Kim Bum 김범

Kim Bum

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Last Name:
Kim
First Name:
Bum
English Name:
Ethnic Name:
김범
Ethnicity:
Korean
Date of Birth:
July 07, 1989
Place of Birth:
Height:
179cm
Weight:
62kg
Blood Type:
Profession:
actor
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Biography

Kim Bum is the popular star of numerous Korean television series and dramas, as well as several feature-length films. His best known role is as So Yi Jung in Boys Over Flowers. Winner of the Netizen Popularity Award at the 2008 Korean Drama Festival, Kim Bum was born on July 7, 1989, and was educated at Jungang University. Having set his sights on an acting career while still a young school boy, Kim regularly attended auditions and took acting classes. However, it was not until he joined the “Survival Star Audition” that his hard work finally paid off. He placed 8th in a field of hundreds, but because he was only 17, in a program aimed at actors in their 20’s, he could not proceed in the competition. “Survival Star Audition” opened many opportunities for Kim, and he began receiving multiple television series roles and his popularity soared. Although continually the object of much internet and magazine gossip, Kim Bum continues to ascend as a South Korean star, while remaining firmly planted in his roots.

Kim Bum plays So Yi Jung (Sojiroh Nishikado), one of the Korean F4 members in "Boys Over Flowers", the Korean remake of Japanese manga "Hana Yori Dango". Kim Bum showed his acting chops playing the young Lee Dong Chul in "East of Eden" and is one of South Korea's rising male stars to be watched.


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Filmography

That Winter, the Wind Blows 2013 as Park Jin Sung (Korean Dramas)

The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry 2010 (Korean Dramas)

Dream 2009 as Lee Jang Suk (Korean Dramas)

Boys Over Flowers 2008 as So Yi Jung (Sojiroh Nishikado) (Korean Dramas)

East of Eden 2008 as Lee Dong Chul (15 years old) (Korean Dramas)

Outrageous Women 2006 as Joon (Korean Dramas)



Kim Bum News:

Kim Bum's Film Was Shown At The Beijing Film Festival
KDramaStars - Apr 22, 2015

Kim Bum already had a fan following in China due to his roles in such k-dramas as "Boys Over Flowers," "Padam Padam" and "That Winter The Wind Blows." But "The Micro Era Of Love" further improved his visibility among younger audiences. As a result of ...


Kim Bum to head to China for 'The 5th Beijing International Film Festival'
allkpop - Apr 17, 2015

His label King Kong Entertainment stated, "Kim Bum will be at 'The 5th Beijing International Film Festival' held in Yan Qi Hu, Beijing along with actors Wang Li Kun and Taiwanese actor Joe Cheng. In addition to his attendance at the event, he will also ...


K-Drama Actors Who Have To Share Their Name
KDramaStars - Apr 7, 2015

Actor and singer Kim Bum's real name is Kim Sang Bum but there's also a Kim Ki Bum who's also a singer and actress. Kim Ki Bum, born in August of 1987 is a member of the band Super Junior and he's had a few drama roles in Korea and China. Kim Bum ...


Kim Soo Hyun May Have K-Pop Artists Flocking To The 'Producer' OST
KDramaStars - Apr 10, 2015

Several vocalists have been nominated for the project including soundtrack queen Baek Ji Young and Kim Bum Soo. While the article focused on the Kim Soo Hyun Effect, the casting of Gong Hyo Jin will also positively impact the original soundtrack. MFBTY ...


Who's THE singer from 'I Am a Singer 3'? Winner and results announced!
allkpop - Apr 24, 2015

The first round was the duet stage which counted for 30% of the final. In this round, Park Jung Hyun partnered up with Kim Bum Soo for "Some," Yangpa paired up with Ha Hyun Woo for "Red Glow," and Kim Kyung Ho worked with Shin Hyo Bum for "Farewell ...


Lee Jung Jae Will Appear In Korean-Chinese Film
KDramaStars - Apr 24, 2015

That growing list of celebrities includes Song Hye Kyo, Rain, Kim Tae Hee, Kim Bum, Son Ye Jin, Song Seung Hoon and Kim Bum. Copyright ⓒ 2015 DramaStars.com All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Sponsored From Around the ...


Kim Bum Returns To K-Dramas As A Homicide Detective
KDramaStars - Mar 24, 2015

Kim Bum's last drama was the saeguk "Goddess of Fire: Jeonji" with co-stars Moon Geun Young and Lee Sang Yoon. Before that he appeared in "That Winter The Wind Blows" with Jo In Sung and Song Hye Kyo." He is best known for his roles in the dramas ...


