Gong Yoo is a South Korean actor of film and television. He is best known for television roles such as Choi Han-kyul in Coffee Prince, Goblin / Kim Shin in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, and Seo Gun in One Fine Day, as well as film roles such as Kang In-ho in Silenced, Ji Dong-chul in The Suspect, Seok-woo in Train to Busan and Kim Woo-jin in The Age of Shadows. He earned the Best Actor award at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for his role as Seok-woo in Train to Busan. Born Gong Ji-cheol on July 10, 1979 in Busan, South Korea, he graduated from Kyung Hee University with a B.A. degree in theater. Gong Yoo landed his first lead role in 2005 in SBS’s Hello My Teacher opposite Gong Hyo-jin.
Gong Yoo Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 10 July 1979
Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
Birth Name: Gong Ji-cheol
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Actor, Host
Nationality: South Korean
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Gong Yoo Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 161 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 73 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 0½”
Height in Meters: 1.84 m
Shoe Size: 10.5 (US)
Gong Yoo Family Details:
Father: Gong Won
Gong Yoo Education:
Nakmin Elementary School (Graduate in 1992)
Naeseong Middle School (Graduated in 1995)
Dongin High School (Graduate in 1998)
Kyung Hee University (Graduate in 2000)
Gong Yoo Facts:
*He was born on July 10, 1979 in Busan, South Korea.
*He graduated with a B.A. degree in theater from Kyung Hee University.
*He worked as a model before entering show business as a video jockey with Mnet.
*He became the most popular actor in South Korea for August 2016.
*In 2014, he was named as an ambassador of the National Tax Service of South Korea.
*He served as the South Korean spokesman for the United Nations Children’s Fund.