Meet Lee Si-young – The Multi-Talented Actress With A Perfect Body!
Lee Si-young is best known for her role in the drama Boys Over Flowers as Oh Min-ji, who was mercilessly teased for being homely as a young girl, then undergoes extensive plastic surgery and becomes a backstabbing frenemy to win the heart of her tormentor.
Lee Si-young was born in Cheongwon County, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea on April 17th, 1982. She made her acting debut in 2008 in a guest appearance in season 3 of the Urban Action TV Deja Vu procedural TV Action, followed by the historical drama The Kingdom of the Winds. After that, Lee Si-young actively played various roles in many dramas and films until now.
Besides being famous as a talented actress, Lee Si-young is also a former amateur boxer and she has made contributions to several of her films’ soundtracks, quite the multi-talent, right? Recently, Lee Si-young surprised the public with her physical appearance that was getting more perfect every day, even after giving birth. Check out the details about Lee Si-young’s secret to a slim body!
Definition Of Perfect Slim Body by Lee Si-young
Actress Lee Si Young’s true body proportions have been garnering much interest since her appearance in Playful Kiss on September 29th, 2010. Her entertainment company at that time stated that Lee Si-young’s weight was 48 kg, with a body fat of only 4.7 kg. The average body fat for women is usually between 12 ~ 18 kg, and usually, only a professional athlete is able to maintain a body fat value like Lee Si Young’s.
During the press conference of the drama Playful Kiss, Lee Si Young revealed, “I went on a boxing workout diet and lost 7 kg.” However, a representative recently revealed that not only did she lose weight from boxing, she also underwent a dietary treatment to maintain her low body fat. The representative also said, “As soon as she was cast for Playful Kiss, she began to play tennis and other sports to slim down.”
In Playful Kiss, Lee Si-young had acquired a reputation for making her second-lead roles memorable and endearing in their own right, giving her characters a human, lovable side despite their role as antagonists in the narrative. To illustrate her character better, Lee Si-young lost weight by 7 kg, not only that, the fact that she only has a body fat of only 4.7 kg, indicates that she was dieting in a healthy way.
That’s what makes her body look so perfect, refreshing and also certainly healthy. Her role as a senior who is not only beautiful, smart, and from a distinguished family, she is also proficient in playing tennis, of course, this requires Lee Si-young to have a perfect body. But one more important thing that Lee Si-young managed to convey besides the matter of “perfect body” through her role in this drama is self-confidence and everything requires strong effort and determination.
Shocking Body Shape After Giving Birth
In July 2017, she announced through her social media that she would be getting married on September 30th, 2017, and was 14 weeks pregnant. Five months later, Lee Si-young gave birth to her first child. Hearing news of Lee Si-young’s pregnancy, Kim Young-kwang, Lee Si-young’s co-star in the film Lookout revealed that he had no idea that she was pregnant.
Kim Young-kwang was extremely surprised to hear this news and repeatedly asked if it was true. He said, “I had no idea about Lee Si Young’s pregnancy. She did the stunts herself,” and stayed quiet for a while, thinking. He then continued, “She might have done all of it while thinking that she might not have the time to do [the stunts] anymore. I’ve never talked to her about anything personal, so I didn’t know about the marriage either. We didn’t have a chance to talk much because we had to rush during the second half of the drama. I thought her action scenes were really cool, and I’m really amazed. If it were me, I wouldn’t have been able to do it. That’s amazing.”
Asked to send Lee Si Young a congratulatory message, he said, “Congratulations. I really didn’t know. If I had known, I would have tried to help in any way. You pulled several all-nighters in the beginning, and that’s really something. Congratulations!”
On September 24th, 2017, actress Lee Si-young participated in the 2017 Peaceful Unification Marathon and completed a half-course. She posted a photo of her holding medals on her Instagram and wrote, “It was hard because there weren’t enough restrooms, but I made it in the end. Half marathon. Thank you. My stomach wasn’t hurting, and I was in a good condition.”
According to the video that she uploaded, she completed the half course in 2 hours and 46 minutes. The organizer of the marathon revealed that the average record for women in their 30s is 2 hours and 20 minutes. Seeing this, many netizens expressed their concern about the fact that Lee Si-young, who is 6 months pregnant, is running a marathon. She replied, “I am exercising very safely, checking my heart rate. There will be pacemaker on the day of the marathon and another trainer will be there as well, so I can complete the half marathon safely.”
She posted on her Instagram account, “I had to hold my breath the whole day yesterday. My clothes are getting smaller now.”
On September 30th, 2017, Lee Si-young married Jo Seung-hyun, a businessman who works in the restaurant industry, at a hotel in Seoul with family and friends present. Her agency Huayi Brothers shared a series of her wedding photos on October 1st.
The images show Lee Si-young smiling in an elegant wedding dress. Jun Hyun-moo was the MC for the wedding, ensuring that the ceremony was joyful and comfortable all along. Actor Jung Bo-suk served as the officiator while Gummy, Huh Gak, and DJ DOC performed at the wedding.
Lee Si-young gave birth to the couple’s first child, a baby boy, on January 7th, 2018, and this post was uploaded on August 28th, 2018, her body is still very slim even after she gave birth.