Hwang Jung-eum on January 5, 2013
January 25, 1985 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Hwang Jeong-eum|
In 2009 she and real-life boyfriend Kim Yong-jun (of boy band SG Wannabe) joined the second season of reality dating show We Got Married, and later that year Hwang rose to multistardom when she appeared in the daily sitcom High Kick Through the Roof. After her turn on High Kick, Hwang signed numerous advertising contracts, and in interviews she often tells the story of how she had just ₩487 (US$0.45) in her bank account when she started the show but walked away with ₩1.2 billion when it ended.
She also began playing leading roles in television series. Among her notable TV dramas are 1970s epic Giant, deaf romance Can You Hear My Heart, and medical drama Golden Time. In 2013, she starred in crime comedy Incarnation of Money, followed by hit melodrama Secret Love. This was followed in 2014 by another 1970s-set period drama, Endless Love.
- Endless Love (SBS, 2014)
- Secret Love (KBS2, 2013)
- Potato Star 2013QR3 (tvN, 2013) (cameo, ep 1)
- Incarnation of Money (SBS, 2013)
- Full House Take 2 (TBS/SBS Plus, 2012)
- Golden Time (MBC, 2012)
- High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged (MBC, 2011) (cameo, ep 106)
- Can You Hear My Heart (MBC, 2011)
- Giant (SBS, 2010)
- High Kick Through the Roof (MBC, 2009)
- East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
- Little Mom Scandal - Season 2 (CGV, 2008)
- Little Mom Scandal - Season 1 (CGV, 2008)
- The Last Scandal of My Life (MBC, 2008)
- Winter Bird (MBC, 2007)
- The Person I Love (SBS, 2007)
- Banjun Drama (SBS, 2005)
- A Pig-like Woman (2014)
- Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp (2010)
- Wish (2009)
- The Relation of Face, Mind and Love (telecinema, 2009)
- Running Man (SBS, 2010) (guest, ep 1)
- We Got Married Season 2 (MBC, 2009)
- Love Letter (SBS, 2009) (guest)
- [2009.09.22] "N-Time" - Hwang Jung-eum feat. T-ara
- [2011.06.10] "Good Person" - Hwang Jung-eum (from Can You Hear My Heart OST)
- [2009.06.12] "Couple" - Kim Yong-jun feat. Hwang Jung-eum (from We Got Married)
- [2008.09.26] "Gani (Going)" - SeeYa feat. Kim Yong-jun of SG Wannabe, Hwang Jung-eum, Mario (from the album Brilliant Change)
Awards and nominations
|2009||3rd Mnet 20's Choice Awards||Hot Couple with Kim Yong-jun||We Got Married Season 2||Won|
|MBC Entertainment Awards||Best Female Newcomer in Show/Variety||Won|
|Best Female Newcomer in Comedy/Sitcom||High Kick Through the Roof||Won|
|2010||46th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress in TV||Won|
|3rd Korea Drama Awards||Most Popular Actress||Won|
|11th Korea Visual Arts Festival||Photogenic Award, TV Actress category||Won|
|26th Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed, TV Actress category||N/A||Won|
|Barbie & Ken Awards||Korean Barbie||N/A||Won|
|23rd Grimae Awards||Best Actress||Giant||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Joo Sang-wook||Won|
|New Star Award||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress in a Special Planning Drama||Nominated|
|2011||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Can You Hear My Heart||Won|
|2012||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Golden Time||Nominated|
|2013||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Incarnation of Money||Nominated|
|KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Ji Sung||Secret Love||Won|
|Netizen Choice Award, Actress||Won|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress||Won|
- "Hwang Jung Eum reveals why she left Sugar". Allkpop. 7 January 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
- Ko, Hong-ju (13 January 2013). "Ayumi Denies Her Tweet Was Aimed at Hwang Jung Eum". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Kim Young Jun and Hwang Jung Eum for We Got Married". Allkpop. 22 April 2009. Retrieved 2013-02-13.
- Sunwoo, Carla (16 February 2012). "Kim Yong-jun bids fans farewell as he enters the military". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Hwang to Unveil First Solo Album". The Korea Times. 14 September 2009. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Hwang Jung-eum Diagnosed With H1N1". The Korea Times. 26 January 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Who Will Appeal Most to Advertisers?". The Chosun Ilbo. 20 February 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Lim, Ju-ri; Sung, So-young (7 September 2011). "Producer pulls humor from pathos, giving TV a Kick". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Han, Sang-hee (5 May 2010). "Drama Giant to show Korea's boom years". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Hwang Jung-eum's Acting Blossoms". The Chosun Ilbo. 11 December 2010. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Sunwoo, Carla (25 April 2012). "Hwang Jung-eum cast in new drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Oh, Jean (2 July 2012). "New medical drama 'cheery' and 'goofy'?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Park, Hyun-min (3 July 2012). "Hwang Jung Eum Feels Lonely without Her Boyfriend". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Park, Hyun-min (8 July 2012). "Hwang Jung Eum Didn't Want to Observe Real Surgeries for Golden Time". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Hwang Jung-eum in Golden Time". MBC Global Media. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Jeon, Su-mi (26 September 2012). "Hwang Jung Eum Says She′ll Never Forget Golden Time". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Park, Hani (20 February 2013). "Hwang Jung Eum Advises Girl Group Actresses". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- "Actress Hwang Jung-eum Isn't Afraid of Criticism". The Chosun Ilbo. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
- Oh, Jean (11 September 2013). "Hwang Jung-eum ready for her close-up". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-09-12.
- Ock, Hyun-ju (1 January 2014). "Actress Hwang Jung-eum gives tearful speech". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
- Kim, Hee-eun (13 May 2014). "Hwang Jung-eum joins Endless Love". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-26.
- Ho, Stewart (2012-10-22). "Hwang Jung Eum Returns to the Big Screen with Pig-Like Woman". enewsworld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-02-13.
- Lee, Tae-ho (2012-10-22). "Hwang Jung-eum to Return to Big Screen After 2-year Hiatus". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Park, Hyun-min (4 March 2012). "Kim Bum and Hwang Jung Eum to Cameo on High Kick 3". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
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