Kim Woo Bin

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Kim Woo Bin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Kim Woo Bin is a South Korean actor and model. He rose to prominence as an actor through his appearance in drama series including School 2013 (2012-2013), The Heirs (2013), and Uncontrollably Fond (2016).


Since high school, Kim Woo Bin has wanted to be a model. He got his chance to realize his dream in 2009. At the time, he became a runway model for Seoul Fashion Week collections.

As years went by, this model began to take interest in acting. He started out by doing commercials while also taking acting lesson.

Woo Bin made his acting debut in 2011. He starred on the mystery drama White Christmas.

He was also on several other shows, such as Vampire Idol, A Gentleman’s Dignity, and guest appearance in To the Beautiful You.

In 2013, the man from Seoul began to gain recognition. This is due to his role in The Heirs.

This teen drama gained success both domestically and internationally. It helped Woo Bin get more acting jobs and advertising offers.

Following his success in 2013, this actor starred in the big screens. He appeared in The Con Artist (2014) and Twenty (2015). He also had his first leading role in drama series Uncontrollably Fond.

In May 2017, Woo Bin was diagnosed with cancer. He paused all of his activities to get treatments.

By December, it was announced that he had completed all of his treatment. This talented man made a return to the big screen in 2020 with Alien.

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  • Real Name: Kim Hyunjoong (김현중) changed into Kim Woobin (김우빈)
  • Stage Name: Kim Woo Bin (김우빈)
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: July 16, 1989
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: Jeonju University
  • Hobbies: Watching movies, exercising
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  • Instagram: @____kimwoobin
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  • Daum Cafe: @kimwoobinfanclub

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 188 cm (6’2″)
  • Weight: 70 Kg (154 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Measurements: –
  • Shoe Size: –


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: – 
  • Sister: 1

Girlfriend & Dating History

Shin Min Ah

Kim Woo Bin has been publicly dating Shin Min Ah, a South Korean actress and model, since May 2015.

They both signed under the same agency, AM Entertainment.

Net Worth 

His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million to $5 million according to multiple sources. He earns most of his income by working as an actor and model.


He donated ₩100 million to help the victim of Uljin, Gyeongbuk-Samcheok, Gangwon wildfire’s victims in 2022 through the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association.

In early 2023, he made another ₩100 million donation to help treatment of less-unfortunate patients through Asan Medical Center.

Plastic Surgery

There is no known information on whether he has undergone any cosmetic surgery to alter his visual appearance.


  • Kim Woo Bin loves walking down the Han River.
  • He likes eating ramen.
  • He was a very good student at school.
  • This Actor became the honorary ambassador for his alma mater Jeonju University in 2013.
  • He was the host of M! Countdown from August 2013 to February 2014.
  • He was in the Kiss music video by 2NE1 Dara.
  • The man from Seoul is close to Kim Young Kwang and Lee Jong Suk.
  • He has been in a relationship with actress Shin Min Ah since July 2015.
  • He is the ambassador of CGV ARTHOUSE.
  • Woo Bin enjoys spending his time by watching movies.
  • He is known to be very charismatic and patient person.
  • He can sing.
  • Some of his favorite foods are jajjangmyeon, deokbokki, and pizza.
  • He often drinks 1,5 to 2 bottles of Soju.
  • He thinks that T-rex is the animal that best describe him.
  • This Model is really polite to the seniors, juniors, and even the filming crews.
  • He is the first East Asian to model for Calvin Klein’s jewelry and watches.
  • He is a bit of a crybaby.
  • Woo Bin was the honorary ambassador for 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • He was exempted from military duty due to cancer.
  • He has said that the left side of his face is more gentle while the right is sharper.
  • The most important thing to him is to be a good and considerate person.
  • He does lots of exercise.
  • He would like to go on a date while holding hands down the MyeongDong Street.
  • This Actor prefers sexy girl over cute ones.
  • His ideal type is someone who he can have nice conversations with.

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  • Alienoid: Part 2 (2024), as Thunder
  • Officer Black Belt (2024), as Lee Jung Do
  • Alienoid (2022), as the guard
  • Wiretap (2018), as Park Sang Dae
  • Master (2016), as Park Jang Goon
  • Twenty (2015), as Chi Ho
  • The Con Artists (2014), as Ji Hyeok (safe-cracker)
  • Friend, The Great Legacy (2013), as Choi Sung Hoon
  • Runway Cop (2012), as model Woo Bin

Drama Series 

  • Everything Will Come True (TBA / 2024), as Genie
  • Black Knight (Netflix | 2023), as 5-8
  • Our Blues (tvN | 2022), as Park Jeong Jun
  • Uncontrollably Fond (KBS2 | 2016), as Shin Joon Young
  • The Heirs (SBS | 2013), as Choi Young Do
  • School 2013 (KBS2 | 2012-2013), as Park Heung Soo (student)
  • To The Beautiful You (SBS | 2012), as John Kim (ep.9 & 10)
  • Gentleman’s Dignity (SBS | 2012), as Kim Dong Hyub
  • Vampire Idol (MBN | 2011-2012), as Woo Bin
  • Drama Special Series: White Christmas (KBS2 | 2011), as Kang Mi Reu

TV Shows

  • GBRB Reap What You Sow (tvN, TVING ⏐ 2023), as himself (cast member)

Music Video Appearances 

  • Don’t Mess with Me (2013) – 2Eyes
  • Kiss (2009) – Dara


“I don’t have high standards in taste; I prefer soju over wine.”

“I have been a huge fan of G-Dragon for a long time, but I felt a bit hesitant to talk to him.”

“Outwardly, it might seem that I like to go out a lot, but I like quiet days at home more.”

“I usually like listening to music that only have melodies and no lyrics.”

“Expressing myself is one of my strengths.”

“My parents say to cherish the people around me, and I try to meet their satisfaction by maintaining a long relationship with people I meet.”

“I should be careful to women, but I say, ‘I love you,’ a lot to my parents and people, whether they are men or women.”

“There is a big dining table at In Sung hyung’s house. That’s our hangout spot, and we drink teas and chat.”

“From the traditional point of view, I am not handsome.”

Pics of Kim Woo Bin

1. Woo Bin looks good in dark colors

Kim Woo Bin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. Loving the soft look with the sweater

Kim Woo Bin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Classic suit also fits him well

Kim Woo Bin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Love a bit of countryside feels in the photo-shoot

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5. Woo Bin really has gorgeous face with intense eyes

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Who is Kim Woo Bin?

He is a South Korean actor and model.

Who is Kim Woo Bin’s real name?

His real name is Kim Hyunjoong (김현중) changed into Kim Woobin (김우빈).

What makes Kim Woo Bin famous?

He became famous as an actor through his appearance in drama series including School 2013 (2012-2013), The Heirs (2013), and Uncontrollably Fond (2016).

Where is Kim Woo Bin from?

He was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Kim Woo Bin?

He was born in 1989, and he is 35 years old as of 2024.

When does Kim Woo Bin celebrate his birthday?

He celebrates on the 16th of every July.

How tall is Kim Woo Bin?

His height is 6’2″ or 188 cm.

Who are Kim Woo Bin’s parents?

He did not reveal the names of his father and mother.

Is Kim Woo Bin married?

No, he is currently unmarried. But he is in a relationship with Shin Min Ah.

Who is Kim Woo Bin’s ex-girlfriend?

His ex-girlfriend is not known.

How rich is Kim Woo Bin?

His net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Kim Woo Bin’s nationality?

His nationality is South Korean.

Kim Woo Bin has worked really hard since the beginning of his career as a model. His switch into acting also came really naturally. He is truly one of the best in the industry.