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Go Ara (born February 11, 1990) is a South Korean actress and model. She is best known for starring in the television series Sharp (2003), Heading to the Ground (2009), Reply 1994 (2013), You’re All Surrounded (2014), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016–17), Black (2017), Ms. Hammurabi (2018), Haechi (2019) and Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020).

Go Ara (born February 11, 1990) is a South Korean actress and model. She is best known for starring in the television series Sharp (2003), Heading to the Ground (2009), Reply 1994 (2013), You're All Surrounded (2014), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016–17), Black (2017), Ms. Hammurabi (2018), Haechi (2019) and Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020).

Basic Information

Name:Go Ara
Hangul:고아라
Date Of Birth:11 February 1990
Age:32 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Jinju, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Nationality:Korean
Zodiac Sign:Aquarius
Occupation:Actress, Model
Years Active:2003 – Present
Agent:Artist Company
Height:170cm (5’7″)
Weight:45kg
Education:ChungAng University
Marital Status:Single
Siblings: Go Yunseok
Net Worth:$10 Million

Early Life and Education

Go Ara was born in Jinju, South Gyeongsang, South Korea. At a young age, she constantly moved around Korea because her father was a soldier. She has a younger brother named Go Yunseok. When Go Ara was in junior high, she auditioned for the SM Entertainment. In 2003, she won the SM Entertainment Teen Model Contest.

Career

Go was chosen to play the female lead, Lee Ok-rim, in the 2003 KBS teen drama Sharp, She reprised her role in the sequel Sharp 2. Go Ara She starred in Snow Flower alongside Kim Hee-ae in 2006. Go’s first film was the big-budget Japanese movie Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea, which was released in Japan in March 2007. Go was then cast in another Japanese film, Dance Subaru due to her fluency in the language.

In 2008, Go Ara was cast in Who Are You? opposite Yoon Kye-sang.She also appeared in another drama Karei naru Spy.She was cast in Heading to the Ground with idol singer Jung Yunho from DBSK in 2009. In 2012, Go made her domestic film debut in sports film Pacemaker, where she gained 5 kg weight to portray a pole vaulter representing South Korea.

Go Ara displayed her singing skills in the 2012 multicultural film Papa, with Park Yong-woo. Go drew attention for her singing and dancing abilities, fluent English and acting performance in the film. Go’s popularity further rose through the nostalgic campus drama Reply 1994 (2013). In order to portray Sung Na-jung, she cut her hair short, and gained 17 lbs.

Go Ara later starred as the sole female rookie detective in the 2014 police drama You’re All Surrounded, alongside Lee Seung-gi and Cha Seung-won. In 2015, Go returned to the big screen alongside Yoo Seung-ho in joseon-era romance film, The Magician, This was followed by Phantom Detective, a neo-noir action flick starring Lee Je-hoon as the titular Hong Gil-dong.

In 2016, Go starred as the female lead opposite Park Seo-joon in Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. The same year she left SM Entertainment after 13 years and signed with newly formed management agency Artist Company in January 2017. She starred in Black alongside Song Seung-heon, playing a woman who can foresee death.

In 2018, Go Ara starred in Ms. Hammurabi alongside Kim Myung-soo, She also appeared in Haechi. In 2020 Go was cast in Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol as a pianist who hits rock bottom following her family’s downfall.

Personal Life

On March 7, 2019, Go’s agency reported that during the filming of Haechi Go ruptured her Anterior talofibular ligament which resulted her to be hospitalised.

Ambassadorship

YearTitle
2016Ambassador for the Korean Air Force
2015Seoul Police Goodwill Ambassador
2014 – 2015Seoul Metropolitan PR Ambassador
2013 – PresentGood Neighbors (NGO) Goodwill Ambassador
2008Swiss Friend, an ambassador of Switzerland by Switzerland Tourism
2005Seoul Police Goodwill Ambassador

Movies

  • 2022 – Sad Tropics |
  • 2016 – Phantom Detective as President Hwang
  • 2015 – The Magician | as Princess Cheong-Myung
  • 2012 – Papa as Joon
  • 2012 – Pacemaker as Yoo Ji-Won
  • 2009 – Dance Subaru | as Rizu Park
  • 2007 – Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea | as Mistress Kulan

