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Kim Seon Ho (Kim Seonho)

Actor Kim Seon Ho (Kim Seonho) Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI

Kim Seonho Profile

  • Birth Name: 김선호 (Kim Seonho)
  • Stage Name: Kim Seonho
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1986.05.08
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
  • Height: 183 cm (6’00″)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: Salt Entertainment
  • Debut: 2009
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, VLive, TikTok, Fancafe

Kim Seonho Facts & TMI

  • Kim Seon Ho was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • He is an only child.
  • Kim Seon Ho is a Catholic, his baptismal name is Daniel.
  • Kim Son Ho’s parents almost named him Ho Seon, but decided to name him Seon Ho because Ho Seon sounds too feminine for a boy.
  • He joined his current agency Salt Entertainment in September 2018.
  • He debuted as a musical and drama actor through a drama production called ‘New Boing Boing’.
  • In 2017 he made his on-screen debut as a supporting actor in KBS2 hit drama ‘Good Manager’.
  • Kim Seonho landed his first lead role in the drama “Two Cops” in 2017 portraying the second male lead Gong Soo Chang.
  • He has completed his mandatory military service as an army trainer at Nonsan Training Center.
  • When he was a child, thieves broke into his house and stabbed his mother with a knife while she was hiding under a bed. Due to the trauma experienced from the incident, he would feel uncomfortable whenever someone stood behind him and would have breathing difficulty whenever he went to a crowded place.
  • Due to the trauma, he became a very introverted student when he was a kid.
  • He started acting when he was in the 3rd grade of high school. Through acting, he overcame his trauma and his personality also changed.
  • He was a very popular musical/ drama actor.
  • He was originally casted as Won Gieok character for ‘Good Manager’ but the director changed his role to Seon Sangtae at the last minute.
  • He mentioned ‘Confession’ by Yim Jaebeom as his favorite song to sing at karaoke.
  • He’s good at voice impersonating Kim Jongmin.
  • He promised that he would dance to ‘Growl’ by EXO if ‘100 Days My Prince’ achieved high viewership, and he eventually realized the promise because ‘100 Days My Prince’ became one of the most popular dramas in 2018.
  • His favorite movies are ‘You Are My Sunshine’, ‘A Taxi Driver’, and ‘If Only’.
  • He doesn’t smoke.
  • He doesn’t like drinking alcohol.
  • He has low alcohol tolerance, he can only drink up to a bottle of soju.
  • His favorite food is tteokbokki
  • He’s Iron Man otaku.
  • His favorite color is blue.
  • Since November 2019, he became the fixed member of the variety show ‘2 Days & 1 Night’.
  • He cried for a total of 3 hours for the crying scene with Dalmi’s grandma.
  • He enjoys small talks.
  • He loves walking, he can walk for hours to organize his thoughts.
  • He has a habit of brushing his bangs.
  • He thinks that he is an ISFP.
  • Kim Seonho has very apparent dimples on both cheeks (the dimple on his right cheek is said to be 2.2 cm long!)
  • His palm size is 19.8 cm.
  • He has very big feet, his shoe size is 285~290 mm.
  • His eyesight is 1.0 and 1.2.
  • He has never starred in any SBS drama.
  • He rode a plane for the first time when he was 32 years old.
  • He graduated from the Seoul Institute of the Arts (Broadcasting Department).
  • He was Class of 2005 Broadcasting Department  Seoul Institute of the Arts. Kim Seon Ho was a classmate of actor Lee Si Eon and one year senior to actor Jung Il Woo.
  • It is said that Kim Seon Ho was close to actor Jung Il Woo.
  • Kim Seon Ho belongs to Haeum Kim’s clan.
  • He loves drawing, in 2018 he started taking painting classes.
  • He also likes hanging out at internet cafes, reading comic books, and watching movies.
  • When it comes to watching movies, he doesn’t have a favorite genre nor director. He once mentioned the movie ‘Miracle’ as one of his favorite movie.
  • He joined the theater club during his college days.
  • He said that he doesn’t get stressed easily.
  • During his college days, he got his first acting role as a coffee shop part-timer.
  • He loves traveling and hiking, especially at Mount Bukhan.
  • He said that the saddest movie he watched was ‘You Are My Sunshine’.
  • The biggest lie he ever told was “I like you”.
  • His favorite month is December.
  • His favorite Chinese food is Jjajangmyeon.
  • He used to believe in Santa until he saw his father dressing up as one when he was in the second grade of elementary school.
  • He became the host for ‘MBC Gayo Daejejeon 2020’.
  • He sings and co-writes a song titled ‘The Reason is You‘ (너는 나의 이유) by Epitone Project, where he also starred the MV.
  • Kim Seon Ho has two moles on his left cheek and one on his lower left eyelid.
  • He shared that he had erased the moles on his cheeks, but it came back.
  • In 2021, Kim Seon Ho ranked 31st on Forbes Korea Power Celebrity 40 List.
  • During a promotional interview for ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha‘ he mentioned Laboum’s ‘Journey to Atlantis’ as a song he enjoyed the most.
  • On October 17th, 2021, Kim Seon Ho’s ex-girlfriend Choi Young Ah uploaded a post in Nate Pann claiming that the actor coerced abortion towards her. Two days later, Kim Seon Ho released an apology letter without further explanation. The allegations were found to be false after Dispatch released a series of exclusive reports containing Kakaotalk conversation between Kim Seon Ho and Choi Young Ah. From Dispatch’s reports, it was revealed that the abortion was done with consent from both parties.
  • The scandal did tarnish Kim Seon Ho’s image and caused several brands to remove Kim Seon Ho’s image from their website and social media. But after Dispatch’s revelation, the public’s sentiment reversed as it was later found that the ex-girlfriend’s accusations were mostly false.
  • From October 28, brands that removed Kim Seon Ho’s photos on their SNS started to put them back on their website and SNS starting from Miima Mask, Everwhite, 11st Korea, Canon Korea, Edition Sensibility, and Nau Korea.

