Kim Yoo Jung


Kim Yoo-jung( Hangul : 김유정; Hanja : 金裕貞; born September 22, 1999) is a South Korean actress. After her acting debut in 2003, she became one of the best known child actresses in Korea and since then, has transitioned into teen roles by starring in television seriesMoon Embracing the Sun(2012),May Queen(2012) andAngry Mom(2015).She hosted music showInkigayofrom November 2014 to April 2016 and took on her first adult leading role in KBS2's historical dramaLove in the Moonlight(2016).Considered " Korea's Little Sister " when she was a child actress, Kim has since been dubbed " Sageuk Fairy" after starring in several acclaimed historical period dramas in her career.In 2017, she ranked 8th onForbesKorea Power Celebrity list, the youngest to be included in the Top 10 at 17 years old.

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Career

2003–2011: Beginnings as a child actressedit

By the time she was a fifth grader, Kim had already appeared in 13 TV dramas and 15 movies.

In July 2010

Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho(2010) marked Kim's first major role that wasn't the childhood counterpart of the female protagonist.

2012–2014: Rising popularityedit

Moonsurpassed 40% ratings and gained "national drama" status. She followed this with a well-received turn inMay Queen(2012)and a supporting role in the 2013 filmCommitment,and family dramaGolden Rainbow(2013).

At a fan-signing event forLove in the Moonlight, October 2016

Room 731, an English-language graduate thesis film by USC filmmaker Young-min Kim.This was followed by a starring role in the period dramaSecret Door.Kim also began hosting music showInkigayoin November 2014 and left the show in April 2016.

2015–present: Transition to lead rolesedit

, a two-season web series adapted from the webtoon of the same title and played a murderer's daughter in the thriller filmCircle of Atonement.

Syndrome".Kim won "Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama" for portrayingMoonlight's cross-dressing heroine at the 30th KBS Drama Awards .

.Kim also had her first overseas fan meeting tour with Taipei, Taiwan as the first stop, at ATT Show Box on February 4, 2017.

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Personal life

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Filmography


In March 2014
2004 DMZ young Lee Soo-hyun
2005 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Yoo Jae-kyung
All for Love Kim Jin-ah
2006 Forbidden Floor Yeo Joo-hee
Lump Sugar young Kim Shi-eun
2007 Hwang Jin Yi youngHwang Jini
Bank Attack Yeon-hee
Rainbow Eyes young Lee Yoon-seo / Lee Hae-seo's daughter
2008 The Chaser Yoo Eun-ji
Unforgettable Jang Young-mi
2009 Haeundae Ji-min
Possessed Ji-eun
Paradise Im Hwa-ran
2012 The Nutcracker in 3D Mary Voice only, Korean dub
2013 Commitment Ri Hye-in
2014 Thread of Lies Hwa-yeon
Room 731 Wei Short film
2015 Circle of Atonement Lee Jung-hyun
2017 Because I Love You Scully

Television series

In December 2014
2004 Freezing Point Choi Eun-yi MBC
2006 Thank You Life Yoo Hyun-ji KBS2
MBC Best Theater"A Teddy Bear's Smile" Moon Ah-youngMBC
Princess Hours young Shin Chae-kyeong
My Beloved Sister Pink / Choi Ga-eul
2007 Belle Jung Da-jung KBS1
Evasive Inquiry Agency young Yoo Eun-jae KBS2
New Heart Yoon-ah (guest appearance) MBC
2008 Iljimae young Byun Eun-chae SBS
Formidable Rivals Yoo Kkot-nim KBS2
Painter of the Wind youngShin Yun-bokSBS
2009 Cain and Abel young Kim Seo-yeon
Queen Seondeok 10-year-oldPrincess Cheonmyeong MBC
Tamra, the Island Jang Beo-seolSBS
Temptation of an Angel young Joo Ah-ran
2010 Dong Yi youngDong YiMBC
Road No. 1 young Kim Soo-yeon
Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Yeon-yi KBS2
Flames of Desire young Yoon Na-young / young Baek Soo-bin MBC
Pure Pumpkin Flower young Park Soon-jung SBS
2011 Mom, I'm Sorry Ga-young EBS
Gyebaek Ga-heeMBC
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun young Heo Yeon-woo
May Queen young Chun Hae-joo
2013 Golden Rainbow young Kim Baek-won
2014 Drama Special"The Dirge Singer" Yeon Shim KBS2
Secret Door young Seo Ji-dam (episodes 1-13) SBS
2015 Angry Mom Oh Ah-ran MBC
2016 Love in the Moonlight Hong Ra-on/Hong Sam-nom KBS2

Web series

2014 Love CellsNe-biNaver TV Cast
2015 Love Cells 2

Variety show

In December 2014
2011 Our Greatest Gift MBC TV documentary; Narrator
26th Children's Green Song Contest KBS1 Narrator
I Would Really Like to Be on Television Channel 1 Children's audition show; Judge
Just Like That Show Tooniverse Children's variety show; Host
2012 New Life for Children MBC Narrator
Environment Special KBS1 Narrator, episode 503
2014 Seven Tasters MBC Travel-reality show; Cast member
2014–2016 Inkigayo SBS Music show; Host

