Choi Tae-joon Biography

Choi Tae-joon

Quick Facts About Choi Tae-joon

Celebrated Name Choi Tae-joon
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Choi Tae-joon
Birth Name Choi Tae-joon
Birth Date 1991-07-07
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Seoul
Birth Nation South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Ethnicity Asian-South Korean
Race White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Cancer
University Chung-Ang University
Awards MBC Drama Awards and more
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Park Shin-hye
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $3 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Height 1.73 m or 173 cm
Weight 68 Kg or 169 lbs
Shoe Size 8 US
Body Type Slim
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Choi Tae-joon is an actor as well as a singer from South Korea who is famous for his lead role in the melodrama "Exit" in 2018. He made his debut in acting as a child artist at around ten years of age with the South Korean TV series "Piano". His last acting as a child artist was in the 2003 film "Project X". Then, he came to fame after he landed up playing Im Jung in the South Korean romance fantasy TV series "Padam Padam... The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats" which was then followed by "Pacemaker", "The Great Seer", "The King of Dramas". Additionally, he appeared in the music video of the song "Bye Bye Happy Days!" by the South Korean pop girl group 'Kara' which was released on 27th March 2013. In 2016 he also appeared in several TV variety programs namely Happy Together, Celebrity Bromance, Tasty Road, We Got Married, and Hello Counselor. Next, he appeared in the  South Korean TV series "Missing Nine". Recently, he was seen in the romantic comedy series "So I Married the Anti-fan" as the male lead, based on the webtoon of the same name in 2021. 

What makes Choi Tae-joon so famous? 

  • Being a South-Korean actor and singer. 
  • For his role in Padam Padam (2011), Missing 9, Adolescence Medley, Suspicious Partner, and more. 

South Korean Actor and Singer, Choi Tae-joon

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What Nationality is Choi Tae-joon? Know About His Family, Ethnicity, and Education 

Choi Tae-joon was born on 7th July 1991. He is from Seoul, South Korea. He is South-Korean by nationality and his ethnicity is Asian-Korean. About his family, Choi Tae-joon has not stated anything about it. He has a siblings; a brother whose name is Choi Hak-joon. While co-hosting the variety show "Hello Counselor", he recalled his personal struggles as a child actor in one of its episodes while sympathizing with a 12-year-old guest on the show who was pushed by her father for acting lessons. He said, "I didn’t want to act, but my mom would give me rewards and make me act. But by the time I became a middle school student, I didn't like it". In that episode, he also shared that "If someone would strike up a conversation with me by asking 'Aren't you Magic Kid [role he played on a television show]?' I would start to fight them." He would get stressed by such incidents which started affecting his social and personal life and moving on his parents respected his wishes and let him quit acting as a child artist. He celebrated his 30th birthday as of 2021. Cancer is his Zodiac sign and he follows the Christianity religion. 

About his education, Choi Tae-joon attended Chung-Ang University from where he studied Theater.

Choi Tae-joon Career Timeline 

  • Choi Tae-joon started his acting career by playing the younger version of Jo In-sung's character in the television series "Piano" (2001) as a child actor. 
  • He then rose to fame after his supporting roles as the protagonist's estranged son in fantasy drama "Padam Padam" (2011), "Adolescence Medley" (2013), "Missing 9" (2017), and "Suspicious Partner" (2017).
  • In 2016, he played the lead role in the youth film "Eclipse". 
  • He was a cast member of the virtual reality show "We Got Married" in the year 2016 in which he paired with Apink's Yoon Bo-mi.
  • Next, he became a permanent host on the Korean variety show "Hello Counselor" in September 2016. 
  • After that, he was cast in his first lead role on network television in the 2-episode drama special "Exit" in the year 2018. 
  • He was then cast in the romantic comedy series "So I Married the Anti-fan" as the male lead in 2021. 
  • Back on 1st August 2019, Choi started his military service and served as a public service worker due to health issues. He was discharged from his service on May 18, 2021.

Awards and Achievements

  • Won MBC Drama Awards in 2014 for his appearance in "Mother's Garden" 
  • Won KBS Entertainment Awards for appearing in the talk show "Hello Counselor"
  • Won 2nd Asia Artist Awards in 2017
  • Won MBC Drama Awards in 2017 for his role in "Missing 9"
  • Won 3rd Asia Artist Awards in 2018 

Choi Tae-joon Award

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Choi Tae-joon Girlfriend: Who is he dating?

