|Celebrated Name:||Seo Jang-hoon|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Seo Jang-hoon|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Date:||3 June 1974|
|Birth Place:||Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Oh Jeong-Yeon (2009-12)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Seo Jang-hoon Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former Basketball player, TV Personality|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Seo Jang-hoon was previously a South Korean basketball player who is as of now works as a theatrical presentation star and works in showbiz. He is best known for his career in basketball. He is not only a famous basketball player but also has won many hearts through his acting as well as hosting skills.
Maybe you know about Seo Jang-hoon very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Seo Jang-hoon’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Seo Jang-hoon was born in Seoul, South Korea, on the 3rd of June 1974. He is the eldest son of Seo Ki-Choon and Kim Jung-hee. He has a younger sister, who likes to stay off the media radar. He went to Whimoon High School and graduated from Yonsei University in the year 1998. His basketball career began just after he graduated from college and lasted until the year 2013.
The famous Former Korean Basketball player made his debut in the year 1998 and played for Seoul SK Knights. In the year 2013, he retired due to his age and injuries. He then began his career in acting and hosting. No doubt, he is one of the wealthiest people in South Korea.
Seo Jang-hoon has been in the limelight for quite a long time due to his divorce with his three years long wife, Oh Jung-Yeon. His ex-wife was a newscaster. She made her debut in the year 2004 as an anchor in the Korean Broadcasting System, and hosts talk shows as well as news programs.
They first met in the basketball show “Viva Jump Ball” hosted by Oh Jung-Yeon herself. In the month of May of the very same year they met, they began dating. A year later, they said their vows. The news of the couple’s separation stunned the media as well as their fans since the two made such an adorable couple as of not long ago. Their fans called them “lovebirds,” seeing their love for each other. However, the reason behind their splitting up was their indifferences and arguments over some issues.
On the 14th of March, they filed for a divorce in the Seoul Family Court. After their separation, Seo, as of now, is not dating anyone in the present. He is now focusing on his career and has not thought of dating anyone in the near future.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 3 June 1974, Seo Jang-hoon is 48 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 2.07 m tall, and his weight is 116 kg.
Talking about career, Seo was very passionate about basketball since his childhood. As soon he graduated, he debuted in the “Korean Basketball League” in the year 1998. Seo played for “Seoul SK knights” till the year 2002. He then played for “Seoul Samsung Thunders” till the year 2007. After which he shifted to “Jeonju KCC EGIS” and played for them for a year. He then started playing for “Incheon Electroland Elephants” in the year 2008. In 2011, he played for “Changwon LG Sakers” for a year and then for “Busan KT Sonicboom” until 2013, the year in which he retired.
After severe neck and knee injuries, he decided to retire from basketball. After retiring, he began his career in showbiz. In the year 2004, he debuted as an actor in the MBC show “Four Sons and One Daughter.” In 2014, he also hosted “Quiz to Change the World” for a year (2014-15). In the year 2005, he acted in “Animals” and “The Brave Teenagers” and hosted “Yaman TV.” He also appeared as a panelist in “Same Bed, Different Dreams”(2015-16) and “Fantastic Duo”(2016)
Presently he is a cast member in “Knowing Bros” and is hosting “My Ugly Duckling,” “Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny,” and “Discovery of Love 2”. He is also the coach of “Handsome Tigers.”
Awards & Achievements
Due to his passion for basketball as well as his skills, he has a lot of awards to his name. In the year 1994, his team won a silver in the Asian Games. His team won the ABC World Basketball Tournament in the year 1997. His team again won a silver in the Asian Games in the year 1998. He was the KBL champion and KBL MVP for the years 2000 and 2006. He was the KBL Best 5 for the years 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008. He also won the KBL 20th anniversary all-time legend.
He not only won awards as a basketball player. He even proved himself in the showbiz winning hearts as well as numerous awards. He won the 2015 SBS Entertainment Award for “Flaming Youth.” In the year 2016, he won SBS Entertainment Award in the category Excellence Award in Variety Show for Flower Crew and My Little Old Boy.
Net Worth & Salary of Seo Jang-hoon in 2023
In the year 2017, Seo Jang-hoon was in the list of 10 Wealthiest Korean Stars In Terms Of Real Estate Holdings. The fact that he is one of the wealthiest Former South Korean Basketball players is not hidden. His hard work and passion for his career is quite visible through his net worth, which is estimated to be $30 million as of May 2023. Even though his net quality is ridiculously high, people wonder why he still works a variety show. Maybe it’s because he loves what he does and enjoys appearing in these shows.
Seo Jang-hoon is very committed to his work and enjoys whatever he chooses to do. This is the sole reason why he is called the “National Treasure.” He shines, no matter what he does. Be it playing basketball, hosting a show, acting, or being the panelist, and he never fails to win the hearts of his audience. He is one multi-talented person who is also ridiculously rich.