Chyung Eun-ju

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Chyung Eun-ju
Born (1993-08-09) August 9, 1993 (age 25)
Other namesElaine Chyung
Jung Eun-ju
Alma materSeoul National University
OccupationStudent
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight108 lb (49 kg)
WebsiteInstagram

Chyung Eun-ju (Hangul: 정은주; born August 9, 1993) is a Brazilian-South Korean beauty pageant titleholder, model, and student. Eun-Ju competed in multiple pageants, the most recent being Miss World Korea, where she was the second runner up. Through her placement in the competition, she served as a model for cosmetics company ISOI and represented Korea in Miss World 2015.[1]

Jung is also a student at Seoul National University double majoring in Business Administration and Spanish. She speaks four languages: English, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. She is currently a broadcaster at Arirang TV's Showbiz Korea.

Personal life[edit]

Eun-Ju was born in Korea but moved to São Paulo, Brazil when she was one as her father set out to start his own small textile business. In Brazil, she attended Escola Graduada de São Paulo, an American school, for 12 years. She then moved to Korea to study in Seoul National University.[2]

Career[edit]

Miss Korea Brazil 2013[edit]

Jung was originally declared the winner of the Miss Korea – Brazil pageant but was allegedly dethroned as Catharina Choi, who was the first runner took her place. There have been multiple rumors surrounding her purported dethronement, including third-party pressure and bribery, but none have emerged with evidence.[3]

Miss World Korea 2014[edit]

Jung competed in the Miss World Korea 2014 pageant and was the second runner up to Song Hwa Young, the winner of the national pageant and delegate for Korea in the Miss World 2014 competition. Jung was also awarded the Miss ISOI title, which included a one-year contract as a model for cosmetics company ISOI.[2] She represented Korea in the Miss World 2015 pageant held in Sanya, Hainan Island, China PR.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "미스월드코리아". Missworldkorea.com. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  2. ^ a b "정은주 2014 미스 월드 코리아 '미스 아이소이'로 발탁". Land.hankyung.com. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  3. ^ a b "[신동립 잡기노트]미스월드 한국대표, 서울대생 정은주:: 공감언론 뉴시스통신사 ::". Newsis.com. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2015-09-26.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Song Hwa-young
Miss World Korea
2015
Succeeded by
TBA