Seo Ha Joon is best described as a rising star in the South Korean film industry and his skills and talent have earned him international recognition. Though he had a rather too slow start as an actor, his hard work and persistence have paved a way for him into the niche of icons in the entertainment industry. Two movies that exploded his fan base are the 2014 sitcom Only Love for which he won a New Star Award from SBS Drama Awards, and The Flower in Prison which earned him two awards. Moreso he is known for his impressive work in Princess Aurora and Goodbye… and Hello as well as a hand full of appearances on reality TV shows.
It is also worthy to note that his beautiful career almost hit rock bottom in 2017 after he was involved in a scandal. Find out how Seo Ha Joon handled it and know other interesting facts about the Korean actor.
Seo Ha Joon’s Bio
Seo Ha-Joon is a Korean actor who is gradually winning the hearts of many movie lovers with his impressive acting skills. His birth details reveal that he was born on September 19, 1989, in Seoul, South Korea which was where he was also raised. From his early days as a child, his interest in TV and movies was glaring and he already knew what he wanted to become in the future from a tender age. This passion instigated his active participation in acting and other forms of entertainment like music, during his school days.
As mentioned earlier, Seo Ha Joon performed in several school productions throughout his high school days which paved the way for him to go into fulltime acting. His first appearance in a video was in the 2011 musical video tagged I Remember and the next year he got his big break in the coming of age sitcom, Dream High which also featured the likes of Kang So Ra, Jinwoon, Jiyeon, JB, and Hyolyn. After Dream High, Seo was cast in the controversial film, Princess Aurora which triggered a lot of attention his way.
The Asian actor later landed a major character as Do-Wan in the film Goodbye…and Hello where he showed his ability to take on any type of role. It is also worthy to note that Seo Ha Joon received his first award after he acted a major role in the movie Only Love and this was a very exciting experience for the budding actor.
Another movie Seo can be seen in include the Flowers of the Prison – which earned him the award of Best New Star form 9th Korea Drama Award as well as an MBC Drama Awards. He also played Kim Hyun Taein in the TV series Marrying My Daughter Twice which was a very popular sitcom that aired on SBS network.
The Asian actor has been very frugal with information about his parents as no details about their identities have been made available to the public. However, Seo Ha Joon’s family is believed to be very supportive of his career choice and they are doing the best they can to encourage him to attain higher heights in his chosen field of work.
Seo Ha Joon’s Controversy
One of the stormiest periods in his career was when he got entangled in the controversy involving him being portrayed in an obscene video recording which unexplainably leaked to the public. He went silent on the issue for a while and during that period, his fans made their comments with regards to the nude body in the video and his social media platforms became red hot. Seo Ha Joon eventually came public on the matter sometime in July 2017 admitting to the fact that he was truly the one captured in the video and this cooled off the matter to a minimal effect.
Facts About The South Korean Actor
- Seo Ha Joon is a close friend to Hyolyn, his co-star from the sitcom, Dream High.
- The Asian actor is a shy person as he admitted on ELLE Korea that he is an introvert and that he keeps to himself most of the time when he is with friends.
- Seo loves baseball and soccer.
- Seo Ha Joon sings pretty well even though he believes he isn’t good at it.
- His weight is about 70kg and he stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
- The actor has his star sign as Virgo, which portrays him as a humble person.