Kim Rae-won, 42
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  • Birthday
    March 19, 1981
  • Birthplace
    Gangneung, Gangwon Province, South Korea
  • Age
    42 Years

Kim Rae-won is a popular South Korean actor. Kim Rae-won is known for appearing in numerous well-known films and TV series including Gangnam Blues, L.U.C.A.: The Beginning, Decibel, Doctors, Cats on the Roof, and others.

Early Life

Kim Rae-won was born on March 19, 1981, and his current age is 41 years. Kim is a native of Gangneung, Gangwon Province, South Korea, and he attended college at Chung-Ang University in the department of Theater and Film.

Likewise, his name is written in native Korean as 김래원 and in Hanja as 金來沅. His name can also be spelled as Gim Rae-won. Talking about his family, he has a sister named Kim Rae-ri. Similarly, his parents are his mother Lee Seon-young, and his father Kim Nam-seob. Further, Rae-won has also recently shared Instagram photos featuring his niece and nephew.


Professionally, Kim Rae-won is a popular actor. He made his acting debut in the 1997’s TV series Me and 1998’s film Scent of a Man as a young Kwon Hyuk-soo. Likewise, actor Kim gained initial fame for his role as Lee Kyung-min in the 2003 series Cats on the Roof.

He also gained prominence for his roles in the movies like My Little Bride, Sunflower, The Prison, TV series Love Story in Harvard, Gourmet, A Thousand Days’ Promise, Punch, Doctors, and Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me. 

This actor also appeared in the 1999 teen drama School 2 and 2000’s coming-of-age film Plum Blossom. Then in 2002, this actor rose to fame after starring in My Love Patzzi and his popularity further increased with his role in …ing, My Little Bride, Which Star Are You From, Snowman, and Love Story in Harvard.

This actor focused on darker, more masculine fare, on the big screen. Likewise, he appeared in Mr. Socrates in 2005, Sunflower in 2006, and Insadong Scandal in 2009. Then in 2008, actor Kim appeared in Flower Shadow and Gourmet.

He also starred in other projects like A Thousand Days’ Promise, My Little Hero, Punch, Gangnam Blues, Doctors, The Prison, RV: Resurrected Victims, Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me, Long Live The King, Crazy Romance, and The First Responders.

Kim Rae-wonKim Rae-won in a scene from My Little Bride. Source: IMDb

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Throughout the years, he has worked with popular South Korean actors including Han Suk-kyu, Lee Min-ho, Park Shin-Hye, Won Jin-ah, Gong Hyo-jin, Son Ho-jun, Gong Seung-Yeon, Lee Jong-suk, Jung Sang-hoon, Park Byung-Eun, Cha Eun-woo, Kim Sung-oh, and many more.

Moreover, this actor was previously signed with HB Entertainment. However, actor Kim didn’t renew the contract with his agency when it ended in July 2021. Then in April 2022, it was reported that this actor had formed the Whale Company and is now signed to his own agency.

Kim Rae-wonKim Rae-won in a photo with his First Responders costars Son Ho-jun and Gong Seung-yeon. Source: KDramaStars

Personal Life

Kim Rae-won is currently single and not in a romantic relationship with anyone while writing this biography. Due to interaction and close relations with the female co-stars of his projects, there have been many rumors of romantic links with actresses Kim works with. However, Kim has denied those rumors.

Body Measurements

Kim Rae-won stands tall at an approximate height of 1.84 meters or 6 feet and his weight is around 70 kg. Likewise, actor Kim has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media

Kim Rae-won is available on Instagram under the username @krw810319. He created this Instagram profile in July 2014 and was verified in April 2017. Besides this, actor Kim doesn’t seem to have a profile on other platforms like Twitter, Tiktok, Youtube, Facebook, etc.

Net Worth

Kim Rae-won makes his earnings through his acting and modeling projects along with band endorsements and others. Through all his income sources, actor Rae-won has earned a net worth of approximately $5 million US dollars.

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