Famously known for being actor, Ahn Jae Hyun first started as a model in the entertainment industry. Handsome man with killer style and charming personality, many mistake him for an idol.
But things have not been going smoothly for the actor for some time now. Along with the divorce and work issues, Jae Hyun has somewhat secluded himself from social media and fans. So, how is he? And is he doing well these days? Let’s find out.
But first, some facts to start the article.
Ahn Jae Hyun: Quick Facts
Ahn Jae Hyun
Date of Birth
July 1, 1987
Seoul, South Korea
6 feet 2 inches(188 cm)
67 kgs(145 lbs)
How Old Is Ahn Jae Hyun?- Age, Height, and Other Measurements
The South Korean actor Ahn Jae Hyun was born in the year 1987, which means he is 32 years old as of now. Jae Hyu celebrates his birthday every year on the first of July under the sun sign of Cancer. The sign is known for being sensitive and emotional.
Despite being in his 30s already, Jae Hyun definitely lacks the part. Even now, he is often mistaken for being in his 20s and college student. Don’t fall for it because this man will charm his way into your heart.
Moreover, Jae Hyun stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches(188 cm) and weighs around 67 kg(145 lbs). Also, the young actor possesses an athletic body, unfortunately, of which we have no measurements.
Apart from that, Ahn Jae Hyun has an impeccable fashion sense, or it is just that he can carry any style effortlessly. The South Korean actor has got black eyes and black hair, which compliments his fair skin complexion.
Early Life and Education
As far as Jae Hyun’s personal life is concerned, he is pretty tight-lipped about it. Not to mention, the Seoul born actor has not mentioned much when it comes to his parents and siblings.
Likewise, his nationality is South Korean, while his ethnicity is Asian. Also, the details regarding his education and academic skills are unknown at the moment. But Jae Hyun did attend cram school and excelled in school activities despite lacking interest in the study.
For his childhood, Ahn Jae Hyun was always shy and quiet, just like how he is today too. From an early age, the young actor was very much into cooking and enjoyed his time inside the home rather than outside.
Professional Career As An Actor: Dramas
Before entering the world of acting, the Seoul native started working as a model. He was just 22 when he made his debut as a model in 2009. With his tall physique and attractive looks, Jae Hyun soon gathered modeling gigs here and there.
Likewise, he appeared in numerous runway shows, graced the cover of the magazine from editorial to commercials. All in all, Jae Hyun’s life as a model was a successful one.
However, like most of the models, Ahn Jae Hyun also tried his luck in acting. He did make his acting debut in 2011 from the cable variety show High Society. His role as a simple delivery man garnered much attention, helping him establish in the acting world.
Soon after that, the aspiring actor also made an appearance in several music videos such as Sad Song of Baek A-Yeon, Please Don’t by K.Will, and Gone Not Around Any Longer by Sister19.
Rise to Prominence- My Love From Another Star
With each work and passing years, Ahn Jae Hyun’s popularity was soaring among the general public. Finally, his fame rose to exponential height when Jae Hyun starred as the younger brother of Jun Ji-Hyun in the 2013 hit drama My Love From Another Star.
The following year, Jae Hyun again appeared in other movies such as Fashion King making his movie debut. Other than that, he also starred in You’re All Surrounded, where she portrayed the role of a police officer.
It was during this time that the young actor was appointed to be MC for Mnet’s Weekly music program M Countdown. Similarly, in 2015, Ahn Jae Hyun played his first lead role in the drama Blood, where he played the role of a Vampire doctor.
Aside from that, he has appeared in numerous other shows such as Timing(2014), Snow Lotus(2015), Perfect Imperfection(2016), Cinderella with Four Knights(2016), Reunited Worlds(2017), The Beauty Inside(2018), and Love with Flaws(2019).
Ahn Jae Hyun- New Journey to the West
Apart from movies and dramas, Korean star is known to star in various variety programs as well. Despite his introverted nature, Ahn Jae Hyun starred in the web reality show called New Journey to the West.
Similarly, Jae Hyun joined the cast replacing Lee Seung Gi, who enlisted in the army. Since then, the 32-year-old made an appearance from season 2 to season 6, just before his divorce scandal.
Not to mention, in this show, many got to see the quirky and clumsy side of Ahn Jae Hyun. And he seemed to have bonded well with the other cast as well. Too bad we have not seen him in the show for quite some time now.
Is Ahn Jae Hyun Still Married?- Wife and Divorce
It is only natural for people to be curious of their crush’s life. Since Ahn Jae Hyun happens to be the crush of many female fans and admirers, they have wanted to know about his personal life.
Talking about Ahn Jae Hyun’s personal life, he is not married at the moment. In fact, he just severed the time with his wife, Ku Hye Sun, South Korean actress, director, singer-songwriter and artist. Hye Sun is best known for her appearance in the global hit drama, Boys Over Flowers.
Two lovebirds met for the first time on the filming set of Blood. And on March 11, 2016, they confirmed the dating rumors and admitted of being together since April 2015. Likewise, the sweet couple then registered for marriage at the Gangnam district on May 20, 2016, and tied the knot on May 21, 2016.
Instead of having a wedding ceremony like a usual couple, they donated the money to the pediatric ward of Severance Hospital. Inspired by their love story, the couple was then seen in the reality show titled Newlywed Diary.
Is Ahn Jae Hyun and Ku Hye Sun Still Married?
Every time, Ahn Jae Hyun showcased the love for his wife. Hence, it came as a shock when he filed for divorce in August 2019. Following the procedures, Jae Hyun applied on September 9, 2019, which was then delivered to Hye Sun on September 18, 2019.
The exact reasons have not been revealed by Jae Hyun, but it left a wrong impression on him in the media. As Ku Hye Sun accused her husband of having an affair. Their divorce was thoroughly discussed in the press and public.
Following the divorce, Ahn Jae Hyun even deleted all the photos from his Instagram account, making his fans worry. But he assured it was nothing suicidal.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2020, Blood actor Ahn Jae Hyun has amassed a hefty net worth of $10 million from his active career in the entertainment industry. Since he is active as an actor and model both, it is sure, he must bag thousands of dollars in revenue.