Did you know that actress Cho Yi Hyun hides concealed facts about her dating life, father, personality, and thoughts about her co-star Park Solomon? If you miss her already, check out these 15 hidden facts you MUST know about actress Cho Yi Hyun and her drama list.
Netflix “All of Us Are Dead” Actress Cho Yi Hyun and Her HIDDEN Facts About Dating Life, Father, Drama List, Personality, and Park Solomon
We’re still at the beginning of 2022, and Netflix “All of Us Are Dead” has already set a high example for other Korean dramas that follow the series. One of the most decisive factors that defined the success of Netflix’s “All of Us Are Dead” was the gorgeous and talented leading actress, Cho Yi Hyun, who played Nam Ra in the series.
Enticing the nation with her gorgeous visual and wonderful personality, actress Cho Yi Hyun actually keeps some hidden facts about her dating life, father, and some thoughts about her co-star, Park Solomon. And today, we will unveil everything you need to know about actress Cho Yi Hyun hidden facts.
Biodata and Information
- Name: Cho Yi Hyun (조이현 )
- Nickname: Yi Hyun-hyung, Drama Queen
- Date of Birth: December 8, 1999
- Birth Place: Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Height: 160 cm (5 ft. 3 inch.)
- Agency: Artist Company
- Favorite Food: Avocados, Green Grapes, Mint Chocolate
- Cho Yi Hyun Official Instagram: yihyun_1208
- Official Fan Café: Yihyun1999
Unlike Choi Nam Ra, Actress Cho Yi Hyun was NOT a Model Student in Real Life
Actress Cho Yi Hyun gains praises for her impeccable portrayal of the class president, Choi Nam Ra, in Netflix “All of Us Are Dead”. However, Cho Yi Hyun admitted that she is definitely not a model student in real life.
Attended Musical Department in High School Because of “Wicked”
Cho Yi Hyun attended the Musical Department of Hanlim Multi Art School with her parents’ support. Her immense interest in “Wicked” musical drama during her third year of middle school resulted in her dream of becoming a musical actress.
Placed Last During First Practice Test
However, Cho Yi Hyun apparently believed that she lacked many things for musical performance. After all, she knew that her classmates had been preparing for a long time, while she couldn’t even sing, dance, or even act in front of other people at the time.
Moreover, Cho Yi Hyun even mentioned that she placed last among the other students during their practice test for the first semester. Sure, she placed the 38th out of 40 people in her class. But apparently, the two remaining people were not present at the time.
Works Extremely Hard to Achieve Her Goals
Still, it doesn’t mean that the “All of Us Are Dead” actress just gave up and quit altogether. On the contrary, she began working extremely hard to achieve her goals. That is why she managed to get second place in the next test. After graduating from Hanlum Multi Art High School, Cho Yi Hyun attended Kyung Hee University
“Among the people who took the test, I was the last. After that, I practiced hard that I finally got second place in the next test, and the teachers said that I set a good example.
I worked hard in high school on what I had to do, but I don’t think I was a model student. Instead, I was a student that worked hard on what I wanted to do.”Cho Yi Hyun.
Facts on Cho Yi Hyun Early Career and Drama List
Before starting her acting debut, actress Cho Yi Hyun began her career in the Korean entertainment industry.
Once a JYP Entertainment Artist
Still, did you know that Cho Yi Hyun once signed with JYP Entertainment? She was the oldest among the other JYP trainee actresses in 2016 and signed an exclusive contract with the company in October 2018.
The actress debuted for the first time in 2017 with a minor role in “Witch’s Court” and “Sweet Revenge” Korean drama. Then, after only a year of signing with JYP Entertainment, Cho Yi Hyun decided to move to her current agency, Artist Company, home of Lee Jung Jae and Park So Dam, in August 2019.
Cho Yi Hyun Drama List
Since then, Cho Yi Hyun’s acting career started rising immediately. She began starring as support roles for many famous Korean dramas, including “Bad Papa”, “Hospital Playlist”, and “School 2021”.
