In 2012, he began his modeling career. The man born on August 7, 1992, made his acting debut in 2014 with a brief appearance in the medical romance drama “It’s Okay That’s Love.” He continued to play supporting roles in dramas such as Beautiful Mind, The Liar and His Lover, My Mister, and Confession Couple over the next three years. Here we provide a list of dramas in which Jang Ki-yong has appeared as the main character

Apart from being a model, actor, and athlete, apparently the actor in the drama Now, We Are Breaking Up is also a singer. The man who has a passion for photography has brought his soothing voice into the soundtracks of his dramas, including “The Liar and His Lover” and “Come and Hug Me”, with the songs “In Your Eyes” and “Paradise Tree” respectively.

He is currently serving in the military since August 23, 2021, and will be discharged around February 22, 2023.

The following is a list of dramas in which Jang Ki-yong has starred as a lead character.

jang ki yong drama list as main character


Jang Ki-yong is Main Character on Now, We Are Breaking Up (2021)

Drama: Now, We Are Breaking Up (literal title)
Revised romanization: Jigeum, Heeojineun Joongibmida
Hangul: 지금, 헤어지는 중입니다
Director: Lee Gil-Bok
Writer: Je-In
Network: SBS
Episodes: 16
Release Date: November 12, 2021 – January 1, 2022
Runtime: Friday & Saturday 22:00-23:10

A dreamlike story of love and breakup.

Ha Young-Eun (Song Hye-Kyo) is the leader of a design team for a fashion company. She is a cold-hearted realist and she prioritizes stability first. She is smart, beautiful, self-disciplined, and sensitive to trends.

Yoon Jae-Kook (Jang Ki-Yong) is a popular freelancer fashion photographer. He has everything like intelligence, wealth, and a handsome appearance.

Main Cast
Song Hye Kyo as Ha Young Eun
Jang Ki Yong as Yoon Jae Kook

Jang Ki-yong is the Lead Character on My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021)

Drama: My Roommate Is A Gumiho (English title) / Frightening Cohabitation (literal title)
Revised romanization: Gan Ddeoreojineun Donggeo
Hangul: 간 떨어지는 동거
Director: Nam Sung-Woo
Writer: Na (webcomic), Baek Sun-Woo, Choi Bo-Rim
Network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Release Date: May 26 – July 15, 2021
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:30

Shin Woo-Yeo (Jang Ki-Yong) is a handsome and smart professor. He is also a 999-year-old nine-tailed fox. To become a human, he collects human energy in a bead. Soon, he is set to become a human.

Meanwhile, Lee Dam (Hyeri) is a university student. One day, her drunk friend falls asleep on top of an expensive car. She apologizes to Shin Woo-Yeo, who is the car owner. While Lee Dam struggles to take her friend away, Shin Woo-Yeo gives her a hand. An accident happens that changes their fate. Shin Woo-Yeo’s bead falls out of his mouth and Lee Dam unintentionally swallows it. The bead can exist inside of a human for no more than 1 year and, afterward, the bead will break inside of that person. This will cause Lee Dam to die and Shin Woo-Yeo will lose his chance to become a human. Shin Woo-Yeo explains to Lee Dam their predicament and suggests that they should live together until they figure out a solution.

Lee Dam, who has never had a boyfriend in her life, now lives with Shin Woo-Yeo.

Main Cast
Jang Ki Yong as Shin Woo-Yeo
Hyeri as Lee Dam

Find Drama My Roommate is A Gumiho on Amazon.

Jang Ki-yong is Main Cast on Born Again (2020)

Drama: Born Again
Revised romanization: Born Again
Hangul: 본 어게인
Director: Jin Hyung-Wook
Writer: Jung Soo-Mi
Network: KBS2
Episodes: 32
Release Date: April 20 – June 9, 2020
Runtime: Mon & Tue 22:00

“Born Again” tells the story of 2 men and 1 woman who becomes involved in the 1980s and again in the present day through reincarnation and fate.

In the 1980s, Kong Ji-Cheol (Jang Ki-Yong) denies his fate to become devilish like his father. In the present day, Cheon Jong-Beom (Jang Ki-Yong) is a medical school student.

