Ha Jung Woo, born in Seoul, South Korea, is a popular and award-winning South Korean actor. He came from a family of four, including his mother, father, and one younger brother. Jung Woo’s father, Kim Yong Gun, is a well-known actor, who has appeared in many movies and television series, while his younger brother, Cha Hyun Woo, is an aspiring actor.
Since Jung Woo was 4 or 5 years old, he has always dreamed of becoming an actor like his father. As a young adult, Jung Woo did not want to major in acting but wanted to pursue acting as a career. His mom then suggested to Jung Woo to take up acting in college and even took him to a management company. Before entering college, Jung Woo enrolled at a private acting institute and at one point had actor Lee Beom Su as his instructor. Ha Jung Woo then enrolled at Chung-Ang University as a theater major. While at the university Jung Woo acted on the stage.