Bae Yong-Joon Biography

Published On Nov 16, 2017
Facts of Bae Yong-Joon
Date of Birth: 1972 , August-29
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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After dropping university, Bae Yong-Joon made his debut with the Korean drama, Salut D'Amour in 1994. After a year of his debut movie, he was acknowledged as Best New Actor for his performance in Our Sunny Days of Youth. Joon has also featured in several other films such as The Young Man, PpilKu, Untold Scandal, April Show, etc.   

Besides his acting career, Bae Yong-Joon is also a businessman. In 2005, Bae entered into the restaurant business by establishing restaurants and cafes. He owns a food restaurant, Gorilla in the Kitchen, and a traditional Korean restaurant, Gosier.

Bae Young-Joon has earned wide recognition and millions of heart through his diligent performances in movies and TV series. He is the recipient of KBS Drama Awards for Best New Actor, 33rd Baeksang Arts Awards for Most Popular Actor, 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards for Best and Popular star, MBC Drama Awards thrice.  

Moving towards his personal life, Bae Young-Joon dated Lee Sa-Kang, a commercial/music video director, and Chaebol heiress Koo So-hee before getting married. In May 2015, he got married to his long-term girlfriend, Park Soo-jin after getting engagement in May. 

The couple got married at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel among friends and relatives but forbade press media. Bae and Lee are now parents of their first child, born in 2016 and are expecting their second child

South Korean actor and businessman, Bae Young-Joon earns a huge amount of money from his profession as an actor. Besides, he also adds to his income from his restaurant business. As of 2017, his Net worth is around $135 million. 

 

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Born in South Korea

August 29 , 1972

Bae Yong-Joon was born on 29th August 1972 in South Korea. He was born to father, Bae Yung, and mother, Song Ki-Ok and grew up along with his siblings in Mapo District, Seoul. 

Debut in Salut D'Amour

1994

Bae Yong-Joon attended Sungkyunkwan University to study film bur drop out and later made his acting debut with a Korean drama, Salut D'Amour in 1994. He soon earned wide recognition.  

Won Best New Actor

1995

After a year of debut in Salut D'Amour, Bae Yong-Joon earned Best New Actor for his performance in the Our Sunny Days of Youth in 1995. He is regarded as one of the successful actors.

Owes Restaurant

2005

Bae Yong-Joon is also a businessman. In 2005, Bae entered into the restaurant business by establishing restaurants and cafes. He owes food restaurant, Gorilla in the Kitchen and  traditional Korean restaurant,

Retired from Acting.

2007

After 13 years of journey in the acting, Bae Yong-Joon took his retirement. During his career, he had done several hit movies and earned many awards. He is also famous among people.

Married to Park Soo-jin

July 27 , 2015

Bae got married to his long-term girlfriend, Park Soo-jin after getting engaged in May. They are now parents of their first child, born in 2016 and are expecting their second child.

Current Net worth

2017

Bae Young-Joon earns the huge amount of money in his career. Having appeared in numerous movies and tv series he has accumulated a large sum of money. Besides, he also makes a huge amount of money from his restaurant business. His current Net worth is around $135 million.