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List of people with the Korean family name Kim

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Kim is a common family name among ethnic Koreans. Approximately 22% of ethnic Koreans are named Kim. This is a list of notable people with the Korean family name Kim.

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Entertainment

  • Kim Ah-joong, South Korean actress
  • Allen Kim, former member of South Korean boy band U-KISS
  • Kim Boa, member of South Korean girl group Spica
  • Kim Bo-hyung, member of South Korean girl group Spica
  • Kim Bum, South Korean actor
  • Kim Bum-soo, South Korean singer
  • Kim Chae-won, member of South Korean girl group APRIL
  • Kim Chan-mi, AOA (band)
  • Kim Chung-ha, member of South Korean girl group I.O.I
  • Kim Da-hyun, member of South Korean girl group TWICE
  • Daniel Dae Kim, a Korean-American actor (of Lost)
  • Kim Da-som, member of girl group SISTAR
  • Kim Do-hee (stage name: High.D), member of girl group Sonamoo
  • Kim Dong-ryool, South Korean musician, composer and singer
  • Kim Dong-wan, South Korean actor and member of boy band Shinhwa
  • Kim Do-yeon, member of South Korean girl group I.O.I
  • Kim Eana, South Korean singer-songwriter
  • Eli Kim, Korean-American member of South Korean boy band U-KISS
  • Kim Eun-young (stage name: Jubi), member of South Korean group Sunny Hill
  • Kim Ga-young, member of South Korean girl group Stellar
  • Kim Gunmo, South Korean singer
  • Kim Ha-neul, South Korean actress
  • Kim Han-bin (stage name:B.I), member of South Korean boy group iKON
  • Kim Hee-ae, South Korean actress
  • Kim Hee-sun, South Korean actress
  • Kim Him-chan, member of South Korean boy band B.A.P
  • Kim Hee-chul, member of South Korean boy band Super Junior
  • Kim Hyang-gi, South Korean actor
  • Kim Gang-hyun, South Korean doctor
  • Kim Hye-mi, member of South Korean girl group Fiestar
  • Kim Hyo-jung (stage name: Hyorin), member of South Korean girl group SISTAR
  • Kim Hyo-jin, Leader of South Korean girl group Brown Eyed Girls
  • Kim Hyo-yeon, member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation
  • Kim Hyun-ah, currently a solo singer; former member of South Korean girl groups Wonder Girls and 4Minute, and formerly one half of the duo Trouble Maker
  • Kim Hyung-jun, South Korean actor and member of boy band SS501
  • Kim Hyun-joong, South Korean actor and member of boy band SS501
  • Kim Hyun-jung (stage name: SeolA), member of South Korean girl group Cosmic Girls
  • Kim Hyung-soo (stage name: K.Will), South Korean singer
  • Kim Jaeduck, South Korean singer and member of Sechs Kies
  • Kim Jae-joong (stage name: Hero), actor and former member of South Korean boy band TVXQ; current member of JYJ
  • Kim Jaewon, South Korean actor
  • Kim Janghyun, former member of South Korean group Sunny Hill
  • Jennie Kim, member of South Korean girl group BlackPink
  • Kim Jongdae (stage name: Chen), member of Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO
  • Kim Jeong-hoon, South Korean actor and singer
  • Kim Ji-eun (stage name: Dia), South Korean singer
  • Kim Ji-ho, member of South Korean girl group Oh My Girl
  • Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor who committed suicide due to harassment after he came out as gay
  • Kim Ji-hoon, South Korean actor
  • Kim Ji-hun, member and leader of South Korean boy band KNK
  • Kim Jin-hee (stage name: Jei), member and leader of South Korean girl group Fiestar
  • Kim Jin-tae (stage name: Verbal Jint), South Korean rapper and record producer
  • Kim Jin-woo, member of Korean boy group WINNER
  • Kim Jinwook (stage name: Jinhoo), leader and member (lead vocalist) of South Korean boy group UP10TION
  • Kim Ji-soo, member of South Korean girl group BlackPink
  • Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actor
  • Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress
  • Kim Ji-soo, South Korean singer
  • Kim Ji-won (stage name: Bobby), member and rapper of Korean boy band iKON
  • Kim Ji-yeon (stage name: Bona), member of Chinese-South Korean girl group Cosmic Girls
  • Kim Ji-yeon (stage name: Kei), member of South Korean girl group Lovelyz
  • Kim Jongin (stage name: Kai), member of Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO
  • Kim Jong-kook, South Korean singer
  • Kim Jong-min, South Korean singer, member of band Koyote
  • Kim Jong-hyun (stage name: JR), member of South Korean urban electro band NU'EST
  • Kim Jonghyun, member of South Korean boy band SHINee
  • Kim Jong-woon (stage name: Yesung), member of South Korean boy band Super Junior
  • Kim Joo-hyuk, South Korean actor
  • Kim Joo-mi (stage name: Zuny), member of South Korean girl group Ladies' Code
  • Kim Joon, South Korean actor and singer of T-Max
  • Kim Joon-ho, South Korean comedian
