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Lee Jong Suk Becomes First Korean Model For Oakley Brand

By Nikole S. | November 12, 2014 07:17 AM EST

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It has recently been announced that actor and model Lee Jong Suk has become the face for popular eyewear and apparel brand, Oakley.

Based out of California, Oakley focuses on sports equipment and apparel as well as various other pieces of athletic gear.

Lee Jong Suk is the first Korean model to appear in endorsements for Oakley.

In the new promotional posters and ads, the popular Korean leading man is seen posing casually in the famous eyewear. In addition to the eyewear, Lee Jong Suk also took part in modeling various pieces of urban athletic wear

Before Lee Jong Suk was making leaps and bounds as a drama star, he was boasting quite the extensive modeling career having walked fashion runways for some of the biggest shows. Lee Jong Suk got his start in 2005 being the youngest Korean male model that entire year at only 15. Since then Lee Jong Suk has walked in a number of fashion shows hosted by many of the top brands in Korea.

Lee Jong Suk made his drama debut with the 2010 MBC show Prosecutor Princess but became more known through his role as Go Nam Soon in the hit drama School 2013. The role led to him winning Best New Actor at the 2012 KBS Drama Awards. Lee Jong Suk only continued to thrive in the acting industry when he was cast as the lead for 2013's popular drama, I Hear Your Voice. Currently, Lee Jong Suk is starring as the leading male for the drama Pinocchio.

Aside from modeling and acting, Lee Jong Suk also has an extensive list of previous endorsement for companies such as Ivy Club, Cass Beer, and Skin Food, to name a few. 

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