Lee Dong Wook Biography

Updated On Jan 09, 2019 Published On Jan 31, 2017
Facts of Lee Dong Wook
Date of Birth: 1981 , November-6
Birth Nation: South Korea
Name Lee Dong Wook
Birth Name Lee Dong Wook
Nick Name Wookie
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Seoul, South Korea
Religion Christian
Ethnicity South Asian
Profession Actor
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 72 kgs
Famous for My Girl
Affair with Jessica, Kin Hyun Joo, Kim Su Ah, T-ara Jiyeon
Married yes
Married to Jo Yoon Hee
Children 1
Awards KBS Drama Award, APAN Star Award, Asia Model Festival Award
Movies Arang, Heartbreak Library, The Perfect Coupl
TV Show My Girl, precious Family, School
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Award-winning South Korean television actor, Lee Dong-Wook is one of the most renowned actors who is well known for his role in the TV series My Girl. Dong-Wook debuted in acting in 1999 and later appeared in numbers of TV series.

Lee Dong Wook's early life

Lee Dong-Wook was born on November 6, 1981, to Korean parents in Seoul, South Korea. Lee grew up with his parents and alongside her siblings in Seoul. He has not revealed the name of his parents. Regarding Lee Dong nationality and ethnicity, the red lips actor is a South Korean, Asian descent. 

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His academic qualification is a degree Broadcasting and Media Arts, completed at Joongbu University.

Lee Dong Wook's

Lee Dong Wook debuted in acting in 1999 with the role of Lee Kang San in the television series School. Since his career debut, Dong Wook has appeared in numbers of TV series.

Lee has appeared as a lead actor in television dramas, such as Scent of a Woman, Hotel King, and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God.

Lee Dong Wook is well known for portraying the role of Seol Gong-chan in the television sitcom My Girl. He has appeared in total 16 episodes of the show starting from 2005 till 2006.

The talented actor has been successful enough to win the KBS Drama AwardAPAN Star AwardAsia Model Festival Award and Cosmo Beauty Award in different categories.

Lee Dong Wook's personal life

Moving towards his personal life, Lee Dong Wook once admitted that he dated an onscreen drama girlfriend although, he didn't reveal her biography. Rumors have been surfaced regarding his love affair and romantic relationship with Girls Generation's Jessica, actress Kim Hyun Joo, actress Kim Su Ah, singer–turned actress Eugene Kim and actress Lee Da Hae.

Wook denied for being more than friends with any of these ladies. Age 36, actor Lee Dong Wook despite being a successful actor, is a very handsome model-turned-actor who in recent days is in the pick of his career and media.

Lee Dong Wook also dated actress T-ara's Jiyeon for two years, they were even about to get married but, unfortunately, the couple broke up. After the short interval of the breakup, he started dating actress Jo Yoon Hee. Lee Dong and Jo Yoon started dating each other after completing their drama movie, "Laurel Tree Tailors".

A year back, Lee Dong had even released an official statement about Jo Yoon Hee pregnancy and their legal marriage. The couple got married in the summer of 2017, and are parents of a daughter.

Lee Dong Wook caught huge media focus for his on-screen kiss with actress Yo In Na.

Lee Dong Wook's net worth

Lee is earning a good sum of money from his salary and acting profession. The South-Asian actor has appeared in over 24 television series and movies, from which he is assumed to have received earned quite well.

It is estimated that Lee Dong Wook's current net worth is around $3 million but his exact salary is yet to be revealed. The handsome actor is likely to receive more acting projects in the future which is likely to increase his current financial condition.

Lee Dong Wook body measurements

Talking about Lee Dong Wook's physique, he stands tall with a height of six feet and a half inches (184 cms) and weighs around 72 kgs (158.7 lbs). 

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Born in South Korea

November 6 , 1981

Lee Dong Wook was born on November 6, 1981, to the Korean parents in Seoul, South Korea. Lee Dong-wook was raised by his parents where he was born. He grew up with his sibling in his hometown. He attended the  Joongbu University. 

Made his acting debut Strong Heart

1999

Lee Dong-wook made his acting debut in 1999 and he served as an MC on the show “ Strong Heart”. He has always wanted to appear in a historical drama, although he imagined the role he would play would be a warrior or king.

Debuted in the film Arang

2006

Lee Dong Wook made his film debut "Arang" playing the role as  Hyun-ki in 2006. Which was produced by Lee Min-ho, Lee Gyeong-heon, Park Jae-su, and Hwang Mun-su and written by Ahn Sang-hoon and hin Yun-kyung.

Notable role in the drama My Girl

2005

Lee Dong Wook appeared as a  leading role  Seol Gong-chan in the television drama "My Girl". Which was written by  Hong Jung-eun and Hong Mi-ran and directed by Jeon Ki-sang. The romantic comedy series was a hit during its run—it placed number one in its timeslot and reached a peak viewership rating of 24.9%.

won award for Hotel King

2014

Lee Dong Wook won 9th Asia Model Festival Awards in the category for  Fashionista Award for his series " Hotel King".  And nominated for 3rd APAN Star Awards and MBC Drama Awards in the category for Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama.

 

Current Net worth.

2018

Lee Dong Wook has featured in several movies and being an actor and model, he finances his living. It is estimated that his current net worth is around $3 million.