Krystal Jung is an acclaimed South Korean actress and singer, known prominently for her role in the drama series ‘The Heirs’ and her musical contributions as part of the South Korean girl group f(x).
In her acting career, Jung has embodied a variety of characters that have resonated with audiences both locally and internationally. In the 2013 television drama ‘The Heirs,’ she played the role of Lee Bo-na, a character that earned her significant recognition. Her performance in the series was well-received and helped solidify her acting career. In the realm of music, she made a significant impact as a member of the South Korean girl group f(x). Their second studio album, ‘Pink Tape,’ was lauded for its eclectic musical styles and innovative approach, contributing to the evolution of K-pop.
Jung’s career is marked by notable collaborations with other industry figures. As an actress, she has shared the screen with actors like Rain in ‘My Lovely Girl’ and Yoon Kyun-sang in ‘Prison Playbook.’ In the music industry, her collaborations extend to working with top artists such as SHINee’s Jonghyun, EXO’s Chen, and June One Kim. Moreover, her work as a model brought her in close contact with influential designers like Karl Lagerfeld and brands like Chanel.
Jung’s performances and contributions to the arts have been recognized by numerous organizations. In 2015, she received the New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards for her role in ‘My Lovely Girl.’ Also, her commitment to her musical career was acknowledged when f(x) won the Disk Bonsang at the 2016 Golden Disc Awards for their fourth studio album, ‘4 Walls.’
Outside of her work in entertainment, Jung has shown a commendable dedication to animal welfare. She has collaborated with the charity organization ‘Companion Animal Rescue Team Initiative,’ where she participated in a charity bazaar to raise funds for abandoned pets.