Han Ji-min Profile

Han Ji-min (born November 5, 1982) is a South Korean actress. After minor roles in All In and Dae Jang Geum, Han had her breakout role in revenge series Resurrection in 2005. She is best known for her roles in Padam Padam (2011), Rooftop Prince (2012), Hyde, Jekyll, Me (2015), Dramaworld (2016) and Familiar Wife (2018).

Basic Information

Name:Han Ji-min
Date Of Birth:5 November 1982
Age:40 Years
Place Of Birth:Seoul South Korea
Nationality:South Korean
Ethnicity:Not Known
Zodiac sign:Scorpio
Blood Type:A
Religion:Not Known
Years Active:1999 – Present
Agent:BH Entertainment
Height: 161 cm (ft 5’3″ in)
Weight:43 kg (94 lbs)
Education:Seoul Women’s University – Social Welfare
Net WorthApprox $1-5 million

Personal Life and Education

Han Ji-min majored in Social Welfare from Seoul Women’s University, She is widely known for actively participating in volunteer work and fund drives, mostly through the relief organization Join Together Society. In 2009, Han Ji Min published a book titled “We’re Already Friends: Han Ji Min’s Philippines Donation Book” that included stories and drawings detailing her experience of when she volunteered in a Philippine mountain village school. Han donated all the royalties to help in funding the education of children in North Korea and developing countries in Asia. In 2012, she was designated as goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme.


Han Ji-min started her career in show business while still a high school student. Before gaining wider attention in 2003, She made various commercial films and music videos. She then appeared in hit Korean television dramas All In and Dae Jang Geum. Han then played the teenage counterpart of the drama’s main character, played by popular actress Song Hye-kyo in All In in 2003. Han achieved breakthrough with her performance in the critically acclaimed mania drama Resurrection in 2005. She then challenged herself by playing a cute yet ambitious tomboy who dreams of becoming a pilot in her first movie Blue Swallow.

In 2006, a car accident that happened on the set of Wolf caused serious injuries to Han Ji Min and her co-star Eric Mun. This caused the drama to be repeatedly delayed and a decision was made to just discontinue the show leaving only the three episodes that already aired. It was a long recovery, but they both were able to get back to acting. Han continued to act in TV dramas, with memorable turns as a straitlaced resistance fighter in Capital Scandal and a royal concubine in the historical drama Yi San. Known for her sweet, innocent and fragile image and her depictions of good girls, Han surprised audiences with her performance as a sexy femme fatale in Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow.

In 2014, she starred in the opposites-attract romantic comedy film The Plan Man. she played the dowager Queen Jeongsun in period film The Fatal Encounter, Han next reunited with The Fatal Encounter co-star Hyun Bin in the 2015 suspense series Hyde, Jekyll, Me. In 2016, She also starred in action thriller movie “The Age of Shadows”. In 2017, Han was cast in romantic short film titled Two Rays of Light alongside Park Hyung-sik. In 2018, She starred in the film Miss Baek, playing the titular protagonist, Han’s performance in the film won her the Best Actress award at the prestigious Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards as well as other major award ceremonies.

Han returned to the small screen with romance fantasy drama Familiar Wife, taking on the role of an ordinary wife with anger management issues. In 2019, She starred in two television series; fantasy melodrama Dazzling and romance melodrama One Spring Night. Han is set to star in the drama Here written by Noh Hee-kyung, revolving around NGO volunteers in 2020. In 2021, She appeared in A Year-End Medley, a romantic comedy film by Kwak Jae-yong.

