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:

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

A few k-drama actors decided to pursue acting only to discover that someone else had the same last name. That's what happened to Kim Woo Bin, whose birth name is Kim Hyun Joong. That name already belonged to SS501 singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong ...

Kim Hyun Joong Officially Postpones Military Enlistment Due To 'Personal ...
KpopStarz - Mar 25, 2015

In 2014, Kim Hyun Joong was taken to court by his ex-girlfriend, known to the media by her surname Choi, based on assault charges. Although the charges were dropped after Kim publicly apologized, Kim was fined by the Seoul prosecutor for assault.

Kim Hyun Joong Receives Another Draft Notice
KDramaStars - Mar 12, 2015

Kim Hyun Joong has received a draft notice and is considering whether to enlist in the army. According to an article in the Korea Herald, the singer-actor is scheduled to report for his two-year mandatory military duty on March 31. Like Us on Facebook ...

Text Messages Between Kim Hyun Joong And Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend Released ...
KpopStarz - Feb 26, 2015

More information has come to light regarding Korean star Kim Hyun Joong's relationship with his ex-girlfriend. Text messages between Kim, his father, and his pregnant ex-girlfriend, known to the media only by her surname Choi, were released to Korean ...

Kim Hyun Joong And His Ex Don't Agree On Much
KDramaStars - Feb 25, 2015

A recent article in the Korean magazine "Woman Sense" claimed that Kim Hyun Joong and his ex were reuniting. But the odds against these two having a successful relationship may be insurmountable. The singer-actor and his girlfriend have a long history ...

Kim Hyun Joong's Parents Speak Up About The Pregnancy Scandal
KDramaStars - Feb 27, 2015

The real-life k-drama involving singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong and his ex-girlfriend, identified only as Choi, keeps getting more complicated. Kim and Choi were already facing some complicated decisions after she announced her pregnancy. After all she ...

Kim Hyun Joong Fined For Harming Ex-Girlfriend
KDramaStars - Jan 20, 2015

The charges date back to 2014, when a woman claiming to be Kim Hyun Joong's girlfriend accused him of multiple incidents of mental and physical abuse. As the case was reported to the police, both the singer and his girlfriend were questioned. At the ...

Kim Hyun Joong Announces First Concert Since Alleged Abuse Scandal
KpopStarz - Dec 23, 2014

Kim announced the launch of his 2015 Japanese concert tour following several months out of the spotlight. Kim Hyun Joong also has plans to release a Japanese mini-album on February 11. He has not released any plans to promote in Korea, where his ...

Despite Dropped Charges, Kim Hyun Joong's Case Will Be Sent To The ...
KDramaStars - Sep 23, 2014

When was questioned by the police, Kim Hyun Joong admitted that the couple had one physical fight but denied any of the other incidents, including his girlfriend's charges that he fractured her rib in another altercation. He said the injury happened ...

SS501's Kim Hyung Jun Hints At Possible Anniversary Album
KpopStarz - Apr 13, 2015

Three SS501 members, Kim Hyung Jun, Kim Hyun Joong, and Park Jungmin, have yet to serve in the Korean army but due to age requirements, the three members have to enlist within the next two years. Leader Kim Hyun Joong postponed his enlistment due ...

Kim Hyun Joong Tells Police He Did Fight With His Girlfriend But Only One Time
KDramaStars - Sep 3, 2014

Kim Hyun Joong was on his "Fantasy" concert tour before he returned to Korea to answer police summons. He will continue his tour now that he has given testimony. His next concerts are in Peru on Sept. 7, Mexico on Sept. 12 and Japan on Sept. 16.

K-Pop Idol Kim Hyn Joong of SS501 Enlists in Military After Pregnancy Scandal
Classicalite - Mar 16, 2015

K-Pop idol Kim Hyun Joong of the band SS501 has decided to enlist in the military on March 31. This news comes as a shock after it was reported that his agency was looking into postponing his enlistment for a second time. Many believe his postponement ...

Kim Hyun Joong Appears At The Airport In All-Black Fashion
KpopStarz - Feb 22, 2015

On Feb. 21, singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong was seen at the Kimpo Airport after finishing his Japan tour. Like Us on Facebook. On this day, Kim Hyun Joong appeared in a black shirt, pants, coat, and hat, showing an all-black chic fashion. He pushed ...

