Yoo Jae Suk

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Korean Name : 유재석

English Name : Yoo Jae Suk, Yoo Jae Seok

Revised Romanization : Yu Jae-seok

McCune Reischauer : Yu Chae-sŏk

Pseudonym (Nickname) :
Grasshopper (메뚜기)
Nation’s Master of Ceremony (국민 MC)
Class-President Yoo (유반장)
Jive Yoo
Samba Yoo
Deliquent Yoo (날유)
Dumb (and Dumber) (Family Outing)
C-Dragon (Family Outing)
Hubby Yoo (유 서방)
Yooruce Willis (Running Man)
Yoo Hyuk (Running Man)
Yoomes Bond (Running Man)
Seuk T.O.P (Family Outing)
Yoobocop
Detective Yoo
Rapper Yoo (Family Outing)
National Grasshopper
Handsome Boy (Family Outing)

Degree : South Korea’s National MC

Date of Birth : 14 August 1972 (Seoul, South Korea)

Blood Type : B

Height : 178

Weight : 70

Status : Married (2008)

Spouse Name : Na Gyung Eun (Announcer)

Child : 1 son (Yoo Ji Ho)

Occupation : MC, Comedian

Start active : 1991 (KBS College Comedian Festival) – current

Influences : Kang Ho Dong, Shim Hyung Rae, Lee Gyeong Gyu, Shin Dong Yeob

Influenced : HaHa, Jung Hyung Don, Noh Hong Cheol, Gil Sung Jun, Shin Bong Seon

TV Programe Related :

SBS: Good Sunday – Running Man (since 2010.7.10)
SBS: Good Sunday – Family Outing (2008.6.15 – 2010.2.14)
SBS: Good Sunday – Miracle Contestant (2007.11.11 – 2008.2.3)
SBS: Good Sunday – Old TV (2007.6.17 – 2007.11.04)
SBS: Good Sunday – Haja Go! (Let’s Do It!) (2007.4.15 – 2007.6.10)
SBS: Yoo Jae-Seok’s Truth Game (2005 – 2007)
SBS: Real Situation Saturday/Good Sunday – X-Man (2003.11.8 – 2006.10.29)
SBS: Good Sunday – New X-Man ( 2006.11.5 – 2007.4.8)
KBS2: Happy Together Season 3 (since 2007.6.28)
KBS2: Happy Together Friends ( 2005.5.5 – 2007.6.21)
KBS2: Happy Together – Tray Singing Room (Karaoke) (2004 – 2005)
MBC: Infinite Challenge (since 2005.04.23)
MBC: Come to Play (since 2004)
KBS: Dangerous Invitation (2003)
MBC: Achievable Saturday – Star Survival Donggeodongrak (Live and Fun Together) (2000-2001)

Role – Actor
2000-01 KBS Great Friends
2008 MBC Lee-San – cameo
2009 MBC The Queen of Assistance – interviewee/new employee of Queens Food (cameo)
Role – Movie Actor
1994 Tyranno’s Toenail
2008 Bee Movie (Korean dubbing as Barry B. Benson)
2009 White Tuft, the Little Beaver (Korean dubbing as narration & Owl)
Role – Comedian
2001 Open Gag Concert
2002 Jubilee Gag Concert
2002-03 G-Family Gag Concert
2004 Gag Family Concert
Role – Music Videos (MV) Actor
2004 Shinnago – “Cause’ You’re Pretty” (이쁘니까)
2005 Kang Ho Dong’s carol album Oh Happy Day – “Look Out the Window”
2009 Future Liger (project group w/ Tiger JK, Tasha) – “Let’s Dance”
2012 Sagging Snail (처진 달팽이) – “Room Nallari” (방구석 날라리)
2012 PSY (싸이) – Gangnam Style (강남스타일)

Radio Programe Related :
2000 [KBS] FM Date
2000 [MBC] FM Plus
2000 [MBC] Lee Hui-Jae’s Starry Night (K-Pop Quiz)
2001 [MBC] Wishlist Songs Playing at Noon
2003 [MBC] A Date at 2pm
2005 [MBC] Wishlist Songs Playing at Noon (Nutrition Tonic Talk Show with Kang Ho-Dong)
2005 [MBC] Defeat the Boredom
2005 [SBS] Haha’s Ten Ten Club
2005 [SBS] All Thanks to You
2006 [MBC] Wishlist Songs Playing at Noon (Nutrition Tonic Talk Show #2 with Kang Ho-Dong)
2006 [MBC] Park Myung-Soo’s Fun Fun Radio (Summer Special)
2006 [SBS] No Hong-Chul’s Our Belated Youthful Days
2007 [MBC] Park Myung-Soo’s Fun Fun Radio (Phone)
2007 [MBC] Park Myung-Soo’s Fun Fun Radio (The Age of a Big Star)
2007 [MBC] Yoon Jong-Shin’s A Date at 2pm (Stalking)
2008 [MBC] Park Myung-Soo’s A Date at 2pm (Phone)
2008 [MBC] Park Kyung-Rim’s Starry Night (Phone)
2009 [SBS] Song Eun-Eee, Shin Bong-Suns’ Dong Go Dong Rak (with Noh Hong-cheol)

Awards :
1991 Inaugural KBS College Student Gag Competition
2003 Best TV Presenter, KBS Entertainment Award
2003 Best Excellence Award in show/variety category, MBC Entertainment Award
2005 Grand Award, KBS Entertainment Award
2006 Best TV MC, 18th Korean Broadcast Producers’ Award
2006 Awarded in TV Entertainment, 42nd Baeksang Arts Award
2006 ‘Speech Award’ from Blue Media
2006 Grand Award, MBC Entertainment Award
2007 Grand Award, MBC Entertainment Award (with Infinite Challenge members)
2008 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards (Variety Star Category)
2008 Grand Award, SBS Entertainment Award
2009 Grand Award, MBC Entertainment Award
2009 Grand Award, SBS Entertainment Award (with Lee Hyo-ri)
2010 Grand Award, MBC Entertainment Award
2011 MC Award, MBC Entertainment Award
2011 Grand Award, SBS Entertainment Award

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