Lee Hwi-jae (이휘재)
December 29, 1972
|Alma mater||Seoul Institute of the Arts|
Moon Jeong-won (문정원) (m. 2010)
|Revised Romanization||I Hwi-jae|
|Revised Romanization||I Yeong-jae|
Lee Hwi-jae (born Lee Young-jae on December 29, 1972) is a South Korean TV presenter, comedian, actor, and singer. Lee studied theater at the Seoul Institute of the Arts, then made his TV debut in 1992 as a comedian after working as a floor director for MBC's entertainment program Sunday, Sunday Night. He shot to stardom in the program Life Theater. Since then, he has expanded his career to hosting variety shows such as Sang Sang Plus, Sponge and Quiz to Change the World. He was the third highest-paid entertainer at MBC in 2008, earning ₩574.5 million.
Hwi-jae married florist Moon Jeong-won at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul on December 5, 2010. Their twin sons, Lee Seo-eon and Lee Seo-jun, were born on March 15, 2013. He and his twins appeared in the variety show The Return of Superman from November 3, 2013 – April 14, 2018. Hwi-jae has two older sisters. Lee Hwi-jae's bon-gwan belongs to the Yi clan of Jeonju, which makes him part of the royal Yi family. He is also a 19th-generation descendant of Prince Hyoryeong, who was the second son to Taejong of Joseon.
|1995||삼색우정 - 고참은 괴로워||SBS|
|To Make a Man||KBS2|
|1996||Reporting for Duty|
|Lee Hwi-jae's 사나이 특공대||SBS|
|1998||Three Guys and Three Girls||MBC|
|1999||My Love Han Ji-soon||SBS|
|2003||Go Mom Go!||2003–2004|
|2004||Old Miss Diary|
|Hello Franceska S3||cameo|
|Look Back With a Smile||KBS2|
|2011||The Greatest Love||MBC|
|2016||Listen to Love||jTBC|
|1992||Bloody Fight for Revenge|
|1993||빛나리랑 영자랑 휘재랑|
|1995||멀고 먼 해후|
|2000||The Picture Diary|
|2006||Old Miss Diary - Movie|
|2011||초대받지 못한 손님|
|1993||Life Theater||MBC||1993-1994, 1997|
|Baby Face Club|
|1994||오늘은 좋은 날 - 큰 집 사람들|
|1999||Nam Hee-seok and Lee Hwi-jae's Wonderful Encounter||SBS||1999-2000|
|Nam Hee-seok and Lee Hwi-jae's 한국이 보인다||KBS2|
|Lee and Yoo's Night||KBS2||2001-2002|
|Super TV Sunday Fun|
|2004||Healthy Men and Women||SBS|
|Medical Non-Fiction! Last Warning|
|Sang Sang Plus||KBS2||2004-2008|
|2008||We Got Married - Season 1||MBC||2008-2009|
|Quiz to Change the World|||
|1000 Songs Challenge||SBS|||
|I Have an Uncle||KBS2|
|Determine Women's Ranks||QTV||2009-2011|
|Birth of a Family||2011-2012|
|We Are Detectives||jTBC||2012-2013|
|2013||Extreme 7||MBC Every1|
|The Return of Superman||2013–2018|||
|The Victory with Doctors||jTBC|
|Happy Together||Guest, with Tablo,
Seong-hoon & Hyun-sung
|2014||Beauty Shop||Channel A|
|2015||Match Made in Heaven Returns||MBC Every1||MC, with Leeteuk|||
|2016||Battle Trip||KBS||MC, 2016–2019|||
|Vocal War: God's Voice||SBS||Co-host with Sung Si-kyung|||
|2005||11th Korea Musical Awards|
|4th KBS Entertainment Awards|
|2006||5th KBS Entertainment Awards|
|2007||43rd Paeksang Arts Awards|
|Baseball Golden Glove Awards|
|SBS Gayo Daejeon|
|2008||SBS Entertainment Awards|
|2009||1st 대한민국 희극인의 날|
|MBC Drama Awards|
|2010||46th Paeksang Arts Awards||with Kim Ah-joong|
|2011||2011 KBS Music Festival|
|2012||48th Paeksang Arts Awards||with Kim Ah-joong|||
|MBC Gayo Daejejeon|
|2013||25th Korea PD Awards|
|2nd APAN Star Awards||with Park So-yeon|||
|2013 KBS Music Festival||with Bae Suzy and Yoon Shi-yoon|||
|2013 SBS Drama Awards||with Lee Bo-young and Kim Woo-bin|
|2014||2014 SBS Drama Awards||with Park Shin-hye and Park Seo-joon|||
|2014 KBS Music Festival||with Ok Taec-yeon and Im Yoon-ah|||
|2016||2016 SBS Drama Awards||with Bang Min-ah and Jang Geun-suk|
|2016 KBS Entertainment Awards||with Lee Hye-ri and Yoo Hee-yeol|
|2000||"Smile"||Live in Concert||Yurisangja|
|2003||"2 Man Show"||Smile||Lena Park|
- March! Waikiki Brothers (2006)
- 별난 사람들의 별나지 않은 그 집 이야기 (2010)
|2009||MBC Entertainment Awards||Grand Prize (Daesang)||N/A||Nominated|||
|2010||Best MC Award (with Park Mi-sun & Kim Gura)||Quiz to Change the World||Won|||
|2013||KBS Entertainment Awards||Producer's Special Award||The Return of Superman||Won|||
|2014||Popularity Award ( Hwi-jae's Twins with Sarang & Haru)||Won|||
|Producer's Special Award (with Song Il-gook)||Won|
|2015||Grand Prize (Daesang)||The Return of Superman, Vitamin||Won|||
- "[공식]큐브 측 "이휘재와 전속계약, 사업 확장 신호탄"". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). March 5, 2018.
