|Other names Jung Soo-jung|
Name Krystal Jung
|Years active 2000–present|
Height 1.65 m
Siblings Jessica Jung
|Full Name Chrystal Soo Jung|
Born October 24, 1994 (age 26) (1994-10-24) San Francisco, California, United States
Relatives Jessica Jung (older sister)
Genres K-popJ-popDance-popElectronic music
Music groups f(x) (Since 2009), SM Town (Since 2009), SM the Ballad (Since 2014)
Albums Red Light, Pink Tape, Winter: The Warmest Gift, Pinocchio
Movies and TV shows The Heirs, My Lovely Girl, Jessica & Krystal, High Kick: Revenge of the Short, I AM
Similar People Jessica Jung, Sulli, Victoria Song, Amber Liu, Im Yoona
Jessica and krystal jung sister tik tok
Chrystal Soo Jung (born October 24, 1994), better known by the mononym Krystal, is an American singer and actress based in South Korea. She debuted in 2009 as a member of South Korean girl group f(x) and has further participated in S.M. Entertainment's project group S.M. The Ballad. Aside from group activities, she has also participated in various television dramas such as High Kick 3 (2011–12), The Heirs (2013), My Lovely Girl (2014), and The Bride of Habaek (2017).
- Jessica and krystal jung sister tik tok
- Krystal Jung is the leading lady in BTS Love Yourself series
- Early life
- 200913 Career beginnings
- 2014present SM The Ballad and acting
Krystal Jung is the leading lady in BTS 'Love Yourself' series?
Krystal was born as Chrystal Soo Jung in San Francisco, California, where her family settled from South Korea in the 1980s.
During a family trip to South Korea in early 2000, at the age of five, Krystal and her sister Jessica Jung were spotted by talent agency S.M. Entertainment, which earned her a cameo appearance in Shinhwa's "Wedding March" music video. The agency offered Krystal and her sister singing and dancing lessons in order to professionally train them for a singing career. However, the offer was turned down by her parents, who reasoned that Krystal was too young, so they only allowed her older sister to join the agency at first. Her sister later debuted as a member of the girl group Girls' Generation. The Jung sisters have since appeared together in many events.
In 2002, Krystal began appearing in television commercials. She first appeared in a Lotte commercial with South Korean actress Han Ga-in. In 2006, her parents finally allowed her to join S.M. Entertainment, and the agency then enrolled her in dance classes. She was trained for 3 years before debuting as a part of f(x) in 2009.
After moving to South Korea, Krystal attended Korea Kent Foreign School, then graduated from Hanlim Performing Arts High School on February 7, 2013, where she was honored with an achievement award. She is currently attending Sungkyunkwan University, majoring in theatre.
2009–13: Career beginnings
Krystal debuted as the lead vocalist of the South Korean girl group f(x) in September 2009.
In March 2010, Krystal participated in a series of music videos under the Melody Project, playing a young student who is in love with her music teacher. She released a solo single titled "Melody" for this project. Krystal then became a host for the music show The M-Wave with Thunder from MBLAQ. In July, the singer debuted as an actress with a minor role in the long-running sitcom More Charming by the Day. She received the "Newcomer Comedy Award" at the 2010 MBC Entertainment Awards for the role.
In 2011, Krystal participated and won first place in SBS's figure-skating show Kiss & Cry. She also starred in the sitcom High Kick 3, playing the role of a superficial and shallow girl who does not have much depth of feelings.
In 2013, Krystal starred in the SBS teen drama The Heirs, playing the role of a spoiled yet kind-hearted wealthy high school student. Her character in the show generated positive recognition among viewers, and she was voted as the Best Onscreen Couple along with CN Blue's Kang Min-hyuk at the 2013 DramaFever Awards.
2014–present: S.M. The Ballad and acting
In 2014, Krystal joined the ballad group S.M. the Ballad, initially formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2010. On the group's 2nd album Breath, she sang the Japanese version of the title track "Breath" with TVXQ's Changmin. She also sang a duet with EXO's Chen titled "When I Was... When U Were...". Krystal performed her duet with Chen live at the S.M. The Ballad Joint Recital on February 12. In June, Krystal, along with her sister Jessica, was featured in the reality show, Jessica & Krystal. The show took on a more close and personal side of the two sisters, addressing their public image and sisterly bond.
Later in the year, Krystal got her first leading role in the SBS's drama My Lovely Girl, alongside Rain and L (Kim Myungsoo). She portrayed a girl who moves from the countryside to Seoul to pursue a music career and ends up meeting a fateful love during the process. Commenting on Krystal's work attitude, Director Park Hyung-ki stated "Despite taking on a difficult character, she shows her determination to pull it off through her gaze to the point you can see sincerity in Krystal when she’s in front of the camera." She released a solo single "All Of A Sudden" for the drama's OST. At the Baeksang Arts Awards, Krystal won the "Most Popular Actress" award in the television category for her role in the drama.
In 2015, Krystal starred alongside actor Seo Jun-young in a 10-minute film entitled, Listen To My Song for W Korea's 10th anniversary. Krystal was also cast in leading roles in an upcoming Chinese movie, titled Unexpected Love along with EXO's Lay; and in the Chinese drama Graduation Season.
On February 12, 2017, it was reported that Krystal will release a collaboration single titled "I Don't Wanna Love You" with Glen Check's member June One Kim. The song was revealed for the first time on February 14 at the re-opening of a clothing store in Seoul, and then be released online at midnight KST on February 15. In July, Krystal starred in tvN's drama spin-off of the Korean manga Bride of the Water God. She was also cast in another tvN drama Wise Prison Life, produced by Reply PD Shin Won-ho.