Looking at her following drama list, you will see how actress Cho Yi Hyun acting career rose fast and steady in only 5 years.
- Witch’s Court (2017) – guest role
- Sweet Revenge (2017) – guest role
- The Guest (2018) – Han Mi Jin (young)
- Bad Papa (2018) – Kim Se Jung (Young Son’s friend)
- Less than Evli (2018) – Bae Yeo Wool (Tae Hee’s friend)
- My Country: The New Age (2019) – Seo Yeon (Seo Hwi’s younger sister)
- Hospital Playlist (2020) – Jang Yoon Bok
- How to Buy a Friend (2020) – Shin Seo Jung
- Hospital Playlist 2 (2021) – Jang Yoon Bok
- Inspector Koo (2021) – Bubble’s Even Organizer
- School 2021 (2021) – Jin Ji Won
- All of Us Are Dead (2022) – Choi Nam Ra
First Achievement as a Korean Drama Actress
With her amazing portrayal as Jin Ji Won in “School 2021”, actress Cho Yi Hyun finally received her first recognition as an actress.
In December 2021, actress Cho Yi Hyun secured the “Best Couple Award” from KBS Drama Awards with her co-star Kim Yo Han.
And really, the couple has shown great chemistry in the drama that the actress even posted a photo of herself and Kim Yo Han on her Instagram.
Actress Cho Yi Hyun and Facts about Her Father
Following the previous rumor about her father, actress Cho Yi Hyun revealed her version of the facts. She stated that the photo that circulated on the internet was a photo of her friend’s house, and she does not live in that luxurious apartment.
Her agency, Artist Company, also clarified that Cho Yi Hyun is just an ordinary college student living in a small house near the agency.
Actress Cho Yi Hyun Dating Facts: ZERO Dating Experience
Furthermore, similar to her hoobae, Park Ji Hoo, actress Cho Yi Hyun also revealed facts about her dating life that she has never had a boyfriend up until today. In fact, she once mentioned these facts in her 2021 interview that she could not relate to her “School 2021” character Jin Ji Won because she never had a first love, let alone a dating experience before.
“The one thing that Jin Ji Won and I have in common for sure is that we’re certain about our dreams. But one thing that’s different is that I don’t have a first love yet.
I don’t understand what first love is supposed to be. I’ve never been able to love fully. I’m sure if I meet someone in the future, I’ll know but for now, I don’t know what it is.”Cho Yi Hyun.
Fun and Cheerful Like Sunshine Personality and Unique Habits
Moreover, one of the most wonderful facts you need to know about actress Cho Yi Hyun was that her outstanding portrayal of Choi Nam Ra that had gotten her popularity skyrocketed was apparently a TOTAL opposite of her true personality.
Cho Yi Hyun is Like Ray of Sunshine with Her Bright and Cheerful Personality
Unlike Choi Nam Ra, actress Cho Yi Hyun has a fun and cheerful personality. Everywhere she goes, it’s like sunshine filling every single corner of the room because of her dazzling presence and bright smile.
During an “All of Us Are Dead” interview, actor Yoon Chan Young mentioned that behind her cheerful personality, actress Cho Yi Hyun possesses wisdom and skills that will get her to survive any zombie attack. That is why all the younger actors gave her the nickname “Yi Hyun-hyung”.
However, now that she has acted as a character that is the total opposite of her personality, Choi Nam Ra, Cho Yi Hyun mentioned that at some point, she had incorporated Nam Ra’s character into her real-life personality. That is why today, her MBTI type changed from ISFP (Adventurer) to ISTP (Virtuoso).
“My MBTI was originally ISFP. While filming for the drama, I retook the test and got ISTP. F is emotional, and T is rational. While acting as Nam Ra, I became rational. I think we became more in sync while I was acting.”Cho Yi Hyun.
