Lee Joon-gi grew up in Busan but later moved to Seoul with a dream to work in the entertainment industry rather than getting into college. For the next couple of years, Lee worked at various part-time jobs and then he attended the Seoul Institute of the Arts but was not able to graduate from there because of his poor studies. After that, Lee began his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he appeared as Gong-gil in "The King and the Clown" in 2005. After this film debut, Lee was offered various Korean dramas including a supporting role in "My Girl" in which he gave a very impressive performance.
Lee Joon-gi is currently at the age of 34. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, he is a white Korean actor and model from South Korea. It was the rumor that Lee Joon-gi has an affair with his girlfriend UI, a famous Korean actress but in an interview, they explained that they are just a former co-workers. Moreover, Lee has also not expressed his thoughts about married life to his fans. Lee earns his salary from his acting career as well as from various brands and televisions for which he worked in the televisions, which adds up to his recent net worth of $70 million U.S. dollars at the present time.