Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fun Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fun Facts about Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo never fail to send so many hearts aflutter.

The tall dark and handsome actor effortlessly won us over with his boyish charm and manly charisma in drama classics like Coffee Prince , Train to Busan and of course Goblin.

After acting in 2016’s biggest Korean blockbuster “Train to Busan”, he’s taking the lead role in “Goblin” – the TV series that might be the biggest Korean drama of 2017.

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It is no wonder that 37-year-old Gong Yoo has become the face of his country’s – or the whole of Asia’s – movie and television entertainment industry.

Get to know more about him besides his charming looks and on-screen talent.

Let’s take a look at some facts you might not know about him.

1. He rejected the lead role in ‘Descendants of the Sun’

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

A lot of A-list Korean actors were offered the lead role of Yoo Si-jin in “Descendants of the Sun”, which proved to be a hit drama all over Asia, and catapulted leading man Song Joong-ki into the the spotlight.

Gong Yoo was one of many A-list Korean actors who turned down the role, with some stating reasons such as being uncomfortable with shaving their heads, not wanting to stay abroad for a long period of time, and filming a pre-produced drama (drama productions in Korea are filmed concurrently during broadcasting).

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2. Breakout role

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

He made his acting debut in 2001 with the TV series “School 4”, but his breakout role came with the romantic-comedy “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince”, where he played the wealthy, arrogant and s3xually confused (at first) heir, Choi Han-kyul. However, at the peak of his popularity, he enlisted into the army in 2008.

3. Still a ‘coffee prince’

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

The 37-year-old has been the face of Korean instant coffee brand Kanu since 2010.

4. He sings too

Gong Yoo contributed his singing voice to the romantic comedy “Big”, where he starred opposite Lee Min-jung and Miss A’s Suzy.

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5. Gong Yoo is not his real name

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Born as Gong Ji-cheol on 10 July 1979, he chose to have both his parents’ surnames in his stage name.

6. He loves sneaky fan service

From these Soompi posts on his fan service, slyly winking at fans and shooting finger hearts is just part of a day’s work.

7. Not ready to settle down yet

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

Get to Know the Lead Star of 'Goblin'. Fast Facts about Gong Yoo

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