Leeteuk is a famous South Korean singer, songwriter, presenter, and radio personality. Additionally, Leeteuk is also a professional actor. In addition, he has also known for his debut as the leader of the boy band Super Junior in November 2005. Let us know more details about the actor’s professional as well as personal life.
Table of Biography
The full name of Leeteuk is Park Jeong-us. He was born on July 1, 1983. By profession, he is known as Leeteuk. Presently, he is 39 years old. His birthplace in Seoul, South Korea. He belongs of South Korean nationality. Similarly, his ethnicity is also South Korean as well.
By the same token, he was born to Park Young-in and Yoo Suk-Yeong. He is the second child. He has an elder sister whose name is Park In-young. She is a singer as well as an actress. Unfortunately, their parents officially got divorced in 1998. Talking about his educational background and academic qualification, he went to Chungwoon University. Afterward, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Besides, he is also an alumnus of Gachon University.
Professional Life and Career
During his initial phase, Leeteuk signed with SM Entertainment and became a trainee. Then, he appeared as an extra in the drama All About Eve. It aired on MBC TV, and briefly modeled for Pepsi in 2002. On November 6, 2005, he officially debuted as part of the 12-member project group, Super Junior 05.
Moreover, he has also hosted several television shows apart from Super Junior activities. In the year 2005, he became the host of a weekly music show, M! Countdown. His first film appearance with Super Junior members includes Attack on the Pin-Up Boys in 2007. Furthermore, he also became a radio DJ for KBS Super Junior’s Kiss The Radio in August 2006. Some of the television programs that he hosted include Road Show Quiz Expedition and Challenge! Good Song, and Challenge! Golden Ladder.
Over so many years, he has given his cameo appearances in many Korean dramas, It includes ‘Nonstop’ (2006), ‘Dream High’ (2011), and ‘Salamander Guru and the Shadows’ (2012). Besides, he enlisted for his mandatory military service on October 30, 2012. Ultimately, he finished his service on July 29, 2014. Also, he teamed with Suho Kassy, and songwriter Cho Young-soo to produce a track called ‘My Hero’ in June 2016.
Nevertheless, there are no details and information regarding his exact or estimate net worth. The famous actor has not claimed or mentioned his annual salary, personal belongings, and other endorsements through any sources of information or reports.
Awards and Achievements
The actor’s third studio album, ‘Sorry, Sorry’ won a Disk Daesang (Album of the Year) at the 24th Golden Disk Awards in 2009. Astonishingly, he was considered to be the Newcomer of the Year at the Golden Disc Awards in 2006. Since 2004, the group has registered three wins at the Asia Song Festival held in South Korea.
Furthermore, there were also conferred the Appreciation Award (2007). The group’s further accomplishments include the Asian Best Group accolade (2009), and the 2011 The Highest Asia Singer Award. By co-hosting ‘Strong Heart’ and; Star King’, Leeteuk won SBS Entertainment Awards in Best Newcomer Award (Variety). Also, it consists of Excellence Award (Talk SHow Division) categories in 2009 and 2011 respectively.
Likewise, Leeteuk received the Popularity Award at the 2012 MBC Entertainment Awards. Amazingly, Leetuek’s group became the recipient of the Best Live Act accolades at the World Music Awards in 2013. In regards to the 17th Teen Choice Awards in 2015, the group fabulously won the Choice International Artist and Choice Fandom awards.
Personal Life and Relationships
Previously, Leeteukk had dated a non-celebrity for about a year in 2006. Not only this, but he also was seeing Girls’ Generation remember Kim Tae-yeon. The actor, Leeteuk had dated an actress for almost a month. Later on, they split because she could not understand this busy schedule. Currently, he does not seem to be in a relationship with anyone.
Sadly, Leeteuk had to face one of the unfortunate accidents on April 19, 2007. Everyone in the car was injured and he had to be hospitalized for his injuries. Afterward, Leeteuk’s father, Park Yong-in started to take care of his parents, Leeteuk’s grandparents, who were suffering from dementia. Consequently, he strangled his parents before hanging himself in January 2014. Then, he left a note-taking responsibility for his actions and asking for forgiveness from his children.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Similarly, the talented one is 5 feet and 10 inches tall. On the other hand, he is more or less 74 kg. Both his hair color, as well as eye color, are brown. However, his bust size, waist size, hips size, dress size, and shoe (feet size) are inaccessible through the latest reports and sources.
The well-known celebrity, Lee Teuk is quite active on social media platforms. On Twitter, he has more than 13.1k followers with the username @LeaderTeukFacts. By the same token, his username on Facebook is @JUSTLEETEUK with more than 13k followers. People can find the actor with the username @xxteukss with around 5 million followers on Instagram.