Welcome to Jung Il Woo Delights!

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Let this be a place, a garden where you can delight in Jung Il woo, his great talent, his kindness, his beauty, his playful personality, his sweet temperament and his impressive career as an actor, model and entertainer.

January 13, 2022

Hello! Everyone!  Welcome to Jung Il Woo Delights!  A website dedicated to Jung Il-woo and all his professional endeavors (and those he choses to share with us from his personal life). It covers the time span from 2006 until February 21st of 2022.

Ready to delight in our dear Jung Il Woo?  You can visit Events in the main menu to get started!  It is a great place to start!  All events are classified by year and within each year by topic. Another great place to visit is his biography under His Story in the main menu. This gives you the chance to know about some of his more personal information.  There is also a Fan Center to help navigate the WOOrld of being an Ilwoolie (that’s the loving name Jung Il woo has given his fans) and it will also give you an idea of his Fan meetings from the past and his Fan Clubs.

Thanks so much for visiting!  I wish you much health and joy … and many many! delightful Ilwoo moments!

Dear Jung Il-woo my eternal gratitude for delighting me!  Much love, health and prosperity to you always!  May GOD bless you and remember, I will always be with you!  I always have been and always will be… forever.

💛😇Fan 13✨✨✨

P.S. After 5 delightful years, I am no longer active posting any content. You can read about why here.

This website is one of the tangible products of my love for Jung Il woo. I noticed very early on as I became his fan, that there was very little content written in English and when it was, it was all in pieces. I thought this was the perfect way to do do something for him that would be helpful to all his international fans.

Linked to this website is only a YouTube channel by the same name.  There are no social media accounts linked any longer. So if you see anyone bearing the name jungilwoo delights it is not me.

Dear Fans you are welcome to copy all images to your heart’s content.  But please… if you are copying part of the text I wrote or using one of the images with the watermark Fan13 or http://www.jungilwoodelights. com please do not remove it and credit my work accordingly.

Please note: All content published is the sole property of the authors who hold the respective copyrights and it is taken from sources made available to the public – no copyright infringement is intended by the use of any of the materials provided on this website.
This site is NOT affiliated with Jung Il Woo or his representatives. It was created and it is maintained by a fan, fan 13! who doesn’t earn money from it. The intention of this website is to provide Jung Il woo fans with a place on the web where they can find information about Jung Il woo’s lifework in English.


Jung Il woo’s 2022 Calendar (Final Post)

February 21, 2022

Happy Fifth Anniversary to this website!!! WOOhoo!!!

Since this is my last post on such an auspicious day… I wanted to express my gratitude and treat all my followers and those who see this to something special… so I decided on this: his Calendar 2022.  Since it is sold out, I hope this is OK with you Ilwoo Ssi!

This calendar was not at all what Ilwoo had planned.  Sometimes life gives us lemons… and well this lemonade of a calendar was actually pretty tasty! ^ ^ Something very tasty for me in this moment is that with this post I reached my goal… this is post 1000!  I also completed 447 pages for this website.  I just can’t believe I did all that!  I never knew I could do something like this for someone…  I guess that’s what true love does.  One flies!

And what a flight!  I have been so blessed being Ilwoo’s fan. Because of GOD, the stars aligned and I saw Jung Il woo… the most delightful being my eyes have ever beheld to this day.  Something sparked deep inside of me and led to some of the best dreams I’ve ever had… Incredibly more than I dreamed came true.  I traveled to Asia for the first time, and to Korea…  I learned Korean ( still am ^ ^)  Living through the Covid Pandemic I became aware of my inner being… the true source of joy, peace and love.

Jung Il woo… Ilwoolies… I wish you the same… dream big… listen to your thoughts… be bold… stay grateful… love all the way!  Give your all!  So then you can say… I lived!   This song from One Republic describes what I mean… I’m listening to it now…

