Seo In Guk

Seo In Guk - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Seo In Guk started to come into the spotlight of the media when he competed and won the first season of the singing challenge, Superstar K, in 2009.

He showed up in the theatrical music Gwanghwamun Love Song in 2012 and made his onscreen acting debut in the drama series Love Rain at the same time.

A year later, he appeared on the unscripted TV show I Live Alone in 2013. That very year, he also secured some roles in the drama series The Master’s Sun and the movie No Breathing.

His breakthrough as an actor came with a role he managed to play in the nostalgic drama series Reply 1997 (2012) and Reply 1994 (2013). The series was a massive success and his acting was spectacular.

In 2014, he released his first solo album titled Everlasting, which featured some of his older singles as well as new tracks. The album did pretty well on most of the music charts in the country.

In Guk also spread his talents on a TV show that was known for being a hit, Law of the Jungle in Indochina. It was closely followed by his role in the drama series Hello Monster.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Seo In Guk (서인국)
  • Stage Name: Seo In Guk (서인국)
  • Also Known as: Seo In Kook, Seo In Gook
  • Nickname: In Guk (인국)
  • Birthday: October 23, 1987
  • Birthplace: Ulsan, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 180 cm (5’9”)
  • Weight: 150 kg (110 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: –
  • Professions: Actor, Singer, Songwriter
  • Education: Yeocheon Elementary School, Ulsan Technical High School, Daebul University (Applied Music), Kyung Hee Cyber University, Dongguk University, Baekseok University
  • Hobbies: Watching VOD, drinking soju
  • Parents: Jang Si Ja (Mother)
  • Sibling: Seo Bo Ram (Sister)
  • Girlfriend: Park Bo Ram (2017 – 2019)
  • Facebook: 서인국 (Seo In guk)
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @seo_cccc
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • In Guk was exempted from military duty in view of his medical condition.
  • He practiced Ssireum wrestling and got the hang of boxing and mixed combative techniques in school.
  • In Guk wants to set himself up as a notable, multitalented performer in the showbiz.
  • He said that he likes to eat fried chicken whenever he feels stressed out.
  • In Guk wanted to become a singer when he was ten years old after being inspired by a rock performer, Kim Jung Min.
  • He is close friends with individual his fellow actor, Lee Soo Hyuk.
  • In Guk tends to stay away from liquor because he realizes that he will most likely end up drinking excessively.
  • He suffered from bulimia for some time.
  • In Guk was known to be extremely playful and somebody someone who likes to goof around with people.
  • He likes to eat sweet things like chocolate.
  • His ideal type is someone who values intelligence over appearance.
  • His net worth is around $4 million.

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Movies

  • Wolf Hunting (2022), as Jong Du
  • Pipeline (2021), as Pin Dol Yi
  • I Love That Crazy Little Thing (2016), as Yang Ming Zhe
  • Wild Dog (2014), as Tae Woo
  • No Breathing (2013), as Jo Won Il

Drama Series

  • Café Minamdang (KBS2 | 2022), as Nam Han Joon
  • Soundtrack #1 (Disney+ | 2022) , as Jay Jun
  • Smoking Gun (MBC | 2021), as Kim Do Young
  • Doom at Your Service (tvN | 2021), as Myeol Mang
  • Navillera (tvN | 2021), as Hwang Hee
  • Abyss (tvN | 2019), as a supporting character
  • The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (tvN | 2018), as Kim Moo Young
  • Shopping King Louie (MBC | 2016), as Kang Ji Sung
  • Squad 38 (OCN | 2016), as Yang Jeong Do
  • She Was Pretty (MBC | 2015), as self
  • Oh My Ghost (tvN | 2015), as Edward Seo
  • Hello Monster (KBS2 | 2015), as Lee Hyun
  • The King’s Face (KBS2 | 2014), as Prince Gwang Hae
  • High School King of Savvy (tvN | 2014), as Lee Min Suk
  • Another Parting (Dramacube | 2014), as Ahn Young Mo
  • Reply 1994 (tvN | 2013), as Yoon Yoon Jae
  • The Master’s Sun (SBS | 2013), as Kang Woo
  • The Sons (MBC | 2012), as Yoo Seung Gi
  • Reply 1997 (tvN | 2012), as Yoon Yoon Jae
  • Love Rain (KBS2 | 2012), as Kim Chang Mo

