Actress Im Soo-hyang: Profile, Facts, Dramas, Plastic Surgery, and Relationship With Cha Eun-woo

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Get To Know More about Im Soo-hyang!

You must be familiar with the actress who plays Kang Mi-rae, namely Im Soo-hyang! She’s a South Korean actress who has had a career in the television industry for many years. However, do you know how her life was to her relationship with Cha Eun-woo and Actor Ji-soo? In this regard, Channel-Korea will give you everything about Im Soo-hyang. So, stay tuned!

Im Soo-hyang’s Profile

Name: Im Soo-hyang (임수향)

Stage name: Im Soo-hyang (임수향)

Other name: Lim Su-hyang

Birthdate: April 19, 1990

Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Height: 169 cm (5’7″)

Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)

Zodiac: Aries

Chinese Zodiac: Horse

Blood type: O

Nationality: Korean

Instagram:  @hellopapa11

Occupation: Actress

Years active: 2009 – present

Agency: FN Entertainment

Im Soo-hyang’s Fun Facts

  • Im Soo-hyang’s first debut as an actress starred in a movie entitled 4th Period Mystery in 2009.
  • She had studied at Chung-Ang University and major in Theater and Film.
  • Even though she is Korean, but she also can speak English very well.
  • She debuted in Chinese and played in Love of the Sea (海洋之戀), which released in 2014.
  • She got her breakthrough role when she was played in New Tales of Gisaeng in 2011 along with Sung Hoon and act as Dan Sa-ran.
  • Because of the television series, she got her first awards at the 4th Korea Drama Award and SBS Drama Award in 2011 through ‘Bes New Artist’ and ‘New Star Award’ categories.

Im Soo-hyang’s Dramas

So many dramas that Im Soo-hyang had starred in, such as New Tales of Gisaeng (2011), Iris II: New Generation, Inspiring Generation, Five Enough, and Blow Breeze in 2016. And some dramas make her name got popularity such as Gangnam Beauty, Graceful Family, and When I Was the Most Beautiful’. 

My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (Gangnam Beauty)

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The drama is an adaption from Webtoon that Gi Maeng-gi wrote with the same title, where the story of it raises the issue of beauty standard in South Korea. This drama is aired on JTBC on July 27, 2018, was played by Im Soo-hyang, Cha Eun-woo, Kwak Dong-yeon, and Jo Woo-ri.

The drama tells about Kang Mi-rae, acted by Im Soo-hyang, who is always bullied and feels insecure about her face. Until one day, she decides to have plastic surgery to look pretty, but her secret was revealed by Hyun Soo-ah (Jo Woo-ri), who was called the most beautiful and popular person in their department.

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This drama became one of the good dramas and made Im Soo-hyang’s name soar higher. Moreover, when she paired with ASTO’s Cha Eun-woo, they have good chemistry, and the role that she played was very suitable and looks natural on her. Here is one of the scenes when Im Soo-hyang (as Mi-rae) dances student orientation at her new campus!

Im Soo-hyang in ‘Inspiring Generation’ 

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This drama aired on January 15, 2014, by KBS2 and starring Im Soo-hyang, Kim Hyun-joong, and Jin Se-yeon, where this drama has a concept of a Japanese-Chinese empire in the 1930s.

This drama tells the story of friendship, love story, aspirations, loyalty, and patriotism, which tells of a great knight named Shin Jung-tae (Kim Hyun-joong) who is accused of being involved in the murder of his father. Then he falls in love with Yoon Ok Ryun (Jin Se-yeon), but his love story is thwarted by the stepdaughter of a Japanese supreme leader, Lady Gaya Deguchi (Im Soo-hyang).

In this drama, Im Soo-hyang got the main antagonist cast’s role, and she delves into the character that she plays. Here is her acting in one of the episodes in this drama!

Im Soo-hyang and Ji-soo Moments in ‘When I Was the Most Beautiful’

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When I Was the Most Beautiful is a drama that aired on August 19, 2020, on MBC TV. In the drama, Im Soo-hyang acts as Oh Ye-ji, a ceramic artist with an optimistic spirit and a teacher in Yangpyeong school. Her life changes after being involved in a love triangle between brothers Seo Jin (Ha Seok-jin) and Seo Hwan (Kim Ji-soo).

In this drama, she is liked by Ji-soo where he is a high school student at Soo-hyang workplace. This couple has a different age, but they always make the audience smiling because of their moments. And here are their sweet moments as Oh Ye-ji and Seo Hwan!

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Im Soo-hyang and Cha Eun-woo

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Do you still remember Kang Mi-rae and Do Kyung-seok couple in the drama My ID is Gangnam Beauty? In the drama, many audiences love their acting and chemistry. But outside of drama, it turns out they are also quite close. Moreover, they are always invited together to Korean television programs, such as Knowing Bros.

In fact, both of them have the same personality, namely cheerful, chatty, friendly, and has warm-heart. Their closeness didn’t look like a couple anymore but looks like brother and sister who always and sweet. Here are their moments outside the drama!

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im soo hyang actress
im soo hyang actress

Im Soo-hyang’s Plastic Surgery

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Talking about plastic surgery, you will definitely remember her role in Gangnam Beauty, where she became Kang Mi-rae. But at first, she had refused to play Kang Mi-rae. Regardless of the drama, Im Soo-hyang is suspected by Netizens to undergo plastic surgery in her real life.

This happened because someone shared her photos when she was in High School, and she looks different. She used to look cuter, pure, and pretty with a fat face. However, regarding this, Im Soo-hyang didn’t give any statement regarding the plastic surgery suspicion.


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