Lee Hyun Woo: Get To Know The Money Heist Korea Rising Star Who Plays Rio

Lee Hyun-woo is a South Korean actor and singer who was born on March 23, 1993, and is 29 years old. He started acting when he was nine years old and later made appearances in the television programs Queen Seondeok and The Return of Iljimae (2009).

Lee also appeared in To the Beautiful You and Master of Study. Lee rose to fame for his performances as a North Korean spy in the 2013 movie Secretly, Greatly and as a brilliant hacker in the 2014 movie The Con Artists. His next two leading roles were in Moorim School (2016) and The Liar and His Lover (2017).

He began acting professionally in 2005 and has recently made a comeback to television after a five-year absence (he took a break in 2017). He has served as an active-duty soldier, fulfilling his requirement to serve in the military.

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Lee Hyun Woo as Rio in Money Heist Korean Version

In 2022, he plays Rio in the Korean remake (Money Heist Korea Joint Economic Area) of the popular Netflix Spanish crime thriller “Money Heist.” Rio robbery gang’s youngest member has brilliant hacking skills and joined with a light heart rather than a specific goal or ambition. Rio may appear carefree when acting like a robber—smiling brightly at money or acting awkward around guns, but his innocence, which is occasionally exposed, makes others grin even in grave circumstances.

However, Hyun-woo Lee’s seasoned acting abilities truly show in the scene where the mystery around a beaming smile is revealed. He delicately acted out his feelings, expressing everything from sympathy to love, drawing Rio naturally into the circumstances and feelings he was experiencing. Lee Hyun-woo enthrals audiences everywhere by expertly capturing Rio’s feelings in his gentle eyes and expressions.

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Some Quick Facts About Lee Hyun Woo

  • He is 29 years old.
  • His birthday is on March 23.
  • He is 171 cm tall
  • His weight is 55kg.
  • His star sign is Aries.
  • His blood group is B.
  • He plays Rio in “Money Heist Korea Joint EconomicArea”.
  • His management agency is Awesome ENT.
  • He attended Dongguk University – for theater and film.
  • He started acting as a child actor at the age of 9 years.
  • He was rumoured to be dating IU.
  • e had his first fan meeting in 2018.
  • He completed his mandatory military duty in 2019.

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