Jo In-sung

About Jo In-sung

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: July 28, 1981
Birth Place: Cheonho-dong, Gangdong District, South Korea, South Korean
Birth Sign: Leo
Other names: Zo In-sung
Education: Dongguk University
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1998-present
Agent: IOK Company
Hangul: 조인성
Hanja: 趙寅成
Revised Romanization: Jo In-seong
McCune–Reischauer: Cho Insŏng

Jo In-sung


Film & Theater Personalities

Jo In-sung is Actor born on July 28, 1981 in Cheonho-dong, Gangdong District, South Korea, South Korean. At age 37 Jo In-sung net worth is approximately $1 Million. Jo In-sung instagram account is @jo_insung has over 183,049 followers. Jo In-sung is a renowned South Korean actor widely known for his role in the television series ‘What Happened in Bali’ and ‘That Winter, The Wind Blows’, and in movies like ‘The Classic’ and ‘A Frozen Flower.

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💰 Net worth: $1 Million

Biography/Timeline

1998

Jo made his entertainment debut in 1998 as a model for clothing brand Ziozia. In 2000, he began his acting career by starring in the teen drama School 3 and in the second season of the sitcom Nonstop.

2001

Jo first drew notice with a supporting role in the 2001 television drama Piano, co-starring Go Soo and Kim Ha-neul. He was then cast in his first drama leading role in 2002, as an illiterate actor in Shoot for the Stars opposite Jeon Do-yeon. The same year, he made his film debut in the movie Public Toilet. He also starred in several music videos of popular boy band g.o.d, who were also managed by SidusHQ at that time, and was directed by actor Jung Woo-sung.

2003

In 2003, Jo starred in three romance films, most notably Kwak Jae-yong's The Classic, with Son Ye-jin and Jo Seung-woo.

2004

In 2004, he returned to television in the melodrama What Happened in Bali, alongside Ha Ji-won and So Ji-sub. What Happened in Bali was a huge success, with its final episode reaching a peak rating of 39.7%. Jo won Best Actor awards at both the Baeksang Arts Awards and SBS Drama Awards.

2005

In 2005, he starred opposite Go Hyun-jung in her comeback drama Spring Day, a remake of the Japanese drama Hoshi no Kinka ("Heaven's Coins").

2006

Jo collaborated with renowned Director Yoo Ha in his next two films: 2006's A Dirty Carnival, in which he played a charismatic small-time gangster who seeks a happier life; and 2008's A Frozen Flower, a Goryeo-period film where his royal bodyguard character is caught in a love triangle between the king and the queen.

2007

Jo studied modeling and events management at Chunnam Techno University. He later enrolled as a Theater and Film major at Dongguk University, but was expelled in 2007 due to inadequate class attendance.

2009

On April 7, 2009, Jo enlisted for his two-year mandatory military service; he reportedly wanted to join the Air Force to follow in the footsteps of his Father, who served as a non-commissioned officer. He served 25 months in the Air Force and the Air Force military band, and was discharged on May 4, 2011.

2012

Upon the expiry of his contract with talent agency SidusHQ, Jo joined IOK Company in March 2012.

2013

In 2013, he co-starred in the melodrama That Winter, the Wind Blows alongside Song Hye-kyo, a remake of the Japanese drama Ai Nante Irane Yo, Natsu ("I Don't Need Love, Summer"). The drama placed number one in its timeslot during most of its run, and Jo and Song were praised for their performances. A year later, Jo reunited with Winter's Writer and Director in SBS' medical melodrama It's Okay, That's Love opposite Gong Hyo-jin. Jo won the Daesang (Grand Prize), the highest honor for television at the APAN Star Awards.

2014

Jo was in a relationship with Actress Kim Min-hee for eighteen months which ended in September 2014.

2016

In 2016, Jo was chosen as the ambassador of the National Tax Service alongside Choi Ji-woo.

2017

In 2017, Jo starred in the crime thriller The King alongside Jung Woo-sung, directed by The Face Reader Director Han Jae-rim. The same year, he was cast in historical film Ansi City.

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