Quick Facts of Kim Soo-hyun
- Full NameKim Soo-hyun
- Date of Birth1988 /02 /16
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea
- Active Year2007–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5 feet 11 inches
- Weight65 KG
- EducationChung-Ang University
- Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
- Net Worth$1.2 Billion
Kim Soo-Hyun is a South Korean actor, born on February 16, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea. Born with the zodiac sign Aquarius, Kim is famous for his roles in the drama series called ‘Dream High‘ (2011), ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ (2012), ‘My Love from the Star’ (2013) and ‘The Producers’ (2015).
Also, he has appeared in the movies, ‘The Thieves’ and ‘Secretly, Greatly’ (2013). Moreover, Kim is of Korean nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Besides, he has a massive net worth of $1.2 Billion.
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Early Life of Kim Soo-Hyun
Kim Soo-Hyun was born on February 16, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea. As of 2019, Hyun’s age is 31 years old and his birth sign is Aquarius. Kim Soo-Hyun was a shy child, and his mother encouraged him to take acting classes to overcome his introverted personality. Sadly, his father, Kim Chung-Hoon (Singer) left him when he was a child.
Kim attended Chung-Ang University and graduated with Theater and Film Studies. Further, Hyun also has a half-sister named Kim Ju-Na.
Spreading some glimpse of lights to Kim’s personal life, previously, he reportedly dated Ahn So Hee, a former member of Wonder Girls, in early 2015. In February 2017, his fans shocked when they heard the news of his marriage with Ahn So Hee. Later, his agency, East Entertainment confirmed it was a fake and she was not his wife. In fact, they were not involved romantically each other.
Previously, Hyun was also rumored to be dating Yoona, NANA, and Suzy. However, the rumors went false after some time.
Well, there are no real in information about Kim’s real-life love, girlfriend and his affairs. Kim is unmarried yet. The charming, cool and handsome actor loves to travel with his mother and family in his cars. He is fond of lavishes cars and vehicles.
$1.2 Billion Net Worth
Talking about his income, Kim’s net worth is $1.2 Billion, and he is planning to spend some of his income to charity organizations. Furthermore, Hyun makes a salary of $83,900 per episode from his drama. Moreover, Forbes has listed him on the 4th position of The Top Celebrities of Korea.
Additionally, Kim Soo Hyun’s product endorsements in over $83 Million as per sources. Kim is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Kim Soo-Hyun also gathers some of the cash from his social media post. We can follow Hyun on his official website named Soo-Hyun.
Career (Movies & TV Shows)
Kim, for the first time, appeared on the television screen as supporting roles in Kimchi Cheese Smile (2007). She started his career in the early ’20s. After his debut on television, he came to critics. He is famous KPOP actor in South Korea, who has featured in the drama series, ‘Dream High’ (2011), ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ (2012), ‘My Love from the Star’ (2013) and ‘The Producers’ (2015).
Kim has also played movies including ‘The Thieves’ and ‘Secretly, Greatly’ (2013). Besides acting, he has played an important role as the Promotional Ambassador for the Korean tourism industry. He was also appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Seoul in 25th October 2015.
Being an actor, he has gained high popularity and for his contributions to the Korean film industry, he is awarded 47th Baeksang Arts Awards, 4th Korea Drama Awards, Cyworld Digital Music Awards, NATE Awards and so on.
Recently, on July 2019, Kim Soo Hyun’s contract with his agency Key East is soon ending. He has been with Key East since his debut. There is news that Hyun will be leaving the agency to work with his cousin, director Lee Sa Rang who directed ‘Real’. As per rumors, Kim and his cousin Rang will form an agency together.
Kim as an active-duty soldier began his mandatory military service on October 23, 2017. He completed his basic training from Paju, Gyeonggi Province. Further, in February 2019, Kim received an early promotion as a Sergeant for his exceptional conduct in the military. On July 1, 2019, he became discharged.
Reviewing his body statistics, Kim Soo Hyun stands at a towering height of 1.82m (5 feet 11 inch) tall and has the weight that matches his perfect body. Kim has a good sense of dressing humor. However, his body measurements are not available at the moment.