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Park Bo Gum | Before & After The Military Service

Park Bo Gum | Before & After The Military Service

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Park Bo Gum is a 29-year-old South Korean actor who has been in the Korean Entertainment industry for 12 years. He couldn’t hold a fan meeting before leaving for the military. Fans were heartbroken by the announcement of his enlistment. Due to the pandemic, fans were informed not to visit the location at the time of his departure. 

Park Bo Gum served in the Military as required for 18 months from August 2020 to February 2022

Let’s have a look at his updates after returning from the Military. 

Career Life & Updates After Military

A press conference was not held to welcome the actor after the military. The actor made his first appearance after the military as the host of the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards 2022 with the comedian Shin Dong-yeob and actress and singer SUZY. 

After he returned from the Military, he announced that he had reunited with the director and cast members of “Love in the Moonlight” in the travel entertainment program called “ Young Actors’ Retreat,” which was released in September 2022 on TVING. 

Park Bo Gum Military Enlistment

At 27 years old, Park Bo Gum enlisted in the military nearly 9 years after his debut. 

Place of ServiceNavy military band (Cultural Promotion soldier)
Position heldSergeant

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Why should all men in South Korea serve in the Military?

Conscription, under the Constitution of South Korea, states that it is mandatory for all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years to serve in the Military. The duration of the service differs according to the military branch they serve. Usually, Active soldiers serve for a period of 18 months, Navy soldiers for 20 months, and Air force soldiers for 21 months

Male citizens between the above age range go through an ‘Impairment and Disability evaluation’ before enlisting in the “first citizen service” mandate. 

The actor Park Bo Gum also had to serve as required despite having some breakthrough moments as an artist in the entertainment industry.   

Family & Relationships

Park Bo Gum is reportedly dating his girlfriend, Kim Yoo Jung.

FatherN/A
MotherN/A
SiblingsOne sister & a brother
Girlfriend/SpouseKim Yoo Jung
Children N/A

Park Bo Gum Biography

NamePark Bo-gum
GenderMale
ProfessionActor
NationalitySouth Korean
Date of BirthJune 16, 1993,
Birth PlaceMok-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Age (As of March 2023)29
EducationMokdong Middle SchoolShinmok High School
Myongji University
Height5 Feet 9 Inches (180 cm)
Weight66 kg (133 lbs)
Marital StatusIn a relationship

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How long did Park Bo Gum serve in the Military?

Park Bo Gum served in the military for nearly 18 months, from August 31, 2020, to February 21, 2022. 

When did Park Bo Gum enlist in the Military? 

He enlisted in the military on August 31, 2020, and was 27 years old at the time.

When was Park Bo Gum discharged from the Military?

He was discharged on February 21, 2022, from service in the Navy band.

How old is Park Bo Gum?

Park Bo Gum is 29 years old as of March 2023.

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