Song Joong Ki is a South Korean Actor who has acted in several hit movies and television series in South Korea and China. He is also a host and also featured in several music videos. The talented actor is one of the most popular celebrities in Asia and he was featured several times in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity List.
He rose to fame with the blockbuster TV series Sungkyunkwan Scandal that was released in 2010. The historical drama won several awards and got him good recognition in the film and television industry. Apart from that, his movie A Werewolf Boy that was released in 2012 went on to become the most successful Korean film in the history.
The actor has also completed his mandatory military service in South Korea for two years. He has over 4 million followers on Instagram even though he is not so active on social media platforms. He has won several awards in his career and was also selected as the Honorary Ambassador of Korean Tourism.
Wiki | Biography
Song Joong Ki was born on the 19th September 1985 in Secheon Dong, Daejeon region of South Korea. His parents belonged to a middle class family and Song Joong Ki was the second child in the family. Song was immensely talented from his childhood and was very good at studies. He completed his primary education in his hometown and even learnt speed skating at a professional level.
He even represented his hometown at the national games in South Korea when he was in school. However, he had to stop playing due to injury problems and started focusing on his studies. He was one of the top students of his college and earned a Business Administration degree from Sungkyonkwan University in 2012.
Song Joong Ki started his acting career in a big way with the movie A Frozen Flower in 2008. However, his big break came in 2010 with the TV series Sungkyunkwan Scandal that won him many awards. In 2012, his movie A Werewolf Boy became the biggest hit in Korean film industry. He became very popular star later and won numerous awards. He is also the brand ambassador for several international brands in South Korea.
|Full Name||Song Joong Ki|
|Date of Birth||September 19, 1985|
|Birthplace||Secheon-dong, Daejeon, South Korea|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Virgo|
|Famous For||His acting abilities|
|College||Sungkyunkwan University (BBA)|
Family, Girlfriend, Relationships
Song Joong Ki was born in a Christian family in South Korea. HIs father Song Yong Gak works for a small company and his mother is a housewife. He has two siblings, a brother named Song Seung Ki and a sister named Song Seul Ki. The actor married popular actress Song Hye Ko in 2017 but later filed for divorce in 2019 due to personal differences.
|Father Name||Song Yong Gak|
|Siblings Name||Brother – Song Seung Ki|
Sister – named Song Seul Ki
|Wife Name||Song Hye Ko|
The handsome actor is known for his cute boyish looks. His height is around 5.10 feet and he weighs around 70 kgs. He looks lean and still has boyish charm at the age of 36. He has black hair and black eyes. He is very conscious about his appearance and has even released the book titled Beautiful Skin Project which provides health and beauty guidance for men.
|Height (approx.)||5’10” Feet|
|Weight (approx.)||70 kg|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||NA|
Song Joong Ki started off with a movie titled A Frozen Flower in teh year 2008. In the same year, he was part of another movie titled Five Senses of Eros. In 2009, he starred in the role of a detective in the movie titled The case of Itaewon Homicide. His acting was appreciated and he was able to get noticed in the film and television industry.
In 2010, he starred in the movie Hearty Paws 2. However, it was the historical drama series Sungkyunkwan Scandal that put him in the top league. It became a huge hit and won several awards across various film events in South Korea. In 2011, he was part of Penny Pinchers that exposed his acting skills in the comedy genre. He was also part of another project titled Rio and a TV series titled Deep Rooted Tree in 2011.
Song Joong Ki created history in 2012. His Television series titled The Innocent Man got decent reviews from critics and audience. However, the movie titled A Werewolf Boy became the biggest blockbuster in the history of Korean movies. This put him in the international league of popular actors and he was even famous in China and other countries.
Interestingly, he had to take a break from acting as he was enlisted for the mandatory military service in South Korea. Song completed it successfully from 2013 till 2015. He later came back to the television industry with Descendents of the Sun. This was also featured in China and other countries. In the same year, he was seen in another series The Sound of your Heart.
In 2016, his popularity rose so much that he was the brand ambassador for more than 30 brands within a year. He made a guest apperance in China TV show Running man and it recorded the highest viewership in China. In 2017, he was seen in Man to Man TV series and the movie Battleship Island. In the meantime, he went on to host several TV shows and got busy with his personal life as he married popular actress Song Seul Ki.
However, after his divorce in 2019, he again started focusing on acting and was seen in Arthdal Chronicles. In 2021, he was seen in the series Vincenzo and the movie titled Space Sweepers. In 2022, his upcoming movie Bogota City of the Lost is expected to release. Apart from that, he is also seen in the TV series The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate in 2022.
The net worth of this popular actor is around $20 million. He started acting at a young age when he was in college and worked in as many as 12 films and 16 television series so far in his career. Along with that, he has done about 8 TV shows and worked in several music videos. He is the brand ambassador of several products in Asia and earns a lot of money from various assignments.
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Facts and Information
Song Joong Ki is undoubtedly one of the most popular Hallyu stars in South Korea and he has lots of fans in China. He was featured in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity List multiple times in the last few years.
The popular actor was even chosen as the Honorary ambassador of Korean Tourism as he was a well known face across Asia. In the year 2016, he was selected as the brand ambassador for more than 30 brands.
Song Joong Ki is also popular in China and his guest appearance in the Television show Running Man China Season 4 got the highest TV show ratings in China. The show was aired in 2016 and shows his popularity in the Asian entertainment industry.
The talented actor has even completed his mandatory military service for two years. He is also a talented sportsperson and learnt speed skating at a young age. He even represented his hometown at the national games. However, he later stopped playing due to injury.
Song Joong Ki married his girlfriend Song Kye Ko who was his co-star in the hit series Descendants of the Sun. The couple got married in 2017 but could not stay together for a long time due to differences. They got divorced in 2019.