Cha Tae Hyun

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Stage name: 차태현 / Cha Tae Hyun

Gender: Male

Age: 46 years

Date of birth: March 25, 1976

Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 175 cm

Weight: 65 kg

Bloodtype: A

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon

Cha Tae Hyun Profile

About Cha Tae Hyun

Cha Tae Hyun Facts

  • Education: Journalism at the Seoul Institute of the Arts
  • Hobbies: Dance
  • Religion: Christian
  • Participated in Family Outing he put on a chupalla and thought he was Mexican. He gave himself the name of Sancho, and to Kim Jong Kook “kancho” later found a praying mantis which he named “Samasho”.
  • Cha Tae Hyun started his career as a silver medalist in 1995 in the KBS Talent Contest program.
  • His father Cha Jae Wan was an assistant special effects director at KBS, and his mother Choi Su Min, now retired, once did dubbing.
  • Cha married his high school sweetheart, pop lyricist Choi Suk Eun on June 1, 2006. They dated for 13 years and he was his first and only girlfriend.
  • He has three children, a son Cha Soo Chan born in 2007, a daughter Cha Tae Eun born in 2010 and on December 10, 2013 at 3:30 am his third child (girl) was born.
  • In 2011 Cha confessed on the SBS television program Healing C& that he suffers from panic disorder.
  • In the episode of Running Man where Park Bo Young was a guest, Kim Jong Kook wanted to sabotage his in a game where Bo Young threatened him by telling him that if he continued to be like that he would tell his dad Chae Tae Hyun, where Kim Jong Kook sedated him and told him that it was okay.
  • His natural enemy is Kim Jong Kook
  • Park Bo Young chose him over Song Jong Ki, as well as Wolf Boy over Speed Scandal
  • In episode 4 of the drama Legend of the Blue Sea makes a cameo in which he meets Jun Ji Hyun and make reference to the movie they worked on together called My Sassy Girl this is a reunion after 15 years of filming.
  • On March 16, KBS 1TV’s “9 O’clock News” reported that Cha Tae Hyun and Kim Jun Ho placed golf bets in July 2016 which is illegal in Korea. On March 17, Cha Tae Hyun responded to the reports with a letter of apology and denied that the bets were placed overseas but in Korea and that he returned the money at the end of the game. He also announced his retirement from all his TV programs.

Cha Tae Hyun Advertisement

  • 2018: Ltd. / Insurance (joint venture with Jung Hae In)
  • 2016: Rinnai Korea
  • 2015: Korea Tourism Information
  • 2014-2015: Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
  • 2013-2015: Aekyung
  • 2013: Good Downloader Campaign
  • 2012: Otsuka ULOS
  • 2012: Genesis Chicken Palace
  • 2010: Nintendo Korea Nintendo WII
  • 2009: Shinhan Financial Group
  • 2009: Hi-Mart
  • 2008: Coca-Cola Georgia Coffee
  • 2007: Nong Shim GunMyunSeDe Noodles
  • 2007: Nintendo Korea Mario Kart DS
  • 2006: LG Card
  • 2005: Glade
  • 2004: Lotte Chilsung Vita Power
  • 2004: Genesis BBQ
  • 2004: KT Nespot Swing
  • 2003: Hyundai Marine Hi-Car
  • 2003: Binggrae D.r Capsule
  • 2003: TBJ
  • 2002: Domino’s Pizza
  • 2001: Lotte Sand
  • 2001: Samsung Anycall
  • 2001: 700-5782
  • 2001: InkTec
  • 2001: Lotte Chilsung Water Jelly
  • 2001: Lotte World Cone
  • 2000: Fruit Country
  • 1999: Hansol PCS One Shot 018
  • 1999: Samyang Food Suta Noodles

Cha Tae Hyun Drama

  • Moving (Disney+, 2022)
  • Police University (KBS2, 2021)
  • Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation (OCN, 2020)
  • Matrimonial Chaos (KBS2, 2018)
  • The Best Hit (KBS2, 2017)
  • Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS, 2016-2017) cameo
  • Love in the Moonlight (KBS2, 2016) cameo
  • The Producers (KBS2, 2015)
  • Jeon Woo Chi (KBS2, 2012)
  • My Husband Got A Family (KBS2, 2012)
  • Lights and Shadows (MBC, 2011)
  • Triangle Love (SBS, 2009)
  • General Hospital 2 (MBC, 2008)
  • Flowers For My Life (KBS2, 2007)
  • Prince’s First Love (MBC, 2004)
  • Juliet’s Man (SBS, 2000)
  • Into the Sunlight (MBC, 1999)
  • Happy Together (SBS, 1999)
  • Still Loving You (MBC,1999)
  • Ready Go (MBC, 1998)
  • Shy Lover (MBC, 1998)
  • Sunflower (MBC, 1998)
  • First Love (KBS, 1997)
  • A Sunny Place of the Young (KBS2, 1995)
  • Potato (KBS, 1996)

