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