Ben Chan, the Godfather of K-pop and K-drama fans, with Hallyu superstar Ji Chang Wook: K-Pop has become a culture in itself, and given how immensely talented today’s Korean actors and performers are, how can the world not take notice?
Wow, wookie!
Millet M. Mananquil (The Philippine Star) - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am

‘Reality,’ he says, was one reason why he chose to be an actor. ‘What I am most proud of is that I paid off all debts of my household.’

• Dream jobs:  Ji Chang Wook wanted to be a policeman. teacher, judge, lawyer, doctor, architect or engineer when he was young. He studied at Dankook University. A good son, the only time he didn’t obey his mom was when he decided to be an actor. His mom wanted him to be an engineer.

• Why he’s an actor: “Reality,” he says, was one reason why he chose to be an actor. “What I am most proud of is that I paid off all debts of my household.”

• Secret behind his fab abs: JVW loves to exercise. He also loves swimming, basketball and soccer.

• Easy rider: He loves riding his motorcycle. His fans say he looks good in his leather jackets.

• The music man: He is quite a singer. For an audition, he sang a song from Les Mis. He hated piano lessons when he was young, but he learned how to read music. He wants to play the guitar.

• Surprise talent: JCW knows how to knit and cross-stitch. He has sewn a scarf.

• His dream girl: “I want someone who can allow me to be innocent like a child. Someone like a muse who can inspire me. She must be someone I can converse with and have fun with.”

• Movie one-liners that make JCW’s fans’ hearts skip a beat: “You are dirty, but pretty.” “I’ll do whatever it takes to be with you.”

• Film geek: He likes thrillers. One of his top fave movies is The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

• What he collects: JCW gets a lot of gifts from fans, like a Squirtle Pokemon doll. “Someone suggested that I open a stuffed toy shop.”

• His fave foods: Hotpot, grilled lamb, roast duck.

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