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Lee Seung-Jun Biography

Lee Seung-Jun

Facts of Lee Seung-Jun

Date of Birth: 1973 , February-11
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
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 Lee Seung-Jun

1978 Born in The United States
2005 Started career as a Basketball Player
2008 controversy while playing for Singapore Slingers
2010 Played 2010 Asian Games
2009 Relinquished American Citizenship

Detail Timeline of Lee Seung-Jun

March 18 , 1978

Born in The United States

Standing 6ft 8 inch tall, Lee Seung-Jun is a South Korean Professional basketball player. He was born on March 18, 1978, in the United States, where he spent a major part of his childhood growing up with his mother. 


Started career as a Basketball Player

Although interested in basketball from an early age, Lee officially started his career as a basketball player in 2005, where he played for an American basketball team named Bellingham Slam. He later played for teams like Harlem Globetrotters and Los Angeles Laker. 


controversy while playing for Singapore Slingers

While playing for Singapore Slingers, Lee indulged in controversy regarding his provoking words towards his opponents. Ranidel de Ocampo, a member of an opposing team Air21 deliberately walked under him during a dunk to cause him to lose balance.


Played 2010 Asian Games

After playing in several leagues matches with different teams like Bellingham Slam, Harlem Globetrotters, he finally played 2010 Asian Games from South Korea finally leading South Korea to the semi-finals. Beside ha has also played 2013 FIBA Asia Championship for South Korea.


Relinquished American Citizenship

Lee Seung-Jun who was born and brought up in America was an American citizen by birth. However, in 2009, he relinquished his American citizenship in the process to acquire a South Korean Citizenship. Thus, he got chance to play for South Korea in 2010 Asian Games.


Lee officially started his career as a basketball player in 2005, playing for the Bellingham Slam, an American basketball team, after which he played for Harlem Globetrotters in an Exhibition Game. Along with this, he has played for several other teams like Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings, and Singapore Slingers. Moreover, he played his most important match as a South Korean player in 2010 Asian Games and the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

Moving further, his personal life has been far from the sight of media with no information about him being married or divorced. However looking at his age, he is more likely to be married. Apart from this, the player who is a Korean by nationality earns a good salary from his career as a basketball player, a major part of it coming from the league games. Besides, he also makes earnings from endorsements but the actual figure of his total earning is not revealed by the star player.