Famous Actor Kwon Sang-woo
Kwon Sang-woo is one of the internationally recognized actors from South Korea. He started his career as a fashion model. Delicious Proposal was his first drama, and marked his first acting experience. For the next several years, he only had minor roles on television. His first movie was Volcano High as Song Hak-rim who was the most powerful martial artist in Volcano High. In the following year, he acted in Make it Big with Song Seung-heon and Kim Young-jun as high school students.
In 2003, he acted in My Tutor Friend as Kim Ji-hoon who was a rich troublemaker that repeating his senior year for the third time. The film was the third best selling Korean film of 2003. In the same year, he was the lead male in drama Stairway to Heaven. The drama was a big hit and had an average rating of 38.8%, and reached 45.3% for the final episode. The drama also aired in Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand and eight countries across Latin America including Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru. This drama made his name rocket to the top and led to him being internationally recognized.
Kwon Sang-woo’s Profile
Name: Kwon Sang Woo (권상우)
Profession: Actor and Model
Birthdate: August 5, 1976
Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Star Sign: Leo
Blood Type: O
Education: Hannam University – Fine Arts Education Major
Wife: Son Tae-young
Children: Kwon Ruk-hee and Kwon Ri-ho
Religion: Roman Catholic
Agency: Bel Actors Entertainment
Kwon Sang-woo’s Abs
Even though, he is in his 40’s, Kwon Sang-woo still has an athletic body. On the January 28 episode of Puberty in Their 40s, Kwon Sang-woo showed off his abs in the sauna, and showed that he still had the same body as few years before. In 2013, Kwon Sang-woo was mentioned to be the celebrity with the best abs in Korea by several famous celeb trainers in XTM’s Absolute Man. In 2016, he ranked second for the most-desired male celebrity’s physique from a survey of 800 male employees.