Jihoon Lee from Seoul, South Korea became a household name in the United States as he got cast as one of the fiancé’ in TLC’s hit show 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way.
Circa May of 2019, a spin-off of 90 Day Fiancé was announced. It got premiered a few months later. The premise of the show was such that six couples each with one American partner married their partner abroad and permanently moved to their partner’s home country.
Jihoon Lee and his gorgeous partner after successfully laying out their private matters in the reality TV screen once again returned to TLC’s audience with their love and hate drama.
The second season of the show that premiered on the 8th of June 2020, featured four new couples. While Jihoon, his partner, and one more pair from the preceding season, yet again returned for the reality television journey.
Jihoon Lee Wiki (Age) — Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Jihoon Lee turned 29 years old at some point before May of 2020. He indicated in the show that his parents were very traditional and that they were not comfortable with him having pre-marital sex or a child out of matrimony.
His parents, South Korean nationality, went to the United States for the first time in life to visit their son’s fiance, Deavan Clegg. About the first impression, Jihoon mother said:
“I was shocked that Deavan had a daughter when they first told me. It’s something that’s frowned upon in Korean culture and I’m not happy.”
Further updates on if the folks developed a soft corner for their daughter-in-law, was yet to follow.
Meanwhile, in the family, Jihoon also had an older sibling (age 26, in September 2019). His elusive brother, for some reason, opted out of being filmed by TLC.
Jihoon Lee Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Jihoon Lee, known for his young-looking skin and ideal Korean looks, stands to the height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Also, at some point, he weighed 72kg.
Jihoon, unlike his partner Deavan, did not share much of his personal life on social media. Nevertheless, he had quite a following of 172k followers on his Instagram. He also ran a vlog channel with the name ‘JunnyVanny’ on YouTube.
Jihoon Lee Job, Net Worth, Career
Back in the days, Jihoon Lee’s job as a used phone salesman was enough to support him and pay down his credit card. Although around the time of August of 2019, with Deavan, Drascilla, and their newborn baby, Taeyang, to take care of in South Korea, Jihoon wanted to find a job that paid more than before.
Although, some reports estimated his net worth to be $0.15 million worth. And no details on his career were explained on the reality show or other media outlets.
Jihoon Lee & Deavan Clegg: Dating, Engaged, Son
Jihoon Lee and his 90 Day Fiancé Deavan Clegg have oftentimes been scrutinized and speculated, on their relationship never being a stable kind.
As shown in the episodes of 90 Days Fiancé, the pair have struggled with many issues throughout their relationship.
However, they seemed to have stayed together through every thick and thin. On the occasion of father’s day, on 21st June 2020, Deavan shared a post where she wrote:
“Happy Father’s Day! @jihoonlee90dv you are a wonderful daddy to both our kids and they are so thankful and happy to have you in their lives.”
Jihoon and Deavan have a son named Taeyang Scuti (born on 10th April 2019). While Jihoon seemed also equally a father figure to Deavan’s daughter, Drascilla, from the previous relationship.
The parents of two met on a dating app and spoke every day for three months before meeting in person. Jihoon then went to stay with Deavan in Salt Lake City for three months and on his last day there, Deavan learned she was pregnant with his child.
It was then when Jihoon proposed marriage and they got engaged.
By 2020, they had been married for a while. Although the time frame around it remained unheard of.
And circa 2019, Deavan had moved to South Korea, to be with Jihoon “permanently”.
As seen on the 2020 installment of 90 Day Fiancé, Deavan Clegg caught Jihoon Lee lying about his supposed high paying job. After the incident, the pair’s relationship never became the same.
By August 2020, Jihoon Lee was no longer with Deavan who had flown back to America. Paparazzi also photographed her without the wedding ring.
After Deavan debuted her new beau Topher Park via IG story, Jihoon took to the platform and claimed to know everything.
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Last modified: August 25, 2020