Yoon Jin-yi

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Yoon Jin-yi
Born Kim Yoon-jin
(1990-07-27) July 27, 1990 (age 26)
Daejeon, South Korea
Education Sejong University - Film Art
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012-present
Agent King Kong Entertainment
Korean name
Hangul 윤진이
Revised Romanization Yun Jin-i
McCune–Reischauer Yun Jin-i
Birth name
Hangul 김윤진
Revised Romanization Gim Yun-jin
McCune–Reischauer Kim Yun-jin

Yoon Jin-yi (born Kim Yoon-jin on July 27, 1990) is a South Korean actress. Yoon debuted in the 2012 romantic comedy TV series A Gentleman's Dignity, playing a girl in love with an older man.[1][2][3][4][5][6] She then took horse riding lessons for her next role as a bandit's daughter in the 2013 period drama The Fugitive of Joseon.[7]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2012 A Gentleman's Dignity Im Meari SBS
2013 The Fugitive of Joseon So-baek KBS2
Reply 1994 Jin-yi (guest, episodes 16-17) tvN
2014 It's Okay, That's Love Lee Pul-ip (guest, episodes 1-2) SBS
Discovery of Love Ahn Ah-rim KBS2
2016 Happy Home Joo Se-ri MBC
The Sound of Your Heart fake woman (guest) KBS2


Year Title Role
2014 We Are Brothers Yeo-il
2015 Helios Sin Mi-kyung

Music video[edit]

Year Song title Artist
2013 "Stealer" Kang Seung-yoon


Year Product
2012 Jambangee
Ildong Foodis Care-3
McGINN Knightsbridge
Mr. Pizza
2013 Top Girl

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 5th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actress
A Gentleman's Dignity
1st K-Drama Star Awards Rising Star Award Won
20th SBS Drama Awards Best Couple (with Kim Min-jong) Won
New Star Award Won
2013 8th Asia Model Festival Awards New Star Award, Actress Won
49th Paeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Nominated


  1. ^ "Rookie actress Yoon Jin Yi from A Gentleman's Dignity talks about her famous co-stars". KoreanVibe. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Actress Yoon Jin Yi feels blessed to have participated in A Gentleman's Dignity". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Im Me Ah Ri Yoon Jin Yi Talks About The Drama Ending Thank You For Liking Me". KDramaStars. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. ^ "Actress Yoon Jin Yi Filmed 7 Advertisements After A Gentleman's Dignity: Proof of Popularity". KDramaStars. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (17 August 2012). "Kim Min Jong and Yoon Ji Ni Reunite as a Honeymoon Couple for ‘High Cut’". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  6. ^ Nam, Woo-jeong (19 August 2012). "Kim Min Jong & Yoon Jin Yi's couple pictorial revealed". StarN News. Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  7. ^ Kim, Jin-kyung (12 March 2013). "Yoon Jin Yi learns horse riding for her drama Heaven’s Order". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. Retrieved 2013-03-15. 

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