South Korean actor, Gong Yoo is well-known for his work in projects like Goblin and Coffee Prince which helped him accumulate a plethora of followers. Also, he made quite an impression in the Korean film industry with his stints in hit movies such as Silenced and Kim Ji Young, born 1982. Likewise, Yoo's personal life doesn't seem to progress much as he is still single, self-admittedly despite success in his professional career. 

Picture of South Korean actor, Gong Yoo
Caption: Picture of South Korean actor, Gong Yoo (Photo: Instagram) 

Is Gong Yoo Married? 

Gong Yoo isn't married to his wife. Well, he is still relishing his singlehood. This actor also says he is still very young to get married and have a wife. However, Gong is in his late 40s. In spite of all the people around him, knows he is at the right age to get married, have children, and settle down. In December 2016, he confessed to Inquisitr that his friends were already fathers and mothers. Despite being the same age, he addressed married friends as "Hyungs" [Big brother].

Gong Yoo with his co-actors
Caption: Gong Yoo with his co-actors (Photo: Instagram)

Yoo confessed that he was too young mentally to handle the difficulties of getting married, having children, and creating a family. As a matter of fact, most of my friends are parents of elementary school students, but despite my age, I am still very young [mentally]. As I see others around me, I realize how difficult it is to get married, create a family, and have children. Yoo was asked about his thoughts on marriage and why he was not married during the MBC Docuflex Coffee Prince special Youth Documentary in 2020. Although he didn't intend to never get married, he felt like he had missed the right time.

Who is Gong Yoo's Girlfriend?

Gong Yoo had a girlfriend in the past and once dated a woman. But details of his former girlfriend kept private being a secret person regarding his personal life. In the year 2019, Gong confirmed having a girlfriend when he appeared on SBS's talk show Because I want to Talk.

Picture of Gong Yoo with his co-actors
Caption: Picture of Gong Yoo with his co-actors (Photo: Instagram) 

Also, this Korean actor revealed that he once drunk texted his ex-girlfriend and didn't receive a response. Likewise, the following day, he texted her again to let her know he was drunk. He admitted that he was glad he did not receive a response, since it prevented their relationship from becoming more awkward.

Gong Yoo Dating Rumors

It is not uncommon for Yoo to be the subject of rumors, despite his straightforwardness. Well, Gong was rumored to be dating his co-star Kim Go Eun. Rumors of a relationship between the couple from the TV series Goblin arose.

Gong Yoo with his rumored girlfriend & co-actor Kim Go Eun
Caption: Gong Yoo with his rumored girlfriend & co-actor Kim Go Eun (Photo: yna) 

As a result, both agencies dismissed the rumor as untrue. After Eun broke up with her then-boyfriend Shin Ha-kyun, the rumor started. Eun's agency confirmed that Yoo had nothing to do with her breakup.

Who is Gong Yoo?

Gong Yoo is a South Korean actor, born on July 10, 1979, in Busan, South Korea. His real name is Gong Ji-cheol. Between 1983 and 1985, Gong's father managed the Lotte Giants and attended Busan Sango baseball academy. After graduating from Dongin High School, Gong attended Kyung Hee University's Department of Theater and Film.

Gong Yoo posing for the picture
Caption: Gong Yoo posing for the picture (Photo: heraldm) 

In 2017, it was revealed that Gong Yoo descends from the Chinese philosopher Confucius, and part of the 79th generation of Confucius' descendants. Among his most notable roles includes Coffee Prince in 2007, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), The Silent Sea in 2021, and Squid Game in 2021, as well as Silenced in 2011, Train to Busan in 2016, and The Age of Shadows in 2016. He uses his father's name "Gong" and his mother's name "Yoo" as his stage name. As per reports, Gong Yoo earned an estimated net worth of $7 Million. Gong Yoo stands at the height of 6 feet.