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Jin Goo

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Date of Birth: 190 , July-20
Birth Nation: South Korea
Name Song Joong-ki
Birth Name Song Joong-ki
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Daejeon
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $2.46 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Affair with Song Hye-Kyo
Girlfriend Song Hye-Kyo
Married Unknown
Education Sungkyunkwan University
Awards PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Male in Television, Paeksang Arts Award for IQIYI Star
Movies A Werewolf Boy, Penny Pinchers, A Frozen Flower
TV Show Descendants of the Sun

Quick Timeline of Jin Goo

1980 Born in South Korea
2014 Married with Kim Ji-hye
2003 Debuted in the TV drama All In
2011 Made his stage debut Guys and Dolls
2013 Played the titular character in TV Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek
2016 Notable series Descendants of the Sun
2016 Won big awards for his series Descendants of the Sun

Detail Timeline of Jin Goo

July 20 , 1980

Born in South Korea

Jin Goo was born on July 20, 1980, in Seoul, South Korea. Jin Goo's father  Jin Yeong-ho is a  cinematographer and his mother Park Dong- geum is a house wife. Jin Goo was raised by his parents where he was born. He attended Kyungdong High School and later he studied at Sahmyook University.

September 21 , 2014

Married with Kim Ji-hye

Jin Goo got married with his non-celebrity girlfriend Kim Ji-hye in a private ceremony in the Gangnam district of Seoul on Sept. 21, 2014. The two met through a common colleague and soon fell in love. His wife Kim Ji-hye is an office worker.

2003

Debuted in the TV drama All In

in Goo debuted on the television drama "All In" in 2003 playing the role as the younger version of the protagonist character 'Lee Byung-hun'. Which was written by Choi Wan-kyu and directed by Yoo Chul-yong and Kang Shin-hyo.

2011

Made his stage debut Guys and Dolls

Jin Goo made his stage debut as Nathan in a Korean production of the musical "Guys and Dolls" in the year 2011.  It is based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" – two short stories by Damon Runyon. 

2013

Played the titular character in TV Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek

Jin Goo played the titular character in TV series "Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek" playing the role as Lee Tae-baek in 2013. Which was written by Seol Joon-seok, Lee Jae-ha and Lee Yoon-jong. And directed by  Park Ki-ho and Lee So-yeon.

2016

Notable series Descendants of the Sun

His notable television series " Descendants of the Sun" . It aired on KBS2 from February 24 to April 14, 2016, on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 for 16 episodes. The series was written by  Kim Eun-sook and Kim Won-seok. And directed by Lee Eung-bok and Baek Sang-hoon.

2016

Won big awards for his series Descendants of the Sun

 In 2016, Jin Goo won big awards for his television series" Descendants of the Sun", 11th Asia Model Festival, 1st Indonesian Television Awards, 5th APAN Star Awards, 1st Asia Artist Awards and 30th KBS Drama Awards

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Moving to his personal life, Jin Goo is a married man. The actor tied his knot with his non-showbiz girlfriend Kim Ji-hye in a private ceremony in the Gangnam district of Seoul on Sept. 21, 2014. Jin Goo met his wife in 2013 through a common colleague and soon fell in love. His wife Kim Ji-hye is an office worker, who is four years younger than he is.The couple has been blessed with one son named, Jin Won was born on June 2015. Jin's agency officially announced that his wife Kim is pregnant. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, he is an Asian actor holding a South Korean Nationality who has appeared in movies and Tv series such as Descendants of the Sun, Northern Limit Line, Falling for Innocence, The Admiral: Roaring Currents and much more. Jin Goo earns his salary from his acting career, however, he has not revealed about his net worth yet.