Kim Seo Jung


Kim Se-jeong(born August 28, 1996), better known by the mononymSejeong, is a South Korean singer and actress signed under Jellyfish Entertainment . She is best known as the runner-up contestant inProduce 101, a former member of the girl group I.O.I , and as a member of Gugudan . She was a co-host of the variety showTalents for Salein 2016 and played the leading role in the teen drama,School 2017.

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 Kim Seo Jung's Early life and education

Kim is currently studying practical music in Hanyang Women's University .

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 Kim Seo Jung's Career

Yang cast the both of them, grouping Kim with contestants Nicole Curry and Lee Soo-kyung for the final casting round. However, at the end of the round, she was eliminated from the competition.

Produce 101and I.O.Iedit

I.O.I promoted as a whole for events and advertising gigs.

Gugudan and solo careeredit

On November 23, 2016, Kim participated in Jellyfish Entertainment’s music channel projectJelly Boxand released the single "Flower Way" ( Hangul : 꽃길; RR : Kkotgil), produced by Zico , along with a music video.The single topped seven major charts upon its release,and Kim received her first music program trophy as a solo artist with "Flower Way" on the November 30th episode ofShow Champion.

In July 2017, she took on her first major acting role as the lead, Ra Eun-ho, in KBS2 's teen dramaSchool 2017.Later that year, she sang "Star Blossom" for SM Station with NCT 's Doyoung.In September 2017, It was confirmed that Kim will be a fixed cast member in Netflix 's variety showBusted!.

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 Kim Seo Jung's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart positionSalesAlbum
As lead artist
(Prod. byZicoofBlock B) 2016 2
Non-album single
"I Like You, I Don't" (좋아한다 안 한다)
(withLee Tae-ilofBlock B)
2017 8
Non-album singles
"Star Blossom"
(with Doyoung ofNCT)
Soundtrack appearances
"If Only" (만에 하나) 2017 35
The Legend of the Blue SeaOST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


  1. ^"Flower Way" was a promotional tool forJellyfish Entertainment's digital music platformJelly Box.

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 Kim Seo Jung's Filmography



2016 The Sound of Your Heart Neighbor in Apt. 205 Naver TV Cast
Special appearance
2017 School 2017 Ra Eun-ho KBS2 Lead role

Variety show

YearTitleNetworkNote / RoleRef.
2012–2013 K-pop Star 2 SBS Eliminated in casting audition round
2016 Produce 101Mnet Survival show that determined I.O.I members
Talents for SaleKBS2 Regular host
Boom Shakalaka Contestant
Immortal Songs 2 Contestant (Episode 282)
2017 1 vs 100 KBS2 Contestant (Episode 466)
King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant as "Worker Holic Antgirl" (Episode 95)
Law of the Jungle in Sumatra SBS Cast member
Get It Beauty OnStyle Regular host
Battle Trip KBS2 Contestant with Nayoung (Episode 40–41)
Special Host (Episode 48–49)
2018 Busted! NetflixCast member
Galileo: Awakened Universe tvN

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 Kim Seo Jung's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2016 15th KBS Entertainment Awards Rookie Variety Talents for SaleNominated
2017 10th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actress (TV)School 2017Nominated
1st The Seoul Awards Best New Actress (Drama)Nominated
Popularity Award, ActressN/AWon
2nd Asia Artist AwardsN/ANominated
2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Vocal Performance (Female Solo)"Flower Way"Nominated
Qoo10 Song of the YearNominated
9th Melon Music Awards Top 10 ArtistsN/ANominated
Hot Trend Award "Flower Way"Nominated
"I Like You, I Don't"(with Taeil of Block B)Nominated
11th SBS Entertainment Awards Best Challenge Award Law of the Jungle in SumatraWon
31st KBS Drama Awards Best New ActressSchool 2017Won
2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV)Nominated

Music programsedit

Show Championedit

2016 "Flower Way"

