Jo Eun-ji

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Jo Eun-ji
Born (1981-02-10) February 10, 1981 (age 39)
Other namesCho Eun-ji
Years active2000–present
AgentPrain TPC
Park Jung-min (m. 2014)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJo Eun-ji
McCune–ReischauerCho Ŭnji

Jo Eun-ji (born February 10, 1981) is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the gritty Im Sang-soo film Tears,[1] and has since become better known for her supporting roles on film and television, such as in The President's Last Bang,[2] My Scary Girl, Forever the Moment,[3] The Concubine and The Villainess. She was also the leading actress in the indies Driving with My Wife's Lover,[4] and Sunshine Love.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Jo Eun-ji wed Park Jung-min, CEO of talent agency Prain TPC, on May 24, 2014. They met in 2006 when Park became Jo's manager, and they began dating in 2009.[6][7]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Tears Ran
2002 A.F.R.I.K.A. Young-mi
Who R. U.? Choi Bo-young / ID: "Porn Queen"
A Bizarre Love Triangle Bae Eun-hee
2004 The Hotel Venus Soda
2005 The President's Last Bang Banquet guest
Mr. Housewife Beautician Cameo
2006 My Scary Girl Baek Jang-mi
2007 Driving with My Wife's Lover So-ok, Joong-shik's wife
Femme Fatal Eun-ji Cameo
2008 Forever the Moment Oh Soo-hee
2009 Why Did You Come to Our House? Fellow homeless woman Cameo
Yoga In-soon
Short! Short! Short! 2009:
Show Me the Money[8]
Park Eun-shil segment: "Hundred Nails and a Deer Antler"
Fish Boy Ji-hyun
Fly, Penguin Art teacher Cameo
Girlfriends Hyun-joo
2010 Petty Romance Awards ceremony secretary Cameo
2012 The Concubine Geum-ok
정지우x김무열x조은지 Project Short film
Confession of Murder Choi Kang-sook
2013 Running Man Park Sun-young
2014 The Target Park Soo-jin
How to Steal a Dog Chae-rang's mother
2015 Sunshine Love Kim Jung-sook
2017 The Villainess Kim Sun
True Fiction Ji-eun Special appearance

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2003 The Bean Chaff of My Life Seo Kyung-sun MBC
2004 More Beautiful Than a Flower Je-in KBS2
Lovers in Paris Lee Yang-mi SBS
2005 18 vs. 29 Yoo Hye-won KBS2
2007 Two Outs in the Ninth Inning Kim Choon-hee MBC
2010 Personal Taste Lee Young-sun MBC
2014 The Greatest Marriage Park Seon-nyeo TV Chosun
2015 Beating Again Na Ok-hyun jTBC
Let's Eat 2 Hong In-ah tvN[9]
Oh My Venus Lee Hyun-Woo KBS2
2016 Entertainer site manager (Guest appearance ep. 10) SBS
Madame Antoine Yoo-seon / Emma (Special appearance) jTBC


Year Song title Artist Notes
2002 "Bed's End" (Original Version) Jo Eun-ji and Gong Hyo-jin Track from A Bizarre Love Triangle OST
2009 "Milkyway" HybRefine feat. Jo Eun-ji Single

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2001 22nd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Tears Nominated
2007 6th Korean Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Driving with My Wife's Lover Nominated
2008 16th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best New Actress Forever the Moment Won
7th Korean Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards[10] Best Supporting Actress The Concubine Won


  1. ^ Elley, Derek (19 November 2000). "Tears". Variety. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  2. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 그때 그사람들 (The President's Last Bang)". Twitch Film. 24 July 2005. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  3. ^ "Handball "Sleeper" Tops Box Office for Third Week". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 January 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  4. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Driving With My Wife's Lover". Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  5. ^ Elley, Derek (3 October 2013). "Sunshine Love". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-01-08.
  6. ^ "Actress Jo Eun Ji Weds Her Manager". Soompi. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
  7. ^ "Jo Eun Ji got married with Park Jung Min, her boss". Innolife. 25 May 2014. Archived from the original on 4 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-17.
  8. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (3 September 2009). "Money Comes Up Rather Short". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  9. ^ Hong, Soo Jung (23 January 2015). "Let′s Eat 2 Confirms Cast with B2ST′s Yoon Du Jun, Seo Hyun Jin and More". eNewsWorld. Archived from the original on 1 June 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  10. ^ Ji, Yong-jin (13 May 2013). "RYU Seung-ryong Wins Grand Prize at Baeksang Arts Awards". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-05-14.

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