|Go Youn-jung Quick Info
|5 ft 5 in
|Date of Birth
|April 22, 1996
Go Youn-jung is a South Korean actor and model who started her career with modeling and then branched out to acting. Over the course of her career, she has been cast in a variety of shows and movies which include the likes of Wise Resident Life, He Is Psychometric, Hunt, Alchemy of Souls, Law School, The School Nurse Files, Moving, Sweet Home, Rookie Cops, and Death’s Game. She has also been a recipient of many accolades such as the Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards, Korea First Brand Award, Brand Customer Loyalty Award, and others. Go Youn-jung was ranked number #1 on Cine21‘s lists of “Top 5 new actress to watch in 2023” and “Series New Actress of the Year” in 2023.
Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Go Youn-jung enrolled at Seoul Women’s University (SWU), a private women’s university located in Nowon District, Seoul, South Korea. She went on to study contemporary art.
- Siblings – She has a younger brother who was born in 1998.
Go Youn-jung has been signed with MAA.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Go Youn-jung is of Korean descent.
- Thin frame
- Often sports forehead bangs
Go Youn-jung Favorite Things
- Body Part Of Her Own – Her big eyes
Go Youn-jung Facts
- During her school years, she was a quiet student.
- For her first acting lessons, she paid using the money she earned as a model.
- It was in 2018 that Go Youn-jung became a part of MAA Entertainment and was one of the first female actors to join the agency. It has been revealed that she had rejected the first offer from MMA but later accepted when she was offered a second time.
- She made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Jo Yoo-jeong (a college student who has been under Park Pyong-ho’s protection and guidance) in the espionage action thriller film Hunt in 2022. Her co-stars for the project included Lee Jung-jae, Jung Woo-sung, Jeon Hye-jin, and Heo Sung-tae.
- For her role in Hunt, Go Youn-jung was nominated for a Baeksang Arts Award for “Best New Actress – Film”, Blue Dragon Film Award for “Best New Actress”, Buil Film Award for “Best New Actress”, and Grand Bell Award for “Best New Actress”.
- She brought to life the character of Jang Hui-soo (Ju-won’s daughter who is a student of Class 3–3 at Jeongwon High School and has healing abilities inherited from her father) in the fantasy action drama web series Moving in 2023. This performance won her the Korea First Brand Award for “Rising Star Award” and the award for “Best Newcomer Actress” at Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards.
- Go Youn-jung won the Brand Customer Loyalty Award for “Rising Star Actress” in 2023.
- In 2023, she was ranked at #13 on Gallup Korea‘s “Film Actor of the Year” list.
- She has done modeling work for brands such as Nike and Giorgio Armani.
- She loves dogs more than cats.
- Go Youn-jung has aspired to work on shows such as Earth Arcade.
- Her hobbies include baking, visiting art exhibitions, and building stuff with Legos.
- She has a driver’s license.
- Action scenes are the ones she enjoys filming the most.
- She has also been involved in several activities such as ballet and figure skating.
- Although she attends drinking parties, she does not drink.
- Go Youn-jung is allergic to shrimp.
- She stays fit by lifting weights and indulging in pilates.
- In an interview, she said, “I feel very grateful for Lee Jaewook because he was under no obligation to help me, but he did, and he was very considerate of me.”
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