Jin Goo Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Feb 07, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Jun 16, 2022
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About Jin Goo

Jin Goo, a well-known actor was born in Seoul, South Korea.

Jin Goo won the hearts of the people through his role played in the 2009 noir thriller film, 'Mother'. He won the Best Supporting Actor at the Grand Bell Awards followed by Blue Dragon Film Awards for his role in this movie.

Along with that, Jin Goo has become famous and quickly became a heartthrob for people not only from South Korea but all over the world with his role played in the famous television series 'Descendants Of The Sun'. After the noir thriller 'Mother', this was the series that got him even more recognition.

Jin Goo Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jin Goo’s net worth?

The net worth of the South Korean supporting actor, Jin Goo is around $1.5 million. He has earned his net worth by playing a part in both television dramas and South Korean movies.

How much does Jin Goo earn per year?

Jin Goo has built an incredible career as a movie actor. So, his source of income depends mostly on the movies and the TV series that he opts for. All the information regarding the great supporting actor, Jin Goo's annual salary is still unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jin Goo?

The Korean actor Jin Goo has a height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Jin Goo?

Born on July 20, 1980, the actor Jin Goo will turn 42 years old in 2022.

Childhood And Education

It seems like the famous South Korean supporting actor who has won many awards is private about his childhood life. The supporting actor who has acted in many dramas, Jin Goo has studied advertising at the Sahmyook University.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Jin Goo was born to his father, Jin Yeong-Ho, and his mother, Park Dong-Geum.

Who is Jin Goo’s partner?

Coming to his personal life, Jin Goo married his girlfriend, Kim Ji Hye, in September 2014. They both have been married for a little less than a decade now. Together, they have two children who were born in June 2015 and November 2016.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After his debut in the 2003 TV drama 'All In', Jin Goo won his recognition through the noir thriller, 'Mother' which is a film released in 2009.

What awards has Jin Goo won?

Jin Goo had won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the Blue Dragon Film Award and the Grand Bell Awards. He had received this award for the part he had played in Bong Joon-Ho's thriller film, 'Mother'. He also won the Best New Actor award for the film 'Epitaph'. Since 2005, he has been nominated for various categories. Jin Goo was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for the role he had played in 'C'est si Bon'.

Other Interesting Jin Goo Facts And Trivia

  • Jin Goo's zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • The drama film titled 'C'est si Bon' was released in 2015.
  • Jin Goo, who has an eye for selecting the best roles in films and TV dramas, is passionate about acting.
  • He began his debut by playing as a younger version of the protagonist character which was played by Lee Byung Hun in the Korean drama 'All In'. He played the role in this drama in 2003.
  • Apart from 'Epitaph' and 'Mother', another film acted by Jin Goo includes 'Moby Dick'.
  • In 2006, the 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards nominated him for the movie 'A Dirty Carnival'.
  • He returned to TV series after playing in 'Joshi Deka!' as a Korean language teacher .

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Sahmyook University

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Kim Ji Hye


Jin Yeong-Ho, Park Dong-Geum
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