Yoo Jae-Seok is a South Korean comedian and television
comedy show host. Nicknamed as "MC of the nation" , people
(netizens) have voted him for the most popular Korean comedian for
five consecutive years (since 2004). He has hosted several variety
television shows in South Korea, including the hugely popular program
Infinite Challenge. Nicknamed "The Grasshopper", due to
early appearances dressed as a grasshopper, he is now known for
his quick wit and likability with most demographics, and has established
himself as one of Korea's top (if not best) comedians and TV personalities.
Yoo Jae-Seok was born as the first child out of three (he has two
younger sisters) on August 14, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea. He is
177 cm (roughly 5'8"), 71.5 kg (about 158 pounds) and has B+
blood type. Yoo Jae-Seok attended the Seoul Institute of the Arts,
but had been unable to receive his degree due to his busy schedule
as a comedian.
His first Grand Prix was for a program called Happy Together Friends,
which concept based on TV personalities trying to find their school
friends (five of them) out of many (false friends) who are sitting
behind the desk. The show brought reminiscence upon the viewers'
school days, and became very popular. This Grand Prix is even more
memorable, not just because it was Yoo's first one, but it was from
the broadcasting system where he debuted .....