He portrays a university student in JTBC’s nevertheless, in which he is involved with Yoo Na-bi, played by Han So-hee, a rising star from the drama The World of the Married.
He turned rejected a K-pop star career after being inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Hollywood blockbuster Titanic and was picked out of 900 individuals who auditioned for Love Alarm.
Song Kang of South Korea has had main parts in three Netflix original series as of June 2021, all of which have been international blockbusters and have left an impression on audiences all over the world. With a new romantic K-drama on the way, this 27-year-old has even more to offer. Regardless, his present reign as a king of K-drama is likely to continue.
Here are six things you should know about him…
He has an excellent physique
Song has captured the hearts of many admirers with his 185cm height, wide shoulders, and bright grin.
He not only inherited his gymnast father’s genes, but he also likes working out to the point that, according to Zula, he was too muscular for his Sweet Home part and needed to lose weight.
His role model is Leonardo DiCaprio
Song, like many high school grads, had no idea what he intended to do with his life after graduation.
However, he stated in several interviews with the press that he was inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio’s performance in Titanic and decided to pursue an acting career.
He declined offers from K-pop management companies.
Because of his model-like body and aura, several agencies advised him to become a K-pop star instead of an actor before his 2017 debut in the K-drama The Liar and His Lover, according to Zula. Despite these offers, Song pursued his dream of becoming an actor.
Love Alarm, a Netflix original drama, catapulted him to fame.
Song was picked among 900 applicants for the part of Hwang Sun-oh, the main character in the 2019 Netflix original drama Love Alarm. He became an instant hit with fans after portraying a character who isn’t scared to show his love for a female he likes, played by Kim So-Hyun.
Following the popularity of the first season of Love Alarm, Song featured in the Netflix original films Sweet Home and Navillera, as well as the second season of Love Alarm, earning him the moniker “the son of Netflix.”
He’s quiet and reserved.
Song characterized himself to Forbes as a shy, introverted guy, unlike the persona he played in the Love Alarm series.
He has a role in the film “Nevertheless”.
Song has already had a busy year in 2021, but there’s more good news for fans: he’s back with a new drama, Nevertheless, based on a Korean webtoon of the same name. He portrays Park Jae-eon, a college student, and the drama revolves around his relationship with Yoo Na-bi, who is played by Han So-hee, another rising star from the drama The World of the Married. Despite this, the show aired on the Korean station JTBC on June 19, with episodes being accessible on Netflix.