Jung Woo-sung Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Girlfriends

Jung Woo-sung Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Girlfriends
Jung Woo-sung Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 73 kg
Date of Birth March 20, 1973
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jung Woo-sung is a South Korean actor, director, producer, and model who became the first Korean UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. After starting his career as a model, he transitioned to acting and then gained stardom and teenage cult status with the 1997 gangster movie Beat, for which he won “Best New Actor” at the 17th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. He is also known for having been cast in movies like City of the Rising SunAsura: The City of MadnessTrade Your Love, Steel RainSteel Rain 2: SummitDon’t Forget MeThe Divine MoveIllang: The Wolf BrigadeCold EyesScarlet InnocenceBeasts Clawing at StrawsInnocent WitnessDaisy, A Moment to RememberSad MovieThe RestlessReign of AssassinsA Good Rain KnowsShanghai GrandBorn to KillThe Fox with Nine TailsThe King, and The Good, the Bad, the Weird. Apart from his work in films, Jung Woo-sung is also known for his television roles like playing Lee Jung-woo in the espionage drama series Athena: Goddess of War, Yang Kang-chil in romantic fantasy series Padam Padam, Kang Dong-suk in the drama series Asphalt Man, and Park Sam-soo in legal crime drama series Delayed Justice.

Born Name

Jung Woo-sung

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Nick Name

Woo-sung

Jung Woo-sung as seen at a Ballantine's event in Seoul, South Korea in March 2021
Jung Woo-sung as seen at a Ballantine’s event in Seoul, South Korea in March 2021 (사진기자머길 / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

 

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer, Model, First Korean UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Manager

Jung Woo-sung has been signed with –

  • Taurus Films (2009-2012)
  • Artist Company

Build

Slim

Jung Woo-sung as seen while posing for the camera
Jung Woo-sung as seen while posing for the camera (박경은의 잼있게 살기 / capplus.khan.kr / CC BY 4.0)

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jung Woo-sung has dated –

  1. Zhang Ziyi (2000) – He had a short-termed romance with Chinese actor and model Zhang Ziyi in the year 2000.
  2. Lee Ji-ah (2011) – It was reported that he went out with actor Lee Ji-ah between February and May 2011. Jung confirmed the news in March 2011. They have also worked together in the espionage drama series Athena: Goddess of War.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Jung Woo-sung is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall stature

Jung Woo-sung as seen at Busan International Film Festival 2013
Jung Woo-sung as seen at Busan International Film Festival 2013 (Moritania / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Jung Woo-sung Facts

  1. He was raised in Sadang-dong, then one of the poorest towns in Seoul. Jung Woo-sung eventually dropped out of high school after a year in order to start working to support his family financially.
  2. When he first started to pursue a career in acting, he was told that he was too tall to become an actor so he first worked as a model.
  3. In 2008, Jung Woo-sung won the award for “Best Dressed of the Year” at the Korea Fashion & Design Awards.
  4. In addition to South Korea, Jung Woo-sung is also popular in other Asian countries, notably in Japan.
  5. Alongside actor and former model Lee Jung-jae, Jung Woo-sung co-founded the talent management company named Artist Company. Apart from the owners, the company has also repped other artists including Lee Si-a, Go Ara, Ha Jung-woo, Esom, Nam Ji-hyun, and Yum Jung-ah.
  6. He has been best friends with Lee Jung-jae, whom he met while filming the 1999 film City of the Rising Sun.
  7. Jung Woo-sung was honored as “Distinguished Korean Wave Entertainer Award for Film” by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2011.
  8. As a director, he has worked on projects including After You Left MeBeginning of a DreamSad LoveYou Just Don’t Know, and The Killer Behind the Old Man.
  9. He enjoys basketball and swimming.
  10. Jung Woo-sung has also been included in Forbes‘ Korea Power Celebrity list in 2015, 2017, and 2018, ranking 16th, 21st, and 17th respectively.
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