Get Closer with Korean Actress Nam Sang-mi: Profile, Love Life, Family, etc.

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Nam Sang-mi, The Korean Actress

Scouted by talent agency through her fame as the part-time worker of Lotteria near Hanyang University, Nam Sang-mi is currently known as the senior actress who has worked with many great actors and actresses, such as Lee Jun-ki, Cha Tae-hyun, Goo Hye-sun, Lee Sang-yoon, and Namgoong Min. In addition, Nam Sang-mi’s acting skill has been appreciated as well through the awards that she has received, such as Best New Actress on MBC Drama Awards in 2006, Most Popular Actress on the 3rd Seoul International Drama Awards in 2007, and Top 10 Stars on SBS Drama Awards in 2013.

In this article, Channel-Korea will explain all about Nam Sang-mi which includes her full profile, her age, height, and weight, the list of her television dramas, movies, and television shows, her plastic surgery, her boyfriend and dating rumor, and her wedding news, husband, and daughter.

So, keep reading!

Full Profile of Nam Sang-mi

Birth Name: Nam Sang-mi

Date of Birth: Yeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, 3 May 1984

Nationality: South Korean

Blood Type: A

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Chinese Astrology: Rat

Education: Dankook University, with a major in Department of Theater and Film

Siblings: 1 (older brother)

Spouse: Im Jae Hyun (married since 2015)

Children: 1 (a daughter)

Education: Seokkwan High School, Dongduk Women’s University, with a major in Department of Broadcasting

Languages: Korean and English

Religion: Protestant

Talent Agency: Yuleum Entertainment, JR Entertainment (current)

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Nam Sang-mi’s Age, Height, and Weight

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As has been explained in her personal profile earlier, Nam Sang-mi was born in 1984. According to the Korean Age System, in 2018 Nam Sang-mi’s age is 35 years old while according to the International Age System, Nam Sang-mi is 34 years old. Besides Nam Sang-mi, there are other Korean female and male celebrities who were born in 1984 as well, such as Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee je-hoon, Jeong Yu-mi, Han Joo-wan, Kim Joon, Lee Wan, Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Da-hae, Goo Hye-sun, Han Ji-hye, Shin Min-ah, and Seo Ji-hye.On the other hand, Nam Sang-mi is considered to have a slim and average body as her height is 164 cm, whereas her weight is 49 kg.

List of Nam Sang-mi’s Dramas, Movies, and TV Shows

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Despite firstly known to the public as a pretty girl who was the part-time employee in a fast food restaurant, Nam Sang-mi has proven that she is more than that by working hard and improving her acting skill in each of her work projects. Various roles have been portrayed by Nam Sang-mi, such as a food columnist in Gourmet and titular character Invincible Lee Pyung Kang, as well as her appearance on Goo Hye-sun’s short film You and big screen project The Peach Tree. Not only dramas and films, Nam Sang-mi has also starred in many music videos of South Korea’s well-known musicians. Here you may check the list of Nam Sang-mi’s dramas, films, and music videos below!

2002 – Music video of Shin Seung-hun’s Christmas Miracle

2003 – MBC Love Letter (Supporting Role as the young version of Im Kyung-eun)

2003 – SBS Open Drama Man & Woman: Spring Came to Me Like a Hooligan (Supporting Role as Sun-young)

2003 – KBS2 Drama City: The Truth about Wormwood and Garlic (Supporting Role as Sa-rang)

2003 – SBS Escape from Unemployment (Supporting Role as Wang Bit-na)

2003 – KBS2 Declaration of Freedom Saturday Big Operation – The War of Roses (as Guest Cast)

2004 – MBC Brain Survival (as Guest Cast)

2004 – SBS Real Situation SaturdayX-Man (as Guest Cast)

2004 – SBS Not Alone (Supporting Role as Sang-mi, the Photographer)

2004 – Spy Girl (Supporting Role as Nam Jin-ah)

2004 – Too Beautiful to Lie (Supporting Role as Jae-eun)

2004 – Dead Friend (Supporting Role as Su-in)

2004 – Music video of Kim Hyung-joong’s She’s Laughing…

2005 – Music video of Vintage Blue’s Love Is…

2005 – She’s on Duty (Supporting Role as Cha Seung-hee)

2005 – Never to Lose (Main Role as Lee Hae-ryung)

2005 – KBS2 Drama City: Freesias, Teddy Bears, Hot Chocolate and… (Main Role as Choi Da-young)

2005 – KBS1 My Sweetheart, My Darling (Main Role as Yoo In-kyung)

2005 – MBC Sweet Spy (Main Role as Lee Soon-ae)

