Following the global attention received by Netflix’s series All of Us Are Dead, all of its casts are becoming the next rising stars. The South Korean actress Cho Yi-hyun is one of the actors of Netflix’s high school zombie thriller series who is loved for her work.
Although her character was one of the supporting casts, her acting skills and presence dominated the screen, which helped her gain massive fame and love from the viewers.
Cho Yi-hyun Wiki, Age
Cho Yi-hyun is a South Korean actress who recently garnered huge fame for the portrayal of Choi Nam Ra in Netflix’s high school zombie thriller series, All of Us Are Dead.
Her character is a class president and a top student of the junior year class who is a cold valedictorian. At the beginning of the series, Choi Nam Ra is shown as a selfish and cold-hearted individual who only cares about her studies and rankings. But after the zombie outbreak, she helped her fellow students opening up her heart.
Actress Cho was born in the year 1999 in South Korea and is currently at the age of 22. Her birthday is on December 8 and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Cho is currently signed by the Artist company and before that, she was a JYP Entertainment artist. She started her professional acting career in 2017 by appearing in the television series Witch’s Court and Sweet Revenge.
Before pursuing a career in acting, Cho wanted to become a musical actress. She fell in love with musical theater after watching the musical Wicked so her parents helped her enroll in the musical department of Hanlim Arts High School.
Actress Cho Yi-hyun’s height is 5 feet 3 inches. Talking about her social media presence, she is active on Instagram with the username yihyun_1208 where she has 2.4m followers, as of writing.
Reportedly, green grapes is her favorite fruit and she likes mint chocolate.
Cho Yi-hyun Education
Cho has appeared as a high school student in many K-dramas. She was recently seen in All of Us Are Dead where she appeared as a top student of Hyosan High School. Likewise, she was also a student in School 2021.
But in real life, Cho Yi-hyun attended Hanlim Multi Art School in its musical department. Initially, she felt that she lacked as a musical actress in comparison to her classmates as they were preparing for a long time while she couldn’t even sing, dance, or act in front of others.
During an interview, she opened up that she was last among the people who took the first-semester practical test but she got second place in the next test.
Cho Yi-hyun then attended Kyung Hee University.
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Acting Credits: Movies And Dramas
Cho Yi-hyun, who debuted in the year 2017, has appeared in several K-dramas within a very short period of time. She debuted with Sweet Revenge in 2017 and also appeared in Witch’s Court in the same year.
A year later, she landed the role of young Han Mi-jin in The Guest. She also appeared as Kim Se-jung in Bad Papa and Bae Yeo-wool in Less Than Evil.
Cho played the role of Seo Yeon in My Country: The New Age in 2019. She gained international attention when she appeared as Jang Yun-bok in Hospital Playlist from 2020 to 2021. She also appeared in How to Buy a Friend in 2020.
In the year 2021, Cho landed her first lead role in School 2021 as Jin Ji-won. Meanwhile, she also made a cameo in Inspector Koo.
Cho appeared in two movies Metamorphosis and Homme Fatale in 2019. She also appeared in 2PM’s Wooyoung’s music video “뚝.”
Cho Yi-hyun Net Worth
It has been four years since actress Cho Yi-hyun made her acting debut. She has been able to mark her place in the industry within a very short period of time.
She has received worldwide recognition with the success garnered from her recent roles. Along with that, she has also received wonderful payrolls from her acting job.
Although the exact value of her earnings hasn’t been revealed yet, her net worth is speculated to be thousands of dollars now.
Is Cho Yi-hyun Dating?
Actress Cho Yi-hyun is not dating anyone right now and doesn't have a boyfriend. The actress hinted about her relationship status during an interview while opening up about her character Jin Ji Won.
She said that she doesn’t have a first love like her character Ji-won. She explained,
“The one thing that Jin Ji Won and I have in common for sure is that we’re certain about our dreams. One thing that’s different is that I don’t have a first love yet.”
Cho’s character Jin Ji-won was in a romantic relationship with actor Kim Yohan’s character Gong Ki-joon in School 2021 for which they won the Best Couple Award with Kim Yohan at 2021 KBS Drama Awards.
Cho Yi-hyun has provided no information about her parents and her family life. She also has not posted pictures of them on social media.