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Who Is HoYeon Jung? Player No. 067 In ‘Squid Game’

The Squid Game has emerged as another worldwide phenomenon on Netflix, and other than its gripping storyline. The actors are being praised all over the world for their impeccable performances. One of such actresses is HoYeon Jung.

The South Korean model not only did her acting debut with ‘Squid Game’ but has also risen to international fame in her first-ever on-screen role. The actress played the role of Kang Sae-byeok, giving life to player number 067. 

Who Is HoYeon Jung?

Born in Seoul, South Korea, HoYeon Jung is a South Korean model who graduated from Dongduk Women’s University and began her modeling career at 16. The actress appeared in Korea’s Next Top Model and walked on the Seoul Fashion Week show. The fourth season of the modeling reality show rose her to fame as she ranked second with a huge fan base.

The actress has had appearances in many major magazines, namely, Vogue Girl Korea, Nylon Korea, and ELLE Wedding. Her modeling career kicked off when she debuted internationally as a Louis Vuitton exclusive model in 2016. 

Also Read: Squid Game Season 2: Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk Reveals Plot And Details!

The Squid Game Journey

Without prior acting experience, it was pretty unbelievable for the actress when she bagged a role in Squid Game. In her conversation with Vogue, she said, 

“I was very happy to have landed a role and to be able to act. The idea of ​​meeting the audience through the screen still makes me nervous. I never dreamed that the show would become a worldwide sensation.”

Who Is HoYeon Jung’s Boyfriend?

According to the reports from the Korean press, the actress is in a relationship with fellow actor Lee Dong-hwi, known for his roles in SF8, Divorce Lawyer In Love, and Reply 1988. 

The two have not revealed any details regarding their relationship to the public, but it is known that the two started falling in love in 2016. The two actors keep their love life completely private. 

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