Kim Da-mi

When it comes to entertainment these days, one cannot simply miss K-pop and K-dramas. The epitome of success, K-dramas have been a boom in the international market. Like so, Kim Dami, who stars in a South Korean drama, Itaewon Class, got the taste of K-wave herself.

For those who don’t know, she plays Jo Yi-Seo, a psycho and sociopath who does not care much about others. Don’t worry; she is far from that in real life.

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Kim Dami gave a terrific performance in The Witch and Itaewon Class.

Not only is she an actress but active as a model as well. Many netizens and fans were stunned by her tall stature and slender figure. So, just how tall is she in real life?

Since Dami is a rising South Korean actress, there is not much information about her. Here we have compiled all the necessary details about her. Make sure to read till the end.

Kim Dami: Quick Facts

Full Name Kim Da-mi (김다미)
Birth Date April 9, 1995
Age 25 years
Birth Place Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Ethnicity Asian
Education Incheon National University
Horoscope Aries
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings A brother
Height 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
Weight  51 kgs(112 lbs)
Build Slender
Profession Actress, Model
Active years 2017-present
Marital Status Single
Net Worth  $500k
Social Media Instagram

Who is Kim Dami?

Kim Dami, who rose to fame thanks to the hit K-drama, Itaewon Class, is a South Korean actress and model. She has been active in the entertainment world since the start of 2017. As of now, young Kim has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows.

How old is Kim Dami?- Age and Height

The show has been over for ages now, but we still can get over Kim Dami’s role in Itaewon Class. Unconventional yet powerful, Kim played her character perfectly to boots. No wonder many fans both in South Korea and internationally were flocking to know about her.

This stunning actress was born on April 9, 1995, which makes her 25 years old. Her star sign is Aries, and as it states, she is fierce, confident, and oozing with talent.

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Likewise, Kim Dami is also active as a model and stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm). Now, when the fans of the show found out about it, all were shocked. No one thought her to be so tall as in South Korea, girls over 170 cm are considered tall.

K-netizens could not stop but rave about it. Since all of her co-stars were also tall, where Park Seo Joon is 185 cm and Kwon Nara is 170 cm, many failed to notice her height. Here are some pictures to look at.

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Kim Dami is taller than she looks.

Similarly, Kim looks even taller, thanks to her slender figure. As someone who does modeling, young Dami knows how to present herself in front of a camera. She has a dark pair of eyes and fair skin and flaunts her long jet black hair.

Where did Kim Dami grow up? Childhood and Education

Unlike her professional, not much is revealed when it comes to Kim’s family. The young rising actress was born and raised in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. One of the two children, Dami, has a brother. The names of her parents and their whereabouts are missing from the public.

Likewise, Kim is South Korean by nationality, while her ethnicity happens to be Asian.

As for her education, Kim completed her basic high school in a local town. After that, she enrolled at the Incheon National University under the Department of Performing Arts.

Why Kim Dami rose to stardom from Itaewon Class?

There is not much detailed information about Kim Dami and her early career. But it is believed she entered acting after completing her education at the Incheon National University. Not to mention, she studied Performing Arts at the said university.

Nonetheless, Kim made her professional debut through the independent film titled 2017 Project With The Same Name. It was an omnibus feature film produced annually with the concept of ‘A Neighborhood, A Story of Two People.’ 

Likewise, Dami starred in an episode titled ‘Hello, My Hard Work,‘ in which the story revolves around a man and woman who just broke up. After that, she then appeared in the 2018 movie, Marionette as Yoon Min-Ah. Even as a high school student, she left a strong impression in this mystery packed thriller film.

But not as much as her lead role in The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion. Directed by Park Hoon-Jung, Dami was picked to play the protagonist Koo Ja-Yoon after beating 1,500 participants in an open audition. That alone tells us enough about Kim and her skills as an actress.

As predicted by the movie’s makers, Dami portrayed the character as wanted and even received a lot of critical acclaims for it. She showed not only strong performance with challenging fighting scenes but also won many awards that year.

Kim Dami won Best Actress awards at 22nd Fantasia International Film Festival; Best New Actress in 2nd The Seoul Awards, 39th Blue Dragon Film Awards, 18th Director’s Cut Awards, and some more. Her other titles that year include the Rising Star Award in 6th Marie Claire, Rookie Award in 18th Korea Youth Film Festival, and few others.

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Moreover, Dami also received Elle Next Icon in the 2nd Elle Style Awards. Thanks to the success of the movie, it is scheduled to have a prequel. After establishing her name in the industry, Dami then made her television debut from the series Itaewon Class.

With stellar casts like Park Seo Joon and Kwon Nara, the show aired in early 2020. Based on the webtoon of the same name, it already had promising fans. Furthermore, V from BTS sang the OST ‘Sweet Night‘ for the series as well.

For her memorable performance, Kim won the 56th Baeksang Arts for Best New Actress (TV).

Can Kim Dami speak English? Is she dating Park Seo Joon?

It is common for all fans and the public to take an interest in stars’ life. And it is no different when it comes to Kim Dami as well. Though she was revealed to be single and not dating anyone at the moment, fans could not help but talk about her affection for Park Seo Joon.

Park and Kim are two leads of the recent success, Itaewon Class. People witnessed not only the terrific actings of the actors but also their affection for each other. Because of their on-screen chemistry, viewers could not help but doubt if they were indeed acting or dating for real life.

Well, it seems the two are nothing but great actors. Along with their sweet moments, Dami’s short clip of speaking English has been buzzing on Twitter as well.

Net Worth and Income

It is evident what kind of an actress Kim Dami is for those who have watched ‘Itaewon Class’ and ‘The Witch. Not only is she attractive but insanely talented as well. Since her debut, Dami has left a strong impression not only with the viewers but directors also. Thanks to that, Kim has earned a net worth of $500k.

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Kim Dami for HIGH Cut Magazine

Along with her successful acting career, Dami also bags extra income from her modeling career. At the moment, the 25-year-old is under the management of ANDMARQ. Similarly, Kim graced the cover of magazines like ELLE and GQ after the success of Itaewon Class.

Social Media Presence

Instagram–  2.1 million Followers


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