Kim Tae Hee Biography

Updated On Jul 24, 2019 Published On Dec 15, 2015
Facts of Kim Tae Hee
Date of Birth: 1980 , March-29
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Kim Tae-hee
Nationality South Korean
Profession Actress
Net Worth $16 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 49 kg
Boyfriend Yong Pal
Married Not Yet
Education Seoul National University (1999)
Awards SBS Drama Awards
Movies Grand Prix
TV Show Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love
Siblings Lee Wan, Kim Hee Won
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“Most beautiful woman” declared by the nation’s media, Kim Tae Hee is a renowned South Korean actress. She is popular for portraying her role in drama such as Stairway to Heaven, Love Story in Harvard, Iris, My Princess and many more.

Early life and Education

She was born in Busan, South Korea on March 29, 1980. They are five members in her family consists of her parents and one younger brother and one older sister. Her brother is also an actor.

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Her family moved to Ulsan when she was a child and she was raised there. Her religion is Catholicism.

Education

She is a very hardworking and talented girl from her school days. She graduated from the most prestigious University of South Korea that is Seoul National University.

She earned a bachelor degree with a major in fashion design. While she was in University, she became the president of the Seoul National University Women’s Ski Club.

Personal life 

She is not married but she has in relationship to Jung Ji-hoon better known by his stage name Rain. He is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer.

They began dating for a long time but their relationship was only confirmed on 2 January 2013. Since that time they both are together and there is rumor also soon they are getting married to each other.

Besides this, there is no information about her boyfriend and affairs.

Career and net worth

She began her career in acting while she was in University. Kim Tae Hee made her career debut with the 2001 film Last Present.

Apart from those, Kim is also best known for acting in Korean dramas like Stairway to Heaven, Iris, Love Story in Harvard, starring Kim Rae-won, Yong-pal, and My Princess.

Net worth

As an actress, the net worth is around 16 million dollars. Further, there are no details as to the salary she received from her contribution to the Korean dramas that she's been featured on.

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Born in Busan, South Korea

March 29 , 1980

Kim Tae Hee was born in Busan, South Korea on March 29, 1980. They are five members in her family consists of her parents and one younger brother and one older sister. Her brother is also an actor. Her family moved to Ulsan when she was a child and she was raised there. Her religion is Catholicism.

Moved to Seoul

1999

After completed her middle school education, Kim Tae Hee joined Ulsan Girls' High School in Ulsan, where she was raised. Then for her higher education she moved to Seoul from Ulsan that was year 1999. She was very bright student in her school days.

Graduated from Seoul National University

2005

Kim Tae Hee graduated from the most prestigious University of South Korea that is Seoul National University. She earned a bachelor degree with a major in fashion design. While she was in that University, she became the president of the Seoul National University Women’s Ski Club. 

Began dating Jung Ji-hoon

January 2 , 2013

Kim Tae Hee is not married but she has in relationship to Jung Ji-hoon better known by his stage name Rain. He is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer. They began dating from long time but their relationship was only confirmed on 2 January 2013. 

Won SBS Drama Award

2003

Kim Tae Hee won SBS Drama Award in 2003 and in 2004. She won that award in 2003 for New Star Award as her role in "Stairway to Heaven". In 2004, she won that award in two categories, Top 10 Stars and Netizen Popularity Award for "Love Story in Harvard".

Won 8th Korea Drama Awards

2015

Kim Tae Hee has been nominated for several prestigious awards till now and won several of them. In 2015, she won ‘8th Korea Drama Awards’ in the category of Top Excellence Award, Actress and that was for “Yong-pal”.

Debut as a Model

2000

In 2000, Kim Tae Hee was offered a modeling job by an advertising executive when he saw her in subway. She accepted that offer and began her modeling career as a model in the product "White". She was 21 years old at that time.

Debut in acting

2001

In 2001, Kim Tae Hee made her acting debut from the small role in "Last Present". She played a role of young Park Jung-yeon in that South Korean melodrama. She is very talented actress and her performance is outstanding.

Won 41st Paeksang Arts Awards

2005

Kim Tae Hee won “41st Paeksang Arts Awards” in 2005 for the role of Lee Soo-in and that was for South Korean television drama “Love Story in Harvard” in the category of Most Popular Actress. She also won “43rd Paeksang Arts Awards” in 2007 for “The Restless” in Most Popular Actress.