Hyun Bin Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Hyun Bin Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kim Tae-pyung (born September 25, 1982) is a South Korean actor better known as Hyun Bin. He rose to prominence for his performance in the 2005 romantic comedy TV drama My Name Is Kim Sam-soon. Since then, he has starred in a number of popular television shows, including the romantic fantasy drama Secret Garden (2010-2011), the fantasy drama Memories of the Alhambra (2018-2019), and the romantic drama Crash Landing on You (2019–2020). Hyun Bin's popularity grew even more after he appeared in a string of box office hits, including the action thriller Confidential Assignment (2017) and its 2022 sequel, as well as the crime thrillers The Swindlers (2017) and The Negotiation (2017). (2018). In 2011, he was named Gallup Korea's Television Actor of the Year. The international success of Hyun Bin's works established him as a top Hallyu star. He is one of South Korea's highest-paid and most influential actors.

Critics praised Hyun's performance in the melodrama film Late Autumn, which premiered at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival. Throughout his television and film careers, he has been nominated for several iconic awards, including five Baeksang Arts Awards, and has received numerous accolades for his acting, including the Grand Prize (Daesang) for TV at the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards.

Career s2003–2007: Beginnings of a career and ascension to stardom

Shower was Hyun Bin's first film, released in 2002. However, due to a lack of proper funding, filming was halted and the film was never released. Hyun made his acting debut in the 2003 television series Bodyguard. He then appeared in the sitcom Nonstop 4 and the quirky romance drama Ireland before making his film debut in the youth sports film Spin Kick the following year.

Hyun rose to prominence in the 2005 romantic comedy TV series My Lovely Sam Soon with Kim Sun-a, for which he received the MBC Drama Awards' Top Excellence Award. My Lovely Sam Soon was a huge success, with average viewership ratings of over 37% and a finale rating of 50.5%, making it one of the highest-rated Korean dramas of all time. The drama's explosive popularity and his portrayal of Sam-sik established Hyun Bin as a top star in South Korea and a Hallyu star, and his popularity spread beyond South Korea to Japan and other Asian countries.

Following the success of My Lovely Sam Soon, Hyun starred in his first film, A Millionaire's First Love, as the lead (written by internet novelist Guiyeoni). The film was well received by the young audience. Despite underperforming, Hyun's next television project, The Snow Queen, earned him his first Best Actor nomination at the Baeksang Arts Awards.

2008-2011: New professional challenges and the Secret Garden

Hyun began to choose more diverse projects in order to broaden his acting resume. In 2008, he played Man-soo, a man suffering from mental illnesses, in director Yoon Jong-film chan's I Am Happy. The film was chosen for the 13th Busan International Film Festival in 2008, but it did not hit theaters until late 2009. Following The Snow Queen, Hyun returned to television with Worlds Within, which received positive reviews for Noh Hee-writing. kyung's He received praise for his nuanced performance in the drama series. Hyun received critical acclaim in 2009 for his performance as a sociopath in the gangster saga Friend, Our Legend. He reportedly watched Kwak Kyung-original taek's film 20 to 30 times to prepare for his role.

Secret Garden, a romantic fantasy drama written by Kim Eun-sook, starred Hyun in 2010. The drama's highest viewership rating was 35%, and it gained enormous popularity both domestically and internationally for its fashion, catchy songs, and music. As a result of his portrayal as Kim Joo-won, his name and face were plastered everywhere, from newspapers to television and the internet. Hyun's outstanding performance was recognized at the 2010 SBS Drama Awards and the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards. He also contributed to the drama's soundtrack with "That Man," which reached number one on eight Korean music portals.

Hyun appeared in two films in 2011: Come Rain, Come Shine, a minimalist breakup indie directed by Lee Yoon-ki, and Late Autumn, directed by Kim Tae-yong. Late Autumn is an English-language remake of Lee Man-1966 hee's classic, in which Hyun played a man on the run who falls in love with a woman on special leave from prison (Chinese actress Tang Wei). It became the highest-grossing Korean film ever released in China, grossing more than US$9.5 million in two weeks, a record for a melodrama. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "it is Hyun who impresses more for not underplaying the dandy, narcissistic side of his personality." Hyun walked the red carpet at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival, where both films were chosen for screening. He described the award as his "happiest achievement."

Military enlistment and discharge in 2011-2012

Hyun began his 21-month mandatory military service as a Marine Corps soldier on March 7, 2011. He volunteered to join the Marine Corps, the toughest branch of the Korean military, because he had a favorable impression of the Marines. The competition to join the Marines at the time was fierce, with Hyun finishing in the top 5% of applicants. Hyun applied for a position as a combat soldier. The decision to join the Marines at the height of his career sparked widespread interest in Korea and abroad. Access to the training camp was requested by seven broadcasting companies, including Japan's NHK. During training, Hyun was named a top marksman, one of 16 out of approximately 720 rookie Marines. Hyun hit the target 19 times out of 20 during day shooting practice and all ten times during night shooting practice. Rookies must hit the target more than 18 times out of 20 in day training and nine times out of ten at night to qualify as a top marksman.

