|Kim Young-dae Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0¾ in|
|Date of Birth||March 2, 1996|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Kim Young-dae is a South Korean actor, model, and theatre artist who has been a part of a variety of television projects which include the likes of Drama Special – The Time Left Between Us, When the Weather Is Fine, Welcome to Waikiki 2, Cheat on Me If You Can, Undercover, Item, Extraordinary You, The Forbidden Marriage, True Beauty, The Penthouse: War in Life, and Sh**ting Stars.
Seoul, South Korea
Kim Young-dae studied at Digital Seoul Culture Arts University. The actor also attended Fudan University (a national public research university located in Shanghai, China) but later dropped out.
Actor, Model, Theatre Artist
Kim Young-dae has been signed with Outer Korea.
6 ft 0¾ in or 184.5 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Kim Young-dae is of Korean descent.
Kim Young-dae Facts
- He was cast in a theatre production of A Story to Kill from 2017 to 2018.
- Kim Young-dae appeared in the music video for The First Night (첫날밤) by Ben & Kim Won-joo (from 4MEN) in 2018 and Graduation Tears (졸업 눈물) by Yoon Jong-shin in 2021.
- He was cast as Oh Nam-joo (a student of Class 2-7 in Seuli High School) in the fantasy romantic comedy television series Extraordinary You in 2019. This role got him nominated for an MBC Drama Award in the “Best New Actor” category.
- Kim Young-dae modeled for designer Song Zio’s “SONGZIO HOMME” at the 2019 Hera Seoul Fashion Week at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. Later, he appeared as a muse at the 2022 F/W Paris Collection digital fashion show ‘SONGZIO’.
- From 2020 to 2021, he brought to life the character of Cha Soo-ho (a part-time worker at a convenience store who is actually an agent of the National Intelligence Service) in the romantic comedy thriller television series Cheat on Me If You Can. This role won him the “Netizen Award, Actor” at the 2020 KBS Drama Awards.
- He can speak both Korean and Chinese.
- Kim Young-dae was appointed as the ambassador for International Environment City Seo-gu in 2021.
- He is skilled at playing the guitar and the piano.
- He donated to support the children in the 2021 group shelter in December 2022 and donated to Big Issue Korea for the Underprivileged in 2022.
- He received the “Popularity Award, Actor” at the Asia Model Awards in 2022.
- Alongside Lee Sung-kyung, Yoon Jong-hoon, Kim Yoon-hye, Lee Jung-shin, and Park So-jin, Kim Young-dae co-starred as Gong Tae-sung (a top star actor signed with Star Force Entertainment who is loved by the public for his bright smile like an angel with a polite and upright image) in the romantic comedy television series Sh**ting Stars in 2022. For this, he bagged the Asia Artist Award for “Best Acting Performance”.
- Over the years, he has also worked in many web shows including Secret Crushes: Special Edition, Office Watch 2, About Youth, What to Do with You, To my beautiful us, Just Too Bored, Crushes Reverse, Room of Romance, It’s Okay To Be Sensitive, It’s Okay To Be Sensitive 2, Omniscient Unrequited Love – Special edition, and Office Watch 3.
- Along with Park Ju-hyun and Kim Woo-seok, Kim Young-dae co-starred as Lee Heon in the historical romantic comedy-drama television series The Forbidden Marriage from 2022 to 2023. For this performance, he won the MBC Drama Award in the “Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries” category as well as got nominated for an MBC Drama Award in the “Best Couple Award” category (with Park Ju-hyun).
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