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.
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Yoo Jae-suk’s Full Profile
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.
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:
|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:
|2002||Super TV Enjoy Sunday||KBS2|
|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|
|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
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.
Yoo Jae-suk and Na Kyung-eun
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
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
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.