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The purpose of this study was to clarify how sexual values and sexual knowledge may be related to ego-identity of adolescents. The subjects were 303 adolescents who attended middle or high school in Seoul and KeoungGi province. The survey was based on questionnaires completed by 146 boys and 157 girls. Statistical techniques were t-test, Pearson's correlation, simple regression, hierarchical regression. The results of this were as follows. (1) Boy and girl adolescents' sexual values was associated positively with ego -identity. (2) Boy and girl adolescents' sexual knowledge was associated positively with ego-identity. (3) Boy adolescents' sexual values and knowledge exerted direct effects on ego -identity. But girl adolescents' sexual knowledge exerted indirect effects on ego -identity mediated by sexual values.