Krystal Jung Bio, Wiki, Net Worth, Childhood, Early Career, Personal life and Fact

Published Date   02nd Sep. 2017, 08:20 am
Krystal Jung Bio, Wiki, Net Worth, Childhood, Early Career, Personal life and Fact
Quick Info
Birth Name: Chrystal Soo Jung
Date of Birth: 01/09/2017
Age: 4 years old
Nationality: South Korean/American

Krystal Jung is a well-known American singer and actress based in South Korea. Krystal began her professional career as a singer in 2009 as a member of South Korean girl group named f(x). She is perhaps known best to the South Korean TV series lovers for her role in TV series like The Heirs, Jessica & Krystal, My Lovely Girl and more. Jung has released many albums with her girl band, all of which are famous among the South Korean population as well as internationally. The albums include Red Light, Pink Tape and 4 Wall which have exceptional hit songs in them like 4 walls, All Mine, Electric Shock, and many more. Krystal has been recognized as one of the best singers as well as actors in the entertainment sector based in South Korea. The bio of the very talented and beautiful, Krystal Jung is given below.


Krystal was born as Chrystal Soo Jung on 24th October 1994 in San Francisco, California, United States to South Korean parents. She spent most of her childhood days with her sister, Jessica. Jessica is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman who is best known for being the member of girl group Girls’ Generation. Jessica is also an actress and is known for her role in Korean version of Legally Blonde and Wild Romance. Krystal is of American nationality and white ethnicity.


Krystal went on to attend Korean Kent Foreign School. She then went on to join Hanlim Performing Arts High School from where she graduated in 2013. At present, Krystal attending Sungkyunkwan University, and is majoring in theatre. Krystal wants to perfectly learn acting and pursue a life time career in acting.


Early career

While on a vacation to South Korea, Krystal and her sister was spotted by S.M. Entertainment who offered them singing and dancing lessons. Soon, Jessica was placed in the band, Girls’ Generation and Krystal was given a Lotte commercial. She then began her singing training. Krystal made her debut in the South Korean girl group, f(x) in 2009. With the group she has released 4 studio albums including, Pinocchio in 2011, Pink Tape in 2013, Red Light in 2014, and 4 walls in 2015. Their first single from the album Pinocchio was Pinocchio Danger. Since then many of their singles have topped charts including, Hot Summer, Electric Shock, 4 Walls, Red Lights, All Mine, Lollipop and more. Krystal Jung alone has released many singles including Melody, Because of Me, Calling Out, Spread its Wing, and many more. Her song Butterfly with Jessica released in 2012 was ranked no. 22 in Korea. She has also released her single All of A Sudden in My Lovely Girl OST which ranked 25 in KOR Gaon Chart. She along with Chen as a part of S.M. The Ballad, released the song, When I was… When U Were… which went on to be ranked at 31 in the chart. As an actress, Krystal has been seen in the following Television drama series:

  • In 2010, she was seen as Jung Soo Jung in MBC’s More Charming By the Day.
  • Jung has also made a cameo in SBS’s Welcome to the Show in 2011.
  • In 2011, Jung was seen as Ahn Soo Jung in MBC’s High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged.
  • She is mostly known for appearing in SBS’s The Heirs as Lee Bo Na in 2013.
  • In 2013, Jung was appeared as Lee Bo Na in The Miracle.
  • Jung appeared as Jung Soo Jung in Potato Star 2013QR3 and as Yoon Se Na in My Lovely Girl in 2014.

Krystal has also starred in many movies and variety shows like:

  • Jung appeared in the Documentary I AM. – SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden in 2012
  • She has also seen as herself in 2015’s Listen to my Song and SMTOWN The Stage.
  • In 2010 she was seen as a guest in Dream Team 2 and a host on The M-Wave.
  • In 2011, Krystal was seen in Kiss & cry where she was the winner and as a guest in Strong Heart
  • In 2013, Krystal was the guest judge in Project Runway Korea
  • She was also a regular cast in 2014’s OnStyle’s Jessica & Krystal.
  • She has been the winner of SBS’s Running Man in 2014.
  • Recent years

In the recent years, Krystal has been seen in television drama series, Graduation Season as the lead character Ye Ran in 2016. Krystal has also been seen in 2016’s Chinese movie, Unexpected Love as lead character, Fei Yan. Krystal has done exceptionally well in her singing as well as acting career. She will soon be seen in many movies, TV series and will be making more music.

Married and Personal life

Krystal Jung has been associated to many of her co-actors when it comes to relationships. It is known that she was once in a relationship with South Koran actor, Seung Hyun Choi. The couple was frequently seen hanging out together. However, not much evidence has been provided to prove that they were in a relationship. Jung likes to keep her private life away from the media. She was then related to Choi Seung-hyun. The couple was frequently spotted in the public. The rumors regarding them dating has never been cleared. Currently, Krystal is said to be in a relationship with boy band, EXO’s Kim Jong-in who is better known as Kai. The couple made their relationship official in 1st of April 2016. The couple was seen together dining in Krystal’s favorite crab restaurant. Krystal’s and Kai’s fans love their relationship.

