|Yoo Jae-suk Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 14, 1972|
Yoo Jae-suk is a South Korean comedian, TV host, and singer who is widely regarded as one of South Korea’s top comedians and TV personalities of his era. He is among the highest-paid TV personalities in South Korea and one of the most in-demand endorsers. Among the most well-known and popular celebrities in South Korea, he has hosted numerous variety/entertainment South Korean TV shows such as Infinite Challenge, Running Man, Happy Together, and Hangout With Yoo. Besides his TV work, he has also had a decent career as a singer and is a member of SSAK3, a seasonal South Korean supergroup.
MC of the Nation, Grasshopper
Suyu-dong, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Yoo Jae-suk graduated, in 1991, from Yongmoon High School in Seoul. Later that year, he joined the acting department of the Seoul Institute of the Arts, a prominent educational institution specializing in the arts, located in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
Comedian, TV Host, Singer
- Father – His father used to work for the local government.
- Siblings – He has 2 younger sisters.
He has been represented by Antenna, Record Label & Artist Management Firm, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Observational, Sketch, Wit, Parody, Slapstick
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Yoo Jae-suk has dated –
- Na Kyung-eun (2008-Present) – Yoo Jae-suk got married to TV announcer Na Kyung-eun on July 6, 2008. They used to work together on the entertainment TV program Infinite Challenge. They have 2 children together – a son named Yoo Ji-ho (b. May 1, 2010) and a daughter named Yoo Na-eun (b. October 19, 2018).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Korean descent.
- Lanky frame
- Slightly overgrown, side-parted hair
- Clean-shaven look
- Affable smile
Yoo Jae-suk Facts
- Yoo Jae-suk has regularly been ranked as the top comedian in South Korea, topping the Gallup (an American analytics and advisory company based in Washington, D.C.) poll conducted for this category from 2005 to 2009; and then for 10 years in a row, since 2012.
- In July 2021, he donated ₩50 million to The International Development Cooperation G-Foundation to provide sanitary products and living expenses to the underprivileged people who suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- In December 2021, he was diagnosed with COVID-19 and was forced to cancel all of his schedules in accordance with quarantine agency guidelines. About a week later, it was reported that he had recovered from the infection after completing home treatment.
- In March 2022, he contributed ₩100 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to help the victims of a devastating wildfire that started in Uljin County, North Gyeongsang Province, and had spread to Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do.
- In August 2022, he donated ₩100 million to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association to help the people affected by the large-scale floods that hit the South Korean capital of Seoul and surrounding areas.
- He is the first TV host to have his wax figure which has been displayed at the Grevin Seoul Museum, a waxwork museum in Seoul that was founded in 2015.
Featured Image by Yoo Jae-suk / Instagram