Actor Jang Ki Yong is one of the busiest and popular actors this year with an airing and upcoming drama. The latest drama of Jang Ki Yong, My Roommate is a Gumiho, with Girls’ Day Hyeri started with a solid rating. At the same time, his upcoming drama with Song Hye Kyo is under production right now. Want to know more fun facts about multi-talented actor Jang Ki Yong? Let’s check it out.
7 Fun Facts about Multi-talented Actor Jang Ki Yong
1. A Leo guy who dreamed of being a model.
Jang Ki Yong was born in Ulsan on August 7, 1992, making him a Leo guy. Leo is described as a hard-working person. He wanted to be a model since he was a little boy. With his hard work and charms, he then became a model in his 20’s.
2. Debuted as Model.
Jang Ki Yong started his model career on Seoul Fashion Week in S/S General Idea Collection Show 2012. He was awarded the “Fashion Model Award” in Asian Model Awards 2014. Jang Ki Yong regularly updates his Instagram with his recent activities @juanxkui.
3. Walking another dream from a model to an actor.
Jang Ki Yong started as a model in 2012. He is currently under YG Entertainment and YG KPlus agency. Check out the video below as he is narrating himself and his dream from model to actor.
4. From debuted as a new actor Jang Ki Yong to Baeksang Arts Awards winner.
Jang Ki Yong made his acting debut in 2014 in It’s Okay, That’s Love. He started from a cameo to the main lead actor in the drama series. Moreover, Jang Ki Yong also has taken various characters in Korean dramas and able to show different sides of him with his acting skill.
He got his first main role in the Come and Hug Me in 2018. For his great acting as Chae Do Jin / Yoon Na Moo, Jang Ki Yong won the best new actor award at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Jang Ki Yong is best known for his drama tv series such as The Boy Next Door (2017), My Mister (2018), Come and Hug Me (2018), Kill It (2019), Search: WWW (2019), Born Again (2020), and My Roommate is a Gumiho (2021).
Moreover, his upcoming drama Now, We Breaking Up with Song Hye Kyo will be airing around November.
5. Jang Ki Yong and Lee Hyeri second dramas
My Roommate is a Gumiho is the second project where Jang Ki Yong and Lee Hyeri worked together after Seonam Girls High School Investigators in 2014.
6. He is a multi-talented star.
Jang Ki Yong is not only perfect in acting and walking on the catwalk, but he also can dancing, rapping, and singing well. Check out Jang King Kong shows his talents in singing, rapping, and dancing in the videos below.
Jang Ki Yong is singing “One Love” in “Yu Huiyeol Sketchbook.”
Actor and model Jang Ki Yong shows off his unexpected skills in rapping.
Jang Ki Yong appeared in Tribe of Hip Hop tv show for rapping battle.
Jang Ki Yong is dancing with the song “Gentleman” by PSY for Arena homme+ for June 2013.
Jong Ki Yong is dancing with Shi Min Ah for Giordano.
7. Dubbed as IU’s Man
Besides working together in the drama “My Mister,” Jang Ki Yong appeared in two music videos of IU, which are “Red Shoes” and “Friday.” However, his kissing scene with IU makes him dubbed as IU’s man.
IU’s ‘Friday’ MV
IU’s ‘The Red Shoes’ MV
Further, as a South Korean citizen born in 1992, Jang Ki Yong is expected to enlist for mandatory military service this year. However, his official enlistment date is not revealed yet.
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