Kwak Dong-yeon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family

Kwak Dong-yeon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family
Kwak Dong-yeon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth March 19, 1997
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kwak Dong-yeon is a South Korean actor, musician, and singer who originally served as the lead guitarist and vocalist of Kokoma Band (literally, “Little Kids’ Band”), a trainee band managed by FNC Entertainment. As an actor, he has been cast in shows and movies such as Never TwiceLove in the MoonlightThe Master of RevengeIt’s Okay to Not Be OkaySplendid PoliticsBaseball Girl, My Husband Got a FamilyVincenzoRadio RomanceDoctor Detective, Inspiring GenerationMan of Will, Reunited WorldsMisbehavior, Adolescence MedleyGangnam BeautyPied PiperCome Back MisterModern FarmerHeung-boo: The Revolutionist, and Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love.

Born Name

Kwak Dong-yeon

Nick Name

Dong-yeon

Kwak Dong-yeon as seen in an Instagram post in June 2020
Kwak Dong-yeon as seen in an Instagram post in June 2020 (Kwak Dong-yeon / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Daejeon, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

 

Education

Kwak Dong-yeon studied music at FNC Academy and has also taken acting lessons. Also, he graduated from Munrae Junior High School in February 2013 and graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2016.

Occupation

Actor, Musician, Singer

Family

  • Mother – She died of an illness in February 2014.
  • Siblings – He has an older sister.
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Manager

Kwak Dong-yeon has been signed with H& Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals

Build

Slim

Kwak Dong-yeon as seen at the press conference for 'Love in the Moonlight' on August 18, 2016
Kwak Dong-yeon as seen at the press conference for ‘Love in the Moonlight’ on August 18, 2016 (tenasia10 / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (South Korean)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Lean physique

Kwak Dong-yeon pictured at 'The Elephant Song' stage play at Suhyeonjae Theatre, Seoul on November 25, 2019
Kwak Dong-yeon pictured at ‘The Elephant Song’ stage play at Suhyeonjae Theatre, Seoul on November 25, 2019 (Heyrey P / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Kwak Dong-yeon Facts

  1. He was 13 years old when he permanently shifted to Seoul to follow his dreams of pursuing a career as an artist.
  2. In 2012, Kwak Dong-yeon made his TV show debut by playing the character named Bang Jang-goon, Jung-bae and Go-ok’s son, in the family romantic comedy series My Husband Got a Family. This role won him the Korea Drama Award for “Best Young Actor” while he was also nominated for a KBS Drama Award for “Best Young Actor”.
  3. He brought to life the character of young Shin Jung-tae in the period romantic action drama series Inspiring Generation in 2014 and this role earned him a KBS Drama Award for “Best Young Actor” as well as a nomination in the same category at the 2014 Seoul International Youth Film Festival.
  4. Kwak Dong-yeon made his first theatrical film appearance as Yoo Jong-ki in the 2016 psychological thriller film Misbehavior.
  5. Alongside Park Bo-gum, Kim Yoo-jung, Jinyoung, and Chae Soo-bin, Kwak Dong-yeon co-starred as Kim Byung-yeon, a skilled swordsman and scholar who is also the Head of the Royal Guard of the Crown Prince’s palace, in the historical coming-of-age romantic-comedy series Love in the Moonlight in 2016. For this performance, he was nominated for KBS Drama Award and Korea Drama Award in the “Best New Actor” category.
  6. He carried the Olympics flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games in Gokseong, South Jeolla province as part of the torch relay on November 27, 2017.
  7. He was cast as Nigel Bottom, a genius playwright who is also pure and passionate, in the Korean adaptation of the musical comedy Something Rotten! in 2020 and this performance got him nominated for a Korea Musical Award for “Rookie of the Year Award (Male)”.
  8. Kwak Dong-yeon has also appeared as a cast member on shows like Delicious Rendezvous, Everyone’s KitchenAnimalsCheongdam-dong 111Our School of Life, and Let’s go! Real trip: Three Delicious Man.

Featured Image by Kwak Dong-yeon / Instagram

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