Everything About ‘Squid Game’s Actor Heo Sung-tae’s Wife and Their Love Story

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Do you know about the South Korean movie, ‘Squid Game’? The movie that was directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk itself has so many viewers and became so popular that has received many awards after its premiere. Not only that, but ‘Squid Game’ also has so many talented Korean actors and actresses, one of them is Heo Sung-tae.

For your information, Heo Sung-tae is Korean actor that was born in 1977 and appeared several times in movies, such as The Age of Shadows’, ‘The Outlaws’, ‘Your Honor’ and many more. In this article, there’s detailed information about Heo Sung-tae’s personal life and find out more details about his wife! Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about how Heo Sung-tae met his soulmate until his love life after marriage in this article below!

Heo Sung-tae First Met With His Wife In College

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Heo Sung-tae received an annual salary of 70 Million won while working for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Geoje, but left the company to pursue his dream and walked the path of becoming an actor. Heo Sung-tae said that he had a date with his wife before marriage and talked about his dream while eating pork belly.

Heo Sung-tae first met his wife when he studied in college. They began dating each other in 2000. After that, Heo Sung-tae confessed that he want to get married in 2010 because he figured out that her wife a special kind of person.

However, Heo Sung-tae’s wife’s identity and his children are unknown. The actor who recently become so popular after his appearance in ‘Squid Game’ still kept his family and personal life private.

Heo Sung-tae Cooked Breakfast For His Wife

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In MBC’s ‘Omniscient Interfering View’, Heo Sung-tae was known as an actor with his impressive acting, he will show off his cooking skills in the show. According to the manager, Heo Sung-tae likes to cook to the extent that he often cooks food, but on this day, he invites the manager to his mother’s house in Busan and prepares a warm home-cooked meal.

At the same time, Heo Sung-tae, who creates several menus at the same time, prepares the ingredients at a leisurely pace and delivers simple yet delicious food to the manager. On this day, the manager also told the story behind the scenes, saying, “Heo Sung-tae has been making breakfast for his wife for 10 years.”

He’s such a lovely man to his wife, isn’t he?

Heo Sung-tae’s Wife Shows Her Support After He Decides To Became An Actor

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During his hard time, his wife is the only support system that Heo Sung-tae has. At that time, when he was auditioned to become an actor, his wife shows her support by letting him to get a new job in the entertainment industry. They had only been married for six months.

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At that time, Heo Sung-tae said, “When I tell my friends about my dream, they always said, ‘What kind of acting are you doing with your face? But while eating pork belly, I told my current wife about my dream for the first time, and she patted my cheek while crying,” he said.

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Heo Sung-tae saw that her wife is one of the people in the world who acknowledge his dreams without laughing at them and saying it’s impossible to do.

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After marriage, Heo Sung-tae began to pursue his dream as an actor. After he finally debuted, he appeared on a TV program on JTBC titled ‘As You Say’ aired in 2016 and mentioned that he had been dating his wife for 10 years and had been married for 6 years at that time. He said that his wife persevered in a time when he struggled to become an actor.

Heo Sung-tae Broke One Promise With His Wife In ‘Squid Game’

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‘Squid Game’ is a series devoted to adults. The series contains harsh words, scenes of violence, suicide, and sexual scenes by the two supporting actors. The sexual scenes are performed by Jang Deok-soo (played by Heo Sung-tae) and Han Mi-nyeo (played by Kim Joo-ryung) in the bathroom. The scene made netizens re-open Heo Sung-tae’s interview at an event several years ago.

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In an interview with SBS Love FM’s radio ‘Song Eun-yi & Kim Sook’s Unnie’s Radio’ in 2016, Heo Sung-tae revealed that he did not want to have sex scenes in the series of films he starred in. “I promised my wife that I would never do a bed scene,” Heo Sung-tae said five years ago as reported by Ilgan Sports.

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On that occasion, radio announcer Eun-yi then asked about the possibility of Heo Sung-tae doing a sex scene if he was paid 1 billion won. Sung-tae emphatically replied that he would not do that.

“Definitely not. It can’t be done. I made a promise to my wife. I’ll make money slowly,” he said. He continued, “If I had to show my body while acting, I could and would. But I won’t do bed scenes.”

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However, five years later, he had a sex scene with his co-star. They did this after finishing the second game, which was to cut the dalgona into a predetermined shape. In the game, Mi-nyeo helps Deok-soo by giving her a match, making it easier to cut the candy.

Heo Sung-tae Shares Story About Using His Wife’s Card

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Through KBS 2TV ‘Happy Together 4’, Heo Sung-tae shares a story about having his own card after using his wife’s card all the time. He was in the show with Seo Yi-sook, Cha Chung-hwa, and Ha Do-kwon.

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The ‘Squid Game’ actor talked about the time when he wasn’t really popular after debuting as an actor, “I bought snacks when I went for auditions back then, but I still used my wife’s credit card,” he said. As time goes by, Heo Sung-tae has had a pretty good career in the entertainment industry and he makes a lot of money.

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“I have a card in my name and my wife goes nut when I tell her that I used her card all this time,” Heo Sung-tae said. As an actor who began his acting career in 2011, Heo Sung-tae said that he had already given his parents a card under his name, “I don’t have enough income back then and decided to give my parents a debit card with allowances. ”


Heo Sung-tae has a wife with a good heart, isn’t he? Although not much of his personal life has been revealed, at least he has told some of the precious moments he spent with his wife. If you like this article, don’t forget to share it on your social media and wait for another interesting upcoming article from Channel-Korea!