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Lee Tae Hwan (이태환) – 5ursprise, Profile, Career, Net Worth & Facts



Lee Tae Hwan Profile

Lee Tae Hwan (이태환) is a South Korean actor, model, and singer who has been in the Korean entertainment industry since 2013 and is a member of 5urprise.

Early Life

Lee Tae Hwan (이태환) was born on February 21, 1995, and is currently 26 years old. He was born in Nowon-gu, Seoul. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

He went to Seoul Junggye Elementary School later joined Hanlim Performing Arts High School and then graduated from Sungkyunkwan University on Acting Arts.

Lee started modeling since he was 16 years old, in the modeling department of Hanlim Performing Arts High School. He was approached by various Entertainment companies with an offer to get debut as a rookie actor.

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Lee Tae Hwan in Tokyo

Family Background and Body Stats

Lee Tae Hwan hasn’t exposed his family members to the public still we know that he has a small family which includes his parents and an older brother who is four years older than Lee. He is Buddhist.

Lee has a muscular and big body build. He stands at a height of 188.8cm/ 6ft’2inch and weighs around 75kg. He has a mature appearance, a handsome face, and a low-pitched voice which are his attractive points. His foot size is 280mm.

Quick Facts

Full NameLee Tae Hwan
Native Name이태환
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1995
Birth PlaceNowon-gu, Seoul
NationalitySouth Korean
SiblingOlder Brother
AgencyMan of Creation
Associated Act5ursprise
Height6ft’2 inch/ 188.8cm
Blood TypeAB
Relationship StatusSingle
Net WorthAround $200k


Lee Tae Hwan made his acting debut in 2013 from the short TV series titled “After School: Lucky or Not together” with the members of the group 5urprise.

5urprise was launched by Fantagio, a talent agency in September 2013. Five male members were chosen through a program called “Fantagio’s “Actors’ League”, the motive of the show was to discover aspiring actors.

After making it into the finals the group was trained for two years before making their entertainment debut. The member of the group consists Yoo II, Seo Kang-Joon, Kang Tae-oh, Gong Myung and Lee Tae-hwan.

Lee did various different roles after his debut. His build helped him fit for roles like taekwondo athlete, ice hockey player, volleyball player, investigator, and other roles.

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In 2014, Lee starred in a drama titled “Pride and Prejudice” of MBC drama with the role of investigator and former taekwondo athlete. In 2016, Lee had a role in the television series “Come Back, Mister” where he played a former gangster and bodyguard.

The role put a spotlight on him. From 2016 to 2017, Lee became a cast in MBC’s weekend drama “Father, I’ll Take Care of You”, it had 50 episodes.

Lee starred in drama series titled “W- Two Worlds” alongside the main lead “Lee Jong-suk” who played “Kang Chul”, he played his loyal bodyguard and close friend “Seo Do-Yoon”.

Later he starred in a drama named “My Golden Life” with the role of, industrial design student. The drama hit a rating of over 40% which helped Lee is getting popularity.

Lee was a cast in famous tvN’s romantic comedy-drama “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim” in which he played the role of the famous author.

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Recent Works of Lee Tae Hwan

In 2020, he became a cast in another television series titled “Touch” alongside Joo Sang-Wook and Kim Bo-ra where he played the role of Kang Do-jin.

He also became cast in “Graceful Friends” of JTBC with the role of Joo Kang-san. Lee also has a role in KBS 2’s recent historical comedy detective series which aired from December 21, 2020, to February 9, 2021.

He won the award “Best New Model” in the 6th Asia Model Festival Awards in 2011. He was nominated for Best New Actor for his work in the drama “W” and “My Golden Life” in 2016 and 2017 but didn’t win.

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Personal Life

Leee Tae Hwan is currently single, he hasn’t made any public announcement about his marriage nor engagement.

He has kept his personal life to himself. It is said that he had at least one relationship in the past.

Lee Tae Hwan’s Net Worth

Working in different drama, music videos, and advertisements Lee Tae Hwan earns quite a decent amount. Lee earns an estimated $200k as net worth.

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Social Media Presence

Lee Tae Hwan is active on Instagram with a verified username (@leetaehwan0221) and has 695K followers.

He likes to post his activities, behind the scenes, and places he visits in his profile which also helps to interact with his fans and followers.

Facts about Lee Tae Hwan

  • He usually prefers to wears light color clothes.
  • Lee’s favorite food are Samgyetan and Stir-fried squid, he is allergic to shellfish.
  • He likes to wear perfume on everyday basis, he said that he enjoys spraying cooler scents in summer.
  • Lee doesn’t misses his exercise routine.
  • He said himself that he hasn’t been in blind date ever.
  • Lee’s self-management is strict and he follows diet control.
  • He is animal lover and actively participates in animal protection and often volunteers at abandoned animal shelters.

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