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Joo Woojae Profile, Bio, & Facts

Joo Woojae

Joo Woojae (주우재) is a South Korean actor and a model under YG Entertainment. He made his debut on September 27th, 2013, as a model.

Joo Woojae Profile

Stage NameJoo Woojae (주우재)
Birth NameJoo Woojae (주우재)
OccupationActor, model
BirthdayNovember 28th, 1986
Active Years2013–present
Age37 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height188.7 cm (6’2″)
Weight68kg (150 lbs)
NationalitySouth Korean
Blood TypeAB

Joo Woojae Facts:

Early Life

– Woojae was born in Geojedo, South Korea.
– He went to Seongju Elementary School.
– He studied at Namsan Middle School.
– He attended Changwon Namsan High School.
– He went to Hongik University College of Engineering in Mechanical and System Design Engineering but later dropped out.

Personal Life

– Woojae’s shoe size is 285mm.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Tiger.
– He’s skilled in impersonating singers and comedians etc.
– He has an older sibling.
– La Chica’s Gabee acknowledged his dancing skills.
– He can multitask.
– When he was 27 years old, he almost got a job in Samsung.
– He used to work at a restaurant and quit before he got fired for not smiling at the customers.
– He can eat two pizzas at the same time.
– He dated his first love for a year but they broke up because she started going to an all-girls high school.
– They had their first kiss on the stairs near a bus stop.
– He had poor eyesight but he got correction surgery soon after.
– He continuously grew until he was 23 years old.
– His IQ is 134.
– He didn’t get into Yonsei University because he was 23 points short of getting in, he needed 460 to pass and got 437.
– He studied photography for 5 years.
– He doesn’t eat breakfast usually.
– He mentioned that a woman whose MBTI is T tends to be his ideal type.
– He owns a pet dog.
– Some of his nicknames are Woojae Noh, Joo Ho-gu, Joo Woo-je, Joowoojak, Woojaekun, Diporiju, Wangkkeuchujuujae, and many more.
– He started his career as a broadcaster in 2015 by appearing in Yoo Se-yoon ‘s music videos for ‘We Fought ‘ and ‘Second Middle School Boy’.
– He is a non-smoker, he has never smoked a cigarette in his life.
– His shoulder width was revealed to be a whopping 52cm.
– When he was in college, he received A+ grades in solid mechanics, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics, and even received a scholarship for the top 5%.
– He stays healthy by eating a little and not exercising. (KOCOWA TV).


– Woojae starred in movies like Can’t Hide and Girl Cops.
– He acted in a lot of drams including Strong Woman KangNamSoon, PENG / 팽, Please Don’t Date Him, 8 Years, The Best Chicken, A Cautionary Note, and Come and Hug Me.
– He made his debut as a singer on July 27th, 2017, with the single album ‘AWESOME VALLEY‘.
– His album’s title track is 끄덕 (NOD).
– He is a part of UNBALANCE, a project group that was created through “Beat Coin” with Rado producer and La Chica who choreographed their debut.
– He’s also a part of the ONE TOP project group created through “Hangout with Yoo (놀면 뭐하니?) (How Do You Play?)”.
– The shows he hosted are Joo Woo-jae Talk Concert, All Your Burdens On Me, Grand Mint Festival 2015, Grand Mint Festival 2015, and Seoul Jazz Festival 2016.
– In November 2022, he was selected as a model for Burger King.

Appearances & Participations

– Woojae appeared on broadcast shows like Mr. Chu, Laundry Day, Problematic Man, Mystery Music Show Mask Singer, Public Talk Show Hello, Golden Tambourine, Singing Contest, Wednesday Gourmet, Korean Foreigner, Running Man, etc.
– He appeared on radio shows like Turn up the volume of Inna Yoo, Joo Woo-jae’s Over-the-top Night, dreaming radio, Lee Gikwang’s Gayo Square, Seokhoon Lee’s Brunch Cafe, Sungjae Bae’s TEN, and DAY6’s Kiss the Radio.
– He appeared as an assistant MC at the 2023 KBS Entertainment Awards.


– Woojae has modeled for Seoul Fashion Week, W, Luctique, Marvel, Geek, Nylon, CeCi Campus, Men’s Health, Elle, Metrocity Fashion Show, and YOOX Fashion Show.

Likes & Dislikes

– He enjoys League of Legends.
– He is a fan of Calm Down Man, NewJeans, STAYC, IVE, MONSTA X, Red Velvet, and Parc Jae Jung.
– He loves music.
– He is a fan of Noel.
– He dislikes saunas.
– His favorite movies are Siwolae, The Zoo Next To The Art Museum, and My Love.
– He hates excessiveness and fuss.
– He likes listening to music.
– He enjoys being scientific.
– He hates balloons.

Food Preferences

– He enjoys drinking soda.
– He loves sweets.
– When eating taiyaki, he eats the tail first.
– He’s not good at drinking alcohol.


– Woojae has won many awards including the Best New Actor Award, Fashionista Award, Model of the Year, Best Couple Award (with Jo Seho), Entertainment Star of the Year Award (chosen by viewers), Excellence Award in Show/Variety, and Male Excellence Award throughout 2019-2023.

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