The Corps had intended to assign Hyun to public relations duty; however, due to public outrage and Hyun's reported desire to serve on the front lines, Hyun was assigned to active duty to Baengnyeong Island, near the Northern Limit Line, and Yeonpyeong, site of a November 2010 artillery engagement between North and South Korean forces.

Hyun took part in the "Seoul Reclamation Anniversary Marine Marathon Competition" after joining the Marines and serving for six months. He completed a 6.25-kilometer course alongside 400 outstanding senior marines. This event was held to commemorate the historically significant event when the Marines reclaimed Seoul, which had been taken during the 6.25 Korean War.

On December 6, 2012, he was discharged and received the Secretary of Defense Award and the Marine Corps Commandant Commendation for his service as an exemplary soldier. Hyun's representatives announced in November 2012, following the merger of their former agency AM Entertainment with SM Entertainment, that the actor and Shin Min-ah had decided to go independent and establish their own management agency O& Entertainment.

2013-2016: Return to the entertainment industry

Hyun spent the majority of 2013 shooting ad commercials and holding fan meetings all over Asia as an in-demand product endorser. Hyun chose The Fatal Encounter, his first period film, for his acting comeback after military service, in which he played King Jeongjo, who faced fierce party strife and assassination attempts during his reign. It debuted in April 2014 and received over 3 million admissions. Hyun, on the other hand, was chastised for his flat tonality and lack of emotion in the film, which received mostly negative reviews.

After a four-year absence, Hyun returned to the Korean drama scene in 2015 with the romantic comedy series Hyde, Jekyll, Me. He plays a man with split personality disorder whose two personas both fall for the same woman in the drama based on the literary character.

Hyun founded his own agency, VAST Entertainment, in January 2016, which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Kakao M three years later.

Career resurgence from 2017 to the present

Hyun returned to the big screen in 2017 with the action-thriller Confidential Assignment, in which he plays a North Korean detective who is secretly sent to South Korea to apprehend a crime ring made up of North Korean traitors. The film was a commercial success, and Hyun received favorable reviews from critics for his action scenes and comedic performance. He then co-starred with Yoo Ji-tae in the crime action film The Swindlers, about a prosecutor who plans to catch a con man who has swindled a large sum of money. Hyun's next box office success was The Swindlers.

Hyun appeared in two films in 2018: the crime thriller The Negotiation, in which he played a villain for the first time alongside Son Ye-jin, and the zombie blockbuster Rampant (which was co-produced by VAST Entertainment). The following year, he appeared in the fantasy suspense drama Memories of the Alhambra alongside Park Shin-hye. The series is one of the highest-rated Korean dramas in cable television history, and Hyun has received praise for his seemingly uninterested but amusing portrayal of his character.

In 2019, Hyun reunited with The Negotiation co-star Son Ye-jin as a North Korean army captain in the hit romance drama Crash Landing on You. The drama was a huge success, ranking third in cable television history, and Hyun was praised for his versatile range of emotions and acting skills. Hyun won the Grand Prize at the APAN Star Awards for his portrayal of Captain Ri Jeong Hyuk, a North Korean elite army officer. Hyun will play a NIS agent in Yim Soon-action rye's thriller The Point Men, which will be released in 2020.


On October 29, 2013, Hyun received the President's award at the Financial Services Committee's 50th Savings Day for saving 35 billion won (approximately US$33 million) in 17 years. Hyun took part in an animal cruelty awareness campaign in February 2016. Hyun's agency, VAST Entertainment, released photos of him posing with a retired search and rescue dog named "Vision" as part of the project.

On February 21, 2020, it was revealed that Hyun made a secret donation of 200 million won to the non-profit organization Community Chest of Korea to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. Hyun is also a member of the "Honor Society," a group of major private donors, for his numerous donations to various causes. He has consistently contributed to projects run by organizations such as Save the Children, Community Chest of Korea, and international relief organizations.

On March 8, 2022, Hyun and Son Ye-jin donated $200 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to assist those affected by the massive wildfire that began in Uljin, Gyeongbuk and has spread to Samcheok, Gangwon.

Hyun was born and raised in Seoul and has one older brother. In 2004, he graduated from Youngdong High School and attended Chung-Ang University, where he majored in Theater Studies. In 2009, he enrolled at the same university to obtain a Master's degree.

Hyun's agency confirmed on January 1, 2021, that he had been in a relationship with actress Son Ye-jin, his co-star in The Negotiation (2018) and Crash Landing on You (2019-2020), since the previous year, after Crash Landing on You ended. Hyun and Son announced their engagement in letters posted on their social media accounts on February 10, 2022. On March 31, they married in a private ceremony attended by their parents and friends from both families. Son announced her pregnancy with the couple's first child on June 27, and she gave birth to a son on November 27.