2005 – SBS Good SundayX-Man (as Guest Cast)                                    

2006 – SBS Live TV Entertainment (as MC)

2006 – SBS Bad Family (Main Role as Kim Yang-ah)

2006 – Music video of Lee Seung-gi’s Difficult Words to Say

2007 – MBC Time Between Dog and Wolf (Main Role as Seo Ji-woo / Liwarat Ari)

2008 – SBS Gourmet (Main Role as Kim Jin-soo)

2009 – KBS2 Invincible Lee Pyung Kang (Main Role as Lee Pyung-kang)

2009 – Possessed (Main Role as Hee-jin)

2009 – Music video of Zia’s Have a Drink

2010 – Short film You (as Main Role)

2010 – SBS Life Is Beautiful (Main Role as Boo Yeon-joo)

2011 – MBC Lights and Shadows (Main Role as Lee Jung-hye)

2012 –The Peach Tree (Main Role as Park Seung-ah)

2012 – KBS2 Drama Special: Like a Miracle (Main Role as Han Myung-joo)

2013 – SBS Goddess of Marriage (Main Role as Song Ji-hye)

2014 – KBS2 Gunman in Joseon (Main Role as Jung Soo-in)

2014 – Slow Video (Main Role as Bong Soo-mi)

2017 – KBS2 Good Manager / Chief Kim (Main Role as Yoon Ha-kyung)

2018 – SBS Let Me Introduce Her (Main Role as Ji Eun-han)

Did Nam Sang-mi Do Plastic Surgery?

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Famously known as an ulzzang (attractive person on the internet) before she hit stardom, Nam Sang-mi has maintained her beauty even in her 30s. However, is she really a natural beauty like what most people believe? Here we will compare the past and present pictures of Nam Sang-mi below.

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Now, let’s see Nam Sang-mi’s appearance these days.

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After comparing Nam Sang-mi in the past and present time, it can be concluded that Nam Sang-mi has not changed any facial features. The first proof is that Nam Sang-mi was already born with the double eyelids as well as the different shape between her right and left iris often appears even to this day. Moreover, her nose bridge is already tall and pronounced even during her pre-debut days, as well as her V-shaped jaw. Thus, we believe that Nam Sang-mi is indeed a natural beauty whose good looks is continuously maintained through persistent self-care.

Nam Sang-mi’s Dating Rumor and Boyfriend

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At the end of May 2011, Nam Sang-mi was reported to have a relationship with her co-star in Life Is Beautiful, actor Lee Sang-yoon. The news broke out after Lee Sang-yoon confessed during his appearance on tvN’s Taxi which Sports Chosun then followed up on the next day for a more detailed story about the pair’s relationship. It turned out that they began having feelings for each other after playing the role as a couple on the drama. However, they just started dating in the later half of the drama.

Lee Sang-yoon shyly gave the reason why he fell in love with the Nam Sang-mi, “She is such a clean, caring person, and we are both A blood types so our personalities match easily. We talked freely even during the drama.”

In addition, the actor and actress couple went for a week-long vacation in the Philippines along with Life Is Beautiful’s drama crew.

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Sadly, the media outlets revealed that Nam Sang-mi had broken up with Lee Sang-yoon at the beginning of January 2013 due to their busy schedules. The separation of this couple is surprising since they often showed affection in public, for example when Lee Sang-yoon gave Nam Sang-mi a huge bouquet of flowers when he came to the VIP premiere for her movie The Peach Three and when the rumor of them getting married circulated during Nam Sang-mi’s busy schedule for Lights and Shadows.

Even though they have broken up, Nam Sang-mi and Lee Sang-yoon decided to keep a good relationship as friends after their one year and a half romantic relationship.

Nam Sang-mi’s Husband, Baby, and Married News

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Unfortunately, there is a little bit known regarding Nam Sang-mi’s private life besides the necessary information. Nam Sang-mi has married Im Jae-hyun, a same-age businessman on January 24, 2015 whom she met through an acquaintance and dated for a year. The wedding was held in a private church with the attendance of family and friends, whereas the honeymoon took place in America for more than a month.

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Ten months later, Nam Sang-mi and her husband welcomed their first child, a daughter on 12 November 2015 as stated by the actress’s talent agency JR Entertainment. Nam Sang-mi expressed her gratefulness after the birth of her daughter, “I am so happy and thankful for my growing family. Thank you to everyone who has given me their blessings and support during this time. I will strive to show you a more developed version of the actress Nam Sang-mi through my family.”

Well, all the best for Nam Sang-mi and her little family!