Korean actors are some of the most followed celebrities on the planet. Consequently, Gong Ji-Cheol, also known as Gong Yoo, is ruling the heart of millions since the early 2000s. The South Korean superstar is known for his roles in Coffee Prince, Train To Busan, and Silenced.

Gong is the recipient of numerous accolades, for instance, Best New Actor, New Star Award, Excellence Award, Best Leading Actor, Best Actor, and much more. Let’s uncover some interesting trivia about the life of the South Korean actor.

Is Gong Yoo Married to His Wife?

The Silenced actor was rumored to be married to Im Soo Jung. The famous pair were seen together on Jeju Island. Furthermore, numerous news outlets reported that Gong and Jung tied the knot in a secret wedding in America. However, both the actor’s agencies declined the rumors.

Furthermore, the Goblin actor was also rumored to be dating his co-star Kim Go-Eun, after she posted a picture together on her Instagram. Although being over 40 years old, he has not settled down yet.

Gong Yoo and Im Soo Jung on Vouge Cover.
Gong Yoo and Im Soo Jung on Vouge Cover.
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Talking about his illustrious career, he began his career as a VJ for Mnet. He got his first major part in Hello, My teacher, alongside Gong Hyo-Jin. After, he appeared in the cult classic Coffee Prince, for which he was known for a long time.

Furthermore, he was also featured in 2005’s She’s on Duty, which was famous among his fans. Moreover, he was enlisted in mandatory military service from 2008 to 2009. After his service to Korea, he was featured in Finding Mr. Destiny, which was a romantic comedy.

Gong Yoo on set of Train To Busan.
Gong Yoo on the set of Train To Busan.
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Alongside his movie career, he is very successful in Korean drama also. For instance, he was the lead role in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, also known as Goblin. Furthermore, Gong was signed by Netflix for their 2021’s project The Silent Sea. Also, read on Jamie Hector

More about the Goblin star

The Coffee Prince star is one of the most good-looking actors in South Korea. Furthermore, he stands at a height of 6 Feet (1.84) Meters and weighs around 70 Kilograms. As of 2022, Gong is 43 years of age. The like dragon actor belongs of Korean Nationality and is of Asian Ethnicity. Moreover, he is born with big black eyes and medium black hair. Currently, he has a massive fan page Instagram handle, which is followed by 438 thousand people.

Gong Yoo modeling.
Gong Yoo modeling.
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Talking about his early years, the Korean actor was born in Busan, South Korea on the 10th of July, 1979. He was born in an average Korean family. Yoo’s father was Gong Won, however, his mother’s identity is not disclosed in the online domain. Furthermore, the talented actor attended the prestigious Kyung Hee University where he got graduated in the theater. Know the early life of Jojo Macari

How Much Is Gong Yoo’s Net Worth?

Being one of the best actors in Korea for the last 2 decades, Gong has managed to live a fabulous life. The romantic actor has a massive net worth of approximately 10 Million USD, as of 2022. The talented individual has also modeled for various magazines, for instance, Chinadaily, Amazon, Esquire, and Vogue.

Interested in acting since childhood, Gong attended Dongin High School and pursued undergraduate studies at Kyung Hee University’s Department of Theater and Film.

Gong Yoo on a Yatch.
Gong Yoo on a Yatch.
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On July 7, 2014, Gong Yoo was named as an ambassador for the National Tax Service (NTS), alongside actress Ha Ji-won. They modeled for promotional posters and took part in street campaigns that encourage honest tax payment in support of the NTS.

Moreover, he won the Popular Star Award at the 32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards for ‘Silenced’ (2011). Also in November 2013, he was chosen by UNICEF as their special representative in Korea. At the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards, he won the Best Actor Award (TV) for ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God’ in 2017.

Furthermore, his movies have grossed millions at the box office, for instance, My Tutor Friend (17.7 Million USD), S Diary (6.2 Million USD), She’s on Duty (9 Million USD), Like a Dragon (5.2 Million USD), Finding Mr. Destiny (7.3 Million USD), Silenced (30.7 Million USD), The Suspect (26.9 Million USD), A Man and a Women (1.5 Million USD), Train to Busan (98.5 Million USD), and The Age of Shadows (55.3 Million USD). Similar to Song Kang.

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