Jang Dong Yoon Biography

Jang Dong Yoon Biography, Age, Height, Wiki, Girlfriend

Jang Dong Yoon is a famous South Korean actor and Television personality. He was born on 12 June 1992 in Daegu, South Korea.

Jang Dong Yoon made his debut in 2006, from the web drama “Women at a Game Company”. He also got signed for a teen-mystery drama “Solomon’s Perjury”.

Jang Dong Yoon recently appeared in two famous Korean series “My Man is Cupid” and “Daily Dose of Sunshine”. His role as Kim Baek Doo in the Korean drama “Like Flowers in Sand” is my personal favorite.

The best works for which he became famous and earned a huge fan base are “School 2017” (2017), “The Tale of Nokdu” (2019), and “Search” (2020).

Jang Dong Yoon


Birth NameJang Dong Yoon
BirthdayJuly 12, 1992
Birth PlaceDaegu, South Korea
Famous ForLike Flowers in Sand (2023)
Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023)
Women at a Game Company (2016)
School 2017
Martial StatusUn-Married
In a Relationship with (Park Yoo Na and Seol In Ah)
Height5 Feet 10 Inch
Weight74 KG
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Zodiac SignCancer
Networth$2 – $4 Million (Approx.)
HobbiesWatching Movies, Playing Guitar & Reading Books
NationalitySouth Korean

Social Media Profiles

Instagram (Official)@dongdongyoon
Instagram (Company)@dongdongy

Jang Dong Yoon Career Journey:

Jang Dong Yoon is a South Korean film and TV actor. He was born on July 12, 1992. After completing high school, he started his military training in May 2012 and completed it in February 2014. The very next year he caught a robber, who was threatening a clerk of a store in Seoul’s Gwanak District.

Due to this act, Jang Dong Yoon was praised by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. Let’s dive into the complete career journey of this amazing actor.

Debut as an Actor (2016-2018)

Jang made his acting debut in 2016 with a role in the Naver web drama “Women at a Game Company.” Later that year, he appeared in the teen drama “Solomon’s Perjury.” In 2017, he gained recognition for his role as a main character in the KBS teen-romance drama “School 2017.”

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He also appeared in the KBS Drama Special “If We Were a Season” the same year. In 2018, Jang starred in tvN’s medical drama “A Poem a Day” and made his feature film debut in the indie film “Beautiful Days.” He also appeared in the historical drama “Mr. Sunshine” and the youth drama “Just Dance,” for which he received the Best Actor in a One Act/Special/Short Drama – Excellence Award at the 2018 KBS Drama Awards.

Increasing Popularity (2019-Present)

Jang Dong Yoon became famous for his role in the historic romantic drama “The Tale of Nokdu.” In this drama, he played his role with a rising actress “Kim So-Hyun” as co-actor.

Jang Dong Yoon has multiple nominations for the Excellence Award for Actor in a Miniseries at the 2019 KBS Drama Awards and the Best New Actor Award at the 7th APAN Star Awards.

He appeared in “Run Boy Run” in 2020 directed by Oh Won-jae and the military thriller drama “Search”. In the “Search” drama Jang played the role of a military dog handler.

There was a huge controversy Jang Dong Yoon had to face in 2021 when his historical drama “Joseon Exorcist” got banned because of telecasting wrong information. It was a hard time to survive but he handled this wisely.

He not only apologized to his fans but also deleted all the drama-related posts from social media. The drama got banned just after releasing three episodes.

Jang Dong Yoon finally came back as a voiceover artist and gave his voice in an animated movie “Tae-il”. This was released in December 2021. In 2022 he signed up for “Project Wolf Hunting“.

Personal Life and Facts

Jang Dong Yoon is living in Daegu, South Korea with his brother (Jang Dongjin), father, mother, and grandparents. He often posts his family pictures on his social media handles with his cute cat named “Dongee”.

Jang Dong Yoon is a certified lifeguard in swimming. He is also a good writer and poet as well. He loves to play guitar and read books.

It may be new to you that Jang Dong Yoon has gotten military service in his early age and he was rejected from the University as a Korean Language Literature student.

Finally, he graduated from Hanyang University to obtain a degree in Economics and Finance.

Jang also collaborated with a famous Korean singer “Song Kang Ho” and released several music videos.

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Jang Dong Yoon TV Series List:

YearDrama / SeriesRoleNetwork
2023Like Flowers in SandKim Baek DooNetflix Series
2023My Man is CupidCheon Sang HyukPrime Video
2023Daily Dose of SunshineSong Yoo-ChanNetflix Series
2023OasisLee Do-hakKBS2
2020SearchYong Dong-jinOCN
2018Top ManagementTop ManagementYouTube Premium
2018Just DanceKwon Seung-chanKBS2

Jang Dong Yoon Films:

  • “Beautiful Days” (2018)
  • “Run Boy Run” (2020)
  • “Project Wolf Hunting” (2022)

Jang Dong Yoon Awards:

Drama / SeriesAwardDate
OasisExcellent ActorDecember 31, 2023
OasisBest Couple AwardDecember 31, 2023
The Tale of NokduExcellent ActorDecember 31, 2019
The Tale of NokduBest Couple AwardDecember 31, 2019
Just DanceSpecial Short Drama ActorDecember 31, 2018

Jang Dong Yoon Life Interesting Facts:

  • He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
  • He has an older brother named Jang Dongjin.
  • His cat’s name is Dongee.
  • His specialties are reading and writing.
  • He can play the guitar.
  • Dong Yoon likes to swim and is a certified lifeguard.
  • His role model is actor Song Kang Ho.


Jang Dong Yoon has proven himself a prominent and remarkable actor in the Korean film and drama industry. He is one of the Korean actors who worked too much in films, dramas, series, and Television.

Jang has a versatile personality as he loves to write, read, act, and play the guitar. You can follow him on social media to see his beautiful moments with his cat “Dongee”

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