Although Yoo made his acting debut in 2003 with 'Old Boy', it was only after his role in 2013 television series 'Reply 1994', he gained fame and recognization. He got his first lead role in 2015 romantic comedy series 'Warm and Cozy' and has since been appearing in prominent roles in several television series like Le Passe-Muraille and The Beauty Inside. Besides, he is also the recipient of several awards for his roles.
Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, Yoo is a South Korean Actor holding with Asian ethnicity. At the age of 32, the actor remains unmarried. However, the actor often makes headlines in the news regarding his alleged affairs and girlfriend. He was recently rumored to have been in a relationship with Kim Ji, his co-star in 'Horror Stories', however, the actor strictly denied the allegation. Apart from this, the actor from his career earns a decent salary, though no exact figures about his net worth have been revealed so far.