Yoo In-na is a well-known South Korean actress who rose to prominence after appearing in the hit television series “High Kick! Through the Roof.” She wanted to be a singer and join a pop group at first, but she had to give up and focus on acting because she couldn’t keep up with K-dancing pop’s moves. She had better luck with acting, and in the serial ‘Queen In-Man,’ Hyun’s she quickly progressed from supporting roles to the lead role. She also dated serial co-star Ji Hyun-woo for a while, but the relationship ended. Her acting career took off with roles in films such as ‘The Fair Love’ and ‘My Black Mini Dress.’ She has appeared on the reality show ‘Heroes,’ as well as served as the host of ‘TV Entertainment Tonight.’ She’s also worked as a DJ for KBS Cool FM’s ‘Let’s Crank Up the Volume’ program. Yoo pursued her dream of being a singer and was featured in the single ‘You That Day’ as well as the film’My Black Mini Dress’ soundtrack. She has received numerous accolades, including a Special Award at the 1st Olleh-lotte Smartphone Film Festival and the Best New Actress Award for her performance in the television series “Secret Garden.”
Childhood and Adolescence
Yoo In-na was born in Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea, on June 5, 1982. Yoo Anna, her older sister, is her only sibling. She attended Sunae High School for her high school studies before enrolling at Kyungwon University.
She tried her hand at singing and dancing when she was young when she joined an entertainment agency as a singer at the age of 16. She even joined a girl group, but due to her trouble with Korean Pop dance techniques, she was unable to build a name for herself. She had to abandon her dream of pursuing a career in singing and dancing after a few years of consistent practice and focus on acting.
In 2006, she joined YG Entertainment to pursue an acting career. Unlike many of her friends, she did not abandon her ambition to work in the shoe industry in some form. To gain experience and master acting abilities on the job, she took tiny roles in films.
The Career of Yoo
In 2009, she eventually earned her big break with a role in the MBC network’s popular serial ‘High Kick! Through the Roof.’ Her performance received positive feedback, and she began to receive additional minor jobs as a result.
In 2010, she won the Best New Actress Award at the Baeksang Arts Awards for her work in a supporting role in the serial “Secret Garden,” in which she plays the lead actress’s best friend. Her great performance in a supporting role in the comedy ‘The Greatest Love,’ which was a hit on the SBS network, was followed by her outstanding performance in a supporting role in the comedy ‘The Greatest Love,’ which was a hit on the SBS network.
She accepted the reality show ‘Heroes’ as a competitor in order to further promote herself, where celebrities find out how popular they are with their fans.
During this time, she also appeared on the big screen as Jin-jee in the film ‘The Fair Love’ and Min-hee in the film ‘My Black Mini Dress.’ In 2012, she had another hit with the film Love Fiction.’
She served as the MC for ‘TV Entertainment Tonight’ from March 2011 until June 2012, after establishing herself as a successful actor. She also accepted a job as a DJ for KBS Cool FM’s ‘Let’s Crank Up the Volume’ program. In South Korea, the show became the most popular program on both AM and FM radio.
Yoo had not given up on her dream of becoming a singer, and she was included on the soundtrack of the single ‘You That Day’ by the group Humming Urban Stereo. She went on to perform for her character in the film ‘My Black Mini Dress,’ which is about four young girls’ adolescent years. She also starred in the music videos for Big Bang and Brain Joo’s successful singles “Tell Me Goodbye” and “In My Head,” respectively.
She gradually developed into a multi-talented star in South Korean film and television. Her first leading part was in the tvN drama ‘Queen In-Man.’ Hyun’s roles in the family drama “You’re The Best, Lee Soon-shin” and the blockbuster love drama “My Love from the Star” followed.
Her reputation increased in China as well, and she starred in the Chinese romantic comedy film ‘Wedding Bible,’ directed by Heo In-moo and released in 2014. She also starred in the romantic suspense series ‘My Secret Hotel,’ which featured a murder mystery mixed with romance.
When she hosted the ‘Get It Beauty’ show, which highlighted the latest trends in fashion and beauty goods, Yoo In-na became a household figure in South Korea. The way she conducted the show boosted ticket sales.
Her most recent television appearances were ‘One More Happy Ending’ and ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,’ both of which were favorably appreciated by her fans. She has proven to be a versatile actress who is at her best in romantic-comedy parts, despite having a difficult time learning to dance as a child.
Yoo’s Major Projects
Yoo In-na has acted in films such as “The Fair Love” (2010), “My Black Mini Dress” (2011), and “Love Fiction” (2012).
‘High Kick! Through the Roof’ (2009–2010), ‘Secret Garden’ (2010), ‘The Greatest Love’ (2011), ‘Queen In-Man’ Hyun’s (2012), ‘My Love from the Star’ (2013–2014), ‘One More Happy Ending’ (2016), and ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God’ (2016–2017) are some of her television series.
She hosted ‘TV Entertainment Tonight’ from 2011 to 2012, ‘Get It Beauty’ from 2014, and ‘Fashion King Korea’ from 2015. (2015).
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She has appeared in the music videos for Big Bang’s ‘Tell Me Goodbye,’ Brian Joo’s ‘In My Head,’ and Humming Urban Stereo’s ‘You That Day.’
Achievements & Awards
She got a Special Award for her work in ‘Uninvited Guest,’ Best New Actress in TV for ‘Secret Garden,’ and Best Entertainer in a Variety Show for her work in ‘TV Entertainment Tonight’ at the 1st Olleh-lotte Smartphone Film Festival in 2011.
For her work in ‘Queen In-Man,’ Hyun received the Rising Star Award at the 1st K-Drama Star Awards ceremony the following year.
In 2014, she was named Best Radio DJ at the KBS Entertainment Awards for her song “Let’s Crank Up the Volume.”
Personal History and Legacy
Yoo In-na dated ‘Queen In-Man’ Hyun’s co-star Ji Hyun-woo for a short period in 2012, but the two are still good friends. Her current relationship status is single, and she does not appear to be in any hurry to start a serious relationship.
Estimated Net worth
Yoo In-na is one of the wealthiest TV actresses and one of the most popular. Yoo In-net na’s worth is estimated to be $5 million.
Her followers admired her for keeping her romance with Ji Hyun-woo going during his military service. They were, however, unhappy when the couple split up after he completed his military service.