In September 1996, Kim got married to Chan jin Lee. Chan jin Lee is one of the reputed computer scientist in South Korea and he is also a great businessman. This is her only love affairs and from this married life she has been mother twice.
Kim's modeling career began on a fluke. She was discovered by an agent when she was attending Hyehwa Girls' High School and then she appeared as the model in the commercial in 1978. She made her acting debut in 1983 and that was in the movie, The First Day of the Twentieth Year. Besides acting, she is also the owner of a parking lot in Chungdam dong whose current net worth is 22 million US dollar. The actual figure about her salary is unknown.