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|Fact||Fondly known as Wookie to his fans. Among his colleagues, his fair complexion leads to him being called Milky.|
Who is Lee Dong-wook?
Born under the sign of Scorpio on the 6th of November 1981, in Seoul, South Korea, Lee Dong-wook is a 36-year-old Asian actor and model, perhaps best known to the world for his significant presence on the TV screen in lead roles in various South Korean TV dramas, such as “My Girl” and “Scent of a Woman.” He has had a number of other roles across various films and TV shows throughout his often lucrative acting career since 1999.
Early Life and Education
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Dong-wook made his debut as Sung-joon in the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) TV series entitled “MBC Best Theatre” in 1999. Prior to matriculating, he had another supporting role in a TV series, this time by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) network and entitled “School”, where he remained for a total of 17 episodes. In 2002, he made another TV series appearance, but would remain under the radar until 2004, when he appeared in a short video as a thug. He had another supporting role in the same year, then in 2005 co-starred as Seol Gong-chan in the TV series entitled “My Girl”, in which he remained for 16 episodes through 2006. He was cast in five supporting roles of the course of the next five years, until finally landing another significant role, the lead male in “Scent of a Woman” in 2011, which helped him skyrocket to stardom, and his career gained momentum after that. Subsequently, he was featured in five long-term roles between 2011 and 2016, appearing in 13 episodes of “Goblin” then, and ultimately in another supporting role in a TV series in 2018. It is unknown what project he’s working on now.
What is Lee Dong-wook’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Lee Dong-wook is, as of mid-2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Lee’s accumulated wealth is over $3 million, making his modest fortune as an actor, while he earned the most from his long term presence on the TV screen as Seol Gong-chan in “My Girl.” As his career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
Concerning the physical attributes of the experienced actor, his height is 6ft (1.82m) and his current weight is 159lbs (72kg). His hair is pitch dark and his eyes are dark brown, while his body shape is generally described as slim.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active celebrities to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the projects they’re working on, and thus their own net worth. Lee seems to be a regular subscriber, if not the leading example of this celebrity trend, as his presence is quite ubiquitous on most social media networks. His Facebook account has over 180,000 followers, his Twitter account almost 25,000, and his Instagram account over 3.5 million fans.
|Full Name||Lee Dong Wook|
|Movies||The Beauty Inside, The Recipe, Heartbreak Library, The Perfect Couple, Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, Arang, Crime Family|
|TV Shows||Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Hotel King, My Girl, Scent of a Woman, Blade Man, Wild Romance, Roommate, The Fugitive of Joseon, Strong Heart, La Dolce Vita, The Story of Kang-gu, Land of Wine, Precious Family, Loving You, Secret, Bubble Gum, School 2, School 3|
|1||Fondly known as Wookie to his fans. Among his colleagues, his fair complexion leads to him being called Milky.|
|2||Graduated at Saejung University.|
|Sseulsseulhago Chalranhashin: Dokkaebi||2016-2017||TV Series||Grim Reaper|
|Pungseonggeom||2015||TV Series||Park Ri-hwan|
|Aieonmaen||2014||TV Series||Joo Hong-bin|
|Hotel King||2014||TV Series||Cha Jae-Wan|
|Kanggooiyagi||2014||TV Movie||Kim Kyung Tae|
|Kang Koo's Story||2014||TV Series||Kyung Tae (as Lee Dong Wook)|
|The Fugitive of Joseon||2013||TV Series||Choi Won|
|Wild Romance||2012||TV Series||Park Moo-Yul|
|Yeoineui Hyanggi||2011||TV Series||Kang Ji Wook|
|Partner||2009||TV Series||Lee Tae Jo|
|Keu Namjaui Chak 198Jjeuk||2008||Kim Joon-oh|
|Dalkomhan insaeng||2008||TV Series|
|Choi-gang lo-maen-seu||2007||Kang Jae-hyuk|
|Mai geol||2005-2006||TV Series||Seol Gong-chan|
|Precious Family||2004||TV Series||Ahn Jung Hwan|
|Crime Family||2004||Video||Korean Thug 1|
|Leobing Yu||2002||TV Series||Lee Min|
|Hakgyo||2000||TV Series||Lee Kang San|
|Leonning maen||2013-2015||TV Series||Himself|
|Roommate||2014-2015||TV Series||Himself / Narrator|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia