Han Ji-min is a South Korean actress best known for her 2005 appearance in the revenge television series ‘Resurrection.’ She has also appeared in a number of other television series and has established a reputation for herself in the show industry. Since her debut in 2005, Han has also acted in a number of films. Although Han is a household figure among television audiences now, she never desired to be an actor in her youth! Interestingly, she not only became one but also a very well-known household name, winning multiple honors throughout her career. Han has been in some of South Korea’s most successful television and film productions, including ‘Resurrection,’ ‘Blue Swallow,’ ‘Capital Scandal,’ and ‘Rooftop Prince. She earned the 37th Golden Cinema Festival’s ‘Best Supporting Actress award for her part in the film ‘The Age of Shadows in 2017.
Han Ji-min’s Career
Han Ji-min began show business while still in high school. She has been in a number of commercial films and countless music videos. In 2003, she landed a role in the television drama ‘All In’; the show was an instant success, and her performance was lauded by the audience.
She later appeared in another Korean drama series, ‘Dae Jang Geum’, later that year. The popularity of both of these series prompted her to seriously consider an acting career, although she had previously expressed reservations about being an actor. As the accolades continued to pour in, she decided to pursue a career in show business.
Han had the biggest break of her career two years later, in 2005. She landed the role of ‘Resurrection’ in the critically praised madness drama. This performance solidified her reputation as a skilled actress, as both fans and critics lauded her portrayal.
In 2005, she was named ‘Best New Actress’ and ‘Best Couple’ at the KBS Drama Awards. That same year, Han landed her first film job. She made her film debut in the film ‘Blue Swallow,’ playing a tomboy with the ambition of becoming a pilot one day. She was nominated for the 43rd Grand Bell Awards ‘Best New Actress category.
Han continued to work on television shows and feature films in the years that followed, collecting numerous honors. She appeared in ‘Capital Scandal’ as a stiff-necked resistance warrior and later in the historical drama ‘Yi San’ as a royal concubine. Both of these drama series won her four KBS and MBC Drama Award nominations.
Following several successful roles in cinema and television, including ‘Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow’ and ‘Padam Padam… The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats,’ she starred in ‘Rooftop Prince.’ This drama was about a prince from the ‘Joseon era’ who time-travels to the twenty-first century in order to meet his deceased beloved’s lookalike.
Han amassed a sizable fan base in Japan as a result of the show’s popularity and earned her six wins at various award events. She has appeared in a number of popular series recently, including ‘Hyde, Jekyll, Me,’ ‘Dramaworld,’ and ‘Jealousy Incarnate.’
Her Private Life
Han Ji-min was born in Seoul, South Korea, on November 5, 1982. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social welfare from Seoul Women’s University. Han is an extremely active volunteer who raises cash for a variety of causes through the relief organization ‘Join Together Society.’
She talked about her experience volunteering in a remote mountain community in the Philippines in her 2009 book titled ‘We’re Already Friends: Han Ji-Philippines min’s Donation Book’. She was named a ‘United Nations Environment Programme goodwill ambassador for her charity activities in a variety of sectors.
Estimated Net worth
Han Ji-min is one of the wealthiest actresses and is ranked as one of the most popular actresses. Han Ji-net min’s worth is estimated to be $5 million, based on our study of Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.