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(Korean actress, Former boxer)

Lee Si Young is a former amateur boxer and an actress. She is married and a mother of one.

Relationship Facts of Lee Si Young

Lee Si Young is married to Jo Seung Hyun.
Lee Si Young married on September 30, 2017.
💑 Anniversary in 235 days 💑
She is mother of One (Jo Jung-Yoon).
Lee Si Young is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Lee Si Young's Married Life! Who is her husband?

Lee Si Young is a married woman and a mother of a child.

Her husband’s name is Jo Seung Hyun, a businessman who works in the restaurant industry, at a hotel in Seoul.

The couple met through their mutual friend and began dating in August 2016.

Their wedding was held on September 30, 2017, in an intimate ceremony.

On January 8, 2018, Lee’s agency confirmed the news and revealed that she gave birth to a baby boy named Jo Jung-Yoon.

Previously, Lee dated her on-screen husband, Jun Jin, from the reality show, ‘We Got Married’.

The duo dated for six months before parting ways.

Who is Lee Si Young?

Lee Si Young is a former amateur boxer and an actress from South Korea.

She rose to popularity after appearing in the show Becoming a Billionaire.

Young is best known for her role as “Choi Bo-na” in the romantic comedy film How to Use Guys with Secret Tips.

Lee Si Young: Age, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Lee was born on April 17, 1982, as Lee-Eun-rae. She hails from Cheongwon Country, North Chungcheong Province. At the age of nine, her family moved to Seoul.

The name of her father is Lee Geun-soo whereas the identity of her mother is unknown.

Talking about her academic background, she attended Dongduk Women’s University and majored in Fashion Design.

She holds dual citizenship in India and South Korea. Her ethnicity is Asian.

Lee Si Young: Profession Life, Career

Acting career

In 2008, Lee made her acting debut through the procedural drama ‘Urban Legends Deja Vu’.

The same year, she appeared in a historical drama, The Kingdom of the Winds where she portrayed the role of Yeon-Hwa.

The following year, she began to gain attention after casting in the highly popular series Boys Over Flowers as Oh Min-Ji.

Her debut film was Five Senses of Eros where she portrayed the role of Jung Se-Eun.

She appeared as the mistress of a married man in the surrogacy melodrama Loving You a Thousand Times.

Young appeared as a host in the longest-running entertainment news show, Entertainment Relay aired on Korean television.

Recently, she was featured on the KBS Joy show, Celebeauty Season 3.

Music Career

Young has made several contributions to her film soundtracks. In 2009, she featured in one track on Jun Jin’s EP Fascination.

A year after, she has sung two tracks on Honey Family’s fifth album Resurrection.

She featured in an MBC Music reality show, Music and Lyrics along with Jay Park.

Together, they composed a song titled Polaris recorded by the girl group Tiny-G.

Boxing Career

Apart from acting and music, Lee was an amateur boxer. In early 2010, she initially took up boxing to prepare for her role as a female boxer in a TV drama for MBC.

She trained with a former WBA bantamweight and super bantamweight champion, Hong Soo-hwan.

The same year, she won the 7th Annual Women’s Amateur Boxing Competition.

In November, she won the women’s 50-kg category in the 10th KBI National Lifestyle Athletics Boxing Championship.

While preparing for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil she had injuries that led her to retire from the sport in September 2015.

Awards & Nominations

Throughout her career, Lee has won numerous awards for her boxing skills and acting. Some of them are,

201010th KBI National Lifestyle Athletics Boxing Championshipwomen’s 50-kgWon
201147th Seoul Amateur Boxing Matchwomen’s 48-kgWon
201324th National Amateur Boxing Championshipswomen’s 48-kgwon
201347th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New ActressNominated
2016MBC Entertainment AwardsRookie Award, Female in Variety Show, Real ManWon
2019KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length DramaWon

Rumors, Controversy

In July 2015, the reporter allegedly spread false rumors that Lee has appeared in a sex video.

In addition, the rumors claim that J. Wide Company agency was using the tape to blackmail her and she attempted suicide.

Both Lee and the agency denied the rumors and filed a cyber defamation lawsuit against a reporter.

Later, Seoul Central Prosecutors Office issues an arrest warrant for the reporter with seven years of prison and a fine of $50,000.

Lee Si Young: Net Worth, Salary

Lee hasn’t yet disclosed her actual salary and other earnings in the media.

As of 2023, she has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

She might have accumulated an impressive amount of wealth throughout her successful career.

Body Stats- Height, Weight

Lee has a well-maintained body physique with an impressive height.

She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 52.4 kg.

Likewise, she has black pair of eyes and brown hair color.

Social Media

The actress is quite active on social media sites. She has a verified Instagram account where she has more than 2.6m followers.

She has more than 17.5k followers on her Facebook account and nearly 145 followers on Twitter.

Lee has a verified Tiktok account with over 15.8m followers.

Similarly, she has a self-titled YouTube channel with more than 94.2k followers.

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Is Lee Si Young still married?

  • She exchanged vows in the year 2017.

Who is Lee Si Young's husband?

  • His name is Cho Seong-hyun