On July 5, Jung’s agency reported Jung received the Best Asian Actor at the 7th Hwajung Awards, which took place at Beijing Olympics Gymnasium on July 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Only Chinese actors have been nominated at the awards until last year. However, the Best Asian Actor was newly created this year and Jung became the first winner of the award. Jung also ranked first in the survey about people’s favorite star among all actors who attended the awards, which was conducted by Sina.com.
After Jung received the award, he held a chatting event with some of his Chinese fans on Weibo.
Jung is also popular in Japan now with his drama series Flower Boy Ramyun Shop, which is airing on TBS in Japan.