Lee Hyun-woo Biography


More about the relationship

Lee Hyun-woo at the present time is possibly single. He has not shared the details regarding his affair or girlfriend yet.

But many rumors of him with many girls surfaced which never got cleared out. His name was linked with his best friend IU, a singer and actress.

Then it was said, he is dating Mina Fuji a Japanese famous actress, and Bang Min-ah, a South Korean singer/actress.

Further, the other women with whom Lee was rumored to have a romantic relationship were Sulli (who died in 2019) and Park Soo-young aka Joy, a South Korean singer/actress.

Relationship Facts of Lee Hyun-woo

  • Lee Hyun-woo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Lee Hyun-woo?

Lee Hyun-woo is a South Korean actor who is active in the industry since 2005. Lee Hyun-woo did a brief role in Spring Days (TV Series) in the same year.

He was seen in projects like To the Beautiful You (2012), Secretly Greatly (2013), Northern Limit Line (2015), and many more. For his amazing acting in To the Beautiful You (TV show), he bagged SBS Drama Awards in 2012.

Besides acting, Lee is also an amazing singer. He has sung songs titled “Your Face”, “Feel So Good”, “Twenty-six”, “Ode to Youth”, “One Thing”, etc.

Lee Hyun-woo- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His birthdate is 23 March 1993 and he was born in Seoul, South Korea. The name of his father and his mother’s identity is not let out.

Further, Lee’s ancestry is Asian, and as per his academics, the institute he studied theater/film at was Dongguk University.

Lee Hyun-woo- Professional Life, Career

Lee Hyun-woo is popular for featuring in the hit TV series The Return of Iljimae as Cha Dol Yi, God of Study as Hong Chan Doo, To the Beautiful You as Cha Eun Kyul, Moorim School as Yoon Shi-woo, and The Liar and His Lover as Kang Han-kyeol.

The other big-screen projects he appeared in are,

  • The Beauty Inside (2015) as Woo-Jin
  • Northern Limit Line (2015) as Medic Park Dong-Hyeok
  • The Con Artists (2014) as Jong-Bae (hacker)
  • Secretly Greatly (2013) as Ri Hae-Jin
  • Hwang Jin-yi (2007) as Nomi (young)
  • A Dirty Carnival (2006) as Min-Ho (child)

Awards & Nominations

2008KBS Drama AwardsBest Young Actorwon
201530th Korea Best Dresser Swan AwardsRising Star Awardwon
2012KBS Drama AwardsBest New Actornominated
201322nd Buil Film AwardsBest New Actornominated
201416th Seoul International Youth Film FestivalBest Young Actornominated

His Recent TV Show, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area

Lee collected more fame after he signed with Netflix’s TV show Money Heist Korea in the role of Rio. The South Korean show is a spin-off of the Spanish TV drama with the same title and the same storyline.

Co-written by Ryu Yong-jae and directed by Kim Hong-sun, the show tells about the strategists and desperados used by the main leads to do a heist in the reunified Korean Peninsula.

The other main casts are Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo, Jeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, and more.

Lee Hyun-woo- Net Worth, Salary

By the 2022’s data, he has accumulated a net worth of around $2 million. However, his salary and other earnings are not yet published.

Rumors, Controversy

This cast of Money Heist (Korean version) is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Lee Hyun-woo’s height is 5 ft 7 inches and his body weight is average. On top of that, he has brown hair and has brown eyes.

Social Media

Lee Hyun-woo is not present on social sites such as Twitter. Further, he is keeping himself away from Facebook plus TikTok.

But he is on Instagram where he has gained more than 2.4 million followers.


  • As of 2022, he is 29 years of age.
  • His zodiac sign is Aries.
  • His name in Hangul is written as 이현우
  • He is represented by Awesome ENT talent company.
  • He has an uncredited role in The Scholar Who Walks the Night (TV Series).


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