Esom Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Boyfriends, Facts

Esom Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth January 30, 1990
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Esom is a South Korean actor and model who is known for having been cast in various shows such as White ChristmasGhostTaxi DriverBecause This Is My First LifeThe Third CharmSave Me 2, and British Memories. In addition to that, Esom has also appeared in movies like Samjin Company English ClassMy Exceptional BrotherMan on High Heels, MicrohabitatSanta Barbara, My Little BrotherWarriors of the DawnThe X, Scarlet InnocenceThe Queen of CrimeLike for LikesSecond HalfThe Gifted HandsHindsight, and The Last Blossom.

Born Name

Lee So-young

Other Names

Esom, Lee Som

Esom in 2019
Esom in 2019 (PARKJAEHWAN4WIKI / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Seoul, South Korea


South Korean



Actor, Model


Esom has been signed with Artist Company.



Esom as seen in an Instagram post in April 2017
Esom as seen in an Instagram post in April 2017 (Esom / Instagram)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Esom is of Korean descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Prominent cheekbones
  • Lean physique
Esom as seen during an event in 2018
Esom as seen during an event in 2018 (디스패치 / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Esom Facts

  1. Alongside Jung Woo-sung, she co-starred as Deok-yi in the 2014 thriller film Scarlet Innocence, a modern-day retelling of the classic Korean folktale Simcheongga. This role won Esom the Director’s Cut Award for “Best New Actress” in 2015.
  2. She was cast as Duk-yi in the 2017 historical film Warriors of the Dawn, set during the 1592 Imjin War.
  3. In 2017, she played Miso in the drama film Microhabitat and this won her several accolades including the Busan Film Critics Award for “Best Actress” and Wildflower Film Award for “Best Actress”. The role also got her nominated for the Blue Dragon Film Award, Chunsa Film Art Award, and Grand Bell Award.
  4. Esom appeared as Lee Young-jae, a spontaneous and emotional but honest woman, in the 2018 romantic comedy television series The Third Charm.
  5. She co-starred as Jung Yoo-na in the 2020 comedy-drama film Samjin Company English Class. For this performance, Esom received the Blue Dragon Film Award for “Best Supporting Actress” and Buil Film Award for “Star of the Year” as well as was nominated for Baeksang Arts Award for “Best Supporting Actress – Film” and Chunsa Film Art Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
  6. In 2021, she brought to life the character of Kang Ha-na, an elite prosecutor from the Seoul Northern District Prosecutors’ Office who later becomes interested in Do-gi’s works, in the crime action television series Taxi Driver. The show is inspired by actual real-life heinous crimes committed in Korea and this role won Esom the SBS Drama Award for “Excellence Award for an Actress in a Mini-Series Genre/Fantasy Drama”.
  7. She has also appeared in music videos for songs like Eternal Summer by Lee Min-ki, Cleansing Cream by Brown Eyed GirlsShe’s Gone by G-Dragon, and Day ‘n Night by Tasty.

Featured Image by PARKJAEHWAN4WIKI / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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