The Real Story of Hong Jin-kyung: An Entertainer Who is Also a CEO of a Kimchi Company

Continuing as The Unnies at KBS’ Sister Slam Dunk 2

After Season 1 of Sister’s Slam Dunk was completed in December 2016, season 2 of the program was focused primarily on the girl group project, which was Min Hyo-rin’s dream in season 1. Hong Jin-kyung still participated in Sister’s Slam Dunk. The show followed the seven members, Kang Ye-won, Han Chae-young, Hong Jin-young, Minzy, and Jeon So-mi, with Kim Sook and Hong Jin-kyung returning, as they formed the second generation of Unnies, produced by Kim Hyeong-seok. Their official fandom object is a denim-colored balloon.

In season 2, the format remained as Real Variety Show, however, without a scripted segment, and followed the activities of the members across a couple of days. The theme of the show, on the other hand, shifted its focus on the continuation of the girl group project, Unnies. The content of each episode chronicled the members’ progress towards releasing songs and training for their stage performance.

Hong Jin-kyung’s Discography

Hong Jin-kyung participated in the girl group named Unnies and released a Park Jin-young-produced single titled “Shut Up,” featuring You Hee-yeol, in July 2016. “Shut Up” was released on July 1st, 2016, under KBS Media, LOEN Entertainment and successfully ranked 4th in the chart in South Korea and managed to sell 724,088 copies.

Then, on May 12th, 2017, Unnies released a song titled “Right” and made it to the 4th position in the chart in South Korea, then “Lalala Song” made it to 48th on the South Korean chart.

Hong Jin-kyung’s Filmography

Hong Jin-kyung made her first appearance in a drama in 2014 playing a part in the drama My Love from the Star, starring Jun Ji-hyun and Kim Soo-hyun. This drama is a drama that was quite popular in 2014 and received a lot of praise. Han Jin-kyung’s name became known to many people after starring in the drama My Love from the Star.

In this drama, Hong Jin-kyung acts as Comic Book Store Owner Hong. This drama tells the story of an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. The alien possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing, and speed.

Then, in 2016 Hong Jin-kyung starred in a drama starring Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho, The Legend of the Blue Sea. This drama is also a drama that is quite well-known and talked about by many people because it has a very unique and tense storyline. In this drama, Hong Jin-kyung only acts as a supporting cast who appears in episodes 3, 5, 9, 15-17, and 20. Hong Jin-kyung acts as Begar.

Hong Jin-kyung’s Latest News

Hong Jin-kyung is actively performing her individual activities as a host of several TV shows. Success is always there for Hong Jin-kyung. In May 2019, Hong Jin-kyung starred in the TV show Save Me! Home on MBC. At that time, Kwanghee also starred in the event with Hong Jin-kyung. Kwanghee snapped at a certain remark and said, “I got work done everywhere. How could I look like noona?” “It’s like how Kim Sook ended up being after spending money on cosmetic surgery.” Kwanghee snaps at being called Hong Jin-kyung’s look-alike.