Hyun Bin

Birth Day September 5th, 1982
Birth Place Songpa District, Seoul
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

Hyun Bin is a South Korean film and TV actor who stepped into the Korean film industry in 2002. Since then he has appeared in many films and TV series to date. Some of his known films and TV series are My Love is Kim San Soon (2005), The Snow Queen (2006), Late Autumn (2011), and The Fatal Encounter (2014), Memories of the Alhambra (2018). etc. During his career, he has won several awards like KBS Drama Awards, MBC Drama Awards, and Baeksang Art Awards. Do you know that he made a secret donation of 200 million won to the non-profit organization, Community Chest of Korea, to help fight against the COVID-19 outbreak on February 21, 2020? To know more about him, you can read the below article.

Hyun Bin famous for

  • A South Korean actor.
  • His lead roles are in the films, The World That They Live In and Secret Garden.
  • Receiving the “President’s Award” for saving 35 billion South Korean won in 17 years.

Hyun Bin Family Background

Hyun Bin was born in 1982 to his parents. Currently, he is 39 years old and his birthdate is September 25. He is from Songpa District, Seoul, South Korea. He holds South Korean nationality and belongs to South-Asian ethnicity. His birth sign is Libra and follows Christianity.

Similarly, his father's name is Kim Won-hong while his mother's name is yet to be disclosed. He has also a brother but the name is yet to be disclosed. Besides that, he has revealed any information about his childhood life yet.

For education, he attended Youngdong High School. He then attained a major in Theater Studies from Chung-Ang University in 2004. Later, in 2009, he re-enrolled at the same university to complete in master's.

Hyun Bin Film Career

  • Hyun Bin started to begin his audition during his college days. 
  • After giving several auditions, he finally got a role in a film, Shower in 2002 but it was not released due to lack of funding.
  • In 2003, he debut as an actor in the TV series, Bodyguard. 
  • He then starred in the sitcom Nonstop 4 and quirky romance drama Ireland and made his film debut the same year in the youth sports movie Spin Kick.
  • In 2005, he appeared in the romantic comedy series, My Lovely Sam Soon which he won the Top Excellence Award at the MBC Drama Awards. The movie became one of the highest-rated Korean dramas of all time.
  • He then starred in his first film as a lead actor in A Millionaire's First Love in 2006. The movie was a hit with a young audience.
  • The same year, he appeared in the TV series, The Snow Queen which earned him his first Best Actor nomination at Baeksang Arts Awards.
  •  In 2008, he acted in the film I Am Happy, playing Man-soo, a man who suffers from mental illnesses.
  • In 2009, he drew critical acclaim with his portrayal as a sociopath in the gangster saga Friend, Our Legend. 
  • In 2010, he starred in Secret Garden, a romantic fantasy drama written by Kim Eun-sook. He also contributed to the soundtrack of the drama "That Man", which peaked at number one in eight Korean music portals.
  • In 2011, he appeared in two films that were released back to back; Come Rain, Come Shine, and Late Autumn.
  • The same year, he began his 21-month mandatory military service as a soldier in the Marine Corps.
  • After completing six months in his service, he participated in the "Seoul Reclamation Anniversary Marine Marathon Competition" where he ran a 6.25 km long course with 400 exemplary senior marines. 
  • In 2012, he was discharged and was awarded the Secretary of Defense Award and the Marine Corps Commandant Commendation for being an exemplary soldier.
  • He spent most of 2013 shooting commercials as an in-demand product endorser and holding fan meetings all over Asia.
  •  In 2014, he appeared in the period film, The Fatal Encounter, in which he played the leading role of King Jeongjo who faced fierce party strife and assassination attempts during his reign.
  • In 2015, he made a comeback to the Korean drama scene after 4 years with the romantic comedy series Hyde, Jekyll, Me.
  • In 2016, he set up his agency, VAST Entertainment, which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kakao M three years later.
  • In 2017, he returned to the silver screen with the action-thriller film titled Confidential Assignment.
  • The same year, he starred in the crime action film The Swindlers, about a prosecutor who plans to catch a con man who has swindled a large sum of money.
  • In 2018, he starred in the crime thriller The Negotiation, playing a villain role for the first time, and the zombie blockbuster Rampant.
  • The same year, he returned to the small screen with the fantasy suspense drama Memories of the Alhambra. The series is one of the highest-rated Korean dramas in cable television history.
  • In 2019, he appeared in the romance drama Crash Landing on You as a North Korean army captain. The drama was a huge success and is the third-highest-rated Korean drama in cable television history.
  • In 2020, he is set to star as a NIS agent in the thriller film The Point Men, directed by Yim Soon-rye.
  • His upcoming film projects are Confidential Assignment 2 and Harbin which is currently in the filming process.

Hyun Bin Wife

Hyun Bin was happily married to Son Ye-jin. The couple first met at the shoot of The Negotiation in 2018. Since then, they started seeing on public spots together and the rumors of their dating began to spread like fire. Finally, their affairs were confirmed by their respective agencies in 2021. After a year, they exchanged their wedding vows in a private ceremony in March 2022. Currently, the couple lives happily with each other.

Previously, he was linked with several celebrities like Hwang Ji-Hyun (2006-07), Song Hye-Kyo (2008-11), and Kang So-ra (2016-17).

Hyun Bin Net Worth

Hyun Bin has been engaged in the entertainment industry since 2003. During his career, he has appeared in several films and TV series. Thus, he probably earned an impressive amount of money throughout his career. Based on some online sites, his current estimated net worth is said to be $10 million. However, his salary and other financial details are yet to be disclosed.

Further, he has endorsed various brands such as:

  • Rogatis
  • Samsung
  • Mediheal
  • Kia
  • CF Freshian
  • Omega SA
  • Magic
  • Lexus

Hyun Bin Height, Weight

Hyun Bin has a slim body with a height of 6 feet 2 inches and he weighs around 74 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is dark brown. Further, his body measures around 44-34-38 inches, and his biceps size is 16 inches. He used 11 (UK) shoe sizes.

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