Kim Hye-soo Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kim Hye-soo Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kim Hye-soo (born 5 September 1970) is a South Korean actress. Kim was a popular teen star during the 1980s and 1990s. She is known for her headstrong independence and for playing strong-willed, sophisticated women on a regular basis.

In 1985, Kim debuted in an advertisement for Nestlé Milo. She made her feature film debut as a leading actress in Kambo (1986), for which she won her first award as Best New Actress at the 1987 Baeksang Arts Awards. She was the youngest Blue Dragon Film Award winner for Best Leading Actress in First Love (1993). Her most commercially successful role was Madam Jeong in Tazza: The High Rollers (2006), for which she received her third Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Actress.

Kim has appeared in a number of successful television series, including Partner (1994-1998), Did We Really Love? (1999), Jang Hee Bin (2002), The Queen of Office (2013), Signal (2016), Hyena (2020), Juvenile Justice (2022), and Under the Queen's Umbrella (2022).

Childhood and education

Kim Hye-soo was the second of five children born on September 5, 1970, in Busan's Dongnae District. Due to her father's work, she transferred to Seoul Midong Elementary School while in third grade at Busan National Elementary School. She was a member of the national Taekwondo children's demonstration team while in elementary school, and she was the flower girl who presented a bouquet to Juan Antonio Samaranch, the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee, in April 1982. (IOC).


1985-1991: Beginnings of a career and entry into the film industry

Kim appeared in a Nestlé Milo commercial in 1985, as well as the first K-pop music video, Cho Yong-title pil's song Empty In The Air. Kim made her film debut on Kambo in 1986, when she was a first-year high school student. She was also named Best New Actress for her performance in Kambo at the 23rd Baeksang Arts Awards. Kim went on to star in the television series Samogok (1987), Sun Shim-yi (1988), and Senoya (1989). (1989). When The Flowers Bloom And The Birds Cry, she co-starred with Roh Joo-hyun (1990). She landed the lead role in Lost Love in 1991.

Television series and film success from 1992 to 1998

Kim is known as a "Pencil Board Star" of the 1980s because of the popularity of pencil boards with her image. She was also named to Korea's "Troika of the 1990s" alongside her contemporaries Kim Hee-sun and Shim Eun-ha for their national fame. Kim led the main role in the film First Love in 1993 and received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the archetypal innocent girl, winning a Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Leading Actress and earning the title "Nation's First Love," despite the film's box-office failure.

1999-2004: Career advancement

She amassed a sizable filmography of leading and supporting roles over the course of two decades, most notably in the television series Did We Really Love? with Bae Yong-joon and Revenge and Passion with Ahn Jae-wook, as well as the film Tie a Yellow Ribbon (1998). Kim shifted her focus from television to film in the 2000s, appearing in Kick the Moon, YMCA Baseball Team, and Three. In Hypnotized (2004), 2005-2011: Revival by Tazza, she reinvented herself as a glamorous and confident femme fatale.

Kim's roles in The Red Shoes (2005) and Tazza: The High Rollers (2006) were her most well-known, propelling her to the A-list of the Korean film industry. A housewife secretly dating a college student in A Good Day to Have an Affair; an unaffected aunt in Shim's Family; a prostitute in Eleventh Mom; and a bar singer in Modern Boy followed (2008). Her collaboration with Han Suk-kyu in 2010's Villain and Widow is one of her acting career highlights. Kim returned to television in 2009 with Style, a show about the fashion industry. In 2010, she released the mystery melodrama Home Sweet Home.

Kim, who has previously hosted film award ceremonies and TV variety shows, has agreed to host MBC's current affairs show. W. Kim, an avid documentary viewer, was discovered by the production team to be a good fit for the show as it began to focus more on environmental and global issues. W, starring Kim Hye-soo, debuted in July 2010 but was cancelled in October 2010, prompting Kim to criticize the network's decision.

Success in the film industry from 2012 to 2015

In The Thieves, she reunited with Tazza director Choi Dong-hoon in 2012. The heist film, set in Macau's casinos, became one of the highest grossing films in Korean cinema history. At the 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards, Kim received the Top Excellence Award for Actress in Film. Following that, he played a supporting role in Han Jae-historical rim's film The Face Reader.

