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10 Things About "Backstreet Rookie" Leading Lady Kim Yoo-Jung

Discover interesting facts about this child star-turned-leading lady who's making big waves in the Hallyu scene

Kim Yoo-jung's 3.5 million Instagram followers probably already know everything there is to know about this young actress. But with K-Drama fever sweeping the world (and at an opportune time at that when the world is indoors and people can binge-watch as many titles as they please!), more and more international fans are discovering South Korea's top talents, a roster that definitely includes the beautiful and charming Kim Yoo-jung.

At just 2o years old, she has starred in 50 on-screen projects (and counting!), thanks to an early start in her career—one that began 17 years ago when she was only four years old!

The actress' career trajectory has gone nowhere but up and forward since being discovered, and this year, she gives us yet another K-Drama that fans will love. She stars in Backstreet Rookiean ongoing series that focuses on the unlikely love story between a convenience store owner (Ji Chang-wook) and a part-timer (Kim Yoo-jung). 

The actress previously starred in K-Dramas like Moon Embracing the SunLove in the MoonlightAngry Mom, and Clean With Passion for Now.

Having left behind her child star image and making a new name for herself as one of the industry's fastest rising stars, Kim Yoo-jung is an actress we should all be keeping our eyes peeled for.

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Backstreet Rookie is available for streaming and download on iQIYI.

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