Korean Musical Actor, Im Tae-kyung: Profile, Drama, Appearance in ‘Immortal Song’, and Marriage

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Let’s Know about Im Tae-kyung!

It seems that K-pop music fans nowadays is still didn’t know about Im Tae-kyung. He is a legendary actor-musical as well as a senior singer! Then to get to know him better, in this article, Channel-Korea provides all information about Im Tae-kyung. So, keep on reading, everyone!

Im Tae-kyung’s Profile

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Name : Im Tae-kyung (임태경)

Stage name : Im Tae-kyung (임태경)

Other names: Lim Tae Kyung, Im Tae Kyeong, Im Tae Gyeong

Birthdate : July 4, 1973

Birthplace : Seoul, South Korea

Height : 174 cm (5’7″)

Zodiac sign : Cancer

Chinese Zodiac  : Ox

Education : Yewon School, College of Fine Arts

Occupation : Singer, Musical Actor, Crossover tenor

Years active : 2001 – present

Instagram : @taekyungim

Twitter : @imtaekyungjapan

Facebook : Im Tae Kyung

Im Tae-kyung’s Drama

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After made his career as a musical actor since around 2005, Im Tae-kyung then made his first debut as a Korean drama (television series) actor in 2018. There are still not many dramas that he starred in, and only a few dramas, namely ‘Misty’ and ‘Woman of 9.9 Billion’, aired in 2019.

Im Tae-kyung in ‘Misty’

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‘Misty’ is a Korean television series that aired on JTBC and started from February 2 to March 24, 2018. This drama tells about a famous and ambitious new news anchor named Go Hye Ran, who already has a husband named Kang Tae Wook. Their relation isn’t romantic because Hye Ran is too busy.

Then at that one point, he became a suspect on suspicion of being involved in the famous golfer death case because he has evidence that points to Hye Ran. In ‘Misty,’ Im Tae-kyung got an opportunity to play as Ha Myung-woo. So, here are some of Im Tae-kyung’s moments and scenes in ‘Misty’!

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Im Tae-kyung Appearance in ‘Immortal Songs’

Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (Immortal Songs 2) is a music competition program from South Korea that started in 2011 and was aired on KBS.  The program is a present classic song that Korean singers sing, and in each episode, the singers will perform their version of songs by rearranging them.

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On July 1, 2011, the producer had announced that there were 8 best male singers in the special episode. In that episode, one of the 8 singers is Im Tae-kyung by appearing in an episode entitled “Special Male Vocalist.” After that, Im Tae-kyung often appeared in this program, for example, in 2016. Here is one of his performances!

Im Tae-kyung ‘Donde Voy’

Compared to his career as an actor, Im Tae-kyung is more known as a singer, and he already has many EP (Extended Play), Studio Album, or Singles. His first studio album was released in 2008 entitled ‘The Classics.’ Apart from having his own songs, he also participated in drama’s Soundtrack and the song entitled Destiny.” 

In 2019, Im Tae-kyung had participated in Woman of 9.9 Billion drama. He played in the drama, but he also sings the song for the Official Soundtrack of the drama entitled “Donde Voy.” This song is a translation song from Spanish, which Tish Hinojosa popularized in 1989s. Here is the Korean version!

Im Tae-kyung’s Marriage

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Im Tae-kyung married his fellow theater artist, Park So-yeon, in 2009. Their first meeting was when they both starred in musical theater ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in the same year as their wedding, and because there were similarities and well suited, so they’ve decided to get married.

But their marriage was very short, which was only about 8 months. This was because their household relationship had problems, so they decided to divorce in 2010. Until now, Im Tae-kyung hasn’t married again.


That’s all the information that we can give you about Im Tae-kyung. We hope he has a happy and successful life! Don’t forget to put your thoughts in the comment section and always follow our activities only on Channel-Korea!