In 2013, she starred in The Queen of Office (also known as Goddess of the Workplace), a romantic comedy based on the 2007 Japanese drama Haken no Hinkaku ("Pride of the Temp").

In 2015, Kim appeared in Coin Locker Girl (also known as Chinatown), a rare female-driven noir film. She said she didn't mind looking unattractive for her role as a ruthless crime boss, with makeup artists using prostheses to add age spots to her face, gray to her hair, and flab to her stomach and hips. Kim described the decision to accept the role as "mentally agonizing," but once she did, she felt "a surge of excitement" every time she stepped onto the set, and she saw the film as "a new challenge that (made her) heart race and (scared her) at the same time."

Return to television and film from 2016 to the present

Kim returned to television in 2016 with tvN's Signal, which was both critically and commercially successful. Kim played Cha Soo-hyun, the first woman police officer in the Special Task Force who later became the leader of the Seoul cold case squad, opposite Lee Je-hoon and Cho Jin-woong. For her performance, she was named Best Actress at both the 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards and the tvN10 Awards.

"First and foremost, I jot down everything that comes to mind. I am not a casting director in the case of an artist, but I remember and recommend it when a good work or a character that is suitable for the actor comes out. If you look at my memo, you will see a person who is over 70 years old.

In general, remember when an actor wasn't in the spotlight but you were impressed by yourself, 'Huh? I've seen that actor before. 'I thought it was excellent.' Do you not want to say that? The same is true for me. It's best when I'm working with talented actors."

— Kim Hye-soo in an interview with Familyhood

Kim then starred in Kim Tae-comedy gon's drama film Familyhood, which also starred Ma Dong-seok and Kim Hyun-soo. Kim received Best Actress nominations at the 25th Buil Film Awards, 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards, and 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards.

Kim also appeared in the 2017 noir film A Special Lady. Kim played Na Hyun-jung, a woman who becomes the second-in-command of a gangster organization-turned-leading business entity, opposite Lee Sun-kyun and Lee Hee-joon in the film directed by Lee An-gyu.

Kim co-starred in the IMF crisis film Default with Yoo Ah-in in 2018. At the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards, she was nominated for Best Actress. Then Return, a science fiction film, cast her.

Kim was confirmed to appear in Park Ji-directorial wan's debut, The Day I Died: Unclosed Case, in June 2019. The movie will be released on November 12, 2020. Kim was nominated for Best Actress Film at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards.

Kim appeared in the legal drama Hyena in 2020. She played Lawyer Jung Geum-ja, a true hyena who will go to any length to obtain money and success. From February 21 to April 11, 2020, it aired on SBS TV. At the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards, she was nominated for Best Actress.

Kim received international attention in March 2022 for her lead role as judge Shim Eun-seok in the Netflix series Juvenile Justice, which was the most popular non-English show for two weeks in a row. At the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards, she was nominated for Best Actress. In the same year, she played Queen Im Hwa-ryeong in the tvN historical drama Under the Queen's Umbrella.

Private life

Character and public image

Kim has been a popular Korean sex symbol since she wore a low-cut dress as the host of the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Best Actress winner in 1993, and she was a symbol of the era's sexual revolution.

Kim is known for looking after younger actors and has been described as "the most considerate person to care for others" by co-star Ma Dong-seok in Familyhood (2016). In the TV series Juvenile Justice, her co-star Lee Sang-hee stated, "Kim would write down unknown actors' names when she thought their acting was good, so that she could recommend them for suitable scripts in the future." Many actresses, including Son Ye-jin, Han Ji-min, Kim Nam-joo, and Yum Jung-ah, have expressed their appreciation and gratitude to Kim.

Kim graduated from Dongguk University with a bachelor's degree in theater and film. Kim admitted to plagiarizing her master's thesis "A Study on Actor Communication" in 2013, with parts taken verbatim from at least four books. She apologized for her actions, which she blamed on her hectic schedule and her lack of understanding of plagiarism as a serious offense. As a result, Kim was unable to complete her master's degree in journalism and mass communications.

