Kim Yo-jong Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kim Yo-jong Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth September 26, 1987/89
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Choe Song

Kim Yo-jong is a North Korean politician who is the younger sister of Kim Jong-un. She became the First Deputy Director and de facto leader of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in the year 2014 and has also served as an alternate member of the Politburo of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

Born Name

Kim Yo-jong

Nick Name

Pak Mi-hyang

Kim Yo-jong pictured at Blue House in February 2018
Kim Yo-jong pictured at Blue House in February 2018 (Kim Jinseok (Official photographer of Republic of Korea), Blue House (Republic of Korea) / www1.president.go.kr / Korea Open Government License Type I)

Age

She was born on September 26, 1987/89.

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Pyongyang, North Korea

Residence

Pyongyang, North Korea

Nationality

North Korean

Education

Kim Yo-jong studied at the Liebefeld-Steinhölzli Public School located in Bern, Switzerland. Later, she attended Kim Il-sung University and received a degree in Computer Science.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Kim Jong-il (North Korea’s first Supreme Leader from 1994 to 2011)
  • Mother – Ko Yong-hui (North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-il’s consort)
  • SiblingsKim Jong-un (Older Brother) (Politician who became the Supreme Leader of North Korea in 2011 and the leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea in 2012), Kim Jong-chul (Older Brother) (Politician)
  • Others – Kim Il-sung (Paternal Grandfather) (Founder and first Supreme Leader of North Korea), Kim Jong-suk (Paternal Grandmother) (Korean Anti-Japanese Guerrilla, Communist Activist), Kim Jong-nam (Half-Brother) (Politician), Kim Sol-song (Half-Sister) (Politician), Ri Sol-ju (Sister-In-Law, Kim Jong-un’s Wife) (First Lady of North Korea)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kim Yo-jong has dated –

  1. Choe Song (2015-Present) – She got married to Choe Song, the son of government official Choe Ryong-hae, in January 2015 and the duo parents a child born in May 2015.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Korean and Japanese descent.

Kim Yo-jong as seen during a meeting in Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea on October 7, 2018
Kim Yo-jong as seen during a meeting in Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on October 7, 2018 (U.S. Department of State / Flickr / Public Domain)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Powerful persona

Kim Yo-jong Facts

  1. She is the youngest child.
  2. She mostly grew up living at her mother’s residence in Pyongyang.
  3. Kim Yo-jong shares a close bond with her brother Kim Jong-un which was supposedly developed while they were studying at the Liebefeld-Steinh√∂lzli public school. It was also during this time that she assumed the name ‘Pak Mi-hyang’.
  4. On February 9, 2018, she became the first member of the ruling Kim dynasty to visit South Korea since the Korean War when she attended the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  5. As the rumors of Kim Jong-un’s ill-health sparked in April 2020, Kim Yo-jong gained significant media attention as a possible successor of the government’s leadership in North Korea.

Featured Image by Kim Jinseok (Official photographer of Republic of Korea), Blue House (Republic of Korea) / www1.president.go.kr / Korea Open Government License Type I

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