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).

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).

Basic Information

Name:Ji Chang-wook
Hangul:지창욱
Date Of Birth:5 July 1987
Age:34 Years Old
Place Of Birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi Province,
South Korea
Nationality:Korean
Zodiac Sign:Cancer
Occupation:Actor, Singer
Years Active:2006 – Present
Agent:Glorious Entertainment
Height:6 ft 0 in (182 cm)
Weight:65 kg (143 lbs)
Marital Status:Single
Education:Dankook University-
Department of Performing Arts
Instagram:@ jichangwook
Twitter:@Jichangwook
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.

Career

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.

Military Enlistment

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.

Movies

  • 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

K-drama series

  • 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

Web Series

YearTitleRoleRemarks
2022The Sound of MagicLee Eul
2020-2021Lovestruck in the CityPark Jae-won
2016Kara: Secret LoveHimselfEp. 3–4
2014First Seven KissesAngel No. 2013, Chun Sa NamEp. 9–10: “Have You Ever Had Coffee with an Angel?”

Musical theaters

YearTitleRoleRemarks
2018Shinheung Military Academy MusicalDong-gyuMusical staged by the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) in celebration of its 70th founding anniversary.
20`16The DaysMu-youngReprised his role for the musical’s third run from August to November 2016 (select performances only).
2014The DaysMu-youngReprised his role for the musical’s second run from October 2014 to May 2015, December 2015.
2013Brothers Were BraveLee Joo-bong
2013Jack the RipperDaniel
2013The DaysMu-youngStarred in the musical’s first run from April to September 2013.
2013The DaysMu-youngJukebox musical featuring songs by late folk-rock singer Kim Kwang-seok.
2011Thrill MeRichard Loeb
2007Fire and IceComposed of three short plays: Moon Story, Sandglass, That’s Right!

Music video appearances

2013RunawayKara
2013“That’s My Fault”Kara
2013“It’s Over”Kara
2012“Lovey-Dovey”T-ara
2012“I Need You”K.Will
2011“Cry Cry”T-ara
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

YearTitleRemarks
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
Japanese release
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
Japanese release

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2021APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesBackstreet RookieNominated
2021APAN Star AwardsPopular Star Award, ActorBackstreet RookieNominated
2020SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardJi Chang-wook with Kim Yoo-jung
(Backstreet Rookie)
Nominated
2020SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries FantasyBackstreet RookieNominated
2019Asia Artist AwardsAsia Celebrity (Actor)Ji Chang-wookWon
2019Asia Artist AwardsBest ActorJi Chang-wookWon
2017SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardJi Chang-wook with Nam Ji-hyun
(Suspicious Partner)
Nominated
2017Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (Film)Fabricated CityNominated
2017SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday DramaSuspicious PartnerNominated
2016Korea’s Best Dresser Swan AwardsBest Dressed ActorThe K2Won
2015China TV Drama AwardsMost Popular Actor (Overseas)HealerWon
2015APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesHealerNominated
2014KBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardJi Chang-wook with Park Min-young
(Healer)
Won
2014Korea Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, actorEmpress KiNominated
2014KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaHealerNominated
2014APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaEmpress KiNominated
2014KBS Drama AwardsPopularity Award (actor)HealerWon
2014Seoul International Drama AwardsOutstanding Korean ActorEmpress KiNominated
2013The Musical AwardsBest New ActorThe DaysWon
2013MBC Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Special Project DramaEmpress KiWon
2012SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily DramaFive FingersNominated
2011KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Daily DramaSmile AgainWon
2011SBS Drama AwardsNew Star AwardWarrior Baek Dong-sooWon
2011Korea Drama AwardsBest New ActorSmile AgainNominated
2010KBS Drama AwardsBest New ActorSmile AgainNominated

Net Worth

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.

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