Yoo Ji-Tae Biography


More about the relationship

Yoo Ji-Tae at present is a married man with two kids. he met his future wife actress Kim Hyo-jin in 2003 when they were doing modeling for a clothing brand.

After the continuous meetings, they finally started dating in 2006 and became one of the power couples in Korea. Taking a step forward in their romance, they got engaged in Aug 2011 and wrote the number 1,825 on the invitation card.

This figure was the exact number of quality days the two spent together. Then on 02 Dec 2011, Yoo and Kim walked the aisle at the Shilla Hotel. Their wedding was officiated by the president of World Vision Korea.

As of now, this couple welcomed two new members to their family. Their first child, a son Yoo Soo In, was born on July 5, 2014, followed by their second son Yoo Roo In who was born on April 15, 2019.

Relationship Facts of Yoo Ji-Tae

  • Yoo Ji-Tae is married to Kim Hyo-jin.
  • Yoo Ji-Tae married on December 02, 2011.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 113 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Yoo Soo In and Yoo Roo In).
  • Yoo Ji-Tae is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Yoo Ji-Tae?

Yoo Ji-Tae is a South Korean actor who is active in the industry since 1998. Yoo Ji-Tae did a brief role in the movie Bye June in the same year.

He was seen in projects like Oldboy (2003), Ditto (2000), Mai Ratima (2012), and many more. For his amazing acting in Ditto, he bagged the 8th Chunsa Film Art Awards plus the 1st Busan Film Critics Awards in 2000.

Moreover, Yoo is also a director who has directed/written a film Mai Ratima in 2012, How Does the Blind Dream (Short) in 2005, and The Bike Boy (Short) in 2003.

Yoo Ji-Tae- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His birthdate is 13 April 1976 and he was born in Seoul, South Korea. The name of his mother is Kim Bong-hee and his father’s identity is not let out.

Further, Yoo’s ancestry is Asian, and as per his academics, he first went to Chung-Ang University Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film.

Then he enrolled at the Catholic University of Korea Graduate School of Social Work.

Yoo Ji-Tae- Professional Life, Career

Yoo Ji-Tae since his debut has shown his amazing acting skills in several movies. His popular big-screen projects are,

  • The Human Trust (2013) as Assassin Osamu Endo
  • Hello Schoolgirl (2008) as Kim Yeon-Woo
  • Three Fellas (2006) as Lee Chi-Soo
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) as Won-Mo
  • Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019) as Kim Dong-Soo
  • The Great Actor (2016) a cameo
  • The Tenor Lirico Spinto (2014) as Bae Jae-Chul

For a total of nine episodes, he acted in the TV show Jugglers as Choi Kang-woo. The list of his briefly appeared other TV projects are,

  • When My Love Blooms as Han Jae-Hyun
  • Different Dreams as Kim Won-Bong
  • Mad Dog as Choi Kang-Woo
  • The Good Wife as Lee Tae-Joon
  • Healer as Kim Moon-Ho
  • Star’s Lover as Kim Chul-Soo

Awards & Nominations

200021st Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardWon
201419th Chunsa Film AwardsBest New DirectorWon
200623rd Busan Asian Short Film FestivalFuji Film AwardWon
20065th Korean Film AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
2017KBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorNominated

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

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

C0-written by Ryu Yong-jae and directed by Kim Hong-sun, the show tells about the strategists and desperados used by the main leads for 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.

Yoo Ji-Tae- Net Worth, Salary

By the 2022’s data, he has accumulated a net worth of around $3 million. However, his salary and other earnings are not yet published.

He has shared his money with many charities. Yoo Ji-Tae donated 10 million won in 2022 to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association and the 9th Wildflower Film Awards.

Rumors, Controversy

This cast of Money Heist Korea is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Yoo Ji-Tae’s height is 6 ft 1.5 inches and his body weight is 74 kg. On top of that, he has black hair and he has dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Yoo Ji-Tae is not present on social sites such as Twitter. Further, he is keeping himself away from Facebook plus TikTok.

But he has an Instagram account that is followed by more than 32.3k followers.


  • As of 2022, he is 46 years of age.
  • His zodiac sign is Aries.
  • His name in Hangul is written as 유지태
  • He is represented by Namoo Actors and BH Entertainment.
  • His mom alone raised him.


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