  • Kim Jun-myeon (stage name: Suho), member of Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO
  • Kim Ju-hyun (stage name: Buffy), member of South Korean boy band Madtown (sub-unit Pro C)
  • Kim Juna, South Korean singer
  • Kim Jun-su (stage name: Xiah Junsu), former member of South Korean boy band TVXQ; current member of JYJ
  • Jun. K (formerly Kim Junsu), member of South Korean boy band 2PM
  • Kim Kang-woo, South Korean actor
  • Kim Kap-soo, South Korean actor
  • Kim Kibum (stage name: Key), member of South Korean boy band SHINee
  • Kim Ki-bum, actor, former member of South Korean boy band Super Junior
  • Kim Ki-duk, South Korean director
  • Kim Kwang-kyu, an actor
  • Kim Kyu-jong, member of South Korean boy band SS501
  • Matthew Kim (stage name: BM), member of South Korean co-ed group K.A.R.D.
  • Kim Mi-hyun (stage name: Mimi), member of South Korean girl group Oh My Girl
  • Kim Min-hee, South Korean actress
  • Kim Mingyu, member and rapper of South Korean boy group Seventeen (band)
  • Kim Minkyung, member of South Korean girl group Pledis Girlz
  • Kim Minseok (stage name: Xiumin), member of Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO
  • Kim Myung-soo (stage name: L), member of South Korean boy band Infinite
  • Kim Na-hyun, member of South Korean girl group Sonamoo
  • Kim Nam-gil, South Korean actor
  • Kim Nam-joo, South Korean actress
  • Kim Nam-joo, member of South Korean girl group Apink
  • Kim Nam-joon (stage name, Rap Monster), member of South Korean boy band Bangtan Boys
  • Kim Na-young, member of South Korean girl group Gugudan
  • Kim Na-young, South Korean female singer
  • Kim Rae-won, South Korean actor
  • Kim Ryeo-wook, member of South Korean boy band Super Junior
  • Kim Sang-bae (stage name: Moos), member of South Korean boy band Madtown (sub-unit Pro C)
  • Kim Sa-rang, South Korean actress
  • Kim Sae-ron, South Korean actor
  • Kim Sang-woo (stage name: Roy Kim), South Korean singer-songwriter and the winner of Superstar K4
  • Kim Sejeong, member of South Korean girl groups I.O.I and Gugudan
  • Kim Seok-jin, member of South Korean boy band Bangtan Boys
  • Kim Seol-hyun, singer, actress, member of South Korean girl group AOA
  • Kim Seung-jun, South Korean voice actor
  • Kim So-eun, South Korean actress
  • Kim Sohee, South Korean singer and member of girl group I.B.I
  • Kim So-hyang, South Korean singer
  • Kim So-hye, South Korean singer and member of girl group I.O.I
  • Kim So-jung (stage name: Sowon), member and leader of South Korean girl group GFriend
  • Kim So-yeon, South Korean actress
  • Kim So-hyun, South Korean actress
  • Kim Soo-hyun, South Korean actor
  • Soy Kim, vocalist of the indie duo Raspberry Field
  • Kim Soo-mi, South Korea actress
  • Kim Su-ro, South Korean actor
  • Kim Suk-hoon, South Korean actor
  • Kim Sun-a, South Korean actress
  • Kim Sung-hee, former member of South Korean girl group KARA
  • Kim Sung-kyu, member of South Korean boy band Infinite
  • Kim Tae-hee, South Korean actress
  • Kim Tae-woo, South Korean singer; was the lead singer of the group G.O.D.
  • Kim Tae-hyung, actor and member of South Korean boy band Bangtan Boys
  • Kim Tae-hyung (stage name: J. Seph), member of South Korean co-ed group K.A.R.D.
  • Kim Tae-yeon, member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation
  • Kim Taek-yong, South Korean Starcraft professional gamer
  • Kim Wonsik (stage name: Ravi), rapper of South Korean boy band VIXX
  • Kim Wooseok (stage name: Wooshin), member (vocalist and face of the group) of the South Korean boy group UP10TION
  • Kim Woo-bin, South Korean actor and model
  • Kim Yeon-ji, South Korean singer and former member of SeeYa
  • Kim Yeon-woo, South Korean singer and vocal coach
  • Kim Ye-rim (stage name: Yeri), member of South Korean girl group Red Velvet
  • Kim Ye-won, member of South Korean girl group Pledis Girlz
  • Kim Ye-won (stage name: Umji), member of South Korean girl group GFriend
  • Kim Yong-rim, South Korean veteran actress
  • Kim Yoo-jin (stage name: Eugene), South Korean actress
  • Kim Yoo-jung, South Korean actress
  • Kim Yoon-ji (stage name: NS Yoon-G), Korean-American singer
  • Kim You-jin, member of South Korean boy band KNK
  • Kim Young-ok, South Korean veteran actress.
  • Kim Young-Uck, South Korean concert violinist
  • Kim Young-woon (stage name: Kangin), member of South Korean boy band Super Junior
  • Kim Yu-bin, member of South Korean girl group Wonder Girls
  • Kim Yugyeom, member of South Korean boy band GOT7
  • Kim Yu-jeong, member of South Korean girl group Laboum
  • Kim Yul-hee, member of South Korean girl group Laboum
  • Yuliy Kim, Russian and Israeli musician, whose father was of Korean origin
  • Yuna Kim, member of South Korean Girl Group, The Ark
  • Kim Yun-jin, South Korean actress (of Lost)
  • Kim Yu-ra, member of South Korean girl group Girl's Day
  • Fashion

