Queen of Ambition

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Queen of Ambition


  • Title: 야왕 / Yawang
  • Also known as: Night King / Wild King / King of Ambition
  • Genre: Melodrama, romance, political
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Jan-14 to 2013-Apr-02
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday Night 21:55
  • Original Soundtrack: Queen of Ambition OST


A melodrama about a greedy woman who wishes to shake off her poverty and become First Lady, and a man who can do anything for her. The two venture forth into lethal love, betrayal, unstoppable greed, conspiracy and salvation.

Da Hae (Soo Ae) is a woman who will do everything to come out of poverty, even if that includes betraying her dedicated husband (Kwon Sang Woo), who has been sacrificing himself doing low jobs to pay for her schooling, abandoning her daughter, hiding murders, and lying about herself to get important positions, to eventually become the First Lady.

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Production Credits


  • Queen of Ambition is based on the 24-volume animation book series of the same name from the third part of the Daemul series by Park In Kwon.[1][2]


2013 2nd Daejeon Drama Festival - APAN Star Awards
2013 8th Seoul International Drama Awards
  • Outstanding Korean Drama
  • People's Choice Award (Korea) (Jung Yoon Ho)
2013 26th Grimae Awards
  • Outstanding Works

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