Who is Joo Jin-mo?
For those of you who have been following Korean dramas for a long time, you might be quite familiar with this actor. Jop Jin-mo is a South Korean actor-model who has worked in various movies and TV dramas. He is known for his charismatic good-looking face, and good acting skills throughout his roles in several hit movies and dramas, such as the 2006 popular romantic movie, ‘200 Pounds of Beauty’. Now, let’s take a look at his profile and facts to learn more about this hottie!
Joo Jin-mo’s Profile
To tell you the truth, Joo Jin-mo, in fact, is not his real name. He was born in Seoul on 11th August 1974 by the name of Park Jin Tae. However, he decided to change his name to ‘Joo Jin-mo’, which he borrowed from the name of his manager when he started his career as an actor. He loves playing guitar and taekwondo. He also used to study as a Physical Education student at the University of Incheon, but dropped out of this major, and switched to Film Studies at Chung-Ang University.
- Real name: Park Jin Tae
- Stage name: Joo Jin Moo
- Birthday: August 11th, 1974
- Age: 43
- Height: 180 cm
- Zodiac: Leo
- Education: the University of Incheon – Physical Education (DO), Chung-Ang University – Film Studies
- Hobbies: Taekwondo, playing guitar
- Agency: Huayi Brothers
- Weibo account: Joo Jin-mo
- Instagram: @joojinmo_
Joo Jin-mo’s Dating News
There have been several rumors surrounding him related to his dating life. In 2011, he was rumored dating actress Goo Jun Hee, and they were reported to be seeing each other after starring together in a music video for Joo Jon Moo’s remake of Kim Hyeon Sik’s song, ‘Like the Rain and Music’. However, they denied the rumors and claimed that they were nothing but friends and work partners to each other.
Other than that, there were rumors of him dating his co-star in ‘Empress Ki’, Ha Ji Won, but this rumor was made by their fans, who shipped them after they successfully captured viewers’ hearts with their tragic love story in this drama.
Another piece of news about his love life came to the surface again in 2016, as he was reported to be dating a Chinese actress, Zhang Li, after being spotted together in Japan for a holiday. They met during a project for a Chinese romantic drama, ‘Honey, I’m Sorry’ in 2015. Since then, they were reported as being continuously seen together, but they kept denying the dating rumors until February 2017, when he confirmed to the public as well as to his fans that he was indeed dating Zhang Li through his Weibo account, by promising to take care of his girlfriend. Unfortunately, their relationship only lasted for a year before his agency stated that they have broken up as the result of their tight schedules, and have decided to remain good friends for now.