Heartbreaking news has burst out in the South Korean entertainment industry as actress Yoo Joo-eun has passed away by suicide on Monday, August 29, 2022. Yoo Joo-eun, the ‘Big Forest’ DraKor actress, was found dead by her elder brother. She was just 27 years old.
Keep reading this article to learn more about Yoo Joo-eun’s personal life, career highlights, cause of death and more!
Yoo Joo Eun’s Cause of Death
Yoo Joo Eun’s cause of death was suicide, as confirmed by her brother. He used Yoo’s Instagram account to break the news that the actress had taken her own life by suicide.
In his publication, he showed Yoo’s suicide letter as her final wish, in which the actress gave reasons for taking her life by suicide, saying goodbye to her close ones and those who supported her. However, the doctors will have to perform a postmortem before any official confirmation.
Yoo Joo-eun’s death was confirmed by her brother
According to the reports by the Korean media, the news of Yoo’s death was revealed by her elder brother through her Instagram account, which has since been changed to private.
His brother revealed through the post that “Joo Eun has left this place and gone to a comfortable place. If you have some time, please come to greet her. I am posting this letter as the actress’s last request.”
Yoo Joo-eun’s Suicide Note
In her suicide note, the deceased actress, Yoo Joo-eun, said, “I am sorry for leaving first. I am especially sorry to my mum, dad, brother and grandma. My heart screams that I don’t want to live. Life without me may be empty, but please live on bravely. I’ll watch everyone. Don’t cry. Don’t get hurt.”
“I desperately wanted to do acting. It was my everything but living that life was not easy,” she said. “God loves me, so he won’t send me to hell. He will understand my heart and take care of me from now on. So don’t worry everyone,” she added.
I’ve lived such a happy life, which was more than what I deserved. That’s why it is enough for me. So please live without placing blame on anyone.
“To all my loving family, friends, and my loved ones.” Thank you so much for embracing and understanding me, who is lacking and impatient. “You were my strength and my happiness,” she wrote near the end of the note.
Her brother also shared her funeral details by stating, “For those who have time, please say farewell to Joo-eun. The deceased’s burial will be held on August 31 in funeral hall #32 of Ajou University Hospital in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province.
Yoo Joo-eun’s personal life details
Birth, Education and Net Worth
The late actress, Yoo Joo Eun, was born on May 3, 1998, in South Korea. She completed her graduation in acting from the acting department at the Korea National University of Arts. Yoo Joo Eun’s estimated net worth is between $1- $5 million dollars.
Yoo Joo-eun’s Career Highlights
Yoo Joo Eun first came into the limelight after making her debut in TVN’s K-Drama “Big Forest” in the year 2018. She then had roles in TV CHOSUN‘s “Joseon Survival Period” (2019), which starred Park Se Wan, Seo Ji Seok and Kyung Soo Jin, and she also appeared in MBC‘s “Never Twice” starring stars like Kwak Dong Yeon among others.
We always say, an artist never dies, he/she stays alive through their work. Thus, Joo-eun will also remain in our heart’s through her acting. Our deep condolences go out to Yoo’s family, friends and loved ones. May God let the departed soul rest in the beauty of paradise.