Jung So Min’s latest project, Alchemy of Souls is gaining much love from viewers as the series features an interesting storyline and impressive cast lineup.
In the historical fantasy series, the 33-year-old beauty took the role of Mu Deok, a skilled fighter trapped in a commoner's body.
OG K-drama viewers might be familiar with Jung So Min as she stars in various shows – from rom-com, thrillers, life dramas and more.
Debuting in 2009, she first had her on-screen appearance through the short film Worst Friends, with Kim Soo Hyun.
Interestingly, she had her big break in 2010 after landing the lead role in Playful Kiss with Kim Hyun Joong.
From then on, Jung So Min mesmerized viewers with her undeniable charm and beauty playing various roles as she stars in Can We Get Married?, Big Man, The Sound of Your Heart, My Father is Strange, Soul Mechanic, and more.
Moreover, she also appeared in several cameos like in Abyss as the grim reaper and in Be Melodramatic as herself.
With her long list of K-dramas and movies, here’s how much Jung So Min earned as an actress.
Jung So Min's Net Worth
With more than a decade in the industry, the 33-year-old star has earned millions through her K-dramas, movies, and endorsements.
According to a report, Jung So Min’s net worth this 2022 is around 5 million USD. Besides being an actress, she has been selected by brands as their muse, which includes the Korean skincare brand MakePrem.
In addition, Jung So Min also has her own YouTube channel, Ssomday, back in 2019 where she features a glimpse of her life behind the camera.
With a total of 54 videos, Jung So Min’s YouTube channel currently has 483 subscribers and counting.
Did You Know? Jung So Min Was Not Initially Chosen as Mu Deok in Alchemy of Souls
After confirming the cast lineup for the tvN series, Park Hae Eun dropped out from Alchemy of Souls.
In a report cited by Star News back in July, the rookie actress stepped down from her role as Mu Deok after feeling “a lot of pressure” from the role.
“Therefore, after a lot of discussion with the actress and with respect to a mutual exchange of opinions, it was decided that she would step down from the role,” the tvN representative explained as translated by Soompi.
Prior to her decision to leave the drama series, the actress participated in the script reading but later on decided to step down and was replaced by Jung So Min.
Alchemy of Souls Season 2: Will Jung So Min Reprise her Role?
While tvN confirmed the return of Alchemy of Souls for season 2, Jung So Min will be replaced by another female lead.
In a report, the 33-year-old star will not return for the much-awaited sequel and it will be Go Youn Jung who will be leading Alchemy of Souls season 2.
Joining the new female lead are Lee Jae Wook – Jang Uk, Hwang Min Hyun, Shin Seung Ho, Yoo Joon Sang, Oh Na Ra, Yoo In Soo, Arin, and Do Sang Woo.
In the same report, Jung So Min’s then agency, Blossom Entertainment explained that the actress did not leave the show but rather, “she signed the contract to only appear in part 1.”
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