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 Soo to hold a solo concert in Seoul this October
allkpop - Aug 15, 2014

His agency rep stated, "[Kim Bum Soo] will show a good concert as a multi-entertainer with his singing and variety skills... Kim Bum Soo is working hard to prepare a concert that transforms the audience's hearts with his singing ability and overcome ...


Kim Bum Soo To Host Solo Concert In October
KpopStarz - Aug 12, 2014

Polaris Entertainment stated: "Kim Bum Soo will provide concertgoers with delightful visual and auditory stimulation through his sentimental ballads. Just like the subtitle of the concert - "Before & After" - Kim Bum Soo will provide the best plastic ...


Kim Bum Soo To Return To K-Pop Scene After 2 Years
KpopStarz - Aug 6, 2014

Kim Bum Soo plans to return in September and resume promotions as a musician. It's been 2 years since his last single "Rock Star," released in 2012. One source claimed: "Kim Bum Soo planned an album release in August, but things are getting pushed ...


Kim Bum Renews 7-Year Contract with King Kong Entertainment
Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 14, 2014

As a founding member of King Kong Entertainment, Kim Bum has been working with the agency since 2008 until it became a large sized agency, housing 22 actors and actresses in 2014. In order to carry on the relationship he had with the company, Kim Bum ...


Kelly Brook: I want Kim Kardashian's bum!
Daily Star - Aug 13, 2014

Curvaceous Kelly Brook has been in the papers recently about her "weight gain", but the sexy pin-up says she actually prefers her body bigger - and would love a bum like Kim Kardashian's. "I like myself curvier to be honest and I like having bigger ...


Yoon Jong Shin – Kim Bum Soo – Lena Park To Perform In Melody Forest
KpopStarz - Aug 5, 2014

0 comments. Yoon Jong Shin – Kim Bum Soo – Lena Park To Perform In Melody Forest. Singers Yoon Jong Shin, Kim Bum Soo, and Lena Park will perform at the music festival "Melody Forest Camp," hosted by MYSTIC89. Like Us on Facebook ...


Archdiocese hopes to get holy routes recognized
Korea JoongAng Daily - Aug 13, 2014

The Road of the Word encompasses such sites as the Catholic University of Korea, the residence in central Seoul of martyr Kim Bum-woo and Myeong-dong Cathedral, built in 1898. Kim Bum-woo was among the earliest Catholic martyrs in the 18th century.


Baek Ji Young joins the judge panel of 'Superstar K6'
allkpop - Aug 15, 2014

Mnet confirmed on the 15th, "Baek Ji Young will join national audition program 'Superstar K6' as a main judge... The judge lineup consists of Lee Seung Chul, Yoon Jong Shin, Kim Bum Soo, and Baek Ji Young." The singer also shared, "I will put my all ...


Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton prove their famous feud is over with Instagram ...
Showbiz Spy - Aug 4, 2014

They famously fell out in 2008 when Paris Hilton said of Kim's bum: 'It reminds me of cottage cheese inside a big trash bag', but now it looks like two of the biggest papped stars of the noughties are finally best friends again. Kim shared this ...


S. Korea's 400 richest people own an average of 459 bln won in assets: report
GlobalPost - Aug 4, 2014

Other on-line and information technology company managers such as NC Soft Corp.'s head Kim Taek-jin, KakaoTalk manager Kim Bum-soo and NHN Entertainment chief Lee Jun-ho, all had assets exceeding 1 trillion won. Among the top 400 richest people, ...


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