South Korean actress and model Jung Chae-Yul, known for movies like Zombie Detective and I Haven’t Done My Best Yetdied on April 11 at the age of 26.
The news of his death was confirmed by his agency, Management S, through an online statement. Jung was reportedly found dead at her home. However, authorities have not released her cause of death and her agency has asked fans to refrain from spreading rumors and speculation until more details are revealed.
We have to share some very heartbreaking and unfortunate news: Actress Chae-Yul passed away on April 11. Her funeral will be held in private in accordance with her family’s wishes, that she should be sadder than anyone. We hope you will pray for the late Chae-Yu, who was faithful in her acting. May she rest in peace.
Jung Chae-Yul was born on September 4, 1996 and rose to fame as a model and actress in South Korea. In 2016 she started her career in the entertainment industry with the Korean modeling show Devil’s Runway, which earned him some recognition. However, her biggest breakthrough came in 2020 with the Netflix fantasy drama Zombie Detectivewhere she played the character of Bae Yoon-mi.
Her performance earned her critical acclaim and she won Best Challenge at the 18th KBS Entertainment Awards. In addition, she earned her loyal fans and positioned her as an up-and-coming talent making her way in show business.
Jung Chae-Yul continued to shine in more movies and TV performances while keeping her modeling career afloat. Before her unfortunate passing, the star filmed the upcoming drama Impossible Wedding. Unfortunately, death came prematurely, cutting short his fledgling career.
Jung’s family and colleagues were not the only ones distraught by his loss. Her online community and fans took to various social media platforms to say goodbye to the late actress and model, reflecting on her contributions to the entertainment industry.