Cho Yeo-jeong (Jo Yeo-jeong) Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography – Wikipedia

Cho Yeo-jeong (also spelled Jo Yeo-jeong) is a South Korean actress and is internationally famous for her role as’ Mrs. Park ‘in the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” (2019).

Wikipedia/ Bio

Cho Yeo-jeong was born on Thursday, February 19, 1981 (39 years old; as in 2020) in Seoul, South Korea. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Cho Yeo-jeong as a child

Cho Yeo-jeong as a child

He studied at Bundang Daejin High School, Seongnam, South Korea.

Cho Yeo-jeong during her school days

Cho Yeo-jeong during her school days

He majored in theater arts at the Seoul campus of Dongguk University. He did his master’s degree in performing arts at the Seoul campus of Dongguk University.

Physical appearance

Height: 5 ′ 4 ″

Eye color: Brown

Hair color: Brown

Cho Yeo-jeong

Family and ethnicity

Not much is known about his family. She was the second of her parents’ four children. Her father and mother divorced for financial reasons, and Yeo-jeong and her siblings currently live with their mother.

Career

Agency

  • Didim 531 Entertainment (until 2013)
  • High entertainment (current)

In TV

In 1997, at the age of 16, she began her modeling career and appeared as the cover girl for CeCi Magazine. She appeared on the MBC children’s variety show ‘Ppo Ppo Ppo’ in 1997 as the youngest ‘Sister Ppomi’.

Ppo Ppo Ppo (1997)

Ppo Ppo Ppo (1997)

She has hosted shows like Fairyland Ggumdongsan (2001), Girls on Top – Season 2 (2010), and O’live Beauty On-Air (2011). She made her acting debut with the 1998 show “Three Men Three Women” in an uncredited role.

Three men and three women (1999)

Three men and three women (1999)

She appeared in very small roles in many K-dramas, You Don’t Know My Mind (1999), Roll of Thunder (2000), Jang Hee-bin (2002), South of the Sun (2003), Terms of Endearment (2004) ), So In Love (2006), War of Money: The Original (2008) and The Road Home (2009). In 2011, he appeared in a lead role in the K-drama “I Need Romance” as “Sunwoo In-young”.

I need romance (2011)

After that, she starred in many successful Korean series such as Lovers of Haeundae (2012), Divorce Lawyer in Love (2015), Love in the Moonlight (2016), Ms. Perfect (2017), Beautiful World (2019), and Woman. of 9.9 billion (2019). He has also participated in reality shows such as 21st Century Committee (2001), Soulmates (2003), We Got Married – Season 1 (2008), Fox’s Butler (2010), Law of the Jungle in Caribbean / Maya Jungle (2013), and Surfing House (2019).

Cho Yeo-jeong in a scene from Law of the Jungle in Caribbean-Maya Jungle (2013)

Cho Yeo-jeong in a scene from Law of the Jungle in Caribbean-Maya Jungle (2013)

In movies

He made his film debut with “A Perfect Match” (2002) as ‘Min-ah’.

A Perfect Couple (2002)

A Perfect Couple (2002)

She then went on to play the main character of ‘Yeon-hee’ in the movie “Vampire Cop Ricky” (2006). In 2010, she rose to fame with her role as an ambitious lower caste Joseon woman, ‘Chun-hyang’ in the film “The Servant.”

The Servant (2010)

The Servant (2010)

He has acted in several successful South Korean films, The Concubine (2012), The Target (2014), Casa Amor: Exclusive for Ladies (2015), and Parasite (2019).

Other works

In 2005, she performed in the musical theater “Grease” in which she played the title role of “Sandy”. She has written a book entitled ‘Healing Beauty’ which was published in 2013. The book focuses on Cho’s advice on health and beauty, and her acting career over the 16 years of her career.

Cho Yeo-jeong at the press conference about her book Healing Beauty

Cho Yeo-jeong at the press conference about her book Healing Beauty

Besides acting, she is also a good singer and sang the soundtrack of her drama “I Need Romance” (2011): “Aegyo (Charm)” along with Kim Jeong-hoon (actor and singer). She has also sung “Winter Story” from Eyagi Entertainment’s Christmas single in 2011. In 2019, she was seen in the music video for JY Park’s hit song “Fever.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IePbjLAUvf0

Awards and Achievements

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for the Film “Parasite” in 2020
    Cho Yeo-jeong at the Screen Actors Guild Award

    Cho Yeo-jeong at the Screen Actors Guild Award

  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actress for the film “Parasite” in 2019
  • Korea Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actress for the movie “Obsessed” in 2014
  • SBS Entertainment Awards- Popularity Award for the show “Law of the Jungle in Caribbean / Maya Jungle” in 2013
  • Style Icon Awards – SIAs Discovery in 2011

KBS Drama Awards

  • Excellence Award, Actress in a One Act Drama for “Babysitter” in 2016
    Cho Yeo-jeong giving her acceptance speech at the KBS Drama Awards

    Cho Yeo-jeong giving her acceptance speech at the KBS Drama Awards

  • Excellence Award, Actress in a medium-length drama “Perfect Wife” in 2017
  • Top Excellence Award, Best Actress for “Woman of 9.9 Billion” in 2019

Blue Dragon Movie Awards

  • Popular Star Award for the film “Servant” in 2010
    Cho Yeo-jeong with her Blue Dragon Film award

    Cho Yeo-jeong with her Blue Dragon Film award

  • Best Actress for the movie “Parasite” in 2019

Controversy

  • In 2013, when his contract with his agency, Didim 531, was expiring, he began to have contact with Spring Entertainment. Therefore, the Korea Entertainment Management Association prevented the actress from signing with Spring Entertainment and also banned Spring Entertainment from the association for two years. After his contract with Didim 531 expired, he signed with Neos Entertainment.
  • In 2018, she was involved in a controversy related to fraud allegations against her father. His father had borrowed a sum of 300 million won (1.77 million rupees) from Mr. A, who reportedly suffered financial damage due to the matter. Mr. A contacted Yeo-jeong’s agency High Entertainment to get in touch with Yeo-jeong. After the matter came to light in the media, High Entertainment issued an official statement apologizing to Mr. A for his father’s irresponsible action; promising to solve the matter as soon as possible. Later, Yeo-jeong met Mr. A, apologized to his family, and told him that he would return their money.

Firm

Cho Yeo-jeong's autograph

Cho Yeo-jeong’s autograph

Favourite things

  • Rap artist: Kang Hee-gun

Facts / Trivia

  • Cho Yeo-jeong likes to exercise, read, and cook.
    Cho Yeo-jeong's Exercise

    Cho Yeo-jeong’s Exercise

  • She is an animal lover and has a pet named Ang-yo.
    Cho Yeo-jeong with her pet

    Cho Yeo-jeong with her pet

  • She played the title role of ‘Mrs. Park ‘in the film Parasite (2019), which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019, and the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2020.
    Cho Yeo-jeong in a scene from Parasite (2019)

    Cho Yeo-jeong in a scene from Parasite (2019)

  • She is often seen drinking alcohol numerous times with her friends.
    Cho Yeo-jeong drinking alcohol

    Cho Yeo-jeong drinking alcohol

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