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Bae Yong Joon

Weight: 78kg
Height: 181cm
Real name:
Date of Birth: August 29, 1972

Bae Yong Joon

About Bae Yong Joon

Bae Yong Joon Facts

  • Religion : Catholic
  • Education : Pre-school Il-mun
    • Myung-il Primary
    • Baejae College
    • Hanyoung Institute
    • Graduated in FTM (Film, TV & Multimedia) belonging to the art faculty of the University of California (USA) Sungkyunkwan University
  • Hobbies golf, Computer games, Weights, Fishing, Reading and watching movies.
  • Specialties Golf, Swimming, Water-skiing, Snow-boarding, Bowling, Hopkido (Martial Art) and Kendo.
  • Actors he respects: Ann Sunggee, Robert Deniro and Al Pacino.
  • Directors he admires: Martin Scorsese, Alfred Hitchcock.
  • Motto: Human Life!
  • He founded the KeyEast agency.
  • World famous for its drama Winter Sonata leaving him at the forefront as the No. 1 artist of the famous “Korean Wave “He is therefore considered the father of acting (modern times).
  • In 2004, while he was on a promotional tour in China and Japan, coincided with the publication of his photographic book The Image: Volume 1 so after leaving Taiwan, it was expected to arrive in Japan soon, without a specific date.
  • During the novel First Love was boyfriend of Choi Ji Woo.
  • He was the boyfriend of actress and singer BoA.
  • Because of his relationship with Lee Sa Gang after several scandals, he decided to keep his private life out of the press so that it would not affect his work.
  • He returned to television after a 5-year absence, with the award-winning drama The Legend with which he managed to further increase his popularity throughout the Asian region.
  • He has a great friendship with actor, singer and model Kim Hyun Joong.
  • Produced the Drama Dream High together with Park Jin Young where he performed from the first episode to the fourth.
  • He is one of the highest-paid actors in Korea, charging as much as $200,000 per episode in a drama.
  • The top Hallyu star Bae Yong Joon (41) was dating Goo So Hee (27), the second daughter of Goo Ja Gyoon, vice president of LS electronics company, for three months. The actor’s relationship was first discovered by Nikkan Sports news in Japan on December 23, 2013. They met for the first time at a meeting with mutual friends.
  • On February 17, 2015, it was reported that broke up with his girlfriend Goo So Hee for unknown reasons.
  • In May 2015, it was announced that Bae Yong Joon would marry this year with Park Soo Jin the KeyEast Entertainment agency, which represents both stars, confirmed the news with an official statement.
  • On July 4, 2015, it was confirmed that the wedding will take place on July 27 and will be held at the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill’s Aston House in Seoul. The bride and groom are scheduled to spend their honeymoon days at a resort in the southern part of the country instead of traveling abroad after the wedding.
  • On April 29, its agency KeyEast Entertainment announced that his wife Park Soo Jin is pregnant with his first child.
  • On October 24, a source from Bae Yong Joon’s side told OSEN, “Bae Yong Joon and Park Soo Jin became the parents of a baby.” the source continued, “Park Soo Jin gave birth at a hospital in Gangnam area on October 23. both mother and baby are healthy. please watch the happy parents warmly.” source Soompi.
  • On Aug. 23, 2017, it was revealed that his wife, actress Park Soo Jin is pregnant with his second child.
  • On April 10, 2018 TV Report reported that Park Soo Jin had given birth to his 2nd child. Later KeyEast Entertainment confirmed the news saying, “It is true that Park Soo Jin has given birth to a daughter today. Both mother and baby are healthy.”

Bae Yong Joon Advertisement

2012 .

