Another charismatic talented actor has captured our hearts in the hit ongoing legal drama, Extraordinary Attorney Woo. Well, who can resist his charm as the sweet and sensible guy named Lee Jun Ho in the said series that made our hearts throb?
Wanna know more about Kang Tae Oh? Just keep on scrolling, mga bes!
He is a Gemini
Kang Tae Oh was born on June 20, 1994, in Incheon, South Korea.
Kim Yoon Hwan is his real name
Kang Tae Oh is only his screen name, Kim Yoon Hwan is his real name.
He was a member of 5urprise
Yes! you see it right Kang Tae Oh is not only a versatile actor but also a talented idol as well. He was once part of the boy group, 5urprise which was formed by Fantagio Agency. It is the first-ever actor group that debuted in 2013. Along with Kang Tae Oh, it consists of other talented actors namely, Seo Kang Joon, Gong Myung, Lee Tae Hwan, and Yoo Il.
He is the ‘Prince of Vietnam’
He is so popular in Vietnam and known as the ‘Prince of Vietnam’ because of the 2014 drama, Forever Young which was co-produced by Korea and Vietnam. He won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the 2015 VTV Drama Awards for playing the role of Lee Jun Su.
His MBTI personality types are INFJ and INFP
During his interview in Singles Korea, he said that whenever he takes the test, he always gets only two results, the INFJ (Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging) and INFP (Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving) — he keeps getting those two alternatively.
INFJ, people with this kind of personality have traits of being Authentic, Empathetic, Insightful, Organized, and love to work alone.
While INFP, people with this kind of personality have traits of being Idealistic, Empathetic, Self-Reflective, Creative, Highly Moral, and passionate.
Before his debut as a member of 5urprise, he debuted as an actor in the 2013 web series, After School: Lucky or Not along with other former 5urprise members.
An artist under Man of Creation Agency
After the expiration of his contract with Fantagio along with other former 5urprise members last March 31, 2020, Kang Tae Oh joined Man of Creation on April 8, 2020. Seo Kang Joon and Lee Tae Hwan also signed contracts with them.
He doesn’t like taking pictures
Taking pictures is not his thing. During his interview with Singles Korea, he mentioned that his phone has a lot of videos which was taken by his manager. He downloads those videos on his phone for monitoring.
He likes working out
He mentioned this as well in his interview with Singles Korea. His favorite exercise is a Horizontal bar. He likes working out at home, so whenever he has time, he often does pull-ups.
His ‘Tissue Trauma’
The backstory of this is so cute!
Kang Tae Oh shared on a reality show, Happy Together that he has a ‘Tissue Trauma’. It was when he was five when he stayed at home alone. He went to the toilet, and when he was about to wipe it off, he noticed that there wasn’t any toilet paper. He got so terrified and sat on the toilet for three hours until his mom came home.
He was worried that he’d die from the germs since he didn’t wipe them off (so cute haha), he cried and waited for his mom to come. Now, when he goes to the toilet, he always makes sure that there is enough toilet paper.
He appeared in Heart Throbbing MV by SNSD’s Sunny
Kang Tae Oh is Sunny’s L.O.V.E. in her Heart Throbbing music video which was released in 2015. They are so cute here.
Won an award for his roles in the dramas ‘You Are Too Much’ and ‘The Tale of Nokdu’
Aside from the award that he got in his drama, Forever Young he also got 2 awards for his other dramas; You are Too Much with the Rising Star award and The Tale of Nokdu with the Best New Actor award.
Lee Jun Ho of ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ and him have something in common
He was asked in his interview with Singles Korea regarding the common and different features of his character as Lee Jun Ho and himself, he answered that Junho is just so sweet, popular, and not that conscious about others no matter how others think. If he has a strong belief, he sticks to that while he is a simple person and too conscious about others.
The thing that they have something in common is that both Junho and Kang Tae Oh are like sunflowers because when they have someone they love, they only look at that person.
Kang Tae Oh’s Filmography
- After School: Lucky or Not (2013)
- To Be Continued (2015)
- My First First Love (2019)
- Slow Video (Special Appearance)(2014)
- Feng Shui (2018)
- Drama Special- Save Wang Jo Hyeon (one-act drama) (2013)
- Miss Korea (2013)
- Forever Young (2014)
- Flower of Queen (2015)
- Second 20’s (2015)
- The Dearest Lady (2015)
- Forever Young 2 (2016)
- You Are Too Much (2017)
- Short (2018)
- That Man Oh Soo (2018)
- The Tale of Nokdu (2019)
- Love with Flaws (Special Appearance) (2019)
- Run on (2020)
- Doom At Your Service (2021)
- Drama Special-The Effect of Finger Flick on Break Up (one-act drama) (2021)
- Thirty-Nine (Special Appearance) (2022)
- Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022)
He has an Instagram Account
If you want to stay updated on him, he has an Instagram account.
Watch his currently airing drama, Extraordinary Attorney Woo alongside Park Eun Bin and Kang Ki Young every Wednesday and Thursday, on Netflix!