Net worth and salary

Krystal Jung is particularly famous among the young generation. Regardless her age, Jung has already crossed many boundaries. Jung has always kept up to her growing success. Her popularity has been growing like wildfire. Krystal Jung has a huge demand in the entertainment arena.  Krystal Jung’s net worth has been growing each year. She is regarded as one of the most successful actress and singer even at this age. Jung has contributed to and taken a lot from the entertainment sector. Her hard work and enthusiasm has led her to have this amount of net worth and fame. Krystal Jung net worth is known to have accumulated from her exceptional career in music and acting. She has bagged a lot from and contributed a lot to the music industry. Her melodious voice, hard work and enthusiasm have made Jung successful in the terms of fame and finance. Krystal shows huge potential and will soon be place in many movies and TV series.


Following are some of the interesting facts about the very beautiful and talented, Krystal:

  1. In an interview, Krystal revealed that she would date someone uglier than her.
  2. Krystal is allergic to apples.
  3. She looks very much similar to SNSD’s Yoona’s sister.
  4. Krystal always carries a body lotion in her bag
  5. She loves Mexican food, specially a Burrito
  6. Krystal hates cucumbers
  7. Krystal prefers to go to her home after her band practices since her home is not so far from their dorm
  8. Krystal is known to have broken the females high jump record at Dream Team 2
  9. Her classmate was UKISS’ Dongo
  10. Krystal revealed that she likes to be called by her Korean name, Soojung rather her English name Krystal
  11. Krystal loves to read English books and owns a lot of English books
  12. She loves hats and owns a lot of them
  13. She prefers to wear sneakers over heels
  14. Krystal’s music inspiration is Christina Aguilera
  15. When asked what she would like to have if she was given magic, she answerd that she would have teleportation because she hates flights on plane
  16. She is very much interested in photography

Body measurements

Krystal Jung is particularly famous among the youths. She is loved by girls who want to be her and lusted by boys who want to have her as their girlfriend. She has a huge female as well as male fan following. Jung has a perfect hourglass shaped body. She eats healthy and exercises regularly. Her body measurements are 32-23-34 inches from Beasts- waist- hips. She has got pretty feet that look good on high heels. Jung’s legs are very slender and sexy and look good in short dresses or low cut gowns that she wears to the red carpets. The pictures of Krystal wearing bikinis in the beach are circulated all over the internet. Krystal Jung’s height is 5 feet 5 inches. Her weight is around 45 kilograms. Her height perfectly matches her weight. Krystal has an impeccable dressing sense and has not made any wrong fashion decision in the red carpet which is the reason behind keeping her as a judge in a fashion show. The audiences love Jung’s adorable smile. Her innocent smile has grabbed the attention of many directors and producers and also the audience.  Krystal Jung has definitely made an impact on the entertainment sector.


Krystal Jung has done exceptionally well in her acting as well as singing career. Altogether, Jung has been nominated for and has won the following awards:

  • 2010 – Won MBC Entertainment Awards: Best Newcomer in a Sitcom or Comedy for her work in More Charming By The Day
  • 2014 – Nominated 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival: Best Young Actress for her work in The Heirs
  • 2014 – Nominated a 7th Style Icon Awards: Top 10 Style Icons along with Jessica Jung
  • 2014 – Nominated SBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries for her work in My Lovely Girl
  • 2015 – Won 51st Baeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular Actress (TV)
  • 2015 – Won Fashionista Awards: Best Female Fashionista (First prize)
  • 2016 – Won Jumei Award Ceremony 2016: Fashion Icon Goddess Award

Along with her girl band F(x), Jung has won many awards like Bugs Music Awards, Bugs Music Awards Golden Disk Awards, Korean Entertainment Arts Awards, Korean Music Awards, MelOn Music Awards, Mnet 20’s Choice Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), MTV Daum Music Fest, Seoul Music Awards, SBS MTV Best of the Best Award, Top Chinese Music Awards, and many more.

We hope to see Jung bagging many such awards soon. She deserves many awards for her roles and her singing career. Her increasing demand in the entertainment sector will soon lead her to be cast in many movies and be rewarded many awards for her exceptional acting skills.

Krystal Jung has been a huge inspiration to many women wanting to enter the arena of Hollywood and to make a mark in the world of entertainment. She has contributed a lot in the entertainment sector and also towards the society from a small age. She has done exceptionally well in acting by appearing in TV shows like My Lovely girl, The Heirs, potato Star 2013QR3 and more. Jung has also appeared in films like Unexpected Love, SMTOWN The Stage and more. Jung is also successful in the field of music with her studio albums and songs with her girl band f(x). Most of their songs have topped many charts. As a TV personality Jung is best known to have appeared in variety shows like, Dream Team 2, Strong Heart, Project Runway Korea, and more. Jung has successfully caught up with her success. Her growth in the entertainment sector is very rapid. She is hugely respected and adored for her hard work. She has also motivated many people through her music. She is adored by the public for her charming and bubbly presence. The audiences hope to see more of Krystal Jung in the years to come. The biography of the very talented and famous, Krystal Jung can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and more.

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