Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"

Kang Hye Won stole attention after her comeback in the drama Once Upon A Boyhood (2023). She was lined up as one of the female leads named Kang Seon Hwa.

This former IZ*ONE member was praised for her charming visuals. Come on, get to know Kang Hye Won through this biodata and profile!

1. Kang Hye Won’s bio

Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"
  • Real name: Kang Hye Won
  • Date of birth: July 5, 1999
  • Place of birth: Yansan, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • Citizenship: South Korean
  • Occupation: Idol, Actress, Host
  • Group: ex IZ*ONE
  • Agency: 8D Creative
  • Active years: 2018 to present
  • Instagram: @hyemhyemu

2. Kang Hye Won’s background

Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"

Kang Hye Won originally studied at Bokwang High School, Yangsan, but she transferred to Hanlim Multi Art School. At this school, she majored in Broadcasting & Entertainment.

She has one younger brother. Kang Hye Won has a dog named Zeze. She is skilled at playing guitar and piano. Apart from that, she likes watching anime and dramas.

3. Kang Hye Won’s career journey

Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"

Kang Hye Won was a trainee at Music K Entertainment and HYWY Entertainment. She managed to rank 8th in Produce 48 (2018) and debuted as a member of IZ*ONE. Unfortunately, this group’s contract ends in 2021.

She returned to being a trainee at 8D Creative and debuted as an actress through Best Mistake: Season 3 (2022). Now Kang Hye Won is known as an actress and soloist.

4. Discography and filmography

Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"

Kang Hye Won expanded her career in the world of acting and singing. Check out his series of works!

DISCOGRAPHY

Album (With IZ*ONE)

  • Bloom*Iz (2020)
  • Twelve (2020)

Album (As soloist)

  • W (2021)


Single (As soloist)

  • “First Love Letter” (2021)
  • “Winter Poem” (2021)
  • “Snowy Day” (2021)
  • “Like A Diamond” (2022) feat Stella Jang

FILMOGRAPHY

Film

  • Eyes on Me: The Movie (2020)

Drama

  • Best Mistake: Season 3 (2022) as Jin Se Hee
  • Seasons of Blossom (2022) as Yoon Bo Mi
  • Boyhood (2023) as Kang Sun Hwa

Model

  • “Hobby’ (2021) by Parc Jae Jung
  • “Winner” (2022) by Ravi

5. Awards

Kang Hye Won "Once Upon A Boyhood"

While with IZ*ONE, Kang Hye Won received a number of awards. Here’s the list!

  • Rookie of the Year (Music) – Asia Artist Awards 2018
  • New Artist of the Year – Gaon Chart Music Awards 2018
  • Best New Female Artist – Mnet Asian Music Awards 2018
  • New Asian Artist – Mnet Asian Music Awards 2018
  • New Artist Award – Seoul Music Awards 2018
  • Rookie of the Year – Golden Disc Awards 2019
  • Best Dance Performance (Female) – Genie Music Awards 2019
  • M2 Most Popular Artist – Genie Music Awards 2019
  • Global Top 12 – V Live Awards 2019
  • Rookie Top 5 – V Live Awards 2019
  • Best 3 New Artist (Asia) – Japan Gold Disc Awards 2020
  • New Artist of the Year (Asia) – Japan Gold Disc Awards 2020
  • Best Musician Award – Asia Artist Awards 2020
  • Potential Award – Asia Artist Awards 2020
  • The Hot Performance of the Year – Gaon Chart Music Awards 2020
  • APAN TOP 10 (Bonsang) – APAN Music Awards 2020
  • Idol Champ Fan’s Pick (Group) – APAN Music Awards 2020
  • Outstanding Group of the Year – Asian Pop Music Awards 2020
  • Artist of the Year (Bonsang) – The Fact Music Awards 2020
  • Top 10 (Bonsang Award) – Melon Music Awards 2020
  • Favorite Female Group – Mnet Asian Musica Awards 2020
  • Bonsang Award – Seoul Muisc Awards 2020Bloom*Iz
  • Bosang Award – Soribada Best K-Music Awards 2020
  • Global Hot Trend Award – Soribada Best K-Music Awards 2020
  • Album of the Year (1st Quarter) – Gaon Chart Music Awards 2021One-reeler / Act IV

You first met Kang Hye Won when she was an idol or actress, right? What do you think about Kang Hye Won’s role in Once Upon A Boyhood (2023)?

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