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Kim Go Eun (Kim Goeun)

Actress Kim Go Eun (Kim Goeun) Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI


Kim Go Eun Profile

  • Birth Name: 김고은 (Kim Go Eun)
  • Stage Name: Kim Go Eun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1991.07.02
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 167 cm (5’4)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Blood Type: B
  • Agency: BH Entertainment
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Fancafe

Kim Go Eun Facts & TMI

  • Kim Go Eun was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • Her family consists of mother, father, and an older brother (born 1990).
  • She is a Christian.
  • She graduated from the School of Acting, Korea National University of Arts, with a bachelor’s degree.
  • She debuted in 2011.
  • Because of her father’s business, her family moved to Beijing, China when she was 4 until the next 10 years.
  • Her family moved back to Korea when she was in the first grade of middle school.
  • Since her family resided in the countryside of Miyun, she had to attend a local school instead of an international school, therefore she can speak Chinese fluently.
  • Receiving influence from her father who is a movie enthusiast, she started preparing career as an actress.
  • At first, she wanted to be a movie crew or screenwriter instead of an actress. She made her mind to pursue an acting career after she received applause from the audience in stage performance.
  • Kim Go Eun debuted in 2011’s movie titled ‘Eungyo’.
  • With her portrayal of Han Eun Gyo in the movie ‘Eungyo’ she received the Best New Actress awards from Daejong Film Awards and Blue Dragon Awards.
  • She achieved mainstream success after starring in the hit drama ‘Goblin’ alongside Gong Yoo. Kim Go Eun became a Hallyu star thanks to ‘Goblin’ which recorded 20.5% peak viewership rating during its broadcast.
  • Kim Go Eun acted in two webtoon adaptation dramas: ‘Cheese in the Trap’ in 2016 and ‘Yumi’s Cells’.
  • She had modeled for more than 20 brands throughout her career.
  • She shared that she doesn’t get scared easily.
  • There are many opinions saying that she resembles actress Park So Dam.
  • She is one of the “members” of the famous “Class of 2010, Korea National University of Arts School of Acting” alongside Kim Sung Cheol, Lee Sang Yi, Park So Dam, Lee Yoo Young, and Ahn Eun Jin.
  • She is best friend with actress Ryu Hye Young.
  • She was in a relationship with actor Shin Ha Kyun who is 17 years older than her from June 2016 to February 2017.
  • She is also close to labelmates Lee Ji Ah, Chu Ja Hyun, and Han Hyo Joo.
  • She is quite good at singing.


‘A Muse’ aka ‘Eungyo’ as Han Eun Gyo (2012)
‘Yeong-a’ as Yeong-a (2012/ Short film)
‘Comfort’ as Eun Hye (2012/ Independent film)
‘Neverdie Butterfly’ as Moon Soo Yeon (2013/ Cameo appearance)
‘Monster’ as Bok Soon (2014)
‘Memories of the Sword’ as Seol Hee/ Hong Yi (2015)
‘Coin Locker Girl’ as Il Young (2015)
‘The Advocate: A Missing Body’ as Jin Sun Mi (2015)
‘Canola’ as Hye Ji (2016)
‘Sunset in My Hometown’ as Sun Mi (2018)
‘Tune in for Love’ as Kim Mi Soo (2019)
‘Hit-and-Run Squad’ as Min Jae’s acquaintance (2019/ Cameo appearance)
‘Untact’ as Soo Jin (2020/ Short film)
‘Hero’ as Seol Hee (TBA)

TV Series

‘Cheese in the Trap’ as Hong Seol (tvN/ 2016)
‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God’ as Ji Eun Tak (tvN/ 2016–2017)
‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ as Jung Tae Eul/ Luna (SBS/ 2020)
‘Yumi’s Cells’ as Yumi (tvN/ 2021)

Variety Show

‘SBS Movieworld’ (SBS/ 2014)
‘JTBC Newsroom’ (JTBC/ 2015/ as guest)
‘Happy Together Season 3’ (2016/ as guest)
‘Your Song’ (JTBC/ 2019/ as guest)
‘Happy Together Season 4’ (2019/ as guest)
‘Begin Again 3’ (2019/ as guest)
‘Chuljang 15-ya’ (2021/ as guest)
‘Sea of Hope’ (2021/ as ocean guide)


‘Come with Me Girl’ by Jung Yup (2015)


‘Sun, Moon, Stars, and Us’ by Shin Seung Hun ft. Kim Go Eun (2015)
‘Attraction’ by Tearliner ft. Kim Go Eun (Cheese in the Trap OST/ 2016)
‘Hero’ by Park Jung Min ft. Kim Go Eun & Yankee (Sunset in My Hometown OST/ 2019)

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