23 years ago, a baby girl was born. 23 years later, this baby girl has grown into a matured and gorgeous young woman. She is, of course, none other than the Jessica Jung we have grown to know and love.
More commonly known as the Ice Princess, Jessica often comes across as being cold and unfriendly due to her short attention span. She seems to be easily bored and is usually seen playing with the ends of her hair or her phone, which seemed inseparable from the owner especially in airports. However, in the recent Japanese variety show Mechamecha Iketeru’s hidden camera, Jessica can be seen smiling brightly as she interacts with the rest of the girls, revealing her true personality.
Her somewhat odd personality is what makes Jessica so unique and endearing. On one hand, she can be seen giggling away like a teenage girl among the rest of the Girls’ Generation members. On the other hand, she can be calm and composed, choosing not to say much during group interviews. At times, she’s lost in her own world while the rest of the girls are being interviewed. However, she opens up when doing solo interviews because she feels that fans would pay close attention to what she has to say.
In addition, Jessica often showed off her close relationship with her sister, Krystal when she gave Krystal a kiss in front of everyone during the ending of one of the year end programs, where even Krystal was taken aback by her sister’s open display of affection. She also appeared as a guest to show her support for her sister when Krystal was on SBS’s skating reality program ‘Kiss & Cry’. Jessica is not only supportive of her sister but she is also protective of her and has mentioned in previous interviews that she regrets not being able to spend more time with her.
One famous trademark of Jessica is her smirk. Her smirk melts hearts of SONEs and her winks are ‘to die for’. Blessed with a good figure, Jessica looks gorgeous no matter what she wears. Being a fashionista, Jessica never fails to amaze during their numerous trips at the airports. During the 2011 MAMA, she revealed her voluptuous figure when she graced the red carpet
Recently Jessica has challenged herself in the world of acting by participating in KBS2’s drama ‘Wild Romance’. Jessica’s character is known as Kang Jonghee, a painter who bites people she cares about, loves her cat, and is bipolar. The twists and turns in the story plot enabled Jessica to show off her acting skills. In addition, Jessica teamed up with rapper Kim Jin Pyo to sing a song called ‘Maybe’ for the drama’s OST. Her bright and cheerful voice appeared to be made for the upbeat rhythm of the song.
Being one of the main vocalists in the group, Jessica’s singing has improved through the years. Departing from her usual bright and cutesy voice, Jessica sang an emotional love song ‘Because Tears Are Overflowing’ for the KBS drama ‘Romance Town’. Her clear sorrowful voice brought up the emotions of beautiful yet sad lyrics of the song.
Appearing in various variety shows, we got to see a fun and different side of Jessica. In Running Man, we got to see our princess run and do some legwork. Her show of aegyo in the show may have caused some of us to cringe but let’s admit it, we love seeing our Ice Princess doing that. She gave new meaning to the word “STRESSED” when she used it during the show
Some of us often joked that Jessica is a part-time Girls’ Generation member and full-time model. This is partly true judging from the various magazine shoots she has been invited to. She graced the cover of CeCi and Dazed magazines, appeared in W Korea, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and many others. She showed us the versatility of Jessica Jung, for example during the Ceci magazine shoot, where Jessica shed her usual feminine side and transformed into a cold city guy.
On this special day, let’s give our dearest Jessica a warm round of applause for her hard work and dedication she has put in for the past years. We hope she’ll have a wonderful birthday with her family, friends and the rest of the Girls’ Generation!
Happy 23rd birthday to the most uniquely endearing girl, Jessica!
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