HoYeon Jung Reveals Secret In Game Of ‘Most Likely To’


If you think Squid Game's HoYeon Jung rose to prominence fast you couldn’t be more wrong. The 27- year-old actress started as a runway model in her native Seoul, South Korea. Notable for her striking face and long legs, Jung walked for prominent brands before becoming an international sensation.

Her performance as Kang Sae-Byeok in the globally watched series Squid Game elevated her from small-time to the big leagues. Her popularity even has her gaining ground in Hollywood.

Move To Hollywood

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We know Jung has competent representation in Korea under Saram Entertainment but she needed a shark to swim to the LA waters. Thankfully, her agency thought so too, leading to the link with big-time talent management Creative Artists Agency. CAA manages internationally acclaimed stars including Beyonce, and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Korean publication Soompi broke the news of the union, which happened Nov. 16, a few days after Jung touched down NY (according to her Instagram, Nov. 10.)

“We decided to partner up with CAA, one of the largest agencies in the United States, for her global activities. Please show HoYeon Jung a lot of interest and support as she continues her international activities,” a source told Soompi.

Mingling With The Stars

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Jung starts on the right foot as she rubs shoulders with some of her peers also trending in the industry. In a slide post on her Instagram, she cozies up to Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton) and Chloë Grace Moretz (Tom & Jerry.)

On Nov. 19, she attended the CFDA fashion awards for the first time. Being a trending celebrity, Jung grants many interviews, including one with Variety where she revealed a secret. Keep reading to find out.

What’s HoYeon Jung Most Likely To Do?

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The actor/model admitted in a game of “Most Likely To” that she Google searches herself. Her “instant” fame makes Jung the most popular Korean actress on Instagram, with 23.7 million followers. That’s enough indication that she’s hot in the industry, so we understand her indulgence.

Her co-stars also agree with this indulgence, telling her that it’s okay to google herself. HoYeon laughs and says, “I mean yeah, maybe me. It’s because I’m still very new in this industry and then I wanted to check like what’s the vibe?”

Cover Girl

HoYeon is capitalizing on her popularity (as she should) by running multiple high-end campaigns. First, she was unveiled as the face of global fashion brand Louis Vuitton. She has since covered major magazines like Vogue Korea, W, and Bazaar.

Jung also modeled for Calvin Klein, Fendi, and Chanel No. 5 perfume. While Sae Byeok didn’t survive in Squid Game, HoYeon is making waves in real life!