Everything You Should Know About Kim Woo-bin
Kim Woo-bin is a rising K-Pop star who has mainly focused on acting and modeling. With his amazing visual and great acting skills, no wonder he has managed to attract a lot of attention. It’s been a while since he has made an appearance in drama or movie projects, so his fans must have been longing for him! Well, do you also miss Kim Woo-bin? Channel-Korea will provide you with all the information about Kim Woo-bin, so stay tuned!
Kim Woo-bin’s Profile
Real name: Kim Hyun Joong (김현중)
Stage name: Kim Woo-bin (김우빈)
Birthday: July 16th, 1989
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 190 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Blood Type: A
Active years: 2009–present
Occupation: Model, Actor
Agency: AM Entertainment
Daum Café: @kimwoobinfanclub
Kim Woo-bin’s Facts
- Kim Woo-bin studied at Jeonju University.
- Before he entered the acting industry, he had previously started a career as a runway model.
- Kim Woo-bin changed his name in 2011.
- Kim Woo-bin and Lee Jeong-suk are best friends, and they are very close like siblings.
- Kim Woo-bin really likes to walk alone alongside the Han River.
- Kim Woo-bin really likes eating ramen.
- From August 15th, 2013, to February 13th, 2014, Kim Woo-bin was a host of a television music program titled M! Countdown.
- In 2015, Kim Woo-bin was chosen as the promotional ambassador of the CJ CGV arthouse exhibition chain, namely CGV ARTHOUSE.
- Kim Woo-bin also was appointed as an honorary brand ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in April 2017. But unfortunately, in October, he had to stop his contract because he had to undergo treatment for cancer at that time.
- Even though Kim Woo-bin started his career in modeling, he took acting classes so he could become an actor too.
- Kim Woo-bin modeled for the Jewelry and Watches of the Calvin Klein brand for an ad and campaign, and he became the first East Asian model of the brand.
Kim Woo-bin’s Ideal Type
As one of the rising actors in South Korea, Kim Woo-bin has a lot of fans, especially among women. They want to have a great spouse like him, and most of them are even wondering what is Kim Woo-bin’s ideal type? Turns out, his ideal type is very simple and his women fans all over the world could easily fit into his ideal type!
Kim Woo-bin used to explain, “Everyone has different charms, depending on the person. But if I had to choose one thing, my ideal type is a person who looks pretty when she smiles.” Luckily, Kim Woo-bin has found his ideal type in his life in his spouse, actress Shin Min-ah!
Kim Woo-bin Pre Debut
Long before his debut as an actor, Kim Woo-bin started his career as a model. Luckily, he got blessed with amazing height, and he has a good body shape which have led him to a successful career as a runway model! As time went by, he started to appear in Commercial Films (CF) and learned acting. He began to fall in love with acting and made his acting debut in 2011 through White Christmas.
Let’s take a look at Kim Woo-bin’s pre-debut and current appearances, here:
Kim Woo-bin’s Dramas
There are a lot of dramas that successfully raised his fame, and here are some of them that you need to know:
Kim Woo-bin in School 2013 (2012)
The drama portrays the life of students in Seungri High School; Kim Woo-bin plays the role of Park Heung-soo, the rebellious student who got intertwined with Go Nam-soon (Lee Jong-suk) in his past life.
Kim Woo-bin in The Heirs (2013)
The Heirs depicts the ‘cinderella’ story between Kim Tan (Lee Min-ho), Cha Eun-sang (Park Shin-hye), and Choi Young-do (Kim Woo-bin). Kim Tan and Choi Young-do were friends who turned into enemies and whose relationship gets even worse after they fall in love with the same girl: Cha Eun-sang.
Kim Woo-bin in Uncontrollably Fond (2016)
In this drama titled Uncontrollably Fond, Kim Woo-bin plays the character named Shin Joon-young, a famous actor who secretly hides an illness. One day, he has to film a documentary with a PD named Noh Eul (Bae Suzy) who was his high school friend. They both develop feeling for each other, even though their relationship didn’t last since Joon-young dies. Check out the chemistry between Kim Woo-bin and Suzy, here!
Kim Woo-bin and Shin Min-ah Making Wedding Plans
Kim Woo-bin is in a relationship with the beautiful actress Shin Min-ah! They have been dating ever since 2015 after they had a photoshoot project together. Kim Woo-bin and Shin Min-ah’s relationship is growing stronger each day, even when Kim Woo-bin was diagnosed with cancer, Shin Min-ah was always there to support him and stayed by his side.
The fans are also in love with their relationship and desire the couple to get married. It seems like the fans’ wishes would come true since Kim Woo-bin and Shin Min-ah reported getting married soon! Turns out, the couple had made their marriage plans since a long time ago, but it got postponed when Kim Woo-bin got sick.
After his recovery, they reported wanting to tie the knot in 2021! Some sources also mentioned that they have wedding plans, but they didn’t reveal anything more until Kim Woo-bin’s recovery. Well, we hope that they will be married in 2021 as the plan!
That’s all of the information about Kim Woo-bin! After a few years of hiatus, we hope to see another upcoming project from him in the very near future! What do you think about Kim Woo-bin’s acting performance? Kindly write your comment below, and please don’t forget to share our article on your social media!