Shin Sung Rok

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Shin Sung Rok is a South Korean actor. He’s best recognized as a musical theatre actor, who also appears in various Korean drama series such as My Love from the Star (2013), The Last Empress (2018), and Kairos (2020).

Career

Shin Sung Rok began dreaming of becoming an actor since high school. He started focusing on it after injury stop his career as amateur basketball player.

He eventually made his debut in 2002 in the TV series Shoot for the Stars.

Unfortunately, this actor had a hard time finding works. His height towering in 189 cm made it hard for producers to hire him as supporting or minor roles. He ended up not getting many experience.

To hone his skills, Sung Rok decided to join theater company Hakchon. In 2004, he had his first stage musical performance in Moskito.

The show didn’t manage to gain much attention. This frustrated him at times, but he kept going in the musical theater to gain experience.

This Sagittarius man began to get more significant roles in TV series the following years.

He starred in Hyena (2006), Thank You (2007) and My Life’s Golden Years (2008). Still, he hadn’t received his acting breakthrough.

Sung Rok finally rise into popularity in 2007. He starred in the musical theater Dancing Shadows.

He followed it up with many more hit musicals. Afterwards, this South Korean became known as top musical star.

He also found more and more success in the small screen. He starred in many hit series such as Definitely Neighbors (2010), My Love from the Star (2013), and Trot Lovers (2014).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Shin Sung Rok (신성록)
  • Stage Name: Shin Sung Rok
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: November 23, 1982
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actor, Musical Star
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  • Instagram: @shin_sung_rok
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 189 cm (6’2″)
  • Weight: 78 kg (172 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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Family 

  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: Shin Jae Rok
  • Sister: –

Wife, Girlfriend, & Dating History

Unidentified Woman

Shin Sung Rok married her non-celebrity wife in Hawaii, United States, in midst 2016.

The couple welcomed their baby daughter in November that year.

Kim Joo Won

In 2011, the actor started dating Kim Joo Won, who’s a ballet instructor, ballerina, and a former member of Korea National Ballet’s principal dancer in 1988-2003.

Unfortunately, the pair chose to part ways in 2015 after dating for four years.

Net Worth 

Multiple sources estimated the actor’s net worth to be around $1 million to $5 million. He appears to earn most of his income through working as an actor in the South Korean entertainment industry.

Plastic Surgery

There is no known information on whether he has undergone any cosmetic surgery to change his visual appearance.

Facts

  • Sung Rok is signed under Sangyeong ENT.
  • He used to play basketball.
  • He likes starring in musical best than other kind of acting.
  • This actor has said that his heart will always belong to the stage.
  • He is known to be a determined person.
  • At the beginning of his career, he has performed in near empty theater.
  • Instead of feeling discourage, the experience has made him stronger.
  • When taking on roles, he would do research in order to portrayed it correctly.
  • He has a younger brother named Shin Jae Rok.
  • In 2009, this Sagittarius man was in the variety show We Got Married, paired with Kim Shin Young.
  • He has a charming personality.
  • His ideal type is..

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Movies 

  • The Prison (2017), as Chang Gil
  • The Age of Shadows (2016), as Jo Hwe Ryung
  • Pitch High (2011), as Kang Dae Pyo
  • Finding Mr. Destiny (2010), as Choi Ki Jang
  • Bloody Innocent (2010), as Dong Sik
  • Lovers of Six Years (2008), as Lee Jin Seong
  • The Worst Guy Ever (2007), as Kwon Jae Hoon
  • All For Love (2005), as basketball player Sang Eun

Drama Series 

  • Doctor Lawyer (MBC | 2022), as Jayden Lee
  • Kairos (MBC | 2020), as Kim Seo Jin
  • Vagabond (SBS | 2019), as Gi Tae Ung
  • Perfume (KBS2 | 2019), as Seo Yi Do
  • The Last Empress (SBS | 2018-2019), as Lee Hyuk
  • Return (SBS | 2018), as Oh Tae Seok
  • Man Who Dies to Live (MBC | 2017), as Kang Ho Rim
  • On the Way to the Airport (KBS2 | 2016), as Park Jin Suk
  • The King’s Face (KBS2 | 2014-2015), as Physiognomist Kim Do Chi
  • Liar Game (tvN | 2014), as Kang Do Young
  • Lovers of Music (KBS2 | 2014), as Jo Geun Woo
  • My Love From the Star (SBS | 2013-2014), as Lee Jae Kyung
  • Definitely Neighbors (SBS | 2010), as Jang Keun Hee
  • All About My Family (MBC | 2008), as Ko Kyung Woo
  • Three Fathers, One Mother (KBS2 | 2008), as Nahwang Kyung Tae
  • Thank You (MBC | 2007), as Choi Suk Hyun
  • Hyena (tvN | 2006), as Lee Suk Jin
  • A Problem at My Younger Brother’s House (SBS | 2003)
  • Shoot for the Stars (SBS | 2002)

TV Shows

  • Ocine (2022), as himself (host)
  • Master in the House (SBS | 2020-2021), as himself (cast member)
  • Double Casting (tvN | 2020), as himself (host)
  • We Got Married Season 1 (MBC | 2009), as himself (cast)

Awards 

  • 2020 MBC Drama Awards – Best Actor – Kairos
  • 2018 SBS Drama Awards – Best Actor – The Last Empress
  • 2018 SBS Drama Awards – Best Character – Return
  • 2017 MBC Drama Awards – Excellent Actor (mini series) – Man Who Dies to Live
  • 2014 SBS Drama Awards – Excellent Actor (medium-length drama) – My Love From the Star
  • 2014 KBS Drama Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Lovers of Music

Quotes 

“If I had not done [Master in the House], I never would have got a chance to take a close look at how others live. It was fun for me to enjoy different experiences, so I am very satisfied with my decision to take part in the entertainment show.”

“I’m just thankful that I got an offer to work in more diverse genres. I think challenging myself to my limit gives me power.”

“In the past, I often thought that I had no talent in acting. I heard, ‘You’re bad at acting’ a lot. I thought I had to [act] because I didn’t have anything I knew how to do.”

“What I do [to learn how to play a villain role] is I look at the acting of many senior actors who have played similar roles in the past. After I watch these many acting performances for reference and compile them, I do the opposite [in my own acting].”

Pics of Shin Sung Rok

1. Sung Rok always looks cool

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2. His face is flawless

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3. He has great facial expression

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4. His side profile is also amazing

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5. Sung Rok can make any outfit looks good

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FAQs

Who is Shin Sung Rok?

He is a South Korean actor.

Who is Shin Sung Rok’s real name?

His real name is Shin Sung Rok (신성록).

What makes Shin Sung Rok famous?

He’s famous as a musical theatre actor, who also appears in various Korean drama series such as My Love from the Star (2013), The Last Empress (2018), and Kairos (2020).

Where is Shin Sung Rok from?

He was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Shin Sung Rok?

He was born in 1982, and he is 42 years old as of 2024.

When does Shin Sung Rok celebrate his birthday?

He celebrates on the 23rd of every November.

How tall is Shin Sung Rok?

His height is 6’2″ or 189 cm.

Who are Shin Sung Rok’s parents?

He did not reveal the names of his father and mother.

Is Shin Sung Rok married?

Yes, he is married to an unidentified woman. They tied the knot in

Who is Shin Sung Rok’s ex-girlfriend?

His ex-girlfriend is Kim Joo Won.

How rich is Shin Sung Rok?

His net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Shin Sung Rok’s nationality?

His nationality is South Korean.

Shin Sung Rok has displayed an amazing acting talent on the screen and on the stage. No wonder so many people look up to him.

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