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5 Things You Need to Know About Hwang In-yeop from “True Beauty”

The K-drama “True Beauty” has been the talk of the town since its last episode just ended this past week. “True Beauty” is based off the popular Webtoon of the same name by the South Korean comic artist Yaongyi. The drama’s plot focuses on a teenage girl named Lim Ju-kyung who is bullied because of her looks and is called “ugly.” However, she discovers how to use makeup with the help of online videos and becomes skilled in the art of makeup. She transforms herself into a beautiful girl, transfers schools, and encounters many new events. According to IMDb, this drama has a rating of 8.4/10. “True Beauty” can be streamed on

However, this drama also has a very controversial love triangle. The cast features notable actors such as Moon Ga-young, Cha Eun-Woo, and Park Yoo-Na. Hwang In-Yeop plays the second male-lead Han Seo-Jun in “True Beaty.” In case you’ve also become overly attached to his character Seo-Jun and want to learn more about Hwang In-Yeop since the series ended, here are 5 facts about Hwang In-Yeop you probably didn’t know.


1. He was born in 1991.

Hwang In-Yeop was born on January 19, 1991. That makes him 30 in international age this year.


2. He started in the model industry.

Since high school, Hwang In-Yeop wanted to be a fashion designer. In 2017, he started as a model under YG KPlus and became a professional on the runway. He has modeled for events such as Seoul Fashion Week, Royal Rare, and CINNU HOMME. He is now under the entertainment agency KeyEast Entertainment (an agency under SM Entertainment).


3. He claims himself as an introvert.

Hwang In-Yeop has stated that he is an introvert, a contrast to his outgoing character Han Seo-jun in “True Beauty.” However, through his modeling and acting career, he has learned to gain confidence and step out of his comfort zone.


4. He likes Pokemon and pepperoni pizza.

In an interview with Cosmopolitan Magazine, Hwang In-Yeop shared that he is a big fan of Pokemon. He also shared that he loves pepperoni pizza and hates pineapple on pizza.


5. He can’t drink too much soju.

Hwang In-Yeop shared that he enjoys drinking beer as a light drink. However, in an interview he confessed that he actually cannot drink soju. He also needs to have a cup of Americano coffee everyday. Additionally, he is an old soul. He loves melodramas, looking at the sea, and handwritten letters.

You can follow Hwang In-Yeop on instagram @hi_high_hiy.




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