Lee Sun-kyun Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Feb, 2020
Facts of Lee Sun-kyun
Date of Birth: 1975 , March-2
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Lee Sun-kyun
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Seoul
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actor
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $5 million
Married Yes
Married to Jeon Hye-jin
Children Two
Education Korea National University of Arts
Awards 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards
Movies Parasite, Show Show Show, Scent of Love, Our Sunhi
TV Show Miss Korea, My Wife's Having an Affair This Week, My Mister, The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince
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Lee Sun-kyun is a 26th Screen Actors Guild award-winning actor who is famously known for starring as Park Dong-ik in the black comedy film Parasite. He is also popular for his role of detective Ko Gun-soo in the action-crime A Hard Day. His other notable projects include Paju, My Mister, and The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince.

Played Park Dong-ik in 'Parasite'

Lee Sun-kyun started his acting career with a small role of Sang-cheol in the comedy-drama Show Show Show in 2003. The same year, he appeared in the romantic drama film Scent of Love.

In 2007, Sun-kyun went on to star as Choi Han-sung in the comedy-drama The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince. He shared the screen with the actors like Gong Yoo, Eun-hye Yun, and Jeong-an Chae.

Actor Lee Sun-kyun in the black comedy film Parasite SOURCE: Deadline

Lee played Kim Joong-sik in the drama film Paju in 2009. The next year, he was cast as Choi Hyun-wook in the TV show Pasta featuring Lee Hanee and Min Choi.

Afterward, Sun-kyun got featured in several projects such as Deurama seupesyeol, Petty Romance, and Golden Time. From 2013-2014, he was seen in the television series Miss Korea.

Similarly, Lee portrayed the role of detective Ko Gun-soo in the action-crime A Hard Day in 2014. He also played the iconic role of Park Dong-ik in the black comedy film Parasite. The film starred actors like Cho Yeo-jeong, Park So-dam, Kang-ho Song, and Teo-jeong Jo.

Lee Sun-kyun Has a Whopping Net Worth of $5 Million

Lee Sun-kyun's net worth has not been revealed officially. However, as per some online sources, Sun-kyun has a decent net worth of $5 million. He accumulated his fortune from his profession as an actor.

The 5 feet 11 inch-tall actor's work in the 2019's Bong Joon Ho-directed Parasite is one of his notable works so far. The movie amassed $163,119,346 million at the box office against the budget of $11 million.

Fathers Two Children with Jeon Hye-jin

Lee Sun-kyun is happily married to Jeon Hye-jin since May 23, 2009. His wife is also an actress, well known for her roles in The Merciless, The Throne, and The Terror Live.

Lee Sun-kyun with his wife, Jeon Hye-jin SOURCE: POPBELA

The couple welcomed their first child, a son Lee Rook on November 25, 2009. Later, Hye-jin and Sun-kyun gave birth to their second child, a son Lee Roon on August 9, 2011.

Early Life and Education of Lee Sun-kyun

Lee Sun-kyun was born on March 2, 1975, in Seoul, South Korea. He belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds South Korean nationality. Sun-kyun enrolled at Korea National University of Arts in 1994 and obtained a degree in drama.