Actor Hwang In-yeop, the True Beauty cast drama who is also a rookie actor from South Korea, just had a birthday. He debuted in 2017, and now he is a rising actor since he played in various Korean dramas. Since cast in 18 Again and True Beauty, his popularity has skyrocketed.
Hwang In-yeop was cast in drama 18 Again as Goo Sa Jung and cast in True Beauty as Han Seo Jun. Although he played the second lead male in both dramas, his charm stands out. Moreover, his bad boy look makes drama fans curious and yet captivated.
11 Fun Facts About Actor Hwang In-yeop
1. Hwang In-yeop just turned 30
Hwang In-yeop is a Capricorn; he was born in Seoul on January 19, 1991. He just turned 30 this year.
2. He has a youthful look
Despite his age that turned 30 (or 31 in Korean age), this baby-faced charmer still fit in a high school uniform.
3. Lived and studied in the Philippines
He was studied at Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School (PNJKIS) from 2008 to 2009 in Davao, Philippines. Then, Fine Arts and Design Student Organization (Fadso) of Philippine Women’s College of Davao. During his stay in the Philippines, he uses his English name, Ryan Leon.
4. Started as a professional model
Since high school, he has always wanted to be a fashion designer. In 2017, Hwang In-yeop started as a model under YG KPlus, an agency under YG Entertainment, and become a professional catwalk model for an event like Seoul Fashion Week.
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5. Hwang In-Yeop Military Service
Hwang In-yeop has completed his military service. So, you could anticipate his next Korean drama projects.
6. KeyEast Entertainment
Since 2018, Hwang In-yeop is under KeyEast Entertainment; it’s an entertainment agency under SM Entertainment. The company is also managing top Korean actors and actresses like Moon Ga Young, Park Seo Joon, Kim Soo Hyun, and more.
7. Hwang In-yeop drama
Hwang In-yeop made his acting debut in web drama WHY in 2018 and Freshman (2019). He debuted his TV Kdrama in The Tale of Nokdu (2019). Since then, he has appeared in 18 Again (2020) and the ongoing Korean drama True Beauty since December 2020.
8. Hwang In-yeop Instagram is @hi_high_hiy
Hwang In-yeop Instagram is @hi_high_hiy. On his birthday, his follower surpasses 5 million. He regularly shared his personal life, current K-drama behind-the-scene, and photoshoot projects from magazine or brand features.
9. He claimed himself as an introvert
He claimed himself as an introvert despite his roles in his dramas surrounded by many friends. But he gained his confidence to step out of his comfort zone after he decided to be an actor after his modeling career.
10. He loves Pokemon and pepperoni pizza
In an interview with Cosmopolitan Magazine, he reveals that he loves pepperoni pizza and hate pineapple pizza. He also a big fan of Pokemon. Check out his interview with Cosmopolitan magazine right down below.
11. He always upgrades his skills
He looks up to actors Lee Byung Hun, Joo Ji Hoon, and Jo In Sung for acting inspiration. To embody his characters perfectly, he even had to get a motorcycle license and take action acting lessons. Moreover, he also has vocal training to sing in kdrama.
Despite all the facts, Hwang In-yeop drama iconic scene in tiger pants with “Okey Dokey Yo” by Mino and Zico will stay lingering in your mind.
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