Jang Geun Suk :: Biography
Jang Keun-suk, (Jang Geun Suk) is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He was born on August 4, 1987. He is most known for playing the role of band leader Hwang Tae Kyung in the 2009 drama You're Beautiful. He is also known for his role of Kang Mu Gyul in the 2010 romantic comedy series Mary Stayed Out All Night, Love Rain, Pretty Man.
Jang was born in Danyang County, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea. He started his career in the entertainment industry at the young age of five as a child model. Besides that, not much is known about his early life and childhood. Keun-Suk attended Nelson College in New Zealand as his junior high school in 2003 to study English and Japanese. Because of his studies in New Zealand, he can carry casual conversations in both languages. Then, Keun Suk was offered a role in the popular MBC sitcom Nonstop 4 and it was a job he could not deny. Despite wanting to continue his studies in New Zealand, he took the job and returned back to South Korea.
He started his acting career debuting with the 1997 HBS now Channel CGV sitcom Selling Happiness. He continued working as a child actor on television. Gradually in the year 2005, Keun-Suk moved towards bigger roles and portrayed of the president's son in the SBS drama Lovers in Prague was well received by drama fans and became a hit. He ventured into the big screen with the Japanese horror movie One Missed Call: Final in 2006. Keun-Suk landed a role in the rock music-themed film The Happy Life and got another music based movie Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do and the popular MBC TV drama Beethoven Virus which again was based on music. Keun-Suk's his first villain role in the 2009 thriller The Case of Itaewon Homicide which received positive responses all over. His most popular role came with the series You’re Beautiful on being cast as the leader Hwang Tae-Kyung of pop band A.N.Jell who falls in love with a fellow band member who is a girl pretending to be a guy on behalf of her twin brother. His other works include Mary Stayed Out All Night, You're My Pet, Love Rain and many others.
Kang-Suk might be a world wide star, but he still prefers to keep his personal life under wraps. He has not yet revealed any of his past relationships. Also it is hard to know if he has been dating anyone or has a girlfriend. He is yet to be married so there is no question of him having a wife or a divorce. When it comes to his private life he likes to stay tight lipped about it. Some rumors some flying down about his relationships but he makes no comment about it and leaves it to be speculated by the media and people. The rumor mill once said that he was dating his You’re Beautiful co-star Park Shin Hye. He hasn’t admitted or denied the rumor but still maintains good friendship with her. At the moment, he seems to be focusing much on his professional life and is leaving his love life for the future.
He has worked hard to establish himself as a singer and actor and his careers have not only made him famous but also fortunate. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of the start of 2014. Kang-Suk has a dashing personality, all thanks to his height of 5 feet and 11 inches. He supposedly has undergone plastic surgery to fix his nose. More on him is available on his bio in Wiki. His fans and followers can find him on popular sites like Facebook and Twitter.