If you’ve missed South Korean actress Son Ye-jin from the hit Korean drama Crash Landing on You, there might be a possibility that you’ll next catch the actress, who just turned 41 on 11 January on the big screen in a Hollywood movie, The Cross.
When Crash Landing on You released its very first episode on Netflix in late December 2019, no one had any idea that it’d be the absolute hit that it is today. Fans from all around the world followed the lives of two star-crossed lovers, South Korean heiress Yoon Se-ri and North Korean army officer Ri Jeong-hyeok (played by her now-husband, Hyun Bin) and watched their love story unfold over the 16 episodes that were aired.
The romantic drama became so critically acclaimed that it was the second highest-rated K-drama in cable television history, beating out other popular K-dramas like Mr. Sunshine and 100 Days My Prince.
When the show started gaining traction in early 2020, fans became even more interested in the life of the lead actress, Son Ye-jin. Some had seen her work in past K-dramas before, while others saw her as a fresh face in the industry.
Recently, Son Ye-jin and Kim Hyun Bin also welcomed their child, a baby boy, on November 27, after the two tied the knot in March last year.
So in celebration of her birthday, we’ve rounded up a few things you might not know about this South Korean actress. To find out more about her, keep on scrolling.