Han Chae Young

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Han Chae Young


  • Name: 한채영 / Han Chae Young (Han Chae Yeong)
  • Real name: 김지영 / Kim Ji Young (Gim Ji Yeong)
  • English name: Rachel Han
  • Chinese name: 韩彩英 / Han Cai Ying
  • Profession: Actress and model
  • Birthdate: 1980-Sep-13 (age 43)
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • Height: 172cm
  • Weight: 47kg
  • Blood type: A
  • Family: Husband/former actor/businessman Choi Dong Jun (최동준) and son (b. 2013-Aug-28)
  • Talent agency: Blade Entertainment

About Han Chae Young

Kim Ji Young was born on 13 September 1980 in South Korea but her family soon migrated to the United States and she spent her growing up years in a Chicago suburb and is aptly named the "Barbie Doll" of Korea. During one of her visits to Korea, she was reportedly discovered by a famed Korean comedian who suggested that she put her college plans on hold and try acting. Taking on the stage name Han Chae-young, she made her acting debut in 2000 through horror film The Record.

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  • 2011 China Entertainment Television: Top 10 Asian Stars Award
  • 2011 Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards: 2011's Most Stylish Actress
  • 2011 China Trend Awards: Shining Artist Award
  • 2011 TV Drama Awards Made in China: Best Online Popularity Award
  • 2010 Asia Model Festival Awards: Model Star Award
  • 2009 Andre Kim Best Star Awards: Female Star Award
  • 2008 Asia Model Festival Awards: Model Star Award
  • 2007 Korea Best Dresser of the Year Awards: Awardee
  • 2005 KBS Drama Awards:


  • Education: Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Dongguk University (B.A Theater and Film)
  • Languages: Korean, English, and Mandarin
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • She was born in Daegu, South Korea, but grew up in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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