Actor Bae Soo-bin’s General Information
Bae Soo-bin is a South Korean actor who was married in 2013 to someone who is not in the entertainment industry. The actor, who earned the nickname ‘Jumong’, has been in the Korean entertainment world since 2002 under BH Entertainment. He actually studied photography at first. Bae caught the eye of respected Hong Kong director, Wong Kar-Wai, when he was modeling in a fashion show. He attended the Beijing Film Academy, and made his television debut in 2002 the Chinese CCTV World War II Drama, The Proof of Memories, in which he played the role of Xiao Han Sheng.
The 41 year-old actor has two children, and continues to work as an actor roles as well as being a father. His acting skills are also incredible. Let’s take a look at Bae Soo-bin’s full profile.
Bae Soo-bin’s Profile
Real Name : Yoon Tae Wook
Name : Bae Soo Bin
Date of Birth : December 9, 1979
Age : 41 years old
Profession : Actor
Height : 180 cm
Weight : 68 kg
Zodiac : Sagittarius
Blood Type : A
Hobbies : Watching movies
Skills : Swimming and jazz dancing
Bae Soo-Bin’s Age
At the age of 41, Bae Soo-Bin has not resigned from the world of Korean entertainment; in fact, he has two children and shares his time between work and family. Soo-bin sometimes also takes his children to set.
There are many unique facts about Bae Soo-Bin from his 41 years, for example:
1. He is an alum of Daejin University, having studied theater and film, and his hobbies are swimming and jazz dancing. In Harper’s BAZAAR magazine a few years ago, he even showed off his break dancing skills.
2. Bae Soo-bin married a new graduate in 2013. Their marriage took place at Seoul’s Shilla Hotel, and was attended by several other artists, such as Jung Jin-young and Lee Kwang-soo. They were blessed with their first child a year later.
3. Although he has gained wide-recognition for his acting, Bae soo-bin himself admits that he does not like to compete against other actors. He even hesitated to become an actor at first because the world of keaktoran is loaded with competition.
4. In addition to his acting, Bae Soo-bin also showed great interest in the fashion world. He is a fan of Jean Paul Gaultier’s works and has modeled often.
5. He starred in the movies Mai Ratima and Memories of the Sword, and has worked acted onstage several times, such as when he played the characters of King Gwanghae and the beggar, Ha-sun, in Masquerade in 2013.
Bae Soo-bin’s Wife
Bae Soo-bin is on the list of Korean actors who has married ordinary women. Usually, actors and actresses marry fellow actors and actresses, such as Song Jong-Ki and Song Hye-kyo, Ahn Jae-hyun and Goo Hye-sun. However, Bae Soo-bin chose to marry his non-artist lover after seven years of dating.
Their marriage ceremony was held at The Shilla Seoul hotel. His wife is a graduate and is eight years younger than him.
Soo-bin says that his wife is friendly, proficient and responsible.
“I will work hard to live up to your expectations as an actor and as the head of my own family,” he said of his marriage.
They met through mutual friends in 2013 and started dating from March of that year. In May they met each other’s parents.
In July, it was reported that they would soon be married when Bae announced his engagement.
His fans seemed very excited by Bae’s marriage news. They congratulated him and offered prayers and for the couple to be happy and blessed together for life. They see that his wife is a very beautiful and funny person.
The couple made a promise to be together for the rest of their lives. He announced he had worked hard to have fans accept him as an actor and a family man.
Soo-bin’s agency revealed: “Soo-bin has found his life partner, she is 8 years younger and they will be getting married this fall.”
Soo-bin’s agency also gave their opinion about the actor’s wife: “She’s a beautiful and kind-hearted graduate student who seems very loyal and very charming.”
In response to that, Soo-bin commented: “We will not disappoint the fans. As an actor and as a future head of the family, I will do my best to become a better person.”
Bae Soo-bin’s Baby
On June 14, 2014, Bae Soo-bin officially became a father when his wife gave birth to their first child. A representative of BH Entertainment said that the baby and mother were healthy after a long labor.
Then, on September 13, 2017, Bae Soo-bin became father for the second time. TV Report, an entertainment news outlet, quoted an acquaintance of Bae, saying that his wife had given birth to the couple’s second child in Seoul. The report quoted the acquaintance as saying that the mother and baby were both healthy and that Bae was very happy.