Jung Ha-Eun (Jin Se-Yun) suffers from dilated cardiomyopathy in the 1980s. She owns the used bookstore “Old Future.” In the present day, Jung Sa-Bin (Jin Se-Yun) is an instructor of archaeology. She pets nameless remains warmly and figures out their story. The secret of those nameless remains are uncovered.

In the 1980s, Cha Hyeong-Bin (Lee Soo-Hyuk) is a detective who loves only one person. In the present day, Kim Soo-Hyeok (Lee Soo-Hyuk) is a prosecutor, who believes in a crime gene that is inherited.

Main Cast
Jang Ki-Yong as Kong Ji-Cheol
Jin Se-Yun as Jung Ha-Eun
Lee Soo-Hyuk as Cha Hyeong-Bin

Kill It (2019)

Drama: Kill It
Revised romanization: Kil It
Hangul: 킬잇
Director: Nam Sung-Woo
Writer: Son Hyun-Soo, Choi Myung-Jin
Network: OCN
Episodes: 12
Release Date: March 23 – April 28, 2019
Runtime: Sat. & Sun. 22:20

Kim Soo-Hyun (Jang Ki-Yong) is an elite assassin. He kills his targets and disappears. His identity like race, age or name is unknown to others. Individuals, gangs, and organizations from all over the world hire Kim Soo-Hyun. Deep within his mind, he wants to have affection from people. Now, Kim Soo-Hyun has to kill to find his family.

Do Hyun-Jin (Nana) graduated at the top of her class from a police university. She is an excellent detective who is also arrogant. She is usually dressed fashionably. Do Hyun-Jin comes across as cold-hearted, but she sympathizes with those in painful situations. Now, Do Hyun-Jin chases after Kim Soo-Hyun to reveal a mystery related to her lover’s death.

Jang Ki Yong as Kim Soo-Hyun
Nana as Do Hyun-Jin

Search: WWW (2019)

Drama: Search: WWW (English title)
Revised romanization: Geomsaekeoreul Ibryeokhaseyo: WWW
Hangul: 검색어를 입력하세요: WWW
Director: Jung Ji-Hyun, Kwon Young-Il
Writer: Kwon Eun-Sol
Network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Release Date: June 5 – July 25, 2019
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 21:30

Bae Ta-Mi (Lim Soo-Jung) works as a director for a big web portal company. She is in her late 30’s and is quite competitive. With her competitiveness, Bae Ta-Mi enjoys success. The methods she uses to win has her wondering if she is doing the right thing with her life. Has she sacrificed too much of her personal life for success?

Park Mo-Gun (Jang Ki-Yong) is a man in his 20’s and is a gifted composer. He creates music for video games. Park Mo-Gun meets Bae Ta-Mi at an arcade. He falls in love with her due to her competitive spirit.

Main Cast:
Lim Soo Jung as Bae Ta Mi
Lee Da Hee as Cha Hyun
Jeon Hye Jin as Song Ka Kyung
Jang Ki Yong as Park Mo Gun
Lee Jae Wook as Seol Ji Hwan

Come and Hug Me (2018)

Drama: Come and Hug Me
Revised romanization: Yiriwa Anajwoe
Hangul: 이리와 안아줘
Director: Choi Joon-Bae
Writer: Lee A-Ram
Network: MBC
Episodes: 32
Release Date: May 16 – July 19, 2018
Runtime: Wednesday & Thursdays 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)

A man and a woman suffering from wounded hearts due to a murder case that took place in their past. The man is a detective and the woman is a popular actress.

When Do-Jin (Jang Ki-Yong) and Jae-Yi (Jin Ki-Joo) were high school students, they were each other’s first love. Do-Jin’s father Hee-Jae (Heo Jun-Ho) was a psychopath and killed Jae-Yi’s parents. Do-Jin and Jae-Yi have separated afterward.

Now, Do-Jin works as a detective. He treats the victim’s family with care. This is his way of atoning for his father’s horrific act. Meanwhile, Jae-Yi works as an actress. She followed in the footsteps of her late mother who was a famous actress. Since her parents’ deaths, Jae-Yi has suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Do-Jin and Jae-Yi meet again.

Jang Ki-Yong as Chae Do-Jin
Jin Ki-Joo as Han Jae Yi
Heo Jun-Ho as Yoon Hee Jae



List of Dramas in which Jang Ki-yong has appeared as a Main Character compiled by sparkling@cafehallyu
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