Ji Chang-wook: profile, age, net worth, wife, height, new dram, movies, instagram
Ji Chang-wook (born 5 July 1987) is a South actor and singer. He gained popularity after his roles in drama series Smile Again (2010–2011), Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011), Suspicious Partner (2017), Melting Me Softly (2019), Backstreet Rookie (2020) and Lovestruck in the City (2020-2021).
- 1 Basic Information
- 2 Early Life and Education
- 3 Career
- 4 Military Enlistment
- 5 Movies
- 6 K-drama series
- 7 Web Series
- 8 Musical theaters
- 9 Music video appearances
- 10 Sound track appearance
- 11 Awards and Nominations
- 12 Net Worth
- 13 Frequently Asked Questions
- 14 ALSO READ
|Date Of Birth:||5 July 1987|
|Age:||34 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth:|| Anyang, Gyeonggi Province,|
|Years Active:||2006 – Present|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (182 cm)|
|Weight:||65 kg (143 lbs)|
Department of Performing Arts
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
Early Life and Education
Ji Chang-wook was born in 5 July 1987 in Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He studied at Dankook University, majoring Theater and Film.
Ji Chang-wook began his career in musical theater and made his screen debut in the 2006 film Days…, he then cast in drama You Stole My Heart. He rose to fame in the film Sleeping Beauty. He was starred in My Too Perfect Sons and was cast in action-comedy Hero. In 2010, Ji starred in Smile Again as a Korean-American short track speed skater.
Ji Chang-wook starred in Warrior Baek Dong-soo as Baek Dong-soo with Yoo Seung-ho. He then appeared in Bachelor’s Vegetable Store as Han Tae-yang. In 2012, Ji was cast in Five Fingers as a pianist who envies his older brother’s natural gift for music.He returned to musical theater with The Days as a presidential bodyguard.
Ji Chang-wook made his breakthrough in historical drama Empress Ki as Toghon Temür. He then played in action-thriller drama Healer in 2014-2015. Ji then starred in The Whirlwind Girl 2 as Chang An and Mr. Right. In 2016, he was cast in The K2 as a bodyguard who is betrayed by his fellow countrymen and falls in love with a girl with PTSD and apparent sociophobia. Ji was then co-starred in First Seven Kisses.
Ji Chang-wook played as Kwon Yoo a jobless game addict who becomes a framed murderer in Fabricated City in 2016. Later the same year he starred in Suspicious Partner as a prosecutor alongside Nam Ji-hyun. Ji was cast in Melting Me Softly as television producer Ma Dong-chan after his miltary discharge in 2019.
Ji Chang-wook starred in Backstreet Rookie alongside Kim Yoo-jung. He then cast in web series Lovestruck in the City. Ji also starred in a film Hard Hit.
In 2022 Ji Chang-wook will be stairring in the Netflix series The Sound of Magic as mysterious magician Lee Eul.
Ji Chang-wook was enlisted in the military on August 2017.He went to Army’s 3rd Infantry Division at Cheorwon, Gangwon Province for basic training and he got a prize for high performance.
Ji Chang-wook was appointed as a Platoon Leader and promoted to Corporal after his assigment to the Army’s 5th Artillery Brigade at Cheorwon, Gangwon Province. He was discharged on 27 April 2019.
- Two Policemen / as rookie police officer TBA
- 2021 – Hard Hit / as Jin-Woo (cameo)
- 2017 – The Bros / as Choon-Bae (young)
- 2017 – Fabricated City / as Kwon Yoo
- 2015 – The Long Way Home / as Military Police (deleted scene)
- 2013 – How to Use Guys with Secret Tips / as Hong-Joon
- 2013 – Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp / as Soo-Il
- 2008 – Sleeping Beauty / as Jin-seo
- 2022 – If You Say Wish | TBA / as Yoon Gyeo-Rye
- 2022 – The Sound of Magic | Netflix / as Lee-Eul
- 2021 – Lovestruck in the City | Kakao TV-Netflix / as Park Jae-Won
- 2020 – Backstreet Rookie | SBS / as Choi Dae-Hyun
- 2019 – Melting Me Softly | tvN / as Ma Dong-Chan
- 2017 – Suspicious Partner | SBS / as No Ji-Wook
- 2016 – The K2 | tvN / as Kim Je-Ha
- 2014-2015 – Healer | KBS2 / as Seo Jung-Hoo
- 2014 – Secret Love (Dramacube / as guardian angel 2013
- 2013-2014 – Empress Ki | MBC / as Ta Hwan / Emperor Huizong of Yuan
- 2011-2012 – Bachelor’s Vegetable Store | Channel A / as Han Tae-Yang
- 2012 – Five Fingers | SBS / as Yoo In-Ha
- 2011 – Warrior Baek Dong Soo | SBS / as Baek Dong-Soo
- 2010-2011 – Smile Again | KBS / as Carl Laker / Dong-hae
- 2009-2010 – Hero | MBC / as Park Jun-hyeong
- 2009 – My too Perfect Sons | KBS2 / as Song Mi-Poong
- 2008 – You Stole My Heart | KBS2 / as Lee Phillip
|2022||The Sound of Magic||Lee Eul|
|2020-2021||Lovestruck in the City||Park Jae-won|
