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Joo Sang Wook (Joo Sangwook)

Joo Sang Wook (Joo Sangwook) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Joo Sang Wook (Joo Sangwook) Profile

  • Birth Name: 주상욱 (Joo Sang Wook)
  • Stage Name: Joo Sang Wook
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1978.07.18
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: HB Entertainment
  • Family: Actress Cha Ye Ryun (wife)
  • Instagram: @uks0718_

Joo Sang Wook (Joo Sangwook) Facts & TMI

  • Joo Sang Wook was born in Seoul, South Korea
  • He was raised and grew in Seoul
  • His family consists of mother, elder sister, himself, and younger sister
  • All of her sisters are studious as they attended to Yonsei University and Seoul National University
  • His late father died when he was young so he and his siblings were raised by single mother
  • He attended to Namseoul University majoring in Visual Design
  • He made his acting debut through KBS1 drama New Generation Report: Adults Don’t Know in 1998
  • His acting performance is more acknowledged by his role in drama Giant in 2010 as he won 2010 SBS Drama Awards for New Star Award and Best Couple with Hwang Jung Eum
  • This achievement led to further recognitions, especially his performance in drama The Thorn Birds, Feast of the Gods, Good Doctor, and Birth of a Beauty
  • He began big screen debut in 2006 through movie Arang
  • Joo Sang Wook has been in a relationship with actress Cha Ye Ryun since March 2016
  • They began dating after they appeared in the same drama entitled Glamorous Temptation
  • Both married in May 2017 and currently have a daughter
  • Their daughter, Joo In Ha, was born on July 31, 2018
  • He appears in girl group Hello Venus MV entitled Venus (2012)
  • He sang the soundtrack for his drama The Great Queen Seondeok entitled “I Miss You”
  • His favorite dish is meat
  • He is a foodie
  • He is typically a romantic person as he often shares sweet moments with his wife through Instagram account
  • One of his hobbies is golf
  • He is currently under management of HB Entertainment, same agency with Shin Sung Rok, Lee Yi Kyung, Ahn Jae Hyun, and so on


‘Trot’ as Jae Goo (2015)
‘The Huntresses’ as Sa Hyun (2014)
‘Days of Wrath’ as Joon Seok (2013)
’90 minutes’ as Sang Hee (2012)
‘The Scent’ as Detective Han Gil Ro (2012)
‘No Mercy’ as Lee Sung Ho’s attorney – cameo (2010)
‘My Wife Got Married’ as Han Jae Kyung (2008)
‘The Perfect Couple’ as Kim Jong Hyuk (2007)
‘Arang’ as Jae Hyuk (2006)

TV Series

The King of Tears, Lee Bang-Won‘ as Lee Bang Won (KBS1/ 2021-2022)
‘Touch’ as Cha Jeong Hyeok (Channel A/ 2020)
‘Welcome to Waikiki 2’ as Kang Min Ho – cameo (JTBC/ 2019)
‘Fates & Furies’ as Tae In Joon (SBS/ 2018-2019)
‘Grand Prince’ as Lee Kang (TV Chosun/ 2018)
‘Fantastic’ as Ryoo Hae Sung (JTBC/ 2016)
‘Glamorous Temptation’ as Jin Hyung Woo (MBC/ 2015-2016)
‘The Man in the Mask’ as Ha Dae Cheol (KBS2/ 2015)
‘Birth of a Beauty’ as Han Tae Hee (SBS/ 2014-2015)
‘Cunning Single Lady’ as Cha Jung Woo (MBC/ 2014)
‘In Need of Romance 3’ as Joo Yeon’s ex-boyfriend – cameo (tvN/ 2014)
‘Good Doctor’ as Kim Do Han (KBS2/ 2013)
‘TEN 2’ as Yeo Ji Hoon (OCN/ 2013)
‘Feast of the Gods’ as Choi Jae Ha (MBC/ 2012)
‘Come, Come, Absolutely Come’ as Sang Hoon – cameo (MBN/ 2011-2012)
‘Special Affairs Team TEN’ as Yeo Ji Hoon TEN (OCN/ 2011-2012)
‘The Thorn Birds’ as Lee Young Jo (KBS2/ 2011)
‘Paradise Ranch’ as Seo Yoon Ho (SBS/ 2011)
‘Giant’ as Jo Min Woo (SBS/ 2010)
‘The Great Queen Seondeok’ as Wol Ya (MBC/ 2009)
‘The Accidental Couple’ as Kim Kang Mo (KBS2/ 2009)
‘Chun Ja’s Happy Events’ as Lee Joo Hyuk (MBC/ 2008)
‘Three Fathers, One Mother’ as Jung Chan Young (KBS2/ 2008)
‘Just Love’ as Park Jae Woo (MBC/ 2007-2008)
‘Air City’ as Ahn Kang Hyun (MBC/ 2007)
‘Make Your Dreams Come True’ as Park Geon (EBS/ 1999)
‘Tomorrow’ as Park Geon (EBS/ 1998)
‘New Generation Report: Adults Don’t Know’ (KBS1/ 1998)

TV Movies

‘Waiting for Love’ as restaurant manager – cameo (KBS2/ 2013)

TV Show

‘Qualifications of Men’ as regular cast member (KBS2/ 2012-2013)

Awards & Nominations

2014 SBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Han Ye Seul & Top 10 Stars (“Birth of a Beauty”) – December 31, 2014

2013 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actor (“Good Doctor”) – December 31, 2013

KBS Entertainment Awards: Best Male Newcomer in a Variety Show (“Qualifications of Men”) – 2012

4th Korea Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actor (“Giant” & “The Thorn Birds”) – October 2, 2011

2010 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award & Best Couple Award with Hwang Jung Eum (“Giant”) – December 31, 2010

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