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 Kim Seo Jung's References

  1. "'님과함께2' 김세정 "아버지 중3때 10년 만에 봤다" 가정사 공개" (in Korean). Nate. May 18, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016. 
  2. "김세정 "10년 만에 만난 아빠, 첫인사는 미안"(영상)". Dispatch (in Korean). May 24, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016. 
  3. "프로듀스101 순위1위 김세정, 3년전 'K팝스타2' 시절 어땠나". Asiae (in Korean). February 13, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016. 
  4. "프로듀스101 순위1위 김세정, 3년전 'K팝스타2' 시절 어땠나". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). February 20, 2016. Retrieved February 28, 2017. 
  5. "'K팝스타2' 조윤민·김세정, YG 동반 캐스팅..'깜짝'". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). January 6, 2013. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  6. "'케이팝 스타2' YG표 걸그룹, 혹평 속 니콜 커리만 YG행". The Fact (in Korean). Retrieved June 23, 2016. 
  7. "젤리피쉬가 애들잘뽑음(프로듀스101)". Nate (in Korean). February 13, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  8. "'프로듀스101' 김세정 1위 지켰다…2위 최유정·3위 강미나". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  9. "프로듀스 101 김세정 1위, 눈물 소감…최고 시청률 경신". The Donga Ilbo. Retrieved June 23, 2016. 
  10. "101 girls down to 'I.O.I'". The Korea Times. April 4, 2016. 
  11. "[단독] "I.O.I 완전체 8월에도 쭉"…이벤트+CF로 뭉친다". (in Korean). 네이트뉴스. Retrieved August 9, 2016. 
  12. "김세정, '어서옵쇼' 고정 출연…지상파 예능 신고식텐아시아 | 텐아시아". TenAsia (in Korean). April 21, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016. 
  13. "'어서옵쇼' 김세정, 열일하는 '재능 치트키!'…랩부터 팔씨름까지 못하는 게 없는 요정!". Asia Today (in Korean). Retrieved August 9, 2016. 
  14. "I.O.I, 유닛 멤버 확정…'전소미-주결경-최유정 등 7인'(공식입장)". Star MBN (in Korean). June 10, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  15. "Kim Se-jeong, Kang Mi-na join Jellyfish's first girl group". Kpop Herald. June 6, 2016. 
  16. "I.O.I's Kim Se-jeong to finish track with Zico". Kpop Herald. November 16, 2016. 
  17. "'Flower Road' by I.O.I's Kim Se-jeong tops local chart". Kpop Herald. November 23, 2016. 
  18. "Gugudan′s Kim Se Jeong Wins First Music Program as Solo Artist". enewsWorld. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  19. "구구단 김세정 측 "'푸른바다' OST '만에하나' 참여 확정"(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). January 5, 2017. Retrieved February 28, 2017. 
  20. "구구단 세정, '겟잇뷰티' 고정 MC로 발탁". 10Asia (in Korean). January 20, 2017. Retrieved January 21, 2017. 
  21. "Kim Se-jung confirms role in 'School 2017'". Kpop Herald. June 6, 2017. 
  22. "NCT's Doyoung and gugudan's Kim Sejeong Duet on Romantic 'Star Blossom'". Billboard. October 13, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017. 
  23. "Netflix announces star-studded reality show". Korea JoongAng Daily. 5 April 2018. 
  24. "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on February 4, 2015. Retrieved February 9, 2017. 
  25. Total Download sales for "Flower Way":
  26. Total Download sales for "I Like You, I Don't":
  27. Cumulative sales for "Star Blossom":
  28. Total Download sales for "If Only":
  29. Song Yoon-jeong (January 22, 2017). "'복면가왕' 대세 소녀 김세정, 떠나 보내기 아까운 최강 가창력". Asia Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved January 22, 2017. 
  30. Jie Ye-eun (January 16, 2017). "Gugudan's Sejeong joins 'Law of the Jungle'". Kpop Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2017. 
  31. Kim Eun-ae (January 16, 2017). "구구단 김세정 '정글의 법칙' 첫 출연, 인도네시아 출국". Sports Today (in Korean). Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  32. "Kim Se-jeong to leave 'Get It Beauty': report". Kpop Herald. July 9, 2017. 
  33. "Gugudan's Kim Sejeong To Take on Role As Special MC For "Battle Trip"". Soompi. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017. 
  34. "김세정, '배틀트립' 스페셜 MC 발탁‥2주간 활약 예정". NAVER (in Korean). 28 April 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017. 
  35. "[SBS Star] gugudan SEJEONG to Explore Mars with Kim Byung-man!". SBS News. May 10, 2018. 
  36. "'제 1회 서울어워즈', 드라마·영화 각 부문별 후보공개[공식]". Sports Donga (in Korean). Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  37. "Gugudan's Sejeong wins Popularity Award at The Seoul Awards". Kpop Herald. October 29, 2017. 
  38. "2017 Top 10 Artists". Melon. Archived from the original on June 9, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  39. "'My Ugly Duckling' moms win grand prize at 2017 SBS Entertainment Awards". International Business Times. December 31, 2017. 
  40. "KBS Drama Awards 2017: Kim Young Chul, Chun Ho Jin share grand prize; complete winners list". International Business Times. January 1, 2018. 
  41. "제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개". JTBC (in Korean). April 6, 2018. 

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