Song was a cover model for Kiki Magazine before she made her acting debut in the feature film Wishing Stairsthe third installment in the Whispering Corridors film series. She made her television debut in the romantic comedy Princess Hours and the historical Jumong Besides acting, Song is one of the regular casts of the South Korean variety show Running Man sincewhich brought her international recognition.
Her mother was a South Korean national swimmer representative. She has a younger sister and a younger brother, Cheon Seong-moon, an actor. Song dreamed of becoming an actress during her high school years after watching Park Shin-yang in the South film, Promise. She graduated with a degree in tax accounting from Kyungmoon University now Kookje College.
Before entering the acting industry, Song was cast while Turned off the tv song ji hyo dating a part-time job at a cafe. Before Song debuted as an actress, she was a model for Kiki Magazine. She chose "Song Ji-hyo" as her stage name because she was inspired by the two famous actors Song Seung-heon and Song Hye-kyoboth main protagonists of Autumn in My Heart.
She also made a cameo appearance in the television series Age of Innocence. Song made her feature film debut in Wishing Stairsthe third installment of the horror Whispering Corridors film seriesafter beating out actors in an audition. She starred in the crime thriller Somewhere she played a reporter. Song made her television debut in the romantic comedy, Princess Hourswhere she played a ballet dancer who dreams to be a ballerina.
In the same year, she played the role of Lady Ye So-ya, the first wife of Jumong and the mother of King Yuri in the historical television series Jumong The series was a commercial hit, receiving the highest viewership ratings of all the Korean dramas that aired in The following year, Song starred as a swimming champion who has a painful past in the comedy film Sex Is Zero 2the sequel to Sex Is Zero opposite Im Chang-jung.
The film became one of the highest-grossing films ofand led to increased recognition for Song. She later commented, "When I decided to do this film, nudity was not the central issue.
How much I expose is not important to me; I thought without that scene, it would be difficult to portray the subtle changes in emotion. What mattered to me at the time was working on my facial expressions apart from the posture that the director wanted me to convey".
Song has joined the urban action variety show Running Man since She appeared in the show as a guest in episode 2 to episode 5 then officially joined and became a regular cast in episode 6. Jackal where she played a clumsy assassin.
The following year, Song participated Turned off the tv song ji hyo dating dubbing for the animated film Maritime Police Marco and played a detective in Park Hoon-jung 's crime film New World Song took on the leading role in the medical romantic comedy television series Emergency Couple co-starring Choi Jin-hyuk ;  playing a divorced medical intern who encounters her ex-husband of an ugly divorce at an emergency room.
Instarred in the romantic comedy series Ex-Girlfriend Club opposite Byun Yo-han as a film producer. Song revealed that she had changed her birth name from "Cheon Seong-im" to "Cheon Soo-yeon" on episode of Running Manstating that she had changed it because "a lot of people recognize it nowadays". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a Korean name ; the family name is Cheon.