Kim Hyun Joong 김현중

Kim Hyun Joong


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Hyun Joong
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June 06, 1986
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Singer, Actor
Singing, Dancing, Piano, Guitar, Acting

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Kim Hyun Joong is the leader of Korean boyband SS501, often doing vocals and rap. In 2006, he was cohost for MBC's music show "Show! Music Core", later leaving for SS501's Japan debut in 2007. Kim was also int he hit TV series Boys Over Flowers that garnered him huge popularity. Recently, Kim was diagnosed with H1N1 and is recovering from it.

In 2008, he was casted in MBC's variety reality show "We Got Married" alongside Hwang Bo. This gained Kim Hyun Joong a lot of attention and popularity and helped land him a role as Yoon Ji Hoo (Hanazawa Rui) in the highly anticipated drama "Boys Over Flowers", Korea's remake of Japanese manga "Hana Yori Dango".

"Boys Over Flowers" turned out to be a teen idol hit and also featured 2 solos by Kim Hyun Joong - "Because I'm Stupid (Acoustic version)" and "Thing Called Happiness".

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Mischievous Kiss 2010 as Baek Seung Jo (Korean Dramas)

Spotlight 2008 as cameo (Korean Dramas)

Boys Over Flowers 2008 as Yoon Ji Hoo (Rui Hanazawa) (Korean Dramas)

Kim Hyun Joong News:

Kim Hyun-joong to be questioned by police
The Korea Herald - Sep 2, 2014

Kim Hyun-joong is set to be questioned by police Tuesday over assault accusations, 11 days after the charges were filed against him. The Songpa District Police Station in southeastern Seoul will summon him later in the day to investigate whether he ...

Kim Hyun-joong tries to delay enlistment amid assault allegations
Channel News Asia - Aug 30, 2014

SEOUL: Korean singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong has applied to delay his compulsory military enlistment due to his hectic concert schedule, reported Korean media on Friday (Aug 29). This has sparked rumours that Kim actually wanted to delay his enlistment so ...

Kim Hyun Joong Reportedly Defers Enlistment, Expected To Report To Police
KDramaStars - Aug 28, 2014

Singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong has faced considerable controversy in the last week and now he has a new reason to be in the headlines. Korea's "TV Report" recently announced that he received his enlistment notice for Oct. 10 but that he wants to postpone ...

Kim Hyun Joong Accused Of Assaulting Girlfriend
KDramaStars - Aug 22, 2014

In the past Kim Hyun Joong has spoken about his reluctance to hit others, even on set. In an interview with the KBSTV2 show "Entertainment Tonight," he said that it was hard to even pretend to hit another actor because he imagined how much it would hurt.

Singer Kim Hyun Joong Heats Up Chinese Leg Of World Tour With 5000 Fans
KpopStarz - Aug 18, 2014

"I feel that Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong and normal guy Kim Hyun Joong is very different. Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong tries to show his perfect side to the fans, whereas the normal Kim Hyun Joong leads a normal life just like the others. I spend my time ...

Kim Hyun Joong greets 13000 fans during his drama premium event and concert ...
allkpop - Aug 6, 2014

Starting at 6PM (local time) on the same day, Kim Hyun Joong kicked off the second stop on the Japanese leg of his world tour. Kim Hyun Joong shared, "I think I'm the most happy when I perform the stages that I put a lot of time and sweat into ...

Kim Hyun Joong 'secretly' leaves for China after assault scandal
hellokpop - Aug 30, 2014

Naver has reported that Kim Hyun Joong has 'secretly' left for China yesterday, despite the heated controversy surrounding his assault scandal. He is due to perform at Guangzhou, China on August 30. Kim Hyun Joong's agency confirmed last week that all ...

Kim Hyun Joong Delights Fans Across Japan With Fan Meeting Tour
KpopStarz - Aug 11, 2014

Known for his roles in Boys Over Flower and Playful Kiss, and as the leader of K-Pop boy group SS501, Kim Hyun Joong is the one of the most adored K-Pop idols in Korea. In recent years, Kim Hyun Joong has seen even more success as a solo artist with ...

Second Lead Syndrome: Why We Have It
KDramaStars - Aug 10, 2014

When visitors showed up at the KCON panel on Second Lead Syndrome, the first thing they saw was a photo of Kim Hyun Joong as Ji Hoo in "Boys Over Flowers." Tears were streaming down Ji Hoo's face, because, although he was the perfect guy, he did not ...

Kim Hyun-joong delays military service, fans wonder why
The Korea Herald - Aug 28, 2014

South Korean actor and singer Kim Hyun-joong reportedly delayed his mandatory military service until next year due to his schedule, a local news outlet reported Thursday. Kim was notified that he should enlist in the army on Oct. 7, but postponed due ...

Star-studded Keyeast Rides High on Korean Wave in China
The Korea Bizwire - Aug 9, 2014

A cohort of Korean celebrities is responsible for the company's earnings surprise; Actor Kim Hyun-joong, Park Seo-jun, and Lee Hyun-woo are all working with the entertainment agency. “My Love from the Star,” which went on air earlier this year in China ...

Rain did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge like a pro
The Star Online - Aug 28, 2014

Actor and singer Kim Hyun-joong has been accused of using brute force against his girlfriend. According to the report, Kim is suspected of committing physical abuse from May to July. His girlfriend recently filed assault charges against him at the ...

Hallyu star Bae's agency joins forces with China's SOHU
The Korea Herald - Aug 7, 2014

Korean entertainment firm KEYEAST ― led by hallyu star Bae Yong-joon and home to high-profile actors including Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Hyun-joong ― has established a strategic business partnership with Chinese online services company Inc.



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