Get to Know Miss Korea 2017 Seo Jae-won!

Who is Seo Jae-won?

Seo Jae-won is the winner of Miss Korea 2017. She was elected at the Miss Korea 2017 Selection Contest that was held at the Universal Art Center in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, on July 7th. After winning first place on the competition, Seo Jae-won continued her career in the showbiz and started appearing in reality shows. Her image of a pure and youthful woman brought her a lot of love from the netizens. Want to know more about her life and career? Then this is the right article for you!


Seo Jae-won’s Profile and Facts

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Name: Seo Jae-won

Date of Birth: December 3rd, 1995

Place of Birth: Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea

Height: 175 cm

Weight: 54 kg

Body Size: 35-24-36

Religion: Protestant

Last Education: Korea National University of Arts, Department of Korean Dance

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  • When Seo Jae-won was in high school, she won the silver medal award at the 42nd Donga Dance Competition.
  • Seo Jae-won’s hobby is surfing and ballet and Korean dance is her specialty. She started surfing at the age of 21 and then fell in love with it.
  • In 2018, Seo Jae-won became a permanent member of the Mnet reality show Somebody.
  • Seo Jae-won reduced her drinking habit to prepare for the competition.
  • Her ideal type is a man who is charismatic and would be like a dad to her.
  • Seo Jae-won’s role model is Park Sharon, the 1st Runner Up of Miss Korea 2006.
  • To prepare her body before the competition, Seo Jae-won went to the gym that is run by a local resident center to minimize her spending. She was able to lose 8 kg.


Plastic Surgery

Seo Jae-won has never been mentioned in a plastic surgery rumor. To compare her appearance in the past and at present, you can check out the photos below. Her facial features seem pretty much the same.


On her Instagram, Seo Jae-won has posted a photo of her and her dad in an old Korean student uniform. Both of them are smiling and demonstrate their similar smiling eyes. The photo attracted the attention of netizens.

Sadly, there are many rumors about Seo Jae-won, claiming that she was elected as the winner of the competition because of her money and social networking. This rumor started because netizens think that her face looks more ‘ordinary’ compared to other contestants. In the interview with BNT International, Seo Jae-won said it’s because the ideal body standard for each person is different. For her, the rumor is a motivation for her to put a lot more effort and improve herself.


Most Recent News

As far as projects are concerned, Seo Jae-won is currently a permanent cast member of the dating show Somebody. The reality show itself is about two dancers filming a music video with the person they are attracted to. The show is not only focused on romance, but it also shows the competition between the couples and the dancing abilities of every member.

In a recent episode, that was aired on January 4th, 2019, Seo Jae-won was paired with Han Sun-chun, a dancer who is popular from the show Dancing 9. When they met again at the restaurant, both of them confirmed their positive feelings for each other. You can see their performance video below.


As a dancer, Seo Jae-won often shares photos from her performances. One of them is the performance of her graduation. She really looks pretty in the white dress!


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She also expressed her happiness after graduating by posting a photo in her graduation gown. For Seo Jae-won, her graduation performance is a piece of happy news for everyone, including her parents. She posted a photo to show her gratitude toward her parents who attended her performance. Turns out, she inherited her beautiful looks from her parents!

As a Miss Korea 2017, her work does not end in Korea but also involves other countries where she represents Korea. Seo Jae-won posted a photo of her time in Vietnam.

She also posted about her experience on the show at the end of 2017 to show how thankful she is. That year, she got to become the winner and was able to experience many things.

Not only she posts about her career but Seo Jae-won also often posts photos of her hobby – surfing. It seems that she is very talented at this!

Seo Jae-won has a pet dog named Samsik. The pet also has his personal Instagram under the name @samsic_2.