Name: Son Ye-jin (Son Yejin, Sohn Ye Jin, Son Yeh-jin)
Korean name: 손예진
Chinese name: 孙艺珍 (孫藝珍)
Birth name: Son Eon-jin 손언진
Birth date: January 11, 1982
Birth place: Daegu, South Korea
Height: 165 cm
Blood Type: A
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Parents and elder sister
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts (graduated)
Hobbies: Swimming, yoga and photo taking
Favorite colors: Beige, ivory and pastel
Favorite season: Spring
Favorite movies: “Moulin Rouge” and “Life is Beautiful”
Son Ye-jin Biography
Son Ye-jin started appearing in commercials since 1999, and made her acting debut in 2001 for MBC drama “Sweet Propose” (also named “Delicious Proposal”). She was named MBC best new actress in the same year.
Son Ye-jin then starred in a few other TV dramas and movies before her breakthrough in 2003, with popular TV drama “Summer Scent,” starring alongside Song Seung-hun that made her one of the most popular actresses in Korea and around Asia.
It was also in 2003 when Son Ye-jin starred in “The Classic” alongside Jo In-seung, which was a box office success in Asia as well.
Ye-jin’s role in April Snow won her a best actress award at Asia Pacific Film Festival 2006.
In 2006, Son Ye-jin starred with actor Gam Woo-seong in highly rated TV drama “Alone In Love.”
Son Ye-jin seems unstoppable at the moment, already one of Korean biggest stars and making fame across Asia; we will see more from Ye-jin in the near future for sure.