Kim and character actor Yoo Hae-jin first met after filming Kick the Moon in 2001 and became close in 2006 after appearing together in Tazza: The High Rollers. Rumors of the couple dating began in 2008, but both denied any romantic involvement until early 2010, when paparazzi photographs of the couple were released, and the couple officially confirmed their relationship. Kim and Yoo divorced in 2011.


In 2008, Kim donated the full amount of the documentary film "Forgiveness, Are You at the End of the Way" narration fees to the crime victim support fund. Kim's pop art was on display at the Seoul Open Art Fair in April 2009. She donated the proceeds from the sale of one of her collage paintings to charity. Kim took part in the "Style Meets Art" campaign co-hosted by cable channel OnStyle and the Korean National Commission for UNESCO on July 7, 2009, and donated the proceeds from her donated works to the Korean National Commission for UNESCO.

Kim contributed $100 million to the victims of the Goseong Fire in 2019.

Kim donated $100 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association in 2020 to address the mask shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 7, 2022, Kim donated $100 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association as emergency relief funds to help victims of the 2022 Uljin and Samcheok wildfires [ko]. Kim donated $100 million to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association on August 9, 2022, to assist those affected by the 2022 South Korean floods.

Kim donated $100 million to help the 2023 Turkey-Syria earthquake through the Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association on February 10, 2023.

Kim also posted a photo of the briquette service, which was the briquettes she donated, in the same month.



Film performances

My Daughter Saved from the Mire, Part II수렁에서 건진 내 딸 2Yu-ri
1988Grown-ups Just Don't Understand어른들은 몰라요Yu-ra
That Last Winter그 마지막 겨울Young-ae
1990Oseam오세암Sister Angela
1991Lost Love잃어버린 너Kim Yoon-hee
1993First Love첫사랑Park Young-shin
1994I Wish for What is Forbidden나는 소망한다 내게 금지된 것을
Life and Death of the Hollywood Kid헐리우드 키드의 생애Cameo
Blue Seagull블루시걸Chae-rin (voice)Cameo
1995Dr. Bong닥터봉Hwang Yeo-shin
The Eternal Empire영원한 제국Yoon Sang-ah
Bitter and Sweet남자는 괴로워Kim Hye-soo
1997Change체인지Ko Eun-bi
Mister Condom미스터 콘돔Sung-hee
1998Too Tired to Die투 타이어드 투 다이Anouk
Tie a Yellow RibbonChae-young
1999Doctor K닥터 KDr. Pyo Ji-soo
2001Kick the Moon신라의 달밤Min Ju-ran
YMCA Baseball TeamYMCA 야구단Min Jong-rim
2004Hypnotized얼굴없는 미녀Ji-su
2005The Red Shoes분홍신Sun-jae
2006Tazza: The High Rollers타짜Madam Jeong
2007A Good Day to Have an Affair바람 피기 좋은 날Dew
Skeletons in the Closet좋지 아니한가Mi-kyung
Eleventh Mom열한번째 엄마Woman
2008Modern Boy모던보이Jo Nan-sil
Documentary narrator
2010Villain and Widow이층의 악당Hyun-joo
2012The Thieves도둑들Pepsee
2013The Face Reader관상Yeon-hong
2015Coin Locker Girl차이나타운Ma Woo-heeMother
2016Familyhood굿바이 싱글Joo-yeon
2017A Special Lady미옥Na Hyun-jung
2018Default국가부도의 날Han Shi-hyeon
2020The Day I Died: Unclosed Case내가 죽던 날Hyeon-soo


Television series

Television series performances

1986Best Selling Theater - Doll's Classroom베스트셀러극장 - 인형의 교실Oh Hye-sook
TV Literary Museum - Young Zelkova TreeTV문학관 - 젊은 느티나무