- "[공식입장 전문] 이휘재, 큐브行..조권·비투비와 한솥밥 "초심찾을 것"". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). March 5, 2018.
- "Lee Hwi-jae to Marry Florist Girlfriend". The Chosun Ilbo. 19 August 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- Chung, Ah-young (18 August 2010). "Comedian Lee to marry florist on Dec. 5". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- Lee, Sun-min (8 January 2014). "Lee Hwi-jae's 3-decade diet". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- "Yoo Jae-suk Paid Nearly W1 Billion by MBC in 2008". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 October 2009. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- Jin, Christy (18 August 2010). "Comedian Lee to tie the knot". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- "Lee Hwi-jae Releases Wedding Photos". The Chosun Ilbo. 24 November 2010. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- "Lee Hwi-jae's Wife Catches Eye of Cosmetics Brand Lancôme". The Chosun Ilbo. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- Sunwoo, Carla (20 October 2012). "Lee Hwi-jae to become a father". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- Kim, Erika (16 March 2013). "Lee Hwi Jae's Wife Gives Birth to Healthy Twin Sons". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
- "'The confession couple' Lee Sang-Min: Lee, Yi Hwijae and cameo activity". Dreamwiz. 3 November 2017. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
- Lee Hwi Jae and Park Mi Sun bid farewell to 'Quiz to Change the World' after 6 years. Retrieved 2014-11-13.
- MC Lee Hwi Jae, who had expressed his love for After School earlier... Retrieved 2013-08-10.
- Park, Elli (29 June 2012). "Lee Hwi-jae confesses he got his eyebrows tattooed". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- Lee, Sun-min (6 June 2013). "Diet Master to hit airwaves on Friday". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
- 출연진. KBS (in Korean). Retrieved 24 August 2017.
- The air time of KBS2 TV new entertainment program, "Superman Is Back" has been confirmed. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
- The Return of Superman, raising Kids Makes Life a Joy Archived 2015-02-18 at the Wayback Machine. KBS World. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
-  Retrieved on 21 April 12018 H.E.
- Hwi-jae reveals Yoo Jae Suk's plans. Retrieved 2013-12-13.
- . Retrieved 2015-02-17.
- Upcoming KBS variety show 'Battle Trip' reveals MC lineup. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
- Yoo Soo Kyung (10 September 2019). "[Single] Seong Si-kyung X Lee Hwi-jae, 'Battle Trip' MC get off". Hankookilbo (in Korean). Archived from the original on 10 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
- "MC 소개". SBS (in Korean). Retrieved 24 August 2017.
- Lee Hwi-jae and Kim Ah-joong were invited as MCs, and they will be giving out total 14 awards under TV category, and 11 awards under movie category. Retrieved 2012-04-27.
- T-ara's Soyeon and Lee Hwi Jae have been appointed as MCs for the '2013 APAN Star Awards'. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
- The rep also revealed who would be the MCs in KBS Music Festival. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- Lee Hwi Jae to join Park Shin Hye as hosts for '2014 SBS Drama Awards'. Retrieved 2014-12-17.
- '2014 KBS Music Festival' unveiled its lineup of the participating hosts, artists, promising a night full of exciting performances to come!. Retrieved 2014-12-19.
- Yoo Jae-suk Named Top Entertainer at Year-end event. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- Winners Announced at 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards. Retrieved 2010-12-30.
- The '2013 KBS Entertainment Awards' kicked off the year-end award ceremonies with Shin Dong Yup, KARA's Hara, and Seo In Guk as your hosts at the KBS New Wing Open Hall in Yeouido, Seoul on the 21st! Retrieved 2013-12-21.
- Winners of The 2014 KBS Entertainment Awards. Retrieved 2014-12-27.
- 2015 KBS Entertainment Awards: Who Are the Big Winners of the Night?. Retrieved 2015-12-26.
- Winners Of 2016 KBS Entertainment Awards. Retrieved 2017-05-31.