Here Are 10 Most Random Things You Didn’t Know About These Korean Actors
Too bad K-Celebrity Jeopardy doesn’t exist — because we’d have you totally covered. Here are the 10 most random and unbelievable things you didn’t know about some of your favorite Korean actors. That is, until now. These bits and pieces of information are, well… useless, for the lack of a better word. But hey, that makes them infinitely more interesting. Right? Like, where else would you find out about these… stuffs?
1. Song Joong Ki
Actor Song Joong Ki once “stole a chocolate pie” at the camp. An anonymous troop mate shared the story on Twitter, claiming that Song Joong Ki got in trouble for sneaking a beloved Korean snack “Moncher” to munch.
2. Kim Soo Hyun
Actor Kim Soo Hyun has suffered a heart condition since he was in middle school. In 2010, he received surgery for supra-ventricular tachycardia. Shortly after recovering from this surgery, he attended a photoshoot where he briefly mentioned that “it was minimally invasive” and that he “is recovering well from it.”
3. Seo Kang Joon
Actor Seo Kang Joon’s legal name is Lee Seung Hwan. The stage name “Seo Kang Joon” came from Fantagio Entertainment‘s vice president — and the superstitious idea that “a rookie who uses a manager’s legal name as a stage name” will become successful. The stage name “Seo Kang Joon” belongs to the manager of actor Ha Jung Woo who at the time was an agency-mate.
4. Lee Jong Suk
Actor Lee Jong Suk and After School‘s Nana once posed in a photoshoot together — as the two of them are thought to be 100% doppelgängers. They share the same birthday of September 14. They share the same blood type of A. They also share the same beauty mark on their faces, though Lee Jong Suk’s is next to his right eye while Nana’s is next to her left eye.
5. Park Seo Joon
Actor Park Seo Joon, as a young boy, wanted to become a baseball player. When his younger brothers grew more fit and picked up the sport as well, however, his father opposed of Park Seo Joon pursuing the career. After he debuted as an actor, Park Seo Joon snatched a spot on the celebrity baseball team “Playboys”.
6. Yoo Seung Ho
Actor Yoo Seung Ho grew extremely close to his co-starring grandmother Kim Eul Boon when he filmed The Way Home as a little boy in 2002. Since then, Yoo Seung Ho is said to go visit the grandmother periodically and treat her to KBBQ!
7. Park Bo Gum
Actor Park Bo Gum once revealed that his last relationship ended in high school. According to the actor himself, he has not been romantically involved with anyone since his debut in 2011. Even though his agency, Blossom Entertainment, actually recommends that he “goes on dates” so that it “fuels his acting“, Park Bo Gum commented that he “doesn’t want to start what can’t be handled because of the lack of time.”
8. Kim Woo Bin
Actor Kim Woo Bin has a sister who is three years younger than he is. He once revealed — To make her high school graduation day unforgettable, Kim Woo Bin and his model friends showed up, flawlessly dressed to impress. This “catwalk” turned Kim Woo Bin’s younger sister’s all-girls high school upside down.
9. Im Si Wan
Actor Im Si Wan has always been the studious type in school. Since third grade to his high school senior year, Im Si Wan served as the class president. In middle school, he served as the student body president. In high school, he served as the student body vice president.
10. Lee Min Ho
Actor Lee Min Ho is, according to Super Junior‘s Heechul, an avid League of Legends player. In fact, he is known to be one of the better gamers in the Korean entertainment industry. Lee Min Ho’s favorite LoL characters are, reportedly, Ziggs and Kayle.