  • André Kim, fashion designer
  • Christina Kim (fashion designer)
  • Daul Kim, fashion model
  • Elaine Kim (fashion designer)
  • Eugenia Kim, milliner
  • Yu-ri Kim, fashion model
  • Politics

  • Deceased North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his late father, President Kim Il-sung (see Kim dynasty)
  • North Korean de facto head of state Kim Yong-nam
  • Former Premier of North Korea Kim Yong-il
  • Kim Jong-nam, eldest son of Kim Jong-il
  • Kim Jong-un, supreme leader of North Korea
  • Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung
  • Former South Korean president Kim Young-sam
  • Korean politician Kim Gu
  • North Korean politician Kim Kye-gwan
  • Ron Kim, Korean-American politician serving the 40th District of the New York State Assembly in New York City
  • Sports

  • Alex Kim, American tennis player
  • Anthony Kim, American golfer
  • Kim Byung-hyun, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Kim Dae-wook, association football player
  • Kim Eun-ha, South Korean tennis player
  • Kim Gwang-Seok, South Korean football player
  • Kim Jae-Bum, Korean Judokay, Olympic gold medalist
  • Kim Ju-yun (more commonly known in the West as Birdie Kim), LPGA golfer
  • Gail Kim, Canadian female professional wrestler
  • Kim Ji-Yeon, Korean sabre fencer, 2012 Summer Olympics Women's sabre gold medalist
  • Kim Jong-Gook, South Korean association football player
  • Kim Jong-Hun, association football manager
  • Kim Jong-Kook, South Korean baseball player
  • Kim Joo-mi, LPGA golfer
  • Jung-Yul Kim, Canadian football player
  • Kevin Kim, American tennis player
  • Kim Kuk-hyang, North Korean Olympic weighter
  • Kim Kum-Il, association football player
  • Kim Kum-Ok, long-distance runner
  • Kim Kyong-Il, association football player
  • Kim Kyung-tae, Asian Tour golfer
  • Kim Dong-Hyun, mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championships
  • Kim Mi-hyun, LPGA golfer
  • Kim Myong-Gil, association football player
  • Kim Myong-Won, association football player
  • Nellie Kim, USSR gymnast, daughter of a Sakhalin Korean father
  • Kim Sin Rak, a Korean Japanese professional wrestler (Japanese name: Mitsuhiro Momota or Rikidōzan)
  • Kim Tae-Gyun, South Korean baseball player
  • Kim Tae-kyun, South Korean baseball player
  • Kim Won-kwon, South Korean track and field athlete
  • Kim Yo-Han, Korean men's volleyball player
  • Kim Yong-Jun, association football player
  • Kim Young-Ho, retired Korean foil fencer, 2000 Summer Olympic Men's foil gold medalist
  • Kim Yuna, figure skater
  • Other

  • Fr. Andrew Kim Tae-gon, S.J., saint
  • Brian Kim (Bu Yung Kim, born 1975/76), American former hedge fund manager and criminal
  • Kim Haki, modern author
  • Kim Ho-dong (born 1954), historian
  • Kim Hyung-tae, video game artist
  • Kim Jae-young, modern author
  • Jaegwon Kim, Korean-American philosopher
  • Jim Yong Kim, physician, anthropologist, activist, former president of Dartmouth College, current World Bank president
  • Kim Mi-wol, author
  • Paul Kim, CTO of the Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Kim Sagwa, author
  • Scott Kim, artist and puzzle maker
  • W. Chan Kim (born 1952), business theorist
  • Kim Woo-jung, businessman
  • Kim Wonu, author
  • Yu Yeon Kim, international curator
  • Fictional characters

  • Kim Kaphwan, fictional character from the Fatal Fury series
  • Kim Dong Hwan or Kim Jae Hoon, regular characters in Garou: Mark of the Wolves
  • Kim Sue Il in Kizuna Encounter
  • References

    List of people with the Korean family name Kim Wikipedia


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