October 16, 1982 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Gim A-jung|
Kim A-joong (born October 16, 1982, in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean film, drama actress/model and a singer. She graduated from Dongduk Women's University and attended Korea University and the International Hotel Management Institute Switzerland. She is best known for playing the main character in the 2006 critically acclaimed romance comedy 200 Pounds Beauty.
Kim Ah-joong is a well-known Korean actress/model/singer who rose to stardom from her roles in numerous films and commercials. She is best known for her role as a large girl (Han-na) who undergoes cosmetic surgery makeover to become a pop sensation in the highly successful 2006 South Korean comedy movie 200 Pounds Beauty. For this role, she was awarded Best Actress in the 2007 Grand Bell Awards. She did her own singing in the movie, including "Beautiful Girl" in the opening credits music and the song "Maria".
In December 2012, Kim co-starred with Ji Sung in romantic comedy film My PS Partner as Yoon-jung. It is about a woman who in an attempt to spice up her five-year relationship, tries to have phone sex with her boyfriend but accidentally gets Hyun Seung on the line instead.
|2013||Steal My Heart||Yoon Jin-sook/Lee Sook-ja|
|2012||My PS Partner||Yoon-jung|
|2010||Foxy Festival||Soo-jung, cameo|
|2006||200 Pounds Beauty||Kang Han-na / Jenny|
|2005||When Romance Meets Destiny||Lee Kyung-jae|
|2011||Sign (SBS)||Go Da-kyung|
|2009||The Accidental Couple (KBS2)||Han Ji-soo|
|2008||On Air (SBS)||Ep. 1 cameo - award ceremony red carpet|
|2005||Bizarre Bunch (KBS1)||Kim Jong-nam|
|2005||Our Attitude to Prepare Parting (MBC)||Seo Hee-won|
|2004||Emperor of the Sea (KBS2)||Ha Jin|
- Shin Hye Sung - Same thought
- Youme - 여자라서 하지 못한 말
- "Ah-jung Kim - Awards". IMDb.
- Ho, Stewart (17 October 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong’s Release Movie Poster for Phone Sex Comedy". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
- Lee, Nancy (9 November 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong Dial Up for My PS Partner". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
- "Korean Actor(Actress) Kim Ah-Jung, Biography and Photos". Tour 2 Korea.
- Official site (Korean)
- KimAhJoong.net (unofficial fansite)
- Ah-jung Kim at the Internet Movie Database