Born on October 4, 1993, Yeonmi Park (Park Yeon-mi) is a North Korean defector who escaped to China in 2007 and settled in South Korea. After her father was sent to a labor camp for smuggling, her family faced starvation. They fled to China, where Park and her mother fell into the hands of human traffickers before escaping to Mongolia. She rose to global prominence after she delivered a speech at the One Young World 2014 Summit in Dublin, Ireland — an annual summit that gathers young people from around the world to develop solutions to global problems. For more information, read the article below.

Yeonmi Park

Before Fame: She rose to prominence after delivered a speech  at the One Young World 2014 Summit in Dublin, Ireland.

Family/ Relationships

Yeonmi Park Parents/Ethnicity/Nationality

Born in Hyesan, North Korea, her father was a civil servant who worked at the Hyesan town hall as part of the ruling Workers’ Party, and her mother was a nurse for the North Korean Army. She has an older sister named Eunmi.

Yeonmi Park Affair/Dating/Marrief

Not Available at the moment. For more information, contact her on twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Park Yeon-mi
  • Nicknames: Yeonmi Park
  • Birthday: October 4, 1993
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Birthplace: Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, North Korea
  • Current Residence: China/South Korea
  • Education: Not Available
  • Profession: Human Rights Activist, Author, Speaker, Actor
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Ethnicity/Race: Asian
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Not Available
  • Spouse/Wife: Not Available
  • Children: Not Available
  • Net Worth: Not Available


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She came from an educated, politically connected family that turned to black market trading during North Korea’s economic collapse in the 1990s.
  • She is now an advocate for victims of human trafficking in China and works to promote human rights in North Korea and around the globe. 

Memorable Quotes:

No humans deserve to be oppressed just because of their birthplace.