Han Chae-ah (born Kim Kyung-ha on March 24, 1984) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her 2012 television dramas, playing a detective in Hero,[1][2] and a Japanese collaborator in Bridal Mask.[3][4]

Han Chae-ah
Han Chae-ah from acrofan.jpg
Kim Kyung-ha

(1984-03-24) March 24, 1984 (age 35)
Years active2006-present
AgentFamily Actors Entertainment
Cha Se-jji (m. 2018)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationHan Chae-a
McCune–ReischauerHan Ch'aea
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGim Gyeong-ha
McCune–ReischauerKim Kyŏng-ha

Personal lifeEdit

According to Mystic Entertainment on March 8, 2018, Han will marry South Korean football legend Cha Bum-kun's youngest son Cha Se-jji on May.[5][6][7] On April 4, 2018, Han announced on her instagram that she is expecting a first child after being six weeks pregnant.[8] Their wedding ceremony was held at a hotel in Seoul on May 6, 2018.[9]


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2008 Kokkiri (Elephant) Gook Chae-ah MBC
2009 Style Cha Ji-sun SBS
2010 Definitely Neighbors Yoon Ha-young SBS
2011 I Believe in Love Kim Myung-hee KBS2
2012 Hero Yoon Yi-on OCN
Bridal Mask Ueno Rie/Lara/Chae Hong-joo KBS2
Ohlala Couple Victoria Kim KBS2
2013 All About My Romance Ahn Hee-sun SBS
Marry Him If You Dare Seo Yoo-kyung KBS2
2014 You Are the Only One Song Do-won KBS1
2015 The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 Jo So-sa KBS2
2017 Introverted Boss Chae Ji-hye tvN


Year Title Role
2012 The King of XXX-Kissing Sun-hee
2015 Made in China Mi
Big Deal Ji-in
2017 Part-Time Spy Na Jeong-an

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2007–2010 Fantasy Couple - Classroom of Love MBC Host
2013–2014 Alumni Association Together tvN Host
2015 Real Men: Female Edition 3 MBC Cast member
2016 I Live Alone MBC Cast member (episodes 146–171)
2017 Battle Trip KBS2 Contestant with Ha Jae-sook (episodes 48-49)[10]
Baek Jong-won's Top 3 Chef King SBS Special host (episodes 90–93)
2019- The Return of Superman KBS2 Narrator (Episode 273- present)

Music videoEdit

Year Song title Artist
2006 "Love Brings Separation" Son Ho-young
2008 "With You" Ryu Si-won

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 18th SBS Drama Awards New Star Award
Definitely Neighbors
2012 26th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama
Bridal Mask
2013 21st SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries
All About My Romance
27th KBS Drama Awards Best Couple (with Jung Yong-hwa)
Marry Him If You Dare
2015 29th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015, You Are the Only One
Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Won (tied with Kang Byul)
Best Couple (with Jang Hyuk) Won
4th APAN Star Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Drama
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015


  1. ^ "Interview with Han Chae-Ah, Lead Actress of HERO: "Just your regular girl"". HallyuSG. September 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  2. ^ Chua, Charlene (17 September 2012). "Han hurts herself doing own stunts". The New Paper via AsiaOne. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  3. ^ "Actress Han Chae Ah talks about the kiss scene with Ju Won". Korea.com. 25 August 2012. Archived from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  4. ^ Kim, Ye Rang. "털털+솔직…'아는 형님' 접수한 한채아의 매력 발산기". 2016-05-15. Archived from the original on 2016-06-05. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  5. ^ http://koreatimes.co.kr/phone/news/view.jsp?req_newsidx=245316
  6. ^ "Han Chae-ah, Cha Se-jji to marry this May". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  7. ^ "Han Chae-ah ties the knot with Cha Se-jji". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  8. ^ Ha Na-young (April 5, 2018). "Actress Han Chae-ah Announces Pregnancy Ahead of Wedding". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  9. ^ "Actress Han Chae-ah Marries Son of Football Legend". The Chosun Ilbo. May 8, 2018. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "'Trip' Chaea & Jaesuk take a friendship tour in Malaysia! [Battle Trip]". KBS World. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2018.

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