Up-Close with Uhm Tae-woong’s Wife and Ballerina, Yoon Hye-jin


Details About Uhm Tae-woong’s Wife and Ballerina, Yoon Hye-jin

Yoon Hye-jin is a South Korean Ballerina. She first rose to fame after gaining the title of Prima Ballerina from the Korean National Ballet and performing as the Sugar Plum Fairy in their 2001 production of The Nutcracker. She is the daughter of veteran actor Yoon Il-bong and niece of veteran actor Yoo Dong-geun. In 2013, she married South Korean Actor Uhm Tae-woong and they have one daughter Dae Ji-on.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide with a detailed rundown of everything about the famous Ballerina Yoon Hye-jin. So, stay tuned!

Yoon Hye-jin’s Profile


Name: Yoon Hye-jin

Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea

Date of Birth: January 9th, 1980 (age 39)

Spouse: Uhm Tae-woong

Children: Dae Ji-on

Religion: Protestant

Occupation: Ballet dancer

Blood Type: B

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Height: 170 cm

Weight: 44 kg

Education: Seoul Arts High School and School of American Ballet

Her Career as a Ballerina


Yoon Hye-jin is widely known as a ballerina. She was admitted to the School of American ballet in 1998. Yoon Hye-jin learned ballet since she was in the sixth grade of elementary school. Her heart was weak, and her doctor told her to exercise. Her mother recommended ballet for her as an exercise. She was late at the start, but she was able to learn more and enjoy her body movements.


She was accepted into the Korean National Ballet in 2001 and debuted as a ballet dancer who performed internationally. Since then she became a professional ballerina and has received many awards. Hye-jin was a principal dancer in the Korean National Ballet before she moved to the Les Ballets de Monte Carlo in September 2012.


However, she left the stage due to unexpected injuries, marriage, and childbirth. She said she has never gotten retired and she is still a dancer, but there is a part where it is hard for her to stand on the stage while getting married and raising a child. But she is always waiting for a good stage. In 2015, she returned to the stage at the Dance Talk 2015 by Korean National Contemporary Dance Company. Now she has her own personal YouTube account where she can share her cooking skills and some basic ballet steps for beginners.

Marriage with Uhm Tae-woong


She married South Korean Actor Uhm Tae-woong on January 9th, 2013, at the Conrad Hotel Seoul. On June 18th the same year, she gave birth to her only daughter Dae Ji-on. The two were introduced by Uhm Tae-woong older’s sister Uhm Jung-hwa.


The celebrity couple’s one and only daughter Dae Ji-on has turned 7 years old now. She was born on June 18th, 2013. She looks so lovely.


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Uhm Tae-woong’s Scandal and Miscarriage Of her Second Child


In July 2016, Uhm Tae-woong was reported by a woman named Ms. Kwon that he has sexually assaulted her. However, after the investigation, the police concluded that Uhm Tae-woong did not assault her but was, in fact, involved in prostitution.

After his scandal news blew up, people were curious about his family’s reaction, especially his wife. His wife, Yoon Hye-jin was reported of having had a miscarriage following her husband’s sex case scandal. Her husband’s agency, Key East Entertainment said that Hye-jin was not in good health from the beginning of the pregnancy. She was about five weeks into her pregnancy in August when Bundang Police Station began investigating her husband.


This scandal has made Uhm Tae-woong’s life quite different as his image which he built for years, broke in an instant.

Her Appearance in ‘Return of Superman’ with Her Child


In 2015, Yoon Hye-jin’s daughter, Ji-on and her father Uhm Tae-woong appeared together on KBS 2TV’s The Return of SupermanThe Return of Superman is a South Korean reality show in which male celebrities take care of their young children for 48 hours without their wives. They joined the show as replacements for Epik High’s Tablo and Haru, who left the show. They left the program in October 2015.


Yoon Hye-jin’s Instagram Feed Filled with Her and Her Daughter


Before Yoon Hye-jin got married, ballet was all she had in her life. But now she became a mother and it is time for her to spend more time and pay attention to her daughter. For her, Ji-on is not only a daughter but also a friend. She often shares her moments with her beloved daughter through her personal Instagram.


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She and her daughter having fun together at a café. She explained it was “Yesterday,” in her caption.


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Ji-on shows her missing teeth with a big smile. And Hye-jin tells everyone to laugh with her. “Lets all laugh! One and only.”



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In the video, Ji-on is dancing happily. She looks so cute as her mom describes her as a “cutie pie” in her caption.

Latest News of Yoon Hye-jin


She has opened her own personal YouTube account to fulfill the wishes of her social media friends who are constantly curious about her daily activities. Through her YouTube channel, What See TV, she can share recipes, make-up routine, Vlog and easy-to-follow ballet movements.

On the other hand, she also has her own clothing line. She does everything on her own, from design to production. Since she was a kid, she was interested in fashion. She said that clothes show her true color.

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