Actress Cho Yi Hyun Has a Tendency of Being the “Drama Queen”
Along with her amazing personality, her fellow “All of Us Are Dead” cast members also mentioned that actress Cho Yi Hyun tends to be hilariously dramatic in her habits. Hence, the “Drama Queen” nickname.
For example, actors Yoon Chan Young and Park Ji Hoo once mentioned in an interview that Cho Yi Hyun had a habit of raising her arm while yawning. Also, she liked to jump happily every time she got out of the car. Furthermore, they stated that since Cho Yi Hyun started with a musical major, she tends to be dramatic indeed, and it was hilarious.
“Her everyday life was more dramatic than any show. So, even when she yawned, she would do it like this (raising hand while yawning). Also, she usually jumps off when she comes out of the car.”Yoon Chan Young about Cho Yi Hyun.
At the same time, Cho Yi Hyun also mentioned that because her previous MBTI was ISFP, she wanted to get closer to the other cast members by becoming a fun person. But since she had a hard time doing so, she invented those habits.
“It’s because I’m older than the other cast members. So I did those things to get closer to them.”Cho Yi Hyun.
And then she turned shyly away from the camera and fell dramatically from her chair during the interview. A true Drama Queen indeed!
Facts About Actress Cho Yi Hyun and Her Thoughts about Park Solomon
On top of every reason why “All of Us Are Dead” was such a hit lies the outstanding chemistry between Cho Yi Hyun and her co-star Park Solomon. It was especially knowing the fact that despite filming the kissing scene 17 times, both actors managed to do it comfortably with each other. That is why many people thought and hoped that actress Cho Yi Hyun and Park Solomon would really be dating in real life.
However, did you know that actress Cho Yi Hyun and Park Solomon had a history before “All of Us Are Dead”?
Cho Yi Hyun and Park Solomon Worked Together for the First Time in “Sweet Revenge” Drama
Long before “All of Us Are Dead”, actress Cho Yi Hyun had actually worked with Park Solomon in one of her debut dramas, “Sweet Revenge”. However, there were not many scenes to work together because Park Solomon was the main lead, while Cho Yi Hyun only played a guest role.
“Lomon starred in my debut web drama ‘Sweet Revenge.’ At that time, Lomon was the main lead of the drama, and I was a lead of one episode, so there weren’t many scenes where we appeared together. ‘All of Us Are Dead’ was the first time we worked together directly.”Cho Yi Hyun.
What Cho Yi Hyun and Park Solomon Think about Each Other?
Finally, both Cho Yi Hyun and Park Solomon stated they had so much fun working with each other. They both felt comfortable because they were the same age. That is why they managed to build great teamwork and relied on each other.
“From the beginning, Lomon talked to me first. I met him for the first time after the first episode of ‘Hospital Playlist’ aired. Then, he told me that he had a lot of fun watching, and he talked to me first by asking for spoilers. Therefore, we became close quickly. Besides, we’re the same age, and we have the connection of being in ‘Sweet Revenge’ together.
Lomon has very kind personality, and he takes care of his friends a lot. When I was physically tired while filming, he tried to help me by my side. He also took care of me when I was cold, so our teamwork was great.”Cho Yi Hyun about Park Solomon.
“Since Cho Yi Hyun and I are the same age, we were able to rely on each other. She is very mature and smart. Also, Yi Hyun had helped me both mentally and with my acting. She’s extremely warm and reliable.”Park Solomon about Cho Yi Hyun.
Cho Yi Hyun Ultimate Facts: A Rising Young Actress with Gorgeous Visual and Outstanding Acting Skills
And ultimately, we just cannot deny the facts that Cho Yi Hyun is an extraordinary actress with gorgeous visuals and outstanding acting skills. Also, seeing how much she worked hard at a very young age to get to where she is today, we surely can expect that Cho Yi Hyun will finally rise to the top of Korean actresses. That is, if she has not already been there.
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