Fan favorite and Drama diva, HoYeon Jung, has come a long way since her breakout season in the Korean drama TV series that has us on the edge of our seats in anticipation of the unsure. Yes! That’s the popular Netflix megahit from Hallyuwood, Squid Game. Playing Sae-byeok, the K-drama actress, has viewers enthralled with her great dramatics and quickly attracted many lovers worldwide. One major highlight of her appearance in the series was the record she made as the most followed Korean actress on Instagram, taking her from a solid 400,000 followers to a whooping and massive following of over 20 million users in a few weeks. Considering the fact that the series was her acting debut, her performance as a newbie was definitely worth the hype.
While admiring her excellent acting skills and expecting more, it’s only natural to be curious about the actress’s background and how her spontaneous rise to fame in entertainment really came to be. Well, HoYeon Jung is a professional model, in fact, a modeling star. Unlike her acting career, the K-drama queen began taking steps towards achieving her dream for the runways way back as a teenager. This means that the 1994-born fashion model has successfully managed a career for more than a decade.
For the record, the actress is no small-time model and she’s been the face of a number of the world’s biggest fashion brands, even before she started in the sensational series. From Chanel to Fendi, Gucci, Adidas Originals, Marc Jacobs, Hermes, Burberry, and more, HoYeon has walked in shows and runways for these international brands. Did we forget Louis Vuitton? Definitely not. Our star girl is the Global House Ambassador for the “world’s most valuable luxury brand!” — Forbes.
Thanks to HoYeon Jung Instagram for the photos.