Hyun Bin Biography


Hyun Bin is a South Korean actor. He has confirmed his affair with the actress, Son Ye-jin.

More about the relationship

Hyun Bin is in a relationship. He has confirmed his affair with the actress, Son Ye-jin. They are also famous as the “Riri couple.”

They were reel life couple on the show, Memories of the Alhambra who have turned into real-life couples.

Previously, he dated actress Ji-Hyun Hwang from 2007 to 2008. After that, he was in a relationship with actress Hye-Kyo Song from 2010 to 2011.

After their breakup, he began dating actress Kang Sora. After dating for a year, they broke up in Dec 2017.

Relationship Facts of Hyun Bin

  • Hyun Bin is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Hyun Bin?

Hyun Bin is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading role in the television drama My Name Is Kim Sam-soon, in which he played Hyun Jin-Heon.

He is also famous for his lead roles in The World That They Live In and Secret Garden.

Hyun Bin: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity

Talking about his early life, Hyun Bin was born on 25 September 1982, in South Korea. His birth name is Tae Pyung Kim.

His father’s name is Kim Won-hong and his mother’s name is unknown. Bin has an older brother. He says that his father takes care of him and everything related to him.

Other than that, he has not revealed any information about his childhood life. Bin usually doesn’t talk about his private life in the media and in public.

His nationality is North Korean and he is of Korean ethnicity.


Bin completed his education at Seoul National University. After that, he attended Chung-Ang University and graduated with a degree in theater in 2004.

He then joined the Marines for his mandatory military service. In 2011, he participated in the ‘Seoul Reclamation Anniversary Marine Marathon Competition.

In 2013, he received the President’s award for saving 35 billion won within 17 years. Furthermore, in early 2016, he participated in an awareness campaign against animal cruelty.

Hyun Bin: Career, Profession

Hyun Bin began his acting career playing a small role in the 2003 Korean series Bodyguard. Also, he was featured in music videos.

He made his feature film debut playing the character Lee Min-Gyu in the 2004 movie Spin Kick. After that, he had roles in Nonstop 4 and Ireland in 2004.

He rose to fame with his supporting role as Hyun Jin-Heon in My Name Is Kim Sam-soon in 2005. For his role in the movie, he won two MBC Drama Awards.

He got his first big break as Kang Jae-Kyung in A Millionaire’s First Love (2006). For his portrayal in the movie, he won Baeksang Arts Awards for Most Popular Actor (Film).

In 2006, he starred as Han Tae-Woong/Han Deuk-gu in The Snow Queen.

However, the movie did not do well at the box office but for his role in the movie, he won three KBS Drama Awards in 2006.

After that, he had lead roles in Worlds Within, Friend, Our Legend, Secret Garden, and Hyde, Jekyll, Me.

He recently had roles in the movies Confidential Assignment and The Swindlers. Bin will appear as the lead character in the upcoming movie Negotiation and Outbreak in 2018.

Awards, Nominations

Bin has won several awards and honors in his career. He won the 2004 MBC Entertainment Awards for Special Award, TV Actor category for his role in Nonstop 4.

For his role in the TV series Ireland, he won an MBC Drama Awards for Best New Actor in 2004. His role in My Name Is Kim Sam-soon earned him three MBC Drama Awards in 2005.

For his role in the hit film A Millionaire’s First Love, he won the 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards-Most Popular Actor.

For his portrayal in The Snow Queen,  he won three KBS Drama Awards in 2006. His role in the TV drama Secret Garden earned him five SBS Drama Awards in different categories.

He has also been nominated for several awards in his career.

Hyun Bin: Salary, Net Worth

As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be $10 Million. He has an estimated net worth of 2 million dollars(2017).

His income is $90K per episode(2017).

Hyun Bin: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Rumors are that Hyun is currently in a relationship with actress Kang Sora. The rumor about their affair is breaking the internet at the present time.

Currently, there are no rumors regarding his professional life. He has not been in any controversy till now.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards his body measurements, Hyun Bin is 1.84 meters or 6 feet 1 inch tall.

His weight is 74 kg and other body measurements are unavailable. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black.

Social Media

Hyun Bin is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 1.1 million followers on Facebook, he has around 28.3k followers on Twitter, and more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram.

Interesting facts about Hyun Bin?

  • Dreamed of being a detective.
  • Began acting through his high school theatre club.
  • He convinced his parents to support his acting career.
  • Was scouted on the street.
  • Became famous in My Lovely Sam Soon.
  • Starred in Secret Garden.
  • Served in the military from 2011 to 2012.
  • Military served as a time to rediscover himself.
  • Has a serious case of Asian flush.
  • First acted with Son Ye Jin in The Negotiation.
  • Denied dating Son Ye Jin but fans pried on.


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How was Hyun Bin discovered?

  • He was first spotted on the street.

What is Hyun Bin's real name?

  • His birth name is Kim Tae-Pyung.

Did Hyun Bin serve in the military?

  • He has served marines.

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