After dabbling in the world of modeling, Lee Jong Won decided to make his debut as an actor in 2018 with the web-based drama series Back to the Future.
With the success of his debut, he managed to book several agreements in 2019 and showed up in a few drama series that were released in the same year.
These drama series include Issue Makers, Farming Academy Season 2, How to Hate You, Who did I kiss last night, Ghostderella, Our Baseball, and Jal Pa Gin Love.
The year 2020 was no less busy either. That year, he was set to star in other drama series such as Amanza, Twenty-Twenty, The School Nurse Files, In Your Dream, and many others.
Besides acting on the small screen, he also left his mark on the big screen with his spectacular performances in the movies My Dream (2020), Family Affair (2019), and Regret (2018).
In 2021, he created a buzz among K-POP fans after appearing as the love interest of famous soloist IU in her Strawberry Moon music video.
- Real Name: Lee Jong Won (이종원)
- Stage Name: Lee Jong Won (이종원)
- Also Known as: –
- Nickname: Jong Won (종원)
- Birthday: December 31, 1994
- Birthplace: South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 184 cm (6’0”)
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- Blood Type: A
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- Professions: Actor, Model
- Education: Konkuk University (Professional Motion Pictures and Arts)
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- Instagram: @wonjong_, @wannaradicallove
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- Jong Won likes photography and even has a separate Instagram account to post his best shots.
- He already did his military duty in 2015.
- His MBTI is ENFP.
- Jong Won has two older brothers.
- He is the youngest one in the family.
- Fans claim he looks like actors Jun Jin Young and Kim Min Jae.
- Jong Won likes drinking hot Americano and iced latte.
- He enjoys watching movies Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019) and Call Me By Your Name (2017).
- His favorite chicken brand is Zikova.
- Jong Won is a talent under an agency called Eco Global Group.
- He is a cat person.
- His Chinese zodiac sign is Dog.
- Jong Won loves coffee.
- He is left-handed.
- When he served in the military, he was put in the Mechanized Infantry Division.
- His ideal type is…
- His net worth is around…
- My dream (2020), as Noh Jun Su
- Family Affair (2019), as Soo Wan
- Our Baseball (2019), as Kim Kyung Shik
- Regret (2018), as…
- Bad Memory Eraser (-), as Lee Shin
- The Golden Spoon (MBC | 2022), as Hwang Tae Yong
- Hospital Playlist 2 (tvN | 2021), as Kim Ge On
- The Actors I Love Series (YouTube | 2020), as Narrator
- The Spies Who Loved Me (MBC | 2020), as Tinker
- Amanza (Daum Kakao TV | 2020), as Park Dong Yeon
- Twenty-Twenty (JTBC | 2020), as Jayden
- The School Nurse Files (Netflix | 2020), as Club Member
- In Your Dream (Olleh TV | 2020), as Noh Joon Soo
- My Unfamiliar Family (tvN | 2020), as Ahn Hyo Seok
- XX (MBC | 2020), as Hwang Jung Deun
- Issue Makers (SBS Plus | 2019), as Kim Jong Won
- Farming Academy Season 2 (SBS | 2019), as Woo Jin
- How to Hate You (JTBC | 2019), as Go Eun Tae
- Who did I kiss last night (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as Hwang Ji An
- Ghostderella (Lifetime | 2019), as Jin Soo
- Our Baseball (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as Kim Kyung Shik
- Jal Pa Gin Love (tvN | 2019), as Chris Ahn
- Go, Back Diary (Naver TV Cast | 2018), as Do Jae Hyun
- Sul I met with a bag (Dingo Channel | 2018), as Joo Won
- What Are You Doing On Christmas? (VLIVE | 2018), as Jong Wook
- Back to the Future (OnStyle | 2018), as Park Dong Ki
Music Video Appearances
- Strawberry Moon (2021) – IU
- For Your Ears Only (2019) – Lee Seung Hwan (feat. Stella Jang)
- Luv Highway (2019) – Eyedi
Lee Jong Won did not need to wait for years to strike a breakthrough in his acting career. His immense talents and expressions have helped him to catch up quickly.