Ha Ji-won Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Sep, 2016
Facts of Ha Ji-won
Name Ha Ji-won
Birth Name Jeon Hae-rim
Father Yoon-bok Jeon
Mother Yeon-soon Son
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Seoul
Ethnicity Koreans
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1 Million
Eye Color Dark
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 46 kg
Married Not Yet
Education Dankook University
Awards PaekSang Arts Award for Best New Actress in Television
Movies The King 2 Hearts 2012
TV Show Secret Garden 2010 2011
Siblings Jeon Tae-su
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Jeon Hae-rim, mostly known by her stage name Ha Ji-won, is a popular South-Korean actress. She is notable for her historical drama Hwang Jini romantic comedy ‘Secret Garden’ and historical drama ‘Empress Ki’. Similarly, she has appeared in several movies and television series winning various awards and accolades.

Early Life

Ha Ji-won was born on June 28, 1978, in Seoul, South Korea. She has a younger brother and two sisters as siblings. Ha Ji-won is the second oldest child in the family and her brother Jeon Tae-Su is also a popular actor. She wanted to be an actress since her childhood.

Early Career

Ha Ji-won began her career in the entertainment industry after a talent agency offered to sign her to a contract. The contract also required that she should join the college and should have a major in theater. 

She made her acting debut in the TV show of KBS drama Sinsedaebogo 100hui Teukjib in 1997 and continued to act in small supporting roles in several dramas and with her amazing performance in the KBS Series School 2 in 1999, she started to gain the attention from drama fans.

Television and Movies career

Ha Ji-won was cast in her first feature film in 2000 playing the role of a fan club president in the movie Truth Game. Her performance was able to win the best new actress award at the 200 Grand Bell Wards. Afterward, she landed the starring role in the box-office hit 'Sex is Zero'. In 2003, she was cast in the starring role in the MBC drama 'Damo: The legendary Police Woman'. The show became a massive hit in Korea and she became a household name.

Talented Ha Ji-won’s amazing performance in the SBS drama 'Something Happened in Bali' in 2004 also turned into another hit. Some other remarkable performances of her were seen in 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant, Reversal of Fortune, Daddy-Long-Legs, and Love So Divine. Moreover, she has also released albums like 'You Are Zoe' and 'Now In This Place' as a singer. 

Personal Life

Beautiful actress Ha Ji-won has been rumored to be in a relationship with Taiwanese actor Chen Bolin. However, both of the actors have denied all the stories and rumors.  Chen Bo Lin and Ha Ji-won are also starting together in the Chinese movie 'Risking Life For Love'. In the meantime, both of them have also been represented by the same agencies in the areas of Korea and China. Prior to Chen, Ha has been in two relationships but she has not revealed any information apart from that. 

Net worth

According to some sources, the net worth of popular actress Ha Ji-won is estimated to be around $1 million. Although she has an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches, she looks great on the screen because of her fantastic body and gorgeous look.