South Korean actor Lee Sun-Kyun is best known for the role of Park Dong-ik in the 2019 black comedy thriller film Parasite. He is into a brilliant long term acting career for almost 19 years since 2001.
Lee Sun-Kyun Bio & Family
The actor was born on 2 March 1975 in Seoul, South Korea. He has kept all the information of his family members under wrap. Lee went to the Korea National University of Arts in 1994 to complete his graduation in the first-ever batch of its School of Drama.
He stands at the height of 5 feet and 11¼ inches (1.81 m) tall and weighs around 70 kg.
Career & Net Worth
The 44-year-old has a net worth of $5 million from professional acting since 2001. He got immense fame and fortune from the 2019 film Parasite. The dark comedy thriller took the box office by storm and did a business of $133.5 million from $11 million budget. Some of his other commercial movies are Take Point (2018), A Hard Day (2014), Paju (2009), and R-Point (2004).
Besides movies, his theatre works include Love, Love, Love (2013), Grease (2003), and The Rocky Horror Show (2001).
Besides movies, his theatre works include Love, Love, Love (2013), Grease (2003) and The Rocky Horror Show (2001).
Lee Married His Longtime Girlfriend!
Talking about his personal life, he relishes great matrimony of almost a decade old. His wife’s name is Jeon Hye-jin, age 43, who was his girlfriend for seven years until they walked the wedding aisle on 23 May 2009. Together the pair shares two sons, Lee Rock, born on 25 November 2009, and Lee Roon on 9 August 2011.
Lee Sun-Kyun and wife Jeon Hye-jin wedding image on 23 May 2009 (Picture: KP Culture)
His wife is also an actor by profession since 1998. Some of her acting credits are Ashfall (2019), A Taxi-Driver (2017), and All for Love (2005). Likewise, her TV series credits are Search: WWW (2019), Misty (2018), and Ruler of Your Own World (2002). Lee has acted with his wife after his theater return in Mike Bartlett’s stage play Love, Love, Love in 2013.
Some Interesting Facts About Lee Sun-Kyun
- Lee made his acting debut as Brad Majors in the stage musical The Rocky Horror Show in 2001.
- He has sung a duet song, Kangaroo, with artist Choi Kang-hee.
- The actor was nominated at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2019 for his TV series My Mister.
- Lee does not have any social media handles like Twitter and Instagram.