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Gong Hyo-jin was born on 4 April, 1980 in Sinwol-dong, is a South Korean actress. Discover Gong Hyo-jin's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 40 years old?

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Occupation Actress
Age 41 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 4 April 1980
Birthday 4 April
Birthplace Sinwol-dong
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Gong Hyo-jin Height, Weight & Measurements

At 41 years old, Gong Hyo-jin height is 5′ 8″ .

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She is currently single. She is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about She's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, She has no children.

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Gong Hyo-jin Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Gong Hyo-jin worth at the age of 41 years old? Gong Hyo-jin’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from . We have estimated Gong Hyo-jin's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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Timeline

2019

In 2019, Gong starred in Hit-and-Run Squad, a car chase thriller that focuses on hit and runs; followed by romantic comedy film Crazy Romance alongside Snowman co-star Kim Rae-won. The same year, she made her small-screen comeback in the romantic comedy thriller When the Camellia Blooms alongside Kang Ha-neul. Both Crazy Romance and When the Camellia Blooms are commercial successes, and solidified her position as romantic comedy queen. Gong won the Grand Prize award at the KBS Drama Awards.

2018

In 2018, Gong starred in Door Lock, a mystery thriller about the horrors faced by women.

2017

In 2017, Gong starred in the thriller Single Rider with Lee Byung-hun. She played a former violinist who lives in Australia with her son.

2016

In 2016, Gong starred in the SBS romantic comedy drama Don't Dare to Dream opposite Jo Jung-suk, playing a weather broadcaster. She then starred in the mystery film Missing, in the role of a babysitter who one day disappears with someone else's child. Missing proved Gong's versatility on the big screen.

2015

In 2015, she starred in The Producers, a variety drama series written by Park Ji-eun who also wrote the hugely successful My Love From the Star. Gong plays a Music Bank variety show producer who has been working in broadcasting for 10 years. The drama drew solid viewership ratings domestically, and also gained popularity internationally.

2014

In 2014, Gong starred as a psychiatrist who falls for a mystery novelist with schizophrenia (played by Jo In-sung) in the medical-melodrama series It's Okay, That's Love. She said she chose the project because of screenwriter Noh Hee-kyung, who had also written a drama Gong appeared in a decade ago, Wonderful Days. Despite lackluster ratings, It's Okay, That's Love ranked third on the year-end Content Power Index and received praise for addressing the discrimination and social stigma attached to people with mental health issues and other minorities.

2013

In 2013 Gong starred in comedy film, Boomerang Family, adapted from Cheon Myung-kwan's novel Aging Family about a grown-up trio of siblings who embark on a series of misadventures after they move back in their mother's home. Gong said she felt catharsis from her character's constant cursing, and pleasure from acting in an ensemble whose actors share great chemistry with each other. Veteran actress Youn Yuh-jung said that the role ofa twice-divorced single mother was perfect for her that she couldn't imagine anyone else playing it.

2012

She worked again with Kim Tae-yong for Beautiful 2012, a series of four Micro Movies produced by Chinese internet platform Youku. that explore the concept of "what is beautiful?". In Kim's short film You Are More Than Beautiful, Park Hee-soon plays a man who hires an actress named Young-hee (Gong) to pretend to be his fiancée when he introduces her to his dying father in Jeju Island. You Are More Than Beautiful later received a theatrical release in 2013.

2011

In 2011, Gong acted opposite Cha Seung-won in the TV series The Greatest Love. Written by the Hong sisters, the romantic comedy is set in the entertainment industry and about an unlikely romance between a has-been pop-star and a top actor. The series was a big hit with audiences, resulting in increased popularity for Cha and Gong. She was also praised for her naturalistic, no-nonsense acting, which served to balance Cha's wacky antics. The Greatest Love swept the MBC Drama Awards, including a Top Excellence Award for Gong (her third consecutive, after Thank You and Pasta). Gong later won Best Actress for TV at the Baeksang Arts Awards.

She recorded the duet "I Think I Love You" for K-pop singer MY Q's 2011 album Ready for the World.

2010

In 2010 Gong published a collection of essays on the environment titled Gong Hyo-jin's Notebook (Korean: 공책 ; RR: Gong Chek, which is a play on her surname and the Korean word for "notebook"). In it, Gong gives a look inside her personal lifestyle habits and offers practical and simple tips. The book has sold over 40,000 copies and is on its fourth printing.

Gong, along with fellow actresses Kim Min-hee and Choi Kang-hee, is considered an influential fashion icon by Korean women in their 20s and 30s. In 2010 she collaborated with shoe brand pushBUTTON to produce the capsule collection "Excuse Me + pushBUTTON." Two years later, Suecomma Bonnie, another shoe brand, released her "Excuse Me x Suecomma Bonnie" line. In 2012 she designed a selected line of apparel for the fashion shop Los Angeles Project, a brand located inside Shinsegae Department Stores. Her neon-colored and patterned items were sold under the name "LAP by Kong Hyo-jin."

2009

After starring with close friend Shin Min-ah in the 2009 indie Sisters on the Road, Gong played an aspiring chef in romantic comedy series Pasta in 2010. Originally written as the usual brash and spunky rom-com heroine, Gong thought it would be boring and cliched to play her as such, and instead made the significant acting decision to play against type by creating the character as an ordinary girl who was seemingly meek, but had a quiet strength and slyly got her way. Her chemistry with co-star Lee Sun-kyun and the drama's breezy atmosphere propelled it to the top of the ratings chart.