Bae Soo-bin’s Family
After his marriage to a woman 8 years younger than him in 2013, Bae Soo-bin now has two children, the gender of his second child is unknown. Bae’s agency says he is happy with his current life, in doing his duty as a husband, father, and actor.
There is currently no information about Bae Soo-bin’s family life. Bae always keeps his family out of the news for their comfort. In fact, he has promised to take decisive action if there is any untrue or harmful news that affects his little family.
Bae Soo-bin’s TV Shows
When a Man Loves a Woman – 2004
When a Man Loves a Woman, from 2004, was Bae Soo-Bin’s first Drama series. He played the role of Suk-Hyun. The drama, written by Kim Yoon-Jung and produced by Kim Jung-Min, had 16 episodes and aired on SBS every day.
When a Man Loves a Woman tells the story of Ji-hoon, played by Ko Soo, who decides to move to Mr Seo’s house, when his mother dies. Here, he falls in love at first sight with Mr Seo’s daughter, In-Hye, played by Park Jung-Ah. Ji-Hoon’s good friend, Seok-Hyeon, is played by Bae Soo-bin. In-Hye and Seok-Hyeon eventually leave home and decide to go to Seoul.
Knowing that In-Hye has left without saying goodbye, Ji-Hoon is determined to find a way to get to Seoul. Jung-Woo, played by Park Ye-Jin, is very fond of Ji-Hoon and she steals his wallet to catch Ji-Hoon’s attention. In the end Ji-Hoon, In-Hye, and Seok-Hyeon meet accidentally.
Temptation of an Angel – 2009
This Drama is written by Kim Sun-Ok and directed by Son Jung-Hyun. It has a total of 21 episodes, which aired every Monday and Tuesday on SBS. Bae Soo-bin plays Shin Hyun-Woo. The cast also contains Lee So-Yeon and Han Sang-Jin.
Temptation of an Angel tells the story of Joon Ah-Ran, played by Lee So-Yeon. She has a complicated relationship with Shin Hyun-Woo. Shin Hyun-Woo really sincerely loves Ah-Ran, but Ah-Ran does not love him. She has a hidden agenda and marries Hyun-Woo just for revenge. Moments after their marriage, Shin Hyun-Woo is involved in an accidental car crash, and goes into in a coma. As Shin Hyun-Woo awakens from his coma, he learns about Joo Ah-Ran’s revenge plan and sets out on his own path for revenge.
Brilliant Legacy – 2009
Bae Soo-bin played a second lead male in this drama. Brilliant Legacy tells about Eun-seong Ko (Han Hyo-joo) lost her mother at the age of 11. Her father remarried when she was 16 to Seong-hee Baek (Kim Mi-sook), whom Eun-seong felt did not love her. She quickly grew disillusioned with her new family. Tragedy strikes Eun-seong again when her father suddenly dies. Then, by accident, good fortune arrives on Eun-seong’s doorsteps when she inherits a vast fortune, but not from her father.
Woo-han Seon (Lee Seung-gi) is an arrogant young man, but handsome. He has no idea about the value of money as he was raised by his wealthy grandmother and mother. One day, Woo-han’s grandmother drops a bomb, she will give all of her fortune to Eun-seong Ko.
49 Days – 2011
49 Days is a drama written by So Hyeon-Kyeong and directed by Jo Young-Gwang and Park Yong-Soon, giving Bae Soo-bin the role of Kang Min-Ho. The drama had 20 episodes and aired every Wednesday and Thursday on SBS. This Drama also raised the profile of Bae Geu-Rin among netizens as an actress.
This drama tells the story of Ji-Hyun, played by Nam Gyu-Ri, for whom life seems to be perfect. Ji-Hyun is engaged and set to marry her fiance, Min-Ho, played by Bae Soo-bin, in just a few days. Meanwhile, Lee-Kyung, played by Lee Yo-Won, is a woman who is completely distraught over her life and frequently contemplates suicide.
On a fateful day, Lee-Kyung gets off a bus and wanders around. She then stands in front of a busy street and attempts to kill herself by walking into oncoming traffic. At that moment, somebody saves her life by pulling her back. Just then, Ji-Hyun, who is driving nearby, hits her breaks, but can’t avoid the semi-trailer truck that has stopped in the middle of the road, she crashes and loses her memory.