Choi Tae-joon is not married yet and he is going to get married soon. He is currently in a relationship with actress and singer, Park Shin-hye since late 2017. Park Shin-hye is famous for starring in the television dramas Stairway to Heaven (2003) and Tree of Heaven (2006). On 23rd November 2021, it was announced that Park is pregnant and both of them are preparing for marriage. The duo will be holding a private wedding ceremony on 22nd January 2022 in Seoul. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon

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Everything That You Need To Know About Park Shin-hye

Choi Tae Joon and Park Shin Hye are getting married

Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon are tying the knot and expecting a baby! The two actors started dating in late 2017 and went public with their relationship in March 2018. On November 23, their agencies SALT Entertainment and Santa Claus Entertainment announced that Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon's wedding will be held privately on January 22, 2022, in Seoul. SALT Entertainment also revealed that Park Shin Hye is pregnant. The two actors each wrote letters on their fan cafés to share the news. Here is Park Shin Hye's letter: Hello. It's Park Shin Hye. It's getting colder these days. I'm curious if everyone's doing healthy and well. A few days ago, I was cleaning my house and found my contract with my first agency 20 years ago. I was in the 6th grade of elementary school and became an actress in my second year of middle school. In the blink of an eye, 18 years have passed. I felt that time really flies. Many people were with me during my childhood, and it's thanks to all of your love and support that I was able to grow into an actress who can show her various sides in several productions. Many times I was happy in front of the camera, but whenever I had a hard time, it was my fans who gave me great strength and courage. Each of your words of encouragement made me get back up and stand in front of the camera. So I'm very nervous to be sharing this news today, and on one hand, I'm worried that you might be very surprised by this sudden news. But I still wanted to tell all of you first. I am getting married to the person I have been in a relationship with for a long time. He has been a source of support for a long time and embraced all of the shortcomings of the person Park Shin Hye, and I would like to begin a life as a married couple with him. And though I am cautious to say this as it is very early on, I was blessed with a baby. I wanted to tell you before anyone else. I will show you a positive side after I start a family as well. Thank you for supporting my lacking self with your love. It will take some time, but I will work hard to return as a great actress soon so that you don't have to wait too long. Please stay healthy until then, and I will close my letter here. Choi Tae Joon wrote the following letter: Hello. This is Choi Tae Joon. Thanks to all of you who have been supporting me for a long time, I'm living every day with gratitude. With a trembling heart, I am writing this post to share some news that I would like you to know first before anyone else. I've exchanged various emotions with and maintained a meaningful relationship with someone for a long time. She is like a savior to me who taught me without words to smile brightly when I'm happy and to cry out loud when I'm sad. Now, we would like to make our marriage vows and let this love that I'm grateful for bear fruit. And though I feel cautious saying this, we were blessed with a baby while preparing for the new chapter in our lives. You may have been surprised by the sudden news, but I wanted to let you know before anyone else, so I am conveying my heartfelt feelings through my incomplete writing. Now, I will show you my responsibility as a member of a family, and as actor Choi Tae Joon, I will greet you with acting that meets your expectations. Thank you for reading this long post. The weather has gotten chilly. Be healthy, everyone! 

Choi Tae-joon and actress, Park Shin-hye are getting married

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What is the Net Worth of Choi Tae-joon in 2021? 

Choi Tae-joon is a talented actor and singer whose net worth is estimated to be $3 Million as of 2021. He has not disclosed anything about his annual salary, income details, and wealth properties but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that he is making a cool amount of money from his work. His main source of wealth is from acting career. At present, he is living a modest lifestyle. Additionally, he has signed with a South Korean talent management agency and TV production company, "Huayi Brothers" in July 2017.

How tall is Choi Tae-joon?

Choi Tae-joon is a cool and very handsome actor with a slim body build. He stands tall at the perfect height of 1.73 m or 173 cm. His well-maintained body weight consists of 68 Kg or 169 lbs. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. He wears shoe size is 8 US. Choi's other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, biceps size have not been revealed yet. Overall, he has good health with a glowing face and a charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. 

Did You Know?

  • Cancer is his Zodiac sign.
  • He attended the Chung-Ang University from where he studied Theater.
  • He started his acting career by playing the younger version of Jo In-sung's character in the television series "Piano" (2001) as a child actor.
  • He came to fame after he landed up playing Im Jung in the South Korean romance fantasy TV series "Padam Padam... The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats".
  • He became a permanent host on the Korean variety show "Hello Counselor" in September 2016.