Sowon Signs Exclusive Contract With IOK Company + Makes Fresh Start As Actress Kim So Jung
Sowon has officially joined IOK Company and will be actively promoting as an actress under her real name Kim So Jung!
Aiming to broaden her career, Sowon sealed an exclusive contract with IOK Company. The agency currently houses various actors, including Jo In Sung, Kim Ha Neul, Ko Hyun Jung, Jun Hyo Seong and more.
Through an official press release on August 2, IOK Company shared, “Sowon, who has received great love as GFRIEND’s leader, will change her stage name to Kim So Jung and will be taking a new leap forward with IOK Company.”
“We will give full support to Kim So Jung, who has endless potential, so that she could showcase her skills and talent and grow as an actress. Please show lots of support and interest in actress Kim So Jung’s future activities.”
Kim So Jung (Sowon) debuted as a member and leader of the K-pop girl group GFRIEND in January 2015. She was loved for creating a unique aura with her colorful charms and impressive skills, as well as her tall height and beautiful visuals with a golden ratio.
She has been recognized for her versatility, which led her winning the Beauty Icon category at the 2019 Korea First Brand. Kim So Jung has also showcased her hosting skills in MBC Every1’s beauty show Look at Me! and KBS Joy’s Trend With Me in 2018.
On May 18, GFRIEND parted ways with their long-time agency Source Music after all of the members decided not to renew their contracts.
Meanwhile, IOK Company recently acquired a 100% stake in YNK Entertainment and established a stronger lineup of actors.
Congratulations and good luck to your new career, Kim So Jung!
Image Credits: IOK Company
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