A woman living a dual life as a successful art curator by day and an idol group fangirl by night is determined to stay away from romance and focus on her career and hobby. But things change when she meets the new art director of her gallery who used to be a painter. When he learns about her private life as a fangirl, he becomes interested in her.
- Drama Title: Her Private Life
- Other Titles: N/A
- Genre: Romantic Comedy
- Director: Hong Jong-chan
- Writer: Kim Hye-young
- No. of Episodes: 16
- Broadcast Period: April 10 to May 30, 2019
- Time Slot: Wednesday & Thursday @ 21:30 Korean Standard Time
- Running Time: 60 minutes
- TV Network: tvN (cable)
- Production Company(s): Studio Dragon, Bon Factory Worldwide
- Preceded by: Touch Your Heart
- Followed by: Search: WWW
Cast & Characters
Park Min-young as Sung Deok-mi, a senior curator at the Chaeum Museum of Art. She is an elegant woman with stellar work ethics, but secretly runs an fan website for an idol star named Si-an. She inherited her fangirl habits from her parents who have weird obsessions with knitting and rocks.
Kim Jae-wook as Ryan Gold, the new director of the Chaeum Museum of Art. He is an art genius with good looks that would pass as an artwork. He is a cynic and a perfectionist with a painful past. He meets Sung Deok-mi at the museum and finds out about her private life as a fangirl.
Ahn Bo-hyun as Nam Eun-gi, Sung Deok-mi’s long time friend who secretly harbors feelings for her.
ONE as Cha Si-an, the object of Duk-mi’s obsession, a famous idol star from a boy group called White Ocean.
Park Jin-joo as Lee Seon-joo, Duk-mi’s best friend who is a mom and a fangirl.
Maeng Sang-hoon as Sung Geun-ho, Duk-mi’s father who is obsessed with rocks.
Kim Mi-kyung as Go Young-sook, Duk-mi’s mother who is obsessed with knitting.
Kim Bo-ra as Cindy, a daughter of the art gallery’s director who is also a fansite master like Duk-mi.
Hong Seo-young as Choi Da-in, Ryan’s classmate from college.
Hyunuk of IN2IT as a member of White Ocean
Inho of IN2IT as a member of White Ocean
Inpyo of IN2IT as a member of White Ocean
Jiahn of IN2IT as a member of White Ocean
Park Myung-shin as Nam Se-yeon, Nam Eun-gi’s mother
Kim Sun-young as Eom So-hye, the former director of Chaeum Museum
Lee Il-hwa as Cha Shi-an’s mother
The following figures are nationwide TV ratings from Nielsen Korea.
- Episode 1 (April 10, 2019) — 2.661%
- Episode 2 (April 11, 2019) — 2.410%
- Episode 3 (April 17, 2019) — 2.432%
- Episode 4 (April 18, 2019) — 2.347% (LOWEST)
- Episode 5 (April 24, 2019) — 2.539%
- Episode 6 (April 25, 2019) — 2.675%
- Episode 7 (May 1, 2019) — 2.716%
- Episode 8 (May 2, 2019) — 2.808%
- Episode 9 (May 8, 2019) — 3.085% (HIGHEST)
- Episode 10 (May 9, 2019) — 2.730%
- Episode 11 (May 15, 2019) — 2.697%
- Episode 12 (May 16, 2019) — 2.793%
- Episode 13 (May 22, 2019) — 2.655%
- Episode 14 (May 23, 2019) — 2.735%
- Episode 15 (May 29, 2019) — 2.474%
- Episode 16 (May 30, 2019) — 2.864%
- AVERAGE — 2.664%
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