Kim Ah-joong Biography
Birthday: October 16, 1982 (Libra)
Born In: Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea
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.