Actress Lee Se Young hides some facts and secrets behind her shocking debut as a child actress, her big-name projects, and her new drama updates. Check out these 10+ facts about Lee Se Young and her career story.
10+ EXCITING Facts about Former Child Actress Lee Se Young
Information and Biodata
- Name: Lee Se Young (이세영)
- Birth Date: December 20, 1992
- Birth Place: Bucheon, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Height: 163 cm (5 ft. 4 inch.)
- Blood Type: O
- Hobbies: Reading
- Agency: Prain TPC
Started Her Career Very EARLY at 5 Years Old
First and foremost, we all know how Lee Se Young is among prominent child actress, just like Park Eun Bin and Kim Yoo Jung. However, the difference is that while Park Eun Bin debuted at 4 years old, Lee Se Young debuted at the age of 5, just like Kim Yoo Jung.
While most child actresses debuted with a small role in Korean dramas, Lee Se Young made her first appearance on television in a children’s show called Popopo. She danced in the show with her cheerful and adorable presence that stood out among all other participants.
The Rising Career of Child Actress Lee Se Young
Once she debuted in the show, Lee Se Young gained a lot of attention due to her lovely characteristics and beautiful appearance. Then, she started starring in various Korean dramas, from minor roles to the young versions of the main female lead.
For example, she starred as the young version of Jang Na Ra’s character in “My Love Patzzi” alongside Park Eun Bin. Then, she secured an important role in “Jewel in the Palace” as young Dae Jang Geum. She also made an appearance in various other big projects such as “Country Princess” and “High Kick!”.
Lee Se Young FIRST Role as the Main Lead
And finally, Lee Se Young graduated from her profession as a child actress and got her first main role in the musical Korean drama, “Trot Lovers” also known as “Lovers of Music”. She starred as the second female lead in the drama, the gorgeous Park Soo In.
The Rising Popularity of the Former Child Actress
However, it was until she starred in the family drama “The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop” that Lee Se Young rose to fame. Her appearance with her co-star Hyun Woo gained immense popularity that everyone called them “The Ah-Choo Couple”.
SHOCKING Reason Lee Se Young Parents Pushed Her Debut as a Child Actress
Now, while most parents decide to debut their children early because of the children’s hobby and potential, that is NOT the case for Lee Se Young.
Unlike other child actors and actresses who showed promising talent in their early age, Lee Se Young first debut as child actress was due to her mother’s decision. At the time, Lee Se Young’s mother pushed her child to appear on the television for the sake of her safety.
Indeed, Lee Se Young’s mother had always dreamed of her child becoming an entertainer, and this wish had gone stronger in 1991. At the time, Lee Se Young’s mother encountered a brutal murder case of 5 elementary school students that remains unsolved until today, “The Missing Frog Boys”.
Then, knowing that she had given birth to a lovely and beautiful baby girl, Lee Se Young’s mother became incredibly worried. She was afraid that Lee Se Young would become the next victim of such a horrible incident. Therefore, she decided to make her daughter’s face famous that everyone would immediately recognize her. By making her debut as a child actress, her mother believed that Lee Se Young would be safer.
The Queen of Sungshin Women University
Along with her occupation as an actress, Lee Se Young remains dedicated to her education. Once she graduated from Suhmoon Girls’ High School, she took a Media Communication major at Sungshin Women’s University.
At the time, due to her flawless beauty, Lee Se Young was named “The Queen of Sungshin University” alongside fellow celebrity Goo Hara.
Lee Se Young Has a Big SECRET Trick
After starring in over 40 drama titles since she was a child actress, one of the most incredible facts about Lee Se Young is that she harbors a secret trick: a key to her marvelous acting.
In order to deeply immerse into her character’s feelings, especially when it comes to romantic dramas, former child actress Lee Se Young has a unique habit of putting her co-star photo as her phone wallpaper. She’s done it with Yeo Jin Goo in “The Crowned Clown,” and she did it once again with Lee Junho in “The Red Sleeve”.
Former Child Actress Lee Se Young and Her Personality Facts: Softhearted and Cries Easily
Furthermore, when discussing Lee Se Young as a person, outside from her personas as former child actress and rising star, we would find an amazing individual with adorable personality facts.
Having such a grand meaning of “becoming a glorious” person to her name, Lee Se Young is actually softhearted. She once admitted that she cried very easily, and that is why she couldn’t stop crying just from reading “The Red Sleeve Script”.
“The production had told me that the script would have a similar ending to the original book. I kind of saw it coming when I first saw the posters. Then, I just couldn’t stop crying while reading the script.”Lee Se Young.
Lee Se Young Unique Nickname
Still, despite the facts that former child actress Lee Se Young has a soft heart and cries easily, she always tries to cheer everyone up with her silly jokes and acts. That is why she earns the nicknames: “Pretty Weirdo” or “Lovely Cute Weirdo”.
UPDATED Facts About Lee Se Young Possible New Character in New Drama with Lee Seung Gi
Previously, Lee Se Young has reported to possibly join Lee Seung Gi in a new webtoon adaptation drama, “Love According to Law”. And this time, she will portray a completely different character from her previous dramas.
Lee Se Young has always portrayed female characters with intelligent and strong-willed traits. However, if she agrees to play in this new drama with Lee Seung Gi, she will play Kim Yu Ri. This character is not only intelligent, but also incredibly gorgeous since she was a former contestant of Miss Korea.
Now, we just cannot wait for how Lee Se Young will finally get the long-awaited spotlight she deserves, not only for her excellent acting skills but also for her stunning visuals. Therefore, please stay with us at Kpoppost and follow us on Instagram & Facebook for more updates and information.
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