Ok Ja-yeon

Ok Ja-yeon - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On February 7, 2023

Ok Ja-yeon is a popular South Korean actress and model. Moreover, Ok Ja-yeon is known for portraying Baek Hyang Hee in the action fantasy horror tv series ‘The Uncanny Counter’ (2020 – 2021).

Early Life

Ok Ja-yeon was born on the 19th of December 1988, in Suncheon, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. As of 2022, her age is 34 years old and holds South Korean nationality. In addition, she has a zodiac sign of Sagittarius and believes in Christianity.

Talking about her parents, she has not shared anything related to it, but her parents are teachers by profession.

Educational Career

Talking about her educational career, she described herself as not studious in her younger years. But due to the influence of her friend in middle school, she started taking her studies seriously.

During her middle school time, she was also a member of the theater but had no desire of becoming an actress during that time.

In her early years, she had the desire to become a lawyer and planned to study law for her undergraduate degree, but her grades did not meet the admission requirement of Seoul National University for the said degree.

Moreover, due to her interest in arts, she then decided to major in aesthetics and planned to pursue law later.

During her third year of university, Ok watched the play Snow In March and was moved by the performance of actor Jang Min-ho. This girl cited it as the reason why her love for theater and acting grew and her dream of becoming an actress was born.

Ok Ja-yeon – Net Worth 2023

Being a South-Korean actress, she earned a decent sum of money through her profession. As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million which she mainly earned through her acting career.

Professional Career

Talking about her professional career, Ok Ja-yeon made her acting debut in the theater play Guest in 2012. Additionally, she played minor and supporting roles in several stage plays, films, and TV dramas for almost 10 years.

She has done cameo appearances and supporting roles in movies like; The Age of Shadows (2016), Because I Love You (2017), Burning (2018), Miss & Mrs. Cops (2018), and The Beast (2019).

After doing minor and supporting roles in movies, she finally got her breakthrough or main role in the 2019 movie ‘ The Snob’ where she portrayed the role of Tak So-Young. After that, in 2021, she has done main roles in movies such as ‘The Very Rose’ as Yoon Jeong, ‘The Archeology of Love’ as Yeon-sil, ‘Save the Cat’ as Young-woo, and ‘Ghost Image.’

In 2022, she played the role of a Doctor in the South-Korean science fantasy action movie, Alienoid. Besides appearing on the big screen, she has also appeared in television dramas.

In 2017, she made her debut appearance in the television series ‘ Two Cops’ in a supporting role and portraying the role of Jin Soo-ah. ‘Bad Guys: City of Evil’ (2017), ‘Wok of Love’ (2018), ‘Different Dreams’ (2019), and ‘The Uncanny Counter’ (2020) are some of her television appearances.

Ok Ja-yeon

Caption: Ok Ja-yeon in the South Korean series, Under the Queen’s Umbrella (Source: Instagram)

Later, she appeared in her first main role in the TV series ‘Mine’ which became a hit, and Ok gained recognition for her villain character. She received a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards for her performance.

Recently in 2022, she appeared in the South Korean series ‘Big Mouth’ as Hyun Ju-hee and ‘Under the Queen’s Umbrella’ as Royal Consort Gwi-in Hwang, both as supporting roles.


As an actress, she has won a couple of awards during her acting career. In 2022, she won Best Actress for her work on the movie The Archeology of Love, at Jeonju International Film Festival.

Similarly, she again earned the Best Actress for the same movie at Singapore International Film Festival. And, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress – Television in the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards.

Relationship Status

Coming toward her personal life, Ok Ja-yeon seems to unmarry and single at the moment. The Korean actress has not shared anything related to her personal life and her past relationship in public.

Looking at her, she is mainly focused on her career at the moment. Similarly, this actress has not been involved in controversy and stays far from such a thing and is focused on her acting career.

Body Measurements

This South-Korean actress stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs average. Moreover, she has long dark black hair with brown eyes color.  And there is no more information available related to this actress’s other body stats.

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Caption: Ok Ja-yeon posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Ok Ja-yeon – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@okjayeon’ there are more than 94K followers. Besides this, this South Korean actress is not active on Facebook and Twitter.