Kim Jae Wook has been making a lot of fans swoon with his charm in tvN’s romantic comedy “Her Private Life,” he’s been the talk of town and attracted attention for his acting skills and charisma.
But who is Kim Jae Wook? today you’ll know everything you need to know as a new or existing Kim Jae Wook fan.
“Her Private Life” is his first romantic-comedy leading role
Kim Jae Wook is no stranger to romance dramas, he’s been in many throughout his career but this is his first time leading one himself.
He likes taking on a variety of challenging roles which is why many fans saw him in unique characters for the past couple of years, in the press conference of “Her Private Life” he explains his choice, he says:
“My previous dramas showed intimidating sides of me, and I was upset that some people were too scared to watch the dramas. I also heard that many people are hoping to see a brighter side of me, and right when I wanted to do that, I got the offer [for ‘Her Private Life.’]”
He Was Rumored To Be Dating Actress Lee El
Despite keeping a low profile Kim Jae Wook couldn’t avoid the tabloids and their gossip about his potential girlfriend.
In 2018, rumors had it that he was dating actress Lee El because of a photo she posted to her Instagram.
In the photo, he was sleeping. The actress deleted the photo shortly after posting it but people began to speculate the nature of their relationship. The two are close friends and have worked together on the musical “Amadeus.”
However, her agency denied the rumors soon after they spread explaining the two are merely good friends and the photo in question was taken at the waiting room of the ‘Amadeus’ theatre.
“Life Bar” marks Kim Jae Wook first variety appearance in 10 years
Kim Jae Wook keeps a low profile and rarely comes out on variety shows unlike many other actors his age.
In 2019, he appeared as a guest on tvN’s “Life Bar,” a variety show where guests sit down over drinks and chat. He was a guest alongside Jo Jung Suk, they shared many interesting stories on the show.
Because of his charisma, many fans have been asking the actor to appear more on variety shows.
Kim Jae Wook worked at a transgender bar to prepare for a role
Kim Jae Wook is known for his dedication to his craft, he embodies the characters he selects and it’s always a delight to watch him perform. He is more than ready to experiment or go the extra mile for his roles.
He revealed that he actually worked at a transgender bar for a while to prepare for his role in the musical “Hedwig.” He says that he felt the need to learn a lot so he asked the bar boss for his permission, he worked there without getting paid, he also says it really helped him out,
“It helped me a lot and nobody noticed me.”
Kim Jae Wook is part of Gong Yoo’s agency
Kim Jae Wook is backed by an amazing agency called SOOP Management, does this ring a bell? It might because that’s the agency that houses many talented actors such as Gong Yoo, Suzy, and Gong Hyo Jin.
He joined the agency in 2017.
Kim Jae Wook does musicals
Kim Jae Wook is one dedicated actor but its shocking to learn that the model turned actor actually does musicals, an area that’s out of his comfort zone.
In 2011 he was cast in the musical “Hedwig” and played the role of Hedwig, it was the same role that he worked at a transgender bar to perfect.
In 2018 he joined actor Jo Jung Suk in Amadeus and played the role of Mozart, he even learned how to play the piano himself in order to make his character feel more alive.
Kim Jae Wook loves both cats and dogs
Kim Jae Wook is not only hot and utterly perfect in whatever he does but he also happens to love both cats and dogs, as if we needed more reasons to love him.
He often posts pictures of his cat and dog to his Instagram. Check out this clip below where he talks about raising a cat and a dog together:
Kim Jae Wook is a smoker
Although he is very private about his life, there was a moment Kim Jae Wook shared a photo of him smoking that he posted to his Instagram account.
Are you a new fan or an old fan of Kim Jae Wook? Did any of these facts shock you?