Kim Ho-jin

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Kim Ho-jin
LG Dios Built-In Cooking Class with Kim Ho-Jin.jpg
Born (1970-05-05) May 5, 1970 (age 49)
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts - Film,
Sejong Cyber University - Finance and Insurance,
Chung-Ang University Graduate School of Performing Arts and Media - Master's degree in Film Studies[1]
Years active1990-present
Spouse(s)Kim Ji-ho (m. 2001)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Ho-jin
McCune–ReischauerKim Ho-chin

Kim Ho-jin (born May 5, 1970) is a South Korean actor and food show host.[2] Kim has played leading roles in the television dramas Tender Hearts (2001), Sunshine Hunting (2002), Yellow Handkerchief (2003), New Wise Mother, Good Wife (also known as Modern Housewives, 2007), Two Wives (2009), Can't Live Without You (2012), and Everybody Say Kimchi (2014).[3][4][5]

He married actress Kim Ji-ho on December 11, 2001 at the Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel. Their daughter was born on April 8, 2004. The couple met while shooting More Than Love in 2000.[6]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1991 맥랑시대 KBS1
1993 Hope KBS2
Never on Sunday KBS2
Good Morning Yeong-dong KBS2
당신이 그리워질때 KBS1
1994 Police Bae Do-hyeop KBS2
1995 Love and Marriage Park Young-min MBC
LA Arirang SBS
Men of the Bath House Kim Min-ki KBS2
1997 Spring Day Jang Dae-soo KBS2
The Reason I Live Kim Kwang-pal MBC
Star KBS2
Because I Love You Joon-ho SBS
1998 Love Is All I Know MBC
Forever Yours Jang Min-hyuk MBC
Romance Lee Hyun-se SBS
1999 Waves Park Young-no SBS
2000 TV Novel: Dandelion Song Gil-nam KBS1
More Than Love Kim Dong-hee MBC
Ajumma Kang Soo-hwan MBC
2001 Tender Hearts Han Dong-wook KBS1
2002 Sunshine Hunting Kang Dong-wook KBS2
Rustic Period Kim Tae-seo SBS
2003 Yellow Handkerchief Lee Sang-min KBS1
2004 Little Women Park Seon-woo SBS
2006 Seoul 1945 Lee Dong-woo KBS1
2007 New Wise Mother, Good Wife Heo Myung-pil MBC
2008 Things We Do That We Know We Will Regret Man (episode 2: "One Day and
Again Another Day")
2009 Empress Cheonchu Wang Wook/Prince Gyeongju KBS2
Two Wives Kang Chul-soo SBS
2011 Garden of Heaven Kang Tae-sub Channel A
2012 Can't Live Without You Hyun Tae MBC
2014 Everybody Say Kimchi Shin Tae-kyung MBC
2015 My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol Geum Hyung-sik MBC
2017 The Emperor: Owner of the Mask MBC
The King in Love Wang Young MBC


Year Title Role
1990 Madame Aema 4
1991 Madame Aema 5
1994 The Story of Two Women
Love on a Rainy Day Wang Beom-soo
1997 Mister Condom Sung-ho
2014 Venus Talk Gu Dong-wook

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2007 Kim Ho-jin's Cook and Talk MBC Every 1 Host
Find! Delicious TV MBC Host
2008 Tokyo Wine Diary O'live TV
2009 Body, Ruled by Food KBS1 Host
Kim Ho-jin's Lunch Box O'live TV
2011 Tasty Road 2 O'live TV Host
2012 Olive Show O'live TV Jury member
Kitchen Fighter O'live TV Jury member
2013 K-Food World Festival: Tasty Challenge MBC Host

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1994 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Won
2001 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor Tender Hearts Won
2003 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Yellow Handkerchief Won
2008 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama Things We Do That We Know We Will Regret Nominated
2009 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Two Wives Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Shin Ae Empress Cheonchu Nominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Can't Live Without You Nominated
2014 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Everybody Say Kimchi Nominated


  1. ^ Kim was also an assistant professor of Broadcasting and Entertainment at Doowon Technical University College in 2013.
  2. ^ "Actor Kim Ho-jin Takes Leading Role as Culinary Wizard". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  3. ^ "Kim Ho-jin and Kang Seong-yeon, cast in MBC Shin Hyun Mo Yang Cheo (New Wise Mother, Good Wife)". Broasia via Hancinema. 4 May 2007. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  4. ^ Oh, Jean (4 May 2009). "Single mothers and baseball coming to small screen". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  5. ^ "Everybody, Kimchi! All Star Cast Morning Drama". MBC Global Media. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  6. ^ "Kim Ho-jin, Kim Ji-ho to Publish Travel Guide Book". KBS Global. 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2014-11-10.

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