Jang Ki Yong is a rising actor after 'My Roomate Is A Gumiho' aired.
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The drama 'My Roommate Is A Gumiho' officially aired at the end of May 2021 and has been drawing the attention from across Asia. Jang Ki Yong, the male lead, quickly became a hot topic on many forum, and now has become a new-generation screen master after only 2 months since the drama's first broadcast.
Moreover, Jang Ki Yong was also confirmed as the new "lover on screen" of Song Hye Kyo in the upcoming movie 'Now, We Are Breaking Up', which is scheduled to air later this year. The excellent visuals and information related to this actor from YG Entertainment are being the center of attention.
The male actor with a side profile resemling Song Hye Kyo's ex-lover - Hyun Bin
Jang Ki Yong easily impresses people thanks to his extremely handsome face, sculpture-like contours and a sweet, heart-warming smile. He has a high nose bridge, charming lips and sharp facial features. Many viewers commented that the actor had a perfect side profile, quite similar to his senior Hyun Bin. Thanks to this feature, Jang Ki Yong attracted a lot of attention when he was a newbie.
Jang Ki Yong was born in 1992, is a professional model and works under the powerful companies YG Entertainment and YGKPlus. He turned to acting in 2014 with a small role in the hit work 'It's Okay, That's Love'. 4 years later, he persisted with supporting and guest roles in a lot of TV dramas.
It was not until 2018 that Jang Ki Yong received his first lead role in the drama 'Come And Hug Me'. This year, he became a phenomenon thanks to 'My Roommate Is A Gumiho'. Although his success came quite late, it was totally worth Jang Ki Yong's efforts pursuing his acting career. This year, he has a bew project that promises to cause a fever called 'Now,We Are Breaking Up', in collaboration with Song Hye Kyo.
Jang Ki Yong has a charming face, a perfect visual for a male lead, this beauty is being loved by millions of fans.
In some angles, he looks like Hyun Bin.
A stunning side profile.
A model transformed from a skinny boy to a perfect body, all thanks to hard work in bodybuilding
Jang Ki Yong is 1m87 tall, originally a model. Therefore, one of his highlights is his long legs that make many people admire. Few people know that in the past, the actor was thin, unattractive. Thanks to his hard work in bodybuilding, Jang Ki Yong now has an ideal body with 6-pack abs, muscular chest.
Jang Ki Yong attracts people thanks to his long legs, but this guy used to be too thin and his shoulders were not as wide as other handsome men.
Jang Ki Yong in the past.
However, thanks to hard work, Jang Ki Yong now has a muscular body.
Now, his muscular body, 6-pack abs have become the pride of the actor born in 1992
His ability to sing and rap surprises the public
Jang Ki Yong is known to the public as an actor and model, under YG Entertainment. But his artistic talent did not stop there. In many shows, the star has proven to the public that he can sing and rap professionally. Many viewers mistakenly believe that Jang Ki Yong was trained to become a K-Pop idol in the past. He even once demonstrated the ability to rap like an artist from the show 'Tribe of Hip Hop'.
His love life is rumored to be as complicated as love stories on screen
Up to now, Jang Ki Yong has been entangled in love rumors with a total of 3 beauties. In particular, the most noticeable is the rumor about him getting in between Hyeri and the 'Reply 1988' actor Ryu Jun Yeol. Rumors arose after people continuously witnessed intimate moments between Jang Ki Yong - Hyeri in the backstage, as well as shows when they were together promoting the drama 'My Roommate Is A Gumiho'.
Responding to the rumors, Jang Ki Yong denied it. Along with that is a photo of Hyeri happily dating Ryu Jun Yeol, taken by a passersby, which extinguished the love rumor between her and Jang Ki Yong. After all, despite their top-notch chemistry in the drama 'My Roommate Is a Gumiho', Jang Ki Yong and Hyeri are still just close friends.
Previously, Jang Ki Yong admitted that he was dating actress Lee Ye Na, but the couple broke up in 2017. In addition, the actor was also rumored to date the former gymnast Son Yeon Jae after netizens discovered that both of them uploaded pictures of the Busan beach on their personal page on the same day. Responding to the storm of rumors, both sides quickly denied it, claiming that they had never even met the other.
The work 'Now, We Are Breaking Up' where Jang Ki Yong will collaborate with Song Hye Kyo has not officially aired. However, right now, netizens have already argued about the two leads.
Song Hye Kyo is famous for getting embroiled in romance rumors every time she acts in a movie with someone. Therefore, many viewers think that Jang Ki Yong may be the next man to get involved in those rumors with her. In fact, everything is just speculation from the online community and there have been no dating proof related to the two main actors in 'Now, We Are Breaking Up'.