Kim Woo-bin: age, profile, net worth, height, wife, siblings, tv shows, movies, instagram

Kim Woo-bin (born July 16, 1989) is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted as a runway model and made his acting debut in White Christmas. Kim gained public attention in A Gentleman’s Dignity (2012), School 2013 (2012-2013), and The Heirs (2013). He gained popularity for his roles in film The Con Artists (2014) and a drama Uncontrollably Fond (2016).

Kim Woo-bin (born July 16, 1989) is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted as a runway model and made his acting debut in White Christmas. Kim gained public attention in A Gentleman's Dignity (2012), School 2013 (2012-2013), and The Heirs (2013). He gained popularity for his roles in film The Con Artists (2014) and a drama Uncontrollably Fond (2016).

Basic Information

Name:Kim Woo-bin
Birth Name:Kim Hyun-joong
Date Of Birth:16 July 1989
Age:33 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Seoul South Korea
Zodiac Sign:Cancer
Blood Type:A
Occupation:Actor, Model
Years Active:2009 – Present
Agent:AM Entertainment
Height:6 ft 2 in (190 cm)
Weight:70 kg (154 lbs)
Wife:Shin Min-a
Marital Status:Dating with Shin Min-a
Education:Jeonju University
Net Worth:$10 Million

Early life and Education

Kim Woo-bin born in July 16, 1989, seoul, South Korea. Born Kim Hyun-joong and he changed his name to Kim Woobin in 2011. Kim attended Jeonju University.


Kim Woo-bin began his career as a runway model in 2009 when he was 20 years old. He made his acting debut in a drama White Christmas under his stage name Kim Woo-bin in 2011. Kim was cast in A Gentleman’s Dignity, he later appeared in To the Beautiful You.

Kim Woo-bin made his breakthrough in dramas in 2013. He starred in School 2013, The Heirs alongside Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye, and his film Friend: The Great Legacy as a young gang member. Kim later became the host of cable music program M! Countdown from August 15, 2013, to February 13, 2014.

Kim Woo-bin was cast in the heist movie The Con Artists alongside Lee Hyun-woo in 2014. He starred in Twenty in 2015.

Kim Woo-bin appeared in an advert for Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry, making him the first East Asian model for the brand.

Kim Woo-bin starred in Uncontrollably Fond as a male lead in 2016. He was cast in crime action film Master alongside Lee Byung-hun and Kang Dong-won. Kim appeared in a film Wiretapin 2016.

In May 2017, Kim’s agency announced that Kim would be taking a hiatus after he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.

Kim Woo-bin’s agency AM Entertainment announced, announced that Kim would be returning to the big screen in Choi Dong-hoon upcoming sci-fi film Alien alongside Ryu Jun-yeol and Kim Tae-ri in 2021.

Kim Woo-bi co-stars television series Our Blues, and Netflix’s Black Knight in 2022.

Personal Life

Kim Woo-bin is friends with his co-stars (and former models) Lee Jong Suk and Kim Young Kwang.

Kim Woo-bin has been in a relationship with model-actress Shin Min-a since May 2015.

In May 2017, Kim Woo-bin’s agency announced that he would be taking a hiatus after he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.

Kim subsequently returned to screen in 2022 with the TV series Our Blues and Black Knight and also with the film Alien, directed by Choi Dong-hoon.


Kim Woo-bin donated ₩100 million to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to help the victims of the massive wildfires that started in Uljin, Gyeongbuk. Of which later spread to Samcheok, Gangwon in March 8, 2022.


2017Kim was appointed as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.In October, he was pulled from the role due to his ongoing cancer treatments.
2015Kim was chosen as the promotional ambassador of CJ CGV’s arthouse exhibition chain CGV ARTHOUSE.
2013Kim was named honorary ambassador for his alma mater, Jeonju University.By Jeonju University.
2013Kim was appointed the public relations ambassador of the 2013 Suwon Information Science Festival.
2013Kim was also appointed the ambassador of the “Good Downloader Campaign.By the Korean Film Council and Film Federation Against Piracy.


