Most Popular

Birth Sign

South Korean actress Lee Min-jung shot to popularity and glory as soon as she landed her first main role. She began her career by performing in theatre productions. She eventually rose to fame in the Korean film business despite appearing in a relatively small number of films and TV shows. After she acted in the 2010 romantic comedy “Cyrano Agency,” she quickly rose to fame. After that, she continued to work in television programs like “Smile, You” (2009), “Cunning Single Lady” (2014), and “Come Back Mister,” as well as a few movies (2016). She has also appeared in a few music videos, including “I Don’t Care” by 2NE1, “Girls Like Bad Boys” by December, and “Like a Man” by Fly to the Sky from 2006. For her acting abilities, she has received numerous entertainment honors.

Early Childhood & Life

Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea, on February 16, 1982. Her maternal grandpa, Park No-soo, was a well-known painter who played a significant role in the development of Korean art.
She earned a theatre degree from Sungkyunkwan University. Lee Min began her acting career at age 25, unlike many other Korean artists.

Career of Lee Min-jung

Her professional career began with plays and skits by director Jang Jin. She continued to appear in cameos and supporting roles in films like “Wet Dreams 2” (2005), “Someone Special” (2004), and “Wishing Stairs” (2003).

She has performed in plays including “The Game of Love and Chance” and “Taxi Driver” (2004), among others (2007). She also made an appearance in the 2007 movie Pruning the Grapevine.
She appeared in a few TV shows between 2005 and 2008, including “Kimcheed Radish Cubes,” “Love And Sympathy,” “Who Are You?” and “Love Me When You Can.”

She was in a supporting part in the immensely successful series “Boys Over Flowers” in 2009. She was cast in the high school series “Boys Over Flowers,” even though she did not play the main character. As a result, she rose to fame as an actress.

Later, she was given the chance to star in the drama “Smile, You” in 2009. She also played the lead in the film “White Night,” which brought her numerous honors and awards. In the same year, she also contributed to the film “Searching for the Elephant.”

Her breakout performance came in the romantic comedy “Cyrano Agency” in 2010. She won many prizes for her role in the film.

She made a comeback to television in 2011 by starring prominently in the SBS series “Midas.” She contributed to the 2012 season of the romantic comedy “Big” on KBS2.

She took on yet another difficult job that year in the film “Wonderful Radio.” She once again gave a fantastic performance that was praised by both the critics and the audience.

She was one of the most well-known celebrities in South Korea at this point. She also appeared in a lot of ads during this time and supported numerous brands.

She played Noh Min-young in the 2013 television series “All About My Romance,” which was another romantic comedy. She starred in the romantic comedy series “Cunning Single Lady” in 2014, which contributed to her increasing fame. She played a greedy woman in the series who tries to win her ex-husband back when he becomes prosperous and successful.

After a two-year hiatus, Lee returned in 2016 with the television program “Come Back Mister.” She received positive feedback for her work as well.

Recognition & Achievements

She received the New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards in 2009 for “Smile, You.”
She won several accolades in 2010, including Best New Actress for “White Night.” She received numerous honors for her portrayal in “Cyrano Agency,” including Best New Actress, Popularity Award, Style Icon Award, and Blue Dragon Film Award. Moreover, she took up the Best New Actress prize at the Korean University Film Festival.

She won the title of “Best Dressed Woman of the Year” at the Korea Lifestyle Awards. For “Cyrano Agency,” she also took home the Director’s Cut Award for Best Actress.

She was nominated in 2011 for the SBS Drama Awards’ “Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Planning Drama.” At the Baeksang Arts Awards, she later took home the “InStyle Fashionista Award.”

At the 2012 KBS Drama Awards, she was nominated for numerous awards for “Big.” She was nominated once more for “Outstanding Korean Actress” at the Seoul International Drama Awards that same year.
She received a nomination for “Cunning Single Lady” at the MBC Drama Awards in 2014 under the category “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries.”

Individual Life of Lee Min-jung

In 2006, Lee Min-jung and actor Lee Byung-hun began dating. But they kept their relationship a secret for a very long time—six—and just admitted it in 2012.

On August 10, 2013, she wed Lee Byung-hun at the Grand Hyatt Seoul in South Korea. Lee Joon-hoo, their son, was born on March 31, 2015.

Estimated net worth

One of the wealthiest and most well-liked TV actors is Lee Min-jung. Our examination of data from sources including Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider indicates that Lee Min-net jung’s worth is about $1.5 million.