  • Promo KGC (Korean Ginseng)


  • Arnaldo Bassini (Winter Collection)
  • SK Energy CF
  • Arnaldo Bassini (Fall Collection)
  • Arnaldo Bassini (Summer Collection)
  • Myeong Dong’s AB
  • Arnaldo Bassini (Spring Collection)


  • Arnaldo Bassini
  • The Face Shop
  • Megane Ichiba


  • Arnaldo Bassini
  • The Face Shop&
  • Megane Ichiba


  • Megane Ichiba
  • Viliv
  • The Face Shop
  • Sinfanbank


  • Secom
  • Megane Ichiba
  • Keangnam
  • Lotte-DutyFree


  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Eastern Home Shopping Network
  • Secom Security Systems
  • Pizza-La
  • Keangnam


  • Taster’s Choice
  • Pizza-La
  • Lotte Rummy and Bacchus chocolates
  • Keangnam (Construction)
  • Coca-Cola 7-Flavor Tea
  • Lotte Almond


  • Taster’s Choice
  • Pizza-La (Japanese Pizza)
  • Oronamin C
  • Lotte Flavono
  • Lotte Almond
  • Sony Handycam
  • Sony Cybershot
  • AU by KDDI (Audi)
  • Daihatsu Mira
  • LG La La La (videos available at Bae Yong Yoo Official Website)


  • Ray Ban Glasses
  • Taster’s Choice
  • LG Whisen
  • LG Telecom
  • LG Card
  • Colon ManStar
  • Old & New


  • LG Telecom
  • LG Home Shopping
  • LG Card
  • Korea Investment Trust
  • Colon ManStar
  • Old & New
  • Halla Millate


  • JM Global Water Purifier
  • Kye Mong Sa (Press)
  • Old & New
  • L’oreal (Perfume)


  • FRJ


  • LG Group


  • LG Group
  • HITE Beer


  • Kwail Nara
  • LG Group,…
  • Dong Yang Cosmetic (men’s cosmetics)


  • Lotte Gana
  • NongShim ZEC

Bae Yong Joon Drama

  • Dream High (KBS2, 2011) Ep. 1, 4
  • Water Drops of God (Late 2009) (The drama was cancelled)
  • The Legend (MBC, 2007)
  • Hotelier 2007 (TV Asahi, 2007) Ep, 1
  • Winter Sonata (KBS, 2002)
  • Hotelier (MBC, 2001)
  • Did We Really Love? (MBC, 1999)
  • The Barefooted Youth (KBS, 1998)
  • First Love (KBS, 1997)
  • Potato (KBS, 1996)
  • A Sunny Place of the Young (KBS, 1995)
  • The Six Steps Toward a Separation (KBS, 1995)
  • Sea Breeze (PSB, 1995)
  • Salut D’Amour (KBS, 1994)

Published Books

  • 2012 Kyoto Photo Book (Photo Book + DVD) Photos collected during your trip to Kyoto
  • 2011: Wine and People
  • 2010 A Journey in Search of Korea’s Beauty (contains photographs of various artisans, presentations of Korean culture and places to visit)
  • 2007 bYJ Family Book : BYJ Family Book
  • 2005 : 100 Days of Bae Yong Joon (100 Days of Bae Yong Joon)
  • 2004 the Image: Volume 1 (The Image: Volume 1, photographic book made by himself to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his artistic career)

Bae Yong Joon Films

  • April Snow (2005)
  • Untold Scandal (2003)
  • Ppilku (1997) (based on the drama Salut D’Amour )

Bae Yong Joon Awards

  • 2010 The Korea Herald 30 of the Most Influential People
  • 2007 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Lee Ji Ah at The Legend
  • 2007 MBC Drama Awards: Grand Prize for The Legend
  • 2004 40th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Newcomer Award for “The Untold Scandal”.
  • 2003 24th Blue Dragon Awards: Popularity Award for “The Untold Scandal
  • 2003 24th Blue Dragon Awards New Actor Award for “The Untold Scandal
  • 2002 KBS Drama Awards: Best Excellence in Performance Award for Winter Sonata
  • 2002 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award for Winter Sonata
  • 2002 38th Baeksang Arts Awards: Popularity Award for Winter Sonata
  • 1997 33rd Baeksang Arts Awards: Popularity Award for First Love
  • 1996 KBS Drama Awards: Best Actor Award for First Love
  • 1996 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award for First Love
  • 1996 KBS Drama Awards Photogenic Award for First Love
  • 1995 KBS Drama Awards Breakthrough Actor Award for A Sunny Place of the Young

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