Lee Jong-suk: profile, age, net worth, height, wife, dramas, movies, tv shows, instagram

Lee Jong-suk (born September 14, 1989) is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted as a runway model in 2005. Lee gained popularity after his role in in School 2013 (2012). He gained public attention for his roles in I Can Hear Your Voice (2013), Pinocchio (2014), W (2016), While You Were Sleeping (2017), and Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019).

Lee Jong-suk (born September 14, 1989) is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted as a runway model in 2005. Lee gained popularity after his role in in School 2013 (2012). He gained public attention for his roles in I Can Hear Your Voice (2013), Pinocchio (2014), W (2016), While You Were Sleeping (2017), and Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019).

Basic Information

Name:Lee Jong-suk
Hangul:이종석
Date Of Birth:September 14, 1989 (age 32)
Age:32 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Yongin, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Nationality:Korean
Zodiac Sign:Virgo
Blood Type:A
Occupation:Actor, Model
Years Active:2005 – Present
Agent:A-Man Project
Height:6 ft 1 (186 cm)
Weight:65 kg (143 lbs)
Education:Konkuk University
Marital Status:Single
Ideal Type:Lee Na Young
Instagram:@jongsuk0206
Net Worth:$70 Million

Early Life and Education

Lee Jong-suk was born in September 14, 1989, in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea. He has a younger brother who is 2 years young than him and a young sister who is 4 years young than him.

Lee majoured in Lee majored in Professional Motion Pictures and Art at Konkuk University and he graduated in 2016.

Lee Jong Suk was the youngest male model of the Seoul Collection program.

Career

Lee Jong-suk gained recognition after starring in a hit drama Secret Garden as a talented young composer. He was cast in High Kick Season 3 in 2011. Lee appeared in the film R2B: Return to Base in 2012.

Lee Jong-suk made his breakthrough when casted in a drama School 2013. He starred in a drama serie I Can Hear Your Voice alongside Lee Bo-young. Lee appeared in the sports film No Breathing and also cast in The Face Reader. In 2014, Lee appeared in Hot Young Bloods. Later he starred in medical drama Doctor Stranger.

Lee Jong-suk starred in Pinocchio opposite actress Park Shin-hye. He released a photobook titled 2014-2015 Asia Tour Story ~With~. Lee also appeared in Chinese drama “Jade Lovers alongside actress Zheng Shuang. Lee later left his agency Wellmade Yedang and signed an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment on 10 May 2016.

Lee Jong-suk was cast in W alongside Han Hyo-joo. He later appeared in First Seven Kisses for Lotte Duty Free. Lee starred in the crime film VIP in 2017. He also starred in a drama While You Were Sleeping alongside Bae Suzy in September.

Lee Jong-suk starred in drama The Hymn of Death. He signed with new management agency YNK Entertainment, his contract with YG Entertainment ended on 31 March 2018, but terminated his contract five months later and established his own agency “A-man Project”.

Lee Jong-suk starred in Romance Is a Bonus Book alongside Lee Na-young in 2019. He was cast in The Witch : Part 2. The Other One after his military services in 2021. Lee later appeared in Decibel alongside Kim Rae-won, Lee Sang-hee, and Cha Eun-woo.

Lee confirmed to cast in Big Mouse with Im Yoon-ah in 2022.

Military enlistment

Lee Jong-suk enlisted in the military on March 8, 2019. He worked as a public service officer. Lee was discharged on 2 January 2021.

Ambassadorship

Lee Jong-suk was to be the Goodwill Ambassador for Korean tourism by the Korea Tourism Organization. They also released promotional videos featuring the Lee Jong-suk, titled “8 Episodes of Korea”, which focused on tourist spots in 10 different regions including Seoul, Gangwon, Jeju , Gyeongju, and Gyeonggi.

Personal Life

Lee Jong Suk has been good friends with SNSD‘s Yoona and Hyoyeon since pre-debut. Lee is also best friends with fellow model-actor and School 2013 co-star Kim Woo-bin, whom he has known since their modeling days.

He is the owner of the dining cafe, 89Mansion.

Donations

Lee Jong-suk donated 100 million won to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to help the victims of the massive wildfire that started in Uljin, Gyeongbuk and has spread to Samcheok, Gangwon in March 7, 2022

Movies

  • 2021 – Decibel / as navy captain
  • 2017 – V.I.P. / as Kim Gwang-Il
  • 2014 – Hot Young Bloods / as Joong-Gil
  • 2013 – The Face Reader / as Jin-Hyeong (Nae-Kyung’s son)
  • 2013 – No Breathing / as Woo-Sang
  • 2012 – As One / as Choi Kyung-Sub
  • 2012 – Soar Into The Sun / as Ji Seok-Hyun
  • 2010 – Gost / as Baek Hyun-wook
  • 2010 – Be With Me / as Hyun-Wook (segment “Tarot 3. The Unseen”)
  • 2005 – Sympathy / as Lee Han-so

