Ji Chang Wook, the Korean Actor
Making his official debut by making a cameo on a sitcom in 2005, Ji Chang-wook is currently is known as an admirable actor whose popularity is growing consistently, both in South Korea and internationally. His talent in the field of acting is proven as he has been nominated for and won many awards, such as the Excellence Award in the category of Actor in a Daily Drama for Smile Again at the KBS Drama Awards in 2011, Best New Actor for his acting in the musical theater show The Days at the 7th The Musical Awards in 2012. Most Popular Actor (Overseas) at the China TV Drama Awards in 2015, and the Top Excellence Award in the category of Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama at the 25th SBS Drama Awards in 2017. In this article, Channel-Korea will explain to you all about Ji Chang-wook, including his full profile, his family, a list of his television dramas, movies, theater shows, music videos, variety shows, his songs, his abs, his plastic surgery, his military service, his rumored girlfriends, his fashion style, and his Instagram feed. So, stay tuned!
Ji Chang Wook’s Full Profile
Real Name: Ji Chang Wook
Nickname: Gob Wookie, Ji Geu Dok, Jinergizer
Date of Birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 5 July 1987
Age: 32 (Korean age) / 31 (International age)
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Chinese Astrology: Rabbit
Nationality: South Korean
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Education: Dankook University, with a major of Department of Performing Arts, School of Theatre and Film, Shin Sung High School
Talent Agency: Glorious Entertainment
Ji Chang-wook’s Family
There is not much known about Ji Chang-wook’s family before he finally had his breakthrough as an actor. It was revealed that Ji Chang-wook had lost his father when he just was in elementary school. As a result, Ji Chang-wook was supported by his single mother, who worked in a restaurant. Ji Chang-wook does not have any siblings, so he and his mother are very close and they have a heartwarming relationship. Even so, just like any other son and mother relationship, Ji Chang-wook’s mother opposed his decision to become an actor after completing his school, ditching his original dream of being an engineer. It was also the first time Ji Chang-wook and his mother’s opinion clashed.
On 27 September 2016, Ji Chang-wook appeared on tvN’s Taxi and shared a little bit about his family. When he was asked about the gift that he feels most proud to give his mother, Ji Chang-wook answered that his mother likes cash the best, and he has paid off all the debts of his household. Ji Chang-wook added that he has also purchased a house for his family , though the status is still in the lease.
Ji Chang-wook’s affectionate relationship with his mother is also shown several times through the photos he has uploaded on his personal Instagram. Before he left for mandatory service, Ji Chang-wook did a photo shoot with his mother. While sitting in the chair, Ji Chang-wook held his mother’s hand dearly with both of his hands. Aww, what a gentle son!