Netizens Are Shocked After Realizing The Korean Star Playing Min Ho’s Mom In “XO, Kitty” Is Actually A Well-Known Veteran Actress

Her 20+ years in acting include a role in iconic K-Drama “Boys Over Flowers.”

One of the hottest shows on Netflix right now is the spin-off of the hit franchise To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, with the new series XO, Kitty. 

“XO, Kitty” poster | Netflix

The upcoming series follows the romance story of Kitty (Anna Cathcart), Lara Jean (Lana Condor)’s little sister.

After Kitty meets Dae (Jeon Ho Young) when her family visits Seoul, South Korea (at the end of the last film), Kitty convinces her family to let her attend an international school in Seoul that happens to be with Dae.

Amongst the amazing cast of rising stars and storylines, there have also been some unexpected cameos from the likes of 2PM‘s Ok Taecyeon and Cherry Bullet‘s Chaerin.

2PM’s Taecyeon | Netflix
Cherry Bullet’s Chaerin | Netflix

Yet, it seems like another unexpected cameo has shocked netizens, and it comes from a veteran Korean actor. While netizens have become obsessed with the character Min Ho (played by Lee Sang Heon)…

Min Ho played by Lee Sang Heon  | Netflix
| Netflix 

People are equally in love with the character’s mother. Although she only made a short cameo in the series, netizens couldn’t get over the visuals and charisma of the actress.

Min Ho’s mother | Netflix
| Netflix

In particular, netizens were shocked when they realized that Min Ho’s mom was played by none other than Korean actress Han Chae Young.

Actress Han Chae Young | @han_chae_young/Instagram

Making her debut in 2000, the actress has wowed fans over the years in various roles, like Sassy Girl, Autumn in my Heart, and many more.

In particular, a lot of K-Drama fans also know her for her role in the iconic K-Drama Boys Over Flowers as Min Seo Hyun, who was the first love of Yoon Ji Hoo (played by Kim Hyun Joong).


After realizing who she really was, a post on TikTok quickly blew up, with over 500,000 views in less than 24 hours and 60,000 likes.


I knew it #xokitty #boysoverflowers #minho #sangheonlee #teamminho #jennyhan #toalltheboysivelovedbefore #xokittynetflix #xokittytiktok

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In the comments, netizens couldn’t get over the fact that the show had such a huge Korean star in it. While many know her from “Boys Over Flowers,” the actress received love for many other shows, including being the lead in Sassy Girl.

Not only is XO, Kitty full of many rising stars, but it also has veteran actors and idols that enhance the show even more. You can read more about netizens being shocked at the Netflix series below.

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