Actress Hwang Jung-eum recently announced that she had selected Kim Soon-ok’s “The Escape of the Seven” as her next work two years after “Mystic Pop-up Bar”.
Hwang Jung-eum revealed her whereabouts by posting a photo taken with her husband and son on October 25th.
In the released picture, Hwang Jung-eum was wearing an LG Twins hat and watching a baseball game. Her son also wore an LG Twins hat and a glossy jumper. The two were seen making the same pose. The scene of the actress spending a good time with her eldest son at the baseball stadium created a warm atmosphere and drew admiration from netizens.
In response to the updates from Hwang Jung-eum, who showed off her happy daily life with her husband and son, netizens commented, “What a heartwarming scene”, “Her son is so cute”, “It’s so nice to see this affectionate side of her”, “Hope she enjoys the game”, etc.
Hwang Jung-eum married former professional golfer Lee Young-don in 2016 and gave birth to her son in 2017. Meanwhile, news of the couple’s divorce mediation was reported in September 2020.
The actress and her husband faced the crisis of separation after submitting an application for divorce mediation to the Seongnam branch of the Suwon District Court. However, the two announced that they had solved their misunderstandings, acknowledged each other’s differences, and decided to continue their relationship in July last year.
Soon after, the news of Hwang Jung-eum’s second pregnancy and a photoshoot of the couple before the due date were released, drawing keen public attention. On March 16th, the actress gave birth to her second son in good health.
Meanwhile, Hwang Jung-eum debuted in the entertainment industry in 2001 at the age of 17 as a member of the girl group Sugar. The anecdote of her making her debut after getting cast on the Apgujeong Rodeo Street is very famous.
It is known that Hwang Jung-eum, who majored in dance during her school days, always hung out with her friends on weekends. After receiving seven offers a day and getting street cast several times, she decided to make her entertainment debut.
Later in 2004, Hwang Jung-eum withdrew from Sugar after working as an idol for 3 years to begin her acting career.
Becoming an actress, Hwang Jung-eum quickly rose to stardom after starring in MBC’s 2009 sitcom “High Kick Through the Roof”. Many of her lines become buzzwords and clothes worn by her were also sold out. In particular, Hwang Jung-eum’s “cheeseburger scene” left such a strong impression on the viewers that it is still talked about nowadays and parodied among the MZ Generation. In 2010, she received Best New Actress in the TV series category at the 46th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Continuing her acting career, Hwang Jung-eum has established herself as an irreplaceable actress by showing off her solid acting skills in various dramas, such as “Secret”, “Giant”, “Listen to My Heart”, “Golden Time”, “Incarnation of Money”, “Kill Me Heal Me”, “She Was Pretty”, “Mystic Pop-up Bar”, etc.
Hwang Jung-eum recently confirmed her appearance in Kim Soon-ok’s new SBS drama “The Escape of the Seven”, which has been scheduled to air next year.