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Kim Mu-yeol Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children

Kim Mu-yeol Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth May 22, 1982
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kim Mu-yeol is a South Korean actor and theatre artist who started his career on stage and then began his career in films and television. Over the years, he has been cast in a variety of shows such as Wife ReturnsMy Beautiful Bride, Bad Guys 2, TrolleyJuvenile JusticeGridSweet HomeDrama City “신파를 위하여”, Hi Cookie, Iljimae, Chosun Police: Season 1, Chosun Police: Season 2, and John and Rugalda, Two Virgin Spouses. In addition to that, his film credits include A MuseRomantic Heaven, Honest Candidate, Honest Candidate 2, Warriors of the Dawn, The Devil’s Deal, Forgotten, The ScamWar of the ArrowsIntruder, Snatch UpDoomsday BookIllang: The Wolf Brigade, After the BanquetFinding Mr. DestinyVoice, Vertical LimitAll Bark No BiteNorthern Limit Line, and The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil.


Kim Mu-yeol

Other Name

Kim Moo-yul

Kim Mu-yeol as seen in 2020
Kim Mu-yeol as seen in 2020 (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

South Korea


South Korean



Kim Mu-yeol got enrolled at Sungkyunkwan University (a private research university in South Korea) and studied performing arts.


Actor, Theatre Artist


Kim Mu-yeol has been signed with Prain TPC.



Kim Mu-yeol and Ra Mi-ran promoting 'Honest Candidate' on Marie Claire Korea in 2020
Kim Mu-yeol and Ra Mi-ran promoting ‘Honest Candidate’ on Marie Claire Korea in 2020 (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)


6 ft or 183 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kim Mu-yeol has dated –

  1. Yoon Seung-ah – In 2012, his romance with actor Yoon Seung-ah caught public attention after a romantic tweet that Kim intended to be a private message to Yoon Seung-ah was accidentally posted on his Twitter page. Soon after, their agencies confirmed the news in February 2012 that the couple was dating. On April 4, 2015, they got married and it was announced in December 2022 that Yoon Seung-ah was pregnant with their first child. The child’s birth was expected in June 2023. On June 8, 2023, the couple became parents to a son named Kim Tae-myeong.

Race / Ethnicity


Kim Mu-yeol is of Korean descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Toned physique

Kim Mu-yeol as seen during an interview with Marie Claire Korea in January 2023
Kim Mu-yeol as seen during an interview with Marie Claire Korea in January 2023 (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Kim Mu-yeol Facts

  1. He won the “Excellence Award, Actor” at the Dongrang Youth Arts Festival in 2000 and the award for “Best New Actor” at the 1st Daegu International Musical Festival in 2007.
  2. Kim Mu-yeol bagged the award for “Best Actor” at the 15th Korea Musical Awards in 2009 for his performance as Melchior in the coming-of-age rock musical Spring Awakening.
  3. He brought to life the character of Jo Min-hyeong (bond broker) in the 2009 crime thriller film The Scam, starring Park Yong-ha, Kim Min-jung, and Park Hee-soon. This role got Kim Mu-yeol nominated for “Best New Actor” at the 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards and “Best New Actor (Film)” at the 46th Baeksang Arts Awards.
  4. Along with Kang Sung-yeon, Jo Min-ki, Yoon Se-ah, and Park Jung-chul, he co-starred as Han Kang-soo (an attractive but bad man who lost his parents at an early age) in the family drama television series Wife Returns in 2009. This role got him nominated for a SBS Drama Award in the “Best Supporting Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama” category.
  5. Alongside Park Hae-il and Kim Go-eun, Kim Mu-yeol co-starred as Seo Ji-woo in the 2012 erotic romantic film Eungyo (also known as A Muse). This earned him a nomination in the “Best Supporting Actor” category at the 21st Buil Film Awards.
  6. He has been a part of a number of musicals such as AssassinsSpring AwakeningJack the Ripper, Line 1Singin’ in the RainGreaseThe Three Musketeers, Guys and Dolls, Altar Boyz, Passion of the RainThrill MeFinding Kim Jong-wookKinky Boots, Gwanghwamun Love Song, The Happy LifeJjangdda, and The Promise.
  7. Alongside Ra Mi-ran, Na Moon-hee, Yoon Kyung-ho, and Jang Dong-joo, Kim Mu-yeol co-starred as Park Hee-cheol in the 2020 comedy film Honest Candidate. The film is a remake of the 2014 Brazilian film O Candidato Honesto.
  8. He played Kim Pil-do in the 2021 crime drama film The Devil’s Deal.

Featured Image by Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0

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