Get to Know Better Korean Actor, Sung Hoon
Sung Hoon is a South Korean actor who is well recognized for his handsome face. Before becoming an actor, he was a swimming champion in his university and specialized in butterfly strokes. He swam for 14 years but had to quit because of a spinal injury. Then he decided to turn to acting and made his debut in 2011 in the drama romance New Tales of Gisaeng.
He is also a musical disc jockey, and as a DJ, he conducts activities under the name ROI. Sung Hoon has performed in various countries such as China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. He was also rumored to be dating Song Ji-eun, who is a former member of the Secret group. He is an accomplished actor, who has received the New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards in 2011, the Best New Actor award at the 30th KBS Drama Awards in 2016, the Best Entertainer Award at the 2nd Asia Artist Awards in 2017, and the last Korean Model Star award in the 13th Asia Model Awards in 2018.
Now let’s look at the full profile and news about Sung Hoon. Check this out!
Full Profile of Sung Hoon
Real Name: Sung Hoon
Stage Name: Roiii
Age: 35 years old
Date of Birth: February 14, 1983
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 74 kg
Blood Type: N/A
Education: Yong In University (Social Physical Education Major)
Agency: Stallion Entertainment
A List of Top 5 of Sang-Hoon’s Dramas
1. New Tales of the Gisaeng (2011)
New Tales of the Gisaeng was the first drama starring Sung Hoon, marking his acting debut. In this drama, Sung Hoon plays Ah Da-mo. New Tales of the Gisaeng was released on January 23, 2011, and was aired by SBS with a total of 52 episodes.
This drama tells the story of a woman who has majored in dance while attending college. She is beautiful. Her mother died when she was still very young and her father later remarried. She comes from a poor family, but she has friends who come from rich families.
By chance, she meets business administration trainee, and starts to like him, but doesn’t tell him because of her poor background. A head Ggisaeng at Buyongkak recommends her to become a Gisaeng.
2. The Birth of a Family (2012)
The Birth of a Family is a drama aired by SBS that has 115 episodes and is directed by Ko Heung-sik and Oh Choong-hwan. In this drama, Sang Hoo only acts as a supporting role as Han Ji-hoon.
This drama tells the story of a bright and warm-hearted woman who works at home shopping channel networks. Her life changes dramatically when her father suddenly dies in a fire. She then meets a new employee at her company. On the first day at the home shopping network, they start arguing but eventually fall in love.
3. Oh My Venus (2015)
Oh My Venus is a drama that was quite popular in 2015. The drama has a very unique plotline, as well as players who are well-known actors and actresses, including Sang Hoo. In this drama, Sang Hoo plays Jang Joon-sung. This drama was aired by KBS2 and has a total of 16 episodes.
This drama tells the story of a personal trainer of Hollywood stars. Even though he comes from a wealthy family background, he has suffered from a devastating illness during his childhood days making him a strong believer in a healthy lifestyle. She, on the other hand, has struggled to support her family. Now, she is a 33-year-old lawyer, overweight and not so attractive.
4. Five Enough (2016)
Five Enough is a drama aired by KBS2 with a total of 54 episodes. In this drama, Sang Hoo plays Kim Sang-min. Besides Sang Hoo, this drama also stars Ahn Jae-wook, Shim Hyung-tak, and So Yu-jin.
This drama is about a husband who is left with his two children after his wife passes away. Since that time, he lives with his two kids and parents-in-law. He works as a marketing team leader for a fashion brand.
Then he meets an assistant manager at the same fashion company. Three years ago, her husband had an affair with her friend and left her. She can’t tell her children the truth about their father and lies that their father went to work in America.
5. My Secret Romance (2017)
My Secret Romance is also a drama that is quite popular in 2017. This drama inspired a rumor that Sang Hoo is dating his co-star, Song Ji-eun. In this drama, Sang Hoo plays Cha Jin-wook and Ji Eun plays Lee Yoo-mi. My Secret Romance was aired by OCN and had a total of 13 episodes.
This drama is about a son from a wealthy family. His family runs a large company. He only pursues short-term love. But then he meets a woman who has never had a boyfriend before.
Who is Sung Hoon’s Wife and Is He Married Already?
As we know, Sung Hoon is indeed rumored to be dating his co-star Song Ji-eun. It all started with the drama they both starred in, namely My Secret Romance. According to Korean Portal, there are now a lot of speculations that Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun might be involved in a romantic relationship with each other, due to the special connection that they have on the set of My Secret Romance.
Song Ji-eun even attended Sung Hoon’s fan meetings, where he introduced her as his friend from the drama. The two actors have special chemistry while filming on set and they are known for their skinship that appears too “natural” and “special.”
Sung Hoon’s agency Stallion Entertainment denied the reports, explaining that they are nothing more than close friends. The agency commented, “They are co-stars who became close in the course of filming the drama.” The agency also denied that Song Ji-eun was in talks to sign with Stallion Entertainment.
Song Ji-eun also quickly clarified that she did not have any relationship with Sung Hoon other than as a work partner. She wrote, “I just saw the news. I think fans must have been very surprised,” and added, “I am so sorry, but I think I’ll have to relay statements through my Instagram for a while.”
She concluded, “I don’t want to cause harm to people who are unrelated to me. I hope people won’t misunderstand. I will greet you soon with good news. To fans who are worried, don’t worry! Have a nice day.”
Sung Hoon also commented on her post, joking about the false reports. He wrote with laughing symbols, “You want to quit Secret and focus on acting? You should have told me, and if you want to join Stallion, let me know. I’ll tell our CEO and keep it open especially for you.”
And in fact, Sung Hoon is not married and doesn’t have a wife. He is still focused on pursuing his career as an actor.
Good luck to him!