Lee Jung-jae Net Worth and Biography 2022: Facts, Award, Relationship


Lee Jung-jae is a South Korean actor and former model. Born on December 15, 1972, in Seoul, South Korea.

Lee gained international fame for his role as Seong Gi-hun on the Netflix series Squid Game. Jung-jae has more than 40 acting credits to his name, including:

  • Il Mare (2000)
  • The Housemaid (2010)
  • New World (2013)
  • Deliver Us from Evil (2020)
  • Sandglass (1995)
  • Chief of Staff (2019)

He also has a chain of Italian restaurants in Seoul called Il Mare. He himself designed the restaurants’ interiors.

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Lee owns a chain of upscale Italian restaurants named after his 2000 hit film, Il Mare (2000). In 2008, Lee founded Seorim C&D, a real estate development company. Lee Jung-jae has owned several businesses with his friend and City of the Rising Sun co-star Jung Woo-sung.

In 2016, the two co-founded the entertainment label the Artist Company. In 2001, Jung-jae received an esteemed Prime Minister’s Commendation.

Quick facts about Lee Jung-jae

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Lee Jung-jae in Squid Game

In 2021, Lee Jung-jae began starring as Seong Gi-hun on the Netflix hit Squid Game. Within few months of its release, Squid Game broke the most-watched series record in the history of Netflix.

It was confirmed, having been viewed by more 142 million households since it premiered in mid-September. Squid Game earned Lee Jung-jae so many awards, including Critics Choice Super Awards for the Best Actor in an Action Series.

Is Jung Jae Lee a doctor?

Jung-Jae Lee received his Ph. D. degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame in 2009. For his doctoral dissertation, he carried out research in supramolecular chemistry and molecular imaging under the direction of Prof.

Can Lee Jung Jae speak English?

Lee speaks English with the help of a translator, but even without one, he breaks out this small, sweet smile when he wants to say that he understands you.

What number is Lee Jung Jae In Squid Game?

In Squid Game we know Lee as Player 456, Seong Gi-hun, the protagonist we all learn to love for his big heart and gentle nature in spite of his flaws.

What is Lee Jung-jae Net Worth in 2022?

Lee Jung-jae net worth in 2022 is $12 million. In words, Twelve million US Dollars.

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