Gong Seung-yeon Biography: Age, Net Worth, Partner, Siblings, Movies & TV Shows, Wikipedia

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Gong Seung-Yeon has been a South Korean entertainment actress for over a decade.

She is known for her roles in various genres of films and television series, such as Aloners (2021) and Are You Human? (2018), Circle (2017), and Six Flying Dragons (2015-2016).

She is also the older sister of Yoo Jeong-yeon, a member of the popular girl group TWICE. Gong Seung-yeon is a versatile and talented actress who has shown her skills in comedy, romance, mystery, and historical dramas.


  • Full name: Yoo Seung-Yeon
  • Stage name: Gong Seung-Yeon
  • Nickname: Ggong, Seungjjang, Gom Seung-yeon
  • Date of birth: February 27, 1993
  • Age: 30 years old (as of 2023)
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Profession: Actress
  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Parents: Yoo Chang-Joon (father), Kim Young-mi (mother)
  • Siblings: Yoo Jeong-yeon (sister), Yoo Seo-yeon (sister)
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $4 million

Early Life & Education

Gong Seung-yeon, who turned 30 in 2023, was born on February 27, 1993, in Seoul, South Korea. Her birth name is Yoo Seung-yeon, and she is the eldest of three daughters including Jeongyeon.

Her father, Yoo Chang-joon, is a professional chef who has worked as a private chef for former president Kim Dae-jung and as a head chef of the Seoul Plaza Hotel for more than 20 years.

He specializes in Korean cuisine and has published several cookbooks. Kim Young-mi’s mother is a housewife supporting her daughters’ careers.

Her younger sisters are Yoo Jeong-yeon and Yoo Seo-yeon. Jeong-yeon is a singer and a member of the girl group TWICE, while Seo-yeon is a student.

Gong Seung-yeon attended Hakdong Elementary School, Eonnam Middle School, and Kyunggi Girls’ High School. She has been interested in singing and dancing since she was young and participated in various contests and auditions. In 2005, she won the “Best Looks” portion of the SM Teen Best Contest and became a trainee under SM Entertainment.

She trained for seven years, hoping to debut as an idol, but she lost interest in singing and decided to pursue acting instead.

She left SM Entertainment in 2012 and changed her stage name to Gong Seung-yeon, which her agency suggested.

She enrolled in Sungshin Women’s University, where she majored in visual media.

Personal Life

Gong Seung-Yeon is currently single and has not confirmed any romantic relationship. She has been linked to several co-stars and celebrities, such as Lee Jong-hyun, Seo Kang-joon, and Kim Min-jae, but she has denied any dating rumors.

She has stated that her ideal type is someone who is similar to Kyuhyun from Super Junior, who is smart, kind, and humorous. She also values honesty, loyalty, and compatibility in a partner.

Gong Seung-Yeon is very close to her family, especially her sisters. She often shares photos and videos of them on her social media accounts. She also has a cat named Bam and a dog named Nanan, whom she loves and cares for.

She enjoys reading poems, making Korean calligraphy, watching movies, and traveling. She is a fan of Son Ye-jin, her role model and inspiration as an actress.


Gong Seung-Yeon made her acting debut in 2012 when she appeared in a commercial for a feminine hygiene product called White.

She then landed small roles in television dramas, such as I Love Lee Tae-ri (2012), The Great Seer (2012), Master’s Sun (2013), and My Lovely Girl (2014). She hosted the music show Inkigayo in 2015, along with her sister Jeong-yeon and actor Kim Min-suk.

Gong Seung-yeon gained mainstream attention in 2015 when she joined the fourth season of the reality show We Got Married, where she was paired with singer-actor Lee Jong-hyun from CNBLUE. The show portrayed their virtual marriage and their chemistry as a couple.

They received positive feedback from the viewers and won the Best Couple Award at the MBC Entertainment Awards. They also starred in the web drama My Only Love Song (2017), released on Netflix.

Gong Seung-yeon also rose to fame as an actress with her role in the historical drama Six Flying Dragons (2015-2016), where she played Min Da-kyung, the wife of King Taejong. She impressed the audience with her acting skills and her elegant appearance.

She won the New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards for her performance. She then took on the lead role in the revenge series The Master of Revenge (2016), where she played Kim Da-hae, a chaebol heiress who falls in love with a noodle chef.

In 2017, Gong Seung-Yeon starred in three dramas, showcasing her versatility and range as an actress. She played Eun Yi-soo, a children’s book author who suffers from social anxiety, in the romantic comedy Introverted Boss.

She then played two roles in the science fiction mystery series Circle, portraying a human rights lawyer and an alien in the future. She also played Song Soo-Jung, a top actress who travels back in time to the Goryeo era, in the youth sageuk My Only Love Song.

In 2018, Gong Seung-yeon made her big-screen debut in the short film My Dream Class, where she played a teacher who helps her students overcome their difficulties. She also sang the theme song for the movie “Dreaming.”

She then starred in the science fiction romance drama Are You Human?, where she played Kang So-bong, a bodyguard who falls in love with a humanoid robot. The drama was well-received for its unique plot and special effects.

In 2019, Gong Seung-yeon starred in the historical romance drama Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency, where she played Gae-ttong, a poor and spirited woman who becomes the queen of Joseon. She also appeared as a guest on the variety show Running Man.

In 2021, Gong Seung-Yeon starred in the film Aloners, where she played Jina, a woman who lives alone and works as a credit card call center employee.

The film was praised for its realistic and relatable portrayal of loneliness and isolation in modern society.

Gong Seung-yeon won the Best Actress Award at the Jeonju International Film Festival for her performance. She also starred in the fantasy thriller Bulgasal: Immortal Souls, where she played Do Ha-na, a detective who can see people’s lifespans.

In 2022, Gong Seung-Yeon will star in the medical drama The First Responders, where she will play Lee Ji-hye, a paramedic who saves lives in emergencies.

She will also star in the film Voice Over, where she will play a voice actress who gets involved in a murder case.

Net Worth

Gong Seung-Yeon has an estimated net worth of $4 million. She earns her income from her acting projects, endorsements, and appearances.

She has endorsed brands such as White, LG U+, Innisfree, Lotte Duty-Free, and Samsung. She also owns a luxury apartment in Seoul, where she lives with her family.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @0seungyeon
  • Twitter handle: @gongseungyeon


  • My Dream Class
  • Aloners
  • Voice Over
  • I Love Lee Tae-ri

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