Lee Soo-geun

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Lee Soo-geun
이수근
Lee Soo-Keun from acrofan.jpg
Birth nameLee Soo-geun
Born(1975-02-10) February 10, 1975 (age 39)
Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
MediumStand-up, television, master of ceremonies
Nationality South Korean
Years active1996-2013
GenresComedy
SpousePark Ji-yeon (박지연)
Notable works and rolesKBS Happy Sunday: 1 Night 2 Days
KBS Gag Concert
KBS Sang Sang Plus Season 2
Korean name
Hangul이수근
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Su-geun
McCune–ReischauerYi Sugŭn
 
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Lee Soo-geun
이수근
Lee Soo-Keun from acrofan.jpg
Birth nameLee Soo-geun
Born(1975-02-10) February 10, 1975 (age 39)
Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
MediumStand-up, television, master of ceremonies
Nationality South Korean
Years active1996-2013
GenresComedy
SpousePark Ji-yeon (박지연)
Notable works and rolesKBS Happy Sunday: 1 Night 2 Days
KBS Gag Concert
KBS Sang Sang Plus Season 2
Korean name
Hangul이수근
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Su-geun
McCune–ReischauerYi Sugŭn

Lee Soo-geun (born February 10, 1975) is a South Korean comedian[1] who has worked on a number of comedy shows on South Korean television. He began his comedian career on KBS Gag Concert and appeared in Finding Laughter. He currently lives in Mapo-gu, a district in Seoul.

Biography[edit]

Before entering the entertainment industry, Lee had entered a singing contest on MBC River Music Festival (강변가요제). He was also an aerobicss instructor. In October 2006, he began his own online Internet shopping mall selling clothes. In May 2008, he became an ambassador for the Pork Management Committee (양돈 자조금 관리위원회 홍보대사)

Lee has appeared on many reality-variety shows. His career made a breakthrough after appearing on KBS Happy Sunday: 1 Night 2 Days. He was seen as the most hardworking member of the cast and is in charge of driving on the show. After appearing on the show, he has earned more recognition and received roles from other shows as MC — such as Sang Sang Plus Season 2, his first role as a MC. His marriage was broadcast on national television on 1 Night 2 Days.

Up till 2012 he was signed under Castle J Entertainment, and on 19 September, it was announced that he has signed exclusive contracts with SM C&C, a subsidiary of SM Entertainment, along with Kim Byung-man.[2]

Lee is under investigation for suspicion of online illegal gambling. Lee have claimed to have bet billions of Korean won on online sports better websites.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

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Musical[edit]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Shin Bong-sun
KBS Entertainment Awards for Best Male MC
2009
2010
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Han Seok-joon
KBS Entertainment Awards for Best Newcomer MC
2008
Succeeded by
Jeon Hyun-mu
Preceded by
Kim Jong-min
KBS Entertainment Awards for Best Entertainer
2007
Succeeded by
Kim Sung-min
Kim Tae-won
Lee Ha-neul