Ju Ji Hoon


Ju Ji-hoon( Hangul : 주지훈; also romanized asJoo Ji-hoon; born May 16, 1982) is a South Korean actor. His first leading role was as Crown Prince Lee Shin in 2006 hit television seriesPrincess Hours. His other notable works include filmsAntiquein 2008 and as the future Sejong the Great inI Am a Kingin 2012 and The treacherous in 2015. He act as Choi Minwoo in his latest hit dramaMask

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 Ju Ji Hoon's Career

In 2003, Ju debuted as a model, in advertisements for clothing brands such as Calvin Klein , Levi's and Reebok . He won many awards for modeling. Before entering the entertainment industry, he studied at Tongwon College , majoring in e-Business.[citation needed]

2006–2008: Acting debut and recognition[edit]

Ju's debut drama wasOld Love, but it was in 2006'sPrincess Hours, based on the manhwaGoong, that he was recognized as an actor, for which he won Best New Actor at the MBC Drama Awards. In the drama he starred alongside former Baby V.O.X. member Yoon Eun-hye , Song Ji-hyo and UN member Kim Jeong-hoon .

The Devil, opposite Uhm Tae-woong and Shin Min-a . In it he portrayed a lawyer; he reportedly lost 5 kg by eating only chicken and exercising three times a day.[citation needed]Ju received the New Asian Star of 2007 along with six other Asian actors at the 1st Astar TV Drama Awards, held on March 30 at the COEX Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul. According to Astar TV they were chosen for their "high recognition in their respective countries, their celebrity status, and potential to emerge as top Asian stars."

, based on mangaAntique Bakery, released in 2008. He played the role of a bakery owner, along with Kim Jae-wook , Yoo Ah-in and Choi Ji-ho . The film was invited to the 59th Berlin International Film Festival .

2009: Drug scandal[edit]

On June 23, 2009, Ju pleaded guilty in court to drug use of ecstasy and ketamine . He was sentenced to six months of jail time, suspended for one year, 120 hours of community service, and a fine of ₩360,000. The judge explained, "The nature of the crime is by no means light. However, he has reflected deeply on the crime and has not taken any drugs since the time a year and two months ago. Also, many fans from within the country and from overseas have appealed for an appropriate handling of the matter and sent petitions." Ju's lawyer also stated, "Of course he must accept the price of his crime, but wrong information kept coming out and exaggerated him as a habitual user, and some of it was unfair."

2010: Military service[edit]

2011–present: KeyEast Entertainment and comeback[edit]

and MBC television seriesMedical Top Team

and SBS television seriesMask

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 Ju Ji Hoon's Personal life

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 Ju Ji Hoon's Filmography


2008 Antique Kim Jin-hyeok
2009 The Naked Kitchen Park Du-re
2012 I Am a King Yi Do/Deok-chil
2013 Marriage Blue Kyung-soo
2014 Love Suspicion Kang-han
Confession In-chul
2015 The Treacherous Soong-jae
2016 Asura Moon Sun Mo
With God Hae Won-maek

Television series[]

2006 Princess Hours Crown Prince Lee Shin MBC
2007 The Devil Oh Seung-ha KBS2
2012 Five Fingers Yoo Ji-ho SBS
2013 Medical Top Team Han Seung-jae MBC
2015 Mask Choi Min-woo SBS

Music videos[]

YearSong TitleArtist
2012 Lowdown 30
2014 "Fxxk U" Gainfeat.Bumkey

Variety shows[]

2014 "Running Man" SBS Guest, episodes 202-203

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 Ju Ji Hoon's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2004 Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Male ModelN/AWon
2005 Style Magazine Most Stylish Male ModelN/AWon
The Photographers' Association Best Male ModelN/AWon
Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Male ModelN/AWon
2006 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)Princess HoursNominated
MBC Drama Awards Best New ActorWon
2007 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries The DevilNominated
2008 Asia Model Festival Awards Star PrizeN/AWon
200945th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film)AntiqueNominated
Most Popular Actor (Film)Won
2012 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily DramaFive FingersNominated
2013 2nd APAN Star Awards Popular Star AwardWon
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Medical Top TeamNominated
2015SBS Drama Awards Excellent Actor Award for Drama SpecialMaskWon
Top 10 Star AwardWon

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 Ju Ji Hoon's References

  1. "Ju Ji Hoon Biography". JuJiHoon.com. 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  2. "Ju Ji-hoon Selected New Asian Star of 2007". KBS Global. Retrieved 2007-07-05. 
  3. "6 Korean Films to Screen at Berlin Festival". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 January 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  4. "Movie Star Booked on Drug Charges". The Chosun Ilbo. 28 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  5. Kang, Seung-hun (14 January 2010). "Joo Ji-hoon to enter military next month". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  6. Yun, Tae-hui (2 February 2010). "Actor Joo Ji-hoon enters military". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  7. Jang, Kyung-Jin (3 August 2010). "Lee Jun-ki says "depressed about Joo Ji-hoon turning first private today" (2)". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  8. Lee, Jin-hyuk (3 August 2010). "Joo Ji-hoon attends Voyage of Life press conference". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  9. Hong, Lucia (11 November 2011). "Ju Ji-hoon to be discharged from military next week". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  10. "Actor Joo Ji-hoon salutes his fans after completing his mandatory military service in Seoul on Monday". The Chosun Ilbo. 22 November 2011. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  11. Kim, Heidi (5 January 2011). "Actor Joo Ji-hoon signs with Bae Yong-joon agency". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  12. Lee, InKyung (7 March 2012). "Why are Actor Agencies Going the Idol Way?". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  13. "Palace actor returns with starring role in ‘Dr. Zhivago’ musical". Korea JoongAng Daily. 1 December 2010. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  14. Kim, Jessica (18 November 2011). "Ju Ji-hoon selects musical as comeback project". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  15. Sunwoo, Carla (10 January 2012). "Actor Ju Ji-hoon drops out of Doctor Zhivago weeks before it opens". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  16. Kim, Jessica (10 January 2012). "Ju Ji-hoon steps down from musical Doctor Zhivago". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  17. Lee, Jin-ho (21 July 2012). "Joo Ji Hoon Says He'll Dress Up Like a Servant If I Am the King Succeeds". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  18. Cho, Jae-eun (10 August 2012). "New films plumb obscure Joseon period events ... with a comic twist". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  19. Ho, Stewart (13 June 2012). "Joo Ji Hoon to Make Drama Comeback in Five Years; First Since His Drug Scandal". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  20. Yoon, Hee-seong; Suk, Monica (13 June 2012). "Ju Ji-hoon to return to the small screen, says he is reflecting on himself". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  21. "Joo Ji Hoon confirmed for MBC drama Medical Top Team". Allkpop. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  22. Hong, Grace Danbi (26 July 2013). "Ju Ji Hoon Returns to MBC After 7 Years for Medical Top Team". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  23. Jin, Yong-jin (14 May 2013). "JU Ji-hoon to Make Debut in China". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-05-15. 
  24. http://news.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2015/03/10/2015031002289.html
  25. "'Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In and actor Joo Ji Hoon revealed to be a couple!". Allkpop. May 9, 2014. 
  26. BEG′s Gain and Joo Ji Hoon Admit to Dating
  27. http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=2988923&cloc=joongangdaily%7Chome%7Conline
  28. http://mwave.interest.me/enewsworld/en/article/65617/beg-gain-writes-to-her-fans-about-her-recent-dating-news
  29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4JRSDWpS7I&feature=youtu.be

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