When Crash Landing on You released its very first episode on Netflix in late December 2019, no one had any idea that it’d be the absolute hit that it is today. Fans from all around the world followed the lives of two star-crossed lovers, South Korean heiress Yoon Se-ri and North Korean army officer Ri Jeong-hyeok and watched their love story unfold over the 16 episodes that were aired.
The romantic drama became so critically acclaimed that it was the second highest rated K-drama in cable television history, beating out other popular K-dramas like Mr. Sunshine and 100 Days My Prince.
When the show started gaining traction in early 2020, fans became even more interested in the life of the lead actress, Son Ye-jin. Some had seen her work in past K-dramas before, while others saw her as a fresh face in the industry. Well, we’re here to unpack some of the things you might not know about this Crash Landing on You actress.