Son Ye-jin: profile, age, net worth, films, tv series, husband, instagram

Son Ye-jin (January 11, 1982) is a South Korean actress. She made her debut after summer Scent (2003) and Classic (2003), and April Snow (2005). Son gained popularity with her roles in Something in the Rain (2018), Crash Landing on You (2019–2020) and Thirty-Nine (2022). Son has also starred in films including My Wife Got Married (2008), The Pirates (2014), The Last Princess (2016) and The Negotiation (2018).

Son Ye-jin (January 11, 1982) is a South Korean actress. She made her debut after summer Scent (2003) and Classic (2003), and April Snow (2005). Son gained popularity with her roles in Something in the Rain (2018), Crash Landing on You (2019–2020) and Thirty-Nine (2022). Son has also starred in films including My Wife Got Married (2008), The Pirates (2014), The Last Princess (2016) and The Negotiation (2018).

Basic Information

Name:Son Ye-jin
Date Of Birth:11 January 1982 (age 40)
Age:40 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea
Zodiac Sign:Capricorn
Blood Type:A
Years Active:1999 – Present
Weight:45 kg (100 lbs)
Height:5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Marital Status:Hyun Bin (m.2022)
Husband:Hyun Bin
Education:Seoul Institute of the Arts – Film
Net Worth:$25 Million

Early Life and Education

Son Ye-jin born January 11, 1982 in Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea. She studied at Seoul Institute of the Arts and she majoured in film.


Son Ye-jin was the voice of Jung Mi-jo in Park Ki-hyung’s film Secret Tears in 2000. Her first role was in drama “Delicious Proposal”, and Great Ambition. Son made her debut after starrind in Lovers’ Concerto, The Classic in 2003. Later the year she was cast in drama Summer Scent. In 2004, Son appeared in a film A Moment to Remember, she then starred in April Snow with superstar Bae Yong-joon.

Son Ye-jin starred in Alone in Love which made her the highest paid actress. She was cast in The Art of Seduction as con artist, and starred in Spotlight. Son then appeared in My Wife Got Married, she later starred in a film Spellbound and the romantic comedy series Personal Taste.

Son Ye-jin starred in The Tower in 2012, and later she was cast in the revenge drama Shark in 2013. Son was cast in a film Blood and Ties. In 2014, she reunited with Shark costar Kim Nam-gil in film The Pirates. She then appeared in Bad Guys Always Die opposite Taiwanese actor Chen Bolin.

Son Ye-jin was cast with My Wife Got Married co-star Kim Joo-hyuk in The Truth Beneath. She starred in a film The Last Princess as Princess Deokhye. In 2018, Son played in the romance film Be with You alongside So Ji-sub. Later the same year, she returned to television with JTBC’s romance drama Something in the Rain.

Son Ye-jin starred in The Negotiation alongside Hyun Bin. In 2019 she reunited with Hyun Bin in romance drama Crash Landing on You as a rich heiress who falls in love with a North Korean commission officer. Son

Son Ye-jin is working on Hollywood debut in 2022, The Cross opposite Sam Worthington in filmmaker Andrew Niccol.

Personal Life

It was confirmed on January 1, 2021 that Son Ye-jin has been in a relationship with her co-star Hyun Bin in Crash Landing on You (2019–2020) and The Negotiation (2018). The couple announced their engagement via their social media accounts.

On March 31, 2022, Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin got married in private ceremony in the presence of their parents and friends of both families.

Son Ye-jin is included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 for three consecutive years 2019–2021.


Son Ye-jin donated ₩200 million on March 8, 2022, to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to help those who affected by the massive wildfire that began in Uljin, Gyeongbuk, Samcheok and Gangwon.

Son Ye-jin donated ₩100 million on February 27, 2020, to Community Chest of Korea in Daegu to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Daegu is Son’s hometown.


  • 2018 – The Negotiation | as Ha Chae-Yoon
  • 2018 – Be with You | 2018 Soo-A
  • 2016 – The Truth Beneath | as Kim Yeon-Hong
  • 2015 – Bad Guys Always Die | as Ji-Yun
  • 2016 – The Last Princess | as Princess Deokhye
  • 2014 – The Pirates | as Yeo-Wol (pirate)
  • 2013 – Blood and Ties | as Da-Eun
  • 2012 – The Tower | as Seo Yun-Hee
  • 2011 – Spellbound | as Kang Yeo-Ri
  • 2009 – White Night | as Mi-Ho
  • 2008 – Open City | as Baek Jang-Mi
  • 2008 – My Wife Got Married | as Joo In-A
  • 2006 – Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox | as Yobi
  • 2005 – April Snow | as Seo-Young
  • 2005 – Art of Seduction | as Han Ji-Won
  • 2004 – A Moment to Remember | as Su-Jin
  • 2003 – Classic (2003) – Ji-Hye/Ju-Hee
  • 2003 – Crazy First Love | as Il-mae Ju
  • 2002 – Painted Fire | as So-woon
  • 2002 – Lover’s Concerto | as Soo-In
  • 2000 – Secret Tears | as Jung Mi-jo

