Esom (Lee So Young) Profile & Facts

Esom became well-known for her lead part in the 2014 movie Scarlet Innocence, for which she was nominated five times for Best New Actress awards.

Esom (Lee So Young) Profile & Facts

Esom is an actor from South Korea. Lee So-young is her real name, and she was born in Seoul, South Korea, on January 30, 1990. She became well-known for her lead part in the 2014 movie Scarlet Innocence, for which she was nominated five times for Best New Actress awards.

She has also been in other movies, like Man on High Heels (2014) and Samjin Company English Class (2020). Besides her work in movies, she has also had important parts in TV shows like “The Third Charm” (2018) and “Taxi Driver” (2021). Management MMM is in charge of Esom right now.



Birth NameLee So Young (žĚīžÜĆžėĀ)
Stage NameEsom (žĚīžÜú)
Birthday30 January 1990
Height171 cm (5’7″)
Zodiac Sign
Blood TypeA
NationalitySouth Korea

“Esom (žĚīžÜú)‚ÄĚ Drama & Movies:

2023LTNSWoo JinMain RoleKorean Drama, TVING
2023Black KnightSeol AhMain RoleKorean Drama, Netflix
2023Single in SeoulSupport RoleLotte Entertainment
2023Dr. Cheon and Lost TalismanYoo KyungMain RoleCJ Entertainment
2023Kill Bok SoonCha Min HeeMain RoleNetflix
2023PhantomYoon Nan YeongSupport RoleSBS
2021Taxi DriverKang Ha NaMain RoleKorean Drama, SBS
2020Samjin Company English ClassJeong Yoo NaMain RoleLotte Entertainment
2019Save Me Season 2Kim Young Sun [Min Chul’s sister]Main RoleKorean Drama, OCN
2019Inseparable BrosMi HyunMain RoleNext Entertainment World
2018The Third CharmLee Yeong JaeMain RoleKorean Drama, JTBC
2018MicrohabitatMi SoMain RoleCGV Arthouse
2017Because This Is My First LifeWoo Soo JiMain RoleKorean Drama, tvN
2017Warriors of the DawnDuk Yi [Prince Gwang Hae’s court lady]Support Role20th Century Studios
2017My Little BrotherOh Joo MiMain RoleThe Walt Disney Company
2016The Queen of CrimeKyung Jin SookSupport RoleContents Panda
2016Like for LikesJang Na YeonMain RoleCJ Entertainment
2014Scarlet InnocenceDeok YiMain RoleCJ Entertainment
2014Santa BarbaraSupport Role9ers Entertainment
2014High HeelJang MiSupport RoleLotte Entertainment
2013The X“Fingers”Main RoleA24
2013The Story of Man and Woman[Woman] {Story 3}Main RoleMBC
2013The Gifted HandsKim Seung GiSupport RoleTNT
2013Behind the CameraCameoFilament Pictures

What is Esom’s Most Recent Work?

The Korean drama LTNS, in which Esom stars as the lead character Woo Jin, is her most recent project. The drama came out in 2023 and can be seen on TVING. Besides that, she will be in a number of new movies coming out soon, including Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman, Kill Bok Soon, Phantom, Single in Seoul.

Has She Won Any Awards for Her Acting?

For her performing, Esom has won a number of awards:

Award CeremonyYear PresentedCategoryNomineeResult
Baeksang Arts Awards2015Best New Actress – FilmScarlet InnocenceNominated
Baeksang Arts Awards2018Best Supporting Actress – FilmWarriors of the DawnNominated
Marie Claire Film Festival2018Best New ActressMicrohabitatWon
Blue Dragon Film Awards2014Best New ActressScarlet InnocenceNominated
Blue Dragon Film Awards2018Best Leading ActressMicrohabitatNominated
Blue Dragon Film Awards2020Best Supporting ActressSamjin Company English ClassWon
SBS Drama Awards2021Excellence Award for an Actress in a Mini-Series Genre/Fantasy DramaTaxi DriverWon
Wildflower Film Awards2018Best ActressMicrohabitatWon

Who Are Some of Her Co-Stars?

During her career, Esom has worked with a number of stars and actresses. Here are some of her co-stars:

  • Lee Je Hoon in Taxi Driver.
  • Lee Min Ki in Because This Is My First Life.
  • Park Hae Il in Warriors of the Dawn.
  • Ahn Jae Hong in The Third Charm.
  • Kim Young Kwang in Samjin Company English Class.
  • Lee Sung Min in Microhabitat.
  • Lee Dong Hwi in Inseparable Bros.