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Kang Hye-jung

Actress
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Net worth 2018: $145 Million
Residence: Incheon, South Korea
Country: South Korean
BirthDay: 4 January 1982
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.62 m
BIOGRAPHY

Kang Hye-jung was bornon 4 January 1982 in Incheon, South Korea, South Korean, is Actress. Kang Hye-jung is a South Korean actress known for her performances in films like ‘Love Phobia’ and ‘Girlfriends’. Kang started her career with modelling and later went on to venture into films, starting from 2000’s ‘Flush’. She then gained wide recognition through her second film ‘Nabi’. From there she went on to play key roles in films and TV dramas in order to become one of the most popular South Korean actresses. While ‘Oldboy’, the film which went on to achieve international success, remains her biggest claim to fame, she bagged many awards for her other films as well. She won the Best Actress Award for her films ‘Herb’ and ‘Rules of Dating’. Simultaneously, she received several awards and nominations for her TV dramas as well. She also appears in music videos from time to time and keeps herself open to new challenges. Some of the music videos she was part of include ‘Lonely Street Lights’, ‘I Loved You to Death’ and ‘As I Look into the Mirror.’ She also makes sure to avoid facing typecast issues by selecting her roles diligently.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$145 Million

TIMELINE
2017

She is looking forward to the release of two more of her films in 2017, titled ‘My Wife’ and ‘The Man only I can See’

2014

In 2014, she appeared in a comedy family drama ‘How to Steal a Dog’ and in the same year she had a stint with theatre in the form of the play ‘Educating Rita’

2011

The film eventually went on to be premiered at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and won awards at the 2011 Cine Gear Expo

2010

In 2010, she appeared in the first English film of her career in the form of ‘Wedding Palace’

2009

In pursuit of a change in image, she then focused on doing romantic comedies and appeared in ‘Why Did You Come to My House?’ in 2009 and then she played the leading role of a depressed woman in ‘Kiss Me, Kill Me’

2007

In 2007, she continued with meatier roles and starred in ‘Herb’, in which she played a specially challenged girl

2005

A survey conducted in 2005 revealed that she was in fact the most bankable film star in those times

2002

‘Oldboy’ came in the year 2002 and Kang played the female lead role of Mi-do in the film

2001

2001’s low budget science fiction film ‘Nabi’ became the launching vehicle for her future career and she was noticed by one of the most prolific filmmakers of South Korea, ParkChan-wook, who then offered her a key role in the film ‘Oldboy’

2000

She started her career with many small roles in sitcoms such as ‘Jump’ and ‘NonStop 3’ and also did a short film titled ‘Flush’ in the year 2000

1982

Kang Hye-jung was born in Incheon, South Korea on 4th January 1982

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