So Yi-hyun

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So Yi-hyun
So Yi-hyun from acrofan.jpg
Born Jo Woo-jung
(1984-08-28) August 28, 1984 (age 33)
Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
Other names So E-hyun
Soh Yi-hyeon
Education University of Suwon - Theater and Film
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002-present
Agent KeyEast (2010-present)
Spouse(s) In Gyo-jin (m. 2014)
Children In Ha-Eun (b. 2015)
Korean name
Hangul 소이현
Revised Romanization So I-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer So I-hyŏn
Birth name
Hangul 조우정
Revised Romanization Jo U-jeong
McCune–Reischauer Cho U-chŏng

So Yi-hyun (Hangul소이현; born Jo Woo-jung, 조우정; August 28, 1984) is a South Korean actress, with starring and supporting roles in Hyena, Assorted Gems,[1] Gloria,[2] Heartstrings,[3] Glowing She,[4] Cheongdam-dong Alice,[5] and Who Are You?.[6]

Personal life[edit]

So married actor In Gyo-jin on October 4, 2014.[7][8] So and In had been friends for a decade before dating; they were co-stars in Aeja's Older Sister, Minja (2008) and Happy Ending (2012).[9][10][11] Their first child, a daughter named In Ha-Eun, was born on December 4, 2015.[12]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2003 Yellow Handkerchief Yoon Na-young KBS1
Fairy and Swindler Ji-na SBS
Punch Oh Hae-mi SBS
2004 April Kiss Jang Jin-ah KBS2
Where Are Arrows We Shoot?
(MBC Best Theater ep. 569)
Hee-young MBC
2005 Resurrection Lee Kang-joo KBS2
2006 Special Crime Investigation: Murder in the Blue House Park Hee-young KBS2
Hyena Lee Jung-yoon tvN
2008 Before and After: Plastic Surgery Clinic Hong Ki-nam MBC
Aeja's Older Sister, Minja Lee Chae-rin SBS
2009 Swallow the Sun Yoo Mi-ran SBS
Assorted Gems Gung Ryu-bi (Ruby) MBC
2010 Gloria Jung Yoon-seo MBC
2011 Heartstrings Jung Yoon-soo MBC
2012 Glowing She Jeon Ji-hyun KBS Drama
Happy Ending Park Na-young jTBC
Cheongdam-dong Alice Seo Yoon-joo SBS
2013 I Can Hear Your Voice Min Joon-gook's lawyer
(cameo, episodes 1, 12)
Who Are You? Yang Shi-ohn tvN
2014 Three Days Lee Cha-young SBS
2016 Secrets Of Women Kang Ji-yoo KBS2
Entourage Cameo tvN
The Sound of Your Heart KBS2


Year Title Role
2004 Father and Son: The Story of Mencius Choi Hyun-jung
2006 Dark Forest Kim Jung-ah
The Restless Hyo
2013 Top Star Mi-na

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2004–2005 Music Bank KBS2 MC
2010 "Family Outing Season2 ep. 16" SBS Guest
2011 It City: So Yi-hyun's Taste of Indochina[13] Olive TV Travel
2013 Running Man SBS Guest (ep 148)
2013 Section TV MBC MC

Music video[edit]

Year Korean Title English Title Artist
2002 감기 "Cold"
Lee Ki-chan
2006 마지막 은영이에게 "To Eun-young, for the Last Time"
태양의 눈물 "Tears of the Sun"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2003 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Punch Won
2013 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Cheongdam-dong Alice Nominated
2014 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Three Days Won
2016 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Secrets of Women Won


  1. ^ Han, Sang-hee (1 September 2009). "Network to Bring New Sitcom, Dramas". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  2. ^ Hong, Lucia (28 July 2010). "Bae Doo-na was "worried over bad singing"". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  3. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (28 June 2011). "Campus romance to pull at Heartstrings". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  4. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (21 November 2012). "So E Hyun Took CN Blue's Jung Yong Hwa and Kim Hyung Jun’s First Kisses?". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  5. ^ "So Yi-hyun Becomes Style Icon on SBS Soap". The Chosun Ilbo. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  6. ^ Son, Bo-kyung (26 July 2013). "So E Hyun Says She Wants to Stop Feeling Awkward Around 2PM's Ok Taecyeon". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  7. ^ "So Yi Hyun and In Kyo Jin Share Photos from Beautiful Wedding Day, Reveal Future Plans for Children". Soompi. 4 October 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  8. ^ Lee, Sung-eun (6 October 2014). "So Yi-hyun, In Gyo-jin fly to Indonesia". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  9. ^ "Actors to Wed After Years of Playing On-screen Couples". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 April 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  10. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (10 April 2014). "So Yi-hyun, In Gyo-jin planning to wed". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  11. ^ Cho, Han-na (29 July 2014). "So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin's wedding pictorial". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-07-29. 
  12. ^ "Acting couple now proud parents". The Korea Times. 6 December 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-08. 
  13. ^ "It City - So Yi-Hyun's Taste of Indochina". CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 

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