So Ji Sub Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Oct, 2020
Facts of So Ji Sub
Date of Birth: 1977 , November-4
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name So Ji Sub
Birth Name So Ji Sub
Nationality South Korean
Birth Place/City Seoul, South Korea
Profession Actor
Working For 51K
Net Worth $16 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Cho Eun-Jung
Awards Baek Sang Art Award, Blue Dragon Award, Buil Film Award, Korean Association of Film Critics Award, SBS Drama Award
Movies Rough Cut, Sophie's Revenge, Always, A Company Man, The Throne, The Battleship Island, Be with You
TV Show Three Guys and Three Girls, Model, Delicious Proposal, We Are Dating Now, Glass Slippers, Thousand Years of Love, I'm Sorry, I Love You, Phantom, Oh My Venus, My Secret Terrius
Sisters 1
Books So Ji-sub's Journey, Only You with So Ji-sub
Albums Corona Borealis, 6PM...Ground, 18 Years
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So Ji Sub is a South Korean actor, model, singer-songwriter, and rapper. During his 25-year career, he has appeared in many South Korean films and TV shows including his starring roles on TV shows like What Happened in Bali, I'm Sorry, I Love You, Cain and Abel, Phantom, Master's Sun, and Oh My Venus. As a musician, he has released three EPs and numerous singles. 

How Old is So Ji Sub? What is his Height?

So Ji Sub was born on November 4, 1977, in the Yongsan District of Seoul, South Korea. As of October 2020, he is 42 years old and stands at 5 feet 11¾ inches (1.82 meters). 

Ji Sub grew up in the Incheon municipality of South Korea and trained to become a professional swimmer during his youth.

He was also conscripted into mandatory military service on February 28, 2006, and completed his tenure as a public officer stationed at the Mapo District Office on April 27, 2007.   


So Ji Sub got into the industry in 1995 as a men's jeans model for the brand, STORM. He soon made his on-screen debut in the South Korean sitcom Three Guys and Three Girls and the drama series Model.    

His first prominent television role was Attorney Choi Jang Goon in the legal drama Law Firm, followed by his role as Jang Hee-moon in the romantic-comedy drama series Delicious Proposal.  

So Ji Sub in Sorry, I Love You SOURCE: Dramabeans

Ji Sub gained national and international recognition for his roles in acclaimed South Korean TV shows like What Happened in Bali; Sorry, I Love You Ghost; Master's Sun; Oh My Venus; and My Secret Terrius.  

Ji Sub made his feature film debut in the 2002 South Korean comedy, Steal It If You Can. He went on to have notable movie appearances in Rough Cut, Sophie's Revenge, Always, A Company Man, The Throne, The Battleship Island, and Be with You

In addition to his acting career. Ji Sub is also a rapper and as such, has released three EPs, namely 2012's Corona Borealis, 2013's 6 PM...Ground, and 2014's 18 Years. He has also released singles like "Foolish Love" and "The Sound Of Memory" -- which were featured on the shows Cain and Abel and Road No. 1, respectively.  

Married to Former Reporter Jo Eun Jung

In a move that was out of character for the usually-tight-lipped actor-rapper, So Ji Sub revealed in May 2019 that he was dating the 26-year-old former reporter and TV host, Jo Eun Jung. They had met back in March 2018 when Jung interviewed Ji Sub during the promotion of his movie, Be With You. 

So Ji Sub and his wife, Cho Eun Jung SOURCE: Today Online

In April 2020, Ji Sub revealed via his reps at his record label, 51k, that he had filed for marriage with Jung. On April 7, their marriage registration was completed.  

Has a Net Worth of $16 Million

According to, So Ji Sub is reported to have a net worth of $16 million. The 42-year-old actor-rapper attributes his wealth to his two-fold career; as a film and television actor and a singer-songwriter and rapper. His income sources as an actor include TV and movie contracts, promotion, sponsorships, and media appearances; while his income sources as a musician include record sales, touring, merchandise sales, and record label contracts.