Song Ji Hyo

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Song Ji Hyo


  • Name: 송지효 / Song Ji Hyo
  • Real name: 천성임 / Chun Sung Im (Cheon Seong Im)
  • Profession: Actress and model
  • Birthdate: 1981-Aug-15 (age 37)
  • Birthplace: Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • Height: 168cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Star sign: Leo
  • Blood type: A
  • Family: Younger sister and younger brother, actor Chun Sung Moon (천성문)
  • Talent agency: My Company


Actress Song Ji Hyo was born as Cheon Seong Im on August 15, 1981, in Pohang, North Gyeongsang. Her mother was a South Korean national swimmer representative. She has a younger sister and a younger brother, Cheon Seong Moon. As for her studies, she first attended the Daerim Elementary school, then Hwagye Middle School, and later went to Ilsan Convention High school. Song finished her graduate degree in tax accounting from Kyungmoon University. She has revealed that she used to receive many business cards from scout recruiters in her youth, but, since she hadn't thought about becoming an actress, she would receive the cards and throw them away. However, she would eventually dream of becoming an actress after watching Park Shin Yang in the 1998 South Korean film, Promise. The now famous actress would eventually be cast while working on a part-time job in a café during her university days.

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  • Pajama Friends (2018) Main Host
  • Song Ji Hyo's Beauty View (2017) Main Host
  • My Little Old Boy (2016) Guest (Ep. 79-80)
  • Abnormal Summit: Season 2 (2016) Guest (Ep. 121)
  • We Are In Love: Season 2 (2016) Regular member
  • Knowing Bros (2015) Guest (Ep. 120)
  • Keep Running: Season 1 (2014) Guest (Ep. 5)
  • Running Man (2010) Main Host
  • Family Outing: Season 1(2008) Guest (Ep. 58-59)


  • 2017 Mapo Tac Office: Model Taxpayer Award
  • 2016 Sina Weibo Night Awards: Best Transboundary Female Artist
  • 2015 SBS Entertainment Awards: Female High Excellence Award (Running Man)
  • 2015 3rd Annual DramaFever Awards: Best Actress of the Year (Emergency Couple)
  • 2014 2nd Annual DramaFever Awards: Best Kiss (Running Man)
  • 2013 SBS Entertainment Awards: Female High Excellence Award (Running Man)
  • 2013 SBS Entertainment Awards: Viewer’s Most Popular Award (Running Man)
  • 2011 MBC Drama Awards: PD Award (Gye Baek)
  • 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards: Female Excellence Award (Running Man)
  • 2010 SBS Entertainment Awards: Special Award in Variety (Running Man)


  • Education: Ilsan International Convention High School, Kyungmoon University (Tax Accounting)
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Debut: Kiki Fashion Model (2001)
  • She appeared in JYJ's "In Heaven" MV alongside singer/actor Xiah Junsu
  • Song Ji Hyo ranked as the fifth most beautiful woman in Asia according to I- MAGAZINE on 2017
  • It was revealed on a Running Man episode that she has a genuine fear of bugs

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