Lee Sun-kyun Bio, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Movies, Net worth

Lee Sun-kyun


Lee Sun-kyun was a South Korean actor. He was famous for his role in Bong Joon-ho’s Academy Award-winning black comedy film Parasite internationally.

Additionally, he won a Screen Actors Guild Award along with his castmates.

Lee Sun-kyun Age/ Death

Sun was born on March, 2, 1975 in Seoul, South Korea. Unfortunately Lee died on 27th December 2023 at the age of 48 years old.

A man in his 40s was found unconscious in a car at a park in Seoul at around 10.30 am, according to The Korea Times. After arriving at the scene the police identified it was Lee.

In the passenger seat was a charcoal briquette this confirmed it was apparent suicide. Earlier that morning, the police received a report that Sun was missing. His car was not there after he wrote a memo which appeared to be a suicide note.

Sun-kyun was recently under investigation for suspicion of using marijuana and other drugs at a home of a hostess. He denied the allegations and claimed that the hostess gave him without knowledge of what they were.

Lee Sun-kyun Height

Kyun stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.80m). He weighs around 70kg (154lbs). Additionally he has black hair and brown eyes.

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Education Background

Lee finished his early learning at a local school in Seoul. In 1994 he enrolled himself at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, South Korea.

Later he graduated and completed his BFA in Acting and he made his first professional appearance in a 1999 music video.

Lee Sun-kyun Family

Lee Sun-kyun’s mother’s name is Mrs. Kyun, who was a teacher by profession and his father’s name is Mr. Kyun, who was a businessman.

Sun-kyun Wife

Lee Sun-kyun’s marital status is married. After being in a relationship with her for 7 years he married his wife Jeon Hye-jin who is a South Korean actress Furthermore, the couple got married in year 2009.

They together have 2 children, his son’s named Lee Ron born on November 25, 2009. The couple’s second son was born on August 9, 2011 his name is Lee Rook.

Lee Sun Net worth

Sun has a huge net worth of approximately 18 Million dollars as of 2023. This amount of money is mainly from his acting career which he has won many Awards.


Lee Sun-kyun made his debut as ‘Brad’ in the 2001 musical theatre “The Rocky Horror Show” in 2001. He starred in many popular musical theatres including, Grease (2003), Indangsu Love Song (2005), and Love, Love, Love (2013).

Additionally, he made his television debut with the 2002 MBC’s K-drama “Lovers,” in a very small supporting role. He played supporting roles in many popular K-dramas and television theatres like, Thousand Years of Love (2003),

Chakhan Dangshin Loveholic (2003), Semi-transparent (2004), Innocent Love (2005), Loveholic (2005), Taereung National Village (2005), and Fugitive Lee Doo-yong (2006). Lee Sun-kyun made his breakthrough with the 2007 medical K-drama “White Tower.”

He went on to star in famous K-drama such as The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007), Triple (2009), Pasta (2010), Golden Time (2012), Miss Korea (2013), Listen to Love (2016), My Mister (2018), and Prosecutor Civil War (2019).

Awards and Achievements

  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
  • 2020 · Parasite
  • Baeksang Arts Award for Best Leading Actor in Film
  • 2015 · A Hard Day

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