Biography of Kim Woobin
Kim Woobin is a 30 years old South Korean actor, model and TV host. As a result of his hard work, dedication and talent he has garnered immense popularity among the Korean viewers and his fans. Furthermore, he is very popular for his great acting skills, handsome and manly feature as well as humble personality. Moreover, he is an open relationship with his fellow colleague actress Shin Minah. They are one of the popular celebrity couple of the Korean media.
Childhood, Early Life & Education
Kim Woo Bin was born on July 16, 1989, in Seoul, South Korea to upper middle class parents. Raised by a very strict mother, as a child Woo Bin was a model student in his school days. He worked at part-time jobs and worked hard in school and also to achieve his dream of becoming a model. He was a normal kid, playing around in his house with his siblings, interested in extracurricular activities and pretty average in studies. His tall height and handsome face was one of the reasons he got interested in modelling, and partly due to insistence of his parents and friends.
For his education, he attended Jeonju University.
Kim Woobin debuted as a runway model in 2009 with his real name “Kim Hyun Joong,” at the beginning of his career and made his acting debut in the television drama “White Christmas” after changing names to Kim Woobin in 2011. He gained lots of attention in “A Gentleman’s Dignity”, “School 2013” and “The Heirs” and later starred in Box Office Hits Friend; “The Great Legacy”, “The Con Artists” and “Twenty”.In 2016, he took his first leading role on television in “Uncontrollably Fond” and also hosted for the music program “M! Countdown”. Furthermore, he modeled for Calvin Klein’s Watches + Jewelry ad campaign, making him the first East Asian model for the brand. Woobin was on hiatus due to health issues. On December 29, 2019, he announced that he has completed his treatment for cancer and would resume his work soon.
Awards & Achievements
Woobin has gained a good name and fame from his successful modeling and acting career. He has been recognized as talented actor and has been awarded several awards such as 2015 Korean Film Actors’ Guild Awards: Popularity Award (Twenty),2014 35th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popular Star Award (Friends 2),2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars Award (Heirs), 2013 18th Anhui TV Drama Awards: Most Popular Foreign Actor (Heirs), 2013 2nd Daejeon Drama Festival – APAN Star Awards: New Actor Award (School 2013), 2013 8th Asia Model Festival Awards: New Star Award – Actor, and so on.
In 2013, he was named honorary ambassador for his alma mater, Jeonju University and got appointed as the public relations ambassador of the 2013 “Suwon Information Science Festival” and ambassador of the “Good Downloader Campaign”. Similarly, in 2015, he was also chosen as the promotional ambassador of CJ CGV’s arthouse exhibition chain “CVG ARTHOUSE”.
Woobin has collected an excellent amount of money from his successful career and artistic works. His estimated net worth is $2 million dollars and is still under review.
- Name: Kim Woobin
- Real Name: Kim Hyunjoong
- Birthday: July 16, 1989
- Age: 30 Years
- Sun Sign: Cancer
- Height: 6’ 2″ (190 cm)
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Nationality: Korean
- Famous As: Actor and Model
- Marital Status: Single
- Blood Type: A
- Labels: SidusHQ
- Years Active: 2009-present
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