Lee Jaewook Profile
- Birth Name: 이재욱 (Lee Jaewook)
- Stage Name: Lee Jaewook
- Nationality: South Korean
- Date of Birth: 1998.05.10
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
- Height: 187 cm (6’1″)
- Weight: N/A
- Blood Type: O
- Agency: CJes Entertainment
- Debut: 2018
- Personal Social Media: Instagram, VLive
Lee Jaewook Facts & TMI
- Lee Jaewook was born and grew up in Seoul.
- His family consists of mother, father, and an older sister.
- He is currently attending Chun Ang University (Theater Department).
- He debuted in 2018 through tvN drama ‘Memories of Alhambra’.
- He started to get public’s attention in 2019 after starring in ‘Search: WWW’ then rose to stardom with his portrayal of Baek Kyung in the drama ‘Extraordinary You’.
- With his mature appearance and tall height, at first many viewers mistook him to be in the late 20s or early 30s.
- He received positive reviews because he was able to portray different characters in various age range (teens in ‘Extraordinary You’; twenties in ‘Memories of Alhambra’; and early thirties in ‘Search: WWW’.)
- The first audition he took after his university enrollment was ‘Memories of Alhambra’. After passing the audition, he was scouted by VAST Entertainment, the agency which managed Hyun Bin.
- His hobby is cooking, skiing, and swimming.
- Lee Jaewook shared that his family is still in awe whenever they see him on TV and get many interest from public.
- His childhood hero was chef Baek Jongwon.
- He was actually auditioned for the role Haru, but the director thought that he was more suitable for portraying Baek Kyung.
- Lee Jaewook and fellow actor from ‘Extraordinary You’ Kim Youngdae was cast as supporting roles in the same project for the second time through drama ‘When the Weather is Fine’.
- He said that he did various part-time jobs since he was in middle school.
- During the 2019-2020 award season, he received several best new actor nominations for his performance in ‘Extraordinary You’
- He prefers jjajangmyeon over jjamppong.
- He prefers soju over beer.
- He prefers winter over summer.
- He prefers beach over mountain.
- He prefers language subject over math.
- He prefers coffee over tea.
- He prefers soju over beer.
- His favorite movie genre is romance.
- He mentioned senior actor Lee Sunjae as actor that he wants to act with the most.
- His favorite movie is ‘Good Will Hunting’
- He loves wearing street fashion and training suits.
- His favorite color is black.
- His favorite dish is fast food.
- His favorite singer is IU.
- His favorite song to sing at karaoke is ‘Making a New Ending for This Story’ by Han Donggeun
- His favorite animal is dog.
- His ideal type is someone who is positive/ optimistic.
- The superpower that he’d like to posses is a genius brain.
- He shared that he wants to shoot a soju CF.
- He prefers hanging out to being home.
- He spends his day off watching TV.
- He’d like to be known as a positive person and a hard-working actor.
‘The Battle of Jangsari’ as Lee Gaetae (2019)
‘Memories of the Alhambra’ as Marco Han (tvN/ 2018~2019)
‘Search: WWW’ as Seol Jihwan (tvN/ 2019)
‘Extraordinary You’ as Baek Kyung (MBC/ 2019)
‘When the Weather Is Fine’ as Lee Jangwoo (JTBC/ 2020)
‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’ as Sunwoo Joon (KBS2/ 2020)
‘True Beauty’ as Baek Kyung (tvN/ 2020/ Cameo episode 4)
‘Move to Heaven’ as Kim Sucheol (Netflix/ 2021/ Cameo)
‘Return’ as TBA (tvN/ 2021)
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