Lee Yoon-mi

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Lee Yoon-mi
Lee Yoon-Mi from acrofan.jpg
Born (1981-09-25) September 25, 1981 (age 38)
EducationDongguk University - Theater and Film
Years active2002-present
AgentGreen Snake Juna E&M
Spouse(s)Joo Young-hoon (m. 2006)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Yun-mi
McCune–ReischauerI Yun-mi

Lee Yoon-mi (born September 25, 1981) is a South Korean actress and entrepreneur.[1]


Lee Yoon-mi won the top prize in the Super Elite Model Best Talent Awards in 1998. She made her entertainment debut in 2003 as a member of the K-pop/dance girl group THE S (더에스).[2]

Afterwards, Lee transitioned into acting, appearing in television dramas such as Little Women (2004) and My Love (2006). She also played the lead actress in the stage musical The Golden Days in 2011.[3]

In 2007, Lee founded the online shop Coconut Island.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Lee married singer and composer Joo Young-hoon on October 28, 2006. They have two daughters - Joo Ara, who was born on March 24, 2010, and Joo Ra-el, who was born on August 4, 2015.[6]

Lee also sponsors children through Compassion International, an organization founded in 1952 to help children orphaned by war in South Korea.[3][7][8]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2004 Little Women Jung In-deuk SBS
2005 My Lovely Sam Soon Jang Chae-ri MBC
2006 My Love Seo Hee-jae SBS
2007 Bad Woman, Good Woman Kim Tae-hee MBC
Soaring High Yoo Ji-eun SBS
2011 Dream High Maeng Seung-hee KBS2
2013 Two Women's Room Monica Kim (cameo, episode 58)[9] SBS
Let's Eat Pet shop owner (cameo, episode 11) tvN
2014 Can We Fall in Love, Again? Fashion designer jTBC
Triangle Madam Jang MBC
2015 Iron Lady Cha Oh Dal-ja MBC

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network
2002 Declaration of Freedom Saturday - War of the Roses KBS2

Musical theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 The Golden Days Butterfly Fairy


  1. ^ "Celebrity Couple Joo Young Hoon and Lee Yoon Mi Follow Their Former Agency President to New Agency". Soompi. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  2. ^ 이윤미 8년 전 댄스 가수 시절, ‘이런 과거도 있었어?’. The Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean). 10 March 2011. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  3. ^ a b Shin, Hae-in (16 December 2011). "Become a mom and get a miracle". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  4. ^ 주영훈-이윤미 '코코넛 아일랜드' 대박 예감지수100. Hankyung (in Korean). 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-19. Retrieved 2014-09-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Joo Young Hoon and Lee Yoon Mi finally become parents!". Allkpop. 24 March 2010. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  7. ^ Kang, Seung-hoon (20 April 2009). 이윤미, "저 원래 가수, 주영훈 때문에 못다한 꿈 이뤄"①. 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  8. ^ Kang, Seung-hoon (20 April 2009). 이윤미, "주영훈은 100점 만점에 100점"②. 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-09-13.
  9. ^ Lee, Sun-min (17 October 2013). "Lee Yoon-mi makes a cameo appearance on Two Women's Room". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-13.

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