  • TBA – Wiretap / as Park Sang-dae
  • 2022 – Alien TBA
  • 2018 – Wiretap / as Park Sang-Dae
  • 2016 – Master / as Park Jang-Goon
  • 2015 – Twenty / as Chi-Ho
  • 2014 – The Con Artists / as Ji-Hyeok (safe-cracker)
  • 2013 – Friend, The Great Legacy / as Choi Sung-Hoon
  • 2012 – Runway Cop / as model Woo-Bin

K-drama series

  • 2022 – Black Knight | Netflix / as Knight 5-8
  • 2022 – Our Blues | tvN / as Park Jeong-Jun
  • 2016 – Uncontrollably Fond | KBS2 / as Shin Joon-Young
  • 2013 – The Heirs | SBS / as Choi Young-Do
  • 2012-2013 – School 2013 | KBS2 / as Park Heung-Soo (student)
  • 2012 – Gentleman’s Dignity | SBS / as Kim Dong-Hyub
  • 2012 – To The Beautiful You | SBS / as John Kim (ep.9 & 10)
  • 2011-2012 – Vampire Idol | MBN / as Woo-Bin
  • 2011 – Cupid Factory / as Roy
  • 2011 – Drama Special Series: White Christmas | KBS2 / as Kang Mi-Reu

Web Series

2022Black Knight5–8, a legendary courierNetflix
2014Love CellsLove cell hunter

Soundtrack appearances

2016“Do You Know”Uncontrollably Fond OST
2016“Picture In My Head”Uncontrollably Fond OST

Music videos

2013Don’t Mess With Me2EYES

Hosting and documentary

2014M! CountdownCJ E&M Center Studio

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2016Korean Advertisers Association AwardsBest ModelKim Woo-binWon
2016InStyle Star IconBest Actor (Film)The Con Artists, TwentyNominated
2016InStyle Star IconMost Stylish Male ActorKim Woo-binNominated
2016KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaUncontrollably FondNominated
2016KBS Drama AwardsNetizen Award, ActorUncontrollably FondNominated
2016KBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardKim Woo-bin with Bae Suzy
(Uncontrollably Fond)
2016Fashionista AwardsBest Dresser (Male)Kim Woo-binNominated
2016APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesUncontrollably FondNominated
2015Buil Film AwardsBest New ActorTwentyNominated
2015Korea Best Dresser Swan AwardsBest Dresser AwardKim Woo-binWon
2015Fashionista AwardsBest Fashionista (Male Category)Kim Woo-binNominated
2015Max Movie AwardsBest ActorThe Con ArtistsNominated
2015Korean Film Actors’ Guild AwardsPopularity AwardTwentyWon
2014APAN Star AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesThe HeirsNominated
2014Puchon International Fantastic Film FestivalFantasia AwardKim Woo-binWon
2014Seoul International Drama AwardsPeople’s Choice ActorThe HeirsNominated
2014Korea Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActorThe HeirsNominated
2014Style Icon AwardsTop 10 Style IconsKim Woo-binNominated
2014Max Movie AwardsBest New ActorFriend: The Great LegacyNominated
2014Grand Bell AwardsPopularity AwardFriend: The Great LegacyWon
2014Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActorFriend: The Great LegacyNominated
2014Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardFriend: The Great LegacyWon
2014Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor (film)Friend: The Great LegacyNominated
2014Asia Rainbow TV AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe HeirsNominated
2014Asia Model Festival AwardsAsia Star AwardKim Woo-binWon
2013APAN Star AwardsBest New ActorSchool 2013Won
2013Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actor TV)School 2013Nominated
2013Asia Model Festival AwardsNew Star AwardKim Woo-binWon
2013Korea Drama AwardsBest New ActorSchool 2013Nominated
2013China TV Drama AwardsPopular Foreign ActorThe HeirsWon
2013SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsThe HeirsWon
2013Mnet 20’s Choice Awards20’s Booming Star (Male)School 2013Nominated

Net Worth

Kim Woo-bin has a net worth that is estimated to be $10 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kim Woo-bin married?

Kim Woo-bin is not yet married but he is in relationship with actress Shin Min-a since May 2015.

Is Kim Woo-bin in a relationship?

Yes, Kim Woo-bin is in a relationship with Shin Min-a since May 2015.

What is Kim Woo-bin illness?

Kim Woo-bin is diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer.


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