Han Ji-min K-drama Series

  • Jewel in the Palace (hangul) | network as Shin Bi (2003)
  • Good Person (hangul) | network as Oh Soon Jung (2003)
  • All In (올인) | SBS as Min Soo Yeon (child) / Angela (2003)
  • Resurrection (부활) | KBS2 as Seo Eun Ha (2005)
  • Great Expectations (위대한 유산) | KBS2 as Yoo Mi Rae (2006)
  • Wolf (늑대) | MBC / as Han Ji Soo (2006)
  • Super Rookie Ranger (무적의 낙하산요원) | SBS as Gong Ju Yeon (2006)
  • Yi San (이산 ) | MBC as Sung Song Yeon (2007)
  • Capital Scandal (경성스캔들) | KBS2 as Nah Yeo Kyung (2007)
  • Cain and Abel (카인과 아벨) | SBS as Oh Yeong Ji (2009)
  • Padam Padam (빠담빠담) | jTBC as Jung Ji Nah (2011)
  • Rooftop Prince (옥탑방 왕세자) | SBS as Park Ha / Boo Yong (2012)
  • Hyde, Jekyll, Me (하이드 지킬, 나) | SBS as Jang Ha Na (2015)
  • Jealousy Incarnate (질투의 화신) | network as Hwa Shin’s blind date (Ep. 11) (2016)
  • Dramaworld (드라마월드) Viki | as Herself (2016)
  • Familiar Wife (아는 와이프) | tvN as Seo Woo Jin (2018)
  • The Light in Your Eyes (눈이 부시게) | JTBC as Kim Hye Ja (young) (2019)
  • One Spring Night (봄밤 ) | MBC as Lee Jung In (2019)

Han Ji-min Movies

  • Miss Baek (미쓰백) as Baek Sang Ah (2018)
  • Default (국가부도의 날) as Lee Ah Reum (2018)
  • Keys to the Heart (그것만이 내 세상) as Ga Yool (2018)
  • Her Story (허스토리) as Hye Soo’s Ethics Teacher (2018)
  • Two Lights: Relumino (두개의 빛: 릴루미노) as Ahn Soo Yeong (2017)
  • The Age of Shadows (밀정) as Yeon Gye Soon (2016)
  • Salut D’Amour (장수상회) as Min Jung (2015)
  • The Fatal Encounter (역린 ) as Queen Jung Soon (King Jeong Jo’s stepmother) (2014)
  • The Plan Man (플랜맨) as Yoo So Jung (2014)
  • Detective K: Secret Of Virtuous Widow (조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀) as Han Gaek Ju (2011)
  • Cadaver (해부학 교실) as Seon Hwa (2007)
  • Blue Swallow (청연) as Lee Jung Hee (2005)

Han Ji-min Awards

  • 2005 KBS Drama Awards | Best New Actress (Resurrection)
  • 2005 KBS Drama Awards | Best Couple Award with Uhm Tae Woong (Resurrection)
  • 2007 MBC Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Actress (Yi San)
  • 2007 KBS Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Actress (Capital Scandal)
  • 2007 KBS Drama Awards | Best Couple Award with Kang Ji Hwan (Capital Scandal)
  • 2007 KBS Drama Awards | Netizen Award, Actress (Capital Scandal)
  • 2009 Ministry of Health and Welfare | Minister’s Commendation (N/A)
  • 2011 6th Asia Model Festival Awards | BBF Popular Star Award (N/A)
  • 2012 46th Taxpayer’s Day | 46th Taxpayer’s Day (N/A)
  • 2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards | Excellence Award, Actress (Padam Padam)
  • 2012 6th Mnet 20’s Choice Awards | 20’s Female Drama Star (Rooftop Prince)
  • 2012 7th Seoul International Drama Awards | Outstanding Korean Actress (Rooftop Prince)
  • 2012 5th Korea Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actress (Rooftop Prince)
  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special (Rooftop Prince)
  • 2012 Top 10 Stars | Best Couple Award with Park Yuchun (Rooftop Prince)
  • 2014 3rd KOPA & NIKON Press Photo Awards | Most Photogenic Actress (N/A)
  • 2015 35th Golden Cinema Festival |Best Supporting Actress (The Age of Shadows)
  • 2017 37th Golden Cinema Festival | Best Supporting Actress (The Age of Shadows)
  • 2017 Ministry of Health and Welfare | Happiness Sharing Award (N/A)
  • 2018 6th Marie Claire Asia Star Awards | Marie Claire Award (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 3rd London East Asia Film Festival | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 38th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 39th Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 5th Korean Film Producers Association Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 19th Women in Film Korea Festival | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2018 Cine 21 Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2019 10th KOFRA Film Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2019 19th Director’s Cut Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)
  • 2019 10th Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards | Prime Minister’s Commendation (N/A)
  • 2019 38th MBC Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Miniseries (One Spring Night)
  • 2020 56th Grand Bell Awards | Best Actress (Miss Baek)

Han Ji-min Net Worth

Han Ji-min has a net worth that is estimated to be $1.1 Million.

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