All About Actress Kim Min-jung
Kim Min-jung is a South Korean actress who began her career as a successful child actress and transformed into a popular adult actress. She has had roles in many popular dramas and movies, and gained a lot of love from viewers and the public. Let’s get to know more about actress Kim Min-jung.
Kim Min-jung’s Profile and Facts
Kim Min-jung’s Full Profile
Real Name = Kim Min-jung
Birthday = July 30, 1982
Origin = Seoul, South Korea
Height = 167 cm
Weight = 43 kg
Blood Type = A
Education = Hanyang University, Theater and Film
Occupation = Actress
Agency = Great Company
Facts About Kim Min-jung
- She made her acting debut in 1990 through MBC Best Theater “episode: Widow”.
- Debuting at 6 years old, she was the most in-demand and praised child actress of her generation.
- Among many other child actresses, she was one of the few who made a successful transition into an adult actor.
- She had done a total 13 CFs from her debut until now.
- Her hobbies are watching movies and listening to music.
- She practiced her dancing really hard for her 2013 movie, “Queen of The Night”.
- She has a beautiful forehead when wearing a traditional hanbok.
Kim Min-jung’s Discography
Kim Min-jung isn’t just good at acting, but also at singing. She sang one song for the soundtrack for a movie she was starring in. It was for the 2009 movie “Strike Love”, and was titled From Me To You. She also did a duet with Seo In-gook, with the song Love U.
Kim Min-jung’s Filmography
Active since a young age, Kim Min-jung has taken roles in many popular dramas and films since her debut. Although she wasn’t always part of the main cast in all of the projects, she still did great work. Kim Min-jung has been in 46 dramas and 13 movies until 2019. Here is the list of Kim Min-jung filmography until the present.
|1989||Samtos and Dori with Braids|
|1992||Comeback, Frog Boys|
|2002||L’abri: Bus Stop||So-hee|
|2004||Flying Boys||Hwangbo Soo-jin|
|2009||The Scam||Yoo Seo-yeon|
|2012||Return of the Mafia||Kim Hyo-jeong|
|2013||Queen of the Night||Hee-joo|
|Year||TV Network||Drama Title||Role|
|1990||MBC||MBC Best Theater: Widow|
|Bizarre Family, Bizarre School|
|1991||KBS||Flower That Never Wilts|
|1992||SNS||Women’s Theater: Shaking Distance|
|1994||MBC||Stranger in Paradise|
|1997||KBS2||Drama City: There’s Still Time to Love|
|SBS||70-minute Drama: Baby Blues Fetal Diary|
|70-minute Drama: Baby Blues Parenting Diary|
|70-minute Drama: Isle|
|1998||MBC Best Theater: 설사약 권하는 사회|
|KBS||The King and the Queen||Queen Jeong-sun|
|MBC||See and See Again|
|MBC||I’m Still Loving You|
|KBS||She’s the One|
|MBC||The Thought of Wearing Rubber Shoes Backwards|
|2003||SBS||Land of Wine||Sun-hee|
|2005||SBS||Fashion 70’s||Ko Joon-hee / Kang-hee|
|2006||Stranger Than Paradise||Yoo-hee-ram|
|2007||MBC||New Heart||Nam Hye-suk|
|2009||Strike Love||Chou Eom-ji|
|2011||KBS2||The Thorn Birds||Han Yoo-kyung|
|2012||tvN||The Third Hospital||Jin Hye-jin|
|2015||KBS2||The Merchant: Gaekju 2015||Mae-wol|
|2017||jTBC||Man to Man||Cha Do-ha|
|2018||tvN||Mr. Sunshine||Kudo Hina / Lee Yang-hwa|
|2019||KBS2||My Fellow Citizen||Park Hoo-ja|
Kim Min-jung’s Awards
Kim Min-jung debuted in 1990, and she received her first award in 1992 through the “KBS Drama Awards” as Best Young Actress, at the age of 10. Kim Min-jung gained a lot of achievements while playing main roles as well as in supporting roles, mostly in drama projects. Here are Kim Min-jung’s awards.
|Year||Award Ceremony||Award Achievement|
|1992||KBS Drama Awards||Best Young Actress|
|2000||Korea Food for the Hungry International (KFHI)||Service Award|
|2002||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award (Rival)|
|2004||MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actress (Ireland)|
|2005||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Starts (Fashion 70’s)|
|2008||Mnet 20’s Choice Awards||Female Drama Star (New Heart)|
|MBC Drama Awards||Golden Acting Award, Actress in a Miniseries (New Heart)|
|2015||4th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama (The Merchant: Gaekju 2015)|
|29th KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama (The Merchant: Gaekju 2015)|
|2018||6th APAN Star Awards||Best Supporting Actress (Mr. Sunshine)|
Kim Min-jung’s Appearance in Mr. Sunshine
Kim Minjung appeared on the 2018 tvN drama “Mr. Sunshine”. She replaced actress Kim Sa-rang and played the role of Lee Yang-hwa, CEO of a hotel which she was given by her late Japanese husband, who also suffered from his father’s decision in her life path. Her character was smart and strict, and also had a deep relationship with Yoo Yeon-seok, played as Goo Dong-mae. Although her storyline didn’t have a happy ending, Kim Min-jung and Yoo Yeon-seok gained a couple of name from the viewers for their strong chemistry, MaeHwa Couple.
Dating Rumors and Ideal Type
Kim Min-jung was once reported to have a relationship with actor Chun Jung-Myung, in 2013, although both of their agencies denied the report. Before the rumor with actor Chun Jung-myung, on KBS2 TV’s “Happy Together” 2012, Kim Min-jung revealed she had been in a relationship secretly with a celebrity for around 2 years, which shocked all the cast of the show.
Kim Min-jung’s Latest News
Kim Min-jung will be starring in the new KBS drama “My Fellow Citizen” as supporting female cast. She might be playing as antagonist character, as the character threatening the lead male cast, Choi Siwon, on the drama teaser. The drama “My Fellow Citizen” is a romantic-comedy drama which will show the story of a female police officer and a con artist who becomes a politician as a married couple.