TV Shows

  • Omniscient Interfering View (MBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Law of the Jungle in Mongolia (SBS | 2016), as a guest
  • My Little Old Boy (SBS | 2016), as a guest
  • Mari and Me (JTBC | 2015), as a regular member
  • Law of the Jungle in Indochina (SBS | 2015), as a guest
  • K-Pop World Festival in Changwon (KBS | 2015), as the host
  • Mamma Mia 47 (KBS2 | 2013), as a guest
  • KBS Entertainment Awards (KBS | 2013), as the host
  • I’m Seo In Guk (MBC | 2013), as a regular member
  • I Live Alone (MBC | 2013), as a regular member
  • Hwasin: Controller of the Heart (SBS | 2013), as a guest
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2010), as a guest
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2 (KBS2 | 2009), as a guest
  • Superstar K1 (Mnet | 2009), as a regular member
  • You Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook (KBS2 | 2009), as a guest
  • Qualifications of Men (KBS2 | 2009), as a regular member
  • Live Talk Show Taxi (tvN | 2007), as a guest
  • Happy Together: Season 3 (KBS2 | 2007), as a guest
  • Radio Star (MBC | 2007), as a guest
  • Vitamin (KBS2 | 2003), as a guest

Theatres

  • Gwanghwamun Love Song (2012), as Hyun Woo

Music Video Appearances

  • Another Parting (어떤 안녕) (2014) – Melody Day
  • Pick Up the Phone (다시는) (2013) – Phone
  • I Just Walked (그냥 걸었어) (2012) – Jo Moon Geun
  • Please Don’t… (이러지마 제발) (2012) – K.Will

Awards

  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries) – Shopping King Louie
  • 2016 11th Asian TV Drama Conference – Special Award (Actor) – Squad 38 and Shopping King Louie
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Best Kiss – Reply 1997
  • 2016 tvN10 Awards – Made in tvN Actor (Drama) – Reply 1997
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actor – The King’s Face
  • 2014 28th Japan Gold Disc Awards – Best 3 New Artists (Asia) – Everlasting
  • 2014 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards – Song of the Year (December) – Loved You
  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards – New Star Award – Master’s Sun
  • 2013 2nd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards – Song of the Year (September) – All for You
  • 2012 4th Melon Music Awards – Best OST – All for You
  • 2012 14th Mnet Asian Music Awards – Best OST – All for You
  • 2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards – Best OST – All for You
  • 2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards – Best Couple Award – Reply 1997
  • 2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards – Rising Star Award – Reply 1997
  • 2012 5th Style Icon Awards – Top 10 Style Icons – Seo In Guk
  • 2012 5th Korea Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Reply 1997
  • 2012 5th Korea Drama Awards – Best New Actor – Love Rain
  • 2009 Cyworld Digital Music Awards – Male Newcomer of the Year – Calling

Nominations

  • 2019 14th Soompi Awards – Best Couple Award – The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
  • 2019 14th Soompi Awards – Actor of the Year – The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
  • 2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards – Most Popular Actor (TV) – Shopping King Louie
  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Shopping King Louie
  • 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Shopping King Louie
  • 2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards – Most Popular Actor (TV) – Hello Monster
  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Hello Monster
  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen Award (Actor) – Hello Monster
  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries) – Hello Monster
  • 2015 8th Korea Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor) – Hello Monster
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – The King’s Face
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen Award (Actor) – The King’s Face
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor in a Mid-length Drama) – The King’s Face
  • 2014 7th Style Icon Awards – Top 10 Style Icons – Seo In Guk
  • 2014 7th Korea Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor) – High School King of Savvy
  • 2014 16th Mnet Asian Music Awards – Best Collaboration – Loved You
  • 2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actor (TV) – Reply 1997
  • 2012 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actor – Love Rain
  • 2012 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actor – The Sons
  • 2010 Mnet Asian Music Awards – Best New Male Artist – I Love U

Seo In Guk is a seasoned actor and singer whose talents are widely acknowledged by many. He paved his own path to success through hard work and sheer determination.

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