|2016||Kara: Secret Love||Himself||Ep. 3–4|
|2014||First Seven Kisses||Angel No. 2013, Chun Sa Nam||Ep. 9–10: “Have You Ever Had Coffee with an Angel?”|
|2018||Shinheung Military Academy Musical||Dong-gyu||Musical staged by the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) in celebration of its 70th founding anniversary.|
|20`16||The Days||Mu-young||Reprised his role for the musical’s third run from August to November 2016 (select performances only).|
|2014||The Days||Mu-young||Reprised his role for the musical’s second run from October 2014 to May 2015, December 2015.|
|2013||Brothers Were Brave||Lee Joo-bong|
|2013||Jack the Ripper||Daniel|
|2013||The Days||Mu-young||Starred in the musical’s first run from April to September 2013.|
|2013||The Days||Mu-young||Jukebox musical featuring songs by late folk-rock singer Kim Kwang-seok.|
|2011||Thrill Me||Richard Loeb|
|2007||Fire and Ice||Composed of three short plays: Moon Story, Sandglass, That’s Right!|
Music video appearances
|2013||“That’s My Fault”||Kara|
|2012||“I Need You”||K.Will|
|2010||“I Have to Let You Go”||Young Gun|
|2009||“We Broke Up Today”||Younha|
|2007||“Are You Ready”||Lena Park feat. Dynamic Duo|
Sound track appearance
|2019||“When Love Passes By”||track from Melting Me Softly OST|
|2017||“101 Reasons Why I Like You”||track from Suspicious Partner OST|
|2016||“Kissing You”||track from First Seven Kisses OST|
|205||“I Will Protect You”||track from Healer OST|
|2014||“To the Butterfly”||track from Empress Ki OST|
|2012||“Fill Up”||track from Five Fingers OST|
|2011||“Your Warmth”||tracks from Bachelor’s Vegetable Store OST|
|2011||“Meet-Again Meet Again”||track from Warrior Baek Dong-soo OST|
|2011||“Oh-Sing-Sing-Men Oh Sing Sing Men”|
(with Lee Kwang-soo, Kim Young-kwang, Shin Won-ho, Sung-je, and Ji-hyuk)
|tracks from Bachelor’s Vegetable Store OST|
Awards and Nominations
|2021||APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Backstreet Rookie||Nominated|
|2021||APAN Star Awards||Popular Star Award, Actor||Backstreet Rookie||Nominated|
|2020||SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award||Ji Chang-wook with Kim Yoo-jung|
|2020||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Fantasy||Backstreet Rookie||Nominated|
|2019||Asia Artist Awards||Asia Celebrity (Actor)||Ji Chang-wook||Won|
|2019||Asia Artist Awards||Best Actor||Ji Chang-wook||Won|
|2017||SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award||Ji Chang-wook with Nam Ji-hyun|
|2017||Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Fabricated City||Nominated|
|2017||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama||Suspicious Partner||Nominated|
|2016||Korea’s Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed Actor||The K2||Won|
|2015||China TV Drama Awards||Most Popular Actor (Overseas)||Healer||Won|
|2015||APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Healer||Nominated|
|2014||KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award||Ji Chang-wook with Park Min-young|
|2014||Korea Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, actor||Empress Ki||Nominated|
|2014||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama||Healer||Nominated|
|2014||APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Empress Ki||Nominated|
|2014||KBS Drama Awards||Popularity Award (actor)||Healer||Won|
|2014||Seoul International Drama Awards||Outstanding Korean Actor||Empress Ki||Nominated|
|2013||The Musical Awards||Best New Actor||The Days||Won|
|2013||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama||Empress Ki||Won|
|2012||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama||Five Fingers||Nominated|
|2011||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama||Smile Again||Won|
|2011||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||Warrior Baek Dong-soo||Won|
|2011||Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Smile Again||Nominated|
|2010||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Smile Again||Nominated|
Ji Chang-wook has a net worth that is estimated to be $20 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
What languages does Ji Chang Wook speak?
Ji Chang -wook speak his native language Korea, mandarin and English
Why doesn’t Ji Chang Wook do action anymore?
Ji Chang-wook said in an interview that he doesn’t wish to do any more action dramas as it takes a toll on the body and that he would rather focus on romantic comedies.
What drama is Ji Chang Wook working on now?
Ji Chang-wook is currently working on The Sound of Magic as Lee Eul and If You Say Wish | TBA / as Yoon Gyeo-Rye.