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Full Name
Kim Sang-bum

66 kg (146 lb)

Years active

1.81 m

Actor, singer, model


South Korean

Kim Bum

Home Town

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July 7, 1989 (age 34) (
Seoul, South Korea

King Kong Entertainment(2009–present)


Flight, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon

TV shows
Boys Over Flowers, That Winter - the Wind Blo, Goddess of Fire, The Woman Who Still, Padam Padam The Soun

Similar People
Kim Hyun‑joong, Kim So‑eun, Lee Min‑ho, Kim Joon, Ku Hye‑sun

Kim bum

Kim Sang-bum (Hangul김상범; Hanja金尚汎; born July 7, 1989), known by the stage name Kim Bum, is a South Korean actor, dancer, singer and model. He is best known for his role as So Yi-jung in Boys Over Flowers.


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Early life and education

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Kim Sang-bum was born in Seoul, South Korea on July 7, 1989. He attended Chung-ang University, majoring in Film and Theater.

2006–2007: Beginnings

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Kim joined the "Survival Star Audition", and was placed 6th out of hundreds of contestants. However, because he was under 20, he could not proceed in the competition. "Survival Star Audition" opened many opportunities for Kim, and he received multiple roles in television series. Kim made his acting debut in the sitcom High Kick!.

2008–2011: Rising popularity

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Kim first gained recognition for his scene-stealing role in MBC's anniversary drama East of Eden, winning the Netizen Popularity Award at the Korea Drama Awards. He rose to prominence in 2009 after playing the role of So Yi-jung in the hit drama Boys Over Flowers. He achieved further recognition with his supporting role in fantasy melodrama Padam Padam: The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats (2011), written by Noh Hee-kyung.

2012–2015: Solo debut and Overseas activities

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Kim released his first studio album, Hometown, on June 20, 2012. He performed his first solo concert, Kim Beom Japan Live 2012, at the Stellar Ball in Tokyo's Shinagawa Prince Hotel.

In 2013, Kim reunited with Noh in romance melodrama That Winter, The Wind Blows (2013). He made his Chinese film debut in Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon directed by Tsui Hark, which became one of the highest grossing Chinese films of the year. He then starred in the thriller Miracle Hands by Kwon Ho-young. The same year, he took on his first historical drama Goddess of Fire which co-stars Moon Geun-young.

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In 2014, Kim was cast in his first Chinese television drama V Love, also known as the Chinese version of Gossip Girls. Kim subsequently starred in two Chinese films; romantic comedy Lovers & Movies and suspense film The Beloved.

2015–present: Comeback to Korea

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Kim made his small-screen comeback in tvN's crime thriller Hidden Identity in 2015. He starred in another crime thriller Mrs. Cop 2, and earned praise for his portrayal of a villain.

In 2017, Kim was cast in third sequel of comedy-mystery film Detective K series, marking his return to Korean cinemas after 4 years.

Personal life

In February 2012 Kim's agency announced that he was suffering from degenerative arthritis due to the dramatic weight-loss he experienced after training for his role in the JTBC cable drama Padam Padam: The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats.

Kim is close friends with fellow actors Lee Min-ho and Jung Il-woo.

It was revealed on November 1, 2013 that Kim Bum was dating his Goddess of Fire co-star, Moon Geun-young. However, on May 15, 2014 media outlets reported that they had ended their 7-month-long relationship. Agencies of both actors confirmed the news stating: "They did break up not too long ago but have decided to remain good friends and supportive colleagues".


  • 2008 2nd Korea Drama Awards: Netizen Popularity Award (East of Eden)
  • 2009 Arirang TV 1000th Episode Poll: Best Couple Award with Kim So-eun (Boys Over Flowers)
  • 2009 Andre Kim Best Star Awards: Male Star Award
  • 2009 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award (Dream)
  • Filmography

    Tale of the Nine Tailed (TV Series) as
    Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 12: Joseon's Last Mountain God (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 11: Trap (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 10: Shinigami Mercenaries (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 9: Bando Hotel (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 8: Indigenous Gods (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 7: Jangsan Tiger (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 6: The Corner Game (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 5: The Foundling II (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 4: The Foundling (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 3: Saetani (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 2: Beautiful "Mi" (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 - Chapter 1: Brotherhood, 1938 (2023) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 16: The Rewritten Tale of the Nine-Tailed (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 15: The Destiny that is You (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 14: Dead End (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 13: The Other Imoogi (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 12: Catching Tails (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 11: Ground Cherries (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 10: Deja-Vu (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 9: Spirit of Darkness (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 8: Reincarnation (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 7: The Trap of Samsara (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 6: Four Pillars of Destiny (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 5: I Also Waited For You (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 4: Verge of Death (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 3: The Secret of the Dragon King (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 2: I've Been Waiting for You (2020) - Lee Rang
    - Chapter 1: What happened at Yeou Gogae (2020) - Lee Rang
    Ghost Doctor (TV Series) as
    Go Seung-Tak
    - Life and Death (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - A Difficult Decision (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - Thank You Tes (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - Anything but This (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - The Conflict (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - The Weak Spot (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - No Reason to Hide (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - Ghost Doctor (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - Sharing Secrets (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - What It Means To Save Someone's Life (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - The Ghost Patient (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - Help Me Out Here! (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - You Want In Or Out? (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - A Well-Planned Coincidence (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - A Coma Ghost (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    - The Finest Cardiothoracic Surgeon (2022) - Go Seung-Tak
    Law School (TV Series) as
    Han Joon Hwi
    Jo-seon-myeong-tamjeong: Heupyeolgoemaui bimil
    Mrs. Cop (TV Series) as
    Lee Ro-joon
    Hidden Identity (TV Series) as
    Cha Gun-woo
    The Beloved
    Lovers & Movies
    Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon as
    Yuan Zhen (as Ian Kim)
    Goddess of Fire (TV Series) as
    Kim Tae-do
    That Winter, the Wind Blows (TV Mini Series) as
    Park Jin-sung
    The Gifted Hands as
    Kim Joon
    Padam Padam (TV Series) as
    Lee Gook-Soo / Lee Gook Soo
    Haru: An Unforgettable Day in Korea (TV Movie) as
    The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry (TV Series) as
    Ha Min-Jae
    Dora and Diego's 4-D Adventure Catch That Robot Butterfly (Short) as
    Korean Gaining Video Teenager
    Fly High as
    Dream (TV Series) as
    Lee Jang-Seok
    Boys Before Flowers: F4 After Story (TV Mini Series) as
    So Yi Jung
    Boys Over Flowers (TV Series) as
    So Yi Jung
    Edeonui dongjjok (TV Series) as
    Dong Chul (15 years old)
    - Episode #1.5 (2008) - Dong Chul (15 years old)
    - Episode #1.4 (2008) - Dong Chul (15 years old)
    - Episode #1.3 (2008) - Dong Chul (15 years old)
    Death Bell as
    Kang Hyun
    High Kick! (TV Series) as
    Kim Bum
    Tale of the Nine Tailed: An Unfinished Story (TV Special short) as
    Lee Rang
    Melon Music Awards (TV Series) as
    Self - Presenter
    - 2016 Melon Music Awards (2016) - Self - Presenter
    Boys Before Flowers: F4 Talk Show Special (TV Special) as
    So Yi Jung


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