Park Seo Joon is a popular actor from South Korea who ventured into acting in 2011 but was ushered into the limelight in 2015 following his outstanding performance in Television films, such as Kill Me, Heal Me, She was Pretty and The Chronicles of Evil. Most of the movies Park has featured in have gone on to become instant hits and has garnered massive viewership around the world.
The South Korean movie star has received many award nominations out of which he has won a few of them. Most notable among them include Best New Actor at the 6th Korea Drama Awards (2013), Outstanding Korean Actor at the 13th Seoul International Drama Awards (2018), and a Special Merit Award presented to him at the 8th Korea Tourism Awards. Read on to learn more about him, his personal life and other interesting facts below.
Park Seo Joon Bio (Age)
Park Seo Joon, born on the 16th of December 1988 in Seoul, South Korea, with the birth name Park Yong-Gyu, was raised alongside his two younger brothers. He attended An-am high school and had his university education at the Kyungpook National University. It was reported that he enrolled at the Seoul Institute of Arts where he studied Theatre. In 2008, Park being only 19 at the time got enlisted to serve in the South Korean military following a 2-year mandatory military service as enshrined in the laws of South Korea. He got discharged in 2010 upon completion of his mandatory service.
The popular actor made his first appearance in the entertainment scene in 2011 featuring in the music video of “I Remember” by Bang Yong-guk. The following year, he appeared in “Dream High 2”. In 2013, the same year he starred in “Pots of Gold”, he became the host of Music bank which he held on to till 2015. Park also featured in “A Witch’s Love” in 2014.
The award-winning actor’s breakthrough came in 2015 when he starred in three hit movies that got some award nominations, winning some. The movies included TV films “Kill Me, Heal Me”, “She was Pretty” and “The Chronicles of Evil”. The following year saw him co-star alongside South Korean actress, Go Ara, in TV drama series “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth”. 2017 was a rather successful year for Park Seo Joon. He co-starred with Kim Ji-won in the romance film “Fight for My Way” which ended up a hit and topped the ratings as well.
Park landed his first big-screen lead role, featuring alongside Kang Ha-nuel in the 2017 movie, “Midnight Runners”, an action and comedy film. That same year, he went on to win the Korea Film Actors Association Award for Popular Star. In 2018, the South Korean press nicknamed Park the “master of romantic comedy” due to his impressive display in the romantic comedy-drama, “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim” which recorded tremendous success in the Asian countries.
The actor was a cast member in the second season of the variety show, “Youn’s Kitchen”. He has also appeared in so many other films, television series, and music videos. His career of over 7 years has been successful, earning him a large fan base, accolades, and wealth too.
Does He Have a Wife or Dating a Girlfriend?
Park Seo Joon’s name has not been spared out of celebrity relationship gossips and rumors. In 2015, there were reports in certain quarters which revealed that Park had been dating Baek Jin Hee since 2013, although after that the relationship ended.
Seo Joon has reportedly been involved with lots of other women but no official news as regards anyone. Apparently, the movie star is currently single and is focused on reaching the climax of his career.
His Height And Other Facts
- Park Seo Joon, despite his charming looks, has a very good physique and height. He is considered to have a height of about 1.85 m which is a little above 6 feet.
- Park possesses the physique, fashion style and charisma of a model. He has done quite a number of adverts and modeling gigs.
- The South Korean is the first man in the whole of Asia to become the face of popular Men underwear clothing line – Tommy Hilfiger.
- He has won a lot of styles and fashion awards to show how fashionable he is.
- Although Seo-Joon is not gay, he has a strong bromance going on with his tight male friends.
- The actor also shows a high level of concern and care for not just his friends, but also for his co-actors and sometimes they even hang out together.
- Park is a die-hard fan of baseball and watches soccer too. His passion for baseball especially is beyond the charts.