Kim So-Hyun, 24
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  • Birthday
    June 4, 1999
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    24 Years

Kim So-Hyun is a well-known South Korean actress, model, and TV Host. Kim So-Hyun gained popularity for playing pivotal roles in Moon Embracing the Sun (2012) and Missing You (2013).

Early Life

Kim So-Hyun was born on June 4, 1999. Presently, this personality’s age is 23 years old and her sun sign is Gemini. She was originally born in Australia but holds South Korean nationality. In 2003, when she was 4 years old, she moved to South Korea. Speaking of her family background, her father passed away when she was just 9 years old. Kim has a younger brother.

She transferred from Hoe-Ryong Elementary School in Gyeonggi-do to Towol Elementary School and in February 2012, she graduated. Then, in 2015, she graduated from Yongin Munjung Middle School. Subsequently, Kim homeschooled for her secondary education and passed her high school graduation exams by the year 2017.

Similarly, in the same year, she attended Hanyang University’s Department of Theater, through rolling admission. Moreover, on February 28, 2018, she attended the 79th entrance ceremony held at Hanyang University in Seongdong-gu, Seoul.

Kim So-HyunCaption: Kim So-Hyun’s picture with her pet dog. Source: Instagram


Kim debuted as a child actress in the year 2006 by playing a supporting role in “Ten Minute Minor”. Then, Kim diligently increased her appearances in A Happy Woman (2007), Hometown of Legends (2008), Que Sera Sera (2007), Wife and Woman (2009), My Name Is Pity (2008), and Ja Myung Go (2009).

In the year 2010, she signed a management contract with SidusHQ. She was cast in Becoming a Billionaire and King of Baking, Kim Takgu in that year. Also, in the same year, this actress was confirmed to make her big-screen debut in Man of Vendetta. In 2011, she starred in The Thorn Birds, The Duo, and Sin of a Family.

She took on her first leading role in the teen drama Ma Boy (2012). Since then, she has starred in many TV series including Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017), Radio Romance (2018), Hey Ghost, Let’s Fight (2016), The Tale of Nokdu (2019), Love Alarm (2019–2021), and River Where the Moon Rises. However, Pure Love (2016) was Kim’s first movie as a lead.


In the year 2019, this personality was the regular host of MBC’s music program Music Core and the survival reality show Under Nineteen. Likewise, she has been nicknamed by the Korean media the “Nation’s Little Sister”, “Goddess of Historical Drama”, “Queen of Child Actresses”, and also the “Sageuk Goddess”, after appearing and portraying in different acclaimed historical periods dramas throughout her career. Also, having gained experience working as an actress from childhood to the present day.

Moreover, Korean media also recognized Kim as the next generation of “Nation’s First Love” from her performance in Pure Love (2016) movie. Kim has established herself as a top Hallyu star. Likewise, for her performance in River Where the Moon Rises, this actress was nominated for the Baeksang Arts Award for Best Actress – Television, becoming one of the youngest nominees for the award.

Consistently, this personality promotes her television work on Instagram. Further, this talented actress was awarded the ‘2018 Most Grown Instagram Account’ with over 7.1 million followers. At the age of 21, she became the youngest South Korean actress to have over 10 million followers on social media.

Kim So-HyunCaption: Kim So-Hyun in River Where the Moon Rises. Source: Instagram

Personal Life

Kim has accepted that she has never had a boyfriend as she never found someone interesting enough yet to consider dating him in an interview. Therefore, this actress is most probably single and not dating anyone at the moment.

Body Measurements

So-Hyun has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 46 kilos. She has a fit and curvy body figure measuring 32-23-34 inches (chest-waist-hip respectively). Kim has a set of dark brown eyes and her hair color is also of dark brown color.

Social Media

Kim has amassed more than 12.7 million followers on her ‘@wow_kimsohyun’ Instagram account. Similarly, her Twitter account ‘@hellokimsohyun’ has gained over 460.9K followers.

Net Worth

This amazing actress has worked for many years and surely enjoys her life with a big chunk of her earnings from her acting career. Therefore, Kim has a net worth of around $17 million.

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