Im Chang-jung’s Profile and Facts: Movies, Songs, and Albums


Who is Im Chang-Jung?

Im Chang-Jung may be one of multi-talented celebrities in South Korea. Starting his career in 1990, he appeared in a war-themed movie named North Korean Partisan in South Korea. In 1995, he released his first album ‘Already To Me (이미 나에게로)’ and became a hit among netizens. His latest album was out in 2016 with title ‘I’m’ which also still liked by many people.

Im was married to a the South Korean pro-golfer Kim Hyun-joo in 2006, but got divorced in 2013. From this marriage, they have 3 children where the first and second child are living with Im and the third one is living with Kim Hyun joo. In 2017, Im Chang Jung got married to his girlfriend who is a non-celebrity and 18 years younger than him.

Im Chang-jung’s Profile


Name: Im Chang-Jung (임창정)
Also known as: Lim Chang-Jung
Label: NH Media
Profession: Actor & singer
Birthdate: 1973-Nov-30
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 172cm
Weight: 56kg
Star sign: Sagittarius
Blood type: B
Spouse(s) : Golfer Kim Hyun Joo (김현주) (m. 2006 – 2013), Seo Ha yan (m.2017)
Siblings: Lim Chang-mi, Lim Mi-gyeong, Lim Chang-hae
Twitter: @ImChangJung


  • Favorite Food : Rice, samgyeopsal
  • Sport: Golf, biliard, fishing
  • Warna : warna lucu (?)
  • He is a friend of Byung-hun Lee and group ‘DJ DOC’
  • Since he was child, he likes to eat a lot
  • His favorite role was in movie “taste of salt-and-paper”
  • He gave a turtle doll to  Kyu Ri and Seung KARA, when he was the host of “THE SHOW”

Im Chang-jung’s Filmography

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Im has played in various series and movies, since he started his career as an actor. He also appeared in several variety shows on television. Some of his best roles in movies are including Sex is zero (2002), Traffickers (2012) and To catch a virgin ghost (2004). As an actor, his favorite director is Youn JK and he often takes roles as rich, powerful man.

In 2003, Im decided to get hiatus for a while and focused to his own activity and family. For almost 6 years, he stopped playing roles, but eventually came back in 2009 releasing his 10th album ‘Different Color’.


  • 1990 North Korean Partisan in South Korea as Jeon Sae-young
  • 1990 Rose Motel
  • 1992 From Seom River to the Sky as Goo Dae-hoon
  • 1992 Walking All the Way to Heaven
  • 1994 The Rules of the Game as Client 1
  • 1997 Beat as Hwan-gyu
  • 1998 Extra as Park Bong-soo
  • 1998 If the Sun Rises in the West as Kim Beom-soo
  • 2000 The Happy Funeral Director as Jae-hyun
  • 2000 Jakarta as Blue
  • 2001 My Boss, My Hero as Hyeok-sam (cameo)
  • 2002 Bet on My Disco as Bong-pal
  • 2002 Sex Is Zero as Jang Eun-shik
  • 2003 Reversal of Fortune as Police officer (cameo)
  • 2003The Greatest Expectation as Chang-shik
  • 2003 Romantic Assassin as Ghost in armor (cameo)
  • 2004 To Catch a Virgin Ghost as Yang-yi
  • 2005 Cracked Eggs and Noodles as Dae-gyu
  • 2005 All for Love as Kim Chang-hoo
  • 2006 Aachi & Ssipak as Ssipak (voice)
  • 2007 Miracle on 1st Street as Pil-je
  • 2007 Underground Rendezvous as Young-tae
  • 2007 Scout as Ho-chang
  • 2007 Sex Is Zero 2 as Eun-shik
  • 2009 Fortune Salon as Seung-won
  • 2010 Twilight Gangsters as Bang Joon-seok
  • 2010 Romantic Debtors as Detective Bang Geuk-hyun
  • 2011 Shotgun Love as Sang-yeol
  • 2012 Rain and Rain as Soo-hyun
  • 2012 The Traffickers as Young-gyu
  • 2013 Tumbleweed as Chang-soo
  • 2014 The Con Artists as Chef (cameo)
  • 2015 Untouchable Lawmen as Lee Jung-jin
  • 2017 Roman Holiday as In-han
  • 2018 Gate as Gyu-cheol

Variety Shows:

  • 2009 Invincible Baseball Team as Infielder, pitcher (KBS2)
  • 2009 Superstar K Season 1  as host (Mnet)
  • 2014-15 Law of the Jungle in Costa Rica as Cast member (SBS)

Im Chang-jung’s Album

In 1995, Im released his first album with title ‘Already to me’ and became popular. Following that, two albums were released that made him a famous singer. 2 years later, he sang the soundtrack of the film ‘Again’ and that made him even more popular.

Im also appeared in the movie ‘Extra’ and sang the soundtrack with title ‘The day if the rise in the west’. Im was very popular back then, got chance to both play role and fill the soundtrack of drama and movies. This led him to achieve many nominations including KBS’s Award, Baeksang’s Arts Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Mnet Korean Music Festival and many more. Mostly, the nomination for the categories Best ballad song and best actor.

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Im Chang jung’s discography:

  • Already To Me (이미 나에게로)
    Released: April 1, 1995
  • Because I’m Not With You
    Released: May 10, 1996
  • Again
    Released: May 16, 1997
  • Lim Chang Jung 4th
    Released: April 1, 1998
  • Story Of…
    Released: March 1, 1999
  • White
    Released: February 11, 2000
    Released: November 1, 2000
  • Different Color
    Released: July 1, 2001
  • C.J.2002
    Released: May 1, 2002
  • Bye
    Released: June 5, 2003
  • Return To My World
    Released: March 10, 2009
  • Ordinary Song, Ordinary Melody (흔한 노래… 흔한 멜로디…)
    Released: March 20, 2015
  • I’m
    Released: September 6, 2016