Yang Se-jong is a South Korean actor and model. He became well known when he starred as a young chef in the romance drama Temperature of Love which won him three Best New Actor awards at the SBS Drama Awards, Baeksang Arts Awards, and the 6th APAN Star Awards. He made his professional acting debut on the medical drama Dr. Romantic. Before choosing acting as his career, Yang participated in Taekwondo competitions and received a scholarship from The Samsung Foundation to attend a sports university which he turned down to focus on acting lesson.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Yang Se-jong was born on the 23th of December 1992, in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
He’s currently 30 years old.
He has South Korean ancestry.
In 2012, Yang enrolled in Korea National University of Arts, majoring in Theater and Film.
- Father – Kim Gu-ra
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
Girlfriend / Spouse
Yang Se-jong has dated –
Yang has largely opted to keep his personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.
- In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
- In centimeters – 182 cm
- In meters – 1.82 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.
Yang became well known when he starred as a young chef in the romance drama Temperature of Love (2017) which won him three Best New Actor awards at the SBS Drama Awards, Baeksang Arts Awards, and the 6th APAN Star Awards. His other works included Dr. Romantic (2016), Duel (2017), Still 17 (2018), and My Country: The New Age (2019).
In 2013, Se-jong had his first film onscreen role in the movie (Short film) The Voice From Inside.
In 2016, Yang landed his first role in television by appearing as Do In-beom in the series, Dr. Romantic.
Yang Se-jong Net worth
Yang Se-jong has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2023.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – sejongstar
Some Lesser Known Facts About Yang Se-jong
- Yang was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi.
- In his first two years of high school, Yang worked at a book and DVD rental store as a part-time job.
- While in his second year of high school, Yang began to dream of becoming an actor after watching school plays with his friends.
- He made his professional acting debut on the medical drama Dr. Romantic.
- In January 2017, Yang played the roles of young Song Seung-heon and Lee Young-ae’s assistant in SBS’s historical drama Saimdang, Memoir of Colors.
- He starred in the romance series Temperature of Love by Ha Myung-hee, which won him the Best New Actor award at the SBS Drama Awards, 54th Baeksang Arts Awards and the 6th APAN Star Awards.
- In 2018, Yang was cast in the romance comedy drama Still 17, playing the role of a stage designer who suffers a trauma at the age of seventeen. He won the Excellence Award at the SBS Drama Awards for his performance.
- In 2019, Yang joined tvN reality show Coffee Friends, a project to raise awareness toward giving and aiding others, small amounts at a time.
- In 2020, Yang’s old agency contract expired during his military service.
- On May 12, 2020, Yang enlisted for his mandatory military service at the 27th Division in Hwacheon, Gangwon Province.
- In 2021, Yang signed with new agency Blossom Entertainment.
- On November 1, 2021, Yang would be discharged from mandatory military service on November 15, 2021 without returning to the unit after his last vacation in accordance with the Ministry of Defense guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19.