Yoo Ji-tae is a South Korean actor, film director, and screenwriter. After a stint as a fashion model, Yoo launched his acting career in 1998 and then rose to fame through the films Attack the Gas Station (1999) and Ditto (2000).
He is the director of a lot of short films that have been successful at various festivals and have been shown all over the world.
In addition to directing, writing, and starring as the lead character in his fourth short film, Invitation, Yoo also wrote the film’s script and co-stars in the film alongside leading woman Uhm Ji-won.
Yoo directed his debut feature film, titled Mai Ratima, in 2012. The film was based on a description that Yoo had written when he was in college 15 years prior.
It depicts the improbable love connection between a Korean man in his 30s who is living on the lowest rung of society and a Thai mail-order bride who is in her 20s. Both of them are from Thailand.
On January 26, 2012, principal photography began in the province of Gyeonggi, and the film made its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival on October 5, 2012.
Yoo has stated that he intends to carry on producing or directing movies that are centered on significant social concerns since he is interested in the fate of those who are less affluent. At the 2013 Deauville Asian Film Festival, Mai Ratima was awarded the prize given by the Jury.
Yoo Ji-tae Net Worth: Is Yoo Ji Tae A Millionaire?
South Korean actor Yoo Ji-tae has an estimated net worth of $256 million which makes him a millionaire.
How Rich Is Yoo Ji-tae?
Smart stock investments, large property holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl make Yoo Ji-tae a multi-millionaire.
As well to have a chain of Seoul restaurants called “Fat Yoo Burger,” he also owns a football team called “Seoul Angels,” a liquor brand called “pure wonder” (South Korea), and a fashion line called “Yoo Ji Tae Seduction” for young women.