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Yoo-Jin is a South Korean actress and model. Yoo-Jin is a talented actress and has also won the MBC Drama Award for Best New Actress for her performance on ‘Delicious Proposal’.

Early Life and Childhood

Her full name is So Yu-jin. Her name in Hangul is written as ‘소유진’ and in Hanja is written as ‘蘇有珍’. She came to this world on August 11, 1981. She was born and also grew up in South Korea. Yoo-jin is 39 years old as of now and her birth sign is Leo. So Yu-jin attended Kaywon High School of Arts.

And, later, she was also enrolled in Dongguk University for Film and Digital Media. The information regarding his family background is missing. However, she lost her father the same day as her son’s birthday.


Caption: Yoo-Jin’s beautiful picture. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional life

Yu-jin is famous for recurring roles on a number of popular television dramas, including ‘Delicious Proposal’, ‘Rookie’, and ‘Fox and Cotton Candy.’ She debuted as an actress in the year 2000, appearing in the series ‘Virtue’. And then, she appeared in ‘Rookie’. In 2001, she starred in ‘Cool’.

Likewise, she has appeared in many drama series like ‘My Healing Love’, ‘Five Children’, ‘Potato Star 2013QR3’, ‘Pretty Man’, ‘Drama Special’, ‘Happy Ending’, ‘Golden Fish’, ‘Unstoppable High Kick!’, ‘Fox and Cotton Candy’, ‘Alone in Love’, ‘Banjun Drama’, and many more. Also in 2008, she was featured in ‘Between Raindrops’ musical theater.

Yu-Jin has appeared in many movies as well. In the year 2013, she starred in the movie ‘Mai Ratima’. She appeared in the 2011 movie ‘The Dinner’. She has starred in the movie ‘Break Away’ in the year 2010. Likewise, she was also seen in ‘Short! Short! Short! 2009: Show Me the Money’ in 2009. In 2009, she appeared in the short film ‘3 Colors Love Story’. She starred in the 2005 movie ‘The Rainy Day’. She also appeared in ‘2424’ and ‘Rundim’ in 2002 and 2001 respectively.

Besides movies and drama series, she has also starred in various variety shows. The shows that she appeared in are ‘The Return of Superman (2020)’, ‘We Will Channel You (2019)’, ‘Show! Audio Jockey (2019)’, ‘Wonderful Day (2012)’, ‘Section TV (2001-2002)’, Inkigayo (2001-2002)’, ‘Music Box (iTV, 2001)’, and ‘In Search of the Best (SBS, 2000)’.


Caption: Yoo-Jin behind the scene clicking a photo. Source: Instagram

Awards and Nominations

So Yoo-jin won the award for the category ‘ Excellence Award’ in MBC Entertainment Awards for her work in ‘Section TV’ and in MBC Drama Awards won the award for the category Best New Actress for her work in ‘Delicious Proposal’. In 2002, for her work in ‘Rival’, she won three awards in Paiksang Arts Awards, for the category ‘Most Popular Actress (TV)’, in SBS Drama Awards, for the category ‘Top 10 Stars’ and ‘Most Popular Actress’.

Similarly, in the 2013 ‘MBC Drama Awards’, she won the award ‘Excellence Award, Actress’ for her work in ‘The Bean Chaff of My Life, Good Person’. In the 2016 KBS Drama Awards, she won the award for ‘Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama’ for her work in ‘Five Enough.’ Likewise, in 2018 2018 MBC Drama Awards, she won the ‘Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama’ for her work in ‘My Healing Love’.

In the 2010 and 2012 MBC Drama Awards, she was nominated for the category ‘Excellence Award, Actress’ and ‘Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama’ for her work in ‘Golden Fish’ and ‘ Can’t Live Without You’ respectively.

Personal Life

Yoo-jin is a married woman and a mother of three kids. She married Paik Jong-won on January 19, 2013. Moreover, her husband, Paik Jong-won is the chef and CEO of 26 restaurant franchises with 169 branches across the country.

Yoo-jin welcomed their firstborn, son on April 9, 2014. Similarly, their second-born, daughter, was born on September 21, 2015. Likewise, they welcomed their third-born, daughter on February 8, 2018. The family lives happily together.


Caption: Yoo-Jin and her husband clicking a photo. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

So is a pretty and gorgeous woman. She is quite tall and stands 5 feet 6 inches or 1.72 m. She has a balancing and suitable weight in accordance with her height as well as body figure. So has a good and fine body figure. But, there are no details regarding her body stats.

However, she keeps her body physique quite healthy and fit by having healthy diet plans and also by fitness routines. Nevertheless, she has a set of dark brown eyes and her hair is of brown color.

Social Media and Net Worth

Yu-jin is active on some social media platforms. She is under the username ‘@yujin_so’ on Instagram. There, she has gathered over 882K followers. She is also active on Twitter with more than 81.4K followers.

Being a successful actress, she might have earned a handful amount of money. Her net worth as of 2021 is around $1 million – $5 million.

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