Wi Ha Joon reached overnight stardom after starring in the mega-hit Netflix series "Squid Game" with Lee Jung Jae and Park Hae Soo.
Although he appeared in several Kdramas like "Romance Is a Bonus Book" with Lee Na Young and Lee Jong Suk and "18 Again," it was the thriller series that skyrocketed his fame in the Hallyu world.
Wi Ha Joon Graces Men's Health Korea's October Cover
Now, the 30-year-old actor is the newest heartthrob who recently graced the cover of Men's Health Korea for its October issue.
In a series of swoon-worthy photos, he flaunted his perfectly chiseled abs and toned physique while flashing his killer smile.
Several netizens are hyping his recent shoot with the publication and raving about his jaw-dropping visuals.
However, in one of Wi Ha Joon's Instagram posts, he mentioned that his preparation for the shoot was sudden and felt "sad" about it. Despite this, the cover photos looked flawless, and it showed that the actor aced the photoshoot.
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Fans React to Wi Ha Joon Men's Health 2021 Cover
As of this writing, the Men's Health clip shared on his Instagram gained over 850,000 likes and thousands of comments filled with heart and flaming emojis.
Fans also expressed their astonishment calling him names such as the "perfect man" and "daddy," suggesting that his photos were on fire.
Interestingly, netizens also voiced how in awe they are for Wi Ha Joon delivering striking visuals.
Wi Ha Joon Workout Routine 2021
In his interview with the Men's Health team, the "Something in the Rain" actor spills the details on how he maintains his body in tip-top shape.
A self-confessed fitness enthusiast, he revealed that he used to go to the gym five days a week; however, the health crisis has shifted Wi Ha Joon's workout routine, and he would now normally exercise at home.
Another fun fact about Wi Ha Joon's workout is that the actor revealed that he "has been building muscle with bodyweight training" since his military service," hence the perfectly toned body that fans went crazy about.
Wi Ha Joon on His Character in 'Squid Game'
As the interview continued, he also spoke about his thoughts regarding his role and experience filming the Netflix series "Squid Game."
He mentioned that he instantly fell in love with his character prompting him to accept the offer.
In the nine-episode series, he portrayed police officer Hwang Joon Ho, wh secretly infiltrated the organization and disguised himself as one of the administrators in hopes of tracking down his older brother.
As for the massive success of Park Hae Soo and Lee Jung Jae's Kdrama, Wi Ha Joon admitted that he is "blown away by how immersive it was," adding that the overwhelming response from the public was something that he has never seen before.
Apart from the craze it created, "Squid Game" scored a massive achievement after being the first-ever Kdrama to rank number one in Netflix U.S.
Moreover, the Hwang Dong Hyuk-directed series is currently at the top spot in 40 countries.