Yoo Seung Ho Profile
Yoo Seung-Ho (Korean: 유승호; Hanja: 俞承豪; born August 17, 1993) is a South Korean actor who gained popularity as a child actor in the film The Way Home (2002).
Since then, he has starred in many television series and movie films as a child and teenager. After his two-year mandatory military service, he starred in the legal drama Remember (2015), historical films Joseon Magician (2015) and Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River (2016) as well as romance comedy series I’m Not a Robot (2017), historical drama The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017), and SBS’s high school drama My Strange Hero (2018).
|Name:||Yoo Seung Ho|
|Date Of Birth:||17 August 1993|
|Age:||29 Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Incheon South Korea|
|Years Active:||1999 – Present|
|Agent:||BS Company, Story J Company, YG Entertainment|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Net Worth:||Approx $5 Million|
Early Life and Education
Yoo was born and raised in Gyeyang District in Incheon, Yoo is the younger of two siblings, he later claimed that his family had been poor. Yoo graduated from Baekshin High School in February 2012. He decided not to pursue a college degree in order to concentrate on his acting career. He made his entertainment debut in 1999 when he was six years of age featuring in a cell phone advertisement, after his mother sent his snapshot to an advertising agency.
Beginning as a child actor
Yoo began his career as a child actor in 2000, he starred in the television drama Daddy Fish. He earned the title, “Nation’s Little Brother” due to the success of his first film The Way Home, Yoo continued acting in television, appearing in Magic Warriors Mir & Gaon (2005). He also starred in animal movie Hearty Paws (2006).
Yoo thereafter built his filmography, playing younger counterparts of male protagonists in television dramas, including general Yi Sun-sin in Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin (2004), King Seongjong in The King and I (2007), and Gwanggaeto the Great in The Legend (2007). In 2009, Yoo starred in the action film City of Fathers and thriller film 4th Period Mystery. He also played Kim Chunchu in the period epic Queen Seondeok.
Yoo was cast in one of the major roles in Master of Study (2010), He then played a more mature role in Flames of Desire. Later that year, Yoo sang a duet with singer/actress IU titled “Believe in Love” for the charity program Love Request. In 2011, Yoo trained in swordplay and martial arts in his role as an assassin in Warrior Baek Dong-soo,He also voiced Greenie, Leafie’s adopted son, on Leafie, a Hen into the Wild. He then co-starred with Kim Ha-neul in the thriller Blind
Rising popularity – Present
Yoo was cast in his first role as a leading man in Operation Proposal, in 2012. He later played a supporting role as the Jade Emperor, ruler of the heavens, Arang and the Magistrate. He starred in the melodrama Missing You, In 2013 Yoo starred in the music video for So’s single “Eraser” together with Park Shin-hye.
After that Yoo took first photo book titled Travel Letter, Spring Snow, And… was published; it was the last project shot by celebrity photographer Bori before her death on April 9, 2013. Known in the press as “Little So Ji-sub” for his resemblance to the said actor.
Yoo appeared in the music video for Naul’s “You From the Same Time” in 2015, He was next cast as a stubborn webcomic writer raising a cat in the TV adaptation of webtoon Imaginary Cat. Yoo then starred in the joseon-era romance film The Magician He later cast in SBS’s legal thriller series Remember as a lawyer. In 2016, Yoo starred in the historical comedy film Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River.
In 2017, he starred in MBC’s historical melodrama The Emperor: Owner of the Mask and in a romantic-comedy I’m Not a Robot. In 2018, he was cast in SBS’s high school drama My Strange Hero. In 2020, Yoo starred in the mystery thriller Memorist, He played a passionate inspector in KBS2 historical drama Moonshine in 2021. In March 2022, Yoo signed with new agency YG Entertainment.
Yoo enlisted for his mandatory military service in the army on March 5, 2013, where he reportedly became an instructor training new recruits. He was discharged on December 4, 2014.
