Who is So Ji-Sub?

So Ji-sub is a South Korean actor, rapper, ex-militant, government official, model, and businessman. he became known for his leading roles in the television series What Happened in Bali (2004), I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004), Cain and Abel (2009), Phantom (2012), Master's Sun (2013) and Oh My Venus (2015–16) as well as the film Rough Cut (2008). So has also released several hip hop EPs. He has won many prestigious awards so far among which his major ones are Best Actor at the 2009 Grimae Awards, an honorable award chosen by directors in every broadcasting station in Korea and the "Daesang (Grand Prize)" at the MBC Drama Awards.

What is So Ji-Sub famous for?

So Ji-sub is best famous for his roles in the television series What Happened in Bali (2004), I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004), Cain and Abel (2009), Phantom (2012),  and Master's Sun (2013).

What nationality is So Ji-Sub?

So Ji-sub was born on  November 4, 1977, in Seoul, South Korea. His nationality is South Korean and he belongs to Asian ethnicity. His zodiac is Capricorn but his religion is not yet known. His parents divorced at a young age. He has one older sister who lives in Australia. His parent's and sister's names are still under review. Ji-Sub was introverted and insecure in his childhood and teenage years.  So Ji-sub trained to become a professional swimmer for 11 years and won the bronze medal at the Korean National Games. After completing his high school, he did major in acting from Chungwoon University.

What is So Ji-Sub career?

So Ji-Sub started as a model after chosen for the jeans brand STORM in 1995. This helped him make his acting debut in the sitcom Three Guys and Three Girls and the television drama Model in 1996. He started to gain popularity when he was cast as the male second lead in Glass Slippers in 2002. He played his first lead role in the time travel historical drama Thousand Years of Love in 2003. He rose to fame with 2004 hit drama What Happened in Bali. His breakthrough role as a tragic hero in the critically acclaimed melodrama I'm Sorry, I Love You established him as a top star in Korea, as well as all over Asia. He served in mandatory Korean two years of military service. He made his comeback in Jang Hoon's directorial debut Rough Cut which was box office hit. In 2009, So attempted to break into Japanese and Chinese Television markets. He played in series like, I am GHOST, Sophie's Revenge, GeGeGe No Kitaro 2: Kitaro and the Millenium Curse. He later signed with a Chinese talent agency, ATN Entertainment. So returned to Korean television with Cain and Abel in 2009.

His performance received critical acclaim and won him Best Actor at the 2009 Grimae  Awards, an honorable award is chosen by directors in every broadcasting station in Korea. In 2010 So headlined the big-budget Korean War epic Road No. 1, but tanked in the ratings. He then played in romantic melodrama Always in 2011. He played in crime series, Phantom, and  A Company Man in 2012. So renewed his domestic and international popularity after he tarred in commercially hit horror-romantic comedy, Master's Sun in 2013. So then starred in another hit romantic comedy series Oh My Venus in 2015. In 2017, So starred in the film The Battleship Island. In 2018, So starred alongside in the romance film Be with You and spy comedy-drama My Secret Terrius. So won his first major award, the "Daesang (Grand Prize)" at the MBC Drama Awards for his performance. In 2020, So was cast in the thriller film Confession. He is set to star in Choi Dong-hoon's upcoming crime science fiction action film.

Besides acting, he is a hip-hop singer/rapper and songwriter. So's first mini-album (or EP), Corona Borealis was released in March 2012.n January 2013, So released another rap EP titled 6 PM...Ground. In June 2014, So released his third electro-hip-hop EP titled 18 Years. So has also produced done musical collaboration with other artists some of which are, "Lonely Life", "Foolish Love", Some Kind of Story". Furthermore, So was named the goodwill ambassador of Gangwon Province to boost tourism there. He was also named promotional ambassadors for cybercrime prevention by the  National Police Agency. He has several business ventures as well. So is the owner of the Apgujeong-dong branch of CJ Foodville's A Twosome Place. He has invested in art-house films such as the U.S.-British-French co-production Philomena (2014), the Chinese film Coming Home (2014), the Japanese crime thriller The World of Kanako (2014)"  and the American horror film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2015).

Who is So Ji-Sub's wife?

So Ji-Sub is a married man. In 2019, So confirmed that he had a relationship with former announcer and reporter Jo Eun-Jung. This was the first time So publicly confirmed his dating for 24 years as an actor. On April 7, 2020, So Ji Sub’s label 51K confirmed that he and Jo Eun-Jung completed their marriage registration. They don't have any children yet are enjoying their love life happily till date.

What is So Ji-Sub net worth?

So Ji-Sub's estimated net worth is at $16 million. His average salary is currently under research. His major source of income is his career as an actor He is now a well-renowned celebrity all over Asia. Also, he earns as a hip-hop rapper, a model and from his several business ventures. So is the owner of the Apgujeong-dong branch of CJ Foodville's A Twosome Place. He has invested in art-house films that import foreign films. So Ji Sub purchased a 231 square meters villa in the luxurious Hannam the Hills, located in the neighborhood of Hannam in Seoul priced at 6.1 billion won (approximately $5.1 million). So Ji-Sub rides Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG.

What is So Ji-Sub height?

The 42 years old South Korean actor, So Ji-Sub is a handsome man. The hip hop rapper has a tall height of 6feet and weighs 70kg. So Ji-Sub has very fit and muscular body physic as he frequently works out if he is not busy acting. He has black hair and black eyes color. Further information on his body measurement, dress size, and shoe size are currently under review. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts You May Not Know About So Ji-Sub

  • He tried out modeling simply because he wanted to pose alongside hip-hop artist Kim Sung-Jae, who was the celebrity face for a clothing brand at the time?
  • So enlisted for mandatory military service in 2005 as a public relations officer with the Map District Office, and was discharged on April 27, 2007.
  • A 51 kilometer-long trail in the Gangwon province was named "So Ji-sub Road," unveiled on  May 20, 2012. He was the first Korean actor to have an entire road named after him.
  • So's wife, Jo Eun-Jung is 17 years younger than him.