Getting Up Close and Personal With Seo Ji-seok
We are living in a time where people from all over the world have got the so-called “Korean Fever” brought about by the expansion of the Korean entertainment industry. This is especially true for women, who are crazy about the Korean Wave for a number of reasons. Among the reasons is the quality of the content of the works, but also the appearance of the male actors and idols, all of whom are undoubtedly very attractive and handsome.
One of those handsome actors, who are very popular among women audiences, is Seo Ji-seok. Who doesn’t know this Ahjussi who feels like Oppa? Seo Ji-seok’s name is known primarily for his role of Park Yoon-hoo in the Korean drama Pure in Heart, or commonly known as Pure 19, which was produced by KBS-1 in 2006. Seo Ji-seok’s fame has also rapidly increased thanks to his role in a movie produced by the famous South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, titled The Bow.
In the movie, Seo Ji-seok played the role of a student who watched an old man developing a relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Anyone who has seen the movie has been convinced in this handsome Ahjussi’s undoubtedly good acting skills. There are many serial dramas and movies that he has starred in besides those mentioned above. The latest Korean drama that he starred in is Nameless Woman, produced by KBS2.
Wow! Guys, we have to watch this drama as soon as possible!
Profile and Facts About Seo Ji-seok
As Seo Ji-seok’s appearances in dramas, reality shows, and movies increase, so does the number of his fans get larger. Some of you guys must be Seo Ji-seok’s fans, so, here is his profile and some facts about him!
Seo Ji-seok’s Profile
Name: Seo Jong Wook (Real Name)
Date of Birth: September 9, 1981
Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 72 kg
Blood Type: B
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts
Seo Ji-seok is an actor who really craves and loves sports. While in middle school, he was part of his track and field team for 100m and 200m sprint. He even won four gold medals in a variety of sports and was also chosen to be a member of the national team. Wow! No wonder he has a really fit body shape!
However, a very sad and tragic thing happened to Seo Ji-seok in 1999. He was hit by a bicycle while crossing a street. As a result, he was hospitalized for 6 months receiving treatment. And fortunately, the injuries he suffered didn’t cause permanent damage, so he could return to normal.
An interesting fact, related to Seo Ji-seok’s career, is that surprisingly he was actually scouted on the street by a talent manager who really liked his refined appearance, thus tracing the path for his future acting career.
Another interesting fact is that he and IU are under the same agency ever since they played together in the theatrical drama Kiss and Cry. IU was also a guest at his wedding and she aslo sang on his wedding! Whoa, so they seem to have a good friendship going on, right?
Personal Life of Seo Ji-seok
As fans, we are always curious about the personal lives of our favorite idols and celebrities. We are interested in what their favorite foods are, their favorite beverages, even the ideal types of their partners. Those of you, who are fans of Seo Ji-seok, surely already know that this handsome actor has officially married a woman who is 5 years younger than him. But don’t be sad, guys! As fans, we have to support his life whatever it is. Including his love life!
Seo Ji-seok officially tied the knot with his wife, Kim Mi-ri, on May 18, 2018. His wife is not an entertainer but she is a florist. In one of his interviews, Seo Ji-seok said that he fell in love with his wife at first sight. “I got a crush on her at the first glance, and I still think that she still looks as beautiful as when I first met her.” Seo Ji-seok also claimed that his wife is his ideal type of woman, the kind he had been looking for. “She’s the type I like. Close to my ideal type. She’s petite and incredibly pretty.” Whoa… Turns out that this is Seo Ji-seok’s type of girl, guys. Don’t be sad, as fans we must always pray for the best for Seo Ji-seok so that his love relationship will be long lasting and his career will be even better!