They Met on Set: Part Two
KDramaStars - Apr 23, 2015

They dated for a few years before breaking up. And Kim Bum, Lee Sang Yoon's rival in "Goddess of Fire: Jeonji," met Moon Geun Young on the set of that same drama. The couple went public with their relationship right away and dated for about six months.


Kanye West Lands The Cover Of Paper Magazine, Doesn't Break The Internet
MTV UK - Apr 21, 2015

Because we saw Kim's bum?) Kanye still had some big opinions to share with the magazine, and he really just wants you all to know that he's not in the Illuminati, alright? Chatting about the launch of Jay Z's music streaming service TIDAL, Kanye ...


K-Drama Actors Who Made Friends On Set
KDramaStars - Apr 15, 2015

He's also close to Kim Bum, who he worked with in "Boys Over Flowers." Jung Il Woo also considers Kim Bum a close friend. "When I was having rough times, he was there for me, and when he had troubles, I was there for him," said Jung. "We've known each ...


Five Fun Facts About Kim Bum
KDramaStars - Jun 25, 2014

Kim Bum was determined to become a star. He wanted to be an actor so badly that he joined "Survival Star Audition and placed sixth among hundreds of contestants. As he was only 17, he could not proceed, but it did land him acting roles. Not satisfied ...


Kim Bum Soo parodies Kang Dong Won, Kim Soo Hyun, and Taeyang with the ...
allkpop - Nov 15, 2014

On the November 15 broadcast of tvN's 'SNL Korea', Kim Bum Soo made an appearance as a guest host. During the episode, Kim Bum Soo put on a hilarious skit with the help of AOA members, as he parodied top stars Kang Dong Won, Kim Soo Hyun, and ...


KTMF bringing Cool, Kim Bum-soo and Han Hee-jun
The Korea Times US - Mar 24, 2015

The 13th Korea Times Music Festival is bringing Cool, Kim Bum-soo and Han Hee-jun to the Hollywood Bowl on May 2. The annual event attracts a crowd of 20,000 each year in a celebration of Korean music and culture. The three artists will join TVXQ, ...


Actor Kim Bum meets with 1000 fans in Mongolia
allkpop - Nov 4, 2014

On October 30, Kim Bum held an autograph session at a shopping center in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. His agency King Kong Entertainment revealed the above photos from the event on November 4. Almost 1,000 fans came to see the actor despite the snowy ...


Kim Bum takes on sweater fashion for 'Gentleman'
allkpop - Sep 24, 2014

Kim Bum donned classic knits for the 'on the vintage street' concept with a modern twist added by his bomber jacket, trench coat, and beanies from 'BEANPOLE MEN'. The star is also starring in the Chinese drama 'V Love'. Check out more of his sweater ...


Does Suzy's Chinese Drama Offer Have Something To Do With Her Relationship?
KDramaStars - Apr 15, 2015

In the last few years, Kim Tae Hee, Rain, Song Hye Kyo, Song Seung Hoon and Kim Bum have all filmed productions in China. Copyright ⓒ 2015 DramaStars.com All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Sponsored From Around the Web.


Beaten at his own game: Brian Kim is the godfather of mobile-messaging apps
Forbes India - Apr 9, 2015

“I'm losing because I'm doing this interview,” jokes 'Brian' Kim Bum-Soo. To be fair, Kim's StarCraft reflexes have waned as he's spent most of the past decade building a different type of empire. KakaoTalk is the most popular mobile app in a country ...


Moon Geun Young Is Considering A Role In 'Chaebol's Daughter'
KDramaStars - Apr 7, 2015

Her co-stars in that drama were Kim Bum and Lee Sang Yoon. The historical drama averaged 9.2 percent in the ratings. The "Chaebol's Daughter" role would provide a stark contrast to her role in the 2012 drama "Cheomdamdong Alice" which she co-starred ...


Get sweaty with Kim's 'bum-based' app
Full-Time Whistle - Jan 5, 2015

Kim Kardashian West is planning to relaunch herself as a fitness guru. The 34-year-old reality TV star is famous for her curvaceous figure and it's been claimed that Kim is in the advanced stages of designing a workout app that will help fans with ...


“K-POP STAR 4″ – A Review On The TOP 3 Contestants
Officially Kmusic - Apr 4, 2015

As soon as Seung Hwan started singing Kim Bum Soo's “It Will Pass“, though, we knew that he would make it to TOP 3. With his unique singing style, he left the whole audience breathless and even made Park Jimin cry. He had sung just one song, but it was ...


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