Who is Go Ara? Wiki bio
Go Ara was born in Province, South Korea, on February 11, 1990, so her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she has South Korean nationality. She is an actress and a model, perhaps best known for her roles in TV series “Reply 1994”, “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” and “Sharp”.
Early life and education
Go grew up with an older brother in Jinju in South Gyeongsang by their mother who is a nurse and their father who is a soldier, so moved around a lot with her father’s posts.
She became interested in modeling when she was in elementary school, and when she was in a local high school, her best friend encouraged her to send her application to the SM Entertainment modeling agency, which became her sponsor, and at the age of 13 age, Go won the SM Entertainment Teen Model Contest. She also started practicing her acting skills after enrolling in high school, appearing in most of the school’s plays until she was accepted into the matriculation exam in 2004. Go did not go to university.
Film and music video appearances
In 2007, she made her debut film appearance, starring in the action-adventure film “Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and the Sea‘, starring Takashi Sorimachi and Rei Kikukawa and closely based on the life of the real Genghis Khan.
She portrayed Liz Park in “Dance, Subaru!” in 2009, and was then invited to play Yoo Ji-won in the drama sports film “Pacemaker”, starring Sung-Ki Ahn and Tae-Joon Choi, and follows a pacer of the Korean national marathon team. Some of Go’s more recent roles in movies were in “Papa” in 2012, “The Magician” in 2015, and “Phantom Detective” in 2016.
Her music video debut was in “Hug” performed by TVXQ in 2004, followed by her appearances in “La’Tale” in 2006 and “Innocent Blue” in 2008. She appeared in another TVXQ video in 2011 titled “Before U Go”, while also appearing in SHINee’s “Juliette” in the same year. Her last appearance in a music video was in Cho Kyuhyun’s “A Million Pieces” in 2015.
Go is also a singer and released her two debut songs “Now” and “Little Girl Dreams” in 2012, while “Start” followed in 2013. She continues to model and has served as an ambassador for many organizations such as the Good Neighbors non- governmental organization from 2011 to 2018, and Seoul Police Goodwill in 2015.
Appearances in TV series
She made her TV series debut with Leek Ok-rim in “Sharp 1” in 2003 while reprising her role in “Sharp 2” in 2005. The following year, she appeared in “Snow Flower”, and then she was invited to play Son Young-in in “Who Are You?” in 2008, and in 2009 he was a member of the main cast of “Karei naru Spy” and “Heading to the Ground”.
She rose to fame after playing the lead character Sung Na-jung in the comedy romance series ‘Reply 1994‘ in 2013, which also starred Woo Jung and Yeon-Seok Yoo, and follows several young adults living in a boarding house in Seoul sometime in the ’90s. She was then invited to play various supporting characters in series such as “You’re All Surrounded” in 2014, “The Producers” in 2015 and “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth” in 2016.
Some of Go’s latest roles in TV series were in “Haechi” in 2019 and “Hospital Playlist” and “DoDoSolSolLLaLaLaSol” in 2020.
Awards and honors
Go has been nominated for more than 20 awards, winning eight, her first in 2003. In 2004, she won the KBS Drama Award for Best Young Actress, and then received an SBS Drama Award for New Star in 2006. In 2007, she saw she won three awards, including a 43rd Baeksang Arts Award for Best New Actress and a Mnet 20’s Choice Award for the Barbie Girl.
The last two awards she has won are a 7th Style Icon Award in 2014 and a Korea Film Actors Association Award for Popularity in 2016.
Love life and relationships
Rumors are circulating on the internet that Ara is in a relationship with Yunho, a singer and member of the music band TVXQ. The two have known each other since 6th grade and they grew up together as best friends. It was reported in late 2011 that they had started dating, but Yunho addressed the public in December 2012 when he appeared on the show “Beatles Code 2”, explaining that the two are only good friends. Yet most people still believe that Go and Yunho have been together for more than eight years.
Jung Yun-ho was born in Gwangsan, Gwangju in South Korea, on February 6, 1986, his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he is a South Korean national. He is an actor and a singer, best known as one half of the duo TVXQ. He started dancing while in high school, competed in competitions all over the country and won the 1st Annual SM Best Competition in 1999. He joined TVXQ on December 26, 2003 when the gang consisted of five people, and their debut song “Hug” became a huge hit, but three members left in 2010, leaving only Yunho and Max Chagmin.
On May 25, 2015, Yunho also embarked on his solo career with his debut mini album “U Know Y”.
Hobbies and other interests
Go has been interested in music since she was seven, starting piano lessons at age nine and then started learning how play the flute at the age of 13. She enjoys watching movies in her spare time, with some of her favorite actors and actresses being Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, “One Day”, and “Remember Me”.
She loves to travel and her career as an actress has taken her on several tours in Asia, while also performing in various venues in the US and vacationing in various countries in Europe such as Switzerland and Austria.
She is an animal lover and occasionally volunteers at a local animal shelter in Seoul – she has a dog and a cat. Go enjoys reading and drawing in her free time.
Appearance and power
Ga is 30 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.69 m tall and weighs about 58 kg. As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated to be close to $1 million.