Many of you might know Lee Kwang Soo as an actor, but rarely know him as a model and entertained. This man is shy, quite gentle, unlike his role in several Korean dramas in real life. The most distinctive feature of this cute model is his monolid eyes and a bright smile.
In this article, we will be discussing everything you need to know about Lee. From his age, height, body to how he ended up in the entertainment, we will reveal them all. Before going through tough things, first, let’s look at some quick facts to get some idea about him.
Quick Facts: Lee Kwang Soo
|Full Name:||Lee Kwang Soo|
|NickName:||The Icon of Betrayal, The Giraffe, Kwangvatar, Prince of Asia|
|Birth Date:||July 14, 1985|
|Birth Place:||Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
|Resident:||Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
|Father’s Name:||Lee Jong-ho|
|Height:||6 ft 2.5 in or 189 cm|
|Weight:||78 kg or 172 lbs|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Education:||Lee Kwang-soo studied at the Imperial House Junior High School and Topping High School. Later, he attended the Dong-A University of Arts and Broadcasting in Busan, South Korea and graduated with a degree in Journalism.|
|Profession:||Actor, Entertainer, Comedian, Model|
|Net Worth:||$2.5 million|
|Social Media Presence:||Instagram, Twitter|
Who Is Lee Kwang Soo?
This unapologetically handsome was born and grew up in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Despite the fact that most of the information is known about Lee, he has yet to share her family with the fans. Therefore there are no valid data about her beloved parents.
Talking about education, he has been Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts. Along with that, his siblings are also not disclosed at the moment. Moreover, Kwang Soo is South Korean by nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity.
Lee Kwang Soo and His First Love
Well, this might be an interesting part for the die-hard fans of Lee Kwang Soo. Yes, this man fell in love even when he was a child. He received a surprise on Running Man, which was aired in 2019. During that, Lee met his first love way back when he was still studying in elementary school. Again the good friends reunited as an adult.
The actor also revealed that he liked her very much when he was a kid, and his feelings were immeasurable. To impress the girl, he even used to appear and manly in front of her. Lee even remembers when he was playing soccer matches despite the fact that his legs were bleeding after he got bit by some dog.
That time the fellow members of Running Man teased him by saying that he was a cheesy guy even when he was in elementary school. Before this handsome was face to face with his first love, Soo had a short telephone conversation. Viewers also got to know that his nickname was King Kong.
When asked about what kind of friend Kwang was, she simply replied, “Ugly,” and everybody laughed. Although they were meeting after a long time, there is some tension in the air when Lee met her in person. After facing one another, they both were shy and flushed.
Lee welcomed her with open arms by rubbing her head, which the first love of his dodged him impressively. Later she revealed that she does not like skinship. After some time, they started chatting about their school memories from the past. Surprisingly the last time they encountered each other was when they were in second grade.
Finally, the lucky girl is Song Hye Jin, and they were reunited after 25 years. However, this girl is taken by another lucky man.
Rumors and Controversy
As Lee appears to be a little bit flirty towards female stars, there are many rumors about his dating the hottest actress and industry model. One fan distinguished some chemistry between the actor and Girl Generation Yuri.
Later he was speculated to be dating Chinese actress Lynn Hung in the year 2015, May. She is famous for her IP Man 3, which aired all love the world in 2015. The duo was also thought to be seeing each other in the Chinese dating show If You Love Season 2.
Furthermore, Lee met beautiful model turned actress Lee Sung Kyung in the set of It’s Okay, That’s Love. They had a very strong connection with each other, and fans counted them to be dating in real life. Once, he was also teased by Runnin Man members about the kiss scene with Nam Joo Hyuk‘s ex-girlfriend.
Who Is Lee Kwang Soo Girlfriend?
Well, it might not come as a surprise that Lee was seeing model Lee Sun Bin who is also an actress. They both once appeared in the Running Man in September 2016 doing a couple of missions. The Internet was flooded with speculation about their relationship after seeing some chemistry on the set.
Eventually, their agency reported that “The news about their dating rumor is true. Lee Kwang-soo and model Lee Sun-bin have been dating for five months. Both of them knew each other after filming ‘Running Man’ and ended up being a couple in real life.”
In addition to this, Lee Sun Bin was the first one who expressed her love interest in Lee Kwang Soo and also said that they would make a perfect couple. The next thing you know is that the actor confesses his love saying, “I’ve decided to date Lee Sun-bin. We will announce our marriage next week.”
After this flirty behavior of Lee Kwang Soo, they were together in their real-life too. Surprisingly everything is going fine between these two. This lovey-dovey couple was a friend at first and has been dating for some time now. We fans are just hoping to hear the good news, aren’t we?
How Old Is Lee Kwang Soo?- Age, Height, and Others
This Korean model was born on July 14, 1985. In 2020 he was 35 years old and falls under the sun sign of Cancer. He is also known for his name as Giraffe, as he stands tall at the height of 6 feet 4 inches or 193 cm.
There is no denying that this handsome is famous around a female. However, more information about his weight, body, shoe size, and dress size is still a mystery. But we do know that he is blessed to have short black hair along with a pair of shining black eyes.
This versatile man intimated his career as a model since 2007. After a year in 2008, he made his acting debut in the 2008 sitcom Here He Comes and High Kick Through the Roof. His popularity knew no limit when he was cast for SBS Good Sunday variety show Running man.
During which Lee also garnered the name Prince of Asia due to his growing fans all over the world. Soon he appeared on the likes of Dong Yi (2010), City Hunter (2011), Bachelor’s Vegetable Store (2011-2012), The Innocent Man (2012), Dating Agency Cyrano (2013), Goddess of Fire (2013) to name few.
In addition to this, Lee was praised for his work on Secret Love (2014), Puck! (2016), The Girl Who Sees Smells (2015), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Dear My Friends (2016), Entourage (2016), The Sound of Your Heart (2016-2017), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016-2017), The Best Hit (2017) and Live (2018).
Apart from Running Man, Kwang Soo has also featured on Perhaps Love Season 2 and Busted! Season 1.
Awards and Recognition
If you do a great job, then you will surely be appreciated and shower with love and praise from the fans. In 2008, Lee was able to win the 2nd Men 20′s Choice Awards for Hot CF Star. Soon after that, he also received a CF Model Award in the 4th Asia Model Festival Awards.
In his lifetime, Lee has won the 5th SBS Entertainment Awards, 7th Korea Drama Awards, 3rd APAN Star Awards, 8th SBS Entertainment Awards, 2014 SBS Drama Awards, Hong Kong’s YouTube Ads Leaderboard, Fashionista Awards, Sina Weibo Night Awards.
In addition to this, he has also got the 13th SBS Entertainment Awards, 4th Asia Artist Awards, 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards, 12th SBS Entertainment Awards, to name a few.
What Is The Net Worth of Lee Kwang Soo?
There is no boundary to Lee’s talent and the determination to do more in life. That might be why he has established himself int the industry as a model, an actor, and an entertainer. Not to mention, he comes from a wealthy family.
At the start of his career, he used to charge $666 (800,000 won), and after half a decade, it has been increased to $166,400 (200 million won) per ad. He is also an artist who is sought out more in the Chinese shows, and he charges up to $41,600 to $83,200 (500 million won to 100million won).
That was all before now; this model turned actor has quadrupled his income. Sources suggest that he even charged 1 billion won per ad taken from foreign companies. Now this man is a billionaire, and references have been counting his net worth of 2020 day and night. It might take some time, but we will update it any time soon.
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 4 million followers
Twitter: 12.4k followers