Known for his roles in such South Korean television series as The Heirs, To the Beautiful You, and Monstar, this popular actor also starred as In-su in the 2014 horror movie Mourning Grave. Also a musical theater actor, he performed in stage productions of Assassins, Thrill Me, and Spring Awakening.
Early in his career, he played the role of Kim Jong-hwi in the KBS1 series Hometown Over the Hill.
He studied theater at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea.
He was born and raised in Busan, South Korea.
He co-starred with fellow singer and actor Choi Minho in the 2012 series To the Beautiful You.