||Song Hye Kyo
|Date of Birth
||26 February 1982
|Place of Birth
|| South Korea
Song debuted in the entertainment industry when she won the Grand Prize in SunKyung Smart, a school uniform company in 1996 when she was finishing her third year in high school. It was not long until she starred in her first drama, Happy Morning. Since then she continued to star in various dramas and sitcoms.
Her first big break came when Song co-starred in the KBS drama Autumn Fairy Tale in 2000 with Song Seung-hun and Won Bin. The show quickly became popular as a tragic love story.
Her popularity continued to climb when she played a leading role in the poker drama All In, alongside Lee Byung-Hun. The drama was so popular that the title of the show itself entered everyday vocabulary in Korea. They soon were involved in a relationship off-camera which gave both of them heavy publicity. Rumours regarding their possible marriage circulated. However, the relationship survived for less than a year.
Another big break came when she played a major role in the very popular TV comedy series Full House in 2004. Another popular star Rain co-starred in the drama. They were rumored to be a couple, but they denied it and said they were just good friends.
She will release her video album in December by StarM Planning entertainment company because she has been pursuing her dream of becoming a "hallyu queen" in Japan.
She became known in computer graphics circles when Indonesian 3D artist Max Edwin Wahyudi created a remarkable quality 3D picture of her.
Song Hye Kyo will soon appear in the lead role of the movie, Hwang Jin Yi. It's opening date in South Korea is on June 6, 2007.