K-drama Series

  • 2020 -Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol | KBS2 as Goo Ra-Ra
  • 2020 – Hospital Playlist | tvN as Go Ara (ep.5-6)
  • 2019 – Haechi | SBS as Yeo-Ji
  • 2018 – Ms. Hammurabi JTBC as Park Cha O Reum
  • 2017 – Black | OCN as Ha-Ram
  • 2016-2017 – Hwarang | KBS2 as A-Ro
  • 2015-2016 – Reply 1988 | Eungdabhara 1988 tvN as Sung Na-Jung (ep.18)
  • 2015 – The Producers | Peurodyusa KBS2 as Go Ara (ep.8)
  • 2014 – You’re All Surrounded | SBS as Eo Soo-Sun
  • 2013 – Reply 1994 | tvN as Sung Na-Jung
  • 2009 – No Limit | MBC as Kang Hae-Bin
  • 2008 – Who Are You? | as Son Young-In
  • 2006-2007 – Snow Flower | SBS as Yoo Da-Mi
  • 2005 – Sharp 2 | KBS2 as Lee Ok-rim
  • 2003 – Sharp 1 | KBS2 as Lee Ok-rim

Music video appearances

YearTitleSingerAlbum
2015“A Million Pieces”Cho KyuhyunFall, Once Again
2011“Juliette” (Japanese ver)SHINeeThe First
2011“Before U Go”TVXQKeep Your Head Down
2007“Innocent Blue”Mink
2005“La’Tale”
2004“Hug”TVXQTri-Angle

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2021Korean Broadcasting AwardsPopularity AwardDo Do Sol Sol La La SolNominated
2020KBS Drama AwardsNetizen Award, ActressDo Do Sol Sol La La SolNominated
2020APAN Star AwardsPopular Star Award, ActressDo Do Sol Sol La La SolNominated
2020KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesDo Do Sol Sol La La SolNominated
2020Asia Artist AwardsPopularity Award (Actress)Go AraNominated
2020KBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardGo Ara with Lee Jae-wook
Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol
Nominated
2020Weibo TV Series AwardsPopular Overseas Drama StarsDo Do Sol Sol La La SolNominated
2019SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length DramaHaechiNominated
2019SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardGo Ara with Jung Il-woo
Haechi
Nominated
2018APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesMs. HammurabiNominated
2017KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length DramaHwarang: The Poet Warrior YouthNominated
2017Korea Sharing National AwardsMinister of Health and Welfare AwardGo AraWon
2016tvN10 AwardsBest Kiss AwardReply 1994Nominated
2016Korea Film Actors Association AwardsPopularity AwardPhantom DetectiveWon
2016tvN10 AwardsMade in tvN, Actress in DramaReply 1994Nominated
2014Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (TV)Reply 1994Nominated
2014SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a Drama SpecialYou’re All SurroundedNominated
2014APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesReply 1994Nominated
2014SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardGo Ara with Lee Seung-giNominated
2014Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actress (TV)Reply 1994Nominated
2014SBS Drama AwardsNetizen Award, ActressYou’re All SurroundedNominated
2014Style Icon AwardsTop 10 Style IconsGo AraWon
2012Buil Film AwardsBest New ActressPapaNominated
2012Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actress – FilmPapaNominated
2012Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActressPeacemakerNominated
2012Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActressPapaNominated
2012Mnet 20’s Choice AwardsBarbie GirlGo AraWon
2010Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actress (Film)Heading to the GroundWon
2008Korean Advertising Association (KAA)Best Advertising Model AwardGo AraWon
2007Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actress (TV)Snow FlowerWon
2007André Kim Best Star AwardsNew Star AwardGo AraWon
2006SBS Drama AwardsNew Star AwardSnow FlowerWon
2004KBS Drama AwardsBest Young ActressSharp 1Won
2003SM Entertainment’s 5th Anniversary Teen Model ContestN/AGo AraWon

Net Worth

Go Ara has a net worth that is estimated to be $10 million.


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