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Short Info

Net Worth$20 million dollars
Date Of BirthOctober 11, 1979
FactGraduate of Hanyang University

Bae Doona is a South Korean actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the films The Host and Cloud Atlas, and the television series Sense8.

Bae was born in Suwon, South Korea, on October 11, 1979. Her father, Bae Jong-heon, is a professor of Korean literature, and her mother, Kim Jong-hee, is a homemaker. She has a younger brother, Bae Doo-han. Bae graduated from Konkuk University with a degree in theater in 2001.

Bae began her career as a model, appearing in various commercials and magazine ads. She made her acting debut in the 2000 film The Ring Virus. She has since appeared in a number of films and television series, including The Host (2006), Cloud Atlas (2012), Sense8 (2015-2018), and The Wailing (2016).

Bae has won several awards for her work, including the Best Actress award at the 2006 Blue Dragon Film Awards and the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2015 Baeksang Arts Awards.

As of 2018, Bae’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. She has been in a relationship with actor Jung Suk-won since 2012. The couple has one child together.

General Info

Full NameBae Doona
Net Worth$20 million dollars
Date Of BirthOctober 11, 1979
Height1.68 m
ProfessionPhotographer, Actor, Model
EducationKonkuk University, Hanyang University
NationalitySouth Korean


ParentsHwa-yeong Kim, Bae Jong Deok
SiblingsBae Doo-han


AwardsAsian Film Award for Best Actress, Blue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actress, PaekSang Arts Award for Best Leading Actress in Film, Blue Dragon Film Award Popular Star Award - Female
NominationsBlue Dragon Film Award for Best Leading Actress, Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Grand Bell Award for Best New Actress, Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Actress in Film, Grand Bell Award for Best...
MoviesCloud Atlas, Air Doll, A Girl at My Door, The Host, Jupiter Ascending, Plum Blossom, The Tunnel, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Linda Linda Linda, As One, Barking Dogs Never Bite, Take Care of My Cat, Saving My Hubby, Doomsday Book, Spring Bears Love, The Ring Virus, Mirchi, Tea Date
TV ShowsGloria, Master of Study, How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor, Beating Heart, Country Princess, School, Sense8, Rosemary

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1Graduate of Hanyang University




Sense82015TV SeriesSun Bak
Jupiter Ascending2015Razo
Cloud Atlas2012Tilda / Megan's Mom / Mexican Woman / ...
Ko-ri-a2012Li Bun Hui
In-lyu-myeol-mang-bo-go-seo2012Min-seo (Older)
Gloria2010TV SeriesNa Jin Jin
God of Study2010TV SeriesHan Soo Jung
Air Doll2009Nozomi
The Host2006Park Nam-Joo (as Bae Doo-na)
Someday2006TV SeriesHana Yamaguchi
Tea Date2005ShortSunhee
Linda Linda Linda2005Son - vocalist
Beating Heart2005TV SeriesBae Doo-na
Bom-nal-eui gom-eul jong-a-ha-se-yo?2003Jeong Hyun-jae
Wi-poong-dang-dang Geu-nyeo2003TV SeriesLee Eun-hee
Gudseura Geum-suna2002Jeong Geum-sun
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance2002Yeong-mi Cha
Go-yang-i-leul boo-tak-hae2001Tae-hie (as Bae Doo Na)
Tomak: Daeji sarang iyagi rul jewihago2001Video GameIzumi / Dejawa (voice)
Look Back in Anger2000TV SeriesLee Mi Na
Barking dogs never bite2000Hyeon-nam
Ring1999Park Eun-Suh


Vivir de cine2013TV SeriesHerself
The 33rd Annual Japan Academy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Waratte iitomo!2009TV SeriesHerself


Won Awards

2015Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActressDohee-ya (2014)

Nominated Awards

2015Baek Sang FilmBaek Sang Art AwardsBest ActressDohee-ya (2014)
2013CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Supporting Actress - International CompetitionCloud Atlas (2012)
2013INOCAInternational Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)Best Supporting ActressCloud Atlas (2012)
2010Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActressKûki ningyô (2009)
2010Award of the Japanese AcademyAwards of the Japanese AcademyBest ActressKûki ningyô (2009)
2008Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActressLinda Linda Linda (2005)

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