Jo Jung-suk Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family, Facts

Jo Jung-suk Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family, Facts
Jo Jung-suk Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth December 26, 1980
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Gummy

Jo Jung-suk is a South Korean actor, theatre artist, and voice artist whose career started in theatre. He has been cast in theatre projects like Hedwig and the Angry InchGrease, The IslandSpring AwakeningTrue WestPump Boys and DinettesJanggeum the GreatBlood BrothersEvil DeadOrgan in My Heart, and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Later on, Jo Jung-suk started appearing in both films and shows and some of the projects he has worked on include Don’t Dare to DreamHospital PlaylistThe Drug King, The King 2 HeartsLegend of the Blue SeaHit-and-Run Squad, Two CopsYou Are the Best!Nokdu FlowerThe Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s TattooArchitecture 101My Love, My BrideThe Face Reader, and My Annoying Brother.

Born Name

Jo Jung-suk

Other Name

Cho Jung-seok

Jo Jung-suk as seen during an event in November 2018
Jo Jung-suk as seen during an event in November 2018 (NewsInStar / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

 

Education

Jo Jung-suk studied at Banghwa Elementary School, Bangwha Middle School, and Gonghang High school. Afterward, he attended the Theatre department of the Seoul Institute of the Arts on a student loan.

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However, after his father’s death in 2000, his widowed mother became dependent on him and he eventually quit before graduating in order to start earning.

Occupation

Actor, Theatre Actor, Voice Artist

Manager

Jo Jung-suk has been repped by –

  • Culture Depot
  • JS Company
  • JAM Entertainment

Build

Slim

Jo Jung-suk on the red carpet of The Musical Awards in June 2013
Jo Jung-suk on the red carpet of The Musical Awards in June 2013 (Fanculture / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jo Jung-suk has dated –

  1. Gummy (2013-Present) – In the year 2013, he started going out with singer Gummy and they announced in June 2018 that they would be getting married in the fall. It was revealed on October 8, 2018, that the duo got married privately. Then, on January 6, 2020, Gummy’s agency confirmed that she was 7 weeks pregnant with the couple’s first child who was born on August 6, 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Jo Jung-suk is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Lean body

Jo Jung-suk as seen at the press conference for 'Fatal Encounter' in May 2014
Jo Jung-suk as seen at the press conference for ‘Fatal Encounter’ in May 2014 (Wooyeon724 / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Jo Jung-suk Facts

  1. On account of his family circumstances, he was granted an exemption from military service.
  2. Jo Jung-suk made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the supporting of Nab-ddeuk, Seung-min’s best friend, in the 2012 romantic film Architecture 101. This role won him several accolades including the Korean Culture and Entertainment Award, Blue Dragon Film Award, KOFRA Film Award, and Cine 21 Award.
  3. Alongside Shin Min-ah, Jo Jung-suk co-starred as Young-min in the 2014 romantic comedy film My Love, My Bride.
  4. He was cast as Eul-soo/Sal-soo, an assassin hired to kill Jeongjo, in the 2014 action-drama film The Fatal Encounter. It is based on a real-life assassination attempt on King Jeongjo.
  5. In 2019, Jo Jung-suk brought to life the character of Jung Jae-cheol, a rich businessman living it up at parties and having a boyishly good time playing with cars on the race track, in the action police procedural film Hit-and-Run Squad.
  6. He knows how to play the guitar.
  7. Some of his hobbies include playing starcraft, basketball, and soccer.
  8. From 2020 to 2021, Jo Jung-suk was cast as Lee Ik-jun, an assistant professor of general surgery, in the medical romantic comedy-drama television series Hospital Playlist. He co-starred in the show alongside Yoo Yeon-seok, Jung Kyung-ho, Kim Dae-myung, and Jeon Mi-do.
  9. His performance in Hospital Playlist won him the Brand of the Year Award for “Best Actor of the Year” in 2020 while he was nominated for an APAN Star Award in the “Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” category in 2021.
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