Kim Jae-kyung in K-POP World Festival on October 10, 2013
December 24, 1988
Seoul, South Korea
|Relatives||Kim Jae-hyun (brother)|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Jae-gyeong|
Kim Jae-kyung (born December 24, 1988) is a South Korean actress and television personality. Before transitioning to acting full-time, she was a member and leader of the South Korean girl group Rainbow.
Jae-kyung was born in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea on December 24, 1988. She studied at Deungchon High School and Dongduk Women's University, where she majored in Fashion Design. She was a trainee at JYP Entertainment before switching to DSP Media. Her brother is N.Flying's Jaehyun.
While under DSP Media, in 2007 she was asked if she wanted to debut as a member of Kara. Jaekyung turned the offer down because she thought she would be happy with her Rainbow members. In 2007 Jaekyung was asked to join SM Entertainment, hinting at the possibility that she may have joined Girls' Generation. In 2008, she appeared in SS501's song "A Song Calling For You" music video before debuting as a Rainbow member.
Jae-kyung debuted as leader of girl group Rainbow. On November 12, 2009, Rainbow's released mini album "Gossip Girl". The group's first broadcast performance of "Gossip Girls" was held at MBC's music show Show! Music Core on November 14, 2009 .
Jaekyung, Woori, Seungah, and Hyunyoung debuted as Rainbow Blaxx, the second official sub-unit of Rainbow, was formed in 2014. The group released their first mini-album titled RB Blaxx on January 20, 2014.
In the year 2010, she became a cast member in the variety television show Honey Jar. In same year, She also became a cast member in the school variety show 100 Points Out of 100.
In December 2013, she was confirmed for tvN's new reality program, The Genius: Rule Breaker, with 12 other representative figures from different fields of work such as TV personalities, politicians, gamblers, and more. She was the second person eliminated.
In 2016, she became a host on Beauty Bible, alongside Jessica Jung.
|Year||Song Title||From Album||Duration||Artist|
|2010||I Love You, I Like You||Secret Agent Miss Oh OST||3:28||With Cho Hyun-young|
|2011||You and I||City Hunter OST||3:35||Solo|
|2014||Maybe||God's Quiz 4 OST||3:32||Solo|
|2015||Is It the Start?||Noble, My Love OST||3:35||With Sung Hoon|
|2010||Dae Mul||SBS||Herself (Rainbow)||Cameo on Episode 5|
|2012||Monster||JTBC||Na Yoo-mi||Leading role|
|2013||Reply 1994||tvN||Jun Ji-hyun||Cameo on Episode 18|
|God's Quiz Season 4||OCN||Im Tae-kyung||Leading role|
|Turning Point||MBC||Maeng Ran-young|
|My Lovely Girl||SBS||Radio DJ||Cameo on Episode 16|
|2016||Madame Antoine||JTBC||Jyoo Ni||Supporting role|
|2015||Noble, My Love||Cha Yoon-seo||Leading role|
|2010||Honey Jar||MBC||main cast|
|2010–2011||100 Points Out of 100||KBS2||main cast|
|2012||Law of the Jungle W||SBS||main cast|
|2013–2014||The Genius: Rule Breaker||tvN||contestant|
|2014||Running Man||SBS||guest on episode 179-180|
|2015||Get It Beauty||OnStyle||co-host|
|2015||Always Cantare 2||tvN||main cast|
|2016||Beauty Bible||KBS||co-host with Jessica Jung|
|2017||King of Mask Singer||MBC||Contestant as "A Monstrous Net" (Episode 101)|
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- Kim, Hyun-rok (29 July 2010). "'꿀단지' 미녀 3인방 '주목!'" (in Korean). starnews. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
- 레인보우 재경, 종편 드라마로 연기자 데뷔 (in Korean). Nate. March 14, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
- "Rainbow’s Kim Jae Kyung is all over pork belly after shooting Law of the Jungle W". Korea.com. 3 November 2012. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
- "Rainbow's Jaekyung shows her bare face on 'Laws of the Jungle W'". allkpop. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
- Kim, Ka-young (3 December 2013). "'더지니어스2' 재경 "출연진 보고 내 부족함 느껴…우뇌 사용할 것"" (in Korean). TV report. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
- Jeon, Su-mi (30 April 2014). "Super Junior's Donghae Says Ryu Deok Hwan was a Huge Help in Acting for God's Quiz 4". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
- Ghim, Sora (9 June 2015). "Will The Members Of ‘Always Cantare’ Season 2 Be Successful?". bntnews. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
- Kim, Ji-hae (20 December 2016). "레인보우 출신 김재경, 나무엑터스와 전속계약 ‘배우 전향’". TVDaily. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
- Yoon Joon-pil (March 5, 2017). "레인보우 김재경, '복면가왕'에 떴습니다…발레리나 2R 진출". TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved March 5, 2017.
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