Kim Hyun Joong (김현중) is a South Korean male singer, actor and leader of Korea boyband SS501. Kim Hyun Joong is the leader and the oldest of the boy band.
Hyun Joong joined the cast of MBC variety reality show We Got Married on May 11, 2008, with Hwang Bo, who is 6 years his senior. They achieved high popularity acting as a newlywed couple
Kim Hyun Joong received a huge of popularity while plays as Yoon Ji Hoo in Korea hit drama series "Boys Before Flowers". With Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong turns into a very popular idol especially in Asia Country like Taiwan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Kim Hyun Joong Profile :
Name: 김현중 / Kim Hyun Joong (Gim Hyeon Jung)
Profession Actor, singer
Birth date: 1986-June-6
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Blood type: B
Star sign: Gemini
Education : Kyonggi University (Graduated from Hanyang High School, Seoul)
Talents: Playing the guitar, piano, dancing
Motto: Life is what you make with one chance
Idol : Lee Hyori
Dream girl : straightforward, like friend
Own body part that like most : eyes
In 2008 starred in MBC variety show, “We got married”; 2009 Korean Drama Boys Over Flowers (South Korean version of “Meteor Garden”), which of Yoon Ji-Hoo
Kim Hyun Joong Career.
Kim debuted as the leader of SS501 in 2005. In addition to their musical activities, SS501 participated in two reality shows — Thank You For Waking Us Up (2005) and Thank You For Raising Us (2006) — that profiled the group's life together. They also appeared in MNet's Idol World in 2007, which showed SS501 doing various missions in Japan.
He joined the cast of MBC variety reality show We Got Married on May 11, 2008, with Hwang Bo, who is 6 years his senior. They achieved high popularity acting as a newlywed couple. Due to his appearance on We Got Married, he was cast in the Korean version of Boys Over Flowers (TV Series)/Hana Yori Dango as one of the members of the famous F4. Known as the "Lettuce Couple", Kim and Hwang Bo went on to win MBC's Best Couple Award. The couple made their official exit from We Got Married on December 14, 2008 due to scheduling conflicts presented by Boys Over Flowers.
In the hit drama series, Boys Over Flowers, he plays Yoon Ji Hoo (Hanazawa Rui, in Hana Yori Dango). The series was a huge media and ratings sensation in Korea during its run from January to March 2009, garnering a huge amount of popularity for the entertainer.
Along with his bandmates, Kim is preparing SS501's new Korean album. The group will kick off their Asia concert in mid-August 2009.
Kim Hyun Joong was recently rated on Section TV as the hottest in Korea.
Kim Hyun Joong and swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)
SS501 leader and Boys Over Flowers star, Kim Hyun Joong, has been diagnosed with swine flu. The singer turned actor was in Japan to promote his hit drama series over the weekend, from 5 – 6th September. During the promotion, he had shown signs of a fever and a headache, which caused him to miss his activities on the 6th.
A representative from DSP Media gave a formal statement saying, “Scheduled for a flight, at 12pm on the 7th of September, he had passed through immigration without any problems but later in the afternoon, due to a sudden change to his health, he was taken to the emergency room.”
While in the ER, it was diagnosed that the star has swine flu, and the representative says that the star is being treated but has to remain under further observation to make any other report, thus causing him to remain in Japan. Kim Hyun Joong’s manager has been sent to the hospital to check on the matter and will inform the public with more details when available.
He has now recovered from H1N1 and was out of the hospital on September 15, 2009.
Kim Hyun Joong Filmography :
Boys Over Flowers (KBS2, 2009) Yoon Ji Hoo
Nonstop 5 (Episode 208, MBC, 2005)
Can Love Be Refilled? Sitcom (KBS2, 2005)
Kim Hyun Joong Awards :
Most Popular Icon for Style Icon Awards 2009 (November 11, 2009)
Best Actor for Seoul's International Drama Awards (September 11, 2009)
Popularity Award for Television on KBS2's Boys Over Flowers (The 45th PaekSang Arts Awards, February 2009)
Best Couple Award on MBC's We Got Married with Hwang Bo (MBC Awards, December 28, 2008)
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