Jang Dong Gun

A native of Republic of Korea, Mr. Jang is a top actor and widely regarded as one of the most handsome man of Korea. His movie “Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War” about the Korean War recorded an astonishing 11 million tickets sold in 2004 and and his TV drama “A Gentleman’s Dignity” in 2012 marked an average 20% viewer rating that broadcasted to 8 countries overseas (Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Indonesia, Israel, Venezuela, Ecuador). As an Ambassador, Mr. Jang has been a tireless advocate of WFP’s work since 2008. In 2012, he visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo IDP camps to promote WFP to the Korean public. This year, Mr. Jang continues to raise awareness and promote advocacy to the public as a model of the ‘One Future, #Zero Hunger’ campaign in Korea through his social media page. Annually, he personally donates to WFP and his fan clubs from Japan and Hong Kong continuously gives donations to celebrate his birthday and to support his works for WFP as well.