Famous Korean Actor Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth, Bio, Family, Girlfriend, Career

Published Date   16th Jan. 2018, 13:22 pm
Famous Korean Actor Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth, Bio, Family, Girlfriend, Career
Quick Info
Birth Name: Kim Soo-hyun
Date of Birth: 16/02/1988
Age: 34 years old
Nationality: South Korean
Net Worth: $1.2 billion

Kim Soo Hyun is a good looking South Korean star, who is well-known for his diverse role in Korean television series and movies. His active participation in acting career started from 2007. He made debut from supporting role in the family sitcom, Kimchi Cheese Smile, in 2007. Kim is 29 years old and at such a young age, Kim Soo Hyun Net worth is $1.2 billion. Recently, he starred in a movie, Real, playing Jang Tae Young. At present he is busy with the television series, The producers, leading preeminently. In his recent drama, My Love From Another Star, he acted as right-handed but actually is left-handed.


Kim Soo Hyun was born in Seoul, South Korea on February 16, 1998. He got the tag of Gallup Korea’s Actor of the year in 2014. In 2013, fame soared when he first got included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity. Subsequently, he grabbed the second position in 2015 and fifth in 2016. He grabbed the attention, through his acting, in Television Series Dream High in 2011. He appeared in the first episode of second edition Dream High 2 as a cameo.  Before his debut in 2007, he was a model for his friend’s online shopping mall. But now, Kim Soo Hyun net worth makes him second richest among Korean actors and actresses. Kim suffered from minor heart surgery due to Supraventricular Tachycardia in 2010.


He started his TV career with a supporting role in family sitcom Kimchi Cheese Smile in 2007.

In 2009, short film Worst Friends, by Namkoong, starring him won the best film in a social drama award at the Mise en Scene short film festival.

Kim Soo Hyun became a common name after his appearance in musical drama Dream High.

Moon Embracing the Sun, acted by Kim Soo Hyun recorded peak rating of 42.2% earning the status of national Drama.

Kim has appeared in more than six movies, recent being Real, and more than eleven television series.

Also, he received official Military Assignment on October 17, 2017, and got an award for excellence. His service to Military ends by July 22, 2019.

Kim is also a bowling enthusiast. In October 2016, he applied for pro bowler and ranked 10th on his first try out among 114 participants. However, he failed to clear the second stage.

Early Life and Education

Kim completed his schooling and high schooling from Dankook Middle School located in Seoul.

He got theater education from Chung-Ang University.

His father,Kim Chung Hoon, who was a lead singer of the band Seven Dolphin, left the family when Kim was young.

During elementary school, he used to be quiet and introvert who exceptionally spoke to anyone. Later before entering High School, his mother encouraged him to join drama classes.

After his high school, he was already acting in TV shows and in 2009 he got enrolled in the theater department at Chung-Ang University and started earning money.


29 years old Kim is unmarried and lives with his mother and half-sister Kim Ju Na in Seoul, North Korea.

Who is Kim Soo Hyun’s Girlfriend?

There is a rumor that, he has a girlfriend named Ahn So Hee. There were tales about their dating at So hee’s apartment in Yongsan.

Kim Soo Hyun and Ahn So Hee
Kim Soo Hyun and Ahn So He

Picture credit: kapanlagi. com

KeyEast, an agency immediately denied the rumor and it confirmed that news about their dating is not true.

In various award shows and ceremony, however they can be spotted together.

What adds to Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth?

Kim Soo Hyun Net worth reaches approximately $1.2 billion and listed as second among South Korean actors and actresses.

Apart from the drama and movies, he is involved in various commercials of huge companies like Coca-Cola, Samsung, Domino’s Pizza and many more. Recently he appeared in an advertisement promoting Bloomberg washing machine. So, such commercial also adds to Kim Soo Hyun Net Worth.

Kim charges about 83,900 USD per episode.

Kim is a lover of a sports car and owns three sports cars.

Kim Soo Hyun’s Personality

Kim is funny and romantic as seen in reel life. He usually is shy of a stranger, but once he gets attached he becomes a fool.

He has sub-conscious habit of covering his mouth with hand while laughing.

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