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Moon Geun Young

Weight: 43kg
Height: 165 cm
Real name:
Date of Birth: March 23, 2023

Moon Geun Young

About Moon Geun Young

Moon Geun Young Facts

  • Education:
    • Gwangju Kukje High School
    • Sungkyunkwan University (Korean Literature)
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, reading and dancing
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • She is known as The Nation’s Little Sister along with Park Shin Hye, IU and Suzy (Former Member of Miss A ).
  • Before making her debut as an actress, she did several commercials and was a model. She started modeling at the age of 12.
  • She is the youngest actress to receive a Dae Sang (top award), which was given to her for her performance in the drama “The Dae Sang” The Painter of Wind “
  • In April 2009, Moon Geun Young made donations to the Haenam Children’s Center used as a study hall for poor students to the NGO group Good People international charity group of the United Nations UCOSCO with the aim of enhancing self-sustainability and eradicating extreme poverty through the restoration of self-esteem with the principles of human dignity and equality globally.
  • She donated more than 850 million won over the past six years to the Community Chest of Korea, a nationwide network of 16 nonprofit fundraising organizations, becoming the largest single donor to the Community Chest of Korea.
  • She has donated nearly 100 million won to Morning Reading, a non-profit organization that promotes book reading. she gave 4,300,000 won in 2005, 4 million won in 2006 and 70 million won in 2007. Moon Geun Young made the donations secretly through her mother, young Seon Ryu, but her good deeds became known when Morning Reading revealed this information via online in 2007.
  • She donated some 300 million won in 2006 to a learning center for poor children in Haenam, South Cholla Province, near her hometown of Gwangju Bae Yo Seopopened an after-school study hall for children from poor single-parent families or to pursue their studies free of charge in 2002. A new building, equipped with library, computer room, restrooms and dining hall was built on the land. The 200 million won expenditure was also covered by the Moon
  • She again showed her generosity by building a library for young Koreans living in Australia. The actress will support the construction of the library (100 million won), and the donation of books. Moon has carried out the book donation with her own money since 2006, when she saw during a visit to her relatives in Australia how young Korean students did not have enough books or places to learn Korean. She worked with the Korean Linfield School in Sydney to build a permanent Korean library, called the Han Geul Library.
  • She had a relationship with the actor Kim Bum.
  • On February 3, 2017, it was reported that the actress canceled her upcoming performances in “Rome and Juliet” because of an emergency operation. Namoo Actors explained, “On February 1, Moon Geun Young complained of sudden pain in her right arm and went to the hospital at 9 am the next day. She was diagnosed with Acute Compartment Syndrome and had to go through a surgical procedure. Her current condition is being monitored and she will have to go through one more operation in 2 to 3 days, plus 1 to 2 more operations in the future.” They also added that she is currently hospitalized and is on absolute rest.

Moon Geun Young Drama

  • Memories of Hae Gak (KBS2, 2021)
  • Catch The Ghost (tvN, 2019)
  • The Secret Of Achiara Village (SBS, 2015)
  • The Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi (MBC,2013)
  • Cheongdamdong Alice (SBS, 2012)
  • Cinderella’s Sister (KBS2, 2010)
  • Mary Stayed Out All Night (KBS2, 2010)
  • The Painter of Wind (SBS, 2008)
  • Wife (KBS, 2003)
  • Life Is Beautiful (KBS, 2001)
  • The Lost Empire (KBS, 2001)
  • Autumn Tale (KBS, 2000)
  • Medical Center (SBS, 2000) Cameo
  • Potato (KBS, 1999)

Moon Geun Young Films

  • Glass Garden (2017)
  • The Throne (2015)
  • Love Me Not (2006)
  • Innocent Steps (2005)
  • My Little Bride (2004)
  • A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
  • Lover’s Concerto (2002)
  • On My Way (2001)


  • 2015 SBS Drama Awards Award for excellence, actress in mini-series (The Secret Of Achiara Village)
  • 2015 SBS Drama Awards Top 10 Stars (The Secret Of Achiara Village)
  • 2011 47th Baeksang Arts Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2010 Golden Ticket Award Award for participation in Closer
  • 2010 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards Female Buzz Award (Mary Stayed Out All Night)
  • 2010 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple with Jang Geun Suk (Mary Stayed Out All Night)
  • 2010 KBS Drama Awards: Popular Actress Award (Cinderella’s Sister) (Mary Stayed Out All Night)
  • 2010 KBS Drama Awards: Actress of Excellence Award (Cinderella’s Sister)
  • 2010 KBS Drama Awards: Best Acrtiz Award (Cinderella’s Sister)
  • 2009 4th Seoul Drama Awards: Popular Actress Award (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards: Daesang Award (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Moon Chae Won (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2008 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Star Award (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2008 Grime Awards: Pre-Award for Best Actress in a TV Series (The Painter of Wind)
  • 2006 29th Golden Cinematography Awards: Best Actress (Innocent Steps)
  • 2005 42nd Daejong Film Awards: Popular Actress Award (Innocent Steps)
  • 2004 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popular Actress Award (My Little Bride)
  • 2004 12th Choonsa Film Awards: Best New Actress Award (My Little Bride)
  • 2004 41st Daejong Film Awards: Popular Actress Award (My Little Bride)
  • 2004 41st Daejong Film Awards: Best New Actress Award (My Little Bride)
  • 2000 KBS Drama Awards: Best Young Actress Award (Autumn Tale)


  • 2016-2017 Romeo and Juliet
  • 2010 Closer

Movie Themes

  • I Dont Know subject for Innocent Steps (2005)
  • I Dont know (Chinese Ver.) subject for Innocent Steps (2005)
  • I Still Dont Love subject for My Little Bride (2004)

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