Jun Ji Hyun Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Oct, 2020
Facts of Jun Ji Hyun
Date of Birth: 1981 , October-30
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Ji-Hyun Wang
Birth Name Wang Ji-hyun
Nick Name Gianna Jun
Father Wang Jeong-cheo
Mother Muk Chang-ae
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Seoul, South Korea
Profession Actress, Model
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 55 kg
Famous for My Sassy Girl
Married Yes
Married to Choi Joon-hyuk
Children 2
Education Dongguk University
Online Presence Instagram
Movies My Sassy Girl, Il Mare, Windstruck, Assassination
TV Show My Love from the Star, Legend of the Blue Sea
Siblings 1
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Jun Ji Hyun also recognized by her English name Gianna Jun is a South Korean actress. She is worldwide famous for the huge success of the romantic comedy flick My Sassy Girl. She is also known for her performance in Assassination, The Thieves, The Legend of the Blue Sea, and My Love from the Star


Jun Ji Hyun's real name is Wang Ji-hyun. She was born on October 30, 1981, in Seoul, South Korea.

Her mother is Muk Chang-ae while the father is Wang Jeong-cheo. She has an older sibling, a brother named Wang Sang-jin

Jun attended Jinseon Girls' High School. Later, she enrolled at Dongguk University Seoul Campus


Jun Ji Hyun initially dreamt to be a flight attendant but later, she gave up on the dream after a plane flight experience. One of her high school friends introduced her to the photographer and started her professional journey as a model. In 1997, she worked for Ecole Magazine

Ji Hyun came to the limelight for featuring in the commercial for Samsung My Jet Printer in 1999. The same year, she made her big-screen debut starring as Jung-min in the romantic movie White Valentine. That year, she also debuted on television with the series Happy Together

CAPTION: My Sassy Girl actress Jun Ji Hyun SOURCE: All K Pop

Finally, Jun got her big break for playing the role of 'The Girl' in the romantic comedy movie My Sassy Girl along with Cha Tae-hyunSong Ok-sookHan Jin-heeYang Geum-seok, and Im Ho

Furthermore, White Valentine star's other notable acting credits include movies and TV shows such as Il Mare, Windstruck, The Thieves, The Berlin File, Assassination, My Love from Another Star, Legend of the Blue Sea, and many more. 

Commercials and Endorsements

My Sassy Girl star has appeared in numerous television commercials for various brands like Samsung Printer, BHC Chicken, Suecomma Bonnie, Michaa, Hera, Stonehenge Jewelry, CJ Cheil Jedang, and Shinsegae Duty-Free

Jun Ji Hyun's Net Worth

Professional since 1997, Jun has appeared in 18 films and series. There is no doubt she earns a decent sum from her flourishing acting career, advertisements, and brand endorsement deals.

According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Jun Ji Hyun has an estimated net worth of $6 million in October 2020. Back in 2014, she received around $17,406,970.60 (₩20 billion) from advertising and endorsement fees. Later in 2016, she gained $12,184,879.42 (₩14 billion) for her 14 commercials.

Who Is She Married To?

38 years old Ji Hyun is married to Joon-Hyuk Choi on April 13, 2012. Her husband is a banker by profession. 

CAPTION: Jun Ji Hyun and her husband, Joon-Hyuk Choi SOURCE: Channel-Korea

Together, the couple shares two children. 5' 8" tall actress Jun gave birth to her first child on February 10, 2016. On the other hand, her family was completed after her second baby was born on January 26, 2018. However, both of her sons' identity is still not available.


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