Gong Yoo
Gong Yoo

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Name: Gong Yoo
Hangul: 공유
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 184 cm (6' 1'')
Birth Day: July 10, 1979
Age: 41
Country: South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Height: 184 cm (6' 1'')
Weight: in kg - N/A
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Blood Type A
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Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo was born on July 10, 1979 in South Korea (41 years old). Gong Yoo is an Actor, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Gong Yoonet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He served as the South Korean spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Salary 2020

about $65.000 per episode

Before Fame

After receiving a degree in theatre from Kyung Hee University, he was cast in a starring role in the South Korean television series Hello My Teacher.

Notes

  1. Gong Yoo performed the theme song "Second First Love" ("Du Bunjjae Cheotsarang") for movie "Finding Mr. Destiny."

Movies

  • Seobok (2020) - Ki-Hun
  • Kim Ji-Young: Born 1982 | 82nyeonsaeng Kimjiyoung (2019) - Jung Dae-Hyun
  • The Age of Shadows | Miljung (2016) - Kim Woo-Jin
  • Train To Busan | Busanhaeng (2016) - Seok-Woo
  • A Man and A Woman | Namgwa Yeo (2016) - Ki-Hong
  • The Suspect | Yonguija (2013) - Ji Dong-Cheol (North Korean spy)
  • Silenced | Dokani (2011) - Kang In-Ho
  • Finding Mr. Destiny | Kim Jong-Ok Chatgi (2010) - Han Ki-Hoon
  • She's on Duty | Jambokgeunmu (2005) - Kang No-Young
  • S Diary | Eseu Daieori (2004) - Yu-In
  • Mr. Gam's Victory | Superstar Gam Sa-Yong (2004) - Park Cheol-Su
  • Spygirl | Geunyeoreul moreumyeon gancheob (2004) - Choi Ko-Bong
  • My Tutor Friend | Donggabnaegi Gwawoehagi (2003) - Jong-Soo

Drama Series

  • The Sea of Tranquility | Goyoui Bada (Netflix / 2020) - Han Yoon-Jae
  • Guardian: The Lonely and Great God | Dokkaebi (tvN / 2016-2017) - Kim Shin (Dokkaebi)
  • Dating Agency: Cyrano | Yeonaejojakdan: Shirano (tvN / 2013) - man who Bong Soo-A has a secret crush on (ep.9)
  • Big (KBS2 / 2012) - Yoon-Jae's body+Gyung-Joon's spirit / Seo Yoon-Jae
  • Coffee Prince | Kapi Peurinseu 1hojeom (MBC / 2007) - Choi Han-Gyul
  • One Fine Day | Eoneu Meotjinnal (MBC / 2006) - Seo Keon
  • Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy | Keonbbang seonsaengkwa byeolsatang (SBS / 2005) - Park Tae-In
  • Screen (SBS / 2003)
  • Hard Love | Keojimeobneun Sarang (KBS / 2002)
  • School 4 | Hakgyo 4 (KBS / 2001-2002) - guest appearance

Awards

  • Best Actor ("Guardian: The Lonely and Great God") - 2017 (53rd) BaekSang Arts Awards - May 3, 2017
  • Popularity Award - 2011 (32nd) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 25, 2011

Biography Timeline

2000

Gong Yoo graduated from Kyung Hee University with a B.A. degree in theater. In 2000, he started his show business career as a video jockey on Mnet and debuted as an actor in the TV series School 4 in 2001. Thereafter, Gong did a number of supporting roles in dramas and movies and also hosted the music program Music Camp in 2004.

2005

In 2005, he landed his first lead role in SBS's Hello My Teacher opposite Gong Hyo-jin. This was followed by the romance melodrama One Fine Day in 2006.

2008

On January 14, 2008, Gong Yoo enlisted for the mandatory service, which ended on December 8, 2009. He did 8 months of frontline active service in Cheorwon and was transferred to the Defense Media Agency, where he served in the public relations department and hosted as a DJ for the army radio station. He was discharged in December 2009.

2011

He then initiated and pursued the production of a theatrical adaptation of Gong Ji-young's novel The Crucible, a congratulatory gift from his senior for his promotion during enlistment. This movie was internationally released under the title Silenced. Upon its release on September 22, 2011, the film sparked public outrage. This led to a reopening of the investigations into the incidents on which the novel and film are based. Public demand for legislative reform reached the National Assembly, where a revised bill to target sex crimes against minors and the disabled, dubbed the Dogani Bill after the Korean title of the film, was successfully passed in late October 2011.

2013

In 2013, he returned to the big screen after a two-year gap in the movie The Suspect. He played an elite North Korean spy who defects after being betrayed by his country. In November 2013, Gong Yoo was appointed as a special representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Korea, in conjunction with a celebration of the 24th year since the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted. Following his appointment, he has visited countries around the world to raise awareness of the situation of children in underdeveloped countries.

2014

On July 7, 2014, Gong Yoo was named as an ambassador for the National Tax Service (NTS), alongside actress Ha Ji-won. The pair modeled for promotional posters and took part in street campaigns that encourage honest tax payment in support of the NTS.

2016

Gong Yoo experienced a new high in his career with consecutive hit works in 2016. His first film in 2016 was the melodrama A Man and a Woman alongside critically acclaimed actress Jeon Do-yeon. He then starred in the hugely successful zombie blockbuster Train to Busan, which surpassed 11 million admissions in South Korea. He then starred in another box office hit The Age of Shadows, which surpassed 6 million admissions in two weeks.

In December 2016, Gong Yoo returned to television in Kim Eun-sook's fantasy-romance drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, playing the titular goblin. The drama was a massive hit and Gong won Best Actor at the Baeksang Awards for his performance.

2018

In October 2018, Gong Yoo was cast in two films. In Lee Yong-ju's action thriller film Seo Bok, Gong will play a former intelligence agent who is caught up in the chase of catching the first human clone to uncover the secret to eternal life. In the feminist film Kim Ji-young: Born 1982, Gong plays the role of Kim Ji-young's husband.

2020

In March 2020, Gong Yoo was cast in Kim Tae-yong's upcoming film Wonderland, where he will appear alongside Chinese actress Tang Wei.

Family Life

Gong was born and raised in Busan, South Korea.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Gong Yoo is 42 years, 0 months and 14 days old. Gong Yoo will celebrate 43rd birthday on a Sunday 10th of July 2022. Below we countdown to Gong Yoo upcoming birthday.

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41st birthday - Friday, July 10, 2020

Anne Curtis to Gong Yoo on his 41st birthday: I’ll always be your fan girl

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40th birthday - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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39th birthday - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Gong Yoo’s Fanclub ‘YOO&I’ Donates 16 Million Won To The Children’s Leukemia Foundation in Celebration of His 40th Birthday[[MORE]] On the 10th, YOO&I, the official fan club of Actor Gong Yoo,...

Gong Yoo’s Fanclub ‘YOO&I’ Donates 16 Million Won To The Children’s Leukemia Foundation in Celebration of His 40th Birthday[[MORE]] On the 10th, YOO&I, the official fan club of Actor Gong Yoo,...

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38th birthday - Monday, July 10, 2017

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34th birthday - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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33rd birthday - Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Happy Birthday Gong Yoo

We want to wish Hallyu star Gong Yoo (공유) a very happy 33rd birthday! Known for his tall frame and boyish smile, Gong Yoo has been winning the hearts of audiences around the world  for over a decad…

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