Song Joong-ki is an actor by profession. He originates from South Korea and is a part of the K-drama industry. His fame grew since his work in Sungkyunkwan Scandal, and a coming-of-age drama was released in 2010.
Forward to this, and he has immensely been involved in various roles and dramas that got him great success in the field of acting. His success earned him worldwide recognition as a top Hallyu star.
Song Joong-ki was born in the year 1985 on 19th September. His native place is in the Dond District of Daejeon, South Korea. He lived and was raised with two other siblings, a young sister and an older brother. Song was the second child of his parents. He was born to his father Song Yong-gak.
His mother’s name is not known. He has completed his high school graduation and had a strong academic career. He then attended Sungkyunkwan University after securing 380 scores out of 400 in the national college entrance test. Song also had talent and an interest in sports.
He has represented his city at the national level in short-track speed skating. During his third year, he made a decision to step into the entertainment industry. He even took part in a TV show as a contestant and bagged the second position, which brought him fame in his university. In 2012, he graduated from his university with a Business Administration degree.
Being born on 19 September 1985, Song Joong-ki is 36 years old as of today’s date 1st May 2022. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 65 Kg.
Song Joong-ki tied the holy knot with one of his co-actor, Song Hye Kyo, on October 31st, 2017. It was long back in 2015 when the two couples started dating each other but kept the news private. Their relationship was made public after two years in July 2017 through their respective managers. They both worked together in the show “Descendants of the Sun.”
Soon after their marriage, Song Joong-ki announced that he was willing to file divorce from his wife. However, Song Hye Kyo was unaware of his decision until the news broke out in public. Later his wife also confirmed their mutual decision, and the reason for the same was stated to be for some personal differences. Finally, they got separated in 2019.
Song Joong-ki has gathered huge success through his career in acting. He has received awards in the category of Best Actor multiple times. He has also won the award for BBF Fashionista Award in 2011.
He has also received awards in the section of Actor of the Year, Top Excellence Award, Best Performer Award, and many more. He has a long list of achievements, including state honors. He has received the Presidential Commendation award twice in the years 2016 and 2021.
As of May 2022, the current net worth of Song Joong-ki is estimated to be around $25 million. Song’s multi-talented acting skills have earned him roles in multiple films and dramas. He has also made his appearance in daily TV shows, starting from small roles to notable leading roles.
He has also been an author and has published his book on men’s beauty which was a best-selling. Along with this, he can be on Fashion magazine covers and photo shoots. All these contributions and hard work brought him a significant worth of $25 million.
Song Joong-ki is a multi-talented actor along with an author. His passion and dedication to acting are highly appreciated everywhere. Even being academically strong, he chose to follow his passion and build his career in acting. This shows his self-confidence and motivation, which has eventually led to huge success.