Hyun Bin (born September 25, 1982) is a South Korean Former Marine Corps, Actor, Singer, and Famous Personality from Seoul. He first garnered fame after portraying a role in “My Name is Kim Sam-soon” in 2005.
He portrayed one of the major characters of Hyun Jin-heon in the TV series alongside Kim Sun-a. In fact, Bin won the Top Excellence Award at the MBC Drama Awards. Furthermore, Hyun then starred in the 2008 TV program “Worlds Within” directed by Pyo Min-soo and Kim Kyu-Tae.
The actor performed one of the leading roles as Jung Ji-oh along with actors like Song Hye-Kyo, Um Ki-Joon, Seo Hyo-rim, Kim Kap-soo, etc. His next performance as Kim Joo-won in “Secret Garden” (2010–2011) also appreciated by fans a lot.
Career, Movies, TV Shows & Net worth
The 37-years-old actor entered the acting world in 2003 and made debut with a show “Bodyguard”. He played a very small role as a stalker in the show. Later, he appeared in various projects such as Nonstop 4, Ireland, Nonstop 5, and Friend, Our Legend.
Meanwhile, Hyun also launched his profession in the movies after acting in the youth sports movie “Spin Kick” in 2004 as Lee Min-Gyu. His first film as a lead actor was “A Millionaire’s First Love” that came out in 2006.
Hyun Bin’s other acting projects are “I Am Happy”, “Friend, Our Legend”, “Come Rain, Come Shine”, “Late Autumn”, and much more. In fact, the artist received international fame with his role as Hoon in the Late Autumn movie.
It is an English-language remake of the 1966 Lee Man-hee classic. In addition, he even contributed to the soundtrack of the Secret Garden with “That Man” as a singer. The song received the number one position in eight Korean music portals.
The other popular works are “The Fatal Encounter”, “Hyde, Jekyll, Me”, “Confidential Assignment”, “Rampant”, “The Negotiation”, etc. Hyun returned on the silver screen with a series like Crash Landing on You and Memories of the Alhambra.
the actor fueled his Net worth which is around $2 – $2.5 million US Dollars, as of 2019 from working in various TV shows, Films, Songs, Music Videos, Brand Endorsements, Sponsorships, etc.
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Wife
The young handsome hunk launched a romantic affair with his then-girlfriend “Hwang Ji-Hyun” back in 2006. She is a Korean pop singer and actress. The pair first met each other during a shoot and soon went on a date.
Thir break up was announced by KBS World Radio in a published work in June 2007. They parted their ways sometime in March 2007. Later, the actor began dating his next love interest Song Hye-Kyo (actress) in 2008.
Furthermore, the couple first met on the set of the comedy TV program “Worlds Within” the same year. They even announced their love life publicly. But the couple’s separation announced by their respective managers.
As per the source, Hyun also had romantic links with his ex-partner “Kang So-ra” from December 2016 to December 2017. Kang’s agency revealed about their affair in a statement.
However, they maintain their personal life very private and broke up because of work restraints. From 2018 to 2019, the singer had a romantic relationship with his co-star “Son Ye-jin”. As of January 2020, Bin is not seeing anyone but we assume he is focusing on his career.
|Real Full Birth Name||Kim Tae-pyung.|
|Nick name||Hyun Bin.|
|Profession||Former Marine Corps, Actor, and Singer.|
|Famous for||his projects such as "My Name is Kim Sam-soon", "Worlds Within", "Secret Garden", "Late Autumn", etc.|
|Age (As of 2019)||37 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 25, 1982.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Seoul, South Korea.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|House In||Seoul, South Korea.|
|Debut||Film: 2004 "Spin Kick" as Lee Min-gyu.
TV Shows: 2003 "Bodyguard" as a stalker.
|List of Various Projects||1. My Name is Kim Sam-soon.
2. Worlds Within.
3. Secret Garden.
4. Nonstop 4.
6. Nonstop 5.
7. Friend, Our Legend.
8. Spin Kick.
9. I Am Happy.
10. Friend, Our Legend.
11. Come Rain, Come Shine.
12. Late Autumn.
13. The Fatal Encounter.
14. Hyde, Jekyll, Me.
15. Confidential Assignment.
17. The Negotiation, etc.
|Manager||1. VAST Entertainment & Media.
2. SM Entertainment.
|Brand Endorsements||Rogatis, Samsung, Mediheal, Kia, CF Freshian, Omega SA, Magic, and Lexus.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0.5".
Centimeters: 184 cm.
Meters: 1.84 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 84 Kg.
Pounds: 185 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Kim Tae-pyung.
Mother: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Hwang Ji-hyun (2006-2007).
2. Song Hye-kyo (2008-2011).
3. Kang So-ra (2016-2017).
4. Son Ye-jin (2018-2019).
|Girlfriend||Name not available.|
|School||Youngdong High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Chung-Ang University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Song Seung-heon.
Actress: Lee Young-ae.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Singing, Traveling, Shopping, and Listening to Music.|
|Favorite Food||Chinses Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2-2.5 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Hyun Bin
- The talented actor, Kim Tae-pyung celebrates his birthday on the 25th of September and was born in 1982 (age 37 years, as in 2019). His birthplace is in Seoul, South Korea.
- His father’s name is Kim Won-hong but there are no details about the actor’s mother.
- Furthermore, Hyun Bin has an older sibling i.e. a brother (name not available).
- After completing his secondary school education from Youngdong High School, the singer enrolled for higher studies.
- As per the source, he graduated from Chung-Ang University in 2004 and majored in Theater Studies.
- In 2009, Hyun earned a masters’ degree from the same University.
- In his successful career, the artist bagged the 2010 SBS Drama Awards and the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards for Secret Garden.
- How tall: Hyun Bin possesses a tall and slender build with an impressive height of 6 feet 0.5 inches or 184 cm. His body is athletic, and weight is around 185 pounds approximately.
- His distinctive features are his beautiful facial features and muscular physique.
- His movie “Late Autumn” became the highest-grossing Korean movie that was released in China to date.
- He told in his interviews that walking on the red carpet at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival was his happiest achievement.
- In January 2016, Hyun formed his own agency, VAST Entertainment.
- Moreover, he served in the compulsory military service in the Marine Corps in 2011 for 21 months.