Kim Jung-eun

Kim Jung-eun (born March 4, 1976) is a South Korean actress best known for her roles in the film Marrying the Mafia (2002) and the television series Lovers in Paris (2004), I Am Legend (2010) and Make a Woman Cry.[2][3][4][5] In 2008, Kim hosted her own music talk show Kim Jung-eun's Chocolate on SBS.[6][7]

Kim Jung-eun
Kim Jung-eun (South Korean actress, born 1976) by KIYOUNG KIM.jpg
Kim in 2009
Born (1976-03-04) March 4, 1976 (age 46)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationKonkuk University
(Theater and Film)
Years active1995–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Jeong-eun
McCune–ReischauerKim Chŏngŭn


Television dramasEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Star in My Heart
Revenge and Passion
1998 사랑을 위하여
MBC Best Theater "오월의 사랑"
6.25 Drama "이방인"
MBC Best Theater "그와 함께 타이타닉을 보다"
1999 March
Should My Tears Show
Days of Delight
2000 Because of You
All About Eve Yoo Joo-hee
Medical Center Cameo
Air Force
2001 여인천하
Ladies of the Palace
Wolf Hunting
Father and Son
2004 Lovers in Paris Kang Tae-young
2005 Three Leaf Clover Kim Ji-hyun
Princess Lulu Go Hee-soo
2006 Lovers Yoon Mi-ju
2008 On Air Herself Cameo Ep 16
General Hospital 2 Jung Ha-yoon
2010 I Am Legend Jeon Seol-hee
2012 Korean Peninsula Im Jin-jae
Ohlala Couple Na Yeo-ok
2015 Make a Woman Cry Jung Deok-in
2017 Duel Choi Jo-hye
2020 My Dangerous Wife Shim Jae-kyung


Year Title Role Notes
1995 My Old Sweetheart
2002 Marrying the Mafia
Fun Movie
2003 Spring Breeze Hwa-jeong
Mr. Butterfly Hye-mi
2004 How to Keep My Love Kim Hyun-joo
2005 Blossom Again Cho In-young
2006 Mission Sex Control
2008 Forever the Moment Kim Hye-kyeong
2010 Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle Jang-eun
2013 Mr. Go Herself, TV musical show MC Cameo

Variety showsEdit

  • Family Register Mate (MBC, 2022) – Host [8]
  • Family Register Mate (MBC, 2021) – Host [9]
  • Legend Music Class - Lalaland (Channel A, 2021) – Cast[10][11]
  • Something (SBS, 2014) -MC
  • Miracle Audition (SBS, 2011) – Judge
  • Kim Jung-eun's Chocolate (SBS, 2008–2011) – MC
  • TV Entertainment Tonight (SBS, 2001–2002) – MC

Web showsEdit

Documentary narrationEdit

  • SBS Special: "Symphony of Dreams" (SBS, 2013)
  • MBC Special: 도시의 개 (MBC, 2010)
  • Wednesday Special: 금메달을 향해 뛰어라: 대륙의 올림픽 꿈나무들 (KBS1, 2008)




Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1999 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Days of Delight Won
2000 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Sitcom March Won
2001 Ae-Gyun Cultural Arts Award N/A N/A Won
2002 23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Marrying the Mafia Nominated
Popular Star Award Won
2003 39th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film) Nominated
2004 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards Popular Star Award How to Keep My Love Won
Korea Advertisers Association Good Model Award N/A Won
Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Dressed, Movie Actress category N/A Won
17th Grimae Awards Best Actress Lovers in Paris Won
SBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Won
Top 10 Stars Won
2005 41st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV) Won
Asian Television Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Won
Korea Broadcasting Awards Best Actress Won
26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Leading Actress Blossom Again Nominated
2006 Ministry of Public Administration and Security Innovation Forum Minister's Award for Contribution to Culture N/A Won
SBS Drama Awards Producer's Award Lovers Won
Top 10 Stars Won
2008 44th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film) Forever the Moment Nominated
Most Popular Actress (Film) Won
16th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Actress Nominated
2009 SBS Entertainment Awards PD Award Best MC Kim Jung-eun's Chocolate Won
2010 Style Icon Awards Style Icon, TV Actress category N/A Won
SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Planning Drama I Am Legend Won
2012 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Ohlala Couple Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Nominated
2015 4th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Make a Woman Cry Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Won


  1. ^ Lee, Sun-min (28 December 2013). "Kim Jung-eun picks agency". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  2. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (21 April 2010). "Kim Jung-eun's Movie Picks". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. ^ Yang, Sung-jin (13 July 2004). "How to Keep My Love tweaks Cinderella myth". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2012-11-22.
  4. ^ "Kim Jung-eun Finds New Meaning in Life Through Cookery". The Chosun Ilbo. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  5. ^ Han, Sang-hee (4 August 2010). "Actress Kim to reclaim glory days". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
  6. ^ "Kim Jung-eun Attached to Her TV Show". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ "Actress Kim Jung-eun to marry". 2015-12-21.
  8. ^ Tae Yu-na (December 7, 2021). "[공식] '호적메이트' 정규 편성, 김정은X이경규X딘딘 MC" [[Official] 'Household Mate' regular formation, Kim Jong-un X Lee Kyung-gyu X Dindin MC] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved December 12, 2021 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Kim Hye-young (September 1, 2021). "김정은 자매-허웅×허훈 형제-이지훈 남매… '호적 메이트' 초특급 출연진 공개" [Sister Kim Jong-un - Ung Heo × Brother Hoon Heo - Siblings Lee Ji-hoon… 'Family Register Mate' Super Special Cast Revealed]. iMBC (in Korean). Retrieved September 1, 2021 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Woo Bin (June 7, 2021). "[단독] 김정은, '초콜릿' 이후 10년 만에 채널A 음악 예능 복귀". Naver (in Korean). TenAsia. Retrieved June 7, 2021.
  11. ^ Lee Hye-mi (July 6, 2021). "랄라랜드' 김정은X신동엽X이유리X고은아 뭉쳤다... 레전드 음악교실 8월 론칭". tvreport. (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  12. ^ Im Sung-kyun (January 27, 2022). "김정은 '오랜만에 안방극장으로!'[★포토]" [Kim Jong-un 'to the small screen after a long time!'[★Photo]] (in Korean). Star News. Retrieved January 27, 2022 – via Naver.

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