1. She Speaks Chinese!
Although Kim Go Eun was born in Seoul, her family moved to Beijing, China when she was three. She spent 10 years there becoming fluent in Mandarin! Here's clip of her speaking Chinese!
2. Natural Talent at Acting
At 21, Kim Go Eun was cast in A Muse (Eungyo 2012) without ever appearing in a film or TV drama! The casting director described "Her facial expressions in the last few scenes of the film are strikingly different from the ones in the beginning. I wanted to capture the moments when she realizes how precious she is to herself and to others," adding that she showed off qualities that can only be found in someone who is unaware of her own beauty and what she is capable of."
From then on, she has won numerous Best New Actress Awards including her role in Cheese in The Trap 2016.
3. Fashion Ambassador
In 2019, Kim Go Eun was named Chanel Ambassador for South Korea! She was also selected to be one of the seven faces of Chanel's "J12 Turns 20" in 2020. When asked about her perks as a Chanel ambassador, Kim responded, "I don’t get any discount. They exchange part of the pay for something like vouchers. They send me presents on my birthday. They once sent me earrings, and most recently, I received a ring."
"I don't get a discount."
- Kim Go Eun about being a Chanel Ambassador
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