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6 Surprising Facts About Birthday Boy Joo Sang Wook!

As the charming Korean actor Joo Sang Wook turns 36 on July 18, he may be one year older but he grows more handsome with each passing year. His fame seems to multiply with each passing birthday, but we bet you didn’t know these six interesting facts about him!

His First Leading Role Was in the 2011 Crime Series ‘Ten

Joo Sang Wook took the role of a detective in “Ten” because he enjoys reading thrillers. However, in order to prepare for the role, he watched even more crime-solving dramas and films.

He Still Looks Good With a Mushroom — Or Bowl Haircut

In “Cunning Single Lady,” Joo Sang Wook plays the nerdy computer genius Jung Woo who meets his wife, Ae Ra (played by Lee Min Jung), at her family’s restaurant while studying for the professional engineering exam. As a poor student, he probably couldn’t afford a proper haircut but you still can’t hide the handsome behind that hair!

He’s the Perfect Combination of Sweet Face and Six-Pack Abs (Ladies, Brace Yourselves!)

Joo Sang Wook currently doesn’t have a girlfriend. He feels it isn’t the right time to settle down, or maybe he hasn’t met that lucky someone just yet. But that doesn’t stop A-list actresses, such as Ha Ji Won, from openly admiring him and confessing that she found him very attractive.

His Hardest Experience as an Actor Was on the Set of ‘Days of Wrath’

While playing a bullied student, Joo Sang Wook was getting hit with fake blows that didn’t hurt. However, he said in retrospect that those scenes were really hard. “I felt bad for the character,” he said. “I even thought why would he be hit so many times?”

He Loves Taking Selcas!

Selcas are self-camera pictures that you take of yourself. Would you rate him as an expert? Some tips we can share are to tilt your head, act cute, and work the angles.

Waiting on the set of the variety show ‘Running Man

Enjoying a break from filming ‘Feast of the Gods’ with Sung Yuri

He Considers Lee Min Ho and Kim Soo Hyun as Rivals

In a recent interview, Joo Sang Wook mentioned that he never thought of competing with somebody. However, if he had to choose more threatening or intimidating rivals to replace Seo Kang Joon’s role in “Cunning Single Lady,” he listed Lee Min Ho and Kim Soo Hyun.

Happy birthday again to Joo Sang Wook! Which of these facts was most surprising to you? Let us know in the comments!

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