Yoo Yeon-Seok Biography

Updated On Aug 02, 2019 Published On Feb 01, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1984 , April-11
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 6 Feet
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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. 

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Born in Seoul, South Korea

April 11 , 1984

Yoo Yeon-Seok is a South Korean television and film actor most known for his role in Re-encounter and Whistle Blower. He was born on April 11, 1984, in Seoul, South Korea. His family later moved to South Gyeongsang Province. 

Acting Debut with Old Boy


Always interested in acting, Yoo made his acting debut in 2003 with 'Old Boy', however, it was only after his role in 'Reply 1994', he gained fame. The actor has since been appearing in several prominent roles.

Gained popularity with Reply 1994


Although Yoo made his acting debut in 2003, it was only after his role in 2013 'Reply 1994' he gained fame. Besides, he has appeared in several movies like, Warm and Cozy, 'Horror Stories', 'Re encounter and many others.

Nominated as Best Actor


Having appeared in several movies, Yoo is also the recipient of several awards, He was nominated for the Best Actor in 48th Grand Bell Awards for his role in Re-Encounter and later in 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards for his role in Horror Stories in 2012. 

Won SBS Drama Awards


Yoo won his first SBS Drama Awards in several categories including Excellence Award, Actor in a Genre Drama, Best Couple, and Ideal Academy Award- Best kiss Genre for her role in 'Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim'.