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Jang Keun-Suk

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Jang Keun-Suk’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Jang Keun-Suk

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Danyang-gun, South Korea

Age

35 years old

Birth Date

August 03, 1987

Star Sign

Cancer

Jang Keun-Suk Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Director

Education & Qualifications

Hanyang University

Net Worth

$6 million

Height

1.8m (6"")

Nationality

South Korean

Chinese Year

Year of the Rabbit

About Jang Keun-suk

Jang Keun Suk is a well-known face as an actor and a singer from South Korea.

He is also known as Jang Keun Suk, and Jang Keun Seok. He has been a part of many TV series, dramas, and successful movies.

Apart from acting, Jang is also a musician, singer, and director. His acting career started in childhood at the age of five as a child model. His initial acting debut was in 1997 through 'Selling Happpines', which aired as a sitcom on HBS (now Channel CGV).

Jang Keun-suk Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jang Keun-suk's net worth?

The net worth of Jang Keun Suk is $6 million.

How much does Jang Keun-suk earn per year?

No information was available about Jang Keun Suk's annual salary.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jang Keun-suk?

Janf Keun Suk is 6 ft (182 cm) tall .

How old is Jang Keun-suk?

As of 2022, Jang Keun Suk is about 35 years.

Childhood And Education

On August 4, 1987, in Danyang-gun County, North Chungcheongbuk Province in South Korea, Jang Keun-suk was born in a middle-class family. His nationality is South Korean. Jang Keun Suk was the only child of his parents.

A family financial crisis forced Jang's parents to sell their house, which changed his life on a positive note. The property dealer who visited to buy the house noticed Keun Suk's looks and advised his parents to try his luck in modeling. During his schooling days, Jang decided to establish a career in singing. He was a great fan of Ken Hirai, a Japanese pop singer, and his favorite Japanese rock band was L'Arc-en-Ciel. Since childhood, he joined music classes and started learning his favorite Japanese language.

He did his Junior high school in New Zealand and earned a college degree from Nelson College in 2003, where he learned both English and Japanese languages. Later, he moved to his motherland, South Korea, where he pursued an acting career at Hanyang University in theater and films.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jang Keun-suk dating?

Jang Keun Suk is single as of 2022. A rumor spread that Keun was dating his co-star actress Park Shin Hye from the series 'You're Wonderful'. However, they both denied it.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jang Keun Suk is best known as a Korean actor for his roles in Korean dramas such as 'Pretty Man', 'Switch', 'The Royal Gambler', and many more. He began his career in 1992.

After gaining popularity in modeling, Jang Keun Suk tried his luck in television with the Korean drama 'Selling Happiness' (1997). The other Korean dramas in which Jang Keun Suk acted are: 'Nonstop 4' (2003), 'Lovers In Prague' (2005), where Keun Suk acted as the president's son and grabbed a huge fan following, and 'Hwang Jin-yi' (2006), is a historical drama and gained a lot of female fan following, 'Beethoven Virus' (2008), and 'You're Beautiful' (2009). His tv series 'Switch: Change The World', an SBS comedy-drama, was telecasted in 2018, where he played double roles.

Apart from Korean dramas, Jang Keun Suk was made onto the big screen in 2006. His first debut movie was 'One Missed Call Final'. It's a horror-based Japanese movie where Jang learned sign language for three months for his role as a deaf boy role in the film. The other movie he acted in include 'The Happy Life' (2007), 'The Longest 24 Months' (2008), 'Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do' (2008), and 'Baby & I' (2008).

Apart from acting Jang Keun Suk is a talented singer, and he gained fame in singing and acting. On April 27, 2011, his first album was released named 'Let Me Cry'. His other albums include 'I Just Wanna Have Fun', 'Just Crazy (Japan)', 'Driving To The Highway', 'Monochrome', 'Nature Boy', and 'Voyage'.

Jang Keun Suk is tried in the direction field with a short film, 'Camp' (2016), a short documentary film shot on wild animals.

Charity Work

Jang is famous among his fans in South Korea for his charity work. He donated a huge amount to charitable trusts and Tsunami victims. He was selected as the brand ambassador of Seoul, Korea, at a very young age for his charity works.

What awards has Jang Keun-suk won?

Jang Keun is accoladed with many prestigious awards. Some of the awards include, in 2008, he received the Best New Actor award for 'You're Beautiful' and 'Beethoven Virus' dramas. In 2012 he received the Best 3 New Artists category award at the 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards. In 2016, he was awarded Best Actor for the movie 'Royal Gambler'.

Jang Keun-suk's Hobbies And Interests

Jang Keun Suk's hobbies are target shooting, cooking, listening to music, driving vehicles, Interior designing, and skiing.

Other Interesting Jang Keun-suk Facts And Trivia

  • In April 2011, Jang Keun Suk conducted 'The Cri Show', covering various countries such as Taiwan and Malaysia, and ended on August 4, 2011, at the Seoul Olympic Hall.
  • 'The Happy Life' is a music-based theme movie where he got a chance to exhibit his singing talent.
  • The actor took a break from acting because of mandatory military service on July 16, 2018. However, because of his bipolar disease, the actor was spared from basic training and hired as a public servant. He was discharged on May 29, 2020.

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