|Kim Tae-hee Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4¼ in|
|Date of Birth||March 29, 1980|
Kim Tae-hee is a South Korean actress who has appeared in a multitude of on-screen projects including several shows and movies like Stairway to Heaven, Yong-pal, The Restless, My Princess, Love Story in Harvard, Iris, Boku to Star no 99 Nichi, Forbidden Love, and Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love.
Ulsan, South Korea
Kim Tae-hee studied at Samshin Elementary School, Daehyun Middle School, and Ulsan Girls’ High School. Then, she got enrolled at Seoul National University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design. During her time at the university, she was also the president of the SNU Women’s Ski Club.
- Father – Kim Yoo Moon (Established the Hankook Union Transportation Company in 1984 and also served as its chairman)
- Siblings – Kim Hee-won (Older Sister), Lee Wan (Younger Brother) (Actor)
Kim Tae-hee is represented by –
- BS Company (Korea)
- Sweet Power (Japan)
5 ft 4¼ in or 163 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kim Tae-hee has dated –
- Won Bin – Rumor
- Rain (2012-Present) – She started going out with singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer, Rain, in the year 2012, and they later got married on January 19, 2017. The duo parents 2 daughters.
Race / Ethnicity
- Lean physique
- Often sports forehead bangs
- Pierced ears
Kim Tae-hee Facts
- She made her first film appearance by playing the role of Young Park Jung-yeon in the 2001 film, Last Present, that is based on the romance, marriage, and estrangement of a down-and-out comedian.
- In 2003, Kim Tae-hee co-starred as Han Yoo-ri in the romantic drama television series, Stairway to Heaven, and this role won her the SBS Drama Award in the “New Star Award” category as well as the 2nd Andre Kim Best Star Award in the “Female Star Award” category.
- Her portrayal of Yoon Shi-yeon, a “gumiho” (or 9-tailed fox) living undercover in the human world, in the action drama TV series, Forbidden Love, won her the KBS Drama Award for “Best New Actress”.
- Kim Tae-hee brought to life the character of So-hwa/Yon-hwa in the 2006 fantasy action-adventure drama film, The Restless, starring alongside Jung Woo-sung, Heo Joon-ho, and Park Sang-wook. For this role, she received many accolades including the 43rd Paeksang Arts Award for “Most Popular Actress (Film)”, 44th Grand Bell Award in the “Overseas Popularity Award” category, and 28th Blue Dragon Film Award in the “Popular Star Award” category.
- She has been associated with several charities to help out underserved youths and broken families in the Ulsan area.
- She has been close friends with Lee Hanee, the beauty pageant titleholder who represented South Korea at the global Miss Universe 2007.
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