EXCLUSIVE: Squid Game star HoYeon Jung has signed with CAA. Deadline recently revealed how every agency in town has been trying to land Jung and her co-stars as well as show writer-director, Hwang Dong-hyuk and this marks the first of the group to land at a major agency.
The South Korean actress made her acting debut as Kang Sae-Byeok Kang Sae-byeok, a North Korean defector, in the hit drama, Squid Game, which ranks as Netflix’s most watched series ever. In the weeks following the series premiere, Jung became the most followed Korean actress on Instagram, and currently has 23.5 million followers.
Jung began her career as a model at 16-years-old and established herself at Seoul Fashion Week before appearing on Korea’s Next Top Model. She is a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton and has appeared on the covers of Vogue Korea, Vogue Japan, Harper’s Bazaar, W Korea, and Elle Korea, among others.
cJung continues to be represented by Saram Entertainment in Korea for acting and managed by NOMAD MGMT for modeling.
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