Breakout Star Jung Ho Yeon Thinks She Could Have Died Early in ‘Squid Game’ + Takes Fans in her Off-Duty Activities in Seoul

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Jung Ho Yeon went from runway model to most talked about South Korean actress after starring in the record-breaking Netflix series "Squid Game."

Not only did she gain a ton of Instagram followers, but the blockbuster hit Kdrama opened a lot of opportunities for the newcomer, gracing various fashion magazines and being a muse of brands such as Adidas and Louis Vuitton.

Now, the South Korean beauty is everywhere and by everywhere means, she is booked and busy since the nine-part episode premiered in September.

Interestingly, Vogue recently featured the breakout star as she showed her fans a glimpse of her life in Seoul.

Vogue Features 24 Hours with 'Squid Game' Star Jung Ho Yeon

Titled "24 Hours With Squid Game's HoYeon Jung," the model turned actress took a day off and brought the viewers along with her as she met with her loved ones, including a mini-reunion with her "Squid Game "co-stars.

The 27-year-old actress visited her stylist and best friend to catch up with her and talk about her new journey.

During their conversation, Jung Ho Yeon says that she is busy but was so grateful for "Squid Game."

Her career skyrocketed after landing the role of North Korean player no. 067 Kang Sae Byeok, who is well-loved by the viewers.

"Working on Squid Game was so fun and worth it," she said, adding, "It's so fascinating. It's only been one month. In just one month, everything changed. My entire life changed so much.

Why Jung Ho Yeon Thinks She Wouldn't Survive 'Squid Game

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Speaking of the mega-hit Netflix series, the model-actress gets honest and thinks she would not survive the game and would have died early.

As the Vogue team let Jung Ho Yeon try the Dalgona challenge once again, the 27-year-old beauty immediately broke the cookie and wasn't able to finish the challenge.

"I fail at this every time. But had I been a participant in "Squid Game," I would have died doing the dalgona," she explained in Korean.

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Jung Ho Yeon Reunites with 'Squid Game' Co-Stars

Interestingly, the Vogue team surprised Jung Ho Yeon with her two special visitors.

The model-actress reunited with her "Squid Game" castmates Kim Joo Ryoung who played player no. 212 Han Mi Nyeo and Lee Yoo Mi, who took on the role of player no. 240 Ji Yeong.

The girls bonded over some fancy wine and steak dinner as they caught up with each other and talked about life after the hit series.

Her 24 hours with Vogue video was not the first time she appeared on the publication's Youtube channel.

In 2016, Vogue featured Jung Ho Yeon and her beauty routine, flaunting her makeup and skincare regimen.

At the time, the runway model was sporting fiery red hair that made her stand out among the crowd.

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Written by Geca Wills

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