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Jeon Do-yeon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jeon Do-yeon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth February 11, 1973
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jeon Do-yeon is a South Korean actor, theatre artist, and model who is known for playing the role of Lee Shin-ae in the 2007 drama film Secret Sunshine. This role won her various accolades including the award for “Best Actress” at the 60th Cannes Film Festival, “Asian Movie Artist Award” at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Producers Network Awards, “Special Achievement Award” at the 44th Grand Bell Awards, “Best Actress” award at the 1st Asia Pacific Screen Awards, and “Best Leading Actress” award at the 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards. Her film credits also include The ContactThe Harmonium in My MemoryHappy EndI Wish I Had a Wife, Emergency Declaration, You Are My SunshineMy Dear Enemy, The HousemaidWay Back HomeCountdownThe Shameless, Kill Boksoon, BirthdayA Man and a Woman, Beasts Clawing at StrawsA Promise, and My Mother, the Mermaid. Additionally, Jeon Do-yeon has been cast in many television projects like Star in My Heart, Lovers in PragueOn Air, Lost, The Good WifeOur Sunny Days of Youth, and Shoot for the Stars.

Born Name

Jeon Do-yeon

Nick Name

Queen of Cannes

Jeon Do-yeon as seen while walking the 2017 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival red carpet
Jeon Do-yeon as seen while walking the 2017 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival red carpet (sj / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

 

Education

Jeon Do-yeon studied at Bukgajwa Elementary School, Yeonhee Girls Middle School, and Changduk Girls High School. After that, she enrolled at Seoul Institute of the Arts (a prominent educational institution specializing in the Arts located in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province) and graduated from its Department of Broadcasting.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Artist, Model

Family

  • Siblings – She has 2 older brothers.

Manager

Jeon Do-yeon has been signed with Management SOOP.

Build

Slim

Jeon Do-yeon and her co-star Song Kang-ho at 'Secret Sunshine' press conference in 2007
Jeon Do-yeon and her co-star Song Kang-ho at ‘Secret Sunshine’ press conference in 2007 (Kinocine / ko.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jeon Do-yeon has dated –

  1. Kang Shi-kyu (2007-Present) – On March 11, 2007, she got married to businessperson and professional car racer Kang Shi-kyu in a private wedding ceremony at Shilla Hotel. Kang Shi-kyu is 9 years older than Jeon Do-yeon and the duo parents a daughter who was born on January 22, 2009.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Jeon Do-yeon is of Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Smile

Brand Endorsements

She worked as an advertisement model for Johnson & Johnson in 1990.

Jeon Do-yeon as seen while smiling for the camera at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
Jeon Do-yeon as seen while smiling for the camera at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival (Marco Manna Photography / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Jeon Do-yeon Facts

  1. She grew up in Seoul, South Korea.
  2. In 1997, Jeon Do-yeon made her first theatrical film appearance as Soo-hyeon in the romantic film The Contact. The film became the 2nd biggest-grossing Korean film of 1997 and Jeon Do-yeon bagged many awards including the 35th Grand Bell Award, 18th Blue Dragon Film Award, 34th Baeksang Arts Award, and 18th Korean Association of Film Critics Award.
  3. Her theatre credits include playing Rita in a production of Educating Rita in 1997 and Shin Jung-ha in The Queen of Opera Tears in 1998.
  4. Alongside Lee Jung-jae, Youn Yuh-jung, and Seo Woo, Jeon Do-yeon co-starred as Eun-yi in the 2010 erotic psychological thriller film The Housemaid. For this performance, she received the 2nd Seoul Art and Culture Award for “Best Actress” and the 5th Asian Film Award in the “People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actress” category.
  5. She is a very passionate actor and once said, “I enjoy acting so much that I have no need or desire to be called a great actor. This is partly my personality, but also the fact that I get so absorbed in acting, to where I can’t see or think of anything else. I can’t tell you what great acting is, but for me, it is to give everything you have with honesty, sincerity and persistence.”
  6. In 2023, Jeon Do-yeon started appearing as Nam Haeng-seon (former national handball player who now runs a banchan shop) in the romantic comedy television series Crash Course in Romance.

Featured Image by sj / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0

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