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Park Seo Joon (Park Seojoon)

Actor Park Seo Joon (Park Seojoon) Profile, Facts, and TMI

Park Seo Joon Profile

  • Stage Name: 박서준 (Park Seo Joon)
  • Birth Name: 박용규 (Park Yong Kyu)
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1988.12.16
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
  • Height: 185 cm (6’06″)
  • Weight: 76 kg (167.5 lbs)
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Agency: Awesome Entertainment
  • Debut: 2011
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Fancafe, WeiboYoutube

Park Seo Joon Facts & TMI

  • Park Seo Joon was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and two younger brothers (born 1991 and 1996).
  • He is raising a Bichon frisé puppy called Simba.
  • Park Seo Joon is an atheist.
  • He debuted in the entertainment industry by starring in B.A.P’s Bang Yong Guk’s MV for ‘I Remember’ in 2011.
  • He is a graduate of the Acting Department, Seoul Institute of the Arts.
  • When he was a child, he actually wanted to be a baseball player, but his parents were against his dream to be one.
  • After watching a cosplay performance, he started developing interests in acting.
  • Because he was a very introverted kid, his parents were reluctant to support his acting studies at first.
  • When he was in high school, he attended an acting academy for 2 years and a half.
  • He shared that he had a slump during the first college year.
  • During the first year of college in 2008, Park Seojun decided to enlist in the military.
  • He was assigned to work in Cheongju Prison Facility as a prison officer for his military duty.
  • After military discharge, he joined Keyeast Entertainment.
  • He had an actor debut in KBS2 drama ‘Dream High 2’ as supporting character Lee Siwoo.
  • In 2013, he became a host for KBS ‘Music Bank’ alongside Bora of SISTAR.
  • He continued to star in many dramas and films as supporting actor until 2014 when he got his first lead role in the tvN drama ‘Witch Romance’.
  • His stage name has a meaning “to be a talented and wise person”.
  • His exact height is 185.6 cm.
  • He said that all his family members have tall heights.
  • He has nephews whose photos were often uploaded to his Instagram.
  • His family faced economical problems when he was a child because of his father’s failed business.
  • He is a member of a celebrity baseball team called Playboys alongside top actors such as Hyun Bin, Jung Woosung, and Hwang Jungmin.
  • Besides baseball, he is also a soccer enthusiast.
  • He is friends with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder and captain of South Korea National team Son Heungmin.
  • He is known to have a lot of celebrity friends including Choi Woosik, BTS’ V, NU’EST Hwang Minhyun, and Park Hyungsik.
  • Fans nicknamed him Cow Seo Joon, because he has been working hard like a cow without rest ever since his debut.
  • He shared his ideal type is someone who has charming smile and can have good conversations with him.
  • He is close with SISTAR members.
  • He created a trend with his Park Seroyi hairstyle in ‘Itaewon Class’.
  • Park Seo Joon is one of the most famous hallyu actors, proven by 18+ million Instagram followers.
  • Park Seo Joon is known to be great at kissing scenes.
  • He increased his weight to 80kg for his role as Go Dongman in ‘Fight, My Way’.
  • To enhance his acting, he took various lessons from boxing, kendo, hapkido, to horse riding.
  • He currently resides in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam.
  • He mentioned Leonardo DiCaprio as his favorite actor.
  • Actress Hwang Jungeum who acted alongside Park Seo Joon in ‘She Was Pretty’ nicknamed him Park Sundae because his lips are thick like Korean blood sausage (sundae).
  • Fans noticed that his ears and hands are always red.
  • He is a fashionista. He said that he relieves stress by shopping.
  • He loves wearing Nike limited edition sneakers.
  • He said that he doesn’t let his family know when he’s sick or suffering from injuries during drama or movie shooting.
  • He has broad shoulders (it is said to be 56 cm!).
  • He once said that he feels uncomfortable when people asking him for a photo, though he is ok with giving out autographs.
  • He said that he is not a picky eater.
  • A homemade dish that he can do the best is kimchi fried rice.
  • He won the best couple award with Jisung at MBC Drama Awards 2015 through their appearance in ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’.
  • In 2019, he opened a Daum fan cafe called PARK’s office.
  • He loves coffee.
  • He cited the movie ‘Allied’ and ‘Logan’ as his favorite movies.
  • In 2021, Park Seo Joon was confirmed to make a Hollywood debut by starring in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s movie ‘The Marvels’ or ‘Captain Marvel 2’.
  • After the completion of ‘What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’ he was involved in a dating rumor with actress Park Minyoung.
  • Park Seo Joon was included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2018 (ranked 22nd), 2019 (ranked 30th), and 2021 (ranked 14th).

Movie

‘The Divine Fury’ as Yonghoo (2019)
‘Parasite’ as Minhyuk (2019, cameo)
‘Dream’ as Yoon Hongdae (2021)
‘Concrete Utopia’ as Minsung (2022)
‘The Marvels’ as TBA (2022)

TV Series

‘Dream High 2’ as Siwoo (KBS2/ 2012)
‘Shut Up Family’ as Cha Seojoon (KBS2/ 2012)
‘Pots of Gold’ as Park Hyuntae (MBC/ 2013)
‘Drama Festival: Sleeping Witch’ as Kim Himchan (MBC/ 2013)
‘One Warm Word’ as Song Minsoo (SBS/ 2013)
‘A Witch’s Love’ as Yoon Dongha (tvN/ 2014)
‘Mama’ as older Han Geuroo (MBC/ 2014/ cameo)
‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ as Oh Rion (MBC/ 2015)
‘She Was Pretty’ as Ji Sungjoon (MBC/ 2015)
‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth’ as Moo Myung/ Kim Sunwoo (KBS2/ 2016~2017)
‘Fight for My Way’ as Ko Dongman (KBS2/ 2017)
‘What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’ as Lee Youngjoon (tvN/ 2018)
‘Itaewon Class’ as Park Saeroyi (jtbc/ 2020)
‘Record of Youth’ as Song Minsoo (tvN/ 2020/ cameo)

MV

‘I Remember’ by Bang Yongguk feat. Yang Yoseob (2011)
‘One Two Three Four’ by The One (2014)
‘Dream All Day’ by Kim Jisoo (2017)

Discography

‘New Dreaming, with JB’ – Dream High 2 OST (2012)
‘Come into My Heart’ – A Witch’s Love OST (2014)
‘Letting You Go’ – Kill Me, Heal Me OST (2015)
‘Long Way’ – She Was Pretty OST (2015)
‘Our Tears’ – Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2017)

Hosting

‘Music Bank’ co-host with Yoon Bora (KBS2/ 2013~2015)
‘2014 SBS Drama Awards’ co-host with Lee Hwijae and Park Shinhye (SBS/ 2014)

Variety Show (as Fixed Member)

‘Youn’s Kitchen Season 2’ (tvN/ 2018)
‘Youn’s Stay’ (tvN/ 2021)

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