Hope when you take that jump
You don’t fear the fall
Hope when the water rises
You built a wall
Hope when the crowd screams out
It’s screaming your name
Hope if everybody runs
You choose to stay
Hope that you fall in love
And it hurts so bad
The only way you can know
You give it all you have
And I hope that you don’t suffer
But take the pain
Hope when the moment comes you’ll say
I, I did it all
I, I did it all
I owned every second that this world could give
I saw so many places
The things that I did
Yeah, with every broken bone
I swear I lived
Hope that you spend your days
But they all add up
And when that sun goes down
Hope you raise your cup
Oh, oh
I wish that I could witness
All your joy
And all your pain
But until my moment comes, I’ll say
I, I did it all
I, I did it all
I owned every second that this world could give
I saw so many places
The things that I did
Yeah, with every broken bone
I swear I lived
Oh, WOO-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh, WOO-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh, WOO-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh, WOO-oh-oh, oh, whoa-oh-oh
(With every broken bone)
I swear I lived
(With every broken bone)
I swear I
Repeat Chorus
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Ryan Tedder / Noel Patrick Zancanella
I Lived lyrics © Midnite Miracle Music, Songs Of Patriot Games, Blastronaut Publishing, Sony/atv Pop Music Publishing
Thank you once more for being with me on this amazing ride!  Here is the Calendar 2022… for your total delight!  ^  ^
In case you have not seen it… here is the behind the scenes YouTube video:
Thank you for everything!
BE well!  And GOD bless you!
Signing off.
Fan 13

Jung Il woo’s Childhood Photos.

February 20, 2022

I realized I have never posted about Ilwoo’s childhood.  There are some very lovely photos he has shared throughout the years.  Here are some of them…

The last two came from a video that was shown in his 2009 Fan Meeting.  Cr. DCIlwoo

And her he is in his tween and teen years:

Here is the video that they showed at the 2009 Fan Meeting in Japan…  it’s very shaky:



Jung Ilwoo has an older sister. Her name is Jung Shi-sung and she is 5 years older than him.  She is not married as of this date.  They are very close.  Although Ilwoo doesn’t post about her  (I think I’ve only see one post and it was lately,) she is in many pictures with him in 2015… she was living in China then and because she speaks Chinese she helped him a lot in that year when he did a lot of work there.   She is also the woman next to him on his last day of Civic duties too.  So if you are curious… you know now where to look. ^  ^

He also talks about her HERE.  Go straight to part 3.

I heard once from another fan that he doesn’t like people posting about her… and I always have respected that…  I’m so glad they have each other in life.



Jung Il Woo’s GIFs

February 16, 2022

This is a post I was working  so I decided to complete it… this is what I wrote about in November 2020…  incredible how time passes by!

I was looking at the contents of my website for “holes”, in other words missing content or content that needs expansion and while online I bumped into some really funny GIFs.  And I thought that’s it!  I haven’t really compiled Jung Ilwoo GIFs in the website.  Some of them are so funny!

Do you know how to make a GIF. GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format.

This is the definition/history bit by Wikipedia;

Graphics Interchange Format (GIF; /dʒɪf/ JIF or /ɡɪf/ GHIF) is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the online services provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on 15 June 1987.

So let’s start shall we… I am going to go in drama order, that way we can delight in watching Jung Il woo grow too…

Unstoppable High Kick (2007)

The Return of Iljimae (2009)

This one is from that same time period:

49 Days (2011)

Flower Boy Ramen Shop (2011


Moon Embracing the Sun (2011)

Golden Rainbow (20013-14)

The Night Watchman Journal (2014)

High End Crush (2015)

Cinderella and the Four Knights (2016)

Haechi (2019)

Sweet Munchies (2020)




Jung Il woo playing golf!


Jung Il woo’s passion for golf is not new.  He has played on and off in the past too.  This is from 2017:

And this was the first time he shared Golf with us this year:

July 15, 2021

Music Cr. My Jinji by Sunset Rollercoaster. (Audiotree Live Version)

August 18, 2021

Caption:  Golf, you can’t conquer it in your lifetime.

August 21

Caption: My favorite these days. Malbon.

September 12, 2021

Caption: Golfing for my birthday!  The flag is like 2 meters high!

On September 24th he played golf with Lee Sun-jae!


Caption: Round of golf with teacher Lee Sun-jae.  Take care of your health, teacher!  I’m happy to play a round with my teacher.

Then on October 22, he posted his first golf video in his YouTube Channel. He did a product placement for a Golf equipment and clothing company called V12.

These were the Instagram posts inviting fans to go watch it:

And this is the video:

The video description read:

Translation via Google:

And this was a short clip he also posted in his Instagram:

These are my screen captures:

HERE you can see the Spring Collection for V12.  Ilwoo would look so much better than that male model!

And this is the latest video (as of January 24th.)

Translation via Google Translate:

Beginner’s luck seems to exist

※ The filming location in this video was taken after prior consultation.
※ This video was filmed in compliance with social distancing guidelines.

※ Subtitles are available. Clicking the CC button for subtitles.
※ CCボタンカラ字幕を選択してkuだsai。

My screen captures:

This was my least favorite part:

I hope someday men realize that insulting women or senior citizens is not funny.  One thing is doing it with your friend privately … another in a public YouTube video that so many people can see and hear.   Seriously Ilwoo?….!!!

