Get to Know Korean Actor Yoon Tae-young: Profile, Family, Wife, and Wedding

Yoon Tae-young

Actor Yoon Tae-young

Yoon Tae-young is an actor from South Korea. He made his acting debut in the series Beautiful My Lady which aired in 1997. Two years later, he was cast in the series Wang Cho or The Boss along with Cha In-pyo and Song Yoon-ah. Yoon Tae-young received his first award for his acting in that series. He was awarded Best New Actor at the 1999 MBC Drama Awards and 2000 36th Baeksang Arts Awards.

In 2001, Yoon Tae-young made his big screen debut with Dream Warrior. His co-stars were Leon Lai and Lee Na-young. In the same year, he acted in several television series including Hotelier (2001), Her House (2001), Sun-hee and Jin-hee (2001), and Everyday with You (2001). He became a main character in the two latter series.

In 2002, Yoon Tae-young starred in the series Successful Story of a Bright Girl (2002). He was in the drama with Jang Na-ra and Jang Hyuk. The series reached a peak viewership rating of 42.6%. In 2006, Yoon Tae-young became the male lead in the series Special Crime Investigation: Murder in the Blue House (2006). He acted as a detective investigating a murder in the Blue House.

Yoon Tae-young

In 2007, Yoon Tae-young acted in The Legend (2007) along with Bae Yong-joon, Lee Ji-ah, and Moon So-ri. This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. The drama is based on the legend of Dangun and Gwanggaeto the Great of Goguryeo.

Some of Yoon Tae-young’s other dramas are Strike Love (2009), Midnight Hospital (2011), The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang (2013-2014), The Night Watchman’s Journal (2014), and Local Hero (2016). He also acted in the films Never to Lose (2005) and Mr. Socrates (2005).

Yoon Tae-young’s Profile

Yoon Tae-young

Name: Yoon Tae-young (윤태영)

Birthdate: October 10, 1974

Birthplace: Yeongcheon, North Gyeongsang, South Korea

Star Sign: Libra

Height: 185 cm

Weight: 79 kg

Blood Type: B RH+

Education: Business Administration at Illinois Wesleyan University

Father: Former Samsung Electronics Vice-Chairman Yoon Jong-yong

Wife: Actress Im Yoo-jin

Agency: SYEntertainment

Religion: Buddhism

Yoon Tae-young’s Family

Yoon Tae-young

Yoon Tae-young is the only son of former Samsung Electronics vice chairman Yoon Jong-yong. Yoon Tae-young met his wife, actress Im Yoo-jin, in the drama On the Prairie (2003) where he and his wife became the younger brother and sister of Choi Soo-jong’s character. One year after the drama ended, they became lovers.

Yoon Tae-young and Im Yoo-jin married on February 14, 2007. The wedding was attended by 4000 business people, politicians, and figures who were heavily involved in social activities. The wedding was also attended by the former Seoul mayor and the 10th president of South Korea, Lee Myung-bak. There were also other important figures such as Kim Ssang-su, the Vice Chairman of LG Electronics, and former Finance Minister Lee Hun-jai. Entertainer Kim Je-dong and singer Park Jung-hyun were also invited as special guests to host and sing at the wedding. Im Yoo-jin planned to discontinue her entertainment activities after she got married.