Jung Il Woo

Jung Il Woo - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Jung Il Woo first thought of following his father’s step to become a news anchorman. He studied broadcasting to pursue this career. Later on, he decided to study theater and film to be an actor.

The man from Seoul had his acting debut in 2006. At the time, he starred in the film The World of Silence. In the same year, he also made his TV debut in Unstoppable High Kick.

In 2009, Il Woo got his first leading role for the series The Return of Iljimae.

He then further challenged himself with the series My Fair Lady (2009) and stage performance of Beautiful Sunday (2010).

This actor got his breakout role in 2011. He got a role in the series 49 Days.

He then continued to rise in popularity with hit series such as Cool Guys, Hot Ramen (2011) and Moon Embracing the Sun (2012). The drama’s popularity across Asia launched him to be Hallyu (Korean Wave) star.

Over the years, Il Woo starred in more hit series and films. He saw increase of popularity on international level.

Some of his most well-known works are Golden Rainbow (2013-2014), High End Crush (2015), and Gon Rak Game Ma Ya (2017).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Jung Il Woo (정일우)
  • Stage Name: Jung Il Woo
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: September 9, 1987
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Height: 184 cm (6′)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: Hanyang University
  • Hobbies: –
  • Parents: –
  • Sibling: Jung Ji Sung (older sister)
  • Girlfriend: –
  • Facebook: Offical Jung Il Woo
  • Twitter: @ActorJungilwoo
  • Instagram: @jilwww
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  • Youtube: –
  • Official Site: Jung Il Woo Official

Facts

  • Il Woo grew up in Seoul.
  • He has one older sister who is five years older than him.
  • In 2010, he did a play called Beautiful Sunday (뷰티풀 선데이).
  • In 2012, the man from Seoul became the first non-Chinese actor to be named Asia’s Actor of the Year at the Huading Awards.
  • He suffered wrist and hip injuries after a car accident in August 2006.
  • Due to this accident, he also suffered partial memory loss, making him forget parts of his past.
  • To help him regain his memory, the actor used photographs.
  • His Hanbok was designed by his mother who is an expert in the area.
  • He loves watching movies while also critiquing it.
  • He likes collecting clothes.
  • His favorite sport is swimming.
  • He enjoys spending his time by listening to music.
  • He often does online shopping.
  • Il Woo is a really frank person.
  • He was diagnosed with cerebral aneurysm in November 2016.
  • He completed his military duty as public service worker in 2018.
  • His favorite breakfast food is the traditional doenjang soup with vegetables and tofu.
  • He is close with Kim Bum and Lee Min Hoo.
  • 2NE1 and Jun Ji Hyun are his most favorite artist.
  • He doesn’t really have an ideal type and would open her heart for anyone as long as they are nice.

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Pics of Jung Il Woo

1. Il Woo is definitely a model material

Jung Il Woo - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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2. He looks so soft and cute here

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3. Looking good in sleeveless shirt

Jung Il Woo - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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4. He has such a cool personality

South Korean Actor - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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5. Il Woo is rocking the black outfit

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Jung Il Woo has shown his talent since the beginning of his career in the entertainment industry. His amazing performances have made him an international star.

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