Kim Seon-ho Biography

Kim Seon-ho

Quick Facts About Kim Seon-ho

Celebrated Name Kim Seon-ho
Age 35 Years
Nick Name Seon-ho
Birth Name Kim Seon-ho
Birth Date 1986-03-08
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Seoul
Birth Nation South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Famous For His role in the South Korean tv series, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings None
Ethnicity Asian (South Korean)
Horoscope Taurus
College / University Seoul Institute of the Arts
Education Degree from the Department of Braodcasting and Entertainment
Career Start 2009
Debut Television Show/Series Good Manager
Awards Two awards at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards, Rookie Award at the 2020 KBS Entertainment Awards
Marital Status Not Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Height 1.83 m (6 ft)
Weight 158.5 lbs ( 72 kg)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Source of Wealth Acting
Endorsment Sponsorship deals with clothing, electronics, cosmetics, food, e-commerce, and several other companies
Net Worth Between $1 and $5 million
Links Instagram

Kim Seon-ho is a South Korean actor. Kim is best known for his role in the South Korean tv series, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha. He started his acting career on stage and starred in numerous theater productions. He eventually made his screen debut in 2017. He is also known for his role in the 2020 South Korean tv series, Start-Up. 

Seon-ho made headlines in October 2021 after a woman came forward to accuse him of coercing her to get an abortion while they were dating. He had promised to marry her if she agrees to get an abortion. Seon-ho eventually admitted to the accusations made by the mysterious woman. 

What is Kim Seon-ho Famous For?

  • His role in the South Korean tv series, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.
  • His role in the South Korean tv series, Start-up.

Kim Seon-ho young

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Where is Kim Seon-ho From?

Kim Seon-ho was born on 8 May 1986. His birth place is in Seoul in South Korea. He holds South Korean nationality. He belongs to the Asian (South Korean) ethnicity. Information about his religion is not known. His zodiac sign is Taurus. Information about his parents is not known. He is the only child of his parents and does not have any siblings. He once stated that he saw his mother being stabbed fighting a burglar that tried to enter their home. He was traumatized by the incident as he was still an elementary student at the time. He attended Seoul at the Seoul Institute of the Arts after graduating from high school. He obtained a degree from the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment from there. 

Kim Seon-ho Career

  • Kim Seon-ho was still in college when he joined a theatre group. He started acting in theater plays. 
  • His first stage role was in New Boeing Boeing in 2009. He later reprised his role in 2013. 
  • He found minor success after starring in the popular Daehakro plays Rooftop House Cat and Goal of Love. 
  • He garnered critical recognition for his works in True West, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and Closer.
  • He made his screen debut with the KBS2 office drama, Good Manager in 2017. He had auditioned for the role at the suggestion of producer Lee Eun-jin. 
  • He landed his first major role onscreen in the Strongest Deliveryman. 
  • He won two awards at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards for his role in the 2017 drama series, Two Cops. 
  • He played the lead role of an artist in the 2018 drama special, You Drive Me Crazy. 
  • He starred in the historical drama, 100 Days My Prince. It went on to become one of the highest-rated series in Korean cable television history. 
  • He signed with Salt Entertainment in September 2018. 
  • He played an aspiring singer in the JTBC comedy, Welcome to Waikiki 2 in March 2019. 
  • He starred in the tvN investigate crime drama Catch the Ghost in October 2019. It was his first leading role in a full-length series.
  • He joined the cast in the fourth season of the KBS2 reality show, 2 Days & 1 Night in November 2019. 

Kim Seon-ho awards

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  • He won the Rookie Award at the 2020 KBS Entertainment Awards for his work on the show.
  • He appeared in the play, Memory in dream in 2019.
  • He made his major breakthrough after he played start-up investor with a tragic past in the tvN drama, Start-Up. 
  • He was nominated for the Baeksang Arts Award for Best Supporting Actor-Television for his role in Start-Up. 
  • He returned to the theater with the Jang Jin play, Ice in 2021. 
  • He rose to stardom after he appeared in the tvN drama, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha in 2021. He played an officially unemployed but all-around handyman in a seaside village of Gongjin. 
  • The series went on to become one of the highest-rated television series in Korean cable television history. 

Who is Kim Seon-ho Girlfriend?

Kim Seon-ho is not married. He is reportedly single. He made headlines in October 2021 when he was accused of allegedly coercing his then-girlfriend into getting an abortion while they were dating. He allegedly promised to marry her if she got an abortion. He admitted to the allegations made against him on 20 October 2021 and issued an apology through his agents. 

Following his admission, he was eventually pulled out of his brand sponsorships deal with several companies such as Domino's Pizza and Cannon. He was also removed from the cast member of the KBS variety show, 2 Days & 1 Night. He was also dropped from his upcoming film projects, Dog Days and 2 O'clock Date.

He dated his then-girlfriend for three years who cheated on him for a new boyfriend. Seon-ho even went down on his knees to beg her to stay by his side. It is not clear whether she is the same girl who came forward to expose him. 

How Tall Is Kim Seon-ho?

Kim Seon-ho stands around the height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. The South Korean actor has a body weight of around 158.5 lbs i.e. 72 kg. He has a slim body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

What is Kim Seon-ho Net Worth?

Kim Seon-ho makes his income from his career in the entertainment industry. The majority of his income comes from his acting career. He started his acting career in theater and later made his onscreen debut in 2017. He is best known for his roles in Stand-Up and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha. His popularity has earned him several brand sponsorship deals across South Korea and Southeast Asia. He has sponsorship deals with clothing, electronics, cosmetics, food, e-commerce, and several other companies. However, several of his sponsorship deals were dropped in light of the controversies that surfaced in October 2021. At present, his net worth is estimated between $1 and $5 million.

Did You Know?

  • He topped the monthly brand reputation ranking index by the Korean Business Research Institute and experienced a surge in popularity domestically and internationally during the airing of Start-Up.
  • He topped Korean Business Research Institute's brand reputation ranking index during the airing of Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.
  • He collaborated with Epitone Project to release the single "Reason" in May, which he sang and co-wrote.
  • He has a dimple.
  • His favorite superhero character is Iron Man.
  • He would have become a painter, if not actor.