Jin Goo Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jin Goo Quick Info
Height5 ft 9¾ in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthJuly 20, 1980
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseKim Ji-hye

Jin Goo is a renowned South Korean actor. He is popularly known for his role of Seo Dae-young in the TV series Descendants of the Sun (2016-2017). He won the Grand Bell Award and Blue Dragon Film Award for his role in the thriller film Mother. His other notable performances include All In, Spotlight, Swallow the Sun, Entourage, Untouchable, A Bittersweet Life, A Dirty Carnival, The Showdown, The Target, Northern Limit Line, and Heung-boo: The Revolutionist. Jin Goo has more than 3 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Jin Goo

Nick Name

Jin

Jin Goo in an Instagram selfie as seen in February 2019
Jin Goo in an Instagram selfie as seen in February 2019 (Jin Goo / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Residence

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Jin Goo studied advertising at the Sahmyook University in Seoul, South Korea.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Jin Yeong-ho
  • Mother – Park Dong-geum
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Jin Goo is managed by BH Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Seoul, South Korea.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jin Goo has dated –

  1. Kim Ji-hye – Jin had been in a relationship with Kim Ji-hye for a while. The couple tied the knot on September 21, 2014. They are blessed with 2 children, son Jin Won (b. June 2015) and a daughter (b. November 2016).
Jin Goo as seen in December 2016
Jin Goo as seen in December 2016 (Jin Goo / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often wears cropped hairstyle
  • Sharp jawlines

Brand Endorsements

Jin Goo has done endorsement work for brands like –

  • Good Day
  • Spaso
  • SK Telecom
  • Free Time
  • Hyundai Card M
  • Hammer
Jin Goo in a selfie in April 2018
Jin Goo in a selfie in April 2018 (Jin Goo / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • His performances in films like Mother (2009) as Jin-tae, A Bittersweet Life (2005) as Min-gi, A Dirty Carnival (2006) as Jong-soo, and 26 Years (2012) as Kwak Jin-bae
  • His notable acting in the TV series, Descendants of the Sun (2016-2017) as Seo Dae-young

First Film

In 2003, he made his feature film debut in Romantic Assassins as Assassin.

First TV Show

In 2003, he made his first TV show appearance as young Kim In-ha on the drama series, All In.

Jin Goo in a selfie as seen in March 2017
Jin Goo in a selfie as seen in March 2017 (Jin Goo / Instagram)

Jin Goo Facts

  1. Before taking acting lessons, he served in the military.
  2. He relaxes by playing basketball and watching basketball matches either the NBA or KBL (Korean Basketball League).
  3. His hobbies include spending time with close friends, playing board games, video games, building plastic models, reading, and watching cartoons.
  4. He is attracted to roles like Kwak Jin-bae in 26 Years (2012) and Han Sang-gook in Northern Limit Line (2015), as he can relate to the characters.
  5. According to him, the worst mistake an actor can make is losing one’s personality.
  6. He likes having a beer after filming.
  7. He has been featured in magazines like Prestige, Grazia, Bnt International, InStyle, and Cosmopolitan, among others.
  8. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram.

Featured Image by Jin Goo / Instagram

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