Kim So-yeon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kim So-yeon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5¼ in
Weight 52 kg
Date of Birth November 2, 1980
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Lee Sang-woo

Kim So-yeon is a South Korean actress, model, and theatre artist who has played several characters on shows and films such as Bong Hae-ryung in Happy Home, Kang Mi-ri in Mother of Mine, Kim Lisa in Secret Mother, Tanya in Gabi, Shin Joo-yeon in I Need Romance 3, Kim Soon-jung in Beating Again, and Kim Seon-hwa in Iris the Movie.

Born Name

Kim So-yeon

Nick Name

So-yeon

Kim So-yeon as seen during an event in March 2019
Kim So-yeon as seen during an event in March 2019 (Kinocine PARKJAEHWAN / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Kim So-yeon studied Theatre and Film at Dongguk University which is a private, coeducational university in Seoul, South Korea.

Occupation

Actress, Theatre Artist, Model

Kim So-yeon (Right) as seen while taking a selfie in April 2019
Kim So-yeon (Right) as seen while taking a selfie in April 2019 (Kim So-yeon / Instagram)

Manager

Kim So-yeon is represented by J Wide-Company.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5¼ in or 165.5 cm

Weight

52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kim So-yeon has dated –

  1. Lee Sang-woo (2016-Present) – She started going out with actor Lee Sang-woo in 2016 and on September 6, 2016, the speculations about their relationship were confirmed. They met one another on the set of the MBC family drama show, Happy Home, in which they co-starred alongside Kim Yeong-cheol, Won Mi-kyung, and Lee Pil-mo. Soon enough, it was made public on March 28, 2017, that Kim So-yeon and Lee Sang-woo would be tying the knot in June 2017.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Kim So-yeon is of South Korean descent.

Kim So-yeon as seen while posing for the camera in March 2012
Kim So-yeon as seen while posing for the camera in March 2012 (KIYOUNG KIM / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Pierced ears

Brand Endorsements

Kim So-yeon has either endorsed or promoted a variety of brands through social media which include the likes of AllForYou KoreaI’M CHIC, etc.

Kim So-yeon as seen while taking a mirror selfie in March 2017
Kim So-yeon as seen while taking a mirror selfie in March 2017 (Kim So-yeon / Instagram)

Kim So-yeon Facts

  1. She was 14 years old when she entered the Miss Binggrae beauty pageant even though her parents had not given their approval.
  2. Kim So-yeon achieved the feat of becoming the first Korean teen star to earn more than ₩100 million from commercial modeling.
  3. She once used a marker pen as an eyeliner for an event and luckily it was her who finally won it.
  4. She became a victim of typecasting during the starting phase of the 2000s which led her to take a break from acting in 2005.
  5. In 2009, Kim So-yeon played the role of Ophelia, a young noblewoman of Denmark, the daughter of Polonius, and potential wife of Prince Hamlet, in a production of the popular Shakespearean tragedy, Hamlet.
  6. She portrayed the character of Ma Hye-ri in the legal drama romantic comedy TV series, Prosecutor Princess, in 2010 and won the 18th SBS Drama Award for her performance.
  7. Kim So-yeon was cast in the leading role of Tanya, a royal barista, in the 2012 drama film, Gabi, in which she co-starred alongside Joo Jin-mo and Park Hee-soon. This role won her the 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Award for “Excellence Award, Actress in a Film” in 2012.
  8. For her role in Gabi, she studied the Russian language for months and also took the time to learn the art of coffee brewing.
  9. Over the years, Kim So-yeon has appeared in music videos for many songs such as Why Is the Sky by Lee Ji-hoon, Beautiful Goodbye by Jung Jae-wook, and Diary of a Day by KCM.
  10. She has also amassed a decent social media fan base and enjoys more than 500k followers on Instagram.

Featured Image by Kinocine PARKJAEHWAN / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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