Choi Woo-Shik Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Career, Family, Hobbies & More

Choi Woo-Shik is a South Korean actor who is based in Canada. He has been a part of the industry for a long time and is known for his famous lead role in the Academy Award-winning film, Parasite. 

Choi has worked very hard over the years and explored many genres of films and television series. 

He is also famous for his cute boy looks. Woo-Shik has worked with famous actors such as Park Se-Joon and Kim Ji-Won.  

Choi Woo-Shik Biography

Choi Woo-Shik Biography

Date of BirthMarch 26, 1990
Age34 years old (as of 2024)
Height1.81 m (5’9 ft)
Weight71 kg~
Net Worth$5 million
HometownSeoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean/ Canadian 


Choi Woo-Shik Education

Woo-Shik is a multi-talented guy with a good education and many abilities. 

After getting his initial education in Seoul, South Korea, he moved to Canada with his family. He studied at the Pinetree Secondary School from where he received his high school education as well. After graduating from high school, he was admission to Simon Fraser University. After completing university education, he returned to his home country and was admitted to Chung-Ang University. He wanted to learn more about his own culture so he took admission in the Department of Cultural Studies. 

Physical Appearance

Although he has spent most of his time in Canada, Woo-Shik is as Korean looking as one can get. He is 5’9 feet tall and has managed his weight around 71 kg. He is not super muscular but has a very well-toned and lean body. Choi has a beautiful smile and he portrays emotions very well through his facial expressions. 


Choi Woo-Shik Career

Woo-Shik was able to kick off his career when he came back to South Korea to audition for an acting role in 2010. He was cast as a supporting actor in the drama called The Duo in 2011. 

Choi appeared in many supporting roles in the beginning of his career. 

He started his big screen journey the same year when he was again cast in a supporting role in two different films. Officially, his first film was Flu. 

It took him further three years to bag a lead role in a film called Set Me Free

Woo-Shik became an international name with the famous film, Train To Busan. He was now recognizable around the world and the film proved to be a breakthrough for him. At this point in his career, he was an established film actor but he continued starring on television on the side. 

His second breakthrough was the film Parasite where he played the protagonist and the story followed him. 

The film has won many awards and stands as one of a kind. 

After many years of being away from the small screen, he made a comeback from the drama, Our Beloved Summer

His new film is set to be announced later in 2024 and Choi getting more fame with each passing year. 

Television Series

Choi Woo-Shik Television Series

  • The Duo – 2011
  • Living In Style – 2011
  • Deep Rooted Tree – 2011
  • Special Affairs Team TEN – 2011
  • Rooftop Prince – 2012 
  • Shut-Up Family – 2012
  • Who Are You? – 2013
  • You’re All Surrounded – 2014
  • You Are My Destiny – 2014
  • Pride And Prejudice – 2014
  • Hogu’s Love – 2015
  • My Fantastic Funeral – 2015
  • Fight For My Way – 2017
  • The Package – 2017
  • Our Beloved Summer – 2021


  • Flu – 2013
  • Secretly, Greatly – 2013
  • Set Me Free – 2014
  • Big Match – 2014
  • In The Room – 2015
  • Train To Busan – 2016
  • Okja – 2017
  • Golden Slumber – 2018
  • The Princess And The Matchmaker – 2018
  • Mostrum – 2018
  • Rosebud – 2019
  • Parasite – 2019
  • The Divine Fury – 2019
  • Time To Hunt – 2020
  • The Policeman’s Lineage – 2022

Net Worth

Choi Woo-Shik Net Worth

Woo-Shik has an established name in the South Korean film industry. He has given some great films and characters for us to love and admire. Choi has transformed into a mature actor over the years and totally deserves all the fame. His net worth, as estimated by many sources in 2024 is nearing $5 million. With his new film releasing this year, his net worth is expected to rise further. 

Family And Relationship

Choi Woo-Shik Family And Relationship

Woo-Shik comes from a family of four and has an older brother. He was born in Seoul to two loving parents. His family moved abroad in search of a better future. Choi spent most of his preteen and teenage in Canada and learned to speak English. He only came back after he had completed his education at university. His family has been supportive of his decision to become an actor and is very happy with his fame. 

Woo-Shik has been associated with many actresses and celebrities from time to time but it has yet to work out so far. As far as we know, he is single in 2024 and has no intention of getting married any time soon. 

Social Media

Choi Woo-Shik Social Media

Like so many other millennial celebrities, Woo-Shik has also chosen Instagram over all other social media platforms. He is pretty famous and uses his influence on the audience well.Choi has 8.9 million followers at the moment and has posted almost 363 photos. His social media gives us a glimpse into his private life sometimes as well. 

Social Media Handles


Choi Woo-Shik Hobbies

Choi loves to travel around and has posted about his various travel endeavors on his social media as well. He likes being in the open and close to the mountains. He is a friendly guy and spends most of his time around people. Besides the usual activities, he loves to work out and maintain himself in perfect health. 

Some Interesting Facts

  • In his short tenure as an artist, Choi has already won more than 10 awards for various titles.
  • In the early days of his career, he appeared in a few music videos as well. 

He will be starring in a South Korean Sci-Fi fantasy called Wonderland.

Who is Woo-Shik dating in 2024?

Woo-Shik is Single as of 2024. 

Did Choi enter the South Korean military?

Woo-Shik has not enlisted for the military for now. 

Does Woo-Shik speak English?

Yes, Growing up in Canada, Choi leaned to read and write English very well. 

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