Gong Yoo is a Korean actor who is well known for his roles in such South Korean films as The Suspect (as a North Korean spy) and Silenced (as an art teacher), he also appeared in several television shows, earning a 2006 MBC Drama Award for his role in the romantic series One Fine Day.
His stage name is a combination of his father’s family name “Gong” and of his mother’s family name “Yoo”. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Coffee Prince (2007), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), and Squid Game (2021).
Who Is Gong Yoo?
Gong Yoo was initially cast in a leading part in the South Korean television series Hello My Teacher after earning his bachelor’s degree in theatre from Kyung Hee University.
Gong Yoo was born on July 10, 1979 in South Korean. He is 42 years old.
Gong Yoo Height & Weight
|Real Name||Gong Yoo|
|Age||42 years old (As of 2021)|
|Birthdate||July 10, 1979|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Biceps Size||21 Inches|
|Net Worth||$3 million, as of 2021|
Gong Yoo Career
He served as the South Korean spokesman for the United Nations Children’s Fund.
In 2005, he landed his first lead role in SBS’s Hello My Teacher opposite Gong Hyo-jin.
Gong Yoo Family Life
His real name is Gong Ji-cheol.
Gong Yoo Facts
In 2007, he costarred with Yoon Eun-hye in the television series The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince.
In 2021, Gong Yoo starred in Lee Yong-ju’s action thriller film Seo Bok alongside Park Bo-gum.
Gong plays a former intelligence agent who is caught up in the chase of catching the first human clone to uncover the secret to eternal life.
That year, he appeared as a recruiter salesman in Squid Game.