Seo Hyun-jin is a singer and actress from South Korea. She made her debut in the South Korean K-pop girl group ‘M.I.L.K’ in 2001 as the lead vocalist and dancer. Seo majored in applied musicology at Dongduk Women’s University after the group disbanded in 2003. She then returned to K-pop as a solo artist, contributing songs to a number of soundtracks as well as the ‘SM Town’ compilations. She made her acting debut in 2006 with the musical ‘The Sound of Music,’ followed by supporting roles in TV shows such as ‘Hwang Jini’ and ‘H.I.T.’ She also appeared in the film ‘Ashamed’ in a minor part. Her first leading part was in ‘The Duo,’ a South Korean historical drama series. Other significant roles in dramas such as ‘The King’s Daughter’ and ‘The Three Musketeers’ followed, gaining her recognition as an actress. Her acting career was boosted by her breakout part in ‘Let’s Eat 2,’ and her popularity soared even further with shows like ‘Another Miss Oh’ and ‘Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim.’ She is now starring in the South Korean television series Temperature of Love.’
Childhood and Adolescence
Seo was born on February 27, 1985, in Seoul, South Korea’s Dobong District (now Nowon District). There is very little information about this young and multi-talented celebrity’s childhood, education, or family background.
The Career of Seo
S.M. Entertainment, a South Korean entertainment business, scouted her when she was still in her teens. She debuted in the entertainment industry in 2001 as the main vocalist of the South Korean K-pop girl group ‘M.I.L.K.’
BM Entertainment and SM Entertainment released ‘M.I.L.K’s’ studio album ‘With Freshness’ on December 17, 2001.
2001 Winter Vacation in SM Town – Angel Eyes and 2002 Winter Vacation in SM Town – My Angel, My Light were among the group’s past collaborations.
‘M.I.L.K’ was disbanded in 2003 after Bae Yu-departure mi’s from the group.
Seo, who had always wanted to pursue a career in music, enrolled at Dongduk Women’s University and majored in applied musicology.
She subsequently went on to pursue a career as a solo artist. She released four solo tracks, appeared on OSTs, and contributed songs to SM Town compilations despite not having released an official album or single.
In 2006, she was given the opportunity to perform on stage in the musical ‘The Sound of Music,’ which turned out to be a fortuitous turn in her career. Other acting opportunities opened up as a result of this. Seo’s theatrical credits include “Goong: The Musical” (2010) and “Cinderella” (2015).
With the popular historical Korean series ‘Hwang Jini’ and the South Korean romantic drama ‘Love Me Not,’ she made her small-screen and big-screen debuts in 2006.
She went on to have supporting roles in a number of South Korean films and television shows over the next few years. The police procedural crime drama series ‘H.I.T’ (2007), the film Story of Wine’ (2008), and the queer film ‘Ashamed’ were among them (2011).
‘Magic’ (2010), directed by Ku Hye-sun, a South Korean actress, singer-songwriter, director, and artist who also happens to be Seo’s best friend, was her first main part in a feature film. Seo has also appeared in other Ku Hye-saunas projects, such as the 2008 short film ‘The Madonna.’
Her debut television job as an actress was in the South Korean historical drama series ‘The Duo,’ where she played Dal-Yi. The 32-episode series, which broadcast on MBC from February 7, 2011, to May 24, 2011, was well-liked and achieved high ratings during its run.
With the antagonist character of Ha In-Joo / Song Yeon-woo in the South Korean romantic comedy melodrama ‘Feast of the Gods,’ she demonstrated her acting range. At the 31st MBC Drama Awards, she received an Excellence Award for an actress for the weekend series, which aired on MBC for 32 episodes from February 4, 2012, to May 20, 2012.
She subsequently starred as Na Jin-Joo in the South Korean family romantic TV series ‘Here Comes Mr. Oh,’ which aired on MBC for 129 episodes between November 19, 2012, and May 17, 2013. It garnered her the Outstanding Actress Award at the 31st MBC Drama Awards in 2012 and the Outstanding Actress Award at the 6th Korea Drama Awards in 2013.
After that, she landed the lead part of Soo Baek-Hyang / Seol-nan in the South Korean historical period drama ‘The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-hang.’ From September 30, 2013, to March 14, 2014, 108 episodes of the series were shown on MBC.
From August 17, 2014, through November 2, 2014, Kang Yoon-Seo played another main part in the South Korean historical action romance political drama ‘The Three Musketeers,’ which aired on tv for 12 episodes.
She was a regular cast member of the variety show ‘SNS Expedition’ in 2014. ‘Let’s Eat with Friends’ (2015), ‘Running Man’ (2015), and ‘Infinite Challenge’ are some of the other variety shows in which she has appeared (2017).
Her actual break came with the South Korean romantic comedy thriller series ‘Let’s Eat 2’, which aired on tv for 18 episodes from April 6, 2015, to June 2, 2015. The series, which received great reviews as an actress, rocketed her recognition and popularity, boosting her career.
According to her, the only real-life character she can identify with is Baek Soo-ji from ‘Let’s Eat 2’, a gastronomic freelance writer.
She remarked she “didn’t expect how much fun shooting a colorful and hilarious drama could be” when asked about her experience playing the part.
The highly famous South Korean romantic comedy-drama series ‘Another Oh Hae-young, which aired on tv with 18 episodes from May 2, 2016, to June 28, 2016, catapulted her into the spotlight. The series became one of the highest-rated Korean dramas in cable television history.
Her outstanding performance as Oh Hae-young (soil) in ‘Another Oh Hae-young’ gained her not only critical acclaim but also multiple honors, including Best Actress at the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards in 2017.
Meanwhile, she starred as Sang-mi in the South Korean comedy-drama film ‘Familyhood,’ which grossed $15 million at the box office when it was released on June 29, 2016.
Yoon Seo-Jung in the commercially successful South Korean medical melodrama ‘Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim’ was her next prominent part, which further added to her rising career. From November 7, 2016, until January 16, 2017, it broadcast 20 episodes on SBS. It earned her multiple accolades at the SBS Drama Awards’ 24th edition in 2016.
She acted alongside Cha Tae-Hyun and Kim Yoo-Jung in the South Korean fantasy comedy omnibus film ‘Because I Love You,’ which was released on January 4, 2017.
She is currently seen in the South Korean romantic television series ‘Temperature Of Love’ as Lee Hyun-soo, one of the leading roles. The show, which premiered on September 18, 2017, airs every Monday and Tuesday at 22:00 on SBS (KST).
Estimated Net worth
Seo Hyun-jin Net Worth of $3.5 Million