Squid Game’s Rebel Contestant No. 067: Get to Know HoYeon Jung, the Korean Model Who Makes Everyone Fall In Love!
The entire internet is talking about HoYeon Jung, who is recently known for her TV series Squid Game on Netflix! Who is HoYeon Jung, who managed to show herself with her pure beauty and acting talent, what she does, what are the other projects she is involved in… All the answers are here!
You must have heard of Squid Game, which has had a great impact since its release on September 17 all over the world.
While the series received praise from different circles, the awareness of some of the actors in the series increased tremendously. Chief among these players is HoYeon Jung, contestant number 067!
Forget that unruly, worn-out looking rebel girl from the show completely. Because in real life, Jung has nothing to do with that girl!
Who is HoYeon Jung?
Born on June 23, 1994 in South Korea, Jung started her modeling career at the age of 16. She became known as one of Korea’s top models by placing 2nd in a contest on modeling in Korea.
Her international modeling career started with the Louis Vuitton fashion show in 2016.
After this success, her career has been on the rise. She had the opportunity to work with important brands such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Fendi and Moschino.
What set her apart from the rest in her modeling career was her red hair. 🔥
Although she dyed her hair brown and cut it short for the series, she used red hair while modeling because her name was difficult to pronounce. Her red hair had kind of become her signature.
You might be surprised, but Squid Game is her first acting experience! 😱
In fact, Jung was at New York Fashion Week when he was asked to record and send a video for the drama audition. It was a pretty busy process, so she spent all her time reading the script, except when she was eating.
To do justice to the role, she watched documentaries about North Korean refugees and worked with a teacher for the North Korean accent.
She said that she was able to internalize her character as an asylum seeker immediately because she felt lonely when she started modeling abroad.
She’s one of Korea’s top models.
Jung was brought into the world in Seoul, South Korea, in June 1994, and began demonstrating at age 16. In 2013, she was the sprinter up on Season 4 of the unscripted TV drama Korea’s Next Top Model. She made her worldwide displaying debut as a restrictive model for Louis Vuitton in 2016. From that point forward she’s had a fruitful profession, strolling runways for design houses including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prabal Gurung, Jeremy Scott, and Roberto Cavalli. She has likewise graced the front of Vogue Korea, Vogue Japan, CR Fashion Book, and Harper’s BAZAAR Korea.
She says that she’s basically the same as Kang Sae-byeok.
Jung additionally let W Korea know how she ready for her Squid Game job, a displaced person from North Korea. “I watched a great deal of narratives about North Korean turncoats. I likewise working on talking in a North Korean articulation with an instructor, and concentrated on a great deal.”
She proceeded, “More than anything, I think I had the option to acknowledge [the character] Sae-byeok with no large troubles since I am like her. In 2016, I passed on Korea to additional my demonstrating vocation abroad, and I invested a great deal of energy alone. At that point, the feeling that I felt the most was ‘forlornness’… That sensation of dejection while attempting to endure and live isn’t too unique.”
She’s old buddies with Jennie from BLACKPINK.
However we don’t have a clue when they met, Jung and Jennie regularly support one another and share silly selfies via web-based media. In a theatrical presentation cut with the Squid Game cast, Lee Jung-jae uncovered that Jennie even visited the set and sent an espresso truck on the side of Jung. Additionally, Lee wound up looking at the gathering’s Netflix doc BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky and turning into a fan.
Squid Game’s Jung Ho-yeon now second most-followed Korean entertainer on Instagram
Korean entertainer Jung Ho-yeon knows firsthand exactly how much as a mainstream society wonder the Netflix hit, Squid Game, is.
Jung, who plays North Korean deserter Kang Sae-byeok (or #67) in the series, had only 400,000 devotees on Instagram before the show circulated on Sep 17.
Quick forward to Oct 4 and she currently flaunts 12.6 million adherents.
She’s slung over another well known K-show entertainer, Song Hye-kyo, for the honor of being the second most followed Korean entertainer on Instagram, as per Soompi. Melody has 12 million adherents.
The best position has a place with Lee Sung-hyung, who has 12.9 million devotees. Nonetheless, given Jung’s rising distinction and the show’s notoriety all throughout the planet, this may change in only a couple of days.
It’s not just the plot that captivates her millions of followers, but also the cast that knows how to play every role skillfully. Among them, Gong Yoo, Lee Jung-jae, Parl Hae-soo stand out as the most experienced, while HoYeon Jung is among the most rookies yet talented.