What started out as an attempt to rob some money from the Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation ended up becoming the biggest heist in Korean history, and one of the biggest in history. Rio, also known as Lee Hyun-woo, masterminded what would become the largest bank robbery in Korean history. In reality, he was a simple man who was caught up in an elaborate plan by the Korean mafia to get their money back from banks that had foreclosed on loans following the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. It’s safe to say that this guy definitely wasn’t prepared for what happened next… Rio : the Korean Mastermind from Money Heist Korea
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Who Is Lee Hyun-woo
Lee Hyun-woo, better known as Rio (라이오), is a South Korean singer, actor and model. Born on March 31, 1989 in Seoul, South Korea Lee Hyun-woo made his debut as a member of SS501 in 2005. He was a member of SS501 until July 10th 2017 when he announced that he would be withdrawing from activities due to health reasons. On November 6th 2018, Lee Hyun-woo officially signed with King Kong Entertainment to begin his solo career.
Lee Hyun-woo Play Role As Rio
Lee Hyun-woo is playing as Rio, a character that was appeared in La La Land and successfully stole $134 million dollars worth of diamonds. He will appear again in Money Heist to steal more money. The company that produced the original series La La Land stated We are very happy to see our show be used for such great reason.
Lee Hyun-woo has been busy lately with multiple projects such as modeling for Prada and doing several roles on dramas and movies.
How did he get this role?
Lee Hyun-woo is a South Korean actor and model. Lee made his debut in 2005 with Twinkle Twinkle. This was followed by various roles in dramas such as She’s Out of My League (MBC), Gloria (SBS), and most recently starred in KBS2’s Money Heist. In addition to dramas, Lee has appeared in various films including: The Scent (2016), Two Brides and One Funeral (2016) and 24 Hours to Live (2015). He also appeared in 2018 film Mr Idol alongside actors Kang Ha Neul, Seo In Guk and Seolhyun.
His portrayal of a master thief
Lee Hyun-woo’s portrayal of Rio may be slightly comical in how he deals with some situations but it’s only because of how bad things get for him. When things get serious though Lee Hyun-woo goes down as one of my favorite serious actors along with Park Bo-gum, Lee Jeong-jae and Kim Nam-gil. I can’t wait to see more from him as well as his other cast mates on future episodes of Money Heist Korea . If you haven’t seen it yet please go check it out!
Where to watch Money Heist Korea
Good news! Two new seasons of The Suspect: Rio and Lee Hyun-woo have been announced by Netflix. You can watch the first season on Netflix. (It’s only available in English with Spanish subtitles as of publishing.) A third season is planned for 2020; no word yet on whether Lee Hyun-woo will be returning to his starring role. The second season of The Suspect: Yang Man-Chul aired in August 2019; it also stars Lee Hyun-woo and is not currently available outside of South Korea. If you haven’t seen it yet, give both seasons a look—you won’t regret it! It’s an amazingly fun ride that’ll leave you stunned for days afterwards.
Fandom around him in Brazil
Brazilians are eagerly waiting for O Mecanismo (Money Heist) to air. All they need is a small clue that Lee Hyun-woo has arrived in Rio de Janeiro and they will be ecstatic. After launching his career with Hyde Jekyll Me, an action crime drama produced by Kim Seong-hun (The Age of Shadows), which was broadcast on KBS2 in 2013, Lee quickly rose to stardom with Master: God of Noodles broadcast by SBS in 2014.
What happened to Lee Hyun Woo?
Lee Hyun Woo (born November 9, 1997) is a South Korean actor. He began his career as a child actor, notably in TV dramas such as MBC’s Life Is Beautiful (2011), OCN’s Voice (2014), and KBS2’s Children of Nobody (2015). Lee made his big screen debut in crime thriller Money Heist in 2017. His role of Rio earned him several accolades including Best New Actor at the Asia Artist Awards and Best New Actor at KBS Drama Awards. The same year, he joined cast of Deep-rooted Tree, where he played a genius hacker who gets involved with criminals to save his family members.
How old is Lee Hyun Woo now?
He was born on March 17, 1992 in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He’s 26 years old (in 2018).
Is Lee Hyun Woo a singer?
Lee Hyun Woo, a great singer in South Korea, is playing a role as Rio, a well-dressed thief who seeks vengeance against his ex-lover turned out to be police inspector and framed him for stealing 20 billion won. The production of MBC’s Money Heist drama began airing on May 3rd 2017. This makes it one of Lee Hyun Woo’s first acting roles. Airing every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10pm KST on MBC Dramanet. The show will also be aired on other channels around Asia including Viu TV and Netflix. In order to see how Rio looks in real life let’s take a look at some photos of Lee Hyun Woo during an interview with JTBC Newsroom where he talked about his acting skills.
When was Lee Hyun Woo born?