Jo Hyun-jae (born May 9, 1980) is a South Korean actor. Jo made his entertainment debut as a singer in the four-member boy band Guardian, which disbanded after releasing their self-titled album in 1998. In 2000, after he drew popularity when he appeared in a commercial for sports drink Pocari Sweat, Jo began acting. He is best known for his leading roles in Love Letter (2003), Only You (2005), Ballad of Seodong (2005), and 49 Days (2011).
|Education||Myongji University |
Dankook University - Theater and Film
|Spouse(s)||Park Min-jung (2018 - present)|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Hyeon-jae|
Jo Hyun jae was discharged from the Army on June 19, 2010. In 2011, he gained popularity after becoming the lead actor in the drama 49 days as Han Gang.
On March 18, 2018 Jo announced his plans of marriage to his non-celebrity girlfriend who happens to be a retired professional golfer. The couple has dated for three years and got married on March 24, 2018.
|2000||KAIST||Jang Dong-ha (episode 75)||SBS|
|Golden Pond||Art instructor||SBS|
|2001||Father and Sons||Jong-du||SBS|
|2002||Daemang (The Great Ambition)||Prince Somyeong||SBS|
|2003||Love Letter||Lee Woo-jin (Andrea/Andrew)||MBC|
|First Love||Han Young-woo||SBS|
|2004||Star's Echo||Yoo Sung-jae||MBC|
|Sunlight Pours Down||Jung Eun-sup||SBS|
|Forbidden Love||Kang Min-woo||KBS2|
|2005||Only You||Han Yi-joon||SBS|
|Ballad of Seodong||Seodong (King Mu of Baekje)||SBS|
|2008||One Mom and Three Dads||Han Soo-hyun||KBS2|
|2011||49 Days||Han Kang||SBS|
|2013||Rouge Hegemon||Xiao Wu Ke||Hunan TV||Chinese drama|
|Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek||Addie Kang||KBS2|
|The King's Daughter||Crown Prince Myeongnong||MBC|
|2014||Youth Storm||Ye Zi Xuan||Kunming5Ch.||Chinese drama|
|2017||Hospital Ship||Jang Sung-ho||MBC||Cameo appearance|
|2018||Let Me Introduce Her||Kang Ki-chan||SBS|||
Variety Show AppearancesEdit
|2011||Strong Heart||Guest (episode 67-68)||SBS||49 Days’s cast|
|2013||Happy Together Season 3||Guest (episode 287)||KBS2||Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek Special|
|2019||Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny||Guest Couple (episode 108-present)||SBS||with his wife Park Min-jung|
|2019||Radio Star||Guest (episode 642)||MBC||with Kim Seung-hyun, Kim Sung-eun[disambiguation needed], Han Sang-jin|
|2003||Untold Scandal||Kwon In-ho|
|2004||Joy of Love||Travis1984||Internet short film|
|2008||The Guard Post||1st Lt. Yoo Jeong-u|
|2014||The Actress Is Too Much||Hong Jin-woo|
|Album information||Track listing|
|다른 공간, 같은 추억 (Different Space, Same Memory)
|단 하루를 살아도 (Even If I Live Just One Day)|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2003||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||First Love||Won|
|2005||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||Only You, Ballad of Seodong||Won|
|2006||42nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actor (TV)||Ballad of Seodong||Won|
|2007||Andre Kim Best Star Awards||Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2011||19th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||Hallyu Star Award||49 Days||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Nominated|
|2013||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||The King's Daughter||Nominated|
|2018||6th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Let Me Introduce Her||Nominated|
|26th Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards||Best Actor||Won|
- "Jo Hyun Jae Profile & Portfolio". Hou Leng Jai. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
- Hong, Lucia (17 August 2010). "Jo Hyun-jae to hold fan meetings in Japan and Hong Kong". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- Hong, Lucia (30 March 2012). "Jo Hyun-jae joins Song Seung-heon and Lee Young-ae's agency". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- Kim Jin-suk (18 March 2018). 조현재, 열애 5년 끝에 골퍼와 결혼[공식]. IS Plus (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- Sung Ji-eun (18 March 2018). "Jo Hyun-jae will get married this Saturday". Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- Hong, Lucia (19 October 2011). "Jo Hyun-jae cast as male lead in upcoming Chinese TV series". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- "Actor Jo Hyun-Jae will be joining new KBS Monday-Tuesday drama". Innolife. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-15.[permanent dead link]
- "Mystery romance follows woman's search for her identity lost after plastic surgery". Kpop Herald. July 15, 2018.
- "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). 27 September 2018.
- 2018년 제 26회 "대한민국 문화연예대상" 성황리 개최. NB News (in Korean). November 29, 2018.