Find Out More About Actor Jang Ki-yong’s Full Profile
Do you know about the actor who starred in the drama Kill It (2019) that was aired on OCN and played as the character of Kim Soo-hyun? Yes! The actor named Jang Ki-yong has now become popular for his awesome acting skills in his latest drama that also has a high rating as well.
In this article, we’re going to find out more about the Korean heartthrob, actor Jang Ki-yong’s profile followed by his latest news below!
Full Profile of Jang Ki-yong
Full Name: Jang Ki-yong (장기용)
Place and Date of Birth: Ulsan, South Korea, August 7th, 1992
Height: 182 cm
Education: Seokyeong University, Major in Model and Acting
Talent Agency: YG K-Plus
Official Sites: Instagram (@juanxkui)
Facts About Jang Ki-yong
- Jang Ki-yong has an older brother.
- Before debuting as an actor, Jang Ki-yong used to be a model under YG K-Plus.
- Jang Ki-yong began his career at the 2012 S/S General Idea Collection Show during the Seoul Fashion Week.
- Jang Ki-yong made his debut as a model in 2012 and appeared as a model in IU’s music video titled “Friday’ in 2013.
- Starring in the drama My Ahjussi with IU, his appearance became quite controversial since he had to play the role of a bad guy.
- In 2017, Jang Ki-yong gained popularity as an actor after appearing in Confession Couple with actress Jang Nara.
- Jang Ki-yong has also won many awards throughout his acting career.
Jang Ki-yong’s Filmography
- 2019 – Touch Your Heart (played as The Top Star (cameo)/aired on tvN), Kill It (played as Kim Soo-hyun/aired on OCN), Search: WWW (played as Park Morgan/aired on tvN)
- 2018 – My Ahjussi (played as Lee Kwang-Il/aired on tvN), Come and Hug Me (played as Chae Do-jin/aired on MBC)
- 2017 – The Liar and His Lover (played as Ji In-ho/aired on tvN), Confession Couple (played as Jung Nam-gil/aired on KBS2)
- 2016 – Beautiful Mind (played as Nam Ho-young/aired on KBS2)
- 2015 – This Is My Love (played as Lee Suk-tae/aired on JTBC)
- 2014 – It’s Okay, That’s Love (played as Sam/aired on SBS), The Greatest Marriage (played as Bae Deu-ro/aired on TV Chosun), Schoolgirl Detectives (played as Ahn Chae-joon/aired on JTBC)
- 2017 – Some Guy (played as Sung Ki-je/aired on Naver TV Cast), The Boy Next Door (played as Sung Gi-jae/aired on Dingo Studios)
- 2016 – Love for a Thousand More (played as Jason/aired on Naver TV Cast)
- 2015 – We Broke Up (played as Seo Hyun-woo/aired on Naver TV Cast)
- 2019 – Bad Guys: The Movie
- 2016 – Tribe of Hip Hop (Top 10 Finalist/aired on JTBC)
Red Shoes by IU
Friday by IU
When in Hongdae by Hong Dae-kwang
The End by Kwon Jin-ah
Jang Ki-yong in Come and Hug Me
Come and Hug Me (이리와 안아줘) is a South Korean television drama that was aired on MBC starting from May 2018 with a total of 32 episodes starring Jang Ki-yong who was playing as the character of Chae Do-jin. In this drama, Chae Do-jin is a rookie detective who has just graduated from the police academy. Before changing his name, Chae Do-jin had the real name Yoon Na-moo and lived as a young boy whose father was a psychopath and a serial killer. But on the other hand, Yoon Na-moo had his first love when he was still a kid, a girl named Gil Nak-won who now has the name Han Jae-yi (played by Jin Ki-joo) and they are fated to be together again.
Jang Ki-yong in Kill It
Kill It (킬잇) is a television series that was aired on OCN starting from March 2019 and has a total of 12 episodes. In this drama, Jang Ki-yong played the character of Kim Soo-hyun who is a skilled serial killer that has joined into many gangs but also has a side job as a skilled veterinarian. He has never been able to show his true identity and became the most dangerous man that lived on the earth, which led him into a case that involved a woman detective named Do Hyun-jin (played by After School’s Nana) who seeks him as a suspect.
Jang Ki-yong in Search: WWW
Search: WWW (검색어를 입력하세요: WWW) is a K-Drama that was aired on tvN starting from June 2019 for a total of 16 episodes. In this drama, Jang Ki-yong played the character of Park Morgan, the CEO of a music game company named Millim Sound, that has a positive attitude although he keeps his own pain from the past. Park Morgan then meets a famous website director, Tammy (played by Im Soo-jung) and the two fall in love with each other.
Jang Ki-yong and IU in My Ahjussi
My Ahjussi (나의 아저씨) is a South Korea television drama that was aired on tvN during 2018 with a total of 16 episodes. In this drama, Jang Ki-yong played the role of Lee Kwang-il, a son of a loan shark that chases a woman named Lee Ji-an. During his appearance in this drama, the viewers speak out their criticism about Jang Ki-yong’s violence scenes when he beats up his fellow actress, IU. In this case, the Korea Communications Standards Commission issued a warning about the controversial scenes since they involved a woman in danger and caused fear in society.