|Shin Eun-kyung Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||February 15, 1973|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Shin Eun-kyung is a South Korean actor and professor. One of the most prominent Korean female actors in the 1990s, she has been cast in multiple shows and movies such as My Wife Is a Gangster, My Wife Is a Gangster 2, Oh My Ghost, Born to Sing, Song, The Scandal, Diary of June, The Plan, The Ring Virus, Blue, Downfall, Kuro Arirang, Your Neighbor’s Wife, Uzumaki, Mom’s Dead Upset, Still You, Flames of Desire, White Lie, Family Secret, The Time We Were Not in Love, The Village: Achiara’s Secret, The Last Empress, The Penthouse: War in Life, A Man Who Satisfies 99 Women, Creating a Better World, This Is the Beginning of Love, Life Isn’t a Multiple Choice Test, The Young Man, General Hospital the Movie: A Thousand Days, A Mystery of the Cube, A Perfect Match, It’s Alright, Wife Scandal – The Wind Rises, Song of the Wind, The Last Match, Salted Mackerel, Wave, and Love, In Between.
Busan, South Korea
Shin Eun-kyung attended Dankook University (commonly referred to as Dankook), a private research university in South Korea.
Shin Eun-kyung has been signed with Run Entertainment.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Shin Eun-kyung has dated –
- Kim Jung-soo (2003-2007) – She got married to Kim Jung-soo, who was then the CEO of her talent agency Good Player Entertainment, on September 22, 2003. The duo was blessed with a son the following year and the child was later diagnosed with hydrocephalus. She filed for divorce on August 24, 2007, after she learned that Kim had used her private seal without her permission to misappropriate ₩400 million (US$424,800) for his business. She also sued him for the forgery of private documents.
Race / Ethnicity
Shin Eun-kyung is of Korean descent.
Shin Eun-kyung Facts
- She brought to life the character of Eun-young in the 1997 drama film Downfall and this role won her several accolades including the 18th Blue Dragon Film Awards for “Best Leading Actress” and “Popular Star Award” as well as the 34th Baeksang Arts Award for “Most Popular Actress (Film)”.
- In 2011, Shin Eun-kyung underwent bimaxillary osteotomy surgery (or jaw realignment surgery).
- She co-starred as Cha Soon-young in the 2012 family romantic drama television series Still You. For this, she received the SBS Drama Awards in the “Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Serial Drama” and “Top 10 Stars” categories.
- In 2013, she appeared as Yoon Hwa-young, Tae-ha’s estranged wife who is a rational and cool-headed lawyer and head of her own firm, in the family revenge drama series The Scandal. Her performance in the series won her the “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama” at the 21st Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards as well as the “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama” at the 2013 MBC Drama Awards.
- Shin Eun-kyung was seen as Jo Hye-young, Kang Sun Woo’s mother, in the 2015 romantic thriller comedy-drama television series Oh My Ghost. The show stars Park Bo-young, Jo Jung-suk, Lim Ju-hwan, and Kim Seul-gi.
- From 2020 to 2021, Shin Eun-kyung played the character named Kang Ma-ri in the suspense revenge thriller drama television series The Penthouse: War in Life and this performance won her the SBS Drama Award in the “Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-Length Drama” category while she was nominated at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards in the “Best Supporting Actress (TV)” category.
- She has also appeared in the music videos for songs such as Fixing My Makeup by Wax, Ace of Sorrow by Jo Sung-mo, and Smile Again by KCM.