An official from Kim Jae Wook’s agency ESteem Models recently revealed that Kim Jae Wook would be enlisted in active military service on July 5, catching many by surprise as the announcement came with just a few days’ notice.

The official said “Kim Jae Wook will begin his active military service on July 5, he will return in two years’ time in a healthy image, and will continue to participate in good productions to show us his cool acting, we hope for his fans’ support.” He went on to inform “Kim Jae Wook wishes to have a quiet enlistment and the agency would not be disclosing the venue and time.” However I bet the late news would not stop ardent fans from finding enough information to give him a send-off!

Kim Jae Wook recently starred in the musical “Hedwig” as a transgender singer “Hedwig”. He left the team on June 19 to prepare for his impending enlistment. This was his first attempt at a musical but model-turned-actor Kim Jae Wook took to the stage with fine acting and sang with explosive power, winning acclaims that he’s in control of the stage.

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Kim Jae Wook debuted as an actor through the 2007 popular MBC drama “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” in which viewers fondly remembers him as the waffle guy. He also took leading roles in SBS drama “Bad Guy“, KBS dramas “The Kingdom of the Winds“, “Dalja’s Spring” and “Marry Me, Mary“, of course not forgetting the monster-gay baker in the movie “Antique Bakery“. 

Let’s wish Kim Jae Wook all the best and await his return in two years’ time!