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Kang Mal-geum Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kang Mal-geum Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth January 3, 1979
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kang Mal-geum is a South Korean actor and theatre artist. She has been cast in shows and movies like Children of Nobody, Squid GameSell Your Haunted HouseLegal HighDrama Special – The Joys and Sorrows of WorkThe Red SleeveMissing: The Other SideMousePlease Don’t Date Him, Beautiful WorldLucky Chan-silA Man in the MidnightIdolThe ChaseMore Than FamilyYong-Tae :The Ordinary MemoriesThe MonologueA BedsoreEncounter, and Family Affair.

Born Name

Kang Soo-hye

Other Name

Kang Mal-geum

Sun Sign


Born Place

Busan, South Korea


South Korean



Kang Mal-geum attended the Pusan National University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Korean Language and Literature.


Actor, Theatre Artist


Kang Mal-geum has been signed with Star Village Entertainment.




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


50 kg or 110 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Kang Mal-geum is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Lean body

Kang Mal-geum Facts

  1. She was seen playing the character of Caregiver 2 in the 2017 crime thriller film The Chase, about a landowner who teams up with a former detective to chase after the suspect of a 30-year-old unsolved case.
  2. Alongside Youn Yuh-jung, Kim Young-min, Yoon Seung-ah, and Bae Yoo-ram, Kang Mal-geum co-starred as Lee Chan-sil in the 2019 romantic drama fantasy film Lucky Chan-sil. For this performance, she received many accolades like the “Best New Actress” award at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards, 40th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 29th Buil Film Awards, 8th Wildflower Film Awards, 21st Women in Film Korea Festival, and 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards.
  3. In 2020, Kang Mal-geum was cast as Lee Ji-hye in Drama Special – The Joys and Sorrows of Work and this got her nominated for the 34th KBS Drama Award for “Best New Actress”.
  4. She played Ho Hoon’s mother in the 2020 family comedy film More Than Family.
  5. Kang Mal-geum was cast as Gi-hun’s ex-wife and Ga-yeong’s mother in the Netflix survival drama television series Squid Game in 2021. Directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, it stars Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung.
  6. Squid Game became the first Korean drama to top Netflix’s top ten weekly most-watched TV show charts globally.
  7. She appeared as Chief Heo/Joo Hwa-jeong, Manager of Daebak real estate who has a mysterious past, in the supernatural fantasy-comedy television series Sell Your Haunted House in 2021.
  8. Kang Mal-geum served as an ambassador for the 21st Seoul International Alternative Visual Arts Festival in 2021.

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