Learn More About The Versatile Actor, Ryu Seung-ryeong’s Family Life
Ryu Seung-ryong is a famous Korean actor known for his versatile roles in movies and dramas. His acting attracts viewers and is a guarantee of a movie worth watching. He is recorded as the first Korean actor to act in four different movies that each attracted over 10 million viewers.
Ryu has been acting since the age of 15. He graduated from Seoul Institute of Arts, majoring in Theater. Among his most prominent roles are a mentally disabled father in Miracle in Cell No 7, an unrelenting Manchu Qing war general in War of the Arrows, a gay company director in Personal Taste, and a neighborhood Casanova in All About My Wife. Recently, he played the role of a chief police investigator in the comedy movie Extreme Job.
His role as the mentally disabled, yet caring and responsible father of a young girl brought tears and laughter to audiences. In real life, he is a loving husband and the father of two sons. He participated in MBC’s program Daddy! Where Are We Going. His two sons were revealed to the audience and it turned out they resemble their father strongly. Learn more about the versatile actor and his family in this article by Channel Korea. Stay tuned!
Ryu Seung-ryeong’s Marriage
Ryu Seung-ryeong married his non-celebrity girlfriend on April 19, 2015. The couple held the wedding ceremony on the beautiful island of Bali and it was attended by close friends and family. They started their relationship as close friends and have known each other for years. Before their marriage, the couple had been seeing each other for around six months. She is 11 years younger than he is, and works as a flower shop owner and online fashion store owner. Ryu Seung-ryeong’s agency, Entertainment Tong, delivered the good news on behalf the famous actor.
Ryu Seung-ryeong’s Children
Ryu Seung-ryeong’s two sons appeared on one episode of MBC’s Daddy! Where Are We Going? The special episode where all five families appeared was aired on January 5, 2014. On Episode 53, five families were on a trip together and held a family night. Father and son groups camped together, and the following day, they participated in a soccer match against a soccer team coached by Song Jong-kook, a retired Korean soccer player.
The soccer team consisted of the sons of LG baseball player Kim Sun-woo, Kim Sung-hoon and Kim Jung-hoon, and the sons of versatile Korean actor Ryu Seung-ryeong, Ryu Gun and Ryu Kang. Viewers were surprised by the apparent similar look of Ryu Seung-ryeong and his two sons. Both of his sons have similar eyes and eyebrows as their father. Especially the younger son, then-six-year-old Ryu Gun, looked like child version of Ryu Seung-ryeong.
Ryu Seung-ryeong’s first son, nine-year-old Ryu-kang, showed his talent in soccer by contributing an assist and a goal during a penalty shootout. He had quick feet and good vision to see his teammates’ position. Ryu-gun, although younger than most of other players, was able to compete and play along in the match. At the end of the match, Ryu Kang and Ryu Gun’s team won the game through a penalty shootout with 4 : 3 score.
Ryu Seung-ryeong’s latest drama was Kingdom, a mystery thriller about a dead emperor who rose from death and became a zombie. The drama was set in the Joseon period. Kingdom was Korea’s first Netflix original series and was aired on January 25, 2019. Ryu Seung-ryeong played Chief State Counselor Cho Hak-ju, who planned to overthrow the emperor and crown prince from the throne.
Ryu Seung-ryeong is currently working on two movie projects. One of the movies is a comedy about a best-selling writer who is suffering from a seven-year slump. One day a genius writer appeared in his path and a new life is set to happen. Ryu Seung-ryeong is set to play leading role, as best-selling writer Hyeon. Other actors who appears alongside him are actor Kim Hee-won and actress Oh Na-ra.
Ryu Seung-ryeong is also set to appear on a musical, titled Life is Beautiful. Ryu Seung-ryeon plays a husband who grants his wife’s birthday wish to accompany her on a voyage to find her first love. Actress Yeom Jeong-ah plays the wife role. The movie is directed by Choi Kook-hee.
Judging by a look of his Instagram posts, @ryuseungryong, fans are able to see his interests and hobbies. He frequently posted pictures of beautiful places and stunning landscape scenery. He likes to travel to foreign countries with beautiful mountains and lakes. In one of his posts while traveling to Vilyuchinsk Mountain, he also brought Ryu Gun with him.
Being a successful and prolific actor, actor Ryu Seung-ryeong’s movies are a box office guarantee. However, family, especially his two sons, Ryu Kang and Ryu Gun, is always his top priority. That was all the information about the versatile actor Ryu Seung-ryeong and his family. Don’t forget to give your thoughts in the comment below!