Korean Actresses

Kim Ji Won Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Kim Ji Won
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Kim Ji Won (김지원) is a South Korean actress under King Kong Entertainment. She made her debut on March 24, 2011, with drama “Romantic Heaven”.

Kim Ji Won Profile

Stage NameKim Ji Won (김지원)
Birth NameKim Ji Won (김지원)
BirthdayOctober 19, 1992
Active Years2010–present
Age31 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height164 cm (5’5″)
Weight45 Kg
Blood TypeA

Kim Ji Won Facts:

Early Life

– Kim Ji Won was born in Geumcheon District, South Korea.
– She went to Seoul Onsu Elementary School and Baekam High School.
– She graduated from Dongguk University from the department of Department of Theater in 2011.
– She lived in the US for six months.

Personal Life

– She has one older sister.
– She was training to be a singer first. (Entertainment Weekly)
– She was nicknamed “Little Lim Tae Hee”.
– Her best character was “Yeom Mi Jeong”.
– She watches anything with dogs on YouTube.
– She is friends with Park Shin Hye.
– She prefers music from the 70s and 80s.
– She gets emotional when it rains. (Singles Korea)
– Kim Ji Won’s ideal type is someone who makes sacrifices for their other half.
– She was to debut with the stage name JessicaK. (tatlerasia)
– She can’t do math.
– She is trained in singing, dancing, and acting.
– She wanted to be a kindergarten teacher.
– Her name means to grow up beautifully and wisely.
– Her hobby is to lie down and rest.
– She can make basil toast.
– Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
– She wanted to do horseback riding as a hobby.
– She tries to sleep for 3 to 4 hours a day. (HighZium Studio)
– She thinks her character from the drama ‘My Liberation Notes’ is the most similar to her. (Y Magazine)
– She was a fan of SHINee’s Jonghyun.
– Her three wishes are good health for her family, good health for the people around her, and happiness for everyone around her.
– She prefers wired earphones. (Cosmopolitan)
– She cannot watch horror movies.
– She relieves stress by sleeping and the longest time that she slept was 14 hours.
– She wants to learn ping pong and table tennis.
– She prefers texting over calling.
– She takes probiotics after she wakes up.
– Former iKON member B.I is a big fan of her and considers her his ideal type.
– She would bring her phone, water purifier, and a lamp to a deserted island.(Esquire)
– Jiwon is afraid of water.
– She enjoys YouTube a lot.
– Her girl crush character is “Myung Ju” from DOTS. (Marie Claire)
– She often binge-watches “It’s Okay, that’s Love”.


– Kim Ji Won is currently under King Kong Entertainment.
– She rose to fame after appearing in the dramas ‘The Heirs’ (2013) and Descendants of the Sun (2016).
– She was previously under Agent Lionmedia.
– She was scouted on the streets in 2007 and trained for over 3 years and was about to become a singer under the stage name JessicaK.
– She was a background vocalist for the singer Younha, performing as a keyboardist and background vocalist in various performances and appeared in her music video “Gossip Boy” in 2008.
– She appeared in the commercial for LG Cyon’s Lollipop 2 featuring Big Bang.
– She appeared in several dramas including Queen of Tears, The Heirs, Arthdal Chronicles, Descendants of the Sun, Fight My Way, My Liberation Notes, and Lovestruck in the City.
– She appeared in several films including Romantic Heaven, Horror Stories, and Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead.
– She is the new face of the soju brand Chum Chorum.
– She has endorsed Clean & Clear, CLRIDE.n, Lonsdale, Piaget, Gucci, Burberry, and Dr.G.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite color is black.
– She likes military uniform.
– She likes puppies.
– She enjoys woody scents.
– Jiwon likes to rewatch movies and her favorite romance movie is “Before” by Richard Linklater.
– Her favorite season is winter.
– Her favourite item in her bag is the Goblin hand massager.
– She loves Gua Sha.
– Her go-to favorite item is her pajamas. (Y Magazine)
– She likes places with warm weather.

Food Preferences

– She likes sour and sweet things. (GQ Korea)
– Her favorite fruit is watermelon.
– She doesn’t enjoy cooking.
– She takes iced americano in the morning.
– She prefers a fish-shaped bun with custard cream.
– She can drink one or two beers.
– She likes iced mint chocolate latte and lamb skewers.
– She likes chocolate milk and chocolate ice cream.

Personality & Habits

– Kim Ji Won carries around her earphones at all times.
– She sleeps by curling up.
– She watches YouTube when she can’t sleep.
– She takes a lot of photos. (Netflix K-Content)
– She stays home on her day off.


– Jiwon has won several awards including the Best Celebrity Award, Best New Actress, New Star Award, and Best Supporting Actress Award.

Instagram: @geewonii
Facebook: OfficialKimJiWon1

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