Korean Actresses

Kim Go Eun Profile, Bio, & Facts

Kim Go Eun

Kim Go-eun (김고은) is a South Korean actress & model under BH Entertainment. She made her debut in 2012, starring in the movie “A Muse”.

Kim Go Eun Profile

Stage NameKim Go-Eun (김고은)
Birth NameKim Go-Eun (김고은)
BirthdayJuly 2, 1991
Active Years2012–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height170 cm (5’7″)
Weight50kg (110 lbs)
NationalitySouth Korean
Blood TypeB

Kim Go Eun Facts:

Early Life

– Kim Go Eun was born in Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun -gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– She went to Gwangju Ildong Middle School and later graduated from Kaywon Arts High School in the Department of Theater and Film.
– She moved to Beijing, China when she was 3, and lived there for 10 years.

Personal Life

– Her nicknames include Gon, Goni, and King Hunnyeo.
– Her hobbies are scuba diving, travelling, and playing acoustic guitar.
– She has an older sibling born in 1990.
– She owns a dog named Woli.
– Kim Go Eun studied at Korea National University of Arts Theater Institute in the Department of Acting but later dropped out.
– She used to date Shin Ha Kyun, an actor, who was 17 years older than her, despite the age difference it was rumored that they lived together.
– Her most iconic item is the J12 watch. (ELLE KOREA)
– Her most iconic line is “I’m the master of my life” from her drama Yumi’s Cells.
– Her mindset is to “Just focus on now!”.
– Her wish list that she needs to buy some things includes; Classic tweed and Chanel jacket in black.
– Her night routine is to play Rummikub before sleeping.
– She prefers a bob cut over long hair.
– She always carries a script in her bag for her ongoing dramas. (Harper’s Bazaar)
– She uses Kahi sunscreen since it doesn’t break her skin out.
– She doesn’t go out on holidays or make plans, but she joins her friends when they invite her.
– She has a nephew that she loves a lot.
– She felt a burnout after filming her most popular K-drama “Goblin”. (PinkVilla)

– She cries whenever she watches the “Together” movie.
– She’s the mood maker on the sets.
– She chose ghosting as the worst breakup.
– She always has a mask, a cap and Chanel sunglasses with her everywhere.
– According to her, the worst way to communicate with your partner is to use abbreviation replies like “K” and “Lol”.
– She prefers PNR “Prefers Nonchalant Romance”.
– Kim Go Eun played jump rope and jegichagi a lot in her early life.
– Her oldest memory is of an iron falling on her hand which caused a burning mark on her hand.
– Her childhood dream job was to be an actor and director.
– She once drunk called Jeon Do Yeon while filming for “Female Warrior”.
– Her recommended item from Chanel is a Twotwo bag. (Marie Claire Korea)

– Out of all the male actors, she would set her friends on a blind date with Park Jung-min.
– Her father and brother are both great guitar players.
– She gained 8 kgs for her character “Sunmi” in “Sunset In My Hometown”. (KBS World TV)


Kim Go Eun appeared in many famous dramas including Goblin, Cheese In The Trap, The King: Eternal Monarch, and Yumi’s Cells.
– Her previous agencies include angjang Entertainment (2012 to 2016) and Hodu&U Entertainment (2016 to 2017).
– She took a break from acting and came back in 2014.
– She signed with BH Entertainment on July 17th, 2017.
– She has worked with many popular actors including Gong Yoo, GOT7’s Jinyoung, Lee Minho, and Lee Dong wook,.
– She has sung Cheese in the Trap’s official track “Attraction”.
– She has been a Chanel ambassador for 4 years now. (Noblesse)
– She has appeared in magazines like Marie Claire, VOGUE, W, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR, and DAZED.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite color is Blue.
– She enjoys singing, dancing, and drinking.
– She likes outfits like oversized jackets and casual clothes.
– Kim Go Eun really likes handwritten letters. (Netflix K-Content)

– Her favorite YouTube channel is Kwon Ilyong TV.
– She absolutely loves jeans.
– Her favorite perfume is Jo Malone London.
– She’s a fan of “The Seasons” musical. 

Food Preferences

 – Her favorite foods include stew, sushi, sashimi and kimchi stew.
– She loves Yeolmu guksu and drinking. (Meenoi’s Yorizori)
– She likes spicy food.
– Her favorite dessert is Tiramisu.
– She likes drinking coffee.


– She doesn’t know how to cook.
– She sucks at photography.
– She is able to tell different soju brands by just smelling and drinking a sip. (MMTG)
– Her specialty is speaking Chinese and singing.
– She can play the guitar.

Personality & Habits

– Kim Go Eun covers the book cover that she reads to avoid answering questions about the books.
– Her habits are blinking really hard and her nose wrinkles. (ELLE KOREA)
– She tries to express her opinions positively and politely.
– She winks a lot out of habit.
– She focuses on the present moment rather than worrying about the future.
– She’s a homebody, she enjoys staying at home. (Marie Claire Taiwan)
– She said she doesn’t like creating difficult situations for people. 


– She received 8 awards for her debut film “A Muse”.
– She has won many awards like the Rising Star Award Actor Category, New Female Actor Award, and Popular Actor Award.


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