HoYeon Jung

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HoYeon Jung
Hoyeon Jung Milan Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2019.jpg

(1994-06-23) June 23, 1994 (age 25)
Modeling information
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Hair colorRed (naturally brown)
Eye colorBrown

HoYeon Jung (born Jung Ho-yeon) is a South Korean fashion model. Vogue has dubbed her as “Korea’s next top model”,[2] and she appeared on the namesake show’s 4th season (where she was placed second).[3] She currently ranks as one of the “Top 50” fashion models by models.com.[4]

Early life[edit]

Jung Ho-yeon was born in Seoul, South Korea and has two siblings.


Jung is known for her flame-red hair and “fiery” personality.[5][6][7] She started modeling at age 16.[8] She modeled in Seoul Fashion Week without an agent and established herself at Seoul Fashion Week before signing to ESteem Models and appearing on Korea’s Next Top Model for public exposure.[9] After Korea’s Next Top Model she was featured in magazines such as Vogue Girl Korea, Nylon Korea, and ELLE Wedding. She was also featured in a spread for First Look Korea magazine with Shin Hyun-ji and Hwang Hyun-joo, and a campaign for Lucky Chouette.

Jung internationally debuted as a Louis Vuitton exclusive in 2016, also debuting with Opening Ceremony.[10] That season, she also walked for Marc Jacobs, Fendi, Max Mara, Alberta Ferretti, and Rag & Bone.[11] She has walked the runway for Jeremy Scott, Tory Burch, Topshop Unique, Lanvin, Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni, Bottega Veneta, Emilio Pucci, Chanel, Miu Miu, Giambattista Valli, Prabal Gurung, Jason Wu, H&M, Jacquemus, Burberry, Acne Studios, Roberto Cavalli, Diesel Black Gold, Versus (Versace), Narciso Rodriguez, Paco Rabanne, Schiaparelli, DSquared2, Blumarine, Dundas, Zadig & Voltaire, Tod's, and Etro, and Gabriela Hearst.[12][13]

She has appeared in advertisements for Sephora’s “Let’s Beauty Together”,[14] Chanel,[15] Gap, Inc.,[16] Hermès,[17] and Louis Vuitton.[18]

Jung has been on the cover of Vogue Japan, Vogue Korea, W Korea, and Harper’s Bazaar Korea in addition to appearing in editorials for Vogue,[19] British Vogue, Dazed,[20] Love magazine, CR Fashion Book,[21] and Into the Gloss.[22][23][24]

In 2017, Models.com selected her as a “Top Newcomer” and “Model of the Year” nominee, respectively.[25][26]


  1. ^ "Hoyeon Jung - Model". Models.com.
  2. ^ https://www.vogue.com/article/hoyeon-jung-korean-model-seoul-fashion-week
  3. ^ https://www.vogue.com/article/hoyeon-jung-korean-model-seoul-fashion-week?
  4. ^ https://models.com/rankings/ui/Top50/25153#25153
  5. ^ https://hypebae.com/2016/10/model-hoyeon-jung-beauty-secrets
  6. ^ https://www.vogue.com/article/model-hoyeon-jung-red-hair-korean-beauty-secrets
  7. ^ https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/8xnzmp/the-springsummer-17-new-faces-who-rocked-our-world
  8. ^ http://asia.be.com/fashion/5-things-to-know/models/5-things-know-hoyeon-jung-87855.html#item=1
  9. ^ http://m.koreatimes.co.kr/pages/article.asp?newsIdx=195075
  10. ^ https://www.interviewmagazine.com/fashion/hoyeon-jung
  11. ^ https://www.elle.com/uk/fashion/news/a32220/model-newcomers-from-ss17-catwalk-season/
  12. ^ https://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/models/hoyeon_jung/
  13. ^ https://www.wmagazine.com/gallery/hoyeon-jung-new-york-fashion-week-photos
  14. ^ https://models.com/Work/sephora-sephora-ss-2017/668097
  15. ^ https://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/brands/chanel-beauty/advertisements/2018/spring-summer/39578/hoyeon-jung-869962/
  16. ^ https://models.com/work/gap-campaign-amy-troost/879991
  17. ^ http://www.ccmag.eu/hoyeon-jung-marland-backus-by-jack-davison-for-hermes-jewelry-ss17
  18. ^ https://models.com/work/louis-vuitton-louis-vuitton-fw-2017-series7
  19. ^ https://models.com/work/american-vogue-seize-the-day
  20. ^ https://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/magazines/dazed-confused-korea/editorials/may-2016/jung-ho-yeon-35342/
  21. ^ https://www.crfashionbook.com/beauty/a19484042/richard-burbridge-makeup-cr-fashion-book-12/
  22. ^ https://www.entitymag.com/our-5-favorite-contestants-from-koreas-next-top-model/
  23. ^ https://www.anneofcarversville.com/style-photos/2018/5/9/lbl5yibgw4o6hud0by6kdnxvbxna5d
  24. ^ https://intothegloss.com/2016/12/drugstore-makeup-look-holiday/
  25. ^ https://models.com/mdx/top-newcomers-ss-2017/
  26. ^ https://models.com/mdx/model-of-the-year-awards-2017/