YearEnglish titleKorean titleRoleNotes
2004Spin Kick돌려차기Lee Min-gyu
2005Daddy Long Legs키다리 아저씨Hyung-joon
2006A Millionaire's First Love백만장자의 첫사랑Kang Jae-kyung
2009I Am Happy나는 행복합니다Jo Man-soo
2011Late Autumn만추Hoon
Come Rain, Come Shine사랑한다, 사랑하지 않는다Hwang Ji-seok
Tears of Africa아프리카의 눈물NarratorDocumentary
2014The Fatal Encounter역린King Jeongjo
2017Confidential Assignment공조Im Cheol-ryung
The SwindlersHwang Ji-sung
2018The Negotiation협상Min Tae-gu
Rampant창궐Lee Chung
2022Confidential Assignment 2: International공조2:인터네셔날Im Cheol-ryung
2023The Point Men교섭Park Dae-sik
TBAHarbin하얼빈Ahn Jung-geun

Television series

YearEnglish titleKorean titleRole
2004Nonstop 4논스톱 4Himself
Ireland아일랜드Kang Gook
2005My Lovely Sam Soon내 이름은 김삼순Hyun Jin-heon
Nonstop 5논스톱 5Himself (cameo)
2006–2007The Snow Queen눈의 여왕Han Tae-woong/Han Deuk-gu
2008Worlds Within그들이 사는 세상Jung Ji-oh
2009Friend, Our Legend친구, 우리들의 전설Han Dong-soo
2010–2011Secret Garden시크릿 가든Kim Joo-won
2015Hyde Jekyll, Me하이드 지킬, 나Gu Seo-jin/Robin
2018–2019Memories of the Alhambra알함브라 궁전의 추억Yoo Jin-woo
2019–2020Crash Landing on You사랑의 불시착Ri Jeong-hyeok

Television show

2010–2011Tears of AfricaNarrator
2012Tears of the Earth - from the North Pole to the South Pole

Music video appearances

YearSong TitleArtist
2005"Memory"Kim Bum-soo
"Hey U"Lemon Tree
2018"Reply"Kim Dong-ryool


2010"Dream in My Heart"
2011"Can't Have You"Friend, Our Legend OST
"That Man"Secret Garden OST


2009Pink Ribbon Love Marathon ambassador
2011PR ambassador of Hyundai Motors' "Hyundai Grandeur"
2013PR ambassador of Kia Motors' "The New K5"
2014Promotional ambassador of Incheon Asian Games
2016Promotional ambassador of Gwangju Biennale

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2004MBC Entertainment AwardsSpecial Award, TV Actor categoryNonstop 4Won
MBC Drama AwardsBest New ActorIrelandWon
200541st Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (TV)Nominated
MBC Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorMy Name Is Kim Sam-soonWon
Popularity AwardWon
Best Couple Award with Kim Sun-aWon
200642nd Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actor (Film)A Millionaire's First LoveWon
KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActorThe Snow QueenNominated
Popularity AwardWon
Netizen AwardWon
Best Couple Award with Sung Yu-riWon
200743rd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)Nominated
2008KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWorlds WithinNominated
2009MBC Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActorFriend, Our LegendNominated
2010SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama SpecialSecret GardenWon
Top 10 StarsWon
Netizen Popularity AwardWon
Best Couple Award with Ha Ji-wonWon
201147th Baeksang Arts AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang) for TVWon
Best Actor (TV)Nominated
201418th Puchon International Fantastic Film FestivalProducer's Choice AwardWon
2015SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama SpecialHyde, Jekyll, MeNominated
20176th Korea Film Actors Association AwardsTop Star AwardConfidential AssignmentThe SwindlersWon
201955th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)Memories of the AlhambraNominated
202056th Baeksang Arts AwardsCrash Landing on YouNominated
Most Popular ActorWon
7th APAN Star AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Won
Yahoo! Asia Buzz AwardsMost Popular Korean ArtistWon

State honors

Name of country, year given, and name of honor

South Korea[note 1]2020Presidential Commendation


Name of publisher, year listed, name of listicle, and placement

Forbes2011Korea Power Celebrity32nd

Hyun Bin Biography

NameHyun Bin
NicknameKim Tae-pyung
Date of Birth25-Sep-1982
Age in 202341
Birth PlaceSongpa District, Seoul, South Korea
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Height1.84 (m)
WeightUnknown (KGs)
ProfessionSouth Korean Actor
HeightIn Centimeters: 184 cm.
In Meters: 1.84 m.
In Feet Inches: 6'0"
WeightIn KG: Not known
In Pound: Not known
Eye Color-
Hair Color-
Marital StatusYet to update

Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Hyun Bin.

  1. What is the Net Worth of Hyun Bin?

The Net Worth of Hyun Bin is $ 10 million.

  1. What is the Height of Hyun Bin?

The height of Hyun Bin is 1.84.

  1. Where is the birthplace of Hyun Bin?

The birthplace of Hyun Bin is Songpa District, Seoul, South Korea

  1. What is the Date of Birth of Hyun Bin?

The birthday of Hyun Bin is on 25-Sep-1982.

  1. Is Hyun Bin Married?

The marital status of Hyun Bin is: Yet to update.

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