Kim Jung Hyun

Kim Jung Hyun - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Kim Jung Hyun officially made his debut as an actor in 2015 with the movie Overman and has since shown up in various movies and drama series.

Some of the movies and drama series he participated in include Stay With Me (2018), The Rebel (2017), Don’t Dare to Dream (2016), and Rosebud (2019).

When Kim Jung Hyun appeared in the drama series Time (2018), his role affected his body and mind, prompting eating and sleeping disorders. So, he had to call off his role in the drama series.

After taking a break from acting for a while, he got back into the entertainment industry and joined the cast of the drama series Crash Landing on You (2019) which turned out to be a hit.

After experiencing a turning point with the drama series Crash Landing on You (2019), he once again struck an instant popularity boost with the drama series Mr. Queen (2020).

Besides acting on the big and small screens, he also had some work on a few theatrical plays such as 조그만 입술 (2015), Therese Raquin (2013), and many others.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Kim Jung Hyun (김정현)
  • Stage Name: Kim Jung Hyun (김정현)
  • Also Known as: Kim Jeong Hyeon, Kim Jung Hyeon, Kim Jeong Hyun
  • Nickname: Jung Hyun (정현)
  • Birthday: April 5, 1990
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 183 cm (6’0”)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: Korea National University of Arts (Acting)
  • Hobbies: Watching drama series, taking a walk
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Girlfriend: Seo Yea Ji (2018)
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  • Instagram: @jhkim0405
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Facts

  • Jung Hyun served his military duty when he was 21 years of age and was placed as an assistant in Kangwon-do’s third division.
  • He is good at singing.
  • Jung Hyun suffered from eating and sleeping disorders during the filming of the TV series Time (2018).
  • He wanted to study English starting in 2020.
  • Jung Hyun spent most of his childhood in Pohang, then moved to Busan to go to school.
  • He said if he were not an actor, he would pursue a career as an athlete.
  • Jung Hyun enjoys sports.
  • He had always wanted to become an actor since he was a kid.
  • Jung Hyun started off as a theatrical actor.
  • He established a theater club when he was in high school and even wrote his own play.
  • The drama series Crash Landing on You (2019) helped him recuperate from the physical and mental struggles he experienced.
  • He learned horseback riding and martial arts for his role in the drama series Mr. Queen (2020).
  • His ideal type is…
  • His net worth is around…

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Movies

  • Se²cret (TBA), as Detective Lee Dong Geun
  • Black out: Mafia game (2021), as a supporting character
  • Rosebud (2019), as Woo Sung
  • Stay With Me (2018), as Woo Jin
  • One Day (2017), as Assistant Manager Cha
  • Overman (2016), as Choi Do Hyeon
  • Going My Home (2016), as Lee Shi Joon
  • The Beginning Of Murder (2014), as Do Hyun
  • I’ll Be With You (2012), as Jin Woo

Drama Series

  • The Season of Kkok Du (MBC | TBA), as Do Jin Woo
  • Mr. Queen: The Bamboo Forest (tvN | 2021), as King Cheol Jong
  • Mr. Queen: The Story (tvN | 2021), as King Cheol Jong
  • Mr. Queen Special (tvN | 2020), as King Cheol Jong
  • Mr. Queen (tvN | 2020), as King Cheol Jong
  • Dinner Mate (MBC | 2020), as Lee Young Dong
  • Crash Landing on You Special: Lunar New Year (tvN | 2019), as Goo Seung Jun
  • Crash Landing on You (tvN | 2019), as Goo Seung Jun
  • Time (MBC | 2018), as Cheon Soo Ho
  • Welcome to Waikiki Special (JTBC | 2018), as Kang Dong Goo
  • Welcome to Waikiki (JTBC | 2018), as Kang Dong Goo
  • Frozen Love (MBC | 2017), as Go Man Soo
  • Drama Special – The Love of a Buzz Cut (KBS2 | 2017), as Bae Chi Hwan
  • School 2017 (KBS2 | 2017), as Hyun Tae Woon
  • The Rebel (MBC | 2017), as Mo Ri
  • Don’t Dare to Dream (SBS | 2016), as Pyo Chi Yeol

Theaters

  • 가야십이지곡 Gayashibi Jigok Musical (2015), as a supporting character
  • 조그만 입술 (2015), as a supporting character
  • Therese Raquin (2013), as Laurent LeClaire
  • 경성아리랑 26년 Musical Arirang (2013), as a supporting character

Music Video Appearances

  • Break Up In The Morning (2017) – 4Men

Awards

  • 2017 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actor – The Rebel

Nominations

  • 2021 APAN Star Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Crash Landing on You
  • 2020 Asia Artist Awards – Popularity Award (Actor) – Kim Jung Hyun
  • 2018 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actor (Television) – School 2017
  • 2018 MBC Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Time
  • 2018 Soompi Awards – Best Couple Award – School 2017
  • 2018 Soompi Awards – Breakout Actor Award – School 2017
  • 2017 The Seoul Awards – Best New Actor (Drama) – School 2017
  • 2017 Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best New Actor – Overman
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actor – School 2017
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen Award (Male) – School 2017
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – School 2017
  • 2016 Buil Film Awards – Best New Actor – Overman

Kim Jung Hyun is widely loved for his portrayal of a variety of characters in both movies and drama series. It is no wonder that many netizens are curious about his future acting projects.

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