K-drama Series

  • 2022 – Thirty Nine | JTBC / as Cha Mi-Jo
  • 2020 – Crash Landing on You | tvN / as Yoon Se-Ri
  • 2018 – Something in the Rain | JTBC / as Yoon Jin-A
  • 2013 – Don’t Look Back : The Legend of Orpheus | KBS2 / as Jo Hae-Woo
  • 2010 – Secret Garden | SBS / as herself
  • 2010 – Personal Taste | MBC / as Park Gae-In
  • 2008 – Spotlight | MBC / as Seo Woo-jin
  • 2006 – Alone in Love | SBS / as Yoo Eun-Ho
  • 2003 – Scent of Summer | KBS / as Shim Hye-Won
  • 2002-2003 – Great Ambition | SBS / as Choi Dong-Hee
  • 2001 – Sun-hee and Jin-hee | MBC / as Shim Sun-hee
  • 2001 – Delicious Proposal | MBC / as Jang Hee-Ae

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2021APAN Star AwardsKT Seezn Star AwardCrash Landing on YouWon
2021APAN Star AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesCrash Landing on YouNominated
2020Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Television)Crash Landing on YouNominated
2020Seoul International Drama AwardsOutstanding Korean ActressCrash Landing on YouWon
2020Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular ActressCrash Landing on YouWon
2018The Seoul AwardsBest Actress (Drama)Something in the RainNominated
2018Seoul International Drama AwardsOutstanding Korean ActressSomething in the RainWon
2018The Seoul AwardsBest Actress (Film)Be with YouWon
2018APAN Star AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Something in the RainNominated
2018Elle Style AwardsSuper Icon (Female)Son Ye-jinWon
2018The Seoul AwardsPopularity Award (Film)Be with YouWon
2018Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)Be with YouNominated
2017Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressThe Truth BeneathWon
2017Asian Film AwardsBest ActressThe Last PrincessNominated
2017Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)The Last PrincessWon
2017KOFRA Film AwardsBest ActressThe Last PrincessWon
2016Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsBest ActressThe Truth BeneathWon
2016Buil Film AwardsBest ActressThe Truth BeneathWon
2016Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardThe Last PrincessWon
2016Busan Film Critics AwardsBest ActressThe Truth BeneathWon
2016Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressThe Last PrincessNominated
2016Korean Film Producers Association AwardsBest ActressThe Last Princess, The Truth BeneathWon
2016Women in Film Korea AwardsBest ActressThe Truth BeneathWon
2016Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressThe Last PrincessWon
2015KOPA & NIKON Press Photo AwardsMost Photogenic ActressSon Ye-jinWon
2015Max Movie AwardsBest ActressThe PiratesNominated
2015Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)The PiratesNominated
2014Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressBlood and TiesNominated
2014Korea Film Actors Association AwardsKorean Top StarThe PiratesWon
2014Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressThe PiratesWon
2014Bucheon International Fantastic Film FestivalProducer’s Choice AwardSon Ye-jinWon
2013KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length DramaSharkNominated
2013KBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award (Actress)SharkNominated
2012Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)SpellboundNominated
2010Asia-Pacific Producer’s Network (APN) AwardsAward for Figure in Asian FilmSon Ye-jinWon
2010Baeksang Arts AwardsInStyle AwardSon Ye-jinWon
2010Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardWhite NightWon
2010Seoul Arts & Culture AwardsBest ActressWhite NightWon
2009Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)My Wife Got MarriedWon
2009Buil Film AwardsBest ActressMy Wife Got MarriedNominated
2009Asian Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressMy Wife Got MarriedNominated
2008Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressMy Wife Got MarriedWon
2008Korea Fashion & Design AwardsFashion Icon AwardSon Ye-jinWon
2008Style Icon AwardsFun Fearless FemaleSon Ye-jinWon
2008Korean Film AwardsBest ActressMy Wife Got MarriedNominated
2008Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Couple AwardSon Ye-jin with Kim Joo-hyuk
(My Wife Got Married)
2008Korea Jewelry AwardsDiamond AwardSon Ye-jinWon
2008Style Icon AwardsStyle Icon – ActressSon Ye-jinWon
2008University Film Festival of KoreaBest ActressMy Wife Got MarriedWon
2008Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardMy Wife Got MarriedWon
2007Korea Best Dresser AwardsBest Dressed (Female Movie Star)Son Ye-jinWon
2007Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Television)Alone in LoveWon
2007Asia Model Festival AwardsModel Star AwardSon Ye-jinWon
2006Asia Pacific Film FestivalBest ActressApril SnowWon
2006China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film FestivalBest Actress in a Foreign FilmA Moment to RememberWon
SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsAlone in LoveWon
2006Korea International Jewelry & Watch FairBest Jewelry LadySon Ye-jinWon
2006SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressAlone in LoveWon
2005Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressApril SnowNominated
2005Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressApril SnowNominated
2004Moscow International Love Film FestivalBest Couple AwardSon Ye-jin with Cho Seung-woo
(The Classic)
2003Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActressThe ClassicWon
2003Korean Film AwardsBest New ActressThe ClassicNominated
2003KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award (Actress)Summer ScentNominated
2003Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actress (Film)The ClassicWon
2003Grand Bell AwardsPopularity AwardThe ClassicWon
2003Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardThe ClassicWon
2002Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsBest New ActressLovers’ ConcertoWon
2002Korean Film AwardsBest New ActressLovers’ ConcertoNominated
2002Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActressLovers’ ConcertoNominated
2001MBC Drama AwardsBest New ActressDelicious ProposalWon

Net Worth

Son Ye-jin has a net worth that is estimated to be $25 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the husband of Son Ye-jin?

Hyun Bin is the husband of Son Ye-jin.

What is the relationship of Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin?

Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin are a married couple (husband and wife), given the fact that they got married on March 31, 2022.


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