On 16-8-1988 Kim Soo-Hyun (nickname: Kim Soo) was born in Seoul, South Korea. He made his 1 million dollar fortune with Miss Granny, Dream High Season 2, Seven Years of Love. So how did he make the rest of his millions? Read this post on Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth to know big news and gist involving this Korean star.
Early Life and Education
Born on February 16, 1988, Kim’s father is Kim Chung-hoon, and was the lead singer of the 80’s band “Seven Dolphins”.
Kim’s mother encouraged him to take acting classes during his school years to help him overcome his shy and introverted personality.
His aspirations to be an actor really took off between his middle school and high school. His first major acting was in a stage play of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream delivering the role of Puck.
His later work in the theatre includes the role of Kenickie and Hamlet in the musical Grease and tragedy Hamlet respectively.
By 2006, Kim completed elementary, middle, and high school in Gangnam, Seoul, and debuted as a TV actor in 2007 after auditions. He enrolled at Chung-Ang University’s Film and Theater Department in 2009.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
He has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and he weighs 65 kg. He has black eyes and black eyes. Other information about his dress size, shoe size, etc. is not available.
In March 2015, Kim was awarded for being a model taxpayer by the local tax office for faithfully paying taxes every Tax Day.
In July 2015, it was revealed that Kim has a paternal half-sister named Kim Ju-na, a singer.
A bowling enthusiast, Kim applied to become a professional bowler in October 2016. He ranked 10th out of the 114 participants on his first try-out tournament but failed to make the cut on the second, falling short of the 200 points needed to qualify with only 192.3.
Kim showcased his bowling skills on his guest appearance on MBC’s Infinite Challenge.
Kim Soo Hyun’s Career
Kin debuted his television career with a supporting role in the family sitcom ‘Kimchi Cheese Smile’ in 2007 and played a lead role in KBS’s youth drama, ‘Jungle Fish’ in 2008, and the drama was awarded Peabody Award along with many awards.
He appeared as a host in the food-based variety show, ‘Delicious Quiz’ and also made his appearance in the short film, Cherry Blossom’. Kin acted in ‘Worst Friends’ in 2009 and the film was awarded the Best Film in Social Drama award.
He became more famous after his role in ‘Will It Snow for Christmas?
Kin starred in the teen musical drama, ‘Dream High’ in 2011 and he studied song and dance for three months at JYP Entertainment. He recorded his solo ‘Dreaming’ and the title track of ‘Dream High’.
He increased his popularity after he played as young King Lee Hwon in the period drama ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ and he set a new record in product endorsements for being the face of 17 products simultaneously.
Kin debuted big screen in the star-studded heist film ‘The Thieves’ in which the film became the second highest-grossing movie in the Korean film industry.
He starred in the SBS fantasy series ‘My Love from the Star’ from 2013 to early 2014 and he released his two singles for the drama’s soundtrack titled ‘In Front of Your House’ and ‘Promise’.
At the opening ceremony of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Games, he sang the official song ‘Light up the Future’ in Nanjing, China.
He starred in KBS’s variety drama ‘The Producers’ in 2015 written by Park Ji-Eun and the drama got ratings domestically and was sold internationally. He made his appearance in the action-noir film ‘Real’, which was premiered in June 2017.
Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth
As of 2021, Kim Soo Hyun is the richest celebrity in Korea. The popular actor was first included in the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2013 placing fourth, and subsequently ranking second in 2015, and fifth in 2016.
The business magazine’s Asia edition also listed him in its 30 under 30 in 2016. The success of his television dramas throughout Asia established him as a top Hallyu star.
The popular South Korean Actor Kim Soo Hyun is a true CF star, reportedly earning nearly 100 billion KRW through roles in Korean and Chinese commercials.
Kim Soo Hyun has played many successful lead roles throughout his career, including his most internationally renowned character Do Min Joon in the hit drama “My Love From the Stars.”
Kim Soo Hyun Awards and Nominations:
He was awarded Korea’s Actor of the Year in 2014. He was awarded the Best New Actor Award at the SBS Drama Awards for his performance in the film, ‘Giant’ and he won the Best TV Actor award at the 2012 Baeksnag Arts Awards.
Kim Soo Hyun’s Charity Work
Since, 2012, Kim and his fans have donated a total of 20 tons of rice every year to help the needy.
In April 2014, during his tour of Asia Kim donated about ₩200 million to the China Children & Teenager’s Fund from a Gucci charity event.
He also joined the Yellow Ribbon Campaign and donated ₩300 million to help the teenage victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy.
In January 2017, Kim along with 32 top stars of South Korea joined an online fundraising event, Give Love, to help NGOs dedicated to protecting children’s rights.
In February 2020, Kim delivered ₩100 million in donations related to COVID-19 to support low-income families.
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