Jang Hyun-Sung - Updated May 2024

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Jang Hyun-Sung

Jang Hyun-Sung is a well-known actor and model from South Korea. Moreover, Jang Hyun-Sung is best known for Dakteoseu (2016), Ghost (2012), and Heard It Through the Grapevine (2015).

Early Life

On the 17th of July 1970, Jang Hyun-Sung was born in Geoje, South Gyeongsang, South Korea. Moreover, Jang holds South Korean nationality and is 52 years old as of 2022. He has a zodiac sign of Virgo and believes in South Korean ethnicity.

Coming to his parents’ names and professions, there is little information related to them. However, this celeb seems to be very secretive and doesn’t like to talk about his parents and his early childhood life in public and media.

Talking about his academic qualifications, he finished his early schooling at a local elementary school. Later, he completed his graduation at the Seoul Institute of the Arts, South Korea.

Jang Hyun-Sung – Net Worth 2023

Working in the South Korean Entertainment industry for so many years, this actor has collected a huge sum of money. As of 2023, Jang has an estimated net worth of $5 million and his salary and income are still under review.

Professional Career

Jang Hyun-Sung began his acting career as a member of the Hakjeon Theatre Company, before transitioning to film and television. He made his debut appearance in the 1997 movie ‘The Story of an Unemployed Man’ appearing in a minor role.

Later, he had several small roles in the movies Shiri (1999), Real Fiction (2000), and Kiss Me Much (2001). His breakthrough role came in the 2004 Korean horror drama Spider Forest, portraying the role of Choi Sung-hyun.

In the year 2005, he appeared in movies, ‘Feathers in the Wind’ as Jang Hyun-sung, ‘My Right to Ravage Myself’ as Sang Hyun, ‘Never to Lose’ cameo, ‘Princess Aurora’ as Kim Woo-tae, and ‘Love Is a Crazy Thing’ as Min-su.

Jang Hyun-Sung

Caption: Jang Hyun-Sung in the 2017 movie, Steel Rain (Source: Binged)

His recent movie appearances are Curtain Call (2016), Steel Rain (2017), The Swordsman (2020), and My Son (2022).  Aside from acting, he was one of the screenwriters for the Moon Seung-wook film Romance (2006). and gave his voice in the 2011 short film Painkiller.

Television appearances and other works

Apart from films, he has worked in several television shows and series. Firstly, he appeared in small roles on several television shows and series from 2003 to 2007.

His major roles come in the 2007 South Korean series ‘New Heart’ portraying the role of Kim Tae-joon. ‘Glass Castle’ (2008), ‘Pure Pumpkin Flower’ (2010),’ Vampire Prosecutor’ (2011), ‘A Thousand Days’ Promise’ (2011), ‘How Long I’ve Kissed’ (2012), are other television appearances.

Similarly, in 2013, he and his two sons began appearing in the reality/variety show The Return of Superman (also known as Superman is Back). Throughout, this South Korean actor has appeared in various series and shows.

In 2022, his recent television works are ‘Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area’ portraying Kim Sang-man, ‘Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist’ as Yoo Hu-myeong (Cameo, Ep. 1), ‘Under the Queen’s Umbrella’ as Yoon Soo-kwang, and ‘Revenge of Others’ as Gi Wang-do.

Similarly, he hosted the 2022 ’23rd Jeonju International Film Festival.’ And, he has hosted the 2021 program ‘The Story of the Day Biting the Tail 3.’


In 2005, he won the KBS Drama Award for Best Actor in a One-Act/Special Drama. Moreover, he won the 2007 KBS Drama Award for Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama.

In addition, he won the 2013 SBS Drama Award for Special Award, Actor in a Weekend Drama. Similarly, he won the 2015 SBS Drama Award for Special Award, Actor in a Drama. And, he won the 2016 Korea Drama Award for Top Excellence Award, Actor.

Recently in 2019, he won the KBS Dram Award for Best Couple Award with Kim Jung-nan. In 2022, he became the Ambassador of the Seoul International Environmental Film Festival.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal life, Jang Hyun-Sung is a married man. He married his wife Hee-Jung Yang. With the marriage, the couple has two sons named Jang Junu and Jang Junseo.

His sons have also appeared in the reality/variety show, The Return of Superman. However, the family seems happy and lives a peaceful life.

Jang Hyun-Sung

Caption: Jang Hyun-Sung with his family (Source: Facebook)

This South Korean actor has not been a part of controversy or rumors maintains a safe distance from them and is focused on his career.

Body Measurements

This Korean actor has dark brown eyes with black hair color. Moreover, he has an average height and weight, but there is no exact information regarding his height, weight, dress size, shoe size, and many others.

Jang Hyun-Sung

Caption: Hyun-Sung hosting an award show (Source: HanCinema)

Jang Hyun-Sung – Social Media

However, this actor is not active on other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Jang likes to live a private life and like to share information related to his personal life in media.