Actor Lee Chun-hee
Lee Chun-hee is an actor from South Korea. His first acting experience was the movie A Good Lawyer’s Wife in 2003. He also starred in the movie Ice Rain, Too Beautiful to Lie and Temptation of Wolves before he began acting in dramas. His first television series appearance was in MBC Best theater Navigator of My Life. After that he acted in dramas Only You, Autumn Shower, and The Great King, Sejong.
In 2009, he starred in the drama Smile, You as Seo Seong-jun. In this drama, he met his soon-to-be wife, Jeon Hye-jin who acted as Jeong Ji-su, his on-screen couple. He also appeared in some other dramas such as Road No. 1, Master’s Sun and The Producers as cameo. In 2015, he co-starred with Park Bo-young and Lee Kwang-soo in the movie Collective Invention.
In 2018, Lee Chun-hee and his wife will act in a new drama together. The two have been cast in JTBC2’s upcoming drama Never Before Existing Day, May 32. The story will be a time-slip drama where a family ends up traveling back in time, where they will learn the true meaning of the word ‘family’.
Lee Chun-hee’s Profile
Name: Lee Chun-hee (이천희)
Profession: Actor and Model
Birthdate: February 19, 1979
Birthplace: Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 73 kg
Star Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: B
Wife: Jeon Hye-jin
Child: Daughter Lee So-yu
Talent Agency: SOOP Management
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts – Theater
Social Media: Instagram
Lee Chun-hee’s Family
Lee Chun-hee was married to Jeon Hye-jin on March 11, 2011 at Grand Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul, South Korea. The couple first met through the drama Smile, You where they became an on-screen couple. They began dating soon afterwards. The couple announced their wedding on December 2010 and revealed that the soon-to-be bride was eight weeks pregnant.
Their wedding reception was grand and many celebrities came to give their blessing. Choi Bool-am, their co-star in the drama, led the ceremony and wedd the couple. Yoon Jong-shin, Lee Chun-hee’s fellow member in Family Outing was the wedding singer and Gong Yoo, the groom’s close friend became the MC for the night. Some of the celebrities who came to the wedding were Lee Hyo-ri, Lee Min-jung, Kim Jong-kook, Yoon Seung-ah and Lee Kyu-han. On July 30, 2011, Jeon Hye-jin delivered their first child, a healthy baby girl named Lee So-yu, in Seoul Gangnam Hospital.
Appearance on Reality Shows
Lee Chun-hee was famous for his nicknames Chunderella and Clumsy Chun-hee in Reality show Family Outing Season 1. In the show, he was constantly teased by Kim Soo-ro, his senior form acting school, and the relationship between the two was described as Stepmother Kim and Chunderella. Despite that, Lee Chun-hee revealed that he had a high IQ score and even had been contacted by Mensa, the high IQ society in the world. He was also the only member who possessed a scuba-diving license.
On June 2009, he and fellow member, Park Ye-jin left the show because their contract with SBS for Family Outing expired. They decided not to renew the contract because they wanted to focus 100% in their acting career. However, in September 2009 in Ya Shim Man Man Season 2, Lee Chun-hee revealed that he regretted his decision for leaving Family Outing. He said that he felt a little disappointed to see the new family members were getting along well with the other family members without him. He also mentioned that CF offers had dropped and there were difficulties with drama auditions because of his Chunderella image.
In 2016, he became guest member in Law of The Jungle in Mongolia. The other guest member were Kangnam, Seo In-guk, Eric Nam and Changsub BTOB . The theme of the episode was ‘Nomads’, and the cast had to travel to four locations and over 10.000 km of land in Mongolia. Lee Chun-hee, Kim Byung-man, and Kim Min-kyo were separated to meet the Kazakhs to learn the basics of being an eagle hunter.
At the end of 2017, he came back to became guest member in Law of The Jungle in the Cook Islands, South Pacific Ocean. The other guest members were Lee Jong-hyun CN Blue, Solbin Laboum and JB GOT7.