‘Squid Game’ Actress Jung Ho Yeon Wins Big At The ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’
"Squid Game" actress Jung Ho Yeon takes home a trophy from this year's "Screen Actors Guild Awards."
Jung Ho Yeon was awarded the outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series for her portrayal of the character Kang Sae Byeok in the hit Netflix series "Squid Game." The model turned actress bagged her first-ever nomination and win from the "Screen Actors Guild Awards."
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"Squid Game" is also Jung Ho Yeon's debut K-Drama series.
After being announced as the winner, Jung Ho Yeon shed tears of joy and thanked everyone for a dream come true.
Jung Ho-Yeon receives her first-ever Actor® for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her role in #SquidGame #sagawards pic.twitter.com/PJAHCavDni — SAG Awards® (@SAGawards) February 28, 2022
"First of all, thank you so much. I have been watching all of you on a big screen as an audience, dreaming to become an actor myself one day. I just want to say thank you so much and I'm so honored to be here," Jung Ho Yeon said.
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Jung Ho Yeon also expressed her gratefulness towards her "Squid Game" family in her acceptance speech, saying, "Thank you for making my dream (come true) and opening the door for me. Love you Squid Game team!"
Since her successful debut to the acting world with "Squid Game," Jung Ho Yeon has reached numerous milestones in her career. Soon after "Squid Game" became a global hit, Jung Ho Yeon's popularity skyrocketed gaining millions of followers on Instagram.
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The rising superstar also entered Hollywood after signing a contract under Creative Artist Agency in November of last year.
Congratulations to Jung Ho Yeon!