About Senior Korean Actress Lee Young-ae: Profile, Husband, Wedding, Skin Care, Movies, Drama List, ETC

All About Lee Young-ae’s Wedding Ceremony

Lee Young-ae with husband

Lee Young-ae married a non-celebrity, Jeong Ho-young, in 2009. The couple decided to hold a secret wedding ceremony away from the media. It was the best choice for her husband and their family to avoid any rumors or gossip around the marriage.

All About Lee Young-ae’s Family


After 2 years of marriage, Lee Young-ae gave birth to twins, a girl and a boy, at the Jeil Hospital in Jung-gu, Seoul. During her inactive period, Lee Young-ae mostly spent time with her family by taking care of her children in the countryside. She revealed her countryside house on MBC’s Lee Young-ae’s Banquet which looks really luxurious.


List of Lee Young-ae’s Movies


Lee Young-ae started to act in movies in 1996 in I will Do It. She hasn’t starred in a lot of movies since her debut. Other than dramas, Lee Young-ae is also famous for her appearance in the 2005 movie Sympathy for Lady Vengeance which was her last movie before she decided to be inactive from the entertainment industry. Lee Young-ae is announced to be starring in the 2018 movie Find Me as her comeback to the movie industry. Here is the list of Lee Young-ae’s movies since her acting debut.

Lee Young-ae movie
Year English Title Korean Title Role
1996 I will Do It 인샬라
1999 First Kiss 키스할까요 Herself (cameo)
2000 Joint Security Area 공동경비구역 JSA Maj. Sophie E. Jean
2001 One Fine Spring Day 봄날은 간다 Eun-su
Last Present 선물 Park Jung-yeon
2005 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance 친절한 금자씨 Lee Geum-ja
2018 Find Me 나를 찾아줘 Jung-yeon


List of Lee Young-ae’s Dramas


Lee Young-ae became an actress in 1993 through SBS’s drama How’s Your Husband. Since then, she became active acting in dramas. Most of her appearances are in dramas rather than movies. Lee Young-ae is famous for her drama appearance in MBC’s drama Jewel in the Palace (Dae Jang Geum) which became her last drama before deciding to be inactive from the entertainment industry. In 2017, Lee Young-ae announced her comeback to the entertainment industry through SBS’s drama Saimdang, Memoir of Colors as the lead role, Shin Saimdang. Here is the list of Lee Young-ae’s drama appearances since her debut.

Lee Young-ae drama
Year English Title Korean Title Role Network
1993 How’s Your Husband? 댁의 남편은 어떠십니까? Do Do-hee SBS
1994 Dash 질주
1995 Love and Marriage 사랑과 결혼 Oh Eun-ji MBC
West Palace 서궁 Kim Gae Shi / Gae Ttong KBS
Asphalt Man 아스팔트 사나이 Dong-hee SBS
1996 Papa 파파 Han Sae-young KBS
Their Embrace 그들의 포옹 Kim Seung-hye MBC
Sibling Relations 동기간
1997 Medical Brothers 의가형제 Cha Min-ju
The Reason I Live 내가 사는 이유 Ae-suk
Because I Love You 사랑하니까 Eo Yu-na SBS
1998 Romance 로맨스
Advocate 애드버킷 MBC
1999 Enbireyong 은비령 KBS
Invitation 초대 Choi Yeong-ju
Wave 파도 SBS
2000 Fireworks 불꽃 Kim Ji-hyun
2003 Jewel in the Palace 대장금 Seo Jang-geum MBC
2017 Saimdang, Memoir of Colors 사임당, 빛의 일기 Shin Saimdang / Seo Ji-yoon SBS
2018 Gangnam Beauty 내 아이디는 강남미인 Cameo JTBC
2019 Different Dream 이몽 Lee Young-jin MBC


How Good Is Lee Young-ae in Speaking English?


As one of the lead in the Korean Wave, Lee Young-ae is known worldwide. She’s not only active as an actress but also in volunteering and charity acts in South Korea and internationally. In an award ceremony outside South Korea, Lee Young-ae was chosen to be the one who announces the winners of the categories.

Lee Young-ae seems to be good at talking in English. She is also good at the German language since she’s taken courses at Hanyang University.


Latest News About Lee Young-ae


Lee Young-ae was cast in the movie Find Me and drama Saimdang, Memoir of Colors after her 13-year break. Additionally, she became a cameo for the drama My ID Is Gangnam Beauty. It is her first appearance as a cameo since her acting debut.