Jung Ho Yeon Becomes 1st Asian Solo Cover Model for U.S. Vogue Magazine

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Another historic moment for Jung Ho Yeon!

South Korean actress and model Jung Ho Yeon is now the first Asian in history to decorate the cover of America’s Vogue magazine!

The Squid Game star recently lent her stylish looks being the solo cover model of Vogue’s February issue in the United States.

Earlier this week, her agency, Saram Entertainment, said, “Jung Ho Yeon has become the first Asian Vogue US cover model. This is very unusual in the global fashion industry and it helps us estimate how incredible her star power is.”

Aside from gracing the photoshoot, the beautiful actress-model gamely talked about her recent happenings in an accompanying interview.

She recalled the time when the Netflix hit series Squid Game was released. “My whole life has changed in a month,” she revealed. After the drama’s syndrome, she said, “I worked hard, learning English, training posture and voice, and expanding my worldview through art and film.”

In addition, the representatives from Vogue magazine described her saying, “If there is one word to describe Jeong Ho Yeon, it is enthusiasm. She works hard and puts all her heart into everything until it feels like it’s exploded.”

Previously, Jung Ho Yeon visited the United States for her promotional activities. She attended events such as the 2021 LACMA Art+Film Gala, the CFDA Fashion Awards, and the Gotham Awards, where Squid Game created a new record as the first Korean drama to win an award.

Moreover, she took to Instagram to share her delight to become the first Asian solo cover girl of US Vogue. “I can’t express how grateful and honored I am right now. Thank you so much @voguemagazine and the wonderful creative team for this opportunity,” she wrote in the caption.

Check more of Jung Ho Yeon’s photos and full interview in US Vogue’s upcoming February 2022 issue.

Source: iMBC

Photo Credits: US Vogue

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