The actress who was born on July 11, 1979, and the actor were said to have first met each other as far back as 2001 when they both took part in the television series .
But it was until 2008 that they were rumored to be dating.
For his education, the actor went to the Kyung Hee University from where he graduated with a B. But before then, he worked for some time as a Video Jockey..
Although he is mostly known by fans as Gong Yoo, the real name of the actor is Gong Ji-Cheol. He decided to adopt the names and surnames of his father and mother to make his own stage name. It was after he was done from here that he took to acting more seriously.
Apart from these women, it is not known is the Gong has been in any relationship in the past or if he is in any at the moment.
He has, nevertheless, revealed that the kind of woman that he is looking for is the ordinary type.
He has been very dedicated towards his profession and he has regularly made his parents very proud.
"From now on, we will respond strongly to any circulation or reproduction of that rumor," the company threatened.
Gong Yoo belongs to the upper-class family born as Gong Ji-Chul in Busan, his parents from Korean descent.
He belongs to Asian ethnicity and nationality South Korean nationality.
The movie was very successful in the country as well as in places like China, Malaysia, and Singapore, becoming the highest grossing South Korean movie.
It was nominated for as much as 33 awards including the Saturn Awards.