Reality show

2013 I'm Real Kim Yoo-jung in L.A. QTV Filmed in Los Angeles, USA

Music video appearances

YearSong TitleArtist
2004 "White Christmas" Various Artists
2011 "VVIP" Seungri
2012 "Return" Lee Seung-gi
"Going to You" Take Hyun
2013 "Gone" JIN
"Srrr" SunBee
2015 "7E77 ME B43Y" Lim Seulong

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Theatre

2008 Chorus of Angels Lee Ha-neul
2017 The Crucible A Girl / Ann Putman

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Discography

YearSong TitleNotes
2014 "Talk About Love"
"I Love So Much"
"We're Happy"
2015 "Sharing Joint" 6th Korean Sharing Festival

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Fashion

2004 Charity Fashion Show for Underprivileged ChildrenSeoul
2012 Miss Gee Collection – Fall/Winter
Salon De Chocolat Paris
2013 Seoul

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 Kim Yoo Jung's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
43rd Grand Bell Awards
Best New ActressAll for LoveNominated
16th SBS Drama Awards
Best Young ActressIljimae ,
Painter of the Wind
29th MBC Drama Awards
Dong Yi ,
Flames of Desire
24th KBS Drama Awards
Grudge: The Revolt of GumihoWon
48th Baeksang Arts Awards
Best New Actress (TV)Moon Embracing the SunNominated
6th Mnet 20's Choice Awards
20's Upcoming 20'sNominated
4th Pierson Movie Festival
Best Child ActressWon
5th Korea Drama Awards
Best Young ActressNominated
1st K-Drama Star Awards
31st MBC Drama Awards
Moon Embracing the Sun ,
May Queen
Popularity AwardMoon Embracing the SunNominated
Best Couple Award(with Yeo Jin-goo )Nominated
5th Herald Donga TV Lifestyle Awards
Style Icon RookieN/AWon
22nd SBS Drama Awards
New Star AwardSecret DoorWon
6th Pierson Movie Festival
Trend Choice Best ActressN/AWon
28th KBS Drama Awards
Popular Actress in a One-Act/Special DramaDrama Special : The Crying WomenNominated
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards
Best New ActressThread of LiesNominated
34th MBC Drama Awards
Top 10 Stars AwardAngry MomWon
8th Style Icon Asia
Awesome Teen AwardN/AWon
28th Korean PD Awards
Inkigayo MC AwardInkigayoWon
5th APAN Star Awards
Best New ActressLove in the MoonlightWon
Asia Artist Awards
Most Popular ActressNominated
Best Icon Award, DramaWon
Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards
Top Buzz Star: FemaleN/AWon
2nd Fashionista Awards
Best Fashionista – Beauty CategoryN/ANominated
30th KBS Drama Awards
Top Excellence Award, ActressLove in the MoonlightNominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length DramaWon
Netizen Award, ActressNominated
Best Couple(with Park Bo-gum )Won
53rd Baeksang Arts Awards
Most Popular Actress, TelevisionWon
3rd Fashionista Awards
Best Fashionista – Red Carpet CategoryN/ANominated

