Kim Ye-won signs with JYP
Rising star Kim Ye-won signed a contract with JYP Entertainment, one of the biggest entertainment agencies in Korea, on Friday morning. She recently gained the spotlight by winning second place in the popular reality program, “The King of Masked Singers,” in which the faces of the participating performers are hidden from view.
The 27-year-old actress-musician said she chose the talent agency because she believes it can help her develop her musical talent.
“I’m really happy to join JYP. I hope to develop myself further with the help of the company and I also hope to engage in diverse projects in which I can show various aspects of my acting.”
Kim first appeared in front of the public through the film “A Tale of Legendary Libido” in 2008. Since then, she has appeared in various movies and drama series such as the film “Horror Stories 2” (2013) and the SBS series “Only Love” (2014).
By Jin Min-ji