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Moon Ga Young is a South Korean actress who was born in Karlsruhe, Germany. She lived there for 10 years before she moved back to Korea in 2006. Within the same year, she went back to Korea, she was scouted by KeyEast and made her debut as a baby actress. Up hitherto, Moon has starred in 24 dramas and 11 movies. Check out Moon Ga Young profile below with us!

Moon Ga Young’s Profile

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Name: Moon Ga Young (문가영)

Birthplace : Karlsruhe, Germany

Birthdate: July 10, 1996

Height: 169 cm or 5’6″

Occupation: Actress and Model


  • Pungmoon Girls’ high school
  • Sungkyunkwan University

Agency: KeyEast, SM C&C

Instagram: m_kayoung

Moon Ga Young’s on Dramas

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Moon Ga Young began her career at a young age when she was 10 years old. She also just moved back from Germany to Korea. there’s an enormous difference between the 2 countries but she could adapt well. She has starred in 24 dramas since her debut in 2006. Her first drama was Mnet’s Fallen Angel, Jenny as Hye-mi.

In 2007, she appeared in 7 dramas, Cloudy Today, Prince Hours, By My Side, Witch Yoo Hee, Merry Mary, and Hometown Over the Hill.

In 2011, she began to play a young adult character. She acted as Lee Jung-hyun in Heartstrings. Lee Jung-hyun maybe a younger sister of Lee Shin (male lead) who could be a spoiled brat that usually extorts money from Lee Shin and Gyu-won.

In 2015, she was chosen because the female lead for a Naver web drama together with the popular boy group EXO. She acted as Ji Yeon-hee in EXO not far away. because the web drama become one of every of the foremost popular web dramas in South Korea, Moon Ga Young’s popularity also rising up.

Her latest drama was the good Seducer. it’s a drama supported by the French novel titled Les Liaisons dangerous by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Moon Ga Young acted as Choi Soo-ji who is best friends with the 2 male leads Kwon Shi-hyun and Lee Se-joo, she is additionally the one who initiated Shi-hyun to seduce Eun Tae-hee.

If you would like to grasp more about her dramas, here is the list:

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Moon Ga Young in “True Beauty”
  • Fallen Angel, Jenny (2006 – Mnet) – Role Hye-mi
  • Cloudy Today (2007 – EBS) – Role Ri-na
  • Prince Hours (2007- MBC)
  • By My Side (2007 – MBC) – Role young Seo Eun-joo
  • Witch Yoo Hee (2007 – SBS) – Role young Ma Yoo-hee
  • Merry Mary (2007 – MBC) – Role young Hwang Mae-ri
  • Hometown Over the Hill (2007 – KBS1) – Role Na Hae-young
  • La Dolce Vita (2008 – MBC) – Role Ha Na-ri
  • Ja Myung Go (2009 – SBS) – Role young So-so
  • Friend, Our Legend (2009 – MBC) – Role young Choi Jin-sook
  • The Reputable Family (2010 – KBS1) – Role young Han Dan-yi
  • Bad Guy (2010 – SBS) – Role young Hong Tae-ra
  • Heartstrings (2011 – MBC) – Role Lee Jung-hyun
  • Who Are You? (2013 – tvN) – Role Dan Oh-reum (guest, episodes 1-2)
  • Wang’s Family (2013 – KBS2) – Role Wang Hae-bak
  • Mimi (2014 – Mnet) – Role Mi-mi
  • EXO Next Door (2015 – Naver TV Cast) – Role Ji Yeon-hee
  • The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 (2015 – KBS2) – Role Wol-yi
  • Delicious Love (2015) – Role Park Soo-jin
  • Mirror of the Witch (2016 – JTBC)- Role Sol-gae
  • Don’t Dare to Dream (2016 – SBS) – Role Lee Ppal-gang
  • Live Up to Your Name (2017 – tvN) – Role Dongmakgae
  • Drama Special– Waltzing Alone (2017 – KBS2) – Role Kim Min-Sun
  • The Great Seducer (2018 – MBC) – Role Choi Soo-ji
  • Welcome to Waikiki 2 (2019 – JTBC) – Role Han Soo-yeon
  • Find Me in Your Memory (2020 – MBC) – Role Yeo Ha-jin
  • True Beauty (2020–2021 – tvN) – Role Lim Ju-kyung
  • Recipe For Youth (2021 – Ppangya TV) – Role Cha Soo-bin

Moon Ga Young Act on Movies

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Moon Ga Young has starred in 11 movies since her debut in 2006. Her first movie was To Sir, amorously where she acted as young Eun-young in 2011. A year later, she appeared in 4 movies, Bunt, Black House, Shadows within the Palace, and Our Town.

