Lee Sung Kyung is one of the Korean actresses who has a solid Filipino fanbase. She is famous for her role in Cheese in the Trap as Baek In Ha. Sung Kyung rose to stardom more due to her amazing performance as Kim Bok Joo in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo.
Years after the success of Weightlifting Fairy, Sung Kyung also acted in About Time in 2018 and Dr. Romantic 2 in 2020.
Check out this interesting facts about her that you should know:
1. She is signed under YG Entertainment.
Lee Sung Kyung is one of the first female models who was signed under YGK Plus. It is YG Entertainment’s label for their models. However, she is also under YG Entertainment when it comes to her acting projects.
Here’s a photo with their former boss, Yang Hyun Suk:
2. Sung Kyung once dreamed to become a pianist.
Before pursuing her acting career, she was once a music student studying piano. It is only through her friends and family that she tried out modeling. Aside from playing the piano, she can also play the drums!
Take a look at this clip where she showcased her piano skills:
3. She is close friends with some K-celebs!
Sung Kyung is known for her close friendship with Lee Jong Suk for over 10 years. The pair are very close that they sometimes makes a surprise appearance on their respective dramas.. She is also friends with couple, Park Shin Hye, and Choi Tae Joon.
4. Gigi Hadid of Korea
Since she started as a supermodel, Sung Kyung grew popularity because of her looks, and physique. Her huge Instagram followers count with over 10% of South Korea’s population got her the title of Gigi Hadid of Korea.
Sobrang ganda mo talaga, mamang!
5. She can also sing and dance!
Sung Kyung proved herself to be a total performer with her singing and dancing skills! Her runway walks, and impressive acting is just a glimpse of how talented she is! Kulang nalang magdebut na sa K-Pop group si mamang. Package eh!
You may her performance during MBC Drama Acting Awards last 2015:
Or check this for more impressive songs, and this Blackpink dance cover of hers.
6. She once dreamed of being a policewoman.
When thieves broke in her parent’s house, she had the urge to become a police officer. Since she also likes wearing uniforms, that also became one for her reasons to be a police officer.
Thanks to her film, Girl Cops, she was able to live her dream of being a police officer!
Truly, Lee Sung Kyung is one of the most unique actress out there! Despite her popularity, she is known as one of the most down-to-earth celebrity. Worth stanning!