Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

Earlier this September, Shin Se Kyung finally made her “Arthdal Chronicles” debut with its long anticipated second season.

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The actress took on a very controversial role after it was assumed by sought-after actress Kim Ji Won. Thankfully, she received great feedback from fans and critics alike.

With that, here are some things you should know about the actress. Check out these four amazing facts about “Arthdal Chronicles 2” star Shin Se Kyung.

1. Shin Se Kyung began her career at a young age.

At only eight years old, Shin Se Kyung has already stepped into the limelight. The actress began her career as a model in Seo Taiji’s “Take Five” music video in 1998.

Shin Se Kyung

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Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

She also starred in the song’s remake, sung by Younha, in 2017 to celebrate Seo Taiji’s 25th debut anniversary.

2. Shin Se Kyung received her breakthrough through a sitcom.

Following her first media exposure, Shin Se Kyung appeared in various projects as an actress and a model.

Shin Se Kyung

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Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

It wasn’t until 2009, a whole 11 years after her debut, that she finally received her much deserved recognition.

Shin Se Kyung starred in the popular sitcom “High Kick Through the Roof” where she portrayed a character named after her opposite Lee Kwang Soo, Hwang Jung Eum and more.

Run On Cast

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Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

Run On Cast

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Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

In the same year, the actress was named Best New Actress of the Year at the MBC Entertainment Awards.

3. Shin Se Kyung is a part-time YouTuber.

Like many stars, Shin Se Kyung also has her own YouTube channel where she shows what goes on behind her flashy life as an actress.

Shin Se Kyung

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Shin Se Kyung Facts: 4 Things To Know About ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ Star

She also shares her hobbies to connect with her fans as well as entertain them by doing “get ready with me” vlogs and more.

At the moment, Shin Se Kyung has a whopping 1.4 million subscribers which allows her to earn extra income that she donates to charity organizations.

In 2022, she shared her YouTube earnings to a non-government organization to provide support and other services to women from low-income families.

4. Shin Se Kyung is afraid of water.

Despite starring in “The Bride of the Water God,” Shin Se Kyung has a fear of water.

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She has intense aquaphobia that she would even hyperventilate even when showering. Thankfully, she was able to overcome her fear with the help of the production team.