size is 250 (or 8 in USA size).
  • She chose winter as her favorite season.
  • Pink and the color of sea are her favorite colors.
  • She likes to play Tetris.
  • She chose So Jisub and Sin Ha Gyun as her favorite actor and entertainer respectively.
  • Han Hyo Joo often listens to Jaurim’s songs.
  • She said that her favorite quote is Thomas Alfa Edison’s “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
  • She has had an enviable list of male co-stars, such as So Ji Sub, Lee Seunggi, Kim Jae Jong, and Lee Jong Suk.
  • She said that she’s very happy when she can work with Lee Byung Hun.
  • She finds it just as easy to play parts in historical dramas as in modern pieces.
  • She considers her off-screen life very ordinary.
  • Singer Ivy and Han Hye Joo were roommates for four years when they were trainees.
  • Han Hyo Joo was once interested in sports, but she later developed more interested in acting.  She was good at track and field.
  • She is the winner of the 9th Miss Binggrae Smile Pageant.
  • She made her acting debut on the sitcom “Nonstop 5”.

Han Hyo-joo’s Chemistry with Lee Jong-suk

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Han Hyo-joo’s last drama left huge impression. Her chemistry with co-star, Lee Jong-suk. He played as a manga character that Han Hyo-joo’s father wrote. At some point, she coincidentally enters the world of the manga.

Even after the drama ended, their fans still looked for their chemistry. MBC then released their behind the scenes photos to satisfy the fans. Here some of them:

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Han Hyo-joo on Variety Shows (Running Man & 2 Days 1 Night)

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Han Hyo Joo is well known as an ace on many variety show. The most popular ones are when she appeared on famous show “Running Man”. She later appeared as a guest in three whole episodes dedicated of “2 Days 1 Night: Season 3”. Both shows left a huge impression on the public because it showed another side of Han Hyo-joo.

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In Running Man, Han Hyo Joo showed her strong and energetic side. She also broke her actress image by playing the game to the fullest. She even beat Running Man’s ace, Song Ji Hyo, in ssireum. She was also able to get a long well with other Running Man members with her bubbly and easy-going personality. All the games in Running Man are known to be quite hard, but she did well.

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It appears that han Hyo joo is a long-awaited guest on “2 Days 1 Night”. She was also able to get along with the cast members very easily, she even successfully pranked them. All the episodes with Han Hyo Joo had high ratings.