… maybe it was universal energy balancing the lady difficulty with a gentleman one?  ^ ^ Ha!!!

I loved how you cheered your friend on…even though you lost.  You are so sweet!  Talking about sweet, I really liked these edits by dct_dgmty.  They are so well done!  I hope you don’t mind me placing them here!  Thank you!

Smiling eyes… keep enjoying Golf!  Eventually you will be able to play it all over the world!   So many great places to do it!



Jung Il Woo and motorcycles.

January 4-6, 2022

I decided to create a post about Jung Il woo and all the moments he has graced the screen in a motorcycle.  I was surprised to find there are so many!  The inspiration for this post came from a recent story where he shared with us a Lego Technic Motorcycle set that reminded him of his childhood. He posted it on January 2nd.

I thought, “I will post some of his moments with motorcycles”… and suddenly that small Instagram post turned into a much bigger research and here it is so far:

High Kick

Of course when we think of Ilwoo and his character Yoon-ho, we can’t separate the motorcycle from him, it was such a part of this character. Here he is posing with it:

You can see one of the very first scenes HERE in minute 6:38.  A little treat for Russian fans!

Sadly, there are not many scenes of Jung Il woo in motorcycles from Unstoppable High Kick in the internet.  These are my screen shots from episode 39.  I have to do more and better ones, on my to do list now!

But probably the most moving scene in the entire sitcom was the end scene, with our darling prince rolling in on a motorcycle… here is a video of that last episode:

There just isn’t any way this ending could be better than it is!

Goodbye Sadness

In 2007, Jung Il woo participated in the creation of a music video. It was directed by Goo Jung-hyun and it is 30 minutes long!  It was released in eight parts…so fans had to wait to see its dramatic ending!   There are two longer versions in You Tube that show the whole story further down.  Jung II-woo along with his co-star Baek Sung-hyun won best actor(s) for their performance in these movie videos at the 9th Mnet KM Music Festival. Personally, I think it should be called ‘Hello Sadness.’  It is pretty violent…

To see the rest of it… go HERE.

This was from the press conference:

The Secret of Keu Keu Island

In 2008, Jung II-woo had a cameo appearance in episode one of this series as Lee Yoon-ho!


Here is a video set to the scene with the motocycle:


49 Days

Probably after Yoon-ho this would be his second most memorable motorcycle character… though I know some international fans would probably vote for another one coming later. ^ ^

In 2011, Jung Il woo played two characters in a drama called 49 days.  He is the scheduler, a death reaper and Song Yi-soo and both ride motorcycles.

Here is the Scheduler:

And here is Song Yi-soo, riding to his… end!  Not for the faint hearted.  This is very hard for me to watch… for many reasons:

I know… it is absolutely heart breaking…

Flower Boy Ramen Shop

The only motorcycle scene I remember there being in Flower Boy Ramen Shop is the KISS one.  You know what kiss I’m talking about if you know Jung Il woo well, because to me it is not only his best kiss to date, but the best kiss in Kdrama.  How do I dare say this?  Let me give you four good reasons:

First off, the set up of this episode is simply brilliant to its name “A Street Car Named Desire”… it is a twist highlighting the high emotions in this famous play by Tennessee Williams.  Even the name of Cha, changes to Chwa , after 전차chon-chwa‘, which means street car in Korean. 

Second because this kiss lasts the whole episode and even into another one.  The kiss starts at the very beginning of the episode, cooking like a Ramen Soup… slowly but consistently it gets hotter and hotter as Cha Chi soo feels his emotions come to complete boiling point when he finds out that Eun-bi has gone on a date with the Pillar, the Onion!  

Third because as we see Cha Chi-soo storm into the movie theater and drag Eun-bi out to the motocycle, one never sees that kiss coming.  It is a fast, and so passionate, an explosive surprise!  It is why this kiss is even a two part kiss which is rare in any Kdrama, becasue the first moment kiss is the set up for … THE KISS!  And what a kiss it is…

It is a kiss that still moves me every time I watch it, which makes it the Fourth reason!  It never, ever!  stops delighting …

I found the whole scene in YouTube… ready?

And just like the kiss, it is repeated in the next episode (11) with its aftermath of emotions on both characters:

This drama is so well written that Ilwoo’s character’s love is exactly like most high schooler’s love: self centered… it is not what he feels for her, is what he feels himself about her!

