Jin Goo Biography

Jin Goo is a South Korean actor. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: July 20, 1980

Nationality: South Korean

Famous: Actors South Korean Men

Age: 39 Years, 39 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Born in: Seoul, South Korea

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'10" (178 cm), 5'10" Males

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Spouse/Ex-: Kim Ji-hye

father: Jin Yeong-ho

mother: Park Dong-geum

children: Jin Won

City: Seoul, South Korea

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education: Sahmyook University

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Jin Goo is a South Korean actor famous for portraying the character of Seo Dae-young in the TV series ‘Descendants of the Sun’. He is also recognized for appearing in the flick ‘Mother’. Besides these, Jin has acted in many other television drams and movies as well. He has appeared in the series ‘All In’, ‘Nonstop 5’, ‘Spotlight’, ‘Swallow the Sun’, ‘Entourage’, ‘Night Light’ and ‘Untouchable’. His other big screen projects include ‘A Dirty Carnival’, ‘Love Me Not’, ‘The ESP Couple’, ‘The Showdown’, ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’, ‘The Target’, ‘Northern Limit Line’ and ‘One Line’. Jin has also done music videos for artists Ivy, Yoon Seo-jin and Lee Jung-hyun. He has even acted in the musical ‘Guys and Dolls’. Talking about the South Korean actor’s awards and honours, he won the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ award at the 5th University Film Festival of Korea, Grand Bell Awards event and 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards function for his performance in ‘Mother.’ Jin also received ‘Best New Actor’ award at the 31st Golden Cinematography Awards function for ‘Epitaph.’ He also won ‘Best Supporting Actor’ award at 5th APAN Star Awards for ‘Descendants of the Sun.’

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  • Jin Goo made his TV debut in the year 2003 through the gambling drama series ‘All In’. He then appeared in the series ‘Nonstop 5’. In 2006, he was cast in the movies ‘A Dirty Carnival’, ‘Ice Bar’ and ‘Love Me Not’. Soon after this, Jin was offered the film ‘Epitaph’. He then appeared in the series ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Tokyo Sun Shower’ in 2008. Before that, he also got featured in a music video for Ivy. After this, the South Korean actor’s breakthrough role came when he was cast as Jin-tae for the movie ‘Mother’ in 2009.
  • The same year, he acted in the series ‘Swallow the Sun’ and also appeared in music videos for Monday Kiz and Yoon Seo-jin. In the year 2011, Jin was cast in the movies ‘The Showdown’ and ‘Always’ as well as for the musical ‘Guys and Dolls’. He then did the flick ‘26 Years’ in 2012. Two years later, he acted in the films ‘The Target’, ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’ and ‘Late Spring’.
  • After this, the South Korean star guest-starred in the drama ‘Falling for Innocence’. In 2016, he portrayed the role of Seo Dae-young in the drama ‘Descendants of the Sun’. The same year, he appeared in the series ‘Entourage’ and ‘Night Light’. A year later, Jin got featured in the movie ‘One Line’ as well as in the drama ‘Untouchable’.
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Personal Life
  • Jin Goo was born on July 20, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. He studied advertising from the Sahmyook University. Talking about the actor’s love life, he got married to his non-celebrity girlfriend Kim Ji-hye in September 2014. The couple welcomed their first son in June 2015. They again became parents in November 2016.

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