Lee Seung-gi is a South Korean singer, actor, host and entertainer. He was born on January 13, 1987 in Banghak-dong, Seoul, South Korea. He is known as the “Ballad Prince”. Lee has had numerous hit songs such as “Because You’re My Woman”, “Will You Marry Me”, and “Return”. He has garnered further recognition as an actor and rose to international popularity around Asia with leading roles in popular dramas such as Shining Inheritance (2009), My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010), The King 2 Hearts (2012), Kangchi, the Beginning (2013), You’re All Surrounded (2014), and A Korean Odyssey (2017). He was a member of the first season of weekend variety show 2 Days 1 Night (2007) from November 2007 to February 2012, and the host of talk show Strong Heart from October 2009 to April 2012. Lee’s success as a singer, actor and host earned him the title “Triple Threat” entertainer. He was first included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2010 placing seventh, subsequently ranking fourth in 2011 and sixth in 2012 and 2015. The success of his television dramas throughout Asia established him as a top Hallyu star.
Vagabond (2019) – Cha Dal Geon
A Korean Odyssey (2017-2018) – Son Oh Gong
The Producers (2015) – Himself (cameo ep. 6)
You’re All Surrounded (2014)– Eun Dae Goo / Kim Ji Yong
Gu Family Book (2013) – Choi Kang Chi
King2Hearts (2012) – Lee Jae Ha
The Greatest Love (2011) – Himself (cameo ep. 9)
My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010) – Cha Dae Woong
Brilliant Legacy (2009) – Sun Woo Hwan
Famous Chil Princesses (2006) – Hwang Tae Ja
Nonstop 5 (2005) – Himself (cameo eps. 1-193)
Lee Seung Gi talks with All Access
In this All-Access Interview, Lee Seung-gi plays word association for each of his dramas, and tells us very honestly about the turning point in his career, the hardest role he’s ever had to play, and what’s important to him when choosing a project.