Jessica Jung Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Jan 31, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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About Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung was born Jessica Sooyoun Jung on April 18, 1989, in San Francisco, California, United States, and is a popular singer, writer, actress, and businesswoman.

Jessica Jung is a popular name among Korean pop singers and is also known as a famous actress. While she was on vacation to South Korea, she was discovered by a member of one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea named SM Entertainment and joined the company in 2000.

Jessica Jung started her career with the girl group Girls' Generation and went on to explore her career in different segments including her solo album, her acting debut, and business ventures. However, he was forced to leave the girl group in 2014. Jessica before leaving the group, was already a sensation, therefore, her career was not severely affecte. Shee even released her first novel in 2020 named 'Shine' which became a best seller.

Besides her work in South Korea, she has also worked in Chinese and Chinese American movies. In 2017, Jessica Jung was listed by Forbes as Asia's 30 Under 30 Most Influential Personality. The former member of the Girls' Generation has her own fashion company called Blanc Group which trades as Blanc & Eclare. There are over 60 outlets of the Blanc and Eclare worldwide in some of the major cities including Taiwan, New York, Tokyo, Seoul and Bejing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Vancouver, and more.

Jessica Jung's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jessica Jung’s net worth?

The net worth of Jessica Jung is estimated to be approximately $16 million as of 2022. Besides her professional career in music and her business, Jessica also has a strong social media presence with over 10.5 million followers on Instagram and her social media earings also contribute to her net worth. 

How much does Jessica Jung earn per year?

Jessica's annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jessica Jung?

Jessica is approximately 5 ft 4 in (163 cm). 

How old is Jessica Jung?

Jessica was born on April 18, 1989. Therefore, Jessica is 33 years old as of 2022. The zodiac sign of the former Girls' Generation member is Aries. 

Childhood And Education

Jessica Jung born Jessica Sooyoun Jung is a Korean-American singer and songwriter. She was born in San Francisco, United States. Her nationality is Korean-American. She has a younger sister named Krystal. Her parents' names are not known. Jessica went to the Korean Kent Foreign School. Jessica after her discovery by SM Entertainment undertook seven years of training before her debut in the group Girls’ Generation. 

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jessica Jung dating?

Jessica is said to be dating Tyler Kwon since 2014 and they confirmed their relationship in 2016. Tyler is the founder of the entertainment company in South Korea called Koridel Entertainment with whom Jessica worked in 2016 and released her first solo album. 

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jessica is best known as a former member of Girls' Generation, her solo albums, her acting skills, and as a businesswoman.

Jessica's discovery by SM Entertainment got a contract as she was the first member of Girls’ Generation and she was signed by the company in 2000. In 2007 after seven years of training she and other members of the Girls’ Generation made their debut 2007. In 2007, she also released her two singles 'Love Hate' and 'It's Fantastic!' and in 2008 Jessica teamed with 8Eight. However, she made no appearance in the music video. Meanwhile, Jessica also worked with musicians including Onew, Park Myung-soo, Siwon, Sunny, Kyuhkyun, and more. 

She also did a musical theater debut with Kim Ji-woo and Lee-Ha-Nui in the South Korean version of 'Legally Blonde' in 2009

In 2010, Jessica did a cameo role in 'Oh! My Lady Of SBS.' She also became a regular guest on 'Happy Birthday,' a show that she resigned from in June 2010. She released a digital single in October of the same year titled 'Sweet Delight.' She was also a part of Romance Town's soundtrack in 2011 titled 'Because Tears Are Overflowing.' Jessica entered the field of acting in 2012 with her first film titled 'Wild Romance.'

In 2014, she released a soundtrack 'Say Yes' for the film 'Make Your Move' along with her sister Krystal. Also, she was forced out of her group Girls’ Generation in 2014. Her last song with her group was 'Divine.' 

Jessica launched her fashion line Blanc & Eclare and did a reality show with her sister Krystal in 2014. In 2015, Jessica was approached for a female lead in the movie 'Love That Crazy Little Thing' which was a Chinese romantic comedy. Also, Jessica was the lead in an autobiographical film 'My Other Home.' She also participated in different projects including 'Two Bellmen Three.' 

In 2016, Jessica joined the new agency called Coridel Entertainment and released her first album. In this album, Jessica composed six tracks including the title track 'Fly' which received a huge response from her fans. This lead single of Jessica surpassed 2 million views just within 24 hours. 

Her 'Love Me The Same' video with Love, J which was released the next day of the 'Fly' and pinnacled the music charts including Gaon Weekly Album Chart. Jessica released her second album after she was removed from Girls' Generation in December 2016. In 2014, Coridel Entertainment confirmed her release of the digital single 'Because It's Spring.'

In 2018, Jessica was signed by another agency United Talent Agency which would represent her in North America. In 2019, Jessica along with her sister Krystal did another reality show in the United States. And in 2020, Jessica released her first novel 'Shine.' Jessica can speak Korean and Eglish languages fluently.

Charity Work

Jessica Jung has done plenty of charitable work. In 2009, Jessica along with other members of Girls’ Generation auctioned their clothes and donated the raised money for a good cause to help the unprivileged children. In 2014, Jessica worked with the Help For Children Charity. In 2015, Jessica and her sister Crystal attended a charity event and raised money which eventually went to the State of Emergency clean-up. Besides, these Jessica has also attended a Breast Cancer charity event.

What awards has Jessica Jung won?

Jessica won the Popularity award in 2013 for her performance in the Korean musical theater version of 'Legally Blond.' She was the most searched female Korean artist in 2014. And, also she won the Mission Hills Awards in the same year 2014. In 2015, Jessica won the Yahoo Asian Buzz Award and Yin YueTai Awards. 

Jessica Jung’s Hobbies And Interests

Jessica is very much into sports as she enjoys soccer, boxing, and swimming. 

Other Interesting Jessica Jung Facts And Trivia

  • Jessica Jung is considered one of the richest members of her former group 'Girls' Generation. Her career in Girls Generation, along with deals including music releases, endorsements, Tv show appearances, and more. However, even after leaving Girls Generation, she released her solo album ' With Love, J.' which was an enormous success, and she runs a business simultaneously.
  • Jessica Jung is one of the most followed k-Pop icons on Instagram.
  • Jessica opened her restaurant in 2021 called Clareau. 
  • In 2016, Jessica and Chan collaborated on a theme song. 
  • Jessica Jung of the former group Girls Generation is working as a solo artist as of 2022 after she left the group.

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Jessica Jung Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jessica Sooyoun Jung

Date of Birth

1989-04-18

Nationality

Korean

Place of Birth

San Francisco

Age

Height

163 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Novelist, Businesswoman

Education

Korea Kent Foreign School

Net Worth

16000000

Partner

Tyler Kwon

Siblings

Krystal Jung
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