Park Shin-hye Biography, Family, Siblings, Partner, Height and Net Worth

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  1. What does Park Shin-hye do for a living?
  2. Who are Park Shin-hye’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Park Shin-hye’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Park Shin-hye married or does she have a boyfriend?
  5. Does Park Shin-hye have any children?
  6. Where is Park Shin-hye now?
  7. How tall is Park Shin-hye?
  8. How much money does Park Shin-hye earn?
  9. What is Park Shin-hye’s net worth?

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 Who is Park Shin-hye?

Park Shin-hye is a famous South Korean professional actress and singer. She is recognized for starring in the television dramas Stairway to Heaven (2003) and Tree of Heaven (2006). Park is considered one of the most prolific actresses of her age.

Shin-hye got more popularity for her roles in the television dramas You’re Beautiful (2009), The Heirs (2013), Pinocchio (2014-2015). In addition to Doctors (2016), Memories of the Alhambra (2018-2019) and #Alive (2020), Sisyphus: The Myth (2021). She was rated 33rd in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2015, 12th in 2017, and 40th in 2021.

A photo of Park Shin-hye

A photo of Park Shin-hye

How old is Park Shin-hye?

Aged 31 as of 2021, Park Shin-hye was born on February 18, 1990, in Nam District, Gwangju, South Korea. She shares her birthday with famous people including Damien Prince, Sarah-Jade Bleau, Dr. Dre, John Travolta, Vanna White, John Hughes, Molly Ringwald, among others.

Park Shin-hye Family

Who are Park Shin-hye’s parents?

Park Shin-hye was born to her parents in Gwangju. She was brought up in Songpa District, Seoul together with her siblings. Her parents’ information is not known as she shares very little about her personal life.

Does Park Shin-hye have siblings?

Park was born to her parents in a family of two children. She has one sibling, older brother Park Sin-won, who is a guitarist and composer.

Park Shin-hye Education

Park attended Youngpa Girls’ High School where she graduated. Later she joined Chung-Ang University, studied for eight years, and graduated with a degree in Theater in February 2016.

Park Shin-hye Interests

As a young girl, she underwent formal training in singing, dancing, and acting, as she appeared in a music video. She is currently a great singer, who received a service award in University for her accomplishment as an artist ambassador for the university.

Park takes part in many charity causes, including the ‘Hopes, Dreams. Happy Trip to Korea’ fundraising event hosted by the non-profit organization ‘Good Friends Save Children’ (GFSC). As well as the Lovely Hands campaign by Lotte Department Store, making donations to charitable causes regularly. She has also set up the ”Starlight Angel Project” since 2011, spearheading activities to assist children both at home and abroad. Park has begun many organizations and sponsored children, donating cash and food. She won the Philanthropic Celebrity of the year at the 2019 Asia Philanthropy Awards.

Park Shin-hye Partner

It was revealed and confirmed that Park had been dating actor Choi Tae-joon since late 2017. Later on November 23, 2021, they announced that she is pregnant and is preparing for marriage. The marriage with Choi is planned to be a private wedding ceremony in Seoul, on January 22, 2022.

Park Shin-hye Kids

Park and her loving partner Choi do not have any children of their own for now. However, they are expecting their firstborn child as Park is pregnant.

Park Shin-hye Height

The actress and singer have an amazing athletic and curvaceous body with an impressive height of 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and a body weight of 52 kg (115 lbs).

Park Shin-hye Career

Career beginnings: 2003-2008

Park became recognized after she portrayed the younger version of Choi Ji-woo’s character in the famous Korean drama Stairway to Heaven in 2003. She increased her filmography list via supporting roles in various television series, the most recognized being as a rebellious teenager in the drama special Very Merry Christmas in 2004. Later she has cast in her first adult leading role in the South Korean-Japanese melodrama Tree of Heaven (2006). She received a lot of praise from critics for her performance. The series aired in Japan, hence giving Park more exposure abroad.

Shin-hye got her movie breakout in the film Evil Twin (2007), a summer horror flick. She played two roles: one as the main character, and the other as the ghost of the main character’s sister, who haunts the other sister following her death. Park then played her initial antagonist role in the romantic comedy series Prince Hours, a spin-off to Princess Hours (2006). Also, she starred in the weekend drama Kimcheed Radish Cubes as the female lead. Apart from acting, she hosted the variety program, Fantastic Partner, from 2006 to 2007 and got awarded Best Newcomer in a Variety Show at the MBC Entertainment Awards.

Rising popularity: 2009-2012

Park received more popularity after starring as a cross-dressing heroine in the romance comedy music drama You’re Beautiful (2009) together with Jang Keun-suk. Although it got average ratings in South Korea, it received a great following and earned high ratings in Japan. Park then released the tracks ”Lovely Day” and ”Without Words” for the drama’s original soundtrack. She starred in the low-budget romantic comedy movie Cyrano Agency in 2010. It revolved around a dating agency assisting its customers in the hearts of the people they desire.

