Gong Yoo

by doveclove Tue Nov 02 2021 Updated On Sat Apr 08 2023
Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo is a South Korean actor. He is well known for his drama Coffee Prince and Netflix series Squid Game

He is the son of Gong Won. He was born in Busan, South Korea. He is South Korean citizenship by his nationality.

Relationship Status

Gong was rumored to dating many beautiful actresses previously. When Gong played in Coffee Prince, he was rumored to be dating his co-star, Go Eun Chan

They both worked together and had good on-screen chemistry. 

Because of their on-screen romance, everyone doubted that they were a real couple. 

But they denied saying that they were not dating and only a good friend of each other.

After that, Gong was also rumored to be dating Lee Min-Jung. But they both cleared up the controversy saying that they were not dating. 

Many rumors regarding Gong were flashed in the past because of his on-screen romance. 

Back in 2016, there were gossips about Gong Yoo being a married man. It was reported that he had secretly married Im Soo Jung, a famous actress. 

Their secret marriage story circulated in the media. However, Gong had an intimate relationship in the past which he hasn't revealed. 

As of 2021, he is single.

Gong Yoo getting ready for his shoot
Gong Yoo getting ready for his shoot  Source: Instagram 

About Gong Yoo 

Gong's birth name Gong Ji-cheol was born on 10 July 1979. His name Gong Yoo is from his dad's first name and mom's last name. 

He has shown his appearance in many drama series and movies to date. His acting career began after his graduation. 

He had played in the first lead role in 2005; before that, he used to do small roles. 

He got attention from the audience after his role play in Coffee Prince. That drama of him made him a Hallyu Star.

Age, Height, and Weight

He is 42 years old. He is six feet tall actor. He has a height of 73 kg.

Net Worth 

The net worth of Gong is $7 Million. His source of income is an actor. 

His salary is estimated to be $65,000 per episode. 

Gong Yoo Doesn't Want To Get Married

Gong is a young talented actor who has managed to get a lot of attention from the audience.

Because of his charming looks, many people are showing great interest in his love life. 

As of now, Gong is single. He is paying attention in his professional life rather than his love life. 

He has also opened up about his thoughts on marriage, saying that he is not ready to start a family right now. 

His friends of the same ages are married and started a family, but he lives his single life. 

He feels that he is not that capable of taking the responsibilities of his wife and children now. 

For now, he wants to focus on his career, and then he will think about getting married.

Gong Yoo Chooses His Role Wisely

Gong has done more than twenty-five movies, and over that time, he has learned many sorts of things that he needs to be considered while doing a movie. 

In the past, Gong used to see his part of the character and his role. 

He used to see if he had a nice look in the movies or not and if people would like him. 

It used to be about himself only. But as time passed by, Gong has now decided to choose his scripts very wisely. 

He now considers the message that the movie is up for giving and the appreciable work he can break.

Gong Yoo Scared While Doing Movie

Gong gained a lot of praise from his movie Train to Busan for his natural acting. 

The movie was horror-based, and viewers were scared from the movie's scenes. 

Surprisingly, Gong himself was scared while shooting the movie. 

According to him, he is not that brave man, and he doesn't like horror stuff. 

So he was scared while performing that act. 

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