Ha Ji-won


Quick Facts

First Name Ji-Won
Last Name Ha
Full Name at Birth Jeon Hae-rim
Alternative Name Ha Ji-won, 하지원, 전해림, Jiwon Ha
Age 42 years
Birthday 21st February, 1978
Birthplace Seoul, South Korea
Height 5′ 5¾” (167 cm)
Weight 101lbs (46 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality South Korean
High School Girls High School Young Shin (Suwon)
University Department of Drama and Film, Dankook University
Occupation Text Actress, Model
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Ha Ji Won is one of the most popular Korean actress that made name and fame with both big screen movies and TV dramas.
Year(s) Active 1996 – present, 1996–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Wellmade STARM (웰메이드스타엠)
Brand Endorsement Bob kaeseuldyu Crystal Awards, Career Chamisul (2008), Olay (2010), Crocodile Lady (2010), Binggrae Red Face (2011)
Brother Tae-soo Jeon (brother) (actor)

Ha Ji-won, sometimes known as Jeon Hae-rim (born 28 June 1978), is a South Korean actress.

Early Life and Childhood Development

One of South Korea’s most popular and critically acclaimed actresses, she has acted in a number of films and television shows. She is particularly renowned for her versatility in playing characters in a variety of genres, including action, comedy, horror, drama, sports, and medicine.

Ha Ji-won is a South Korean actress, writer, and fashion designer who has established her acting prowess in a variety of roles on television and in movies, including those of Lee Soo-jung in What Happened in Bali, Ki Seung Nyang in Empress Ki, Hwang Jini in Hwang Jini, Kim Hang-ah in The King 2 Hearts, Gil Ra-im in Secret Garden, Lee Ji-soo in Closer to Heaven, and Oh Ha-na in With more than 2 million Instagram followers, 200k Facebook fans, and 120k Twitter followers, she has also amassed a sizable social media fan base.

Education

Ha Ji-won studied at Dankook University and received a Bachelor of Film and Television degree (BFTV).

Professional Life

She made her debut as a vocal musician in 2003. Psy, a pop star who released the well-known “Gangnam Style” single, contributes extra vocals to the album Home Run.

Salary and Networth

Her net worth, according to Celebnetworth, is around $500 million USD.

Manager

Ha Ji-won is represented by –

  • Wellmade STARM
  • Haewadal Entertainment
  • United Talent Agency
  • BM+ Entertainment
  • Invincible Plan (China)

Distinctive Features

  • Often sports short hair
  • High cheekbones

Personal Life

She dated Ji Chang-wook.

Ha Ji-won Filmography, Movies

Year Title Role
2000 Truth Game Han Da-hye
2000 Nightmare Eun-joo / Kyung-ah
2000 Ditto Seo Hyun-ji
2002 Phone Seo Ji-won
2002 Sex Is Zero Eun-hyo
2003 Reversal of Fortune Han Ji-young
2004 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant Kang Ha-young
2004 Love, So Divine Yang Bong-hie
2005 All for Love Cameo
2005 Daddy-Long-Legs Cha Young-mi
2005 Duelist Detective Namsoon
2007 Miracle on 1st Street Myung-ran
2007 Sex Is Zero 2 Eun-hyo (Cameo)
2008 Miracle of a Giving Fool Ji-ho
2008 His Last Gift Hye-young (Cameo)
2009 Tidal Wave Kang Yeon-hee
2009 Closer to Heaven Lee Ji-soo
2011 Sector 7 Cha Hae-joon
2012 As One Hyun Jung-hwa
2014 The Huntresses Jin-ok
2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant Heo Ok-ran
2016 Life Risking Romance Han Je-in
2017 Manhunt Rain
2020 Collateral Seung-yi
2021 Bigwang Na-Mi

Music Video Appearances

Year Song Artist
2010 “Love Story” Rain
2015 “Daddy” – cameo PSY

TV Series, TV Shows, Dramas

Year Title Role Network
1997 New Generation Report: Adults Don’t Understand Us a student KBS2
1998 Dragon’s Tears Na-in KBS2
1999 Dangerous Lullaby Young-eun KBS2
1999 School 2 Jang Se-jin KBS2
2000 Secret Lee Ji-eun MBC
2001 Life is Beautiful Yoo Hee-jung KBS2
2002 Sunshine Hunting Park Tae-kyong KBS2
2003 Damo Jang Chae-ok (Jang Jae-hee) MBC
2004 What Happened in Bali Lee Soo-jung SBS
2005 Fashion 70’s Cameo SBS
2006 Hwang Jini Hwang Jini KBS2
2010-2011 Secret Garden Gil Ra-im SBS
2012 The King 2 Hearts Kim Hang-ah MBC
2013–2014 Empress Ki Ki Seung Nyang MBC
2015 The Time We Were Not in Love Oh Ha-na SBS
2017 Hospital Ship Song Eun-jae MBC
2019–2020 Chocolate Moon Cha-yeong JTBC

