Song Jong-ki was born on 19 September 1985 and is a very famous Korean actor from Secheon Dong, Daejeon, South Korea. Jong rose to fame when he landed his role as a major cast member in Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010), a historical coming-of-age Korean television drama. In their native language, their name is written as in Hangul script.
Early life and career
Jong Ki was born as the second child and had 2 siblings. He was raised in a rural area outside Dijon. Jong Ki used to be a fast speed skater during his school days. He represented his hometown i.e. Daejeon at the national level in speed skating and even featured as a national level speed skater in the TV series known as Triple.
Due to an unfortunate accident and injuries in the first year of high school, he had to give up continuous speed skating. He was an excellent student. He outperformed his classmates and scored a total of 380 out of 400 in the National College Entrance Examination. As a result, he got the opportunity to enroll in Sungkyunkwan University.
He was scouted by talent scouts while taking a college entrance exam in Seoul. He could not immediately decide to enter the entertainment industry as his father initially did not allow him to become an actor and he himself was skeptical about his career path. When he decided to enter the entertainment industry on a full-time basis, he decided to continue studying on a part-time basis when he was a third year student at his university. He graduated from Sungkyunkwan University with a degree in business administration.
Jong Ki made his first appearance on a television show as a contestant on KBZ’s Quiz Korea. He replaced a sunbe (senior) who had fallen ill before the start of the event. When Jong Kee finished second in the event, he attracted a lot of attention. After this, he also became a model for the cover page of University magazine.
She gained fame and popularity after working in the upcoming historical drama show Sungkyunkwan Scandal. He also became popular after his role as a cast member in the variety Korean television show Running Man (2010 to 2011). He has so far played a variety of roles in several popular Korean movies and television shows such as Descendants of the Sun in 2016, A Werewolf Boy; A 2012 film, Innocent Man, The Battleship Island in 2012; A 2017 film, Earthdal Chronicles in 2019, Space Sweeper, a 2021 film and Vincenzo in 2021.
In 2012 as well as in 2017, Jong Ki Gallup was a Korean television actor. His name was also listed in the 2013 Forbes Korea Power Celebrity List and was ranked 7th in the same. In the year 2017, she was ranked as the second most popular celebrity in the 2017 Forbes Korea Power Celebrity List. He has been recognized as a top Halley star due to his successful works with international teams.
family and personal life
Song Jong Ki spent his childhood with his parents and his two siblings, Song Seul Ki and Song Seung Ki. He was in a relationship with his girlfriend Song Hye Kyo for a long time and they decided to get married in the year 2017. They met each other when they were both part of the cast and crew of the 2016 television series Descendants of the Sun. , Song Hi Kyo was the co-star of the series.
The couple announced that they are engaged through their respective agencies on July 5, 2017. They got married on 31 October 2017.
The wedding was held as a private ceremony at Hotel Shila in Seoul. The couple wanted to stay away from unwanted media attention and coverage.
The couple is rumored to welcome their first child as they have been married for many years. The couple did not deny or confirm any speculations and rumors regarding Song Hye Kyo’s pregnancy.
Song Jong Ki’s age is currently 35 years as of 2021. In terms of height, Soong stands at 6 feet 0 inches and in terms of weight, he weighs 70 kg. His shoe size is 8 UK by UK standards. His hair color and eye color are also black.
|Name||Song Joong Ki|
|Date of birth||19 September 1985|
|birth place||Secheon-dong, Daejeon, South Korea|
|height||5 feet 6 inches|
|family||father: song yong-gaki
Mother: not known
Brothers): Song Seung-ki
Sister’s): song seoul-ki
|wife husband||Song Hi-kyo (M. 2017–2019)|
|College||Chung-Ang University, Sungkyunkwan University|
|eye color||dark brown|
|net worth||USD 5 million (approx)|
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