It is quite common for people to fall for the second lead character in the drama, sometimes even more than the main leads. Kim Seon Ho has been garnering a lot of attention worldwide for his Star-Up performance, and fans are all for it.
Born and raised in South Korea, Seon ho is a dashing young actor who has been active in the industry for almost a decade. Despite that, it is disheartening that he is only getting recognition now, but it is better than never.
Through his stellar performance as Han Ji-pyeong in Start-Up, Seon ho’s career has taken a turn for good. Now, more and more fans are flocking to know about this mysterious yet equally talented actor.
We bet even you folks are curious about him. There is no one who has watched the show, is not smitten by him. Today, we will talk more about Seon ho in detail.
Kim Seon Ho: Quick Facts
|Kim Seon-ho (김선호)
|May 8, 1986
|37 years old
|Seoul, South Korea
|Seoul Institute of the Arts
|An only child
|6 feet (183 cm)
|72 kgs(159 lbs)
|$1- $5 million
Who is Kim Seon Ho?
Kim Seon Ho is a young and dashing young South Korean actor who has been buzzing the internet with the Netflix series, Start-Up. Aside from his insanely good looks, Seon ho has somewhat upstaged his co-stars, Bae Suzy and Nam Joo-hyuk.
Thanks to it, his other works like Two Cops, 100 Days My Prince, Welcome to Waikiki 2 are getting more attention.
How old is Kim Seon Ho?- Age and Height
For someone who has been in the entertainment industry for almost a decade, it is no surprise that Seon Ho is gaining attention. Aside from his stellar acting skills, Kim Seon Ho is also buzzing the media for his dashing looks.
Likewise, the actor stands at 6 feet(183 cm) and has maintained his athletic body weighing 72 kgs(159 lbs). Please don’t fall for his dimpled smile and innocent looks as he has a toned physique, contradicting his appearance.
Looking at him, many might be shocked, but this actor is already in his 30s. Kim Seon ho was born on May 8, 1986, which means he is 37 years old. As Taurus, he possesses traits like hard-working, compassion, and stubbornness to succeed.
Where was Kim Seon Ho born? Family and Education
In recent years, the South Korean entertainment world has taken the world by storm. From K-pop to K-dramas, many have been flocking and enjoying more of these Asian shows. Likewise, Kim Seon Ho is the rising actor who has charmed his way to the hearts of these K-fans.
Actor Kim Seon Ho(김선호) was born in the city of Seoul, South Korea. He has not revealed much information about his family, which includes details.
As for his education, Kim went to the Seoul Institute of the Arts and completed his education. Also, he is South Korean by nationality, while his ethnicity is Asian.
Kim Seon Ho Once Kneeled In Front of His Girlfriend
Since the rise of Start-Up, all its stars, and Kim Seon Ho, specifically, his stardom has catapulted at an exponential level. With this, Seon ho’s fans have got bigger as well; you can just see the number of his Instagram followers as proof.
With so many fans fawning over him, a question comes, is Kim Soen Ho single? or dating someone? Well, it seems the rising actor is single at the moment. But in this famous actor used to date someone but broke up during his mandatory service.
K-dramas fans may be aware, but for those who don’t know, South Korean male citizens have mandatory military service, which lasts for two years. Since no celebrities are exempt, Kim Seon Ho too had to complete his service.
In a 2016 interview with SBS PowerFM, the young actor opened up about his past relationship. The actor revealed that his girlfriend of three years broke up with him during Kim Seon Ho’s enlistment. Shockingly, the deed happened in a text message as he shared,
“When I was in the military, I had a girlfriend who I had been dating for over three years. She broke up with me via text. She simply wrote, ‘Sorry, oppa.”‘
Despite that, Kim still went to his girlfriend’s house on his day off, hoping to patch things up. Sadly, she did not meet or talk with him. After much effort, he met her and literally begged her to take him back.
“I don’t know what got into me, but I just went on my knees then. I begged her not to leave me, i went down four floors with my knees down.”
Now, years later, Kim Seon Ho thinks he was too desperate for her love and believes it happened as he was in the military. “It was probably because I was in the military.”
Some Favorite Things of Kim Seon Ho
- Hobbies: Walking
- Food: Tteokbokki (South Korean rice cakes)
- Color: Blue
- Month: December
- Chinese Dish: Jajangmyeon
- Act of Affection: Kissing and Holding Hands
Kim Seon Ho: Start-Up
Netflix series, Start-Up gain many appreciations. Portraying Kim Seon Ho, this Netflix series was able to get the attention of many youngsters.
Along with the success of the series Start-Up, Kim Seon Ho’s followers on his SNS account increased exponentially at the highest level. This was the point when his fans gave him a name nickname “Soseono” for working continuously like a cow.
Also, he was being compared to a flower in full bloom. However, he doesn’t like to be compared with a flower that wilts after it has bloomed once. He likes to gain trust through his acting.
Net Worth and Income
As an actor, Kim Seon Ho is finally making a splash in the entertainment world. Thanks to his role in the Netflix series, Start-Up, Kim has been getting a lot of attention. As of now, Seon Ho has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 to $5 million.
Since he just gets started in the industry, we are sure his net worth and wealth will improve. Not to mention, the actor will star in more prominent roles and promising projects.
Kim Seon Ho Debuted In A Minor Role
Aspiring to be an actor, Kim Seon Ho started his acting career after his graduation in 2009. The young actor made his debut from the theatres titled New Boeing Boeing followed by Rooftop Cat, Sherlock, and more.
In 2013, he starred in a theatre production called ‘Things That I Couldn’t Say for 7 years. Kim continued the role throughout the role.
Likewise, until 2017, Kim Seon Ho continued working in theatres. Some of his early works include Purpose of Love, True West, Hoy! Style Magazine Show, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Rooftop Cat, Closer, and True West Returns.
Also, his recent theatre works include Voice of Millennium, Memory in a dream, and more. Then in 2017, Kim made his television debut from the KBS2 office drama, Good Manager.
Following that, he landed a role in the KBS2 romance comedy-drama, Strongest Deliveryman. 2017 proved to be a successful year for Kim as he starred in the drama, Two Cops. For his performance as Kong Soo-chang, the actor received much acclaim and fame. Not to mention, he even earned two awards at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards.
Similarly, in 2018, Seon Ho starred in his first lead role for the MBC drama special ‘You Drive Me Crazy’ right alongside Lee Yoo-young. Then he acted in one of the highest-rated dramas in Korean Cable Television history called 100 Days My Prince.
Following his success, Kim has appeared in more prominent roles. Some of his acclaimed works include Feel Good to Die, Welcome to Waikiki 2, Catch the Ghost, Find Me Your Memory, and more.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 3million Followers