Haha had romantic love affairs with his girlfriend Byul for several years. After being in love for such a long time, they decided to continue this relationship and they finally got married at the end of 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held on 30th of November. His nationality is South Korean and is of Korean ethnicity.
Though Haha was born in Stuttgart, Germany, he has been raised in Seoul, South Korea since his early days. He was once enrolled at Daejin University with a major in Drama and Fine Arts. He earned his master’s degree from there. He began his professional career as a singer with the turn of 21st century. He became associated with Seoul Records as a trainee. In 2001, he joined boy band, Z-kiri as its singer and rapper. Though Z-kiri was active promoting this band in 2001, it lacked popularity and this band was disbanded within few years. In 2002, he made his TV debut by being the co host of the show What's Up YO!. That year he was also seen in a South Korean sitcom Nonstop playing the lead role of Haha. He made his feature film debut in 2005 by playing the supporting role of Park Dong-sun in a South Korean romantic comedy film Love in Magic. He is critically acclaimed for being the host of the variety shows like Infinite Challenge and Running Man. He is now aged 36 years old and his net worth is in millions.