KIM BUM'S PROFILE
Real Name : Kim Sang Bum (김상범)
Stage Name : Kim Bum (김범)
Profession : Actor, model, and singer
Birthplace : Seoul, South Korea
Birthdate : July 7, 1989
Star sign : Cancer
Height : 181cm
Weight : 63kg
Star sign : Cancer
Education : Jungang University (Movie and Theater Department)
Family : Younger sister, brother, and cousin/singer Jini
Hobby/Specialty : Singing, football, watch movie, rap, play Play Station “winning”, Good in geom-do & playing soccer
Favorite Food : Samkyeobsal
Favorite Color : Black
Favorite Number : 7
Favorite Musician : T (yoon mi-rae)
Favorite actor/actress : Hwang Jung-min
Talent agency : King Kong Entertainment
Debut : 2006 KBS Survival Star Audition
Kim Sang Bum (김상범) or people generally known as Kim Bum (김범) is South Korean Actor and Singer. Kim Bum was born in Seoul, South Korea on July 7, 1989. Kim Bum excelled in sports, especially playing football. He joined the school soccer team while in middle school and he was in striker positions. Kim Bum was idolized Cristiano Ronaldo. Since childhood, Kim Bum was happy to watch television, especially music and movies. He also often gives a critique of the movies he watched. Kim Bum first became interested in the entertainment world while in high school after attending the "Korean Film Award." Kim Bum saw up close, performers receive awards while also receiving adulation from their peers and the audience. This captivated Kim Bum and drew him into the acting world.
In the process of pursuing his acting dream. In 2006, Kim Bum joined the "Survival Star Audition", and was placed 8th out of hundreds of contestants, but because he was only 17, he could not proceed in the competition, since the program was aimed at actors in their 20's. "Survival Star Audition" opened many opportunities for Kim Bum. He received multiple television series roles and his popularity soared. Kim Bum made his acting debut in the MBC drama series "The Daring Sisters" as Jung Hyun Joon.
Kim Bum most famously showed his acting skills as the young Lee Dong Chul in "East of Eden". In 2006, Kim Bum was cast in television drama MBC Unstoppable High Kick / High Kick! as himself. Through this drama, Kim Bum became close friends with Korean Actor Jung Il Woo. In 2008, Kim Bum name widely known after playing the character of So Yi Jung is member of the F4 in Television Drama Boys Before Flowers. The television series make Kim Bum became immensely popular throughout Asia.