In Gyo-jin

In Gyo-jin (born August 29, 1980) is a South Korean actor.

In Gyo-jin
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Born (1980-08-29) August 29, 1980 (age 40)
EducationDankook University – English Language and Literature
Years active2000–present
H& Entertainment
(m. 2014)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationIn Gyo-jin
McCune–ReischauerIn Kyochin


In Gyo-jin was born in Jochiwon, Yeongi County, South Chungcheong Province (now Sejong City). He studied English Language and Literature at Dankook University.

In made his acting debut in 2000, first appearing in the long-running television series Lifetime in the Country. Early in his career, his then-agency proposed that he use a stage name, and he was known as Do Yi-sung (Korean도이성) until 2011. In 2012, he reverted to using his birth name under the advice of his agency Madin Entertainment.[1] He signed with a new agency in 2015, KeyEast which also managed his wife, actress So Yi-hyun.[2] The couple left KeyEast in 2020 along with fellow entertainers Jung Ryeo-won and Son Dam-bi and joined H& Entertainment, which was founded by KeyEast's former general manager Hong Min-ki.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

His father, In Chi-wan, is the CEO of a plastic manufacturing company. In is the eldest of two siblings and his younger brother, In Doo-jin, is also an actor.[4]

In married actress So Yi-hyun on October 4, 2014.[5] In and So had been friends for a decade before dating; they were costars in Fairy and Swindler (2003), Aeja's Older Sister, Minja (2008) and Happy Ending (2012).[6][7][8] Their first child, a daughter named In Ha-eun, was born on December 4, 2015.[9] In Gyo-jin and his daughter were cast members of the KBS2's variety show The Return of Superman. On April 23, 2017, it was reported that In Gyo-jin and So Yi-hyun were expecting their second child. In October 2017, they welcomed their second daughter.[10]


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2000 Lifetime in the Country Jae-dong MBC
2001 Three Friends Restaurant waiter (cameo)
How Should I Be ? Min-soo
I Want to See Your Face
2003 Drama CityA Windy Gene Jung-hak KBS2
Fairy and Swindler Go Min-sang SBS
2005 That Summer's Typhoon
2006 How Much Love Oh Soo-chul MBC
2008 Aeja's Older Sister, Minja Park Ha-jin SBS
2009 Queen Seondeok Kim Yong-choon MBC
2011 The Greatest Love Han Mi-na's husband
Miss Ajumma Lee Byung-chul SBS
If Tomorrow Comes Lee Sung-ryong
2012 Happy Ending Lee Sung-hoon JTBC
I Need Romance 2012 Han Jung-min tvN
The King's Doctor Kwon Suk-chul MBC
2013 Hur Jun, The Original Story Prince Gwanghae
Good Doctor Lee Soo-jin's husband (ep.12) KBS2
Waiting for Love Joo Yeon-ae ex-boyfriend (cameo)
Drama Festival – More and More Tae-won MBC
2014 Cunning Single Lady Man in TV program (ep.1)
Tears of Heaven Jin Hyun-woong MBN
Birth of a Beauty Gyo Ji-hoon SBS
2015 Make a Woman Cry Hwang Kyung-chul MBC
Cheer Up! Im Soo-yong KBS2
2016 Becky's Back Hong Doo-sik
Sweet Stranger and Me Emergency room doctor (ep.1–2)
Entourage Himself (ep.6) tvN
My Fair Lady Car repair shop owner (cameo) KBS2
2017 Ms. Perfect Hong Sam-gyu
Fight for My Way Kim In-gyo (cameo)
Jugglers (TV series) Jo Sang-Moo
2018 Feel Good to Die[11] Kang In-han
2019 Welcome to Waikiki 2 Kwak Ha-ni (cameo, ep. 5) JTBC
My Country Park Moon-bok JTBC
When the Camellia Blooms Hwang Doo-shik (cameo, ep. 26) KBS2
2020-21 Homemade Love Story Kim Hwak-se
2021 Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha Jang Young-guk[12] tvN


Year Title Role
2002 The Hidden Princess Soo-il
2006 Holy Daddy Lee Chang-soo
2008 The Divine Weapon In-ha
2016 Mood of the Day Dong-wook (cameo)

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2016 The Return of Superman KBS2 Cast member with his daughter, In Ha-eun
2018 Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny SBS Cast member Eps 31 - 115

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2018 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Feel Good to Die, Jugglers Won [13]


  1. ^ 유리아·인교진 "김주리·도이성은 잊어주세요!"(인터뷰). Star News (in Korean). 23 January 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  2. ^ 인교진 키이스트 전속계약, 아내 소이현과 한솥밥". Newsen (in Korean). 22 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-22.
  3. ^ "인교진-소이현 부부, H&엔터테인먼트에 새 둥지" (in Korean). Korean Broadcasting System. September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "인교진 아버지, 연 매출 200억 원대 CEO...'반전 집안' 눈길". MK Media Group (in Korean). 28 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  5. ^ Lee, Sung-eun (6 October 2014). "So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin fly to Indonesia". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  6. ^ "Actors to Wed After Years of Playing On-screen Couples". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 April 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-10.
  7. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (10 April 2014). "So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin planning to wed". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10.
  8. ^ Cho, Han-na (29 July 2014). "So Yi-hyun and In Gyo-jin's wedding pictorial". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  9. ^ "Acting couple now proud parents". The Korea Times. 2015-12-06. Retrieved 2015-12-08.
  10. ^ 소이현♥인교진, 최근 둘째 득녀 "산모·아이 모두 건강". Naver (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-12-26.
  11. ^ "인교진x이병준, '죽어도 좋아' 출연 확정..반전+코믹 넘치는 2色 연기 [공식입장]". Osen (in Korean). September 12, 2018.
  12. ^ Park Chang-ki (April 27, 2021). "인교진, tvN '갯마을 차차차' 합류 [공식]". Naver (in Korean). TenAsia. Retrieved April 27, 2021.
  13. ^ Woo, Bin (January 1, 2019). [2018 KBS 연기대상] 유동근 대상 "장미희 덕분인데 내가 왜..대하드라마 부활 기원" [[2018 KBS Drama Awards] Donggeun Lee Grand Prize "Why am I ... thanks to Jang Mi-hee.]. Ten Asia (in Korean). Archived from the original on January 1, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2019 – via Naver.

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