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Jang Kiyong

Actor Jang Kiyong Profile, Facts, and TMI

Jang Kiyong Profile

  • Birth Name:  장기용 (Jang Kiyong)
  • Stage Name: Jang Kiyong
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1992.08.07
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
  • Height: 187 cm (6’1″)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Blood Type: B
  • Agency: YG Entertainment
  • Debut: 2012
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Jang Kiyong Facts & TMI

  • Jang Kiyong was born in Ulsan.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother (born 1989)
  • He is an atheist.
  • At the age of 20 (Korean age), Jang Kiyong left Ulsan and moved to Seoul to pursue a career as a model.
  • He graduated from Ulsan High School, then continued his studies at Yongin University (Department of Musical), before finally transferring to Seokyung University (Department of Modeling and Acting).
  • He was inspired to become a model after seeing a video of Lee Soohyuk walking on the runway.
  • He enrolled in Yongin University’s Acting Department which has an admissions ratio of 1:100.
  • Jang Ki Yong, who used braces when he first debuted, immediately caught the attention of the modeling industry with his boyish charm.
  • He was worried that using braces could hinder his career as a model.
  • Jang Kiyong made his acting debut in the drama ‘It’s Okay, That’s Love’ as a cameo (he played Lee Sungkyung’s girlfriend in the drama).
  • Apparently, he’s also good at singing, he has participated in several singing competitions such as KBS ‘Singing Battle’ and jtbc’s ‘Tribe of Hip Hop 2’.
  • He also sang OSTs for several dramas that he starred in, such as ‘I’m OK’, ‘Peterpan’, and ‘In Your Eyes’ for the drama ‘The Liar and His Lover’; ‘썸남’ for the web drama ‘The Boy Next Door’; and ‘Paradise Tree’ for the drama ‘Come and Hug Me’.
  • Jang Kiyong starred in many music videos, including music videos for Brown Eyed Soul, Kwon Jinah, IU’s songs.
  • He likes watching UFC martial arts matches.
  • Throughout his career, he has modeled for 10 different brands including Nivea, Sprite, and Giordano.
  • Jang Kiyong won the Rookie Actor of the Year award from the 2019 Baeksang Art Awards for his performance in the drama ‘Come and Hug Me’.
  • In 2018, it was known that he dated an actress named Lee Yena.


‘The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos’ as Ko Yoosung (2019)
‘Sweet & Sour’ as Jang Hyuk (2021)


‘It’s Okay, That’s Love’ as Sam (cameo) (SBS/ 2014)
‘The Idle Mermaid’ as Kim Yeonsun (cameo) (tvN/ 2014)
‘The Greatest Marriage’ as Bae Deuro (TV Chosun / 2014)
‘Schoolgirl Detectives’ as Ahn Chaejoon (JTBC / 2014)
‘This is My Love’ as Lee Suktae (JTBC / 2015)
‘Beautiful Mind’ as Nam Hoyoung (KBS2 / KBS2)
‘The Liar and His Lover’ as Ji Inho (tvN / 2017)
‘Confession Couple’ as Jung Namgil (KBS2 / 2017)
‘My Mister’ as Lee Kwangil (tvN / 2018)
‘Come and Hug Me’ as Chae Dojin (MBC / 2018) 
‘Touch Your Heart’ as Top star (cameo) (tvN / 2019) 
‘Kill It’ as Kim Soohyun (OCN / 2019)
‘Search: WWW’ as Park Morgan (tvN / 2019)
‘Born Again’ as Gong Jichul & Chun Jongbum (KBS2 / 2020)
‘Hello, Me!’ as Police officer (cameo) (KBS2 / 2021) 
My Roommate Is a Gumiho‘ as Shin Wooyeo (tvN / 2021) 
Now, We Are Breaking Up‘ as Yoon Jaekook (SBS / 2021)

Web drama 

‘We Broke Up’ | (Naver TV Cast/ 2015) as Seo Hyunwoo
‘Love for a Thousand More’ | (Naver TV Cast/ 2016) as Jason
‘The Boy Next Door” | (Naver TV Cast / 2017) as Sung Kije

Variety Show

‘Design Tour Season’ | (skyTV/ 2014) as MC with Lee Sora & Woojae
‘Tasty Road’ | (Olive/ 2014) as Guest Episode 26 with Nam Joohyuk
‘I Am Going to School’ | (JTBC/ 2015) as Guest Episode 27–29
‘Design Tour Season 2’ | (skyTV/ 2015) as MC with Lee Sora & Woojae
‘Travel Without Manager 2’ | (Cookat TV/ 2016) as Fixed cast with Joo Woojae
‘Tribe of Hip Hop’ | (JTBC/ 2016) as Contestant (Top 10 Finalist)
‘Singing Battle’ | (KBS2/ 2016) as Contestant

Music Video

The Red Shoes‘ – IU (2013)
Friday‘ – IU (2013)
‘EyeKiss’ – Lovelybut (2013)
‘When in Hongdae’ – Hongdae Kwang (2016)
‘The End’ – Kwon Jinah (2016)
‘Night and Day’ – Brown Eyed Soul (2019)


‘Some Guys’ with Choi Wooshik (The Boy Next Door OST)
‘I’m Alright’ with Crude Play (The Liar & His Lover OST)
‘In your eyes’ with Crude Play (The Liar & His Lover OST)
‘Peter Pan’ with Crude Play (The Liar & His Lover OST)
‘Paradise Tree’ (Come and Hug Me OST)

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