Movie

‘Sad Tropical’ (TBA)

TV Series

‘Good Manager’ as Seon Sangtae (KBS2/ 2017)
‘Strongest Deliveryman’ as Oh Jingyu (KBS2/ 2017)
‘Two Cops’ as Gong Soochang (MBC/ 2017-2018)
‘Your House Helper’ as Yongjoon (KBS2/ 2018/ Cameo, episode 2)
‘100 Days My Prince’ as Jung Jeyoon (tvN/ 2018)
‘Feel Good to Die’ as Interviewer (cameo, episode 4) (KBS2/ 2018)
‘Welcome to Waikiki 2’ as Cha Woosik (JTBC/ 2019)
‘Catch The Ghost’ as Ko Jiseok (tvN/ 2019)
‘Find Me in Your Memory’ as Seo Gwangjin (cameo, episode 1) (MBC/ 2020)
Start-Up‘ as Han Jipyeong (tvN/ 2020)
‘Run On’ as Kim Sangho (cameo, episode 16) (jtbc/ 2021)
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha‘ as Hong Dusik (tvN/ 2021)

TV Movie

‘You Drive Me Crazy!’ as Kim Raewan (MBC/ 2018) 

Variety Show

‘Amazing Saturday – Doremi Market’ as Guest episode 80 (tvN/ 2019)
‘2 Days & 1 Night’ as Fixed Cast (season 4) (KBS2/ 2019-Present)
‘Amazing Saturday – Doremi Market’ as Guest episode 140 (tvN/ 2020)

OST

‘Waikiki (Actors Ver.)’ with Lee Yikyung, Shin Hyunsoo (Welcome to Waikiki 2 OST)

Music Video

‘Sleepless’ (Vocal by Younha) – Epitone Project (2020)
‘Reason’ (Vocal by Kim Seonho) – Epitone Project (2021)

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