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Song Il-gook is a well-known South Korean actor and television host. He is well known for playing Jumong in the popular drama ‘Jumong.’ He’s also appeared in shows like ‘Goodbye My Love,’ ‘All About Eve,’ ‘Bodyguard,’ ‘Emperor of the Sea,’ ‘The Kingdom of the Winds,’ ‘Crime Squad,’ ‘Fermentation Family,’ and ‘A Man Called God,’ to name a few. Aside from these, the actor has appeared in a few films, including ‘The Art of Seduction,’ ‘Red Eye,’ ‘Entangled,’ and ‘Tattoo.’ He’s also a sketch artist who’s modeled for a number of fashion houses, brands, and businesses. Song is also the Korean Triathlon Confederation’s vice-president. In terms of his other accomplishments, the South Korean actor was once asked to dine with heads of state at the White House. He’s even been given his own day. The state of Hawaii designated March 21 as ‘Song Il-gook Day’ in 2009. He’s been nominated for a number of prizes over his career, including the KBS Drama Awards, MBC Drama Awards, Asia Model Festival Awards, and the 19th Korea Producer’s Awards.

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Career of Song Il-gook

In 1999, Song Il-gook made his acting debut in the drama series ‘Did We Really Love?’ Following that, he starred in the TV shows ‘Goodbye My Love’ and ‘All About Eve.’ He appeared in a number of TV shows in 2002, including ‘Hard Love,’ ‘Jang Hui-bin,’ and ‘Album of Life.’ The actor was cast as Han Sung-soo in the drama ‘Bodyguard’ a year later. Soon after, he played Yeom Moon in the television series ‘Emperor of the Sea.’

Song Il-gook first appeared on the big screen in the 2005 film ‘The Art of Seduction.’ Later that year, he appeared in the film ‘Red Eye.’ He was cast as Jumong in the drama series “Jumong” in 2006. He starred in the shows ‘Lobbyist,’ ‘The Kingdom of the Winds,’ and ‘A Man Called God’ from 2007 to 2010. In 2011, Song Il-gook appeared in the dramas ‘Crime Squad’ and ‘Fermentation Family.’

Three years later, he became a series regular on ‘The Return of Superman.’ During that time, he also worked on the film ‘Entangled.’ The South Korean artist inked a management contract with C-JeS Entertainment in October 2015. In the same year, he played Han Ji-soon in the film ‘Tattoo.’ Following that, he acted in the drama ‘Jang Yeong-sil.’ Song Il-gook had an appearance on the variety show ‘Let’s Eat Dinner Together’ in 2017.

Personal Experiences of Song Il-gook

Song Il-gook was born in Seoul, South Korea, on October 1, 1971. Kim Eul-dong, his mother, is a politician and a former actress. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cheongju University and his master’s degree from Chung-Ang University. On March 15, 2008, the actor married High Court Judge Jung Seung-yeon. He became the father of triplets Song Dae-han, Song Min-guk, and Song Man-se after a few years.

Song Il Gook Net Worth

Song Il Gook is a South Korean actor with a $50 million net worth. In October 1971, Song Il Gook was born in Seoul, South Korea. In 2006, he starred as Jumong in the television series of the same name, which became his most well-known role. Song Il Gook has appeared in the television series Did We Really Love?, Goodbye My Love, and Into the Sunlight in 1999, All About Eve in 2000, Hard Love, Jang Hui-bin, and Album of Life in 2002, Bodyguard and Desert Spring in 2003, People of the Water Flower Village, Terms of Endearment, and Emperor of the Sea in 2004, Lobbyist in 2007, The Kingdom of The Winds in 2008, Crime Squad and Kimchi Family in 2010, and Jang Yeong-sii