Hoyeon was born on Jun 23, 1994 in South Korea. Hoyeon's big-screen debut came with Squid Game - Season 1 directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk in 2021. Hoyeon is known for Squid Game directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, Lee Jung-jae stars as Seong Gi-hun and Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo. Hoyeon has got 7 awards and 10 nominations so far. The most recent award Hoyeon achieved is Critics Choice Super Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Hoyeon plays is Squid Game - Season 2 which will be released on Sep 17, 2021.

South Korean model-turned-actor Hoyeon received international recognition and critical acclaim after the global success of the Netflix original series, Squid Game, in which she played Kan Sae-byeok, also known as Player 067. For her breakout performance on the show, Hoyeon won the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series and earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.Hailing from Myeonmok-dong, a suburb of Seoul, Hoyeon began her career as a freelance model in 2011 walking in Seoul Fashion Week. She competed on the fourth season of Korea's Next Top Model and placed as a runner-up. In 2016, she got her big international break when she landed an exclusive global contract with Louis Vuitton. Since then, she has starred in campaigns and walked the runway for designers such Chanel, Fendi, Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs, and Moschino to name a few. She has also appeared in numerous fashion magazines including international editions of Vogue, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, W, V, and countless others.

  • Birthday

    Jun 23, 1994
  • Place of Birth

    Seoul, South Korea

Known For


7 wins & 10 nominations

Critics Choice Super Awards
Best Actress in an Action Series
Winner - CCA Super Award
Director's Cut Awards
Best Actress
Winner - Director's Cut Award - Series
Best New Actress
Winner - Director's Cut Award - Series
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