Bae Doona Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bae Doona Quick Info
Height5 ft 7.25 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1979
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Bae Doona is a talented South Korean actress and photographer. She is known for her roles in Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, The Host, Air Doll, Cloud Atlas, Jupiter Ascending, The Ring Virus, Plum Blossom, Saving My Hubby, Sense8, and Kingdom. Bae Doona has appeared on the covers of many magazines like Elle, W magazine, Allure, Vogue, Numero, and High Cut, among others. She learned filmmaking and acting at the Konkuk University in Seoul. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 700k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Bae Doona

Nick Name

Doona

Bae Doona during promotion of her 2016 film The Tunnel
Bae Doona during the promotion of her 2016 film The Tunnel (Tibiten / YouTube / CC BY-3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Residence

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Bae Doona attended Konkuk University in Seoul honing the skills of filmmaking and acting as a part of the Department of Fine Arts.

Occupation

Actress, Photographer, Former Catalog Model

Family

  • Father – Bae Jong Deok
  • Mother – Kim Hwa-yeong (Stage Actress)
  • Siblings – Bae Doo Han (Younger Brother)

Manager

Bae Doona is managed by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7¼ in or 171 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bae Doona has dated –

  1. Jim Sturgess (2012-2015) – In 2012, Doona started dating English actor Jim Sturgess. The couple became close while doing promotion work for the film Cloud Atlas (2012). They were even spotted together at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. They dated for almost 3 years before breaking up in 2015.
Bae Doona in an Instagram post as seen in January 2019
Bae Doona in an Instagram post as seen in January 2019 (Bae Doona / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Rounded face
  • Tends to keep bangs

Brand Endorsements

Bae Doona has either promoted or done endorsement work for brands like –

  • Armani Beauty
  • Tiffany & Co.
Bae Doona as seen in April 2017
Bae Doona as seen in April 2017 (Bae Doona / Instagram)

Best Known For

Her acting abilities in Korean films like Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) as Cha Young-mi and The Host (2006) as Park Nam-joo; Japanese films like Air Doll (2009) as Nozomi; and American films like Cloud Atlas (2012) as Sonmi~351/Tilda Ewing/Megan’s mom/Mexican woman and Jupiter Ascending (2015) as Razo

First Film

In 1999, she made her theatrical film debut in the Korean horror film The Ring Virus as Park Eun-suh.

First TV Show

In 1998, she made her TV show debut on the Korean romantic-drama series Angel’s Kiss.

Bae Doona at the press conference of MBC Gloria in July 2010
Bae Doona at the press conference of MBC Gloria in July 2010 (KIYOUNG KIM / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Bae Doona Facts

  1. While in college, she was scouted by a modeling agency.
  2. In the past, she worked as a catalog model for COOL DOG.
  3. She has been featured on the covers of magazines like Elle (Korea), W magazine (Korea), Dazed (Korea), Allure (Korea), Vogue (Korea), Numero (Canada), InStyle (Korea), Prestige (Taiwan), and High Cut (Korea).
  4. Bae Doona became the brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton in 2016.
  5. Visit her official website @ www.doona.net.
  6. Follow her on Instagram.

Featured Image by KIYOUNG KIM / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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