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)

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

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

Outrageous Women 2006 as Joon (Korean Dramas)



Kim Bum News:

Kim Bum Undergoes Drastic Weight Loss For 'Hidden Identity'
KDramaStars - Jun 4, 2015

On June 3, Kim Bum attended a press conference for his upcoming tvN crime drama, "Hidden Identity." Reporters were surprised by his thinner appearance, which was the result of 31 lbs. (14 kg) of weight loss. The 25-year-old star endured drastic weight ...


Kim Bum Is Lean, Mean And Ready For Revenge In "Hidden Identity"
KDramaStars - Jun 15, 2015

Kim Bum will show viewers a different side of himself in his new tVN drama, "Hidden Identity." He plays a former SWAT and SEAL member who joined an undercover investigative team. His character is lean, mean and ready to exact revenge. Like Us on ...


Kim Bum shocks with his new lean look at 'Hidden Identity' drama press conference
allkpop - Jun 3, 2015

As you can see in the photos above, Kim Bum made quite a transformation from before (right photo) getting ready for the drama and after (left photo). At the press conference, he revealed that he actually lost almost 31 pounds (14 kg) to fit his ...


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 ...


Kim Bum is brooding for 'Singles' + reveals how much weight he lost for his ...
allkpop - Jun 23, 2015

Actor Kim Bum is deep in thought with his charismatic face in his latest photoshoot with 'Singles'. There's so much emotion in his eyes in this classy black-and-white photoshoot. It looks as if he's taken on an acting role for this magazine photoshoot ...


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 is a sexy mustached action star in preview for 'Hidden Identity'
allkpop - Jun 5, 2015

In this preview for the first episode on June 16, Kim Bum shows off his leaner figure, which he already talked about in a press conference, and his new action skills, showing that somehow, even though people thought it possible, he got even sexier.


The Kardashians and plastic surgery: From Kim's 'bum implants' to Kendall's ...
mirror.co.uk - May 7, 2015

The Kardashians and plastic surgery: From Kim's 'bum implants' to Kendall's 'nose job' -full rumour roundup. 11:49, 7 May 2015; By Katy Forrester. The famous family have had more work done than we've had hot dinners but are all of the rumours true?


How Las Vegas' tourism and retail industries are chasing Chinese dollars
VEGAS INC - Aug 24, 2015

at Bally's Las Vegas, Show Lo and Kim Bum Soo at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace or 'Paris By Night' and Na Ying inside the Axis at Planet Hollywood.” Most resorts gear up annually for the Chinese New Year, and Chinatown lies just west of the Strip on ...


Ladies' Code Shed Tears During Memorial Concert For Late Members EunB And RiSe ...
KpopStarz - Aug 24, 2015

Ashley, Sojung and Zuny also delivered messages in remembrance of EunB and RiSe and expressed their most heartfelt emotions. The memorial concert also reportedly featured performances from Kim Bum Soo, Yang Dong Geun, Ivy, Rumble Fish, Sun Wo ...


Kim Bum, Park Min-young allure in 'wedding' themed photoshoot
The Korea Herald - Jun 22, 2015

An old photoshoot published in a fashion magazine featuring actors Kim Bum and Min-young as wedding crashers is drawing attention, as Kim's new action TV drama recently took to the air. Kim stars in the TV drama “Hidden Identity,” which premiered last ...


Five Reasons To Watch 'Hidden Identity'
KDramaStars - Jun 19, 2015

Kim Bum delivers a stellar performance in the tvN action thriller, "Hidden Identity." He portrays Cha Gun Woo, an undercover cop, who is plagued by memories of his deceased partner. He faces suspension and discipline after he seeks revenge against the ...


K-Drama Stars Who Celebrate Birthdays In July
KDramaStars - Jul 1, 2015

July 7: Kim Bum made his drama comeback this year with a role in the crime thriller "Hidden Identity." The lean, mean detective he plays in this drama seems years older than the characters he played in previous dramas, such as "The Woman Who Still ...


Fantagio Will Introduce ASTRO Through The Web Drama, 'To Be Continued'
KDramaStars - Aug 14, 2015

Sports World noted that member Moon Bin should be familiar to audiences, as he previously appeared child version of Kim Bum in the Hallyu hit, "Boys Over Flowers." He also represented a younger version of Yunho from TXXQ. However, is not considered ...


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 ...


Super Junior's Kyuhyun, Huh Gak Announced As Special 'Superstar K' Judges
KpopStarz - Jul 30, 2015

They will be joining the four main judges - Yoon Jong Shin, Baek Ji Young, Kim Bum Soo and Sung Si Kyung - in selecting a talented field of contestants who will advance to the next round. Based on the various specialties of the special judges, which ...


Get To Know ASTRO, K-Pop's Newest Boy Band
KpopStarz - Aug 17, 2015

Finally, fans will recognized member Moon Bin as mini Yunho from TVXQ's "Balloons" music video, as well as little Kim Bum from the drama Boys Over Flowers. Fantagio is home to other popular groups like Hello Venus and 5urprise. Like actor-idol 5urprise ...


Kim Bum, Ahn Jae Hyun, Jung Il Woo and Choi Jin Hyuk Attend a VIP Premiere of ...
KpopStarz - Jan 22, 2015

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Primary drops 'See You' MV ft. Kim Bum Soo and Dynamic Duo's Gaeko
allkpop - Apr 9, 2015

He's back with the music video for his title track "See You" featuring Kim Bum Soo (BSK) and Dynamic Duo's Gaeko, off his new album '2-1' on April 9. In addition to his title track, album '2-1' also includes songs like "Tonight", and "U", and includes ...


Review: Primary Returns To Make You Dance On 'Hello' Featuring Lena Park On ...
KpopStarz - Aug 12, 2015

There are a number of standout tracks on the album including appearances from 18 artists including Choa of AOA, Kim Bum Soo, Dynamic Duo, Beenzino, Suran, Iron, Junggigo, Paloalto, Hwa Sa, Jungin, Rhythm Power, Kwon Jin Ah, BTS's Rap Monster, ...


Kim Bum and Yoo Yun Suk display their off-screen bromance for 'Cosmopolitan'
allkpop - Dec 23, 2014

Kim Bum revealed to 'Cosmopolitan', "Yoo Yun Suk hyung and Lee Kwang Soo hyung and I meet up often and have a drink," while Yoo Yun Suk added that he had gone on a vacation with Kim Bum, along with their managers, confirming their close ...


Kim Bum Soo says it's 'Only You' with his OST for 'Hyde Jekyll, Me'
allkpop - Feb 19, 2015

... song serves as the theme song for main male lead played by Hyun Bin. The song was composed by VIBE's Ryu Jae Hyun, and its meaningful lyrics as well as the desperation conveyed through Kim Bum Soo's voice will have you listening to it over and over.


Leeteuk, Yoo Se Yoon, and Kim Bum Soo confirmed as MCs for mystery-music show ...
allkpop - Feb 12, 2015

'I See Your Voice' is a mystery-music show that involves finding out who can sing and who is tone deaf just by looking at their faces with their occupation, age, and possible singing talent kept under wraps. A guest singer will appear on each episode ...


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 ...


The Year In K-Drama Break-Ups
KDramaStars - Dec 15, 2014

Kim Bum and Moon Geun Young met on the set of "Goddess of Fire: Jeonji," where he played her character's loyal protector. As he was the second lead, he did not win her character's heart. But he did earn Moon's affection. By the time the drama ended the ...


Kim Bum Soo parodies Kang Dong Won, Kim Soo Hyun, and Taeyang with the help of ...
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 ...


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