Kwak Si-yang: Profile, Dating Actress Kim So-yeon on ‘We Got Married’, Becoming a Singer, and More

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Let’s Meet The Star, Kwak Si-yang

Kwak Si-yang is a South Korean actor, and was born with the name Kwak Myeong Jin. This year he will launching his new movie, “Jangsari: Forgotten Heroes”. Before you watch the movie, let’s meet and get to know about this cute actor. His acting is very natural and hypnotizes everyone who watches his movies. Do you want to know more about him? Channel-Korea will give you all the information about him, an all the facts you need to know. Keep reading.

Kwak Si-yang’s Profile And Facts
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    • Nick Name: Kwak Si-Yang
    • Full Name: Kwak Myeong-jin
    • Hangul: 곽시양
    • Birth Name: Kwak Myeong-Jin (곽명진)
    • Born: January 15, 1987
    • Birthplace: South Korea
    • Height: 187 cm
    • Education: Dankook University

All the facts you need to know about him:
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  • Kwak Si-yang’s age is 32 years.
  • He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
  • His birthday is January 15, 1987.
  • He attended Dankook University.
  • He appeared in the music video for Yoon Hwa Jae In’s “Was Love Like This” in 2007, seven years before making his official acting debut.
  • His birth sign is Capricorn.
  • His performance on The Second Last Love earned him the New Star Award at both the SBS Drama Awards and the Asia Artist Awards.

‘We Got Married’ with Actress Kim So-Yeon

He is not only an actor, he also appeared in “We Got Married”. In this reality show he was paired as a couple with Kim So-Yeon, and the two of them had a lot of chemistry. It is an issues about them;

Kwak Si-Yang and Kim So Yeon end 2015 with a kissing scene at the MBC Entertainment Awards. Fans really surprised. Including So Yeon’s own family. “People thought I kissed him  suddenly, even though I gave a signal,” said So Yeon in the interview session “We Got Married”. “My family said I was crazy.” In “We Got Married” episode Saturday (1/16), the plan behind the action was revealed. This kiss is actually won the Best Couple at MBC Entertainment Awards 2015. At that time Kang Ye Won had suggested that the kiss was better up to each couple. “But the winner must treat the other couple very special”. Even though the one who won as the Best Couple that night was the couple Sungjae and Joy, unexpectedly Si Yang and Seo Yeon had planned the kiss. Apparently the kiss was the way the couple celebrated their victory in the other category.

The Transformation From Actor Into Singer

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He really loves music, that’s why he decided to do a music project. On October 1st, 2015, Starhaus Entertainment launched the project group One O One, releasing their debut single “Love You”. The group consists of Kwak, along with fellow Starhaus actors Ahn Yeong, Hyo-Seop, Song Won-Suk, and Kwon Do-Kyun. They launched the single Years After Years.

The Social Media’s Darling

He is really active on Instagram, he loves sharing his daily activities on his social media, take a look!

He loves tell his fans about the projects he is doing.

How beautiful his life is


Year Song title Artist
2007 “Was Love Like This” Yoon Hwa Jae In
2009 “You and I” Park Bom
“Miss Lee” Kim Jae-seop
“I Love You” SG wannabe (feat. V.O.S)
2010 “Over Time” Baek Ji-young
2013 “Even If U Play” K.Will (feat. Chakun of ElectroBoyz)


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These are the films he’s acted in.

  • Battle of Jangsari|  Yitheojin Youngwoongdeul (2019) – Park Chan-Nyeon
  • The Witness | Mokkyeokja (2018) – Tae-Ho
  • Familyhood | Gotbai Singkeul (2016) – Kang Ji-Hoon
  • Elephant in the Room| Bang Anui Kokkiri (2016) – (segment “Chicken Game”)
  • Sori : Voice From the Heart | Robot, Sori (2016) – Hyun-Soo
  • Night Flight | Yaganbihaeng (2014) – Yong-Joo

And the drama series:

  • Welcome 2 Life  (MBC / 2019) – Koo Dong-Taek
  • Clean With Passion For Now  (JTBC / 2018) – (special appearance)
  • Fight For My Way (KBS2 / 2017) – Nam Il (ep.11-16)
  • Chicago Typewriter  (tvN / 2017) – Baek Tae-Min
  • Queen of The Ring (MBC / 2017) – Nan-Hee’s senior (cameo)
  • Second to Last Love  (SBS / 2016) – Park Joon-Woo
  • Secret Healer (JTBC / 2016) – Poong-Yeon
  • One More Happy Ending  (MBC / 2016) – Sung-Yoon’s Ex-Husband (ep.1)
  • All Is Well   (KBS2 / 2015-2016) – Kang Gi-Chan
  • Oh My Gosh (tvN / 2015) – Seo Joon
  • Persevere : Goo Hae Ra (Mnet / 2015) – Kang Se-Jong
  • Glorious Day (SBS / 2014) – Jung Hee-Joo

Award Achievements

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It’s not a secret Kwak Si-Yang is a very talented young actor, it is proven of how many nominations and awards he’s received.

  • ear Award Category Nominated work Result
    2015 2nd Wild Flower Award Best New Actor Night Flight Nominated
    15th MBC Drama Award New Star Award We Got Married- Season 4 Won
    Best Couple Award Nominated
    29th KBS Drama award Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama All is Well 
    Popularity Award, Actor Nominated
    2016 11th Asia Model Festival New Star Award (Actor) N/A Won
    5th APAN Star Award Best New Actor Second to Last Love Nominated
    SBS Drama Award New Star Award Won
    1st Asia Artist Award New Actor Award N/A Won
    2018 3rd Asia Artist Award Choice Award Won

Kwak Si-yang’s Latest News

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Until now, there hasn’t been any information about upcoming projects, but soon he will play and act in some movie and make new music. When he does choose his next project, he will tell us soon and start doing promotion on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, or his fan page.

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