Meet The Pretty Actress Jo Bo-ah
Jo Bo-ah (the real name is Jo Bo-yoon) born on August 22nd, 1991, is a famous South Korean actress. She is part of the agency SidusHQ and she made her debut in 2011 with a small role in the daily sitcom I Live in Cheongdam-dong.
Other than that she is known for being the model in the music video for boy band BtoB’s song “Remember That,” in 2016. Her acting skills are undoubted, no wonder she was chosen to appear in many dramas. In this article, Channel-Korea is going to give you a rundown of Jo Bo-ah’s appearances in several dramas, so stay tuned!
Shut Up Flower Boy Band
This korean drama was first aired on January 30th, 2012. This drama is all about Eye Candy. Eye candy is a six-member underground rock band whose members are free-spirited high school kids. It tells about their relationship, their passion for music. When their delinquent-ridden school is forced to close down, they debate whether it’s even worth returning to high school at all.
However, due to an outside confrontation with their new school’s ruling band, Strawberry Fields, Eye Candy decides to attend Jungsang High out of spite so they can rule the school once again. Joo Byung-hee finds his muse in Jungsang High School and dreams of performing at a music festival. They overcome their various economic difficulties to earn themselves the Jungsang High School uniform and are finally able to enter.
In this drama, actress Jo Bo-ah plays the role of Im Soo-ah, who is the soft-spoken daughter of a wealthy businessman who’s gone bankrupt. As a result, she is forced to move to a poorer neighborhood and coincidentally lives across Kwon Ji-hyuk. She receives a lot of help from him throughout her difficult times and their relationship develops. She is Yoo Seung-hoon’s childhood friend and Joo Byung-hee’s muse.
Born from a low caste, Baek Gwang Hyun first started working as a horse doctor, then worked his way up to become a famous veterinarian. Eventually, he became a doctor appointed to the royal palace and honored with the distinction of being the king’s personal doctor. He was the first Oriental medicine doctor who practiced surgical treatments in the field of Oriental medicine and for this, he became a famous doctor and acupuncture specialist in all of Asia. His tumultuous life story, which begins with him surviving on the lowest rungs of society, encapsulates the deep humanism that he practiced when healing patients.
In this drama, Jo Bo-ah plays a supporting character named Seo Eun-seo.
Jo Bo-ah plays the role of Ha Ni who is a mermaid princess in the underwater empire, but she falls in love with Shi Kyung, and for him, she becomes a human being and begins to live in the In Gyeo House. The house is for people who are preparing to land their first job. To permanently become a human being, Ha Ni must make Shi Kyung fall in love with her within 100 days.
Gil Soo-hyun is a genius who entered Harvard University at the age of ten. After working for the FBI for a decade, he mysteriously decides to return to Korea, where he gets assigned to lead a special missing persons task force that goes after the 1% toughest unsolved cases.
He becomes the partner of Oh Dae-young, a detective with a lot of years of experience in the field and a strong sense of justice. Whereas Soo-hyun is overly analytical, Dae-young goes with his gut feeling. These two characteristics are combined in this series and with their will to serve justice, they book in prison a lot of violent criminals.
Jo Bo-ah plays the role of Jin Seo Joon, a brilliant hacker who helps Gil Soo-hyun (Kim Kang-woo).
All About My Mom
Jin-ae (Eugene) works hard to make money only to end up spending it on her family, and her mother San-ok shows so much affection towards her first son only. Jin-ae then meets Kang Hoon-jae (Lee Sang-woo), who coincidentally is the son of her boss who she admires, and marries him. While experiencing difficult times with her mother-in-law, Jin-ae begins to understand her own mother for the first time.
In this drama, Jo Bo-ah plays as Jang Chae-ri (Cheol Wung’s daughter).
In his youth, Lee Guk-cheol lost his wealthy family and his inheritance to his greedy uncle, Byun Il-jae. He lost everything and descended to the lowest echelons of society, from spoiled rich heir to lowly beggar almost overnight. However, an opportunity arises whereby he is able to obtain a new identity – Kang Ki-tan, allowing him to take back what is rightfully his and exact vengeance on those responsible for ruining his life. However, in his quest for revenge, he meets opposition in the form of Do Gun-woo, the illegitimate son of a chaebol chairman, and Oh Soo-yeon, a young woman who looks suspiciously similar to someone he had developed feelings for in his youth.
Jo Bo-ah plays the role of Do Shin-young, Do Choong’s youngest daughter. She is a typical bratty and spoiled rich girl. She has a habit of calling Ki-tan, whom she develops a crush on, “Kang Ga-din.”
Sweet Stranger and Me
Hong Na-ri (Soo Ae) is a middle-aged flight attendant who suddenly comes home to find her deceased mother’s husband, Go Nan-gil (Kim Young-kwang), has decided to live in her house. The problem is her mother’s husband is three years younger than Hong Na-ri. Go Nan-gil runs a dumpling shop inherited from his late wife, where the shop and Na-ri’s house are located on a hotly disputed land.
Jo Bo-ah plays the role of Do Yeo-joo, a lively flight attendant, who is the eldest in her family. She uses her looks as a weapon and has lied and stolen her way to hide her poverty ever since she was young. She is more comfortable befriending men who, unlike women, easily fall for her lies. Yeo-joo is disliked by her fellow colleagues due to her bad behaviors. She is burdened by the medical condition of her father which motivates her into having a relationship with a rich guy, so she can support her family. She is currently in a relationship with Jo Dong-jin, Hong Na-ri’s former boyfriend.
Temperature of Love
The story of two people who first meet online and soon develop a relationship when they meet in person but then get separated after choosing different paths for their careers.
Jo Bo-ah plays Ji Hong-ah, Hyun-soo’s friend who was born with a silver spoon in her mouth but aims to be a screenwriter.