And if you need a Fifth reason is that, Jung Il woo did such an incredible job in kissing suddenly and so passionately that he even broke the actresses’ lip…!  Look:

^ ^ Oh Ilwoo is so adorable in this… !  There is the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th… infinite!

Alright time to cool down… let’s do it with some photos from this kiss and our theme… the motorcycle:

These are my screen captures:

So much to learn about love little fish… but what a heart!

Cinderella and the Four Knights

This is the drama most international fans get to know Jung Il woo by, as it is in Netflix… and this is the drama I referred to earlier that fans would see as the second most memorable motorcycle scenes (and not 49 Days).

And motorcycle scenes abound in the beginning, especially episodes 1 & 2…  In fact our introduction to his character Kang Ji-woon is through a motorcycle scene… do you remember:

Here is mix of photos from that day of filming, some are official stills and some are from fans (credit on them)…

Then to see the next scene,  jump to minute 39:48 or see it here:

Here are my screen shots:

Last motorcycle scene in episode 1 starts in minute 55:43:

I love these scenes played throughout this MV “For You” by BTOB:

If you had to take a ride with one of his characters which one would you choose?  I think I’d go with…  not easy to decide! But I’m leaning towards …




Happy New Year 2022!


December 31, 2021

Unreal.  This year is over!

Covid wise, thank goodness!  I pray we are getting closer to eradicating it… though it doesn’t seem so at the moment.  I do think that the vaccine is a step in being a bit more protected so if one does get it, it is less severe and not lethal like it was before.  We have learned and we are still learning.

Ilwoo wise… sadly. One less year of Ilwoo!  And what a tough year for all performers: actors, singers, musicians, dancers… and our darling Jung Il woo.  Yet Ilwoo managed to give us in 2021 one of his best dramas ever: Bossam Steal the Fate!  This alone is a enough reason to celebrate and to be so thankful for! Credit is due too to Kwon Yuri, who was stellar in this drama and really brought out the best of Ilwoo with her light.  It was a pity this hit of a combo could not continue to shine brighter as the Village Shop show was limited for us international fans to continue to delight in the Ilwoo-Yuri, or Mildang couple.  We were picking up bits here and there due to the generosity of IG dieuhuyensmilwoo and in the Korean language sea, which made it so hard for us to understand and therefore enjoy it.   I have faith there is more to come… with English subtitles possibilities as they are really so great together!   And being able to see it with subtitles makes such a difference.

Talking about subtitles, I want to give KYR125 Subs a very special thanks, I was able to delight in this couple’s time together due to her hard work!  If you haven’t seen this gem… her english subs for Village Shop, it is time you did!  Here it is:

A dear new friend who prefers to not be names shared the long version with me and it is not uploaded in YouTube anymore, so you can watch it in my Instagram account.

We’ll see what else we get from these two… a kiss finaly? ^ ^

We also had a new season of his YouTube channel, a phase that seemed at times more mature and definitely filmed with better camera views.  Ilwoo even tried some product placement!  Keep going Ilwoo!  Cooking products, face products… there is so much you can do!   It was also great to see Ilwoo cross off some of his bucket list items like surfing and playing golf… and maybe continue them?

What will you attempt next year?  So looking forward to seeing it!

The hands of the clock continue to turn with every second getting closer 2022… may it be the best year for you dearest Jung Il woo, for every one of you!  May your dreams come true!   I will take my leave this year! with this beautiful poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson:

Ring out, wild bells

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
   The flying cloud, the frosty light:
   The year is dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.

Ring out the old, ring in the new,
   Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
   The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.

Ring out the grief that saps the mind
   For those that here we see no more;
   Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.

Ring out a slowly dying cause,
   And ancient forms of party strife;
   Ring in the nobler modes of life,
With sweeter manners, purer laws.

Ring out the want, the care, the sin,
   The faithless coldness of the times;
   Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes
But ring the fuller minstrel in.

Ring out false pride in place and blood,
   The civic slander and the spite;
   Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.

Ring out old shapes of foul disease;
   Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
   Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.

Ring in the valiant man and free,
   The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
   Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be.

Me: Ring in the best of each one of us!

Update… today, the last day of 2021, my instagram reached 20,000 followers!  I am so… so… delighted!  Jung Il woo, I am so grateful for all the inspiration these past five years, you helped me discover so many things about myself, most importantly my love!  Ilwoolies thank you for your support, I am so glad we get to share in this beautiful gift of our lives:

Much health and prosperity to you all! Like Ilwoo said:  It is 2022!  We are blessed!  Yes we are!  Because we are here!!!  ^ ^