Yoo Yeon-seok is a South Korean actor. In 2003, after making his acting debut with a small role in Oldboy, he resumed his acting career. His notable works include the films Re-encounter, Architecture 101, A Werewolf Boy, Whistle Blower, Perfect Proposal, Mood of the Day as well as the television series Reply 1994, Warm and Cozy, Dr. Romantic, Mr. Sunshine, and Hospital Playlist. Yoo then appeared in the travel-reality show Youth Over Flowers.

Birth Name

Ahn Yeon-seok






South Korean

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Yoo Yeon-seok was born on the 11th of April 1984, in Seoul, South Korea.


He’s currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign




He has South Korean ancestry.




Yeon-seok graduation from Sejong University with a degree in Film Arts.

Family Details

  • Father – Ahn Ki-won
  • Mother – Cho Soon-ok
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Yoo Yeon-seok has dated –

Yoo 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.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m


  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 158 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Yoo became known after notable works include the films Re encounter (2011), Architecture 101 (2012), A Werewolf Boy (2012), Whistle Blower (2014), Perfect Proposal (2015), Mood of the Day (2016) as well as the television series Reply 1994 (2013), Warm and Cozy (2015), Dr. Romantic (2016), Mr. Sunshine (2018), and Hospital Playlist (2020).

Film Debut

In 2003, Yeon-seok had his first film onscreen role in the movie Oldboy as Young Lee Woo-jin and he made his theatrical film debut as Han-soo in the thriller movie Re-encounter in 2011.

Television Debut

In 2008, Yoo landed his first role in television by appearing as Heo Woo-jin in the series, General Hospital 2.

Yoo Yeon-seok Net worth

Yoo Yeon-seok has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Yoo Yeon-seok

  • Yeon-seok in his junior year in high school, decided to take up acting and followed his brother.
  • While taking acting classes, Yoo met a friend who would later work on the costume staff of film director Park Chan-wook. Remembering that he resembled actor Yoo Ji-tae, he gave him a call about auditioning for a role.
  • In 2003, he made his acting debut as Yoo Ji-tae’s younger counterpart film Oldboy.
  • He took on supporting roles on television, such as the haughty student body president in the horror series Soul and more appealing characters in medical drama Midnight Hospital and Tasty Life.
  • In 2013, Yeon-seok rose to popularity in the nostalgic campus drama Reply 1994.
  • In 2015, Yoo was cast in his first leading role on network television as a chef and restaurateur in the romantic comedy series Warm and Cozy, written by the Hong sisters and set on Jeju Island.
  • In 2016, he starred in the period music drama Love, Lies followed by romantic comedy Mood of the Day.
  • In 2018, Yoo starred in romance melodrama Mr. Sunshine penned by Kim Eun-sook.
  • In 2020, Yeon-seok starred in the critically acclaimed and hit medical drama Hospital Playlist, playing Ahn Jeong-won, an assistant professor of pediatric surgery and reprised his role in season 2.
  • In 2022, Yoo starred in the crime-mystery film Vanishing by French film director Denis Dercourt, as detective Park Jin-ho.


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