Soo Joo Park

Inside Biography


Soo Joo Park is a famous South Korean model, known as the first-ever Asian face of Prada. Moreover, she has also appeared in some editorials and became the global spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris and the face of Redken.

Early life and education

Soo Joo Park was born on 26th March 1986, in Seoul, South Korea. She belongs to white-Korean ethnicity/race and holds a Korean nationality. Her family moved to California after spending time in South Korea.

Park was interested in fashion since her early age. She always used to play with Barbie dolls and dress them up. She also liked to collect fashion images, so she used to go through her mother’s magazines & make little scrapbooks.

Park’s parents were very conventional, & they were also extremely conservative. They neither discouraged her nor encouraged her to do anything besides academics. She went to Berkeley college in the Bay Area and studied architecture.


After Soo’s graduation, Soo Joo Park moved to San Francisco, where she worked as a full-time worker as a graphic designer for a start-up web company. One day, she was shopping at a vintage store, & someone discovered her interest in modeling.

In 2010, Park joined the ad campaign for BCBG Max Azria. She was also an editor for Paper Planes Magazine. She ramped for Wes Gordon, Vivienne Westwood, Osklen, Alexis Mabille and Emporio Armani in 2012.

Moreover, Park appeared in editorials for Elle Mexico, Interview Magazine, Vogue Gioiello, Vogue Italia, Grey Magazine & The Lab Magazine.

The next year, Park appeared in ad campaigns for Chanel, Tom Ford, Gap, & Benetton. She was an editor for Sunday Times Style Magazine, CR, Oyster Magazine, Wonderland Magazine, Fallen Magazine, Vogue China, CR Fashion Book, Lurve Magazine, Vogue Korea, and many others.

Soo Joo stepped for Peter Som, DKNY, Max Mara, Channel, Zac Posen, Vionnet, Ohne Titel, Etam, Cushnie et Ochs, Jeremy Scott, Barbara Bui, Moschino, Fashion Rocks and more. Park is the first Asian-American model to become the face of L’Oréal Paris in 2015. She also signed to Ore band.

Personal life

Soo Joo Park is unmarried till the date. However, she is in a relationship with Jack Waterlot, a professional photographer and their love relationship is going pretty well.

Being a high profile celebrity, Park has a huge fan following on social media sites including, Twitter & Instagram. She has 31K followers & 514K followers on Instagram.

Net worth

Soo Joo Park has featured in several magazines, and she has been maintaining a strong runway presence. She became a part of Vogue Korea.

Park has also done various photo shoots for Vogue Thailand & Vogue America. She earns an attractive amount of her salary. As of 2017, her estimated net worth is around $3 million.

by ab-aashish, 12 Oct, 2017

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