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  • Birthday
    August 14, 1972
  • Birthplace
    Seoul, South Korea
  • Age
    50 Years

Yoo Jae Suk is a famous South Korean comedian, entertainer, host, and actor. Yoo Jae Suk gained fame for his regular TV appearances as well as his philanthropic activities.

Early Life

Yoo Jae Suk was born on 14th August 1972 and his current age is 49 years. Yoo hails from Seoul, South Korea, and his zodiac sign is Leo. There is no information regarding his parents. On the other hand, Yoo has two younger sisters. Talking about his education, he went to Yongmoon High School and graduated in 1991. The same year, this personality enrolled in the Seoul Institute of the Arts in the acting department. Moreover, his name is written in Korean as 유재석 and in Hanja as 劉在錫.

Yoo Jae SukYoo Jae Suk in his childhood photographs. Source: KpopStarz

Career

Yoo Jae Suk is a famous actor, entertainer, host, comedian, and TV personality. Jae Suk is well-known for being the host of various popular TV programs including Infinite Challenge, Happy Together, Running Man, and Hangout With Yoo among many others.

This personality is also recognized for his quick wit and appeal across a wide range of demographics. As such, comedian Yoo has established himself as one of South Korea’s top comedians and TV personalities. He also made name for himself as one of the most well-known and popular celebrities in South Korea.

Further, Yoo is a member of SSAK3. This personality is also dubbed “the nation’s MC”. He received this nickname for his broad appeal and popularity with a wide demographic of viewers. Yoo is also consistently ranked as the top comedian in South Korea who topped the Gallup poll from 2005 to 2009. Additionally, he topped the same chart for ten consecutive years since 2012.

Similarly, Yoo is one of the highest-paid TV personalities in South Korea. Jae Suk is also one of the most in-demand endorsers in the country. Both his fellow entertainers as well as the general public of South Korea consistently pick this personality as a role model and is also well-known for his exemplary image.

Yoo Jae Suk Yoo Jae Suk won the grand prize at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards in the TV category in 2021. Source: The Korea Herald

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Additionally, Jae Suk also makes regular donations to several causes and participates in philanthropic acts. Comedian Yoo is the 1st TV host to have his own wax figure which is now displayed at the Grevin Seoul Museum.

Moreover, this personality has been one of the main casts of the variety show Running Man alongside other popular personalities like Haha, Yang Se Chan, Jee Seok Jin, Song Ji Hyo, Kim Jong-kook, Jeon So Min, and past members Lizzy, Lee Kwang Soo, Gary, and Song Joong Ki. Also, he is one of the main casts of the TV series Sixth Sense alongside Oh Na Ra, Mijoo, Jessi, Jeon So Min, and Lee Sang Yeob.

Likewise, he has remained one of the main casts of the variety show Busted! from Season 1 through Season 3 dating 2018, 2019, and 2021. Other main casts of this show are Park Min Young, Oh Sehun, Kim Se Jeong, Lee Seung Gi, and Lee Kwang Soo among others.

Furthermore, he is a part of the seasonal South Korean supergroup SSAK3 alongside popular South Korean singers Lee Hyori and Rain. This trio was formed on the variety show Hangout with Yoo. The group members – Yoo, Lee, and Rain – use the stage names U-Doragon, Linda G, and B.Ryong. This dynamic trio made its debut with the single Beach Again on 25 July 2020.

Yoo Jae Suk posing for a photo with Rain and Lee Hyori. Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Yoo Jae Suk is a happily married guy and his wife is Na Kyung Eun. His wife is also a TV personality. As such, his wife works as an MBC announcer and worked together with him on the show Infinite Challenge. Yoo and Na tied the knot on 6 July 2008. Together, this lovely couple has two children namely Yoo Ji Ho and Yoo Na Eun. Their 1st child was a son born on 1 May 2010 whereas their 2nd child was a daughter born on 19 October 2018.

Yoo Jae Suk and his wife in their wedding photo. Source: AllKpop

Body Measurements

Yoo Jae Suk stands tall at an approximate height of 1.68 meters or 5 feet 6 inches. Likewise, Yoo has a body weight of around 63 kgs or 138 pounds. Similarly, comedian Yoo has black eyes and silky hair of the same color.

Social Media and Net Worth

It looks like Yoo Jae Suk doesn’t have official profiles on any social media platforms like Tiktok, Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc. However, we can still find updates on this popular South Korean personality through fan pages on various platforms. Moving on, comedian Yoo has a net worth of around $11 million US dollars.

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