Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, and the leader and was the main rapper of boyband SS501. Kim is well known for his role as Yoon Ji-hoo in Boys Over Flowers, for which he received the "Popularity Award" at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2009 and the "Popularity Award" at the 45th PaekSang Arts Awards. He debuted as a solo artist in 2011. He is also a style icon in Korea, having won several icon awards and a member of the charity football team FC MEN. Kim joined the cast of We Got Married along with Hwangbo. Known as the "Lettuce Couple", they won MBC's "Best Couple Award". The couple made their official exit from the show due to scheduling conflicts with Boys Over Flowers.

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[add roles]Dramas

Year Title # of Epis. Role Rating
2014 Inspiring Generation 24 Main Role Shin Jung Tae 7.26
2011 Dream High 16 Guest Role Himself 8.19
2010 Playful Kiss Seung Jo's Diary 7 Main Role Beak Seung Jo 7.41
2010 Playful Kiss YouTube Edition 7 Main Role Baek Seung Jo 7.71
2010 Playful Kiss 16 Main Role Baek Seung Jo 7.39
2009 Boys Before Flowers: F4 After Story 4 Main Role Yoon Ji Hoo 7.11
2009 Boys Before Flowers: F4 Talk Show Special 1 Main Role Yoon Ji Hoo 7.86
2009 Boys Before Flowers 25 Main Role Yoon Ji Hoo 8.07
2008 Spotlight 16 Guest Role (episode 1) 6.34
2007 Hotelier 9 Guest Role SS501's cameo (ep. 7) 6.58
2005 Can We Refill the Love? 140 Unknown Role William HJ 8.70

[add roles]Films

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Kim Hyun Joong

Kim Hyun Joong


  • Name: Kim Hyun Joong
  • Native name: 김현중
  • Also Known as: Kim Hyeon Jung

Personal Details

  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: June 6, 1986
  • Age: 27
  • Nationality: Korean