In 2008, she acted as Bun-rye in does one See Seoul?. In 2013, she appeared in horror movie Killer Toon and he or she acted as Jo Seo-hyun. Two years later she appeared as Ah-young in Salut d’Amour and as Yeon-joo in Island.

Her latest movie was Twenty Again where she acted as Soo-mi. The movie was set in both Korea and Italy.

  • To Sir, with Love (2006) – Role young Eun-young
  • Bunt (2007) – Role Oh Ye-ryung
  • Black House (2007) – Role Chul-yeon (Voice)
  • Shadows in the Palace (2007) – Role Il-won
  • Our Town (2007) – Role young So-yeon
  • Do You See Seoul? (2008) – Role Bun-rye
  • Killer Toon (2013) – Role Jo Seo-hyun 
  • Salut d’Amour (2015) – Role Ah-young 
  • Island (2015) – Role Yeon-joo
  • Eclipse (2016) – Role Eun-young 
  • Twenty Again (2016) – Role Soo-mi

Moon Ga Young’s Appearance in reality show

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Moon Ga Young in “Food Avengers”

Aside from dramas and flicks, Moon Ga Young also has appeared in a variety of shows. She was chosen as MC for the KBS1 program Sinnara Science in 2009.

  • Sinnara Science (2009 – KBS1) – Role MC
  • Food Avengers (2020 – Olive TV & TvN) – Role Cast member

Moon Ga Young’s Nominations and Awards

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Moon Ga Young began her career when she was a toddler. She has worked in both drama and movie industries. As an actress, she has been nominated for several awards shows. She was nominated as Best Young Actress at KBS Drama Awards in 2010. Three years later, she was nominated within the same category and same award show, but unfortunately, she didn’t win.

  • 2010 – Best Young Actress (KBS Drama Awards) – Nominated work The Reputable Family Nominated – Result: Nominated
  • 2013 – Best Young Actress (KBS Drama Awards) – Nominated work Wang’s Family – Result: Nominated
  • 2017 – Best Actress in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama (KBS Drama Awards) – Nominated work Waltzing Alone – Result: Nominated 
  • 2018 – Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Drama (MBC Drama Awards) – Nominated work Tempted – Result: Won
  • 2018 – Best New Actress (MBC Drama Awards) – Nominated work Tempted – Result: Nominated
  • 2020 – Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Miniseries (MBC Drama Awards) – Nominated work Find Me in Your Memory – Result: Nominated 
  • 2020 – Best Couple Award (MBC Drama Awards) – Nominated work Moon Ga-young with Kim Dong-wook Find Me in Your Memory – Result: Won
  • 2021 – Popularity Award – Actress (Asia Artist Awards) – Nominated work Moon Ga-young – Result: Nominated  
  • 2021 – Emotive Award – Actress (Asia Artist Awards) – Nominated work Moon Ga-young – Result: Won

Moon Ga Young’s Dating Scandal with Woo Do-hwan

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Moon Ga Young and Woo Do-hwan met on the set for his or her drama the nice Seducer. The drama’s rating in Korea was low, but it had been good overseas. They acted like best friends but actually contains a crush on one another, but in the drama, they didn’t find themselves together.

Korean News Outlet released writing that stated that she and Woo Do-hwan are dating. The news outlet claimed they got information from an insider (staff). The staff said that Moon Ga Young and Woo Do-hwan fell infatuated during the drama filming and commenced up to now. But, Moon Ga Young’s agency, SM C&C, denies the rumor. “It is true that the actors of the nice Seducer are very close with one another. But, we haven’t heard anything about dating. they’re close, but not as a couple“.

“Pretty Girl Next to Pretty Girl” Moon Ga Young and Apink Namjoo’s Friendship

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Moon Ga Young is incredibly close with Apink’s Namjoo. They often upload their pictures together on their SNS page. Not an extended ago, the Korean community talked about their photo. Moon Ga Young and Apink’s Namjoo visited coffee dates together and Korean netizens are quoted saying “Pretty girl next to Pretty Girl” which means both of them are pretty. Let’s hope their friendship will last forever.

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