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 39)
  • 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: BS Company & Creative Artists Agency

About Han Chae Young[edit]

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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