Education: Major In Acting
Age: 29 Years
Hometown: Busan, South Korea
|Birth name||Yoo Yeon-soo|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Painter, Photographer & Author|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.) Web Archive - TV Report||in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
|Agency(s)||• PNK Entertainment (2018-Present)
• Management A.N.D (till 2018)
• BH Entertainment
|Debut||Film: Very Ordinary Couple (2013) as ‘Joo Hyo-seon’
K-drama: Monstar (2013) as 'Min Se-yi'
As a Singer: Monstar (2013) (Sang 6 tracks)
As an Author: On The Way Home (2017)
|Date of Birth||10 October 1990 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||29 Years|
|Birthplace||Busan, South Korea|
|Hometown||Busan, South Korea|
|School||• Peniel Middle School of the Arts, Busan
• Ulsan Anione High School
• Korea Animation High School, Hanam
|College/University||Chung-Ang University, Seoul|
|Educational Qualification||Studied at Department of Theater and Film of Chung-Ang University, Seoul|
|Blood Group||B Web Archive - TV Report|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Doing Photography & Pottery|
|Controversies||• In June 2018, she became the centre of controversy when she posted pictures of her paintings on her Instagram account informing about selling her paintings. When some of her fans asked her questions related to her painting, she replied coldly to them, which led netizens to criticize her for her rude behavior. Koreaboo
• In June 2018, from her trip to Russia, she shared some pictures on her Instagram account. In one of her pictures, she had posed in front of a red and white designed tent that showed similar traits to the rising sun flag (symbolism of Japanese Imperialism). Many criticized her for the picture, stating that it hurt the sentiments of Koreans. Later, Yeon-soo removed the picture and also apologized,Koreaboo
"People may have been uncomfortable, but it was not a Rising Sun flag. I like Korea, donate to society, and volunteer. I think that I have basic knowledge, and think that it’s unfortunate that this kind of controversy occurred. I may be upset that this photo became a controversy, but I think that it’s inevitable. I can’t say ‘Please look at me favorably’ to everyone who looks at me. I respect the opinion of everyone who thinks differently, so it’s okay. I don’t know how other people may think, including the reporters, but I don’t think there’s anything I’m embarrassed about."
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||She was once rumoured to be in a relationship with an entrepreneur.|
|Parents||Names not known|
|Siblings||Brother- 1 (elder)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ha Yeon-soo
- Ha Yeon-soo was born and brought up in Busan. Her father belongs to Busan, and her mother belongs to the Gyeongju City of South Korea.
- She was passionate about painting since her childhood. Even after becoming an actress, she didn’t leave her passion and continued to paint; she also sells her paintings at exhibitions.
- She didn’t want to become an actor at first and wished to get admission in a good university for which, she enrolled herself at an academy in Hongdae. While studying there, she used to work as an internet model for a shopping mall. It was during that time when she got noticed by BH Entertainment, who offered her to join their agency. After giving it a thought for some time, she accepted the agency’s (BH Entertainment) offer and decided to become an actress.
- Before making her acting debut, she was seen in the music video of the song ‘Love is Falling in Drops’ by 10cm.
- She has also made appearances in the videos, Let’s Not Fall In Love by Big Bang and Heart by Punch.
- She has also acted in the films and K-dramas, Sunshower (2014), Rose Bud (2019), Potato Star 2013QR3 (2013-2014), 4 Legendary Witches (2014-15), Drinking Solo (2016), Oh! Dear Goddesses of Basement (2017), and Rich Man Poor Woman (2018).
- She made her singing debut with the K-drama ‘Monstar;’ she sang the OSTs, Past Days, Atlantis Princess, Don’t Make Me Cry, Only That Is My World / March, and Practice. She has also sung the song ‘Todak Todak’ from the short film “Sunshower” (2014).
- In 2013, she won Mnet 20’s Choice Award for 20’s Booming Star – Female for the K-drama ‘Monstar.’
- She has appeared in the variety shows, Running Man, My Little Television and Knowing Brothers and has also hosted the shows, Trend With Me Season 2 and Why Not Season 2.
- Due to the ongoing superstition in the industry that actresses with the surname ‘Ha’ are most successful, she changed her surname to ‘Ha.’ Moreover, she loved the surname (Ha).
- She is an avid animal lover and owns a pet cat named Jackie, and a dog named Comoski.