- 2022 – Special Delivery Special appearance
- 2016 – Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River as Kim In-hong/ Kim Seon-da
- 2015 – Joseon Magician as Hwan-hee
- 2012 – Fragments of Sweet Memories (3D short film
- 2011 – Leafie, A Hen into the Wild as Greenie (voice)
- 2011 – Blind as Kwon Gi-seob
- 2009 – Astro Boy as Astro Boy (voice, Koreandubbed)
- 2009 – City of Fathers as Kim Jong-chul
- 2009 – 4th Period Mysteryas Han Jung-hoon
- 2008 – Unforgettable asGil-su
- 2006 – Heart Is… as Chan-yi
- 2004 – Don’t Tell Papa as Kim Cho-won
- 2003 – Happy Ero Christmas as Children’s angel choir
- 2002 – The way Home as Sang-woo
- 2021-2022 – Moonshin | KBS2 as Nam Young
- 2020 – Memorist | tvN as Dong Baek
- 2018 – The Player | OCN as Lee Han-Sang (ep.1)
- 2017 – 2018 I’m Not a Robot| MBC as Kim Min-kyu
- 2016 – The Emperor: Owner of the Mask | MBC as Lee Sun
- 2015 – Imaginary Cat |MBC Every as Hyun Jonghyun
- 2015 – 2016 Remember |SBS as Seo Jin-woo
- 2013 – Studying Humans| KBS1 as Documentary Narrator
- 2012 – Arang and the Magistrate | MBC as King of Heaven, Jade Emperor
- 2012 – Operation Proposal | TV Chosun as Kang Baek-ho
- 2012 – Missing You | MBC as Harry Borrison/ Kang Hyung-joo
- 2011 – Warrior Baek Dong-soo | SBS 2011 as Yeo Woon
- 2010 – Master of Study | KBS2 as Hwang Baek-hyun
- 2010 – Flames of Desire | MBC as Kim Min-jae
- 2009 – Queen Seondeok | MBC as Kim Chunchu
- 2009 – You’re Beautiful | SBS as Customer at convenience store(cameo, episode 9)
- 2007 – The King and I | SBS as young Seongjong
- 2007 – The Legend | MBC as young Damdeok
- 2006 – Alien Sam| Tooniverse as Wang Hae-ryong
- 2005 – Magic Warriors Mir & Gaon | KBS2 as Mir
- 2005 – Sad Love Story| MBC as young Seo Joon-young
- 2004 – Sweet Buns| MBC as young Lee Shin-hyuk
- 2004 – Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin | KBS1 as young Yi Sun-sin
- 2004 – MBC Best Theater “Hi, Clementine”| MBC as Se-beom
- 2004 – Precious Family| KBS2 as Park Joon-yi
- 2003 – MBC Best Theater “Winter Bird’s Dream“| MBC as Joon-ho
- 2003 – “All That Ramen”| MBC as Joon-youn
- 2003 – Love Letter | MBC as young Lee Woo-jin
- 2001 – “It Happened in the Parking Lot”| MBC
- 2001 – “Boys Don’t Cry“| MBC as Doo-san
- 2000 – Daddy Fish | MBC as Jung Da-um
- 2017 – MBC Drama Awards| Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries(“The Emperor: Owner of the Mask“)
- 2016 – SBS Drama Awards |Excellence Award, Actor in a Genre Drama (“Remember“)
- 2013 – New Soldiers Education Unit | Excellence Award from the Battalion Commander
- 2010 – Korea Best Dressed Swan Awards | Best Dressed, TV Actor category (“Master of Study”)
- 2009 – MBC Drama Awards | Best New Actor (“Queen Seondeok“)
- 2009 – Andre Kim Best Star Award | Male Star Yoo Seung Ho
- 2008 – Mnet 20’s Choice Awards |Hot Younger Male
- 2007 – SBS Drama Awards |Best Young Actor (“The King and I ”)
- 2007 – Korea Movie Stars Awards| Best Young Actor(“Heart Is…”)
- 2005 – KBS Drama Awards |Best Young Actor (“Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin, Precious Family”)
- 2003 – Young Artist Awards | Best Young Performer in International Film(“ The Way Home”)
- 2019 – SBS Awards | Top Excellence Award | Actor in a Miniseries My Strange Hero
- 2018 – Soompi Awards | Best Couple Award | Yoo Seung-ho with Kim So-hyun, The Emperor: Owner of the Mask
- 2017 – MBC Drama Awards | Grand Prize (Daesang) |The Emperor: Owner of the Mask
- 2016 – Korea Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actor Remembe
- 2012 – MBC Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Arang and the Magistrate, Missing You
- 2010 – KBS Drama Awards | Excellence Award | Actor in a Miniseries Master of Study
- 2010 – KBS Drama Awards | Best Couple Awards | Yoo Seung-ho with Park Ji-yeon, Master of Study
- 2010 – Baeksang Arts Award | Best New Actor_ Film 4th Period Mystery
- 2010 – Baeksang Arts Award | Best New Actor _Television | Master of study
- 2010 – Baeksang Arts Awards | Best New Actor – Television | Master of Study
- 2002 – Grand Bell Awards | Best New Actor | The Way Home
Yoo Seung Ho has a net worth that is estimated to be $5 million.