Yoo Jae-suk is a south Korea based comedian, a host and a television actor. In South Korea Jae Suk has hosted various television shows. His television fan following in South Korea is endless. Yoo has worked in various South Korean television shows such as Infinite Challenge and Running Man. Let’s find out how much is Yoo Jae-suk’s net worth in 2019.
Yoo Jae-suk was born in Seoul, South Korea on August 14, 1972. Yoo has two siblings, and he is the eldest of all. During his elementary and middle school days he was more inclined towards comedy and hence used to mimic and make everyone laugh. He went to the Seoul Institute of the Arts but unfortunately could not accomplish his graduation as he was more inclined towards Comedy. Being born to a middle class family, His parents had high expectations from him, but Yoo had different plans. In 1991 during his college days Yoo began participating in various competitions like KBS Comedian Festival. It was a life changing moment when his performance was highly appreciated by the audience as well as the producers and hence it was the beginning of his comedian career. But it was not that easy as it seemed, later he was dropped out from the college and his parents were miserable. He was jobless for a next few years and started doing small television shows and commercials for an earning. In 2000s, he got an opportunity to host ‘Live and enjoy together’ which was a hit and eventually Yoo got on his way to success.
After his first breakthrough from ‘Live and enjoy together’ he hosted ‘X-Man’ in 2003 which began slowly but later got a momentum and eventually became the most popular and super hit show and earned Yoo a nickname of ‘Nation’s MC’. Later he got various offers from ‘New X-Man’, ‘Old TV’ and ‘Haja! Go!’ but unfortunately they were not that successful and eventually went off air. But ‘X-Man’ was getting popular all around the world and hence got him worldwide stardom. In 2006 Yoo started hosting ‘Infinite Challenge’ which went off track initially but brought back on track and the show is a hit and is being hosted by Yoo. Later in 2012 Yoo appeared in ‘Gangnam Style’ along with PSY and it became an internet sensation and brought a massive stardom to both of them.
Awards & Achievements
Yoo started off winning small awards like MBC Drama Awards but later turned the tables and has been honoured with various popular awards. Yoo has won the 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards, 6th MBC Entertainment Awards, 8th Korea Video Competition, 9th MBC Entertainment Awards, 2nd Nickelodeon Korea Kids’ Choice Awards, Mobile Entertainment Awards, Favorite Comedian, 3rd Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award and many more throughout his career.
Net worth of Yoo Jae-suk
Yoo Jae Suk has a net worth of $11 million. He has attained this net worth being the top comedian and the famous tv personality in South Korea. His work in X-Man brought him the biggest stardom and various other shows offers. Yoo is a successful comedian not only in South Korea but in the world. His moves and expressions are mind blowing.
Yoo Jae-suk was born in the capital city of South Korea to a middle class family. His parents were always worried about him as he was more inclined towards comedy. He once got dropped out from the college and his parents were very upset by him but later he achieved his dreams and made his parents proud.