Park Seo-joon is a famous South-Korean actor. Park Seo-joon is also a singer and model. He is famous for his roles in dramas and TV shows including “The Chronicles of Evil”, “Itaewon Class”, “Why Secretary Kim”, “Fight for My Way”, “Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth”, and “She Was Pretty” among others.
Table of Biography
Park Seo-joon was born on December 16, 1988, and he is currently 32 years old. He hails from Seoul, South Korea, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Further, his birth name is Park Yong-kyu, written in Korean as 박용규. his name is written in Korean as 박서준 and in Hanja as 朴敘俊.
There is no information regarding his parents, siblings, and other family details. However, there is information that he has two younger brothers.
Regarding his educational journey, he did his alma mater the Seoul Institute of the Arts. He also graduated from Kyungpook National University.
Park Seo-joon – Body Measurements
Park Seo-joon stands tall at a height of approximately 185 cm or 6’1″ and his weight is around 69 kgs or 152 lbs. Further, the actor’s blood type is AB.
Talking about his social media presence, he became the first Korean actor to achieve the Youtube Golden play button by surpassing 1 million subscribers.
The actor made a 40-minute long video unboxing the Youtube gold button and shared it to his channel on June 10, 2020.
He created his “Record PARK’s” Youtube channel on July 25, 2019, and so far has garnered over 36.5 million views.
Park Seo-joon – Social Media
Similarly, the actor joined Twitter in January 2012 and so far has over 105.8K followers on his @bn_sj2013 account. He goes by @bn_sj2013 on Instagram.
This account boasts 256 posts shares and more than 16.6 million followers while writing this biography.
Career and Professional Life
Park Seo-joon is a prominent actor, model, and singer. The actor is most popular for his roles in TV dramas including Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty,
Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth, Fight for My Way, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, and Itaewon Class among others. Seo-joon is also a part of films like Chronicles of Evil, Midnight Runners, and The Divine Fury.
He was signed under the entertainment company “Content Y” until June 2018. After his contract expired, Seo-joon then signed with “Awesome Ent” in July 2018.
Awesome Ent is a company established by Seo-joon’s longtime manager.
The actor made his entertainment debut in the year 2011. He appeared in the music video of Bang Yong-guk’s single I Remember.
Following this, he appeared in TV dramas Dream High 2 in the year 2012, Pots of Gold in 2013, One Warm Word in 2013, and A Witch’s Love in 2014.
Then from October 2013 to April 2015, Seo-joon was the host of Music Bank. The actor is also close friends with the SISTAR members.
Seo-joon has worked with Sistar’s Dasom in Shut Up Family and also emceed with Sistar’s Bora on Music Bank between October 2013 to April 2015. The actor is also close friends with BTS’s V (Kim Tae Hyung).
He is also a pretty good singer. He has lent his talent and sang the OST of Dream High 2 with JB. Its title is New Dreaming. He also sang Come Into My Heart, which is an OST for A Witch’s Love.
Then he sang a Kill Me, Heal Me OST titled Letting You Go. He also sang the OST song Long Way, which is from She Was Pretty, and also lent his voice for Each Other’s Tears for Hwarang: The Beginning.
Rise to Popularity
Park Seo-joon’s breakout roles came in the year 2015. It was with the dramas Kill Me, Heal Me and She Was Pretty. For both these projects, he worked alongside actress Hwang Jung-eum in the lead roles.
The same year, Seo-joon also featured in the thriller film The Chronicles of Evil. In the year 2016, he starred in the youth historical drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.
For this project, Seo-joon worked alongside Go Ara and Park Hyung-sik. Other actors in the lead roles in this project were Choi Min-ho, Do Ji-han, Jo Yoon-woo, and Kim Tae-hyung among others.
Additionally, he found immense success in the 2017 youth romance drama Fight for My Way. He worked with actress Kim Ji-won in the lead roles. Likewise, the TV series was a major hit in South Korea and topped ratings in its time slot.
The same year, Seo-joon played his first big-screen leading role in the action-comedy Midnight Runners.
He worked alongside actor Kang Ha-neul for this project. Seo-joon also won the “Best New Actor” award at major film award ceremonies like the Grand Bell Awards and Korean Association of Film Critics Awards for this role.
Similarly, in tvN’s 2018 romantic-comedy-drama What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, actor Seo-joon starred alongside the prominent actress Park Min-young.
This series was a hit and Seo-joon received positive reviews. For his performance in this drama, the Korean press dubbed Seo-joon the “master of the romantic comedy”.
Then in 2019, the actor starred in the occult film The Divine Fury and also served as the special juror for the Asiana International Short Film Festival.
Seo-joon also made a guest appearance in the Oscar-winning movie Parasite the same year.
In the year 2020, Park Seo-joon starred in JTBC’s drama Itaewon Class. His role in this drama was that of a restaurant owner. This drama is based on the webtoon of the same name.
The actor is also set to appear in the sports film Dream. His role in this film is a soccer player turned coach named Yoon Hong-Dae. The director of this film is Lee Byeong-heon.
He was only 19 years old when he enrolled for mandatory military service. The actor began serving his country in the year 2008. Later in the year 2010, the actor was discharged after the completion of the mandatory service.