Kim Yong-ji- The “It Girl” and Popular Actress From South Korea
Have you watched some of the popular dramas back in 2020 such as The King: Eternal Monarch or Tale of the Nine-Tailed? The two of them have gained a lot of attention and praise from fans, including the cast members themselves.
One of the cast members from the dramas is Kim Yong-ji, a young and talented actress that stole everyone’s attention with her ethereal visual. Let’s get to know more about Kim Yong-ji through this article written by Channel Korea!
Full Profile of Kim Yong-ji
Birth Name: Kim Yong-ji (김용지)
Stage Name: Kim Yong-ji (김용지)
Birth: South Korea, April 14, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: B
Height: 165 cm
Occupation: Actress, Model
Label: BH Entertainment
Years Active: 2015 – Present
Fun Facts About Kim Yong-ji That You Have To Know
- Kim Yong-ji’s English name is Demi Kim, and her Chinese name is Jin Rongzhi (金容智).
- Kim Yong-ji has an older sister named Kim Yong-hee.
- Her sister also influenced Kim Yong-ji’s fashion style since she lived in France for 13 years and has a unique Parisian style.
- Kim Yong-ji is left-handed.
- Her favorite food is malatang, and she can’t eat pine nuts.
- People mistakenly think that she is mixed due to her attractive visual.
- She has two dogs named Roux and Rye, and they have an Instagram account @rouxrye.
- She loves to play tennis, take pictures, and play with her dogs.
- If possible, Kim Yong-ji avoids concepts that emphasize cute or feminine images.
- Kim Yong-ji’s childhood dream was to be a cover model when she was in kindergarten.
- Kim Yong-ji once revealed that she didn’t do well in school.
- She is an easy-going person, and she doesn’t try to think complicatedly about certain things.
Often Mistaken as Mixed, Kim Yong-ji Is Actually 100% Korean!
Kim Yong-ji has such an amazing visual, and she looks effortlessly beautiful in any project that she does. Once you look at her, you may think that she isn’t 100% Korean because her appearance looks like someone who has mixed blood. Not only that but there’s a lot of misunderstandings about her nationality.
However, Kim Yong-jin’s parents are 100% of Korean origin and so is she and her sister. Turns out, when she was younger, many people mistook her for being mixed which hurt her. But, once she grew older, she didn’t think her appearance was much different, and people also praised her gorgeous visual!
Kim Yong-ji’s Dramas List
|2019||The Lies Within||Choi Soo-hyun|
|2020||The King: Eternal Monarch||Myung Na Ri/Myeong Seung Ah|
|2020||Tale of the Nine-Tailed||Ki Yoo-ri|
Her Appearance in The King: Eternal Monarch
One of her most popular drama appearances is The King: Eternal Monarch (2020). The drama depicts the story of a king of the Kingdom of Corea and a woman who works as a police officer in the Republic of Korea. Due to a certain situation, both of them cross paths and meet in modern life and in a parallel universe.
In the drama, Kim Yong-ji plays two roles, Myeong Na-ri and Myeong Seung-ah. Technically, their appearances are the same, but they live different lives. Myeong Na-ri runs a coffee shop in modern life. Meanwhile, Myeong Seung-ah is a new staff at the Royal Public Affairs Office in the Kingdom of Corea.
Her Main Role in Tale of the Nine-Tailed
Following the success of The King: Eternal Monarch, Kim Yong-ji also appeared in the fantasy drama Tale of the Nine-Tailed. It depicts the love story and sacrifice between a human girl and a gumiho (nine-tailed fox) guy and also the fight between gumiho brothers. Kim Yong-ji also played the role of a gumiho girl.
Her character is Ki Yoo-ri, a gumiho from Russia who is saved by a gumiho guy named Lee Rang (Kim Bum). Since then, she became his loyal accomplice and has always been there to protect him as payment for saving her life in the past. Due to her chemistry with actor Kim Bum in the drama, both of them became everyone’s favorite couple and received much praise.
Kim Yong-ji’s Chemistry With Kim Bum in Tale of the Nine-Tailed
After Kim Yong-ji and Kim Bum‘s appearances in the Tale of the Nine-Tailed, many fans started to choose them as their favorite couple. Although their characters in the drama don’t have a romantic storyline, their strong bond and how they protect each other in the drama made fans feel the thrill.
Aside from that, they once had a photoshoot together where they posed for many angles, and somehow they looked like a real couple from the fantasy role. Both Kim Yong-ji and Kim Bum have emphasized their visuals which makes fans desire more chemistry from them. Do you guys think they look cute together?
That’s everything about the gorgeous and captivating actress Kim Yong-ji! We are looking forward to seeing more of her acting projects in the future, and let’s wait together! Well, do you think that Kim Yong-ji is very mesmerizing? Leave a comment below regarding that matter, and don’t forget to share this article on your social media!