Kim Kwang Young


Kim Young-kwang(born January 11, 1987) is a South Korean actor and model. Kim began his career as model and has walked the runways of world-renowned designers such as Alexander McQueen , Vivienne Westwood and Etro . In 2008, he was the first Asian model to walk Dior Homme 's show.As an actor, Kim has starred in the filmsRunway Cop(2012) andHot Young Bloods(2014), as well as the television dramasPinocchio(2014),D-Day(2015),Sweet Stranger and Me(2016) andLookout(2017).

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 Kim Kwang Young's Life and career


Mainstream actingedit

on KBS2 made him known to audiences.


Pinocchio,which shot him to fame and earned him a SBS Drama Award as "New Star" for his role as Seo Beom-jo.

Dr. Ianwith Sandara Park .

with Soo Ae .The same year, he was cast in the fantasy comedy filmWonderful Ghostalongside Ma Dong-seok .

Your Wedding, which is set to premier in 2018.

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 Kim Kwang Young's Personal life

. They were given the nickname ofModel Avengersby their fans.

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 Kim Kwang Young's Filmography

Television series

2008 Worlds Within Young-woong KBS2
2009 Triple Jae-wook MBC
My Fair Lady Jung Woo-sung KBS2
2010 More Charming By the Day Lee Young-kwang MBC
2011 Jo Young-jae KBS2
Bachelor's Vegetable Store Lee Seul-woo Channel A
2012 Love Rain Han Tae-sung KBS2
Can We Get Married? Gong Ki-joong jTBC
2013 The Secret of Birth Park Soo-chang SBS
Good Doctor Han Jin-wook KBS2
2014 Kara: Secret Love Yoon Joon-moon Dramacube Item on the Bucket List")
Plus Nine Boys Kang Jin-gu tvN
Pinocchio Seo Beom-jo SBS
2015 Dr. Ian Mo Yi-an NaverTV Cast/
Web drama
D-Day Lee Hae-sung jTBC
2016 Gogh, The Starry Night Kang Tae-ho Sohu/ SBS Web drama
Sweet Stranger and Me Go Nan-Gil KBS2
2017 Lookout Jang Do-han MBC


2012 Runway Cop Han Seung-woo
2014 Hot Young Bloods Jo Gwang-sik
2018 Wonderful Ghost Tae-jin
2018 Your Wedding Woo-yeon

Reality and variety show

2016 Law of the Jungle: New CaledoniaSBSMain cast
2017 Boat Horn Clenched Fists from Episode 2
2018 Law of the Jungle: Antarctica

Music video

YearSong TitleArtist
2007 "My Heart Is Like That" Lee Seung-hwan
"Shout for Love" MC the Max
2008 "It's You" Shin Hye-sungandLyn
2009 "Why Are You Such a Nerd?" XXX
2011 "Don't Cry" Park Bom
2013 "You" Brown Eyed Soul
"Runaway" KARA

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 Kim Kwang Young's Discography

Soundtrack appearances

2016"Star Candy" Gogh, The Starry NightOST

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 Kim Kwang Young's Theater

2009 Beautiful Sunday Joon-seok

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 Kim Kwang Young's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2008 Korea Fashion Photographers Association Best New ModelN/AWon
2009 4th Asia Model Festival Awards Best Fashion ModelN/AWon
Korea Tourism Organization 한국을 빛낸 100명의 위인들N/AWon
Style Icon, Model categoryN/AWon
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Good DoctorNominated
2014 22nd Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards Best New Actor in a Film Hot Young BloodsWon
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award PinocchioWon
2015 KWeb Festival Best Actor Dr. IanWon
2016 30th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Sweet Stranger and MeNominated

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 Kim Kwang Young's References

  1. Kim, Jessica (21 April 2010). "[INTERVEW] Model/Actor Kim Young-Kwan". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  2. "Korea's First Man on the Haute Couture Stage". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 February 2008. 
  3. "Kim Young-kwang, a resident doctor in "Good Doctor"". Hancinema. 24 June 2013. 
  4. Hong, Grace Danbi (22 May 2012). "Flower Boy Models Crowd the Poster for Detective Cha". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  5. Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Jong-suk's New School-set Movie to Open This Month". 10Asia. Archived from the original on 29 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  6. "Choi Ro-woon, Yook Sung-jae, Kim Young-kwang, Oh Jung-se cast for tvN "Plus Nine Boys"". Hancinema. 8 June 2014. 
  7. "'Pinocchio' introduces four main characters". Kpop Herald. 28 October 2014. 
  8. "Model-Turned Actor Finally Emerges from Obscurity". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 February 2015. 
  9. "Kim Young-kwang to star in new medical TV drama". Kpop Herald. 22 May 2015. 
  10. Hong, Grace Danbi (22 May 2015). "Kim Young Kwang Confirmed for jTBC's New Disaster Medical Drama D-Day". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-05-28. 
  11. "Kim Young-kwang to star in Korea-Chinese drama with Sandra Park". Hancinema. 20 January 2015. 
  12. "Yuri, Kim Young-kwang confirmed to star in web drama". Kpop Herald. 29 March 2016. 
  13. "Cast announced for KBS2's newest drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 6 September 2016. 
  14. "'Sweet Stranger and Me,' a rom-com with suspense". Yonhap News Aegency. 20 October 2016. 
  15. "Don LEE to Play in WONDERFUL LIFE". Korean Film Biz Zone. 8 August 2016. 
  16. "Lee Si-young and Kim Young-kwang to star in "Lookout"". Hancinema. 7 March 2017. 
  17. "MBC 측 "김영광·이시영 '파수꾼' 출연 확정…5월 첫방"(공식입장)". 네이트뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-03-08. 
  18. "PARK Bo-young and KIM Young-kwang Commit to YOUR WEDDING". Korean Film Biz Zone. 6 October 2017. 
  19. "박보영X김영광, '너의 결혼식' 출연확정…첫사랑 공감로맨스". Pop Herald (in Korean). 21 September 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-25. 
  20. Hong, Grace Danbi (15 December 2013). "[Star of the Week] Kim Woo Bin's Past, Present and Future Best Friends". enewsWorld. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  21. "Lee Soo-hyuk wants to work with 'Avengers'". Kpop Herald. 2 February 2016. 
  22. Ahn Jin-yong (17 December 2013). "[단독] 김영광, 12일 조용히 입대…눈 맞으며 논산훈련소 입소". Sports Hankooki (in Korean). 
  23. Kwon, Mee-yoo (25 January 2011). "Eight chilling days of White Christmas". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 10 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  24. An, So-hyoun (29 May 2013). "Kim Young Kwang to Star in Kara's Secret Love Cinedrama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 
  25. "Kim Young-kwang to depart to Jungle to film the popular travel show". Hancinema. 18 May 2016. 
  26. "'Law of the Jungle' makes groundbreaking adventure in Antarctica". Yonhap News Agency. 12 April 2018. 
  27. Choi, Ji-eun (13 November 2009). "Style Icon Awards shines 2009 with edginess". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 

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