Kim Bum is a South Korean actor, dancer, singer and model. He is best known for his role as So Yi-jung in Boys Over Flowers. In 2018, Kim appeared in Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead, the third installment in the comedy-mystery Detective K film series marking his return to Korean cinemas after four years.
Actor, Artist, Singer, Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kim Bum was born on the 7th of July 1989, in Seoul, South Korea.
He’s currently 33 years old.
Asian (South Korean)
Kim studied at Kyungbock High School in Seoul, South Korea. Later, he attended Chung -ang University, majoring in Film and Theater.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kim Bum has dated –
- Moon Geun-Young (2013-2014) – In 2013, Bum was dating his Goddess of Fire co-star, Moon Geun-young. In 15 May 2014, media outlets reported that they had ended their 7-month-long relationship.
- Oh Yeon-Seo (2018) – In 29 March 2018, Kim is in a relationship with actress Oh Yeon-seo. However, after a few months of dating they were reported to have parted ways.
- In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
- In centimeters – 180 cm
- In meters – 1.80 m
- In Kilograms – 67 kg
- In Pounds – 148 lbs
- Measurements – 37–11–30
- Chest – 37 in or 94 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 11 in or 28 cm
- Waist – 30 in or 76 cm
Kim is best known for his role as So Yi-jung in Boys Over Flowers. He won the Netizen Popularity Award for his performance in East of Eden at the 2nd Korean Drama Awards.
In 2008, Bum made his film debut with the romantic comedy film, Hellcats in which he played the role of Lee Ho-jae.
In 2013, Kim made his Chinese film debut in the film, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon directed by Tsui Hark which became one of the highest grossing Chinese films of the year.
In 2006, Bum made his acting debut with the television series, Rude Women in which he played the role of Jeong Hyeon-jun.
In 20 June 2012, Kim released his first debut in studio album, Hometown that is popular in Asia.
Kim Bum Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp, Henry Cavill
- Favorite Actress – Kate Winslet, Scarlett Johansson
- Favorite Singer – Rihanna, Miley Cyrus
- Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Food – Fast Food
Kim Bum Net worth
Kim Bum has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2023.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kim Bum
- Kim was announced as the winner of the New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards ceremony for his role in Dream.
- Kim made his acting debut in the sitcom High Kick!.
- In 2010, he played the role as Ha Min-jae in the romantic comedy television series, The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry.
- In 2011, Kim made his acting with the television series, Padam Padam which was aired on JTBC.
- In 2013, he made his acting with the film, The Gifted Hands in which he played the role of Kim Joon.
- In 2015, Kim portrayed role of Lin Jun in the romantic comedy film, Lovers & Movies directed by Niu Chaoyang.
- In 2016, he appeared in his acting role in the drama series, Mrs. Cop 2 which was aired on SBS.
- In 2018, Kim played the role as Cheon-moo in action comedy film, Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead directed by Kim Sok-yun.