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Kingdom star, Bae Doona Biography: Marital Status, Height & Net Worth


You might have seen a lot of cases where a celebrity child follows the footsteps of his/her parents. Today’s topic lies in the same category where the South Korean actress/photographer, Bae Doona followed the footsteps of her mother. She is famous for appearing in films like Cloud Atlas (2012) and Jupiter Ascending (2015), and TV series, Sense8 (2015-18).

The 41 years old, Bae has not only grabbed huge fame but also collected a hefty amount of money to live a lavish lifestyle. How much is her net worth in 2020? Moreover, her fans are curious to find out her marital status. Is she married or dating someone?

If you also want to find out everything about the Korean actress including her personal and professional life, read the article until the end. Stay tuned.

Early Life of Bae Doona: Family Background & Eduation

Bae Doona was born on 11th October 1979 in Seoul, the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Without a doubt, her nationality is Korean, whereas, her ethnic background is Asian. Since an early age, she had a passion for acting and was inspired by her mother.

As a matter of fact, her mother, Hwa-Young Kim is a stage actress. During her childhood, she was not sure if she would make it to establish her career as an actress. On this, she once stated:

People might say that since my mother is a theatre actor, I became an actress. But to me, those experiences probably had the opposite effect. On the contrary, because I saw many great actors working with my mother, I thought this was a job only people with extraordinary talent could do.

Due to this, Bae began her career as a model and eventually went to become a successful actress. Besides, she completed her studies at Hanyang University.

Bae Doona Professional Life: Career Highlights

Initially, Bae Doona modelled for COOLDOG’s catalog and then found her career in the Korean entertainment industry. She made her TV debut as herself in the South Korean anthology series, School. She then appeared in TV series such as Look Back in Anger (2000), Country Princess (2003), Beating Heart (2005), How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor (2007), Gloria (2010), etc.

Bae Doona portrayed the role of Seo-bi in the Netflix TV series, Kingdom
Bae Doona portrayed the role of Seo-bi in the Netflix TV series, Kingdom
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Bae made her TV breakthrough role as Sun Bak in the Netflix TV series, Sense8 (2015-18). Moreover, she is also the cast of the South Korean crime TV series, Stranger (2017-present). Along with TV series, her recent film credits include Cloud Atlas (2012), A Girl at My Door (2014), The Tunnel (2016), The Drug King (2018), and many more.

Currently, Bae is portraying the role of Seo-bi in the Netflix TV series, Kingdom (2019-present). She played the role alongside famous star cast: Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Sang-ho, Ryu Seung-ryong, Kim Sung-kyu and Kim Hye-jun.

How old is Bae Doona? Her Age, Zodiac Sign & Birthday

Born in the year 1979, Bae Doona is currently in her early forties. Her age is 41 years as of 2020. The Korean actress, Doona enjoys her birthday ‘natal day’ on every 11th of October.

As per her birth date, Bae’s zodiac sign ‘birth sign’ is Libra. The people born with Libra sun signs are social, clever, indecisive and non-confrontational.

Bae Doona Marital Status: ‘Married’ or ‘Dating’ or ‘Single’?

The 41 years old, Bae Doona is not yet a married woman. She likes to keep her personal life under the curtains and hardly reveals anything about her dating life. Instead of this, she was in a beautiful relationship with the British actor, Jim Sturgess.

Bae Doona was in a relationship with the British actor, Jim Sturgess
Bae Doona was in a relationship with the British actor, Jim Sturgess
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Bae confirmed her relationship with Jim during the Cannes International Film Festival in 2014. The couple looked adorable and was praised by their national and international fans. The former duo also spotted together in many places holding hands together.

Bae Doona holding hands with Jim Sturgess
Bae Doona holding hands with Jim Sturgess
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After being together for years, the duo finally parted their ways in March 2015. The news of their split was confirmed by Doona’s agency, Saetbyul Entertainment which stated:

Bae Doo-na and her significant other, Jim Sturgess, recently broke up. The couple’s reasons are private.

After her break up with Jim, Doona was rumoured to be dating the South Korean actor, Son Sukku. However, they denied the rumours to be true. Currently, Bae is enjoying her singledom being free of controversies.

Bae Doona Height

The Kingdom star, Bae Doona stands at the height of 5 feet 7¼ inches i.e. 1.71 m.

How Much Net Worth Does Bae Doona Have?

Bae Doona is serving the entertainment industry since 1999 and has made her appearances in a variety of films and TV series. The main source of her income is her acting profession. Also, she is active as a photographer.

Bae Doona promotes luxurious brands on her Instagram
Bae Doona promotes luxurious brands on her Instagram
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All her works surely help her to maintain a huge capital. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, she has maintained a net worth of $20 Million. Going through her Instagram account, she also promotes high brands which enable her to add more money to her bank account. Besides, she often shares pictures of visiting exotic places.

Without any doubt, Doona is busy spending a lavish lifestyle with her family.

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