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Chae Jonghyeop (Chae Jong Hyeop)

Actor Chae Jonghyeop (Chae Jong Hyeop) Profile, Facts, and TMI

Chae Jonghyeop Profile

  • Birth Name: 채종협 (Chae Jonghyeop)
  • Stage Name: Chae Jonghyeop
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1993.05.19
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
  • Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: YNK Entertainment
  • Debut: 2014 (as fashion model)
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Chae Jonghyeop Facts & TMI

  • Chae Jonghyeop was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older sister.
  • He is a model turned actor.
  • He debuted as a fashion model in 2014, walking the runway for designer brand Kimseoryong Homme.
  • Since then, he has participated in more fashion shows until 2016.
  • He first gained the public’s attention through his portrayal of Yoo Minho in the popular drama ‘Stove League’.
  • He started his acting career in 2016, starring in the web drama ‘Joseon Dynasty Talk’ as an extra.
  • After starring in more web dramas until 2019, he got cast in the popular SBS drama ‘Stove League’ aired at the end of 2019 until 2020. He played the character Yoo Minho.
  • He graduated from Seoul Arts College (Fashion Model Department).
  • He got his first lead role in a TVing drama ‘The Witch’s Diner’.
  • Because he doesn’t have any prior knowledge about baseball, he attended a baseball academy for his role on ‘Stove League’.
  • He increased his weight by 7 kg for his role in ‘Stove League’.
  • When he was active as a web drama actor, he was nicknamed “Park Bogum of Web drama world” for his resemblance to actor Park Bogum.
  • He lived in Thailand for a year when he was in middle school.
  • To learn English, he studied abroad in South Africa for five years until he turned 21.
  • He used the English name Jimmy when he lived abroad.
  • He worked as a model in South Africa for a while.
  • Because his name is kind of hard to pronounced, he was thinking of legally changing his name.
  • Her mother had a conception dream of a big sweet potato appearing from the wall.
  • He has an elder sister named Chae Songhwa.
  • His favorite food is kimbap and pizza.
  • His favorite pizza is sweet potato pizza.
  • His favorite kimbap is tuna kimbap.
  • His hobby is taking a stroll while listening to music.
  • A body part that he is most confident of is his arm.
  • He said that he has a complex for his eyes because they look sleepy.
  • When asked what profession he’ll do if he didn’t become an actor, he chose author.
  • He is good at swimming.
  • His motto is “Let’s laugh”, “Let’s work hard and do our best at everything”, and “Let’s be happy”.
  • In an interview in 2020, he chose ‘Closer’ by JP Cooper as his favorite song.
  • His most cherished item is a ring given by his mother right before he leaves Seoul to study abroad.
  • His alcohol tolerance is one bottle of soju.
  • He said that he’d get sleepy when he’s drunk.
  • He is not a picky eater.
  • He prefers phone calls over messages.
  • He has “chocolate” abs.
  • His favorite season is winter, he hates summer.
  • He personally thinks that he looks better in person than on screen.
  • He prefers cute girls over sexy girls.
  • He is a spontaneous person.
  • He prefers beach over mountain.
  • His shoe size is 270 mm.
  • His shirt size is 105.
  • He is good at sports.
  • His ideal type is someone who clicks with him and can have a good conversation with him.
  • He shared that he was a quiet child.
  • His favorite song to sing at karaoke is JK Kim Dongwook’s ‘Bucket List’.

TV Drama

‘Come and Hug Me’ (MBC/ 2018)
‘Hot Stove League’ as Yoo Minho (SBS/ 2019)
‘Sisyphus: The Myth’ as Choi Jaesun (JTBC/ 2021)
Nevertheless‘ as Yang Dohyeok (JTBC/ 2021)
‘The Witch’s Diner’ as Lee Gilyong (TVING/ 2021)
Going to You at a Speed of 493KM‘ as Park Tae Joon (KBS2/ 2022)

Web Drama

‘Tundra Show Season 2 – Joseon Dynasty Talk’ as King Sejong (Youtube, NaverTV/ 2016/ extra role)
‘Shaken Relationship’ as Moon Dohyuk (Facebook, Youtube/ 2017)
‘Safely, Today’ as Choi Junho (Facebook, Youtube, KakaoTV/ 2017)
‘Safely, Today Season 2’ as Choi Junho (Facebook, Youtube, KakaoTV/ 2018)
‘Rumor’ as Park Seonjae (Facebook, Youtube, Seezn/ 2019)

Variety Show

‘Amazing Saturday’ (tvN/ 2021/ episode 169)
‘Running Man’ (SBS/ 2021/ episode 564)

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