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Hyun Bin is a South Korean actor, singer, and former marine corps. He gained widespread recognition for his role in the romantic comedy TV drama My Name is Kim Sam-soon. Hyun Bin’s popularity was further widened by starring in a series of box office hits: the action thriller Confidential Assignment and its sequel, as well as the crime thrillers The Swindlers and The Negotiation. In 2011, he was Gallup Korea’s Television Actor of the Year. Hyun is among the highest paid and most influential actors in South Korea.

Birth Name

Kim Tae-pyung

Nickname

Hyun Bin

Profession

Actor, Singer, Former Marine Corps

Genre

K-Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

He has released his music with Universal D record label in the past.

Nationality

South Korean

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Hyun Bin was born on the 25th of September 1982, in Seoul, South Korea.

Age

He’s currently 40 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

Asian

Religion

Christianity

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Education

Hyun attended Youngdong High School prior to attaining a major in Theater Studies from Chung-Ang University (2004). Later, in 2009, he enrolled at the same university to obtain a Master’s degree.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hyun Bin has dated –

  • Hwang Ji-hyun (2006-2007) – In 2006, Hyun and Hwang Ji-hyun met one another for the first time at a shoot. The couple instantly clicked and went on to date one another. However, in June 2007, KBS World Radio published an article stating that an associate had told them that the Hwang and Hyun had parted ways sometime in March that year and they were not seeing one another anymore.
  • Song Hye-kyo (2008-2011) – In 2008, Hyun met actress Song Hye-kyo for the first time on the set of the popular comedy television series Worlds Within. T. In 2011, both the star managers came forth and told to announce that Song Hye-kyo and Hyun Bin had mutually parted ways due to time restraints.
  • Kang So-ra (2016-2017) – In December 2016, Hyun and actress Kang So-ra started dating. They also stated that the duo had met for the first time in October of that year. In December 2017, the couple’s agencies came forth to tell the media that they had split due to work restraints.

  • Son Ye-jin (2018-Present) – In 2018, Bin and Son Ye-jin met one another for the first time during the shoot of The Negotiation. It was confirmed by their respective agencies in January 2021 that they indeed are dating. In February 2022, the couple announced that they were planning to get married in March 2022 in Seoul. In March 2022, they actually got married in a private ceremony. In June 2022, it was revealed that the couple was expecting their first child together, a baby boy.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 0½ inches
  • In centimeters – 184 cm
  • In meters – 1.84 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 84 kg
  • In Pounds – 185 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Hyun became known for his important portrayal of Hyun Jin-heon in My Name is Kim Sam-soon (2005), Jung Ji-oh in Worlds Within (2008), Kim Joo-won in Secret Garden (2010–2011), Yoo Jin-woo in Memories of the Alhambra (2018–2019).

Film Debut

In 2004, Bin had his first film onscreen role in the movie Spin Kick as Lee Min-gyu.

Television Debut

In 2003, Hyun landed his first role in television by appearing as Stalker in the series, Bodyguard.

Singing Debut

Bin Appearing in music videos for various arts like Kim Dong-ryool’s Reply (2018), Lemon Trees’s Hey U (2006), TVXQ‘s One (2005), and Kim Bum-soo’s Memory (2005). The release of his song That Man (2011) which was an OST for the show Secret Garden.

Brand Endorsements

Hyun has done endorsement work for several brands such as Rogatis, Samsung, Mediheal, Kia, CF Freshian.

Hyun Bin Net worth

Bin has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Hyun Bin

  • Hyun was born and raised in Seoul and has one elder brother.
  • Being cast as Hyun Jin-heon in My Name is Kim Sam-soon, Jung Ji-oh in Worlds Within, Kim Joo-won in Secret Garden, Yoo Jin-woo in Memories of the Alhambra, Im Cheol-ryung in Confidential Assignment, and Hwang Ji-sung in The Swindlers.
  • In 2002, Bin’s first film was Shower. However, filming was stopped and was not released due to lack of proper funding.
  • Starring in various other shows and films such as Daddy Long Legs (2005), Late Autumn (2011), Rampant (2018), Bodyguard (2003), The Snow Queen (2006), and Hyde Jekyll, Me (2015).
  • In 2015, Hyun made a comeback in the Korean drama scene after 4 years with romantic comedy series Hyde, Jekyll, Me.
  • In January 2016, Hyun set up his own agency, VAST Entertainment, which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Kakao M three years later.
  • In 2018, Hyun starred in crime thriller The Negotiation, playing a villain role for the first time, alongside Son Ye-jin; and zombie blockbuster Rampant (which was co-produced by VAST Entertainment).
  • In 2019, Hyun reunited with The Negotiation co-star Son Ye-jin in the hit romance drama Crash Landing on You as a North Korean army captain.
  • In 2020, Bin is set to star as a NIS agent in the action thriller film The Point Men, directed by Yim Soon-rye.
  • On March 8, 2022, Hyun made a donation ₩200 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association, together with Son Ye-jin to help those who have been damaged by the massive wildfire that started in Uljin, Gyeongbuk and has continued to spread Samcheok, Gangwon
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