Kim Ah-joong

About Kim Ah-joong

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: October 16, 1982
Birth Place: Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea, South Korean
Other names: Kim Ah-jung
Years active: 2004–present
Agent: King Entertainment (2016-present)
Hangul: 김아중
Hanja: 金亞中
Revised Romanization: Gim A-jung
McCune–Reischauer: Kim Ajung

Kim Ah-joong

Kim Ah-joong was born on October 16, 1982 in Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea, South Korean, is Actress. Kim Ah-joon is a well known South Korean actress, model and singer who is best known for her award winning performance in the film ‘200 Pounds Beauty’, where she plays an overweight singer who goes under the knife and becomes an overnight pop sensation. She has even sung her own songs for the soundtrack of the movie. Kim did a degree in Broadcasting from Dongduk University and went on to study hotel management in Switzerland. She initially entered show business as a model for various brands and soon became a sought after personality in the film and television industry of South Korea. Her performance in the television drama ‘The Bizarre Bunch’ got her the Best New Actress Award at the KBS Drama Awards and the Popularity Award at the 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards. She is an established celebrity and has made guest appearances on television talk shows like ‘Strong Heart’ and ‘Healing Camp, Aren’t You Happy’. Her recent popular films include ‘My PS Partner’, ‘Catch Me’ and ‘The King’. Some of her other television serials are ‘Emperor of the Sea’, ‘The Accidental Couple’ and ‘Live Up to Your Name, Dr Heo’. She has had her share of controversies with a tax evasion case against her for which she had to pay a huge fine. She has also done her good deed for the day by personally handing over free watches to single mothers in order to empower them. Kim is active on social media, where she has a large fan following who are waiting to get some news on her boyfriend who seems most evasive at the moment.
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🎂 Kim Ah-joong - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Kim Ah-joong is 41 years, 1 months and 22 days old. Kim Ah-joong will celebrate 42rd birthday on a Wednesday 16th of October 2024. Below we countdown to Kim Ah-joong upcoming birthday.

Popular As Kim Ah-joong
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 41 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 16, 1982 (Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday October 16
Town/City Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Kim Ah-joong’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Kim Ah-joong was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Kim Ah-joong first rose to fame for her role in the romance film When Romance Meets Destiny (2005). Thereafter, she appeared in several commercials and landed first leading role in daily soap opera Bizarre Bunch. However, it was her role in the highly successful comedy film 200 Pounds Beauty that pushed her to stardom. For her role as an overweight girl who undergoes cosmetic surgery makeover to become a pop sensation, she was awarded Best Actress at the 2007 Grand Bell Awards. She released soundtracks of the film, "Beautiful Girl" and the Korean version of the song "Maria". "Beautiful Girl" won Digital Music Awards' "Song of the Month" by Cyworld.


Kim returned to acting three years later following 200 Pounds Beauty, starring alongside Hwang Jung-min in romantic comedy The Accidental Couple. In 2010, Kim was cast in a U.S.-Chinese film project Amazing, a sci-fi film about the development of a virtual-reality basketball game. The same year, she was cast in medical drama Sign by Kim Eun-hee, playing a forensic scientist.


In September 2011, Kim was found guilty of tax evasion. She also had to pay an additional $600,000 fine. She and her management at the time parted ways due to the verdict. Due to this scandal she was banned from TV work in South Korea from late 2011 to late 2014, and she focused on films. In December 2012, Kim co-starred with Ji Sung in the romantic comedy film My PS Partner. This was followed by another romantic comedy film Steal My Heart in 2013.


She returned to TV in legal drama Punch, where she received positive reviews for her portrayal of a prosecutor. In 2016, Kim starred in the crime thriller Wanted. In 2017, she starred in time-slip romantic comedy Live Up to Your Name alongside Kim Nam-gil.

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