She won the Best New Actress awards at the Korean Association of Film Critics Awards and Singapore International Film Festival for her performance.
Her mother was an elementary school teacher before becoming an inspector for public schools, and her father was an air force officer.
As a child, she was good in sports, particularly track and field.
According to the police, the ex-manager surnamed Lee illegally transferred 16 photos of Han and her ex-boyfriend from her digital camera to his mobile phone.
Lee then threatened to publish the compromising photos unless he and his two accomplices were paid ₩400 million; Han's father paid them ₩10 million.
Han Hyo-joo (born February 22, 1987) is a South Korean film and television actress.
She is best known for her leading roles in television drama series: Spring Waltz (2006); Brilliant Legacy (2009); Dong Yi (2010) and W (2016); as well as the film Cold Eyes (2013), for which she won Best Actress at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards.
In a press release, Han's agency BH Entertainment said the actress did not engage in any activities that deserve public criticism and threatened "strong measures" to deal with blackmail.
The petition stemmed from Han's younger brother allegedly bullying a fellow airman while both were in mandatory military service that resulted in the latter's suicide.
On Wednesday morning (July 18, 2018) the Korean Sun-Times reported So Ji-sub and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.
The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
After several postponements, it was released in theaters in late 2009, and broadcast on TV in 2010.