Choi Tae-joon (Korean: 최태준, born July 7, 1991) is a South Korean actor and singer. He first gained recognition for his villainous supporting role in the disaster-mystery drama Missing 9 (2017). He has since taken on lead roles in melodrama Exit (2018) and romcom So I Married the Anti-fan (2021).
Choi made his acting debut as a child actor, playing the younger version of Jo In-sung's character in the television series Piano (2001).
Choi gained recognition with his supporting roles as the protagonist's estranged son in fantasy drama Padam Padam (2011), a 20-year-old high school bully in webtoon adaptation Adolescence Medley (2013), a villain in disaster drama Missing 9 (2017), and a lawyer in romance comedy drama Suspicious Partner (2017). Choi also starred in the youth film Eclipse (2016) as the lead.
In 2018, Choi was cast in his first lead role on network television in the 2-episode drama special Exit. He was then cast in the romantic comedy series So I Married the Anti-fan as the male lead, based on the webtoon of the same name.
On March 7, 2018, it was confirmed by Huayi Brothers that Choi has been in a relationship with actress Park Shin-hye since late 2017.
On November 23, 2021, it was announced that Park is pregnant and both of them were preparing for marriage. They got married on January 22, 2022, in presence of friends and family in a church ceremony in Seoul.
Choi started his military service on August 1, 2019, and served as a public service worker due to health issues. He was discharged from his service on May 18, 2021.
^Jung Yu-jin (November 23, 2021). "중대 절친 선후배' 박신혜·최태준, 공개 열애에서 임신·결혼 발표까지(종합2)" [Shin-hye Park and Tae-joon Choi, from 'very close seniors and juniors', from public devotees to pregnancy and marriage announcements (Comprehensive 2)] (in Korean). News1. Archived from the original on November 23, 2021. Retrieved November 23, 2021 – via Naver.
^Yoon, Seong-yeol (January 22, 2022). "[단독]'결혼' 박신혜♥최태준, 이홍기→이적 축가..부케는 절친 손에 [종합]" [[Exclusive] 'Marriage' Park Shin-hye ♥ Choi Tae-joon, Lee Hong-ki → Transfer congratulatory song..The bouquet is in the hands of best friends [Comprehensive]] (in Korean). X-port News. Archived from the original on January 22, 2022. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Naver.
^Kim Jin-seok (September 6, 2021). "[단독]최태준, 소집해제 후 복귀작은 '그 놈 목소리" [[Exclusive] Tae-Jun Choi's comeback after being discharged is 'That Guy's Voice]. JTBC (in Korean). Archived from the original on September 6, 2021. Retrieved September 6, 2021 – via Naver.