All About Running Man Cast Member Yoo Jae-suk: Wife, Family, Relationship with Kang Ho-dong, etc

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Get to Know Yoo Jae-suk

Yoo Jae-suk is one of the most famous MC/ TV presenters in South Korea. He is also a comedian, but he is famously known as the TV presenter for variety shows such as Running Man, Infinite Challenge, Happy Together Season 3, and many more. He is also nicknamed the “Nation’s MC” and “The Grasshopper” because for any first appearance he always dresses up as a grasshopper. Wanna know more about Yoo Jae-suk? Through this article, Channel Korea will introduce you to Yoo Jae-suk and all you need to know about him!

Yoo Jae-suk’s Full Profile

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Here’re the full profile and general information about Yoo Jae-suk!

Birth Name: Yoo Jae-suk

Date of Birth: August 14, 1972

Place of Birth: Suyu-Dong, South Korea

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Age: 46 (international age) / 47 (Korean age)

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 67 kg

Years Active: 1991-present

Spouse: Na Kyung-eun

University: Seoul Institute of the Arts

Yoo Jae-suk was the older child in his family. He has two siblings, and he was raised with sisters. His father worked in a local government. Meanwhile, his mother did various jobs to keep the family together and pay fees. He used to study at Seoul Institute of the Arts, but he couldn’t finish because of his bustle as a comedian. So, he was forced to drop out. After being the presenter on Live and Enjoy Together, Yoo Jae-suk’s career took off, and he started presenting for other programs. He became increasingly famous after The Crash of MCs with Kang Ho-dong, Lee Hwi-jae, and Kim Han-seok.

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Yoo Jae-suk got his first Daesang Awards for the popular program Happy Together Friends. Aside from being his first, that award was really special to him because it was for the TV station where he debuted.

List of Present Programs:

Year Title Network
2010-present Running Man SBS
2018-present You Quiz on the Block tvN
2018-present Happy Together (Season 4) KBS2
2018-present Kids These Days JTBC
2018-present Beautiful Autumn Village, Michuri SBS

 

List of Former Programs:

Year Title Network
2000-2002 Achievable Saturday MBC
2002 Super TV Enjoy Sunday KBS2
2002-2003 Dangerous Invitation KBS
2003-2007 X-Man SBS
2004-2012 Yoo Jae-suk & Kim Won-hee Come to Play MBC
2004-2018 Happy Together (Season 1-3) KBS2
2005-2007 Yoo Jae-suk’s Truth Game SBS
2005-2018 Infinite Challenge (Season 1-4) MBC
2007 Haja Go! (Let’s Do It!) SBS

 

Year Title Network
2007 Old TV SBS
2007-2008 Miracle Contestant SBS
2008-2010 Family Outing (Season 1) SBS
2014 I Am a Man KBS2
2015-2016 Same Bed, Different Dreams (Season 1) SBS
2015-2018 Two Yoo Project Sugar Man (Season 1-2) JTBC
2018 Busted! (Season 1) Netflix

Yoo Jae-suk’s Wife

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Yoo Jae-suk married Na Kyung-eun on July 6, 2008. Na Kyung-eun was MBC’s announcer who cooperated with him in Infinite Challenge. On May 1, 2010, they had their first son, named Yoo Ji-ho.

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How did Yoo Jae-suk and Na Kyung-eun meet? Well, they met when they worked together on Infinite Challenge. Some sources said that it was true that Na Kyung-eun made the first move when she met him, and she said that she was one of his fans. After that, they exchanged numbers and started a relationship.

As Korean celebrities often do, at first, both of them denied all of the rumors about them dating. But, eventually, Yoo Jae-suk and Na Kyung-eun confirmed their relationship and finally tied the knot. They’re married in 2008 and had their first child two years later.

Yoo Jae-suk’s Son

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As we said earlier, Yoo Jae-suk had his first son on May 1, 2010. Currently, after waiting for almost 8 years, in 2018, Yoo Jae-suk and his wife had their second child on October 19. It’s already being confirmed by FNC Entertainment that the second child is a daughter, which Yoo Jae-suk once said he wanted.

Yoo Jae-suk and Yoo Ji-ho

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Even though Yoo Jae-suk looks cheerful and open about his personality and career, when it comes to his family, as common people do, he keeps things private. Therefore, there are not many sightings of him with his family. However, a source once caught Yoo Ji-ho and Na Kyung-eun in a park with Na Kyung-eun holding Yoo Ji-ho’s hands and walking around just like a normal mother. However, even though there is not much for the public to see, it is believed they are living together as a happy family.