Kim Ji Won Experiences Rise in Popularity Thanks to “Descendants of the Sun”

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Actress Kim Ji Won becomes the “blue chip” in the commercial industry with the explosive popularity of KBS 2TV’s “Descendants of the Sun.”

Kim Ji Won debuted as a model for the beverage company OranC. With her distinctive features and kind image, she grabbed the public’s eye receiving much love.

Currently, Kim Ji Won is appearing in KBS 2TV’s “Descendants of the Sun” experiencing the height of her popularity due to her beauty and acting. She portrays the role of army surgeon Yoon Myung Joo, who is the one and only daughter of the Special Operations Commander.

Kim Ji Won shines in her uniform with her cute bob. Hearing military speech spoken by her is quite charming. She is leading the “girl crush” wave popular in the mini drama series in recent days.


Army surgeon Yoon Myung Joo comes on strong in the name of love. She’s very straight forward. In “Descendants of the Sun,” Yoon Myung Joo is in love with Seo Dae Young (Jin Goo). The two are in love with each other, but Yoon Myung Joo’s father Yoon Joong Jang (Kang Shin Il) opposes their relationship.

Seo Dae Young tries to avoid her, but Yoon Myung Joo doesn’t give up. Even when he tells her, “I have a change of heart,” she responds saying, “I don’t believe you.” She even follows him to Uruk. But Seo Dae Young is called back to Korea by her father and the two say heartbreaking goodbyes as soon as they meet.

Then a massive earthquakes hits Uruk and Seo Dae Young returns to help the victims. The two lovers exchange passionate gazes. Yoon Myung Joo tells Seo Dae Young, “Please don’t get hurt. This is an order. Keep this promise with your life.”

It is said that Kim Ji Won has been receiving many offers to appear in commercial ads since her appearance in the drama. Her agency representative from King Kong Entertainment comments, “She’s currently a model in the fashion and beauty industry working with China. Since her appearance in ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ more offers from communications, cosmetics, and the games industry have been coming in.”

“Descendants of the Sun” is 100 percent pre-produced. Kim Ji Won is currently considering her next project.

“Descendants of the Sun” airs every Wednesday and Thursday on KBS2. Catch the latest episode on Viki! Descendants of the Sun soompi to viki banner

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