Choi Tae-joon (Korean: 최태준, 7 born July 1991) is a South Korean actor and singer. He is known for his lead role in melodrama Exit (2018).
Early Life and Career
Choi made his acting debut as a child actor, playing the younger version of Jo In-sung’s character in the television series Piano (2001).
Choi gained recognition with his supporting roles as the protagonist’s estranged son in fantasy drama Padam Padam (2011), a 20-year-old high school bully in webtoon adaptation Adolescence Medley (2013), a villain in disaster drama Missing 9 (2017), and a lawyer in romance comedy drama Suspicious Partner (2017). Choi also starred in the youth film Eclipse (2016) as the lead.
Choi was a cast member of the virtual reality show We Got Married in 2016, pairing with Apink’s Yoon Bo-mi. Choi became a permanent host on the Korean variety show Hello Counselor in September after being a guest two weeks in a row in August 2016.
In 2018, Choi was cast in his first lead role on network television in the 2-episode drama special Exit. He was then cast in the romantic comedy series So I Married the Anti-fan as the male lead, based on the webtoon of the same name.
Choi started his military service on August 1, 2019 and served as a public service worker due to health issues. He was discharged from his service on May 18, 2021.
Wife, Children and Family Life
On March 7, 2018, it was confirmed by Huayi Brothers that Choi has been in a relationship with actress Park Shin-hye since late 2017.
On November 23, 2021, it was announced that Park is pregnant and both of them are preparing for marriage, they are planned to hold a private wedding ceremony on January 22, 2022, in Seoul.
Choi Tae-joon’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1.3 million – $15 million.