Tuesday, July 3, 2012

“The Korean Drama Series Prince” Jang Geun-suk: Up Close and Personal

Born and raised in South Korea, this korean drama series actor/singer/model definitely captured the heart of million people across the globe with his looks and his charms there is no doubt, he’s undoubtedly the hottest Asian male celebrity today.

For Keun-suk fanatic, here are some facts about him that will surely feed your mind.  


  • Jang started his modeling career at a very young age.
  • He made his acting debut in the sitcom Selling Happiness.
  • Ken Hirai, a Japanese pop singer inspired Geun-suk to become a singer.
  • He learned to speak the Japanese language by himself.
  • He leaves the world of acting/modeling and decided to go to New Zealand to pursue his study.
  • Because of his formal education in New Zealand, Jang can speak Japanese and Korean language, fluently.
  • His first single as a singer (Let me Cry) was released in Japan and made him grab the title as Best New Artist in the 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards held last January of this year.
  • Aside from his Japanese hit album, Jang officially released his Chinese album (The Lounge H Vol. 1) in China and all over Southeast Asia which made him won 2 awards; Best Selling Album and Best Korean Album at the 10th IFPI Hong Kong Record Sales Awards held last year (2011).
  • Jang Geun-suk has just released his 2nd Japanese album (Just Crazy) which earned him the title as the first male international solo artist ever to attain   the top of both the Oricon daily and weekly charts in Japan.

Love Rain (2012)
Marry Stayed Out All Night (2010)
You’re Beautiful (2009)
Beethoven Virus (2008)
Hong Gil Dong (2008)
Hwang Jin Yi (2006)
Alien Sam (2006)
Lovers in Prague (2005)
Nonstop 4 (2003)
Daemang (2002)
Orange (2002)

Films (Korean and Japanese)

You're my Pet (2010)
The Case of Itaewon Homicide (2009)
Members of the Funeral (2008)
Baby and Me (2008)
Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do (2008)
The Longest 24 Months (2007)
Happy Life (2007)
One Missed Call “Final” (2006) – First Japanese Movie

Awards (Both Acting and Singing)

Top 100 Asian Celebrities (2012 Huading Awards)
Male Popularity Award for You’re my Pet (48th SBS Annual Baeksang Arts Awards)
Hallyu Grand Award (19th Korean Cultural Entertainment Award)
Taiwan Top Searched Single Korean Artist (Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards)
Most Popular Korean Artist Award (15th Globe Chinese Awards)
Netizen Award for Mary Stayed Out All Night (2010 KBS Drama Awards)
Best Couple Award with co-star Moon Geun Young for Mary Stayed Out All Night (2010 KBS Drama Awards)
Top Ten Stars Award for You’re Beautiful (2009 SBS Drama Awards)
Netizen Popularity Award for You’re Beautiful (2009 SBS Drama Awards)
Popularity Award for Hong Gil Dong (2008 KBS Drama Awards)
Best New Actor Award for Beethoven Virus (2008 MBC Drama Awards)
Best Couple Award alongside Ha Ji Won for Hwang Jin Yi (2006 KBS Drama Awards)

In case you want to watch some of Jang’s koreanovela (Love Rain and You’re Beautiful) 

You can download it here:

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