Song Joong-ki

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Actor (1985)
Fri Sep 18 2020
By   Chhanya

Have you ever watched the 2016 international fame South-Korean drama Descendants of the Sun? If yes, then you might remember the role of Yoo Si-jin portrayed by Song Joong-Ki. Moreover, Song Joong-Ki is a South Korean actor and model. Further, he rose to fame after playing in the historical coming-of-age drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and Running Man(2010-2011).

However, Song career breakthrough came after his work on The Innocent Man (2012), Arthdal Chronicles(2019), A Werewolf Boy(2012), and The Battleship Island(2017).In 2017, he listed in top-10 Korea Power Celebrity by Forbes. The young and talented actor, Joong-Ki was a married man. Unfortunately, he divorces his wife in 2019.

Who is the beautiful ex-wife of Song Joong-Ki?

Well, Song, 35, was once a married before his heartfelt divorced with his wife. Moreover, he was married to his co-actor from Descendants of the Sun turned wife Song Hye-Kyo. The love birds met for the time while filming the show Descendants of the Sun in 2016. Later on July 5, 2017, their respective agencies announced that they were engaged.

Song Joong-Ki with his beautiful ex-wife, Song Hye-Kyo, at their wedding on October 31, 2017.
Song Joong-Ki with his beautiful ex-wife, Song Hye-Kyo, at their wedding on October 31, 2017. Image Source: Netizen Buzz

Moreover, the couple walked down to aisle in a private ceremony on October 31, 2017, at Youngbingwan, Hotel Shilla in Seoul. Their wedding ceremony took place in front of his family and closet friends. However, the duo lived a happy married for around two years before ending their relationship in 2019. 

Cause of Divorce

The main cause of their divorce is still unclear. But, Song filed for a divorce against his wife back on June 26, 2019. Besides, their divorce was finalized in July 2019. Apart, some sources also claimed that Hye-Kyo was entered into a sham marriage/ fake marriage to Song Joong-KI for the sake of enhancing her celebrity image.

Joong-Ki was living a happy married life with his ex-wife Hye-Kyo before they divorce in 2019.
Joong-Ki was living a happy married life with his ex-wife Hye-Kyo before they divorce in 2019. Image Source: E! Online

However, all rumors and scandals were officially cleared by her agencies. Moreover, her talent agent said the main reason behind their divorce was personal differences. As of now, both of them are busy working and living a happy life with their family without any disturbances in their divorce.

Mandatory Military Service

Moreover, Song was enlisted for his mandatory military service on August 27, 2013. He served in an infantry unit assigned to patrol and conduct a reconnaissance mission along the DMZ. Later, he was discharged on May 26, 2015. After the discharge, he so busy maintaining his work and family life. Currently, he might be living a single life with his family.

What's The Net Worth & Salary of Song Joong-Ki- in 2020?

The talented and young South Korean actor, Song Joong-ki has collected an impressive amount of money from his career. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2020. Besides, he takes the cost of over $50,000 per drama episode. 

The young and talented South Korean actor, Song is living a lavish life.
The young and talented South Korean actor, Song is living a lavish life. Image Source: Soompi

Additionally, the movie The Battleship Island, where he appeared has a box office collection of $47.3 million over the budget of $21 million. Nevertheless, his ex-spouse and a South Korean actress Song Hye- Kyo have a net worth of $20 million. With such a hefty amount of money, he is currently living a lavish and luxurious life.

Career Details

The five feet and ten inches(1.78 m) tall, Joong-Ki began his career from his debut film in 2008 A Frozen Flower. However, he rose to fame after appearing in the historical coming-of-age drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and Running Man(2010-2011).

Apart, he gained international popularity for his acting in the 2016 internationally fame drama Descendants of the Sun along with his ex-wife, Song Hyke-Kyo, Jin Goo, Kim Ji-Won, and Ahn Bo-Hyun. The talented and outstanding actor has won several awards from his career.

Short Bio & Early Life

Song Joong-ki was born on September 19, 1985, in Dong District, Daejeon, South Korea. Moreover, he grew up and raised with his two siblings in the rural outskirts of Daejeon. Similarly, he holds a South Korean nationality and belongs to Korean ethnicity. Song used to play skating and also competed in short track speed skating at a national level representing his home city Daejeon.

Song Joong-Ki’s early childhood pictures.
Song Joong-Ki’s early childhood pictures. Image Source: Pinterest

However, he left his Skating career due to his injury in the first year of high school. Apart, he was excellent in his studies and also has scored 380 points out of 400 on his national college entrance test which gained him admission to Sungkyunkwan University. Apart, Song completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2012.

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