Hyun Joong Kim

Kim Hyun Joong

  • Name: Kim Hyun Joong
  • Native name: 김현중
  • Also Known as: Kim Hyeon Jung
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: June 6, 1986
  • Age: 37
Kim Hyun Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor. He was the leader and main rapper of boyband "SS501". Hyun Joong is well known for his role 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.

Due to his commercial success, Kim is considered one of South Korea's biggest Hallyu stars of the early 2010s. He is also a style icon in Korea, having won several icon awards and a member of the charity football team "FC MEN". Hyun Joong joined the cast of "We Got Married" along with Hwang Bo. 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".

In February 2015, Hyun Joong's ex-girlfriend was reported to be pregnant with his child. Hyun Joong stated that he would take full responsibility for the child. Hyun Joong's ex-girlfriend gave birth in September 2015. On January 2017, Hyun Joong's ex-girlfriend was found guilty and charged for attempted fraud as she lied about the abuse and the fake miscarriage. On February 2018, she was sentenced to jail and fined 5 million KRW (roughly $4,600).

Hyun Joong has enlisted on May 12, 2015, for his mandatory military service and was discharged on February 11, 2017. In July 2017, Kim released his first album since leaving the military, the Japanese single album, re:wind. The album reached the number one spot on the Oricon album chart. Following its release, Kim went on Innercore 16-city Japanese tour. In November, he released the EP Haze, his first Korean album in three years. He went on a World Tour 'HAZE' in 2018, then released "Take My Hand", the first Album released from his own record Label Henecia Music.

On April 14, 2020, he left KeyEast Entertainment, a representative from the company stated, “Recently, Kim Hyun Joong’s exclusive contract expired. Rather than renew, we mutually decided to support each other’s futures.” They continued, “Kim Hyun Joong’s album activities will continue through his personal label, which he established last year.”

On October 17, 2020, Kim Hyun-Joong held his first online concert, "A Bell of Blessing" and on October 19th, 2020, he released his second full Korean album, a limited edition album titled "A Bell Of Blessing" which debuted at 14 on the Gaon Weekly Albums Chart. The title track of the Album and it's music video features vocals and appearances from Kim Hyun-Joong's fans all over the world.

On February 27, 2022, his agency Henecia announced his marriage with a non-celebrity woman who has stayed by his side through his most difficult and exhausting time. The couple are not planning to hold a wedding due to COVID-19.

On July 21, 2022, it was confirmed by the agency that Kim's wife was pregnant.

