Yoo Ho-jeong

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You Ho-jeong
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Born (1969-01-24) January 24, 1969 (age 51)
EducationSeoul Art College - Film Studies
Years active1991-present
AgentS.M. Entertainment
Spouse(s)Lee Jae-ryong (m. 1995)[1]
Children1 son, 1 daughter
Korean name
Revised RomanizationYou Ho-jeong
McCune–ReischauerYou Ho-jŏng

You Ho-jeong (born January 24, 1969) is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 1991 and has been starring in television and film since. Roles include a divorcee whose husband lives next door in daily drama Definitely Neighbors (2010),[2] and the grown-up protagonist in box office hit Sunny (2011).[3][4]

In 2013, Yoo became the host of her first ever variety show, the healthy food and lifestyle program Olive Show on cable channel O'live TV.[5]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1991 Humble Men Seo Chan-kyung MBC
Our Paradise Jae-eun MBC
Keep Your Voice Down Ok-yi SBS
1992 Yesterday's Green Grass Da-hye KBS2
1993 To Live Eun-pyo SBS
Marriage Na Chae-young SBS
1994 MBC Best Theater "Two Women" MBC
Farewell Kang Yoo-rim SBS
From June to August Yoon Hae-yeon MBC
1995 Even If the Wind Blows Kyung-joo KBS2
1996 Milky Way Young-hee KBS1
The Scent of Apple Blossoms Seo Young-ae MBC
Drama Game "Deep Sea" Passenger waiting for
the airplane (cameo)
1997 Drama City "Still Time to Love" Lee Jung-woo KBS2
Into the Storm Hae-joo KBS2
Light in the Field Park Soo-jin KBS1
The Woman Next Door Lee Jung-in SBS
1998 Lie Jung Eun-soo KBS2
Angel's Kiss Han Seol-hwa KBS2
1999 Trap of Youth Noh Young-joo SBS
Rising Sun, Rising Moon Park Young-joo KBS1
2002 Man of the Sun, Lee Je-ma Woon-young KBS2
2003 Women Next Door Yoon Mi-yeon MBC
Rosemary Lee Jung-yeon KBS2
2006 Thank You, My Life Han Yeon-kyung KBS2
Outrageous Women Song Mi-joo MBC
2007 Kimcheed Radish Cubes Yoo Eun-ho MBC
2009 Can Anyone Love Oh Seol-ran SBS
2010 Definitely Neighbors Yoon Ji-young SBS
2011 The Garden of Heaven[6] Jung Jae-in Channel A
2013 Give Love Away Jung Yoo-jin MBC
2015 Heard It Through the Grapevine Choi Yeon-hee SBS


Year Title Role
1998 First Kiss Jajangmyeon actress (cameo)
2000 Promenade Young-hoon's first love (cameo)
2002 Chihwaseon Mae-hyang
2006 I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK Il-soon's mother
2011 Sunny Im Na-mi
2014 Awaiting (short film) Sa-ra
2019 Rosebud Hong Jang-mi

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2013 Olive Show O'live TV Host
2014 The Return of Superman KBS2 Narration


Year Title Publisher
2000 The Story of Yoo Ho-jeong's Happy Home Seoul Media Group

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1993 29th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Yesterday's Green Grass Won
2002 15th Grimae Awards Best Actress Man of the Sun, Lee Je-ma Won
2003 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Rosemary Won
Best Couple Award with Kim Seung-woo Won
2009 8th Korea National Council on Social Welfare Commendation from
the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs
N/A Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards[7] Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Definitely Neighbors Won
2015 4th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Heard It Through the Grapevine Nominated


  1. ^ Kwaak, Je-yup (14 December 2011). "Seo Taiji tops list of celebrity property holdings". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
  2. ^ Oh, Jean (9 March 2010). "Will family fare still dominate weekend ratings?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
  3. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (5 May 2011). "Sunny brims with 1980s retro fun". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
  4. ^ "Sunny draws 7 million viewers". The Korea Times. 20 July 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
  5. ^ Lee, Sun-min (10 April 2013). "You Ho-jeong to host healthy food and lifestyle TV Olive Show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  6. ^ Oh, Jean (1 December 2011). "Dramas on way with four new channels". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
  7. ^ Ko, Kyoung-seok (3 January 2011). "Ko Hyun-jung wins grand prize at SBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-23.

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