1. A Baeksang Award-Winning Performer
Due to her tremendous comedic skills in the show “Saturday Night Live Korea” she garnered the Best Female Performer of the Year in the recently held Baeksang Arts Award (aka the Oscars of South Korea) 2022. Also to mention, it was the first ever award she received since she stepped into the entertainment industry. How amazing is that? We cannot wait to see her bring home more recognition as she slays her current role as Dong Geurami in the well-loved series, Extraordinary Attorney Woo!
2. She went to Kookmin University
There is no surprise she took up theater in university. She also shares the same alma mater with other famous K-drama celebrities like Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Min Kyu, notable for their roles in the rom-com flick, Business Proposal.
3. She debuted in a high school fantasy-drama
Her first ever acting stint was in 2018 in the high school fantasy drama, Govengers. The following year she landed a main role in the web series, Best Mistake. Her role as Ahn Yoo Naa is adorned by the show’s fans which led her to gain bigger acting roles. The light drama web series lasted for three seasons.
4. Joo Hyun Young is a certified FURent
We got more reasons to adore her not only for the roles she plays on screen but her love for her pets. She shares on her Instagram account photos of her adorable fur friends from time to time. If you wanna see them go click this link.
Are you currently watching Extraordinary Attorney Woo? Which is your favorite scene of Dong Geurami(Joo Hyun Young) in the series? Let us know which scene of hers touched you or made you laugh. We would love to know them!