5 Fun Facts About Birthday Boy Kim Woo Bin

Happy birthday to Kim Woo Bin, who turns 25 on July 16! From his days as a model until now, Kim Woo Bin has been steadily gaining popularity and is now one of the hottest young actors in Korea! Bet you didn’t know these five fun facts about the birthday boy!


He Didn’t Want to Be Known as the ‘Other’ Kim Hyun Joong

Kim Woo Bin originally debuted with the name Kim Hyun Joong, but he changed his stage name to Kim Woo Bin at the end of 2011 before filming “Vampire Idol,” probably to avoid being confused with the other famous Kim Hyun Joong of “Playful Kiss” and “Inspiring Generation.”

He and Lee Min Ho Go Way Back

Kim Woo Bin had a cameo alongside Lee Min Ho in Sandara Park’s 2009 music video “Kiss.” Then the two paired up again in 2013, this time as co-stars in the drama “Heirs,” where Woo Bin made his mark as the rich bad boy Choi Young Do.



He Can Sing!

Kim Woo Bin has said that he’s not a good singer, but we would disagree. Check out his rendition of “I Didn’t Know That Time” at a Shanghai fan meeting to see what we mean!



He and Rain Traveled to Australia Together

Kim Woo Bin and Rain appeared together in a special episode of “Running Man” in Australia. They looked adorable while competing in kangaroo costumes!



He and Lee Jong Suk Have a Special Bond

The “bromance” between Kim Woo Bin and Lee Jong Suk on- and off-screen is famous among fans. To really appreciate their on-screen chemistry, you should watch “School 2013.” But if you want a quick taste of their off-screen camaraderie, check them out in this speed eating contest!



Congratulations to Kim Woo Bin on another successful year in his young career, and best wishes for the rest of 2014! Which of these facts was most surprising to you? Let us know in the comments!


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