Jo Bo Ah Signs Exclusive Contract With Keyeast
Actress Jo Bo Ah is taking a leap in her acting career by signing an exclusive contract with a new agency, Keyeast!
On January 15, Lee Yeon Woo, CEO of Keyeast Management Division, said, “The lovely and natural beauty actress Jo Bo Ah, who is widely loved by the public for her versatile talent, is joining Keyeast.”
Keyeast shared through an official press release, “We will provide our full support to actress Jo Bo Ah, who is both renowned and skilled in acting, so that she can take a step forward in a more systematic environment,” the representative said.
Jo Bo Ah debuted in 2012 through the drama Shut Up Flower Boy Band. She has captured the attention of public with her ‘first-love-looking’ image and innocent beauty through a chocolate CF.
Later that year, she appeared in the MBC period drama Horse Doctor. In 2014, she played her first lead role in tvN’s romantic comedy series Surplus Princess. Then, she starred in her first movie project, the suspense-thriller film Innocent Thing (2014).
Notably, she played a supporting role in the high-rating KBS 54-episode weekend family drama All About My Mom which recorded 38.2% rating according to Nielsen Korea. Through the drama, she won the Popularity Actress Award at the KBS Drama Awards, and Best New Actress Award at the 28th Grime Awards.
In 2017, she was once again loved by the public for his girl crush character, Ji Hong Ah, in the romantic melodrama Temperature of Love.
She also expanded her acting spectrum by playing the role of a university student who became a single mother in the drama Goodbye to Goodbye. For her title role, she won three awards; Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama (6th APAN Star Awards), Best New Actress (2nd The Seoul Awards), and Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend Drama (2018 MBC Drama Awards).
Through her recent dramas Forest and The Tale of the Nine Tailed, Jo has successfully carried out various acting transformations, ranging from pure romance to action and fantasy genres.
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Aside from acting, she also played an active role in the entertainment industry by appearing in numerous variety shows including Baek Jong Won’s Alley Restaurants. Jo also showcases her hosting skills as an MC in various award shows, including the 2018 DMC Festival Korean Music Wave, 2018 SBS Gayo Daejeon, 2019 Seoul Drama Awards, 29th Seoul Music Awards and 2020 KBS Drama Awards.
Meanwhile, Keyeast currently houses actors Hwang In Yeop, Moon Ga Young, Ji Soo, Kang Han Na Park Ha Sun, Kim Dong Wook, Yoo Hae Jin, Kim Seo Hyung, Go Ah Sung, and Lee Dong Hwi.
Source: Sports Donga
Image Credits: Keyeast