Jang Geun Suk is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. In junior high school, Jang went to school in New Zealand, where he attended Nelson College in 2003, to learn English and Japanese. He is best known for playing the role of band leader Hwang Tae Kyung in the drama “You’re Beautiful”. As well as the role of Kang Mu Gyul in the romantic comedy series “Mary Stayed Out All Night”.
Geun Suk started working as a child model at the age of five after he was discovered by a talent agent. Geun Suk made his acting debut in the 1997 HBS (now Channel CGV) sitcom “Selling Happiness”.
Jang Geun Suk also has a singing career. He often sings for the OST of certain dramas but also has his own discography. His first single, Black Engine, was released in 2008 in partnership with the Black’n’Jean brand. He released several singles in partnership with various brands. His first single was released in Japan in 2011 and is called Let me cry.
In 2012, his first album, Just Crazy, is released in Japan, and in 2013, it’s the album Nature boy who finds himself on the charts! He formed a DJ band with Jung Kurt alias Big Brother, they mostly perform in Japan.
On May 29, 2020, Geun Suk completed his mandatory military service as a public service worker. When asked how he changed after his discharge he answered, “I think the biggest change is that I feel healthier.” He added that “For the past two years I would diligently go to work at 9 am and go home at 6 pm. It was the first time in my life living like that. I felt more relaxed and as my body became healthier my mind did too.” He laughed and said, “I also aged two years.”.