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Kim So-eun Age, Height, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Toegyewon, Namyangju, South Korea
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 30 Years

Kim So-eun

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionActress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
Agency• Will Entertainment (2016-Present)
• Fantagio
DebutFilm: Two Guys (2004) in a bit-part
Two Guys (2004)
TV: Sisters of the Sea (2004) as the young 'Song Jun-hee'
Kim So-eun in scene from Sisters of the Sea (2005)
Chinese: Secret Angel (2012; web series)
Secret Angel (2012)
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2014: Korean Wave Awards - Popular Culture Award
2012: MBC Drama Awards - Female Rookie Award for the K-drama "The King’s Doctor"
2009: KBS Drama Awards - Female Rookie Award for the K-dramas "Boys Over Flowers," "He Who Can't Marry," and "Empress Cheonchu"
Kim So-eun Giving her Award Acceptance Speech at KBS Drama Awards
2009: Arirang TV 1000th Episode Poll - Best Couple Award (with Kim Bum) for the K-drama “Boys Over Flowers”

SBS Drama Awards
2016: Special Acting Award, Actress in a Serial Drama for “Our Gap-soon”
Kim So-eun Giving her Award Acceptance Speech at SBS Drama Awards
2016: Best Couple Award with Song Jae-rim for “Our Gap-soon”

MBC Entertainment Awards
2014: New Star of the Year for the show “We Got Married”
Kim So-eun Giving her Award Acceptance Speech at MBC Entertainment Awards
2014: Best Couple Award (with Song Jae-rim) for the show “We Got Married”
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 September 1989 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019) 30 Years
BirthplaceToegyewon, Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Zodiac signVirgo
SignatureKim So-eun Holding a Placard with her Autograph
NationalitySouth Korean
HometownToegyewon, Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
School• Geumgyo Elementary School, Dasan-dong, Gyeonggi Province
• Donong Middle School, Guri, Gyeonggi Province
• Sutaek High School, Guri, Gyeonggi Province
College/UniversityChung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
Educational QualificationMajor in Theatre and Film from Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
Blood Group [1]Will Entertainment - Artist ProfileO
HobbiesGoing out for Walks, Doing Yoga, and Watching Movies
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Kim Bum (actor; rumoured)
Kim So-eun with Kim Bum
• Kang Ha-neul (actor; rumoured)
Kim So-eun with Kang Ha-neul
• Son Ho-joon (actor; rumoured)
Son Ho-joon
Family
SiblingsBrother- none
Sister- 1 (younger)
Kim So-eun's Sister
Favourite Things
FoodChimaek, Sotteok
RestaurantPeter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn
SportsSkiing, Fencing, Horse Riding
Film(s)The Painted Veil (2006), Colombiana (2011)
Singer(s)John Lennon, Jae-ha Yoo

Kim So-eun

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kim So-eun

  • In her childhood, she was a skier and was trained professionally as a national athletic skier. Her training was put on hold when she was chosen as a professional model in the 2003 junior advanced skiing and snowboarding competition in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do.
  • In 2012, she made an appearance in the instructional videos for Hongcheon’s Vivaldi ski resort.
  • She made her debut with the film, “Two Guys” (2004) when she was studying in junior high school. After her debut, her first lead role in a film came with “Mourning Grave” (2014) in which she played the ghost girl named ‘Se-hee.’ She also starred in the films, Entagled (2014), Sky Lantern (2015), and Are We In Love? (2018).

    Mourning Grave (2014)

    Mourning Grave (2014)

  • After making her debut with “Sisters of the Sea” (2004), she has acted in various K-dramas in supporting roles, Sad Love Story (2005), Drama City “First Love” (2006), Chosun Police Season 1 (2007), and Empress Cheonchu (2009) being a few of them.
  • Her major breakthrough came with the K-drama “Boys Over Flowers” (2009) in which she played the role of ‘Chu Ga-eul.’
    Kim So-eun in a Scene from Boys Over Flowers (2009)
  • She has acted in many popular K-dramas, A Thousand Kisses (2011), Happy Ending (2012), Liar Game (2014), The Scholar Who Walks The Night (2015), Our Gap-soon (2016-17), Drama Special – You’re Closer Than I Think (2017), and Evergreen (2018).
  • She has sung and written the song ‘Love Love’ from the K-drama Evergreen (2018).

  • She has participated in various variety shows, such as Music and Lyrics, Glitter, We Got Married: Season 4, and Wednesday Food Talk.
  • She has written the lyrics of the song ‘Sad Love’ from the K-drama, The Feast of God (2012).

  • She served as the goodwill ambassador for the 2009 Korea International Youth Film Festival, the 2009 University Fashion Week, the 2011 Jeonju International Film Festival, the Golden Cinema Festival in 2013 and 2014, and the 2014 Green Film Festival; as the regular advocate of art films, youth activism, and eco-living.
  • So-eun and famous actors Park Shin-hye, Kim Bum, Go Ara, and Kang Ha-neul were collegemates, and they are still very good friends.
  • She is a cat lover and has a pet cat named ‘Cuni.’  Kim So-eun's Instagram Post About her Pet

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