Everything You Need to Know About Jung Yu-mi (1983)


Meet The Beautiful and Talented Actress, Jung Yu-mi

Jung Yu Mi is a Korean actress who starred with Gong Yoo in the 2016 box office hit Train to Busan. She is known for her work in the highly-praised Korean movies Silenced, My Dear Desperado and Chaw. Today, Channel-Korea will tell you about Jung Yu-mi and her entertainment career, keep reading!

Jung Yu-mi’s Profile

  • Full Name: Jung Yu Mi
  • Date of Birth: January 18th, 1983.
  • Age: 36 years old
  • City of Birth: Busan
  • Height: 163 cm
  • Education: Seoul Institute of Arts, Film Major
  • Management: Soop Management
  • Instagram account: _jungyumi

Facts About Jung Yu-mi

Jung Yu Mi started her career in short films, notably How to Operate a Polaroid Camera. Her filmography is a mixture of indie movies, cult monster flicks, romantic comedy, and melodrama. She received an award as Best New Actress in the 25th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards for the movie Blossom Again.

Jung Yu Mi is much less prolific in TV drama series. She was a regular cast member of tvN’s variety show Youn’s Kitchen. She also appeared in Maxim coffee commercials, the most famous instant coffee brand in Korea.

Jung Yu-mi’s Filmography



2005 A Bittersweet Life Mi-ae
2005 Blossom Again Cho In-young
2006 Family Ties Chae-hyun
2007 Shim’s Family Ha-eun Also known as Skeletons in the Closet
2009 Oishii Man Jae-yeong
2009 The Room Nearby Koo Eon-joo
2009 Like You Know It All Yoo-shin
2009 Chaw Byeon Soo-ryeon
2009 A Million Kim Ji-eun
2009 Good Morning, President Mi-mi Cameo
2010 My Dear Desperado Se-jin
2010 Oki’s Movie Ok-hee
2010 Come, Closer Eun-hee
2010 Cafe Noir Sun-hwa
2011 The Crucible Seo Yoo-jin Also known as Silenced
2012 In Another Country Won-joo Segment: “List”
2013 Our Sunhi Sunhi
2013 Tough as Iron Soo-ji
2014 The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow Il-ho Voice
2014 Manhole Yeon-seo
2015 The Himalayas Choi Soo-young Cameo
2016 Train to Busan Seong-kyeong
2017 The Table Yu-jin
2018 Psychokinesis Hong Sang-moo
2019 Kim Ji Young, Born 1982 Kim Ji-young


Short Films

Year English title Role Notes
2003 Tell Her I Love Her
2004 How to Operate a Polaroid Camera Sun-ah
2006 09:05
2007 A Puppy, Our Family Min-joo
2009 Relay Also known as If You Were Me 4
Lost in the Mountains Mi-sook Jeonju Digital Project
2013 The Winter Pianist
2017 Ladies of the Forest


Television Series

Year Title Network Role Notes
2007 Que Sera, Sera MBC Han Eun-soo
2010 Drama Special: The Great Gye Choon-bin KBS2 Gye Choon-bin
2012 I Need Romance 2012 tvN Joo Yeol-mae
2013 The Queen of Office KBS2 Jeong Joo-ri
Dating Agency: Cyrano tvN Bong Soo-ah Guest appearance(Episode 8-9)
Reply 1994 Girl who bumps into Chilbong Cameo(Episode 21)
2014 Discovery of Love KBS2 Han Yeo-reum
2016 Listen to Love JTBC Han Jun-hee Cameo(Episode 8)
2017 Woman of Dignity Client Cameo(Episode 6)
2018 Live tvN Han Jung-o
What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim Lee Young-joon’s friend Cameo (Episode 14)
2019 School Nurse, An Eun-yeong Netflix An Eun-yeong


Variety Shows

Year Title
2017 Youn’s Kitchen
2018 Youn’s Kitchen – Season 2


Music video

Year Title Artist
2015 “Zero Gravity” Zion.T
2017 “Holding On To You” Sung Si-kyung

Jung Yu-mi and Gong Yoo


Jung Yu Mi and Gong Yoo worked in the same management agency. They acted together in leading roles in three movies, Kim Ji Young, Born 1982, Train to Busan, and Silenced. both Kim Ji Young, Born 1982 and Silenced are adapted from novels.

In January 2018, there was a rumor regarding Gong Yoo and Jung Yu Mi’s upcoming wedding ceremony. Their agency responded and denied the rumor, and an unknown source from their agency added that Gong Yoo and Jung Yu Mi were like siblings and Gong Yoo treated her like a younger sister.

Jung Yu-mi and Yoo Ah-in


Jung Yu Mi and Yoo Ah In played together in the movie Shims Family in 2007, which gave them a close friendship. They were reconnected and co-starred for the movie Tough as Iron in 2013. Yoo Ah In said that Jung Yu Mi is a woman he still likes and that she is his ideal type, due to her affectionate character.

In April, 2018, Yoo Ah In showed his support for Jung Yu Mi by sending her a coffee truck to the set of the tvN drama Live. Jung Yu Mi and male supporting actor Lee Si Eon played as police officers in the TV series. Yoo Ah In, Jung Yu Mi, and Lee Si Eon have previously worked together in the movie Tough as Iron.

Jung Yu-mi and Plastic Surgery


Jung Yu Mi is known for her natural beauty. Her school graduation photos revealed that she is a natural beauty and she didn’t seem to age at all.

Jung Yu-mi’s Latest News


Jung Yu-mi is currently working on a drama project titled School Nurse Ahn Eun Young. She plays the female leading role, with Nam Joo Hyuk as the male leading role. The drama is due to be released on the streaming service, Netflix, in 2020. The drama is about a nurse who pursues and drives out evil spirits in funny ways. She will get support from a schoolteacher played by Nam Joo-hyuk.

Recently, her senior, Gong Hyo-jin, showed support to Jung Yu-mi by sending a coffee truck to the set of her drama. She thanked Gong Hyo-jin for the support in her Instagram post.


So, that’s all about Jung Yu-Mi. Cheer for her entertainment career all the way. What do you think about Jung Yu-mi? Give your thoughts and comment below!