Jung So Min is a South Korean actress, who made her mainstream debut with the 2010 television series bad guy and immediately managed to grab everybody’s attention. She then played a leading role in playful kiss though it wasn’t a major hit in Korea, the romantic comedy tv series became an overseas success earning zhang worldwide recognition her popularity continued to rise, and gradually. She became one of the most loved actresses in the Korean film industry. She has appeared in a number of successful movies and television series.
10 True Facts About Jung So Min
1 She Didn’t Speak To Her Father For Nine Years
Her father is the head of a private company and is known to be one of the richest men in the country, he wanted his daughter to pursue higher education as she had done exceedingly well in academics during her school day. Jung So Min didn’t like john’s decision when she expressed her desire to become an actress after jong received a fully-funded scholarship based only on her acting skills.
Jung So Min’s father gave her a chance to pursue acting as a profession. Jung So Min becoming a successful actress she once claimed in an interview that she had restrained herself from talking to her father for nine long years as he was initially against her decision of becoming an actress.
2 She Felt So Close To Her Character And Playful Kiss
In 2010 Jung So Min landed a prominent role in a romantic series entitled playful kiss alongside. Kim yon-Joon the series was adapted from a famous Japanese comic entitled Azoranak kiss, he plays oh honey a not-so-bright girl who struggles academically and she has had a crush on the smartest boy in school for three years by the time the drama ended Zhong really identified with her character. Jung So Min felt so close to her character that when the filming ended, she could not get used to people calling her, Jung So Min in an interview within no-life she said.
“To me, Ha Ni is a very special character. Even Kim Hyun-Joong said that he got used to calling me oh Ha Ni. So when he called me Jung So-min it felt a little strange.”
Playful kiss failed to perform well on Korean television but became quite popular overseas thanks to the overseas success of playful kiss her popularity crossed borders which gave her more opportunities to grow as an actress.
Although she loved to act and wanted to pursue a career in the same field from a young age education is still her priority, she was a student at the Korea national university of arts to concentrate on her studies. She took a short break in 2011. Jung So Min returned to the small screen in 2012 as part of the ensemble cast of the sitcom standby.
4 Her Actual Ideal Type In Because This Is My First Life
in Tvn’s drama because this is my first life. She played an assistant screenwriter who broke and renting a room in an apartment because it did not require a deposit the star revealed that although, she bears many similarities to her character in the drama who relentlessly pursue her dreams no matter how painful the journey they are quite different when it comes to relationships in the drama. Her character is shaken by the sudden appearance of her husbands first love but doesn’t speak to him about it on shared that she usually takes a very different approach to handle obstacles in her love life as Jung So Min said
“When I date in real life if there’s something that bothers me, I’m the type to talk it out through conversation. I think everyone has a different way of handling things.”
She also divulged which character from the drama is closest to her ideal type in real life after some consideration she decided on mango. Jung So Min explained
“My mother was an avid viewer of ‘Because this is my first life.’ One day, she asked me, Isn’t someone like Ma Sang Goo a great guy?”
“It was because of his line, ‘Although it hurts to be stabbed by your sharp spear, if stabbing me will dull that spear, I’ll be glad. I agreed with what she said.”
5 She Was Awkward To Film Intimate Scenes With Sung Joon
She starred in the sitcom can we get married her role in the series was much more challenging, than the roles that she had portrayed before and she also appeared more mature than ever in an interview with news on Jung So Min said
“Before all those scenes I did feel a little awkward. But as we set up to actually shoot them, it was fine.”
“However, when watching the broadcast at home with my parents I did feel embarrassed. As it went on they grew increasingly silent.”
In 2010, she won a topaz award at the second Korean jewelry awards. She was also honored with the 18th Korean culture and entertainment awards in the category of best new actress for her role in the bad guy in 2011. She received the new star award at the sixth Asia model festival awards in 2012. She won the 12th MB entertainment awards for best newcomer in a comedy sitcom category for standby. She won the best couple award along with actor e Kwang soo for the sound of your heart at the 15th KBS entertainment awards in 2016. She and e Joon have been.
7 Dropping Hints Before officially Confirmed Dating
In early 2018 a happy announcement was confirmed by her agency that the actress is dating former MB lacs member e Joon the couple first met on the set of the kbs2 weekend series my father is strange, after the production wrapped in august 2017, fans of the show couldn’t help but ship the pair because of the iron-screen romantic relationship and chemistry before they officially confirmed the relationship.
The couple may have been dropping hints about their romance in October 2017 during an interview on SBS’s one night of tv entertainment e Joon was asked who he hoped would visit him during his military service he replied
“First of all, Jung So Min. she promised me that she would come to visit no matter what.”
on the other hand, Zhong also mentioned e Joon in an interview about her dream because this is my first life. Although she was discussing her on-screen romance with co-starry mingy the actress repeatedly brought up e Joon during the conversation saying, that she had initially worried about being able to live up to the chemistry, that she had shared with e Joon and father is strange, Additionally, when asked whether she expected to win any awards that year she responded
“If I could receive one, I’d like the best couple award with Lee Joon.”
But later on, June 2020 dispatch reported that representatives for both Jung So Min and e-Joon had announced that the couple had broken up after three years of dating sources close to the two stars commented
“They spent a lot of time apart. Since they were both busy, they grew apart from one another. They ended up deciding to focus more on their individual work.”
Both star agencies confirmed the report.
8 She Has a Youtube Channel
In June 2019, the actress posted her very first vlog on her youtube channel Jung So Min Sunday the video was a compilation of clips from her everyday life. She promoted the channel to her fans on Instagram writing
“I opened a youtube channel. I’ve started vlogs, my first vlog is mostly clipped I filmed before I decided to start vlogging, so it’s not very good, but please look upon it kindly, the link is in my Instagram bio.”
Jung So Min has got over 300 000 subscribers.
9 She Loves Kids
The actress actually loves children a lot and is often seen hanging around with some whether it be her young nephew or her cute sibling. She absolutely just doesn’t get bored of kids and always cherishes being with them fans say that she’ll be a great mother whenever she’ll marry and have kids.
10 She Is Dog Lover
Aside from loving kids, she is also an avid dog lover. Jung So Min has a black pet dog with whom she spends her home time mostly, she’s seen petting and hugging with her fur baby on her Instagram pictures you.