About Kim Bum
Kim Bum actor, singer and model, was born in Seoul, South Korea on July 7, 1989. While growing up, Kim Bum excelled in sports (he played soccer in middle school) while maintaining high grades. He first became interested in show business while in high school after attending the Korean Film Awards. Kim Bum saw firsthand how artists received awards and the adulation of their peers and audiences. This captivated Kim Bum and drew him into the world of acting. Kim participated in Survival Star Audition he was placed 8th, but because he was only 17 years old, he was unable to proceed with the audition because the program was set up for actors in their 20s Survival Star Audition opened up many opportunities for Kim, he received multiple roles and his popularity skyrocketed. In 2008, Kim won the Netizen Popularity Award at the Korean Drama Festival. he studied at Jungang University in the Department of Film and Theater.
Kim Bum Facts
- Education Kyungbock High School, Chung-Ang University (Department of Film and Theater)
- Languages: Korean, Chinese, English and Japanese.
- Hobbies Video games, movies and rap music.
- Sports: Kendo and soccer.
- For the drama Padam Padam…The Sound of His and his Heartbeats he had to lose 11 kilos to play Kook Soo, because of which he was diagnosed with degenerative arthritis.
- The first thing little Kim Bum did when he decided he wanted to be an actor was to run to a bookstore. He bought a book on acting theory and read over and over again that book full of words he didn’t know.
- There were rumors that he was dating his drama partner Boys Over Flowers the actress Kim So Eun but these rumors were never confirmed.
- He had to undergo tough training to be up to the task of playing his role in the drama Dream as a professional wrestler.
- On February 4 (2013) a representative of King Kong Entertainment revealed that “Kim Bum suffered from a norovirus infection, so he had a hard time during the filming of That Winter, The Wind Blows.
- On May 15, 2014, it was officially confirmed that he had ended his relationship with the actress Moon Geun Young with whom he had begun dating after working together in the drama The Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi.
- Kim Bum was most active in China during 2014.Aside from the films The Rebirth of Lovey Lovers and Moviesshe previously starred in a drama “V-Love” (40 episodes), which aired between July 21 and September 8, 2014.
- Actor Kim Bum reportedly attended a wedding in February 2017. What was special about his appearance was the fact that the bride was one of his longtime fans. After hearing about his fan’s wedding, Kim Bum sent a wreath to congratulate the couple. In addition, the actor also went to the wedding venue to convey his congratulations in person. The actor took photos with the bride and groom in order to commemorate their special day.
- On March 28, 2018, his agency confirmed that the actor has entered into a romantic relationship with actress Oh Yeon Seo the two met through a meeting of mutual friends.
- He began his compulsory military service as a public worker on April 26, 2018. He received public worker status due to the fact that he has a hereditary disease.
- On Feb. 13, 2019, agencies King Kong By Starship and Celltrion Entertainment confirmed their split with actress Oh Yeon Seo at the end of last year.
- On March 20, 2020, he was discharged from his mandatory military service.
Kim Bum Advertisement
- 2013: Eichitoo (autumn-winter season)
- 2012: Eichitoo (with Ariel Lin)
- 2012: Olé Strawberry Coco
- 2011: Ringpang Doughnut
- 2010: Edwin
- 2009: Bon.I.F
- 2009: AnyCall Bodyguard mobile phone (with Kim So Eun)
- 2009: Maximus Coffee (with Seo Woo)
- 2009: Samsung Anycall: Haptic Pop (with Kim Joon and Kim Hyun Joong )
- 2009: Hanbul Cosmetics
- 2009: T.I. For Men
- 2009: LG Telecom: Toe ring (with Lee Min Ho and Koo Hye Sun)
- 2009 Spris (with Go Ah Ra)
- 2008 KTF SHOW: Show AsianLoad Game (with Shim Eun Kyung )
- 2007: Ottogi Ramyeon
- 2007 Jindo P.S.1
- 2007 Crown Vic: Big Pie (with Kim Hye Sung and Park Min Young)
- 2006 KTF
Kim Bum Drama
- Ghost Doctor (tvN, 2022)
- Law School (jTBC, 2021)
- Tale of the Nine Tailed (tvN, 2020)
- Mrs. Cop 2 (SBS, 2016)
- Hidden Identity (tvN, 2015)
- V-Love (QQLive, 2014)
- The Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi (MBC, 2013)
- That Winter, The Wind Blows (SBS, 2013)
- Padam Padam…The Sound of His and his Heartbeats (JTBC, 2011)
- Haru: An Unforgettable Day in Korea (OTNC, 2010)
- The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry (MBC, 2010)
- Boys Over Flowers (KBS2, 2009)
- High Kick Through The Roof (MBC, 2009) cameo
- Dream (SBS, 2009)
- East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
- Unstoppable High Kick (MBC, 2006)
- Outrageous Women (MBC, 2006)
Kim Bum Films
- Detective K: Secret of the Bloodsucking Demon (2018)
- Lovers & Movies (2015)
- The Beloved (2015)
- Psycho-metry (2013)
- Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)
- Love is (2010)
- Kyeolhunhago Sipeun Yeoja (2009)
- Fly High (2009)
- 71-Into the Fire (2009)
- I Like It Hot (2008)
- Death Bell (2008)
Kim Bum TV Programs
- Anycall Haptic Mission 2 (Reality 2009) cameo ep. 3
- Anycall Haptic Mission (Reality 2009)
- Amazing Saturday (Variety show) (12/28/20) ep. 128
- 2010 ‘ Barbie & Ken Awards: Korean Ken of the Year
- 2009 & SBS Drama Awards: Best New Star Award (Dream)
- 2009 & Andre Kim Best Star Awards: Best Male Star Award
- 2009 & Arirang Tv 1000th Episode Poll: Award for the best couple with (Kim So Eun) (Boys Over Flowers)
- 2008 2nd Korea Drama Awards: Netizen Popularity Award (East of Eden)
Kim Bum TV Drama’s
- The Woman Who Cut My Guitar String theme for The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry (2010)
- Confession theme for The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry (2010)
- I’m going to meet theme for Boys Over Flowers (2009)