K- drama Series

  • 2022 – Big Mouse | tvN / as Park Chang-Ho
  • 2019 – Romance is a Bonus Book | tvN / as Cha Eun-Ho
  • 2018 – The Hymn of Death / as Kim Woo-jin
  • 2017 – While You Were Sleeping | SBS / as Jung Jae-Chan
  • 2016 – Gogh, The Starry Night | SBS / as Song Dae-Ki (cameo)
  • 2016 – Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo | MBC / as chicken restaurant customer (ep.2)
  • 2016 – W: Two Worlds Apart | W (MBC / 2016) – Kang Chul
  • 2014-2015 – Pinocchio | SBS / as Ki Ha-Myeong / Choi Dal-Po
  • 2014 – Doctor Stranger | SBS / as Park Hoon
  • 2013-2014 – Potato Star 2013QR3 | tvN / as Jong-Suk (ep.15)
  • 2013 – I Can Hear Your Voice | SBS / as Park Soo-Ha
  • 2012 – School 2013 | | KBS2 / as Ko Nam-Soon (student)
  • 2011-2012 – High Kick! 3 | MBC / as Ahn Jong-Suk
  • 2010-2011 – Secret Garden | SBS / as Han Tae Sun
  • 2010 – Princess Prosecutor | SBS / as Lee Woo-Hyun

Web Series

  • 2016 – 7 First Kisses / as Lee Jong-suk Episode 6–7

Television shows

YearTitleRoleRemarks
2012InkigayoMCAugust 26 – December 2, 2012
2012InkigayoMCJune 3 – August 19, 2012

Music video appearances

YearTitleArtist
2016“Love is”Davichi
2015“My Valentine”Jung Yup
2012“Lost”Nicole Jung
2011“Don’t Play Around”CHI CHI
2009“I Don’t Care”2NE1

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2018APAN Star AwardsK-Star AwardWhile You Were SleepingNominated
2018APAN Star AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWhile You Were SleepingNominated
2017SBS Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)While You Were SleepingNominated
2017SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Bae Suzy
(While You Were Sleeping)
Won
2017SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in Wednesday-Thursday DramaWhile You Were SleepingWon
2016MBC Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)WWon
2016APAN Star AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Han Hyo-joo
(W)
Nominated
2016MBC Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWWon
2016APAN Star AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWNominated
2016MBC Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Han Hyo-joo
(W)
Won
2015Baeksang Arts AwardsTop Excellence Award (Actor)PinocchioWon
2015Korea Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award (Actor)PinocchioWon
2015Korea Brand StarsGrand Prize (Daesang)Lee Jong-sukWon
2014SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsPinocchio, Doctor StrangerWon
2014Asia Model Festival AwardsModel Star AwardLee Jong-sukWon
2014SBS Drama AwardsNetizen Popularity AwardPinocchio, Doctor StrangerNominated
2014Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (Television)I Can Hear Your VoiceNominated
2014Korea Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award (Actor)Doctor StrangerNominated
2014SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Park Shin-hye
(Pinocchio)
Won
2014Style Icon AwardsTop 10 Style IconsLee Jong-sukNominated
2014Grand Bell AwardsMost Popular ActorHot Young BloodNominated
2014SBS Drama AwardsSBS Special AwardPinocchio, Doctor StrangerWon
2014Grimae AwardsBest ActorPinocchioWon
2014SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama SpecialPinocchioNominated
2014Seoul International Drama AwardsPeople’s Choice ActorI Can Hear Your VoiceNominated
2013Korea Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Lee Bo-young
(I Can Hear Your Voice)
Won
2013SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsI Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013Korean Culture and Entertainment AwardsHallyu Grand AwardI Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013SBS Drama AwardsNetizen Popularity AwardI Can Hear Your VoiceNominated
2013APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, ActorI Can Hear Your VoiceNominated
2013Style Icon AwardsThe 21st Century GentlemanI Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013Korea Drama AwardsExcellence Award (Actor)I Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013SBS Drama AwardsBest Couple Award Lee Jong-suk with Lee Bo-young
(I Can Hear Your Voice)
Nominated
2013Korean Culture and Entertainment AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorI Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesI Can Hear Your VoiceWon
2013APAN Star AwardsBest Couple AwardLee Jong-suk with Lee Bo-young
(I Can Hear Your Voice)
Won
2012Mnet 20’s Choice Awards20’s Drama Star (Male)Lee Jong-sukNominated
2012KBS Drama AwardsNetizen Award, ActorSchool 2013Nominated
2012Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actor – TelevisionHigh Kick: Revenge of the Short LeggedNominated
2012KBS Drama AwardsBest New ActorSchool 2013Won
2012Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Male (Variety Performer)High Kick: Revenge of the Short LeggedNominated
2011Style Icon AwardsSIA’s Choice AwardLee Jong-sukWon
2006SMART Model ContestMost Photogenic AwardLee Jong-sukWon
2005South Korean Superstar Selection CompetitionStar of New Advertising ModelsLee Jong-sukWon

Net Worth

Lee Jong-suk has a net worth that is estimated to be $40 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Did Lee Jong Suk quit acting?

No, Lee Jong Suk is currently working on tvN’s drama “Big Mouse” as Park Chang-Ho in 2022.

Who is Lee Jong Suk’s crush?

Lee Na Young is Lee Jong Suk’s crush.

Is Lee Jong Suk rich?

Yes, Lee Jong Suk is the third richest actor in South Korea with an estimate of $70 million.

Does Lee Jong Suk has a sister?

Yes, Lee Jong Suk has a young sister who is 4 years young than him.


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