Park Jeong-Su is a famous South Korean singer, songwriter, and actor, popularly known by his stage name, Lee Teuk. He is a member of Super Junior, as well as K-Pop boy band. As an actor, he is known for his fantastic appearances in 2007's Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, Salamander Guru and the Gang of 2012, and I Can See Your Voice of 2015.
The South Korean singer has had an illustrious career that has earned him not only fame but also a substantial amount of wealth. Despite all these successes that he enjoys currently, his career journey has been one of its kind.
Lee Teuk profile summary
- Real name: Park Jeong-Su
- Commonly used name: Lee Teuk
- Nickname: Angel without wings
- Date of birth: July 1st, 1983
- Lee Teuk's age: 36 years
- Place of birth: Eunpyeong District, Seoul in South Korea
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
- Nationality: South Korean
- Occupation: Singer, song-writer, actor
- Religion: Christianity
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
- Weight: 59 Kg
- S3xual orientation: Straight
- Marital status: Unmarried
- Lee Teuk parents: Park Yong In and Yoo Sook-Young
Lee Teuk's biography
The singer was born in Eunpyeong District, South Korea, on July 1st, 1983. He is the youngest of the two children in his family. His father's name is Park Yong In and that of his mother is Yoo Sook Young. The name of his elder sister is Park In-Young.
Unfortunately, in 1998, Lee Teuk's family suffered a major blow owing to the separation of the parents. The singer was 15 years old at that time.
He joined the Paekche Institute of the Arts and later went to Inha University, an institution located in Incheon.
Career and achievements
In early 2000, Lee was spotted by SM Entertainment's talent scout while on vacation in Myeongdong together with his elder sister. He successfully auditioned and joined the agency as a trainee. After a considerable time of training, the star landed his first role of an extra in All About Eve, the MBC drama. In 2002, he briefly became a Pepsi model.
As a trainee, the SM Entertainment plan was to have him under a boy band named Smile. Unfortunately, the project was dropped and he, together with his future bandmate Donghae, were put in a rotational group tagged Super Junior 05.
On November 5th, 2005, Lee Teuk and Donghae made their debut and performed Twins (Knock Out). Since then, the multi-talent singer has gone ahead to build a career as a television host, actor, as well as a singer.
He has featured in the following films;
- Attack on the Pin-Up Boys
- Super Show 3 3D
- I AM
- Super Show 4 3D
- SM Town The Stage
He has also acted several television dramas, as listed below;
- All About Eve
- Rainbow Romance
- Super Junior Mini-Drama
- Super Junior Unbelievable Story
- Dream High
- The Women of Our Home
- Salamander Guru and The Shadows
He has also featured in the following shows;
- M! Countdown
- Super Junior Show
- Explorers of the Human Body
- Unbelievable Outing
- Idol Show
- Challenge Golden Ladder
- Challenge! Good Song
- Oh! Brothers
- Strong Heart
- Enjoy Today
- Super Junior's Foresight
- Star King
- Running Man
- Match Made in Heaven
- White Swan
- The Mickey Mouse Club
- Running Man
- Hidden Camera Shot Battle
- Weekly Idol
- Battle Trip
- Law Of The Jungle
- We Got Married
- Star Show 360
- I Can See Your Voice
- Produce 101
Lee Teuk's reality shows include;
- Mystery 6
- Princess Diary
- Super Junior Full House
- Super Adonis Camp
- Leeteuk's Love Fighter
- Bachelor While on a Date
- Introducing Star's Friend
- Lord of the Rings
- Love Chaser
- Sistar & LeeTeuk's Hello Baby
- We Got Married
Awards and recognition
His illustrious career has earned him numerous awards and recognition.
- In 2006, during the Golden Disk Awards, he was recognized as the Newcomer of the Year
- In 2009, he won the Newcomer Award during the SBS Entertainment Awards
- In 2011, during the SBS Entertainment Awards, the singer received the Excellence Award
- In 2012, during the MBC Entertainment Awards, Lee won Popularity Award
He has also won several awards alongside his group members.
How rich is Lee Teuk?
The star's net worth varies depending on different sources. However, his wealth amounts to a figure between $100,000 to $1 million. He has accumulated the wealth through music, films, and television shows.
Who is Lee Teuk's girlfriend?
As at the moment, it is not easy to establish whether the celebrity is currently dating any lady or not. Nonetheless, there have existed rumors, linking Knowing Brother Lee Teuk to women in the past.
Lee Teuk and Kang Sora
In an article published on Amino, the celebrated artist was confirmed to be in a relationship with Kang Sora. According to the report, Kang Sora and Lee Teuk developed an interest in one another after featuring as partners in We Got Married. When the show ended, they transferred their on-screen romance into real life.
In 2018, another rumor surfaced, linking the Super Junior leader to SNSD's Taeyeon. According to an article, the two were seen wearing matching items, such as earrings, necklaces, and rings. This led to fans concluding that they were dating. However, Lee Teuk dismissed the allegations.
Lee Teuk's accident
In April 2007, Super Junior Lee Teuk and other band members were involved in an accident. He risked his life to save that of his bandmate Kyuhyun, who sustained severe injuries in the accident. According to an article published in Koreaboo, Chibi Lee Teuk and Eunhyuk offered help to Kyuhyun while they waited for the ambulance.
Lee Teuk Instagram and other social media platforms
The Knowing Brothers' Lee Teuk is an active member of the social media fraternity. On Instagram, as well as Twitter, Lee Teuk boasts of a considerable following:
- Instagram: @xxteukxx
- Twitter: @special1004
Lee Teuk is, without any doubt, one of the most celebrated singers and actors not only in South Korea but also the whole of Asia. As a member of the popular boys' group called Super Junior, the 36-year-old has built an illustrious career that has made him famous, as well as earned numerous awards and a considerable amount of wealth.