Jung Il-woo first studied broadcasting at the Seoul Institute of the Arts but later dropped out and transferred to the Theater and Film department of Hanyang University to full fill his dream to be an actor. After a long struggle, Jung finally made his acting debut in 2006 with a minor role in the thriller "The World of Silence", but he first rose to fame after giving a great impressive performance in the sitcom "Unstoppable High Kick" in the same year.
After that, he then joined the ensemble cast of the 2007 romantic comedy film "My Love". Besides this, he has also appeared in several hit Korean movies such as "The Rise of a Tomboy", “Love First”, “GoodBye Sadness” and “Silent World”.
Jung II-woo is currently at the age of 29. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, Jung is an Asian-South Korean actor. Currently, he has an affair with his girlfriend Sandara Park. They are in a very strong relationship as the couple is dating each other since 2010. Moreover, He was previously was in a relationship with fashion designer Kim Jin. Jung earns his salary from his acting career as well as from the endorsement and advertisements of different brands, which adds up to his current estimated net worth of $ 50 million.