Jung Il Woo Profile: Jung Il Woo Facts and Ideal Type:
Jung Il Woo (정일우) is an actor under Star K Entertainment. His debut was in a small role in a 2006 thriller film The World of Silence. He is known for these roles; Unstoppable High Kick (2006), The Return of Iljimae (2009), 49 Days (2011), Cool Guys, Hot Ramen (2011), Moon Embracing the Sun (2012) and Cinderella with Four Knights (2016).
Birth Name: Jung Il Woo (정일우)
Birth Date: September 9th, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Height: 184 cm (6′)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Official Site: Jung Il Woo
Facebook: Offical Jung Il Woo
Jung Il Woo Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– His religion is Catholic.
– He has an older sister (5 years) named Jung Ji Sung.
– He is the son of former television news anchorman, Jung Hae Hoon.
– He wanted to study broadcasting so he enrolled at Seoul Institute of the Arts, he eventually dropped out and transferred to the Theater and Film department at Hanyang University.
-In 2010 he was in a play called Beautiful Sunday (뷰티풀 선데이) as Jung Suk.
– He graduated from Hanyang University on February 20, 2014.
– In 2012, he was named Asia’s Actor of the Year at the Huading Awards the first non-Chinese actor to do so.
– His rise to fame began by playing a rebellious teen and motorcycle fanatic who had a crush on his teacher in “Unstoppable High Kick”.
– In August of 2006, Il Woo was in a car accident (with his friend and fellow actor Lee Min Ho) and sustained wrist and hip injuries.
– He was awarded the MBC Excellence Award for his role as Prince Yang Myung in The Moon That Embraces the Sun which became one of the top 50 Korean Dramas.
– Jung Il Woo’s Hanbok (Korean traditional costume) was designed by his mother Shim Youn Ok, who is an expert in the nation’s fabrics.
His hobbies include; collecting clothes, movie critiquing, watching movies, listening to music, swimming, and online shopping.
– In 2014 he won Top Excellence Actor (Special Production) from The Night Watchman in the MBC Drama Awards.
– In November of 2016, he was diagnosed with a cerebral aneurysm. This would have exempted him from his mandatory military service, but he enlisted anyway.
– He has completed his military training as a public service worker for the Korea Elder Protection Agency (2016-2018).
– His closest friends are Lee Min Ho and Kim Bum.
-His favorite artists are Jun Ji Hyun and 2NE1.
– He was in the GoodBye Sadness Part 2 OST ‘Goodbye Sadness’ MV as Goo Jung Hyun in 2007.
– He also appeared in SAT’s ‘This is Me’ OST in 2007.
Jung Il Woo Ideal Type: He said his heart is open to dating someone if they are a good person.
Jung Il Woo OST’s:
‘Guilty’ | Narrator for Dynamic Duo (2009)
‘Scarecrow’ | 49 Days (거침없이 하이킥) (2011)
‘Someone Like You’ | Flower Boy Ramen Shop (거침없이 하이킥) (2011)
‘Rain Tears Instead’ | Diary Of A Night Watchman (거침없이 하이킥) (2014)
‘Heartbeat’ | The Rise of a Tomboy (女汉子真爱公式 ) (2015)
‘My All’ | Love and Lies (กลรักเกมมายา) (2017)
Jung Il Woo Dramas:
Unstoppable High Kick (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Lee Yoon Ho (2006-2007)
The Secret of Coocoo Island (크크섬의 비밀) | MBC / as Lee Yoon Ho (Cameo, Episode 1) (2008)
Moon River (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Il Ji Mae (2009)
My Fair Lady (거침없이 하이킥) | KBS2 / as Lee Tae Yun (2009)
High Kick 2 (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Il Woo (Cameo, Episode 35) (2009-2010)
49 Days (거침없이 하이킥) | SBS / as Scheduler (2011)
Flower Boy Ramen Shop (거침없이 하이킥) | tvN / as Cha Chi Soo (2011)
High Kick 3 (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Il Woo (2011-2012)
The Moon Embracing The Sun (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Prince Yangmyung (2012)
The Queen of Office (거침없이 하이킥) | KBS2 / as Cha Chi Soo (cameo) (2013)
Golden Rainbow (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Seo Do Young (2013-2014)
Diary Of A Night Watchman (거침없이 하이킥) | MBC / as Lee Rin (2014)
Cinderella and Four Knights (거침없이 하이킥) | tvN / as Kang Ji Woon (2016)
Love and Lies (กลรักเกมมายา) | True4U / as Tim (2017)
High-End Crush (거침없이 하이킥) | MBN / as Choi Se Hoon (2018)
Haechi (거침없이 하이킥) | SBS / as Lee Geum (2019)
Sweet Munchies (야식남녀) | jTBC, Viki / as Park Jin Sung (2020)
Beautiful Woman (女人花似梦) | Hunan TV / as Jin Wen Hao (TBA)
The Lover’s Lie (恋人的谎言) | LeTV, LeTV / as Lan Tian (TBA)
Bossam: Steal the Fate (보쌈-운명을 훔치다) | MBN / as Ba Woo (TBA)
Jung Il Woo Movies:
The World of Silence (조용한 세상) | as Jung Ho (2006)*
My Love (내사랑 ) | as Ji Woo (2007)
The Rise of a Tomboy (女汉子真爱公式 ) | as Ge Yang (2015)
The Discloser (1급기밀) | as Kang Young Woo (2018)
Jung Il Woo Awards:
2007 9th Mnet KM Music Festival| Best Actor in a Music Video (Goodbye Sadness)
2007 1st Mnet 20’s Choice Awards | New Star Award (Unstoppable High Kick)
2007 MBC Entertainment Awards | Drama Star Award (Unstoppable High Kick)
2009 2nd Korea Junior Star Awards | Daesang, TV category (The Return of Iljimae)
2012 7th Asia Model Festival Awards | Fashionista Award (49 Days, Cool Guys, Hot Ramen)
2012 2nd Ministry of Health and Welfare Share Happiness Awards | Recipient (N/A)
2012 7th Huading Awards | Asia Male Actor Award (N/A)
2014 Cosmo Beauty Awards | Forever Young Icon Male Star (N/A)
2014 MBC Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama (Diary of a Night Watchman)
2015 Asia Influence Eastern Awards | Most Celebrated Actor (N/A)
2016 11th Asia Model Festival Awards | Asian Special Actor Award (N/A)
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