Hyun-jung Go is a South Korean actress who came into stardom with Sandglass (1995), one of the highest-rated and critically acclaimed dramas in Korean television history. She retired after marrying Chuung Yong-jin in 1995, then returned to acting after their divorce in 2003. Go has since regained her top star status in Korea, becoming the highest paid actress on TV after the success of her series Queen Seondeok (2009) and Daemul (2010). In 2014, she began teaching acting at her Dongguk University as an adjunct professor in the theater department. Go won Best Actress (2010) in the 37th Korea Broadcasting Awards and many other awards.
Go Hyun-jung graduated from Dongguk University with a degree in Performing Arts. She debuted in the Korean entertainment industry as a Miss Korea runner-up in 1989.
In May 1995, Go married Chung Yong-jin, vice chairman and CEO of Shinsegae Group and grandson of Samsung founder Lee Byung-chull. But after eight years of marriage, a messy divorce followed in November 2003, during which she lost complete custody of her two children.