Kim Eui-sung - Updated Jun 2024

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Kim Eui-sung

Kim Eui-sung is a well-known actor from South Korea. Moreover, Kim Eui-sung is known for his roles in movies like The Day a Pig Fell into the Well (1996), Office (2015), The Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s Tattoo (2015), and Train to Busan (2016); and television series W (2016), and Taxi Driver (2021).

Early Life

On the 17th of December 1965, Kim Eui-sung was born in South Korea. He has a zodiac sign of Sagittarius and holds a South Korean nationality. As of 2022, he is 57 years old and has a South Korean religion.

Concerning his ethical background, parents, siblings, and profession, nothing much is known about them. Moreover, we might assume that this actor might have been well-raised as a child by his parents.


Talking about his professional career, he finished his early education at a local school. Later, he completed his graduation at Seoul National University, South Korea. He took a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree there.

Kim Eui-sung – Net Worth 2023

Kim Eui-sung has a net worth of $5 million which he earned from his acting career. Moreover, his salary and income are still under review, and looking at his success and progress, his net worth might increase in the upcoming years.

Professional Career

In 1995, Kim Eui-sung made his debut appearance in the movie ‘Mom Has a Lover’ in an uncreditable role. Moreover, she portrayed the role of Hyo-stop in the 1996 movie ‘The Day a Pig Fell into the Well.’

Similarly, he appeared in uncreditable roles in the 1997 movies, ‘3 Pm Paradise,’ and ‘Barricade.’ Following that, he appeared in movies such as ‘The Day He Arrives’ (2011), ’26 Years’ (2012), ‘National Security’ (2012), ‘The Face Reader’ (2013), ‘Nobody’s Daughter Haewon’ (2013), ‘Big Match’ (2014), and ‘Hill of Freedom’ (2014) are his other movies appearances.

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Caption: Kim Eui-sung in the movie, Train to Busan (Source: Drama for Real)

In 2015, he made several movie appearances in movies such as Assassination, Minority Opinion, The Priests, Office, The Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, Twenty, The Deal, Love Guide for Dumpees, and Inside Men.

Moreover, his most recent movie appearances are ‘Extreme Job’ (2019), Trade Your Love (2019), The Book of Fish (2021), ‘Special Delivery’ (2022), My Candle (2022), and Alienoid (2022).

Television series

Besides acting on the big screen, he has also appeared in several television series. Six Flying Dragons (2015), W (2016), Memories of the Alhambra (2018), My Fellow Citizens! (2019), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Taxi Driver (2021-2023), WeCrashed (2022), and Under the Queen’s Umbrella (2022) are some other of his television appearances.

He is also working on Black Knight, which is an upcoming South-Korean streaming television series. Moreover, he has worked in the 2016 web series Be Positive portraying the role of Hwan-dong’s father.


Till now, this South Korean actor has earned a  total of five awards and three nominations. Moreover, in 2016, he earned the 2016 MBC Drama Award for Golden Acting Award, Actor in a Miniseries.

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Caption: Kim Eui-sung giving a speech after winning an award (Source: Pinkvilla)

That same year, he earned the 5th APAN Star Award for Acting Award, Actor, and the 25th Buil Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2017, he earned the 53rd Baeksang Arts Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Recently in 2021, he earned the SBS Drama Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series Genre/Fantasy Drama.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal, Kim seems to be single at the moment. However, in the past, the actor was married to Han Jeong Rim in 1999. Professionally, Han is a Film Score Composer.

However, the couple got divorced in 2010 and the reason behind the separation is unknown. Currently, the actor does not have links with any ladies and is mainly focused on his career.

Likewise, he is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment and keeps a safe distance from such things.

Body Measurements

The South Korean star stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 75 kg. Moreover, he has black hair with black eyes color and has a lean body type. Other than this, there is not much more information available related to his dress size, shoe size, and many others.

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Caption: Kim Eui-sung posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Kim Eui-sung – Social Media

On his Instagram ‘@lunatheboy’ there are over 77.7K followers. Other than this, the actor is not active on other social media platforms such as Twitter, and Facebook.