‘The Penthouse’ Actor Kim Young-dae: Profile, Career, and Drama Appearances

Kim Young Dae in Extraordinary You (2019)

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In 2019, Kim Young-dae starred in the SBS teen drama Extraordinary You. The drama stars a number of well-known actors including Kim Hye-yoon, SF9‘s Rowoon, and Lee Jae-wook. It is based on the most popular webtoon or online comic titled July Found By Chance in 2018.

Extraordinary You tells the story of Eun Dan-oh (Kim Hye-yoon), a 17-year-old student who comes from a wealthy family but has heart disease. Dan-oh then realizes she has memory problems. She also discovered the fact that she is a webtoon character. All the events in her life are determined by the webtoon creator.

But it turns out that Dan Oh is only a supporting character in the webtoon. From there, she intends to find her own way of life and love story. Dan-oh also meets a student who is her classmate, Haru (SF9’s Rowoon).

In Extraordinary You, Kim Young-dae played the role of Oh Nam-joo. He is the most popular student at Seuli High School and the leader of A3. Later, he will fall in love with Yeo Joo-da (APRIL‘s Naeun) because they are both the main characters in a manhwa  (webtoon).

Despite not playing the main character, Kim Young-dae still generated massive popularity from the drama due to his cold persona. He even won the Best Popularity Award at the 2019 MBC Drama Awards.


Kim Young Dae in The Penthouse (2020)


Towards the end of 2020, Kim Young-dae took part in two dramas at once on different television stations. The Penthouse is the second collaboration between director Joo Dong-min and scriptwriter Kim Sun-ok, who previously worked on the drama The Last Empress.

Throughout 20 episodes, The Penthouse tells about the lives of the residents of Hera Palace, a luxury apartment consisting of 100 floors. The residents of this apartment have many secrets and ambitions. One of them is Sim Soo-ryeon (Lee Ji-ah), a descendant of a conglomerate who acts like a queen in the penthouse. She is married to Joo Dan-tae (Uhm Ki-joon), who is successful in the real estate business.

Kim Young-dae plays the character Joo Seok-hoon, the twin son of Soo-ryeon and Dan-tae. He is described as the son of a conglomerate family. He has a cold aura, making the people around him so afraid of him, especially the students at school. Nevertheless, he knows a big secret about the ugliness of his parents.


Kim Young Dae’s Next Drama—School 2021


School 2021 is one of the school-themed Korean dramas that the audience is waiting for. Due to internal problems with the production team, the broadcast which was scheduled for 2020 had to be canceled. But, the project is finally resumed after confirming the main cast: Kim Yo-han, Kim Young-dae, and Cho Yi-hyun.

Kim Young-dae is set to play alongside another rising actor Kim Yo-han in this KBS2 teen drama School 2021. It is said that he will be the second male lead that will be involved in the love triangle.

So, that is the profile and information that you need to know regarding the rising actor from The Penthouse Kim Young-dae! What do you think about him? Tell us your opinion in the comment box below!