Yeo Jin-goo


Yeo Jin-goo is a young and energetic South Korean actor. Yeo Jin-goo has been in the entertainment industry since 2005. Among his numerous excellent projects are ‘Hotel Del Luna,’ ‘Moon Embracing the Sun,’ ‘Tazza,’ ‘Hwayi: A Monster Boy,’ and ‘Iljimae.’

How old is Yeo Jin-goo?

Yeo Jin-goo was born on August 13, 1997, and is now 23 years old. Jin-goo was born in Seoul, South Korea, and his zodiac sign is Leo. His name is written in Korean as and Hanja as.

When it comes to his family, Yeo Jin-goo is the eldest of two siblings. Jin-goo has a younger brother. Yeo Jin-goo dreamed of appearing on television as a child. As a result, Jin-goo begged his parents to let him try acting. Jin-goo pursued acting lessons with the help of his parents. Eventually, he made his big screen debut in the 2005 film Sad Movie.

Yeo Jin-goo graduated from Namgang High School. He graduated from an all-boys high school in 2016. Yeo Jin-goo is currently a student at Chung-Ang University, majoring in Theater.

Is Yeo Jin-goo single?

There is no verified information about actor Yeo Jin-relationship goo’s status or love affairs. The young actor may be single and more focused on his acting career. Or Jin-goo could be in a relationship but prefers to keep his personal life private.

How tall is Yeo Jin-goo?

Yeo Jin-goo is approximately 1.77 meters (5 feet 8 inches) tall and weighs approximately 66 kgs. Other than that, there is no information available about the young actor’s other body measurements, such as his chest-waist-hip measurements, biceps, dress size, shoe size, and so on. Yeo Jin-goo also has dark brown eyes and silky brown hair.

Career line of Yeo Jin-goo

  • Yeo Jin-goo got his start in show career as a child actor. Since 2005, the young actor has won 18 prestigious awards. Similarly, actor Yeo has appeared in 15 films and 25 TV dramas.
  • Sad Movie, a 2005 film, marked the young actor’s debut. At the time, the actor was only eight years old. Young Jin-goo auditioned for the role of Park Hwi-chan and was chosen from a pool of 150 candidates. Despite having no prior acting experience, they chose him.
  • The following year, in 2006, Yeo Jin-goo debuted in his first TV drama, I Want to Love. Jin-goo was cast as a sickly child of a single mother. Following that, Jin-goo landed his first sageuk drama role as young Kim Heum-soon in Yeon Gaesomun.
  • Furthermore, in the year 2008, Jin-goo played the younger version of the lead roles in the series Iljimae and Tazza. At the SBS Drama Awards, the young actor won his first acting award as “Best Child Actor” for both of these dramas.
  • Moving on, Yeo Jin-goo starred in the 2010 drama Giant. Jin-goo portrayed the younger counterpart to Lee Beom-character soo’s in this project. According to Jin-goo, this was the first time he fully immersed himself in a role and began taking acting seriously.
  • Similarly, in 2011, Yeo Jin-goo played the younger version of the male lead character in the historical drama Warrior Baek Dong-soo.
  • In the drama Deep Rooted Tree, he also made a brief appearance as the adolescent Ddol-bok. In fact, the lead actor, Jang Hyuk, requested Jin-appearance. goo’s Actor Jang Hyuk had taken a liking to Jin-goo, who played the younger version of Jang Hyuk’s character in the drama Tazza.
  • Furthermore, in 2012, actor Yeo Jin-goo rose to prominence when he starred in the fantasy-period drama Moon Embracing the Sun. The young actor played the role of a young crown prince. Following this drama, the young actor was well-received in the melodrama Missing You. Jin-goo received the “Best Young Actor” award at the 2012 MBC Drama Awards for both of these dramas.
  • Then, in 2013, Yeo Jin-goo starred as the lead character in the action thriller Hwayi: A Monster Boy. Jin-goo received accolades and several “Best New Actor” awards for this role from annual award ceremonies such as the Blue Dragon Film Awards and the Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.
  • Jin-goo is also the youngest male actor to receive the Blue Dragon Film Awards’ “Best New Actor” award. He received this award when he was only sixteen years old. Jin-goo also appeared in the drama Potato Star 2013QR3 in the same year. He took on the role of an aspiring mobile application developer.
  • Moving on, the young actor appeared in the 2014 film Mr. Perfect (). Jin-goo collaborated with actor Yoon Si-yoon on this project. In this film, the actor played the character Lee Byeong-joo. Lee is a young student who lives on the island where Mr. Baek, played by Yoon Si-yoon, has been invited to work as a temporary teacher.
  • Jin-goo then starred in the 2015 film Shoot Me in the Heart. This film is based on Jeong Yu-bestselling jeong’s novel of the same name. Then, in the teen vampire series Orange Marmalade, he got his first lead role on television. This show is based on the same-named webtoon.
  • The prominent actor also appeared in the Korean War film, The Long Way Home, the same year. The veteran actor Sol Kyung-gu strongly recommended Yeo Jin-goo for the role of Yeong-gwang in this film. The veteran actor did not sign the movie contract for this film until Yeo Jin-casting goo’s was finalized.
  • Then, in 2016, Yeo Jin-goo played King Yeongjo in the TV drama The Royal Gambler. Jin-goo received a “Excellence Award” for his performance in this drama at the SBS Drama Awards at the end of the year. The young actor appeared in the science fiction drama Circle a year later.
  • Yeo also appeared in the 2017 historical actor Warriors of the Dawn. Both the film and the drama premiered in May of 2017. Jin-goo also made a cameo appearance in the star-studded film 1987: When the Day Comes. This film is based on the June Democratic Uprising. Yeo Jin-goo reunited with director Jang Joon-hwan and Hwayi: A Monster Boy actor Kim Yoon-seok for this film.
  • The young actor then starred in the romance drama Reunited Worlds in July of the same year. Similarly, Yeo appeared in the romantic comedy My Absolute Boyfriend in 2018. This drama is based on the Japanese manga series of the same name.
  • Then, in 2019, Yeo Jin-goo starred in The Crowned Clown. Yeo Jin-goo received positive feedback for his dual performance. The same year, Yeo appeared in the Hong sisters’ fantasy mystery drama Hotel Del Luna. Yeo Jin-goo collaborated with actress/singer IU on this project (Lee Ji-eun).