Won Bin made his screen debut with a supporting role in the 1997 drama film "Propose". He made his big breakthrough in 2000 with drama "Kkokji" and "Autumn Fairy Tale".Won Bin started dating actress Lee Na Young who is under the same talent agency as him, Eden 9, in August 2012.In 2014, she was rumored to have been dating her show This brought up some pretty huge waves for the fans because the chemistry of this duo was already much admired on screen.That could have only been better if they were having an affair in the real life too.Won Bin started taekwondo lessons and now holds a black belt.As a young boy, he initially planned to become a car mechanic due to his interest in car racing and motorcycling.
In November 1995, a cable television station was looking to recruit and hire new actors; Won Bin applied and was accepted in his last semester of high school.
He is the fifth and youngest child, with one brother and three sisters.
His father was formerly employed in a mine and his mother worked on a farm; both of his parents are now retired.
As was common for other children living in mountainous regions, Won Bin spent most of his time playing around with friends in the mountains and rivers, and later explained: "I came back home most nights at sunset with a black and dusty face." He was frequently shy, introspective, and quiet, character traits that would continue to follow him throughout adulthood.
While not talkative or outgoing, he excelled at athletics.