Kim So Eun started her acting career with the movie Two Guys in 2004 and the drama series Sisters of the Sea in 2005, both of which had her playing minor roles.
Her prominence rose four years later when she starred in the hit drama series Boys Over Flowers alongside fellow actor Kim Bum.
Another hit drama series she participated in was Happiness in the Wind, which was broadcast in 2010. Even though she did not play the lead role, her performance never ceased to amaze viewers.
In 2012, she expanded her career in China by joining the cast of the Chinese drama series Secret Angel. Four years later, she appeared in another Chinese drama series called Thumping Spike 2.
Besides acting, she also had a knack for composing songs. Once, in 2012, she collaborated with Lee Jun Ho from the boy group 2PM to write a song titled Love is Sad.
She could also be seen modeling for several music videos such as Spring Expectation (2013) by The Position, First Love’s Melody (2012) by Acoustic Collabo, and Bodyguard (2009) by SHINee.
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- Real Name: Kim So Eun (김소은)
- Stage Name: Kim So Eun (김소은)
- Also Known as: Gim So Eun
- Nickname: So Eun (소은)
- Birthday: September 6, 1989
- Birthplace: Namyangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 163 cm (5’4”)
- Weight: –
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: –
- Profession: Actress
Chung-Ang University – Seoul Campus (Theater);
Sutaek High School;
Donong Middle School;
Kumkyo Elementary School Namyangju-si
- Hobbies: Doing yoga, walking, watching movies
- Parents: –
- Siblings: –
- Boyfriend: –
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- Twitter: @kimso_
- Instagram: @socun89
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- So Eun has one younger sister.
- She is an actress under an agency called Ascendio Reserve.
- Her favorite foods are chimaek and seotteok.
- So Eun likes eating out at the Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn.
- She enjoys listening to songs by singers John Lennon and Jae Ha Yoo.
- Her favorite movies are The Painted Veil (2006) and Colombiana (2011).
- So Eun also enjoys doing sports like fencing, horse riding, and skiing.
- She used to be trained to become a professional skiing athlete when she was young.
- In 2003, she joined junior advanced skiing and snowboarding competitions in Gangwon-do.
- So Eun is good at singing.
- She has the ability to compose a song.
- So Eun has a pet cat named Cuni.
- She was collegemates with other famous actors and actresses like Kim Bum and Go A Ra to name a few.
- Her ideal type is…
- Her net worth is around…
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- Drama Special: Phone: Disappeared Memory (KBS2 | 2022), as Im Seon Ae
- Are You In Love? (2020), as So Jung
- Drama Special: You’re Closer Than I Think (KBS2 | 2017), as Lee Seo Yeon
- Sky Lantern (2015), as Mei Lin
- Entangled (2014), as Kkot Ip
- Mourning Grave (2014), as Ghost Girl
- Someone Behind You (2007), as Kim Ga Yeon
- The Show Must Go On (2007), as Hee Soo
- Drama City: First Love (KBS2 | 2006), as Jung Hee
- Fly, Daddy, Fly (2006), as Jang Da Mi
- Family Matters (2006), as…
- Two Guys (2004), as a supporting character
- Three Bold Siblings (KBS2 | 2022), as Kim So Rim
- Monthly Magazine Home (JTBC | 2021), as Nam Sang Soon’s Girlfriend
- Lonely Enough to Love (MBC every1 | 2020), as Lee Na Eun
- Evergreen (OCN | 2018), as Seo Yoo Ri
- Our Gap Soon (SBS | 2016), as Shin Gap Soon
- Thumping Spike 2 (Sohu TV | 2016), as Han Da Woon
- The Scholar Who Walks the Night (MBC | 2015), as Hye Ryeong
- Falling for Challenge (Samsung | 2015), AS Ban Ha Na
- Liar Game (tvN | 2014), as Nam Da Jung
- After School: Lucky or Not (BTV), as self
- Secret Angel (Sohu TV | 2012), as Angel L
- Horse Doctor (MBC | 2012), as Princess Sook Whee
- Happy Ending (JTBC | 2012), as Kim Eun Ha
- A Thousand Kisses (MBC | 2011), as Woo Joo Mi
- Happiness in the Wind (KBS | 2010), as…
- He Who Can’t Marry (KBS2 | 2009), as Jeong Yu Jin
- Boys Over Flowers (KBS2 | 2009), as Choo Ga Eul
- Empress Cheon Chu (KBS2 | 2009), as Young Empress Cheon Chu
- Chosun Police season 1 (2007), as Soo Hee
- Sad Love Story (MBC | 2005), as Young Park Hye In
- Sisters of the Sea (MBC | 2005), as Young Song Jeong Hee
- Black: I Saw the Devil (Channel A | 2022), as a guest
- Style Me Season 2 (YouTube | 2022), as the main host
- Style Me (YouTube | 2022), as the main host
- Trend Record Season 2 (SBS Plus | 2021), as the main host
- Convenience Store Restaurant (KBS2 | 2019), as a guest
- 5 Bros: Pilot (JTBC | 2019), as a guest
- Video Star: Season 2 (MBC every1 | 2018), as a guest
- Battle Trip (KBS | 2016), as a guest
- Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
- Wednesday Gourmet (tvN | 2015), as the main host
- Top Gear Korea Season 3 (tvN | 2012), as a guest
- We Got Married: Season 4 (MBC | 2012), as a regular member
Music Video Appearances
- Spring Expectation (2013) – The Position
- First Love’s Melody (2012) – Acoustic Collabo
- Bodyguard (2009) – SHINee
- Goodbye My Love (2009) – 8Eight
- Let’s Separate (2005) – Yoon Gun
- Bye Bye Bye (2005) – Monday Kiz
- 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Special Acting Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Our Gap Soon
- 2014 Korean Wave Awards – Popular Culture Award – Kim So Eun
- 2014 MBC Entertainment Awards – New Star of the Year – We Got Married
- 2014 MBC Entertainment Awards – Best Couple Award – We Got Married
- 2012 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Horse Doctor
- 2009 Arirang TV 1000th Episode Poll – Best Couple Award – Boys Over Flowers
- 2009 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Boys Over Flowers, He Who Can’t Marry, and Empress Cheon Chu
- 2016 SBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Our Gap Soon
- 2014 MBC Entertainment Awards – Best Female Newcomer – We Got Married
- 2011 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress – A Thousand Kisses
- 2010 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Daily Drama) – Happiness in the Wind
- 2009 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards – Hot New Star – Boys Over Flowers
Kim So Eun has had many breakthroughs and starred in many hit drama series throughout her career. Year after year, her popularity and fanbase are growing bigger and bigger.