As director

  • The Best Hit (KBS2, 2017)

Cha Tae Hyun Films

  • Puppy (2020)
  • Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017)
  • Because I Love You (2016)
  • My Sassy Girl 2 (2016)
  • The Con Artists (2014) cameo
  • Slow video (2014)
  • Tazza: The High Rollers 2 (2014) cameo
  • Catch Me (2013) Cameo
  • The Grand Heist (2012)
  • Never Ending Story (2012)
  • Ch& (2011)
  • Sunny (2011)
  • Hello Ghost (2010)
  • Speed Scandal (2008)
  • Fool (2008)
  • Highway Star (2007)
  • My Girl and I (2005)
  • Sad Movie (2005)
  • Love Story (2005)
  • Two Guys (2004)
  • Windstruck (2004)
  • Who’s Got the Tape? (2004)
  • Happy Erotic Christmas (2003)
  • Crazy First Love (2003)
  • Lover’s Concerto (2002)
  • My Sassy Girl (2001)
  • Hallelujah (1997)

Cha Tae Hyun Radio Programs

  • Mr. Radio (KBS 2FM, 2007-2008)
  • FM Popular Music with Cha Tae-hyun (KBS 2FM, 1999-2000)

Cha Tae Hyun TV Programs

  • Where On Earth? (KBS2, 2018)
  • Radio Star (MBC, 2018 – 2019)
  • Dragon Club (2017)
  • Running Man (SBS, 2017) Ep. 342
  • 1 Night 2 Days (KBS2, 2012 – 2019)
  • Running Man (SBS, 2010-2011) Ep. 10, 57-58
  • Healing C& (SBS, 2011-2016) Ep. 6, 207
  • Hit the Ball, Home Run King (MBC ESPN, 2010)
  • Music Video Festival (Mnet, 2003)
  • Campus Song Festival (MBC, 2003)
  • Campus Song Festival (MBC, 2002)
  • Music Video Festival (Mnet, 2001)
  • Music Video Festival (Mnet, 2000)
  • SBS Happy Saturday (SBS, 1998)
  • Family C& (MBC, 1998)

Acknowledgments

  • 2021 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award (Actor) (Police University)
  • 2021 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award besides Jung Jin Young (Police University)
  • 2018 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple with Bae Doo Na (Matrimonial Chaos)
  • 2018 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award (Matrimonial Chaos)
  • 2018 &MBC Entertainment Awards Excellence Award (Music & Talk Show)
  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Miniseries Actor (The Producers)
  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple with Kim Soo Hyun & Gong Hyo Jin (The Producers)
  • 2012 KBS Entertainment Awards: Best Artist Award – Program/Variety Division (Happy Sunday – 1 Night 2 Days)
  • 2009 Max Movie Awards: Best Actor (Speed Scandal)
  • 2007 KBS Entertainment Awards: DJ Radio Award
  • 2005 Savings Day Presidential Citation:
  • 2003 Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2002 Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2002 Golden Cinematography Awards: Best New Actor (My Sassy Girl)
  • 2002 Grand Bell Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2001 Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best New Actor (My Sassy Girl)
  • 2000 SBS Drama Awards: SBSi Award
  • 2000 SBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award
  • 2000 SBS Drama Awards: Great Star Award (Juliet’s Man)
  • 1999 MBC Drama Awards: Best New Actor
  • 1999 SBS Drama Awards: Best New Actor (Happy Together)
  • 1999 Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New TV Actor (Sunflower)
  • 1995 KBS Super Talent Contest: Silver medal

Cha Tae Hyun TV Drama’s

  • Near Parting theme for Matrimonial Chaos (2018)
  • Where are We Going theme for Juliet’s Man (2000)

Movie Themes

  • Bygone Days theme for Because I Love You (2016)
  • Happiness theme for Ch& (2011)
  • With You theme for Hello Ghost (2010)
  • Because I Love You theme for Speed Scandal (2008)
  • Wind Wind Wind Wind theme for Highway Star (2007)
  • Ichaseon Bridge theme for Highway Star (2007)
  • Don’t Let Go of My Hand theme for Sad Movie (2005)
  • Forget Me theme for Sad Movie (2005)
  • Photograph theme for Lover’s Concerto (2002)
  • I Don’t Know theme for Lover’s Concerto (2002)

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