The sleeper hit became a critical and commercial success, receiving 2.7 million admissions nationwide, becoming the 8th best-selling movie of the year. She received the ”Most Popular Actress” award in the movie category at the Baeksang Arts Awards. Also, she voiced the main character of the animation movie Green Days: Dinosaur and I, premiering at the 15th Busan International Film Festival, and got positive critics. She starred in MBC’s youth melodrama Heartstrings (2011) alongside Jung Yong-hwa. After the film, she received more fame in Japan and signed an exclusive contract with Japanese management agency IMX. She starred in her initial Taiwanese drama, Hayate The Combat Butler the same year, based on the Japanese shonen manga of the same title.


Park won the Popular Asian Star award at the LeTV Movie and Drama Awards. She was then cast in the third season of the KBS drama special, Don’t Worry, I’m a Ghost in 2012 and it broadcast on July 15. For her performance, she won the Best One-Act Special Actress Award at the 2012 KBS Drama Awards. She joined the reality show Music and Lyrics the same year, collaborating with singer Yoon Gun to compose a song called ”I Think of You”. Park was cast in the third installment of tvN’s ”Flower boy” series titled My Cute Guys together with actor Yoon Shi-yoon, premiering in January 2003.

Breakthrough and mainstream success: 2013-present

Park featured in the comedy-drama movie, Miracles in cell No. 7 in 2013. It became one of the highest-grossing Korean movies, She then won the ”Best Supporting Actress” award at the 33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. Park held the ”2013 Park Shin Hye Asia Tour: Kiss Of Angel” to celebrate her 10th anniversary as an actress, in four Asian countries. She became the first actress to hold tours spreading across Asia. Later she starred in actor and singer So Ji-sub’s music video ”Eraser” for his album Two’clock….Playground, together with former child actor Yoo Seung-ho.

In the same year, she co-starred together with Lee Min-ho in The Heirs, a teenage drama written by Kim Eun-sook. The drama got immense popularity both locally, with a top rating of 28.6%, and internationally. It has more than one billion cumulative views on the Chinese streaming website iQiyi. She got an increase in popularity locally and internationally, becoming a Hallyu star. At the 2013 Anhui TV Drama Awards, she received the ”Popular Foreign Actress” award.

2014- 2016

She then played the role of the Queen in the historical movie The Royal Tailor in 2014. Later that year, she starred in Pinocchio alongside Lee Jong-suk, portraying the heroine of the drama which has a chronic symptom named ”Pinocchio complex”, breaking into aggressive hiccups whenever she tells lies. The film became a big hit, earning approximately US$5.62 million for broadcasting rights in just the first year. Park was listed in Forbes Korea’s Korea Power Celebrity list ranking 33rd with The Heirs at the end of 2013 and Pinocchio in 2014. Later the same year, MBC’s Section TV Entertainment Relay named her ”Nation’s Little Sister” and she got the Prime Minister’s Commendation at the Korea Popular Culture Awards for her contribution to Hallyu.

2016 to present

Park made her small-screen return in SBS medical drama Doctors, playing a troubled teen who later transformed to become a successful doctor in 2016. The drama became a hit and peaked viewership rating and popularity charts in its 10-week broadcast. Then she featured in the comedy movie My Annoying Brother as a judo coach, together with actor Jo Jung-suk and Do Kyung-soo of Exo. Park was selected as the Most Favored Korean Actress by fans of the Korean Wave in the United States the same year. She then starred in the crime thriller movie Heart Blackened, a Korean remake of the Hong Kong movie Silent Witness together with Choi Min-sik, being released in 2017.

Park became a cast member of the reality shows Little Cabin in the Woods produced by Na Young-seok in 2018. Together with fellow actor So Ji-sub, she documented their daily activities in a little house located in the Jeju forest. She also starred in tvN’s fantasy suspense drama Memories of the Alhambra together with Hyun Bin, playing two roles as a hostel owner and a guitar-player NPC. The series became a commercial success and was one of the highest-rated Korean dramas in cable TV history. Park later in 2020, starred in the disaster movie #Alive, based on the original script of Hollywood screenwriter Matt Naylor, together with Yoo Ah-in. Later that year, she starred in the thriller movie The Call directed by Lee Chung-hyun. It rotates around two women living in different time periods, connected via a mysterious phone call.

Park Shin-hye Net Worth

Professional South Korean actress and singer has been active from 2003 to date. She is now a big name in the acting industry with many awards and nominations, making a great fortune. Park has garnered up an accumulative net worth of approximately $8 million as of 2021.