Krystal Jung Biography
(Singer, Actress and Member of the South Korean Girl Group ‘F(x)’)
Birthday: October 24, 1994 (Scorpio)
Born In: San Francisco, California, United States
Chrystal Soo Jung is an American singer and actress currently working in South Korea. Better known by the mononym Krystal, she is one of the most prolific artists in the Korean entertainment industry today. Despite being spotted at only five years of age by her future agency S.M. Entertainment, it wasn’t until 2002 that she began her career as a child model, appearing in television commercials. S.M. Entertainment arranged dance classes for her and in 2009 she debuted as part of the K-pop group f(x), alongside four other girls. The group’s popularity led her to be included in a second group, S.M. The Ballad. In 2010, television came calling. She portrayed a young student in a series of music videos called the Melody Project. Krystal landed her first major role on Korean television in 2014 when she was cast opposite Rain in the musical romance ‘My Lovely Girl’. Considered to be a fashion icon, her elegance and sense of style have garnered her several awards, including the 2016 Celebrity of the Year – Photogenic Award from the Korea Fashion Photographers Association. In 2017, she is set to appear in a major role in a film, a Chinese-Korean joint venture, ‘Unexpected Love’.