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Lee Dong-Wook (이동욱)



Lee Dong-Wook

Lee Dong-Wook(이동욱) is a South Korean actor, entertainer, presenter, and Model. He is renowned for his character in television dramas like Goblin, Tale of the Nine-Tailed, Hotel King, and many more. In addition, he has played in various family dramas since then; he has gained the nickname Wookie.

Family Details of Lee Dong-Wook

Lee Dong-Wook was born on November 6, 1981, in Seoul, South Korea. He is the eldest child of his parents and has three siblings, and one of his sisters is also in show-biz. He comes from a middle-class background and financially aids his family after his debut in spite of the fact that he was in High-School.

Full NameLee Dong-Wook
Native Name 이동욱
Stage NameWookie
Birthday November 6, 1981
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
OccupationActor, Model
AgencyKing Kong Entertainment
Weight72 Kg
Blood TypeB
Relationship StatusSingle
Partner(s)Jessica (Former)
Lee Da Hae (Former)
Net WorthApproximately US $1-5 million

Early Life

Lee Dong-Wook majored in Broadcasting and Media Arts from Joongbu University. While pursuing his degree to support his education and lifestyle financially, he did minor roles in Television Dramas. He also diligently participated in university cultural activities.

Body Stats

Lee Dong-Wook is a tall man, standing at 184 cms (6 ft) tall. His weight is also about 72 kg. However, there is no data on his chest-waist-hip measurements, biceps, dress size, shoe size, or anything else. Furthermore, Lee Dong-Wook has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

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After earning an outstanding prize in the V-NESS model contest the same year, Lee Dong-Wook(이동욱) made his acting debut in 1999 in an MBC single-episode drama. After seeing his performance, he got selected as the character for School, which was based on the theme of adolescence.


Lee Dong-Wook(이동욱) began his career in 1999 by portraying the character Sung-Joon in the television series “MBC best Theatre.”He was still in High School when he got the role lee Kang-san in the serial “School.” After that, for the following five years, he played in many family drama serials like ‘A Dreaming Family,’ ‘Drama City’ etc.

He ultimately landed his first significant role in the romantic comedy series ‘My Girl.’ His performance finally got an acknowledgment, and people saw potential in him.

He became a flexible actor and started doing prime-time serials like ‘La Dolce Vita,’ ‘Scent of a Woman,’ ‘Wild Romance,’ etc. His serial ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God’ has been airing on tvN since 2016 and is still doing great.

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He also debuted in a supporting role in the horror movie ‘Arang’ which got positive reviews. He then got the leading role in the detective love story ‘The Perfect Couple.’


Lee Dong-Wook has appeared in many Television serials like School, Drama City, Loving you, My Girl, Scent of a Woman, Tail of Nine-Tailed, Goblin, Hotel King, and many more. His films include Arang, The Perfect Couple, Heartbreak Library, The Recipe, and The Beauty Inside. In addition, Lee has been a presenter for shows like String Heart, SBS Drama Awards, My Bodyguard.

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We can also see him as a guest in various Variety shows like Wowowee, Happy Together, Running Man, Entertainment Weekly, and The Return of Superman. He also performed in the reality show Roommate season 1 and 2.

He has also directed the music video Dandelion by Zozo, and himself has appeared in music videos of different artists like Monday Kiz, Suho, Kim Tae-woo.

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Facts about Lee Dong-Wook 이동욱

  • He enrolled in military in August 2009 to June 2011
  • He is known as Wookie to his fan
  • Lee Dong-Wook is huge comic fan
  • He has a superstition
  • He is an ice hockey fan

Lee Dong-Wook’s Relationship Status

Lee Dong-Wook is currently single. Earlier, he is said to have dated Jessica from Girls Generation also has been linked to his co-actress Kim Hyun Joo and singer turned actress Lee Da Hae. His name has been related to few other actors also. But he refused any long-term relationship.

Lee Dong-Wook’s Net worth

Lee Dong-Wook’s net worth was increasing notably in 2020-2021. His source of income is from his successful acting career. He is estimated to be worth somewhere between $1 million to $5 million.

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