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 Kim Yoo Jung's References

  1. Kwon, Ji-youn (13 January 2014). "'Discovering a new me'". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 24 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  2. "Korea's little sister grows up: YP chats with Love in the Moonlight star Kim Yoo-jung". South China Morning Post. 2 December 2016. 
  3. "잘 자란 배우 김유정, 여주인공 전격 캐스팅! (구르미 그린 달빛)". KBS (in Korean). 15 April 2016. 
  4. "[SPECIAL EDITION (1)] 박보검·송중기 한국 최고 파워 셀러브리티". Forbes. 
  5. "If child star Kim Yoo-jeong comes out, it goes well". Hancinema. 15 May 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  6. Lee Ga-on, Lee Seung-han (31 December 2010). "2010 10Asia's Awards "Thank You" List: Reincarnation of the Year". 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  7. Choi Ji-eun, Lee Seung-han (22 December 2010). "INTERVIEW: Child actress Kim You-jung – Part 1". 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. Choi Ji-eun, Lee Seung-han (22 December 2010). "INTERVIEW: Child actress Kim You-jung – Part 2". 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  9. Choi Ji-eun, Lee Seung-han (22 December 2010). "INTERVIEW: Child actress Kim You-jung – Part 3". 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  10. "'Discovering a new me'". The Korea Times. 13 January 2014. 
  11. Lee, Jin-ho (15 February 2012). "Kim Yoo Jung of The Sun and the Moon Poses School Girl Style". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  12. Hong, Grace Danbi (25 June 2012). "Kim Yoo Jung and Han Ye Ri to Become T.O.P's Ladies in The Alumni". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  13. "'Golden Rainbow' actors meet child stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. 30 October 2013. 
  14. Lee, Claire (26 February 2014). "Elegant Lies tackles teen bullying". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  15. Kim, Hee-eun (7 March 2014). "Kim Yoo-jung stars in Gok-bi". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  16. "Horror role for Kim Yoo-jung". Korea JoongAng Daily. 8 February 2014. 
  17. Park, Ji-ryeon (28 June 2014). "Kim Yoo Jung to Take Role in Secret Door with Han Seok Gyu and Lee Je Hoon". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-29. 
  18. "Kim Yoo Jung Takes Baton from Lee Yubi as New MC of 'Inkigayo'". enewsWorld. 6 November 2014. 
  19. Sohn, Ji-young (18 March 2015). "New MBC drama to address school violence, bullying". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-03-19. 
  20. Hong, Hye-jin (4 June 2015). "Kim Yoo-jung to star in Web drama". K-pop Herald. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  21. "'비밀' 김유정, 살인자의 딸 役 "감정 숨기는 것에 중점"". Asia Today (in Korean). 7 October 2015. 
  22. Doo, Doo (18 August 2016). "Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung star in new period drama series". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2016-08-21. 
  23. "[SC초점] '태후'→'구르미'로 본 성공법칙, #엔딩5분#박보검#송중기". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 7 September 2016. 
  24. "'Love in the Moonlight' tops 20 percent in viewership". Yonhap News. 13 September 2016. 
  25. "(News Focus) 'Love in the Moonlight' shines through unexpected success". Yonhap News. 26 September 2016. }
  26. "'I don't want to let go of Moonlight'". The Korea Times. 2 November 2016. 
  27. "[KBS 연기대상]김유정, 우수상". News1 (in Korean). 1 January 2017. 
  28. "NEW측 "차태현 김유정 '사랑하기 때문에', 12월 좋은 때 개봉 논의中"(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). 13 October 2016. 
  29. "구르미 그린 '최연소 한류스타'" [Youngest Hallyu Star]. Sports Donga (in Korean). 1 December 2016. 
  30. Kim Kyeong-kyun (7 November 2017). "김유정 측 "올해 수능 보지 않기로 결정" [공식]". TV Report (in Korean). 
  31. Lee Mi-hyun (7 November 2017). "김유정 측 "16일 수능 안 치르고 연기 전념"[공식]". JTBC News (in Korean). 
  32. Phan, Vanessa (19 October 2014). "South Korean celebrities help the W-Foundation raise money for climate refugees". Hello Kpop. Retrieved 2014-11-08. 
  33. "Actress Kim Yoo Jung Lends Her Sweet Voice to Sing I Love So Much from Love Cell OST". Soompi. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-08. 
  34. Lee, Sarah (26 November 2014). "Child Star Kim Yoo Jung Spreads Smiles With Her Happy Song For Charity". KpopStarz. Retrieved 2014-12-01. 
  35. "[리폿@스타] 건강 회복한 김유정, 웃음 가득 생애 첫 팬미팅". TV Report (in Korean). 5 February 2017. 
  36. "Kim You Jung "First Memory" Fan Meeting in Singapore". Asia Boxoffice. 
  37. ""혼란스러운 시기에 큰 힘"…김유정, 첫 팬미팅서 '눈물'". Chosun Ilbo. 
  38. "Kim You Jung Fan Meeting". Kim You Jung Official Japanese Fan Club. 
  39. "'APAN Star Awards' 대상 후보 공개, 송중기vs이종석vs송혜교vs김혜수". Daum (in Korean). September 26, 2016. 
  40. "'구르미' 박보검·김유정, 2016 AAA 동반 참석 확정" [Park Bo Gum And Kim Yoo Jung To Attend 2016 Asia Artist Awards]. Star News (in Korean). 1 November 2016. 
  41. "'2016 아시아 아티스트 어워즈' 김유정, '베스트 아이콘상' 수상 "저는 아직 부족한 배우"" [Kim Yoo-jung wins Drama Icon]. SE Daily (in Korean). 16 November 2016. 
  42. "Actress Kim Yoo-jung wins popularity award in Hong Kong". Yonhap News. 21 December 2016. 
  43. "2016 네이버X셀럽스픽 패셔니스타 어워즈, 열기 뜨겁다". Chosun (in Korean). November 4, 2016. 
  44. "[2016KBS연기대상] 대상은 '태양의후예' 송중기·송혜교, 다관왕은 '구르미'(종합)". (in Korean). 1 January 2017. 
  45. "'Guardian,' 'The Handmaiden' win big at Baeksang Awards". The Korea Herald. 4 May 2017. 
  46. ""올해는 누구?" 2017 패셔니스타 어워즈, 더욱 뜨겁게 돌아온다". Naver (in Korean). October 13, 2017. 

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