19881988 Summer Olympics Special - ChunhyangjeonSung Chun-hyang

Sun Shim-yi순심이Sun Shim-yi
1989Senoya세노야Kang Jung-ae
1990Erased Woman지워진 여자Jung Soo-min
When The Flowers Bloom And The Birds Cry꽃 피고 새 울면Mi-kyung
Three Families In One House Season 2한지붕 세가족 시즌2Hye-sook
Fun World재미있는 세상Seo Byung-sook
1991Best Theater - Midsummer Night's Dream베스트극장 - 한여름 밤의 꿈

Best Theater - Neighbor베스트극장 - 이웃집 은이

Chuseok Special - Gosu추석 특집극 - 고수Oh Jung-hee
Rosy Life장미빛 인생Chae Jung-seo
1992New Year Special - Cheonsa Is A Tomboy신년 특집극 - 천사는 말괄량이Cheon-sa
Best Theater - Reasons to Love Someone베스트극장 - 누군가를 사랑하려는 이유Kang-ju
Rainbow In Mapo마포 무지개Park Young-mi
1993Pilot파일럿Lee Ji-won
A Woman's Man여자의 남자Kim Eun-young
1994Dokkaebiga Ganda창사특집극 - 눈먼 새의 노래Choi In-young
Changsa Special - Song of a Blind Bird창사특집극 - 눈먼 새의 노래Seok Kyung-sook
1994–1998PartnerCha Hae-soon
1995Love Pro, Marriage Amateur사랑과 결혼Seo Ye-hee
The Basics of Romance연애의 기초Il-young
Drama Game - Twilight of the Gods드라마게임 - 신들의 황혼

1996Oxtail Soup곰탕

Scent of Apple Blossoms사과꽃 향기Seo Kyung-joo
1997Changsa Special - Young창사 특집극 - 새끼Sun-ju
Ms. & Mr.미스&미스터

Revenge and Passion복수혈전Jung Mi-kyung
1999Did We Really Love?우리가 정말 사랑했을까Lee Shin-young
Kuk-hee국희Min Kuk-hee
2000Golden Era황금시대Kim/Choi Hee-kyung
2001Best Theater - Dear Hye-soo베스트극장 - 사랑하는 혜수 언니Herself
2002–2003Jang Hee-bin장희빈Hui-bin Jang
2004–2005Han River Ballad한강수타령Yoon Ga-young
2009Style스타일Park Ki-ja
2010Home Sweet Home즐거운 나의 집Kim Jin-seo
2011Cool Guys, Hot Ramen꽃미남 라면가게tarot fortunetellerCameo (episode 1)
2013The Queen of Office직장의 신Miss Kim / Kim Jeom-seon
2016Signal시그널Cha Soo-hyun
2017Dr. Romantic낭만닥터 김사부Lee Young-joCameo (episodes 20 & 21)
2020Hyena하이에나Jeong Geum-ja
2022Under the Queen's Umbrella슈룹Queen Im Hwa-ryeong

Web series

Web series performances

2022Juvenile Justice소년 심판Sim Eun-seokNetflix


1993–1995Saturday Saturday Is Fun
Blue Dragon Film Awards[note 1]
2010World Wide Weekly


YearSong titleNotes
2008"Why Don't You Do Right?"Track from Modern Boy OST
"Blues of Colors"
"개여울" (Japanese Ver.)
2013"Love is"Track from The Queen of Office OST

Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Kim Hye-soo


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

Forbes2011Korea Power Celebrity19th

Kim Hye-soo Biography

NameKim Hye-soo
Date of Birth5-Sep-1970
Age in 202353
Birth PlaceBusan, South Korea
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Height1.68 (m)
WeightUnknown (KGs)
ProfessionSouth Korean Actress
HeightIn Centimeters: 168 cm.
In Meters: 1.68 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'6"
WeightIn KG: Not known
In Pound: Not known
Eye Color-
Hair Color-
Marital StatusYet to update

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The Net Worth of Kim Hye-soo is $100,000 -.

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The height of Kim Hye-soo is 1.68.

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The birthplace of Kim Hye-soo is Busan, South Korea

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The birthday of Kim Hye-soo is on 5-Sep-1970.

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