Kim Hyun Joong's Girlfriend Withdraws Assault Charges
KDramaStars - Sep 17, 2014

The assault charges filed against singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong have officially been withdrawn. On Aug. 20 the singer-actor was accused of several incidents of assault by his former girlfriend. The incidents allegedly resulted in bruises and a broken rib ...

Kim Hyun Joong Reported To Be Enlisting In March 2015
KDramaStars - Oct 14, 2014

While Kim Hyun Joong was already committed to his world tour, with personal appearances scheduled in Thailand, China, Peru, Mexico and Japan, this summer's scandal could make it difficult for the star to land new drama roles or advertising deals.

Kim Hyun Joong's Ex Denies Receiving A Settlement
KDramaStars - Sep 19, 2014

When Kim Hyun Joong's ex-girlfriend dropped the alleged assault charges against him on Sept. 17, rumors spread that she had accepted a financial settlement. Speaking through her lawyer, she said that the only condition she made for dropping the charges ...

Kim Hyun Joong Apologizes But Will It Be Enough?
KDramaStars - Sep 15, 2014

"Currently, we demand Kim Hyun Joong to self-reflect and apologize for the multiple times he physically assaulted her, and admit the assaults took place," said the statement by Sun Jong Mun. "If he does not do so, we have no choice but to submit ...

Kim Hyun Joong Accused Of Assaulting Woman Who Claims To Be His 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.

Would Kim Hyun Joong Still Be On Tour If He Were An American Pop Star ...
KpopStarz - Sep 12, 2014

What does this incident have to do with Kim Hyun Joong and the growing tide of discontent surrounding his alleged abuse? For Justin Bieber, the disapproval took some time to grow and was not an immediate reaction from the public. He maintained a large ...

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 ...

Songpa Police Reportedly Proceed With Kim Hyun Joong Domestic Abuse Case ...
KpopStarz - Oct 1, 2014

Although Kim Hyun Joong's ex-girlfriend reportedly withdrew the charges filed against him, the Songpa Police Office has submitted one of the four alleged domestic abuse charges to the prosecution office. Like Us on Facebook ...

Kim Hyun Joong Confirms He Is Not Enlisting In The Army Next March
KpopStarz - Oct 15, 2014

Singer Kim Hyun Joong said the report about his enlistment in the army is not true. Like Us on Facebook. On October 14, the Korean Herald reported that sources close to Kim Hyun Joong said he would be entering the army next March. However, Kim Hyun ...

Korean heart-throb Kim Hyun Joong fined almost $7000 for beating up girlfriend
The New Paper - Jan 22, 2015

The last we heard of Korean actor Kim Hyun Joong, who had physically assaulted his girlfriend last year, was that he seemed to have gotten away scot-free after making a public apology. But guess what? This week, the Korean media reported that Kim, 28, ...

Kim Hyun Joong still to face one bodily harm case after three assault cases ...
Venture Capital Post - Oct 3, 2014

Kim Hyun Joong's girlfriend may have dropped the charges of domestic abuse against him, but this does not mean he will not answer to anything at all. Apparently, because he admitted to one physical altercation that happened between him and his ...

2014: The Year In Scandals
KDramaStars - Dec 9, 2014

The two biggest scandals of the year involved Kim Hyun Joong and Lee Byung Hun. In August, a woman who claimed to have dated actor and singer Kim Hyun Joong filed charges against him at the Songpa Police Station. She claimed that Kim physically ...

Kim Hyun Joong Is Not Dating Bae Yong Joon
KDramaStars - Jul 7, 2014

It was also rumored that Bae traveled to Jeju Island to see her, but he said that he went to congratulate Kim Hyun Joong on the successful completion of the drama "Inspiring Generation." Once Bae denied he had gone to see his girlfriend, someone ...

From SS501 To 'Boys Over Flowers' - 8 Reasons To Love Kim Hyun Joong
KpopStarz - Jun 6, 2014

On June 8, 2005, Kim Hyun Joong made his official debut as the leader of K-Pop boy band SS501. Although the group has not had a release since 2010, they have not disbanded, and instead the members are focusing on their solo careers for the time being.

Trending: Evidence of Kim Hyun Joong assaulting his GF; G-Dragon rumoured ...
hellokpop - Aug 29, 2014

It has been a big week this week at hellokpop and so we're here to help you recap on this week's biggest news. Listen to our recap on the Asian Pop Radio, our favourite K-pop podcast. Our K-pop update starts at 37:50 minutes, but be sure to subscribe ...



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