Are you a fan of TV Series Boys Over the Flower, Playful Kiss, and We Got Married? Then you are no stranger to the South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, model, and actor Kim Hyun-Joong. He is one of the famous personalities in the show-business. Besides, being linked with the Korean film association, he has fans base all over the world.
Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, on the 6th of June, 1986. He holds the Korean nationality. Recently, he concluded his world tour with his band Bio-Rhythm. He toured 10 cities in a total of 8 countries. Here are all the things you need to know about the Korean Star Kim Hyun-Joong.
Is K-Pop Star Kim Hyun-Joong Married?
Kim Hyun-Joong is still unmarried. The handsome hunk of the Korean industry usually keeps his personal life very private. Maybe in the future, he will probably get married, and all the information regarding his wife can be disclosed.
For now, Kim is still single, and maybe he is searching for his suitable life partner.
Rumors of Dating Co-Star
Kim played the lead role in the 2010 MBC drama, Playful Kiss, where he co-starred with the actress Jung So-min. She is the popular actress and model of South Korea. Their great bounding in the drama leads them to create a rumor of dating in real life.
People all over the world were actually starting to posting about their relationship. However, the pair has never spoken regarding their relationship. Who knows if they were dating?
Dated Female Idol Group
On the talk show, Kang Shim Jang, which was hosted by Kang Ho-Dong and Lee Seung Ki, Kim mentioned that he dated 5 months to a member of the female idol group.
But he didn't specify her name in any manner. Later, he did mention that they went to fishing trips and movies together. However, all of the fans are still wondering who that lucky girl is?
Sued by his Girlfriend
The dream man of every woman, Kim was sued by his own girlfriend. Her girlfriend Choi filed assault charges against him in August 2014. She claimed that she was harshly beaten by K-Pop star, which caused her to broken ribs and bruises. But after apologizing to her, she dropped some of the charges. However, he was fined 5 Million KRW ($4,300) due to the damage he has done to Choi.
Is Kim father of Choi's Son?
Some of the national magazines reported that the pair were reunited in February 2015, which lead Choi to get pregnant. Later, Kim stated in a press meeting that he hadn't seen Choi after she told him she was pregnant and is unable to confirm whether he was the father or not.
Again in May, Choi filed another lawsuit against Kim for $1.48 Million for mental stress caused by their informal relationship, and she also claimed that his damage led her to miscarry a previous pregnancy back in 2014. On that note, Kim filed a counter-suit against Choi and won a 100 Million KRW ($86,000).
Later in December 2015, it was confirmed that Kim was the father of a baby that Choi had given birth. They haven't revealed the name of their son. Furthermore, there is no information regarding the pairs.
The Net Worth of Kim Hyun-Joong
The lead vocalist of the band, SS501, and Korean entertainer has a net worth of $5 Million, which is equal to other celebrities like Cash Baker. Kim portrayed movie, Playful Kiss as Baek Seung-jo lead him to gain a massive fan following all over the world. Playful Kiss was sold to 12 countries of Asia for the US $34 Million and has been 70 Million times on Viki and earned $400,000 through online streaming.
Kim's every drama has been one of the massive hit due to his good looks and unique acting. Being one of the top actors in show business, he has earned a good amount of sum. In his school years, he saved roughly $87,000 from his part-time jobs.
Charity and Donations
Kim is one of the remarkable personalities in the show business, not only through her character in on-screen, but he has a great personality off-screen also. He is renowned as one of the loved personality in the world. Some of the deeds he has done off-screen are mentioned below.
In March 2011, Kim donated 100 Million KRW to earthquake relief efforts in Japan. On the same year, he donated an additional 50 million KRW ($43,00) again to earthquake relief efforts. Later on, he donated 50 Million KRW ($43,000) each to a South Korean organization and the Korean Red Cross.
He donated proceeds from his debut solo concert to an orphanage, which is located in Fukushima prefecture in 2012 as well as he contributed 100 Million KRW to the One foundation. He also donated millions and millions of won to Kim Hyun-Joong Scholarship which was established by his fan club in 2010 with a 15 Million KRW.
Awards and Recognition
During Kim's career, he has gained massive fan following and lots of national and international awards, which includes music and acting awards. From his drama, We Got Married, he won MBC Entertainment Awards on two titles in 2008.
His TV series Boys Over Flowers lead him to won Seoul International Drama Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards both in the title of Most Popular Actor in 2009.
Talking about the music awards, he was also nominated in the World Music Awards in the three categories. In 2012, he won the Asia Song Festival Awards in two categories.
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