Get to know the actor who plays Wusang Law Firm’s nerdy intern Jang Joon Woo — *spoiler warning* *spoiler warning* who is actually the head of Babel Group *end of spoiler* — Ok Taecyeon. Here are some things you might want to know about the actor.
1.) The actor was born on December 27, 1988. He’s turning 33 years old this year.
2.) He debuted as a part of 2PM via MNET’s survival show “Hot Blood Men.” Aside from Taecyeon, 2PM consists of members Jun. K, Nichkhun (“My Bubble Tea”), Wooyoung (“Dream High”), Junho (“Wok Of Love”), and Chansung (“My Holo Love”). Jay Park also debuted in 2PM, but left in 2010.
3.) He launched a business centering towards OKCAT, a character he loved drawing since his early debut. Hence, he is the brand’s CEO. There are also OKCAT emoticons available via KakaoTalk.
4.) He is known for his iconic character in “Dream High” as Jin Gook. He starred in the series alongside Bae Suzy (“Start-up”), Kim Soo Hyun (“It’s Okay To Not Be Okay”), IU (“Hotel del Luna”), 2PM’s Wooyoung, and T-ARA’s Eunjung.
5.) He also had lead roles in the dramas “Save Me” with Seo Ye Ji, “Bring it on, Ghost” with Kim So Hyun, “Who Are You”, “Cinderella’s Stepsister” with Moon Geum Young, and “The Game: Towards Zero.”
6.) He was born in Seoul, South Korea but migrated in Bedford, Massachusetts at the age of 10. (So, yes, he can actually speak in English and lived in the U.S like his character in “Vincenzo”). Aside from English and Korean, he can also speak in Japanese and knows the Busan dialect Satoori.
7.) He already finished his mandatory military service (with flying colors) back in May 2019. He even earned the nickname “Captain Korea” due to his physique.
8.) He was pretty well-rounded during his school years as he was part of a jazz band, the soccer team, chess club, and honor society. For college, he graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Dankook University. Taecyeon also enrolled in Korea University’s Graduate School for International Studies.
9.) He received a bloody letter before from a sasaeng fan. 🙁
10.) He is currently in a relationship. His now agency, 51k, confirmed in 2020 that he’s been seriously dating a non-celebrity office worker for three years.