Choi Yeo-jin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Choi Yeo-jin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth July 27, 1983
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Black

Choi Yeo-jin is a South Korean-Canadian model-turned-actress who has gained acclaim for her roles in a variety of on-screen projects including Golden BrideSurgeon Bong Dal-heeMore Charming by the DayI Need RomanceBiscuit Teacher and Star CandyArt of FightingOn the Way to the AirportTo My BelovedMy Holo Love, Detective Mr. Gong, Incarnation of Money, Seoul Raiders, and My Sister, the Pig Lady.

Born Name

Choi Yeo-jin

Nick Name

Yeo-jin

Choi Yeo-jin as seen while posing for the camera at 'I Need Romance' premiere in June 2011
Choi Yeo-jin as seen while posing for the camera at ‘I Need Romance’ premiere in June 2011 (ACROFAN / acrofan.com / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean, Canadian

Education

Choi Yeo-jin attended George Brown College as a Hotel Management major but then went on a leave of absence to pursue an entertainment career in Korea.

Occupation

Actress, Model, Author, Dancer

Manager

Choi Yeo-jin is represented by L & Jen Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Choi Yeo-jin pictured in November 2011
Choi Yeo-jin pictured in November 2011 (KIYOUNG KIM / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Charming smile
Choi Yeo-jin as seen while smiling for a picture during an event in 2018
Choi Yeo-jin as seen while smiling for a picture during an event in 2018 (KOREA Dispatch / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Choi Yeo-jin Facts

  1. Her parents divorced when she was a middle school student and then she emigrated to Canada.
  2. Initially, she wanted to pursue a career as a ballerina but she had to let go of that dream because of certain financial difficulties.
  3. In the year 2001, Choi Yeo-jin participated in the Super Elite Model Contest in Canada.
  4. She played the role of Ok Ji-young in the 2007 weekend television drama series, Golden Bride, for which she received the “New Star Award” at the SBS Drama Awards and was also nominated at the 44th Baeksang Arts Award in the “Best New Actress (TV)” category.
  5. In 2012, she appeared as a contestant on Dancing with the Stars and emerged as the winner. She has said, “Viewers like my dancing more than my acting. I was kind of frustrated as an actress because I always played the same kind of characters and ended up projecting stereotypes, which could bore viewers. But now I’m much happier because I can turn into a glamorous dancer every time I get on stage.”
  6. Choi Yeo-jin has also appeared in the music videos for songs like Don’t Be HappyNot Even a CallA Name Called Parting, and My Girl.

Featured Image by ACROFAN / acrofan.com / CC BY-SA 3.0

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