Hosting Shows

Year Title Network
2002-2003 TV Entertainment Tonight SBS
2015 Go Go with Sister OnStyle
2018 Galileo: Awakened Universe tvN
2020 House on Wheels Ep. 11 & 12 tvN

Bibliography

Year Title Type
2012 At This Moment Memoir
2015 Ha Ji-won’s Secret Photo Book

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2000 37th Grand Bell Awards Best Actress Truth Game Nominated
2000 37th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Truth Game Won
2000 1st Busan Film Critics Awards Best New Actress Ditto Won
2000 21st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Ditto Won
2000 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Secret Won
2001 37th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Secret Won
2001 24th Golden Cinematography Awards Popularity Award Truth Game Won
2002 23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Leading Actress Phone Nominated
2002 3rd Korea Visual Arts Festival Photogenic Award Sex Is Zero Won
2003 39th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actress (Film) Sex Is Zero Won
2003 MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Damo Nominated
2003 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, actress Damo Won
2003 MBC Drama Awards Popularity Award Damo Won
2003 MBC Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Lee Seo-jin Damo Won
2004 40th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV) What Happened in Bali Won
2004 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, actress What Happened in Bali Won
2004 SBS Drama Awards Top 10 Stars What Happened in Bali Won
2005 26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Popularity Award Duelist Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Hwang Jini Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, actress Hwang Jini Nominated
2006 KBS Drama Awards Netizen Popularity Award Hwang Jini Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Jang Keun-suk Hwang Jini Won
2007 34th Korean Broadcasting Awards Best Actress Hwang Jini Won
2007 BNT 32nd Golden Chest International TV Festival Best Actress Hwang Jini Won
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV) Hwang Jini Nominated
2007 28th Korea Dance Association Seoul Dance Festival Beautiful Mind Award Hwang Jini Won
2008 3rd Asia Model Festival Awards Popular Star Award N/A Won
2009 Estee Lauder Star of the Year Award N/A Won}
2009 2nd Style Icon Asia Actress of the Year N/A Won
2009 2nd Style Icon Asia Fun Fearless Female N/A Won
2009 3rd Mnet 20’s Choice Awards HOT Movie Star (Female) Haeundae Won
2009 5th Korean University Films Festival Best Actress Haeundae Won
2009 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Leading Actress Closer to Heaven Won
2009 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Popularity Award Closer to Heaven Won
2009 9th Korea Youth Film Festival Favorite Film Actress Closer to Heaven Won
2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film) Closer to Heaven Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special Secret Garden Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards Netizen Popularity Award Secret Garden Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Hyun Bin Secret Garden Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards Top 10 Stars Secret Garden Won
2011 47th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV) Secret Garden Nominated
2011 4th Korea Drama Awards Best Actress Secret Garden Nominated
2011 24th Grimae Awards Best Actress Secret Garden Won
2012 16th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Producer’s Choice N/A Won
2012 7th Seoul International Drama Awards Best Actress The King 2 Hearts Nominated
2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards Top Excellence Award, actress The King 2 Hearts Nominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries The King 2 Hearts Nominated
2012 12th Korea Youth Film Festival Favorite Film Actress As One Won
2013 MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Empress Ki Won
2013 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama Empress Ki Nominated
2013 MBC Drama Awards PD Award Empress Ki Won
2013 MBC Drama Awards Popularity Award, actress Empress Ki Won
2014 9th Seoul International Drama Awards Best Actress Empress Ki Nominated
2015 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries The Time We Were Not in Love Nominated
2016 8th Style Icon Asia Style Icon N/A Won
2017 MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Hospital Ship Nominated
2017 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Hospital Ship Won

Social Activities and Ambassadorship

Year Event Title Country
2002 Puchon Film Festival PiFan Lady South Korea
2008–present New Zealand’s Cultural Ambassador to Korea New Zealand
2012 2012 Summer Olympics Honorary Coach South Korea
2014 National Tax Service Promotional Ambassador (with Gong Yoo) South Korea
2014 Cartier Muse South Korea, Taiwan
2014–present Operation Smile Smile International Ambassador Worldwide
2015–present Hanbok Day Hanbok Ambassador South Korea
2015–present Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards Piaget Altiplano Ambassador Taiwan
2016–present Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2016 Honorary Ambassador (with Winner) China

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