She was named jury president for the 2009 International Women's Film Festival in Seoul. Gong was also a jury member for the 2011 Asiana International Short Film Festival, 2006 Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival and 2006 Jecheon International Music & Film Festival.

2008

Strong performances in varied roles helped cement Gong's reputation as a serious actress, but Crush and Blush in 2008 would become her most high-profile movie yet. Hailed by critics as one of the most original Korean films in recent years, Lee Kyoung-mi's feature directorial debut was divisive, and though its box office performance was a disappointment, it acquired a sort of cult status among Korean cinephiles. The black comedy was a showcase for Gong, who transformed herself into a misanthropic antiheroine with an unattractively blushing red face, frizzy hair, dowdy clothes, and a chronic case of inferiority complex and hopeless delusion. Gong had wavered at first when presented with the script, given the character's excesses. Reportedly urged on by fellow actress Jeon Do-yeon, she eventually accepted and threw herself into the role. Park Chan-wook, who produced the film, praised Gong's subtle emotional variations, and told her that she might never be able to top this performance, joking that she should retire. She won numerous acting awards in Korea, among them Best Actress trophies from the Korean Film Awards, Director's Cut Awards, and Women in Film Korea Awards. She also received nominations from the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards, as well as a Rising Star Award from the New York Asian Film Festival.

2007

In 2007 she returned to television in Thank You, written by Sang-doo scribe Lee Kyung-hee. Several actresses had turned down the unglamorous role of a single mother with an HIV-positive daughter and a grandfather with dementia; another reason being that this was lead actor Jang Hyuk's comeback after his draft-dodging scandal. Despite little hype, Thank You became a modest hit and rose to number one in its timeslot. Viewer response to the drama had been mostly heartwarming and life-affirming, which Gong said she treasures. The maternal role served to soften and feminize her image, but Gong was also praised for her nuanced portrayal that grounded her character in reality, helping to prevent the drama from being overly maudlin or saccharine.

2006

In 2006, Memento Mori director Kim Tae-yong (whom Gong considers her mentor) offered her a part in Family Ties, a role he had written specifically for her. The film drew widespread acclaim as a delicately observed, cross generational look at unconventional families. The cast was praised for their brilliant acting, with reviews singling out Gong's portrayal of an angry young woman in a deeply troubled relationship with her mother. She received a Best Actress nomination from the Korean Film Awards, and also shared Best Actress honors with co-stars Moon So-ri, Go Doo-shim and Kim Hye-ok at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece. Family Ties marked a turning point in her career, and gave Gong a renewed passion for acting.

2004

In 2004 to 2005, Gong entered a career slump. She was dissatisfied with the scripts she was getting, and felt she was being typecast in ingenue roles. Cast as another high school teacher in Hello My Teacher, and a scientist in Heaven's Soldiers, Gong longed to portray meatier, "real women" roles, but she was unwilling to do nudity in film.

2003

The 2003 series Snowman paired Gong with Cho Jae-hyun and Kim Rae-won, in a controversial plot about a girl who falls in love with her older brother-in-law. She then returned to more mainstream fare in Sang Doo! Let's Go to School, helmed by TV director Lee Hyung-min, whom she had previously worked with in a Drama City episode. Gong played a high school teacher who meets her childhood sweetheart again, now a gigolo and single dad with a sick daughter. Known for being the acting debut of pop singer Rain, the drama did well in the ratings, and Gong won several awards at the KBS Drama Awards.

2001

In 2001, she was cast in the 50-episode television series Wonderful Days, where she played a bus conductor with a one-sided crush on Ryoo Seung-bum's character (Gong and Ryoo later won Best New Actress and Best New Actor in the TV category at the Baeksang Arts Awards). After appearing in small roles in Jang Jin's comedy Guns & Talks and teen martial arts flick Volcano High, the young actress had her breakthrough year in 2002, landing lead roles in Emergency Act 19 and A Bizarre Love Triangle.

1997

After three years in Australia, the Kong family moved back to Korea in 1997 due to the IMF crisis.

1980

Gong Hyo-jin (born April 4, 1980) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading role in the film Crush and Blush (2008), as well as for her popular television series Sang Doo! Let's Go to School (2003), Thank You (2007), Pasta (2010), The Greatest Love (2011), Master's Sun (2013), It's Okay, That's Love (2014), The Producers (2015), Don't Dare to Dream (2016) and When the Camellia Blooms (2019). She is considered to be the queen of romantic comedies due to her successful portrayals in her rom-com dramas.

Kong Hyo-jin was born in 1980 in Sinwol-dong, Gangseo District, Seoul, South Korea. When she was a junior in high school, she moved to Australia with her mother and younger brother, while her father remained in Korea to support the family. Kong attended high school at John Paul College in Brisbane. Kong has spoken fondly of her memories of her time there, and in 2011 she was designated as one of the goodwill ambassadors for "Year of Friendship," the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations between Australia and South Korea.

Gong's performance in Ruler of Your Own World grabbed the industry's attention. The TV series was praised for its realistic writing and strong acting, earning it "mania drama" (or cult hit) status in Korea. That same year, she again acted opposite Ryoo in Conduct Zero, earning praise for her role as the tough-talking "boss" of the girls' high school. The 1980s-set retro comedy was well received by both audiences and critics.