If you are a hardcore South Korean Drama fan, then you must already be familiar with this actress. Kim Ji-won is a South Korean model and actress that has starred in a number of South Korean dramas and movies. She started to get more recognition through her role as Rachel Yoo in 2013 famous drama, The Heirs. Another her famous work of hers is To the Beautiful You, Descendants of the Sun, and Fight for My Way. I bet you guys want to know more about this talented actress, so please keep on reading!
Kim Ji-won’s Profile
Kim Ji-won was born on October 19, 1992 in Geumcheon District, South Korea, so she is currently 25 years old and her birth sign is Libra. She has one older sister who is two years older than her. Kim Ji-won’s height is 162 cm, and her blood type is A. She is also known to be a devoted Christian.
In 2008, she had already started her career in entertainment industry ever since she was in high school by appearing in commercials. At that time, she was known as the “Oran C Girl” for appearing in a soft drink commercial and “Lollipop Girl” for starring in LG Lollipop CF, along with South Korean famous boy band, Big Bang.
She also went to Dongguk University, majoring in theater. In the same year, she made her acting debut by starring in the drama, Mrs. Saigon. She used to work under Agent Lionmedia but now she works under King Kong Entertainment, along with fellow famous celebrities, such as Lee Kwang-soo, Kim Bum, Lee Dong-wook, etc.
She started to rise to fame after starring in the 2011 sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged. Not long after this, she was cast in the musical drama, What’s Up, where she landed her first major role. In the same year, she made her movie debut through Romantic Heaven, a melodrama movie about fate, love, loss, and redemption.
In 2012, she starred in a romance comedy high school drama, To the Beautiful You, along with Choi Min-ho and Sulli. She also appeared in a horror movie, Horror Stories. The next year was when she really rose up to fame. In 2013, Kim Ji-won was a co-star in the popular drama, The Heirs, along with Park Shin-hye, Lee Min-ho, and Kim Woo-bin. This drama got her the “New Star Award” at the SBS Drama Awards.
Another hit drama that she was in is Descendants of the Sun in 2016. In the drama, she played a role as an army surgeon which got her a lot of praise and brought her more recognition outside South Korea. In 2017, she finally landed her first lead role in the romantic comedy drama, Fight for My Way, where she worked along with Park Seo-joon.
Kim Ji-won’s Hairstyles
Throughout her career, Kim Ji-won had various hairstyles, and thanks to her good looks, she can pull off any hairstyle! Be it long, short, or with bangs, she looks flawless nevertheless. Here are some of her beautiful hairstyles throughout the years. Check them out!