Actress Jeon Do-yeon: Profile, Husband, Movies, Etc.

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Jeon Do-yeon — The Beautiful and Talented Actress

Do you agree that Korean celebrities are filled with beautiful people? Whether it’s the actor or the actress, they are all talented and beautiful. In this article, we will be talking about one of the actresses of K-dramas or K-movies.

It’s Jeon Do-yeon! She has been appearing on screen from the 90s era. She may not be familiar to you if you’re only into K-dramas because Jeon Do-yeon mostly appears on movies and rarely in dramas. But once you see her profile and her project, you may be in love with her.

Without further ado, check out Jeon Do-yeon’s profile in the sections below!

Jeon Do-yeon’s Profile

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Name: Jeon Do-yeon

Birthday: February 11, 1973

Birth Place: Bukgwaja-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Nationality: Korean

Height: 163.5 cm

Weight: 42 kg

Blood Type: O

Family: Parents and two brothers

Spouse: Kang Si-gyu

Children: Daughter (born in 2009)


  • Seoul North Gajwa Elementary School
  • Yeonhee’s Girls Middle School
  • Changdeok’s Girls High School
  • Seoul Institute of the Arts (Broadcasting Entertainment major)

Religion: Protestantism

Agency: Soop Entertainment

Debut: 1990 (CF Johnson & Johnson)

Jeon Do-yeon’s Facts

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  1. Jeon Do-yeon made a debut by starring in a commercial for Johnson & Johnson in 1990. She also appeared in teenage magazines around that time.
  2. Jeon Do-yeon’s acting skill didn’t really stand out at first. In 1997, she appeared in a movie called The Contact and she started to gain recognition for her acting after that.
  3. Jeon Do-yeon is a classmate of comedian and popular MC Yoo Jae-suk in college. They were in the class of ’91.
  4. Jeon Do-yeon once won the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival.
  5. Jeon Do-yeon has a unique voice that can add spices to her acting.
  6. Jeon Do-yeon is a sports fanatic. She went exercise or hiking after breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  7. Jeon Do-yeon’s personalities are honest and easy-going. However, there are rumors that say she is strict and scary.

Jeon Do-yeon’s Husband

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A beautiful woman like her is still single? That’s impossible, isn’t it? So, sorry to break your heart if you see the words Jeon Do-yeon’s husband in the headline. It’s true that she’s married, and her husband is not a celebrity.

You probably often see Korean celebrities couple out there, but Jeon Do-yeon is not one of them. She married to Kang Si-gyu, a businessman and a car racer. Kang Si-gyu was in the 83rd year of Seoul National University, Faculty of Engineering. Jeon Do-yeon and Kang Si-gyu tied the knot in March 2007 and held the wedding ceremony in Shilla Hotel, Seoul.

Jeon Do-yeon met her husband when she was filming the movie Secret Sunshine which aired in 2007. Kang Si-gyu is nine years older than her. However, at the first time of their meeting, Jeon Do-yeon admitted that Kang Si-gyu is not her style. But, as time passes by, Jeon Do-yeon seems to fall for his charms. Especially the fact that both of them were caught having a tteokbokki date in public in 2012.

Jeon Do-yeon gave birth to a daughter in 2009, two years after they got married.

Jeon Do-yeon’s Dramas and Movies

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Are you curious about the queen Jeon Do-yeon’s act in movies or dramas? Wait no more, let’s check out Jeon Do-yeon’s appearance in movies or dramas!

Jeon Do-yeon in Beasts Clawing at Straws The Movie (2020)

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Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020) is a movie that tells a story about several people struggling with money. The first guy is Joong-man who went into bankruptcy and had to work in a bathhouse. There, he found a big amount of money inside of a mysterious bag.

On the other hand, Tae-young lends money from a loan shark and gives it to his girlfriend, Yeon-hee. However, his girlfriend went missing. It turns out, there’s a mysterious dead body that possibly is Yeon-hee.

Jeon Do-yeon acted as Yeon-hee, while Joong-man is portrayed by Bae Sung-woo and Tae-young is portrayed by Jung Woo-sung.

This movie got high reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. You can also watch this movie and see how well Jeon Do-yeon’s acting skill is.

Jeon Do-yeon in Birthday The Movie (2019)

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A tragedy that inspired BTS to wrote Spring Day, Sewol ferry which happened on April 16, 2014, was such a great pain to remember. Have you ever imagined how their family members feel for their loss? Birthday (2019) is the answer.

This movie tells you about a family who lost their son, Su-ho. The father, Jung-il felt guilty because he wasn’t there when the son left them for the last time. While the mother, Soon-nam, always remembers her son even years after the day he died.

Jeon Do-yeon portrayed Soon-nam and Jung-il is portrayed by Sol Kyung-gyu. Both of them have appeared together in a movie called I Wish I Had A Wife in 2001. No wonder that their chemistry is overflowing and their acting skills are excellent too.

Jeon Do-yeon in The Good Wife (Drama, 2016)

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Jeon Do-yeon’s last appearance in drama before starred in The Good Wife was almost ten years ago. In 2016, she returned to the small screen and portrayed Kim Hye-kyung. She is the wife of Lee Tae-joon, a prosecutor who is involved in a corruption scandal. In order to support their family, Kim Hye-kyung who has been in a hiatus for a long time continued her career as a lawyer.

What will happen to them? Well, you better check it out because Jeon Do-yeon and Yoo Ji-tae duo are really interesting to watch! This drama aired from July to August 2016 and has 16 episodes. Let us know your opinion if you have watched this drama!

Jeon Do-yeon’s Net Worth

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Jeon Do-yeon has started her modeling and acting career in her college life. She has been a teenage magazine’s model and started to act in the mid-90s. Her acting skill got recognition after starred in a movie called The Contact in 1997.

Since then, Jeon Do-yeon has won a lot of awards, one of them is Cannes Film Festival for the best actress award. Beside that, Jeon Do-yeon also starred in commercials that made her name even bigger in Korea.

Not to mention that her husband is a businessman. Jeon Do-yeon must be really rich as an actress. She approximately has a net worth of $1.5 to 3.5 million dollars.


That’s all the information about the queen of movie and drama, Jeon Do-yeon. She is a really great actress, right? Hopefully, we can see a lot of projects from Jeon Do-yeon in the future. You can also check other articles about your favorite Korean actors, actresses, and even K-pop idols in Channel-Korea. Don’t forget to share this article on your social media. Cheers!