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So Ji Sub

Actor So Ji Sub Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI

So Ji Sub

So Ji Sub Profile

  • Birth Name: So Ji Sub (소지섭 )
  • Stage Name: So Ji Sub (소지섭 ) 
  • Nationality: South Korean 
  • Date of Birth: 4 November 1977
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Chinese Zodiac: Snake 
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Weight:  70 kg
  • Blood Type: O+
  • Agency: 51K Entertaiment
  • VLive: 51k
  • Agency Profile: SO JI SUB

So Ji Sub Facts & TMI

  • So Ji Sub was born in Seoul, South Korea.
  • He is active as an actor, singer, and also model. 
  • He really likes hip-hop. 
  • His family members are parents, sister, and wife.
  • Ji Sub married Cho Eun Jung (Cho Un-Jeong) who is a South Korean former announcer and reporter, on April 7th, 2020. 
  • Ji Sub spent his school age in Shinkwang Elementary School, Gwangseong Middle School, and Gwangseong High School. 
  • He once took a college for sport in Korea National Sport University (KNSU) – Seoul, but dropped out. 
  • Later on, he took the bachelor degree in major of acting arts in Chungwoon University. 
  • He fulfilled his Public Service on February 28th 2005 – April 27th 2007. 
  • His first debut was in 1995 as the winner of ‘STORM’ 1st exclusive model competition. 
  • Ji Sub dreamed of becoming an athlete or professional swimmer. He was active as a swimmer and water polo player on national level before becoming an actor/entertainer.  
  • In 1998, Ji Sub appeared in the MBC’s sitcom titled “Three Guys and Three Girls”. 
  • As a hip-hop singer, Ji Sub has released some singles since 2008 and albums since 2011. 
  • He even used a stage name and was known as “G” when he sang his first single. 
  • On his first music video, Lonely Life (2008), actor Yoo Seung Ho appeared as the main model. 
  • Ji Sub also sang one of the original soundtracks for several dramas which he starred in. 
  • His current agency, 51K Entertainment is the agency that was established by So Ji Sub himself in 2009. 
  • Ok Taecyeon 2PM also joins 51K Entertainment as one of their actors. 
  • Even though Ji Sub has an impressive body proportion, but he is know as a fashion terrorist. Because he personally prefers to wear casual and comfortable clothes, and a bit random or sometimes careless. 
  • He ever once ran a cafe named Twosome Place 51K Store from 2011 to 2013. 
  • Senior actor Sung Dong Il is one of his seniors at high school. 
  • In an interview, Ji Sub revealed that he has balloon phobia. 
  • As long as his career, Ji Sub has been achieving 33 awards such as SBS Drama Awards and Fashion Model Awards.  

Movies

  • Alien | (2021)
  • Confession | (2020) as Yoo Min Ho
  • Be with You | (2018) as Woo Jin
  • The Battleship Island | (2017) as Choi Chil Sung
  • The Throne | (2015) as King Jeongjo (cameo)
  • A Company Man | (2012) as Ji Hyeong Do
  • Always | (2011) as Cheol Min
  • Sophie’s Revenge | (2009)
  • Rough Cut | (2008) as Gang Pae
  • Gegege no Kitaro: Kitaro and the Millennium Curse | (2008)
  • Can’t Live Without Robbery | (2002) as Choi Kang Jo

TV Series

  • Doctor Lawyer | (MBC / 2022) as Han Yi Han
  • My Secret, Terrius | (MBC / 2018) as Kim Bon
  • Oh My Venus | (KBS2 / 2015-2016) as Kim Young Ho
  • Warm and Cozy | (MBC / 2015) as cafe owner (ep.1)
  • The Master’s Sun | (SBS / 2013) as Joo Joong Won (Master)
  • Phantom | (SBS / 2012) as Kim Woo Hyun / Park Gi-Young
  • Road No. 1 | (MBC / 2010) as Lee Jang Woo
  • I am GHOST | (BEE TV / 2009)
  • Cain and Abel | (SBS / 2009) as Lee Cho In
  • Sorry, I Love You | (KBS2 / 2004) as Cha Moo Hyuk
  • Memories of Bali | (SBS / 2004) as Kang In Wook
  • Love of Thousands Years | (SBS / 2003)
  • Glass Slippers | (SBS / 2002)
  • We Are Dating Now | (SBS / 2002)
  • Law Firm | (SBS / 2001) as Choi Jang Jeun
  • Delicious Proposal | (MBC / 2001) as Jang Hee Moon
  • Long Way | (SBS / 2001)
  • Cheers for the Women | (SBS / 2000)
  • 8 Love Stories | (SBS / 1999-2000) as Cheol Soo (Ep.6 “Miss Hip-pop & Mr Rock”)
  • Three Guys and Three Girls | (MBC / 1999)
  • Model | (SBS / 1997)

TV Movies

  • MBC Best Theater – What You Cherish Can Never Be Forgotten | (MBC / 1998)

Awards 

2018 MBC Drama Awards

  • Grand Prize’ (“My Secret, Terrius”)
  • Best Actor (Wednesday & Thursday Drama) (“My Secret, Terrius”)

2015 KBS Drama Awards

  • Best Actor (“Oh My Venus”)
  • Best Couple Award (“Oh My Venus”)

2013 SBS Drama Awards

  • Best Actor (mini series) (“The Master’s Sun”)

Ten Star Award (“The Master’s Sun”)

  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards

Best Actor (drama special) (“Phantom”)

  • Ten Star Award (“Phantom”)

2011 (19th) Korean Culture Entertainment Award

  • Grand Award for Acting (“Always”)

2009 (45th) BaekSang Arts Awards

  • Best New Actor (“Rough Cut”)

2008 (28th) Critics Choice Awards

  • Best Actor (“Rough Cut”)

2008 (29th) Blue Dragon Film Awards

  • Best New Actor (“Rough Cut”)

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