Jihae Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jihae Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight54 kg
Date of Birth1988 or 1989
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown

Jihae is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actress, and multimedia artist best known for playing twin sisters Joon Seung & Hana Seung on National Geographic Channel miniseries, Mars. As a singer, she has released a number of albums including My Heart Is an Elephant, Afterthought, Elvis Is Still Alive, Fire Burning Rain, and Illusion of You. 

Born Name

Jihae Kim

Nick Name


Jihae as seen in November 2017
Jihae as seen in November 2017 (Jihae / Instagram)


Jihae was born either in 1988 or 1989.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Seoul, South Korea


New York, United States


South Korean


Jihae attended Emory University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.


Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Multimedia Artist


  • Father – Her father was a diplomat.
  • Mother – Her mother was a trained opera singer and piano teacher.
  • Siblings – She has 2 older sisters.


Jihae is represented by Dna Model Management LLC.


Indie Rock, Pop, Rock, R&B


Voice, Guitar, Bass, Piano


She has released her music via Septem.




5 ft 6 in 167.5 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Jihae (Left) with Hera Hilmar in New York in August 2018
Jihae (Left) with Hera Hilmar in New York in August 2018 (Jihae / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


She is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Keeps short hair

Brand Endorsements

Jihae has done endorsement work for brands like Eileen Fisher.

Jihae in a selfie in January 2018
Jihae in a selfie in January 2018 (Jihae / Instagram)

Best Known For

Playing twin sisters Joon Seung & Hana Seung on National Geographic Channel miniseries, Mars

First Album

Jihae released her first album, My Heart Is an Elephant, in March 2007.

First Film

Jihae made her feature film debut as herself in the sci-fi film, 2B, in 2009.

First TV Show

Jihae made her first TV show appearance in Special Look in 2016.

Personal Trainer

As per an interview in 2015, Jihae stays fit by doing yoga and meditation in the morning on a regular basis. She has revealed that earlier, she used to go for a run along the water but now she prefers to run on a treadmill where she is alone.

Jihae Favorite Things

  • Inspirations – Leonard Cohen, Marina Abramović, Gloria Steinem
  • Composer – Elliot Goldenthal
  • Books – Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl Jung
  • Place – Wellington, New Zealand
SourceVariety, Instagram
Jihae in a selfie while reading by the beach in July 2018
Jihae in a selfie while reading by the beach in July 2018 (Jihae / Instagram)

Jihae Facts

  1. Jihae used to sing in the church when she was only 3 and later became a part of many choirs.
  2. She grew up in a musical background where both her mother and grandmother were trained opera singers.
  3. It was her mother who discovered her ability to sing and encouraged her to pursue it.
  4. She has lived in several different places when she was young including Seoul, Nigeria,  Sweden, and New York City.
  5. She initially wanted to be a diplomat like her father but later, her interests inclined towards music.
  6. In 2010, she collaborated with Academy Award-winning playwright /director, John Patrick Shanley, and co-created the rock opera, Fire Burning Rain.
  7. In an interview in 2015, she revealed that she prefers to write her songs between 11 pm and 4 am.
  8. She is a self-taught musician and the first instrument she learned to play was a piano.
  9. Visit her official website @ jihae.com.
  10. Follow Jihae on Instagram and YouTube.

Featured Image by Jihae / Instagram

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