Gong Hyo-Jin Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Personal Life, Career

Gong Hyo-Jin

Gong Hyo-Jin is a South Korean model and actress represented by ‘SOOP Management. Gong Hyo-Jin is well-known for her outstanding performances in a number of South Korean films.

Early Years

Gong Hyo-Jin was born on April 4, 1980, in Sinwol-dong, Gangseo District, Seoul, South Korea. She is 42 years old and has the solar sign, Aries. She went to Australia with her mother and brother when she was a junior in high school.

Gong attended John Paul College in Brisbane before returning to Korea in 1997 as a result of the IMF crisis that afflicted most of East Asia. She then attended Sejong University in Seoul to finish her degree before making her modeling debut.

More Facts about Gong Hyo-Jin

Full Name Hyo-Jin Gong
Born Date 04 Apr 1980
Age 42 years old
Horoscope Aries
Lucky Number 8
Lucky Stone Diamond
Lucky Color Red
Best Match for Marriage Leo
Gender Female
Profession Actress, Model
Country South Korea
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Marital Status single
Break Up Ryu Seung-Ryong
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Size 34-26-38
Birth Place Sinwol-dong, Gangseo District, Seoul
Nationality South Korean
Education Sejong University, Seoul
Siblings one brother

Professional Life and Career

Gong began her modeling career in 1998, appearing in several ads for the telecommunications industry. When she first began acting, she was not serious about it. Furthermore, ‘Happy to Death’ was one of the first advertisements in which she appeared. After a year, she appeared in the horror film ‘Memento Mori.’

Although the film was not a monetary success, it was afterward regarded as a masterpiece by most directors. Gong also managed to capture the attention of many with her initial performance. As a result, she went on to win a lot of ‘Best Actress’ accolades for the film.

She also chose to pursue her acting career seriously after the success of ‘Memento Mori.’ In the year 2000, she appeared in the TV sitcom ‘My Funky Family.’ Similarly, in 2001, she continued to captivate her admirers with her acting abilities by appearing in television shows such as “Wonderful Days” and “Teabag Without Hope.”

Similarly, she continues to feature in supporting roles in films such as ‘Last Present,’ ‘Volcano High,’ and ‘Guns & Talks.’ Then, in 2002, she landed a key role in the satirical ‘Emergency Act 19.’ She also appeared in the film ‘A Bizarre Love Triangle.’

Following that, in 2002, she wowed many moviegoers with a breathtaking performance in MBC’s ‘Ruler of Your Own World.’ It also achieved cult status. Furthermore, she performed the character of Song Mi-rae in the series and did an excellent job. She then appeared in another film, ‘Conduct Zero,’ which was favorably received by both critics and the general public.


Gong first starred in MBC’s ‘Snowman’ in 2003, playing a female who falls in love with her brother-in-law. In KBS2’s ‘Sang-doo! Let’s Go to School,’ she played a high school teacher who encounters her high school sweetheart. Her outstanding performance in the series also earned her a lot of prizes.

Gong has also appeared in music videos for musicians like Lee Soo-young and Yoon Gun. She appeared in the 2004 television series 5 Stars.’ The next year, she starred in the film ‘Heaven’s Soldiers.’ And, at this point in her career, she was dissatisfied with the types of roles she was being offered.

In 2006, she appeared in the film ‘Family Ties.’ Gong gained acclaim for her outstanding performance in the film. The remainder of the cast was also commended for their contributions to the picture. Along with her success, she returned to television in 2007 with her next effort, ‘Thank You.’

Gong Hyo-Jin
Caption: Gong Hyo-Jin’s photoshoot picture. Source: Pinterest

More on her professional background

Similarly, in 2007, she appeared in several films, including ‘My Son,’ ‘Happiness,’ and ‘M.’ She then starred in the 2008 film ‘Crush and Blush,’ which went on to become a cult classic. Furthermore, it was a black comedy genre picture, and Gong’s portrayal of a misanthropic woman gained her numerous accolades.

Similarly, she starred in ‘Pasta’ in 2010. It also went on to become a huge box office success. In 2011, she appeared in the film ‘The Greatest Love.’ It was a popular TV show that depicted a romantic relationship between a pop star and an actor. She also starred in the commercially successful television series ‘Love Fiction.’

She also appeared in the documentary ‘577 Project.’ She made her film debut in the comedy Boomerang Family’ in 2013. Following that, she starred in the horror-comedy series ‘Master’s Sun,’ and her fans dubbed her the ‘Queen of Romantic Comedy.’

She also tried out new roles in 2014, when she starred in ‘It’s Okay, That’s Love.’ In 2015, she also participated in the sitcom ‘The Producers.’ Similarly, she had a big role in ‘Don’t Dare to Dream’ in 2016. She then starred in the thriller ‘Single Rider.’

In 2017, she co-starred in the thriller ‘Single Rider’ with Lee Byung-hun. And in 2018, she began working at ‘Door Lock.’ She made an appearance in ‘Hit-and-Run Squad’ in 2019. In the same year, she made her television debut in ‘When the Camellia Blooms.’ Fortunately, she won the ‘Grand Prize’ at the KBS Drama Awards.

Additional Works

Gong has also been on stage in ‘Educating Rita,’ alongside Willy Russell. As a result, the plot revolved around a romance between a university lecturer and a young working-class hairdresser. Later that year, she published ‘Gong Hyo-Notebook,’ jin’s a collection of essays. And the book went on to become a best seller.

She is also a fashion designer. Gong Hyo-Jin has also started her own fashion collection, ‘Excuse Me x Suecomma Bonnie.’ Gong was appointed as the jury president for the 2009 International Women’s Film Festival. She also served on the jury for the 2011 ‘Asiana International Short Film Festival.’

Status of the Relationship

In 2003, Gong dated South Korean actor Ryu Seung-Ryong. Unfortunately, they split up in 2012. She also began dating Lee Jin-Wook in 2014. Unfortunately, they split up after four months of dating. There has been no information about her dating life after then. However, she must be enjoying her single life and concentrating on her profession right now.

Body Measurements

Gong is a lovely and kind lady. She stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs roughly 49 kilograms. She has a slender and lean body. Her physical measurements are 34-26-38 inches (chest-waist-hip). Her bra size is 32B, and her shoe size is 7. (UK). She also has a lovely pair of dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Net Worth and Social Media

Gong’s lone social media presence is on Instagram. She goes by the handle ‘@rovvxhyo.’ Her Instagram account has almost 2.4 million followers. Unfortunately, she is not active on other platforms such as TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube.

She undoubtedly earns a lot of money being a successful and well-known figure. Her acting and modeling careers could have garnered her a fortune. Her net worth, however, is $1 million as of 2021.

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