(Source: Wikipedia) Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2018 When Time Stopped
Korean Drama, 2018, 12 eps
Joon Woo (Main Role)
12
Joon Woo
Main Role
7.2
2014 Inspiring Generation
Korean Drama, 2014, 24 eps
Shin Jung Tae (Main Role)
24
Main Role
7.2
2011 Dream High
Korean Drama, 2011, 16 eps
Himself (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
16
Himself (Ep.1)
Guest Role
8.0
2010 Playful Kiss
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Baek Seung Jo (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.2
2009 Boys Over Flowers
Korean Drama, 2009, 25 eps
Yoon Ji Hoo (Main Role)
25
Main Role
7.5
2008 Spotlight
Korean Drama, 2008, 16 eps
Himself (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
16
Himself (Ep.1)
Guest Role
7.0
2007 Hotelier
Japanese Drama, 2007, 9 eps
[SS501 member] (Ep. 7) (Guest Role)
9
[SS501 member] (Ep. 7)
Guest Role
6.9
2005 Can We Refill the Love?
Korean Drama, 2005, 140 eps
William HJ (Support Role)
140
William HJ
Support Role
6.0
2004 Nonstop Season 5
Korean Drama, 2004, 257 eps
[Himself] (Ep. 208) (Guest Role)
257
[Himself] (Ep. 208)
Guest Role
7.4
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2021 Indian Pink
Korean Movie, 2021,
Kang Dong Seok (Main Role)
Kang Dong Seok
Main Role
7.5
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2013 City Conquest: Episode Zero
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Baek Mi Reu (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.7
2010 Playful Kiss Seung Jo's Diary
Korean Special, 2010, 7 eps
Baek Seung Jo (Main Role)
7
Main Role
7.6
2010 Playful Kiss YouTube Edition
Korean Special, 2010, 7 eps
Baek Seung Jo (Main Role)
7
Main Role
7.7
2009 Anycall Haptic Mission 2
Korean Special, 2009, 3 eps
(Unknown)
3
Unknown
7.1
2009 Anycall Haptic Mission
Korean Special, 2009, 4 eps
(Unknown)
4
Unknown
6.3
2009 Boys Over Flowers: F4 After Story
Korean Special, 2009, 4 eps
Yoon Ji Hoo (Main Role)
4
Main Role
7.4
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Ask Us Anything Fortune Teller
Korean TV Show, 2019, 285 eps
(Ep. 94) (Guest)
285
(Ep. 94)
Guest
8.2
2016 Duet Song Festival Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2016, 47 eps
[Panelist] (Ep. 19) (Guest)
47
[Panelist] (Ep. 19)
Guest
8.4
2013 Barefooted Friends
Korean TV Show, 2013, 31 eps
(Regular Member)
31
Regular Member
7.3
2013 Hwasin: Controller of the Heart
Korean TV Show, 2013, 31 eps
(Ep. 24) (Guest)
31
(Ep. 24)
Guest
7.5
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 46-47) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 46-47)
Guest
9.2
2009 Strong Heart
Korean TV Show, 2009, 166 eps
(Ep. 11, 81-83) (Guest)
166
(Ep. 11, 81-83)
Guest
7.9
2009 Boys Before Flowers: F4 Talk Show Special
Korean TV Show, 2009, 1 eps
Himself / Yoon Ji Hoo (Main Host)
1
Main Host
7.6
2008 Family Outing Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2008, 85 eps
(Ep.64-65) (Guest)
85
(Ep.64-65)
Guest
8.5
2008 Champagne
Korean TV Show, 2008, 81 eps
(Guest)
81
Guest
7.2
2008 We Got Married Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2008, 55 eps
(Ep. 9-38) (Regular Member)
55
(Ep. 9-38)
Regular Member
7.9
2007 Happy Together Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2007, 557 eps
(Ep. 87-88, 202, 312) (Guest)
557
(Ep. 87-88, 202, 312)
Guest
7.8
2007 Radio Star
Korean TV Show, 2007, 900 eps
(Ep. 49-50, 121-123) (Guest)
900
(Ep. 49-50, 121-123)
Guest
7.8
2007 Idol World
Korean TV Show, 2007, 25 eps
(Regular Member)
25
Regular Member
8.3
2005 SS501 Thank You for Waking Me Up
Korean TV Show, 2005, 7 eps
(Regular Member)
7
Regular Member
8.0
2005 Show! Music Core
Korean TV Show, 2005, 1000 eps
[MC] (2007, 2010) (Regular Member)
1000
[MC] (2007, 2010)
Regular Member
8.1
2005 Infinite Challenge
Korean TV Show, 2005, 616 eps
(Ep. 1-2, 31) (Guest)
616
(Ep. 1-2, 31)
Guest
8.3
2003 X-Man
Korean TV Show, 2003, 178 eps
(Guest)
178
Guest
8.0
1994 Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 745 eps
(Guest)
745
Guest
8.5
1986 MUSIC STATION
Japanese TV Show, 1986, 1328 eps
[Performer] (Guest)
1328
[Performer]
Guest
8.1
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Check out what the main cast of BOF has been up to over the past 10 years

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Kim Hyun Joong

Hyun Joong Kim
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  • First Name: Hyun Joong
  • Family Name: Kim
  • Native name: 김현중
  • Also Known as: Kim Hyeon Jung
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: June 6, 1986
  • Age: 37

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