Eventually, Ji-Hyun’s memory starts to return to her. Before the accident, Ji-Hyun remembers going to see her best friend, In-Jung, played by Seo Ji-Hye, to show off her bridal gown. When she arrived, Ji-Hyun saw her best friend and her fiance sitting together in a car, looking intimate. She was driving to confront them when the accident happened. Ji-Hyun now realizes that it won’t be so easy to find three people who truly love her.
The Greatest Marriage – 2014
This Drama has a total of 16 episodes directed by Oh Jong-Rok and written by Go Yoon-Hee. The Greatest Wedding aired every Saturday on CSTV. Bae Soo-Bin gets acts in the role of Jo Eun-cha.
The Greastest Wedding tells the story of Cha Ki-young, played by Park Si-yeon. She is a very popular news anchor, and is known for being intelligent, rich, glamorous, and ambitious – especially when it comes to her workplace rival, the other newsreader at the station, Jo Eun-cha, played by Bae Soo-bin. After failing to be elected to parliament, he has returned to his job as a broadcaster.
Park Tae-yeon, played by No Minwoo, is the only child of the family behind prominent conglomerate group that owns a news company. Tae-yeon is studying abroad against the wishes of his father, who wants him to continue the family business.
After graduation, Tae-yeon becomes a reporter covering food and lifestyle. Unexpectedly, Ki-young meets and ends up dating Tae-yeon, but they never plan to get married. However, when Ki-young deliberately becomes pregnant, Tae-yeon refuses to take responsibility. After that, Ki-young decides to be a single mother and raise the child on her own.
Nice Witch – 2018
This year, Bae Soo-bin was involved in the Drama Nice Witch, which aired in March 2018. He plays Bong Cheon-Dae. The Drama is written by Yoon Young-Mi and directed by Oh Se-Gang. At the moment we do not know how many episodes will be aired by SBS. The drama will air every Saturday.
Good Witch tells the story of Cha Sun-Hee, played by Lee Da-Hae, a housewife who is married to Bong Cheon-Dae, played by Bae Soo-bin. Her husband is currently unemployed. She has a twin sister, Cha Do-Hee, also played by Lee Da-Hae, who works as a flight attendant. Although they are identical twins, they have completely different personalities. Cha Do-Hee is involved in a situation that causes Cha Sun-Hee to pretend to be her sister as a stewardess. She then meets co-pilot Song Woo-Jin, played by Ryu Soo-Young.
Bae Soo-bin in Jumong
Bae Soo-bin plays Sa-yong in the Drama, Jumong. Jumong brings to light the story of the ancient Korean kingdom. In this Drama, Soo-bin acts like a woman, and even looks beautiful.
Jumong is about the founders of the Kingdom of Goguryeo. Jumong is the son of General Hae Mo-Su and Princess Yoo-Hwa. Jumong’s father is friendly with King Geum-Hwa. Hae Mo-Su is always being chased by the Han Chinese soldiers. An incident caused Jumong’s father to go to jail and be tortured by Han.
King Geum-Hwa helps him but unfortunately they are ambushed and Jumong’s father is thought to have been killed. King Geum-Hwa then takes Jumong’s mother as his wife. At that time Jumong’s mother was pregnant with Jumong. So Jumong was born as a prince in Buyeo Kingdom. But Jumong grows up as a weak and cowardly prince, so he is under the shadow of his two half brothers, Prince Daeso and Youngpo.
Jumong’s mother decides that Jumong should start practicing martial arts, but Jumong messes it up so he is kicked out of the palace. Outside the palace he meets Soseono and discovers the fate of his father, who once helped Soseono’s father, Yeon Ta-bal. Jumong also meets his real father, Hae Mo-Su, who teaches him sword and arrow skills, but Jumong is not aware of who the man really is, as he thinks it’s too late and that his father has been killed by his stepbrother.
Jumong vows to get revenge. King Geum Hwa allows Jumong back and arranges Jumong’s marriage to Ye So-ya, a woman he does not love.
Jumong’s stepsister also becomes a rival. Prince Dae-So is more influential, and takes over power from King Geum Hwa. One day, Jumong saves Prince Dae-So’s life and so Dae-So starts to trust Jumong.
Jumong finally establishes the Kingdom of Goguryeo with the help of Soseono and his Gyeh Ru group. Jumong becomes King and Soseono becomes Queen. Jumong ruled Goguryeo for 15 years.
The Kingdom of Goguryeo eventually stood for 705 years, with 28 kings with the family name Go. Jumong descendants still use the family name Go to this day.