About Jeon So-min
An actress and model, Jeon So-min has featured in movies, television reality shows, and more.
From her debut role in 2004, this star has come a long way in her career and is among the top and most popular entertainers in South Korea. She has also won many accolades and awards for her work.
Some of the shows she has starred in are 'Running Man', 'Miracle', 'Drama Special', 'Endless Love', and 'Princess Aurora'.
She has studied at the Dongduk Women’s University.
Jeon So-min’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Jeon So-min’s net worth?
So-Min has an approximate net worth of $1 million-$5 million according to some sources.
How much does Jeon So-min earn per year?
There is no information on the amount that So-min earns in a year. However, acting is her primary source of earnings.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Jeon So-min?
Jeon So-min is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
How old is Jeon So-min?
Born in 1986, this star turned 36 years old in 2022. Her birthday is in April, making her sun sign Aries.
Childhood And Education
This star was born in the Goyang area of Gyeonggi Province which is near Seoul. Jeon Wook-Min, her brother, also works in the entertainment industry. Her younger brother has appeared alongside her as a guest star on 'Running Man'. He has also been a health trainer and has won bodybuilding competitions. Although no information is available on other members of her family, So-min is very close to her younger brother according to reports in the media. She and her brother live in the area where they were born.
She was interested in acting even as a child and made up her mind to take it up as a career when she was in college. This celebrity has completed her education from Dongduk Women’s University, a private educational institution. She has majored in Broadcasting and Entertainment.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Jeon So-min dating?
There is no information available about her current relationship status, however, this young and beautiful actress has been rumored to have had a few romantic relationships. Between 2015 and 2016, So-min was said to be dating Yoo Hyun-min, a popular South Korean actor .
There were some rumors of her being involved with Lee Kwang Soo, another actor and her co-star in '1 Percent Of Anything', a romantic comedy series. However, both stars denied this relationship.
There were also rumors and controversy about her involvement with Lee Kwang Soo, another co star, however, this matter was soon resolved with both stars stating that they were not in a relationship.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
From her first role to her current performances, here are a few highlights of her career. 'Miracle', a South Korean sitcom was the show in which Jeon So-min made her debut in 2004. 'Miracle' aired on the MBC network.
Her debut role was in 2006, in the film 'Cinderella' in which she had a small part. She then took a break from acting in movies to focus more on her career in television.
Some of the other television shows that she made an appearance in that made her extremely popular with audiences are 'East Of Eden' in 2008, 'My Secret Romance' in 2017, 'Drama Special' in 2011, 'Tomorrow Victory' which was a drama in 2015 and 'Unsolved' in 2010.
The Korean Broadcasting System signed a deal with Jeon So-min in 2010 because of which she worked on plenty of television shows by this broadcaster.
In 2012, she made a comeback on the big screen with films such as 'Love Call' and 'Help Me'.
Among her noteworthy television performances was her lead in 'Princess Aurora', a series that aired in 2013. For this performance, she won an MBC award in 2013. In 2013 she acted in a short film called 'Sun Cream'.
Her performance in this popular show also captured the attention of audiences, critics and those in the entertainment business. Due to this, she was able to bag a recurring role in 'Tomorrow Victory', a show which aired between 2015 and 2016.
Due to her popularity, this celebrity has also appeared in plenty of variety and reality television shows in South Korea including 'Witch Hunt' and 'Running Man'. She has been performing on 'Running Man', a variety program since 2017 and still appears on it. It is among her major works and she has won a lot of awards and gained international recognition for this role.
Also, in 2017, she featured on shows and series on networks such as tvN and Orion Cinema Network.
This actress has also featured in a music video in 2004 for the Turtles, a popular band in South Korea. Other music video performances of this star include those by the group No Reply and Joosuc.
Besides acting, she is a writer and author. The first book written by her was published in 2020. In 2021, she was credited as a lyricist for a few songs for the artists Choi Botton and Lee Ki-chan.
An upcoming film release of this star to look forward to is the movie '2037'.
This celebrity is the spokesperson and ambassador for numerous organizations and agencies. She has been very vocal about women's rights, bullying, and domestic abuse.
She has also been a part of various events that were organized to mark 'Climate Change Week' and 'Earth Day'.
This actress has also been a part of events to save the planet by reducing pollution by using bikes instead of cars.
What awards has Jeon So-min won?
Some of the awards that Jeon So-min has won include the Asia Model Festival Awards in 2014 and 2017, the Brand Customer Loyalty Awards in 2019, the KBS Drama Awards in 2021, the Korea First Brand Awards from 2018 to 2021, the MBC Drama Awards in 2013 and the SBS Entertainment Awards in 2017 and 2020.
She has won in various categories at these awards events ranging from the best new actress award category to the best rookie award for her work as an actress, model, and entertainer.
She has also been nominated for her exemplary work at these events. Quite a few of these awards and nominations have been for her work in the 'Running Man'.
Jeon So-min’s Hobbies And Interests
The love and passion that Jeon So-min has for animals can be listed among her hobbies and interests. She has even been a volunteer at the Suncheon Animal Film Festival. She also has a pet dog named Tanker.
Other Interesting Jeon So-min Facts And Trivia
- Before she started her acting career and while she was still in high school, this actress worked as a model for fashion magazines.
- Jeon So-min had a small part in the web series called 'So I Married The Anti-fan' in 2021. She has also been the co-host of the 25th Dream Concert in 2019 and the 2020 APAN Music Awards. In the area of music, her singles include 'He Starlight' which was released in 2014, and 'I Like It' which came out in 2019, and also features other members of the 'Running Man' cast.
- The only social media platforms that this star is active on are Instagram and Facebook.
- Born in April, Jeon So-min's zodiac sign is Aries.
- Jeon So-min has a pet dog named Tanker.
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