Get Closer With Handsome Korean Actor Kim Min Seok
Kim Min Seok is a South Korean actor who gained recognition for his role in Descendants of the Sun. Kim Min Seok first made a name for himself through Superstar K3 in 2011. He showed up at the preliminary regional audition in Daegu, but never made it to the group of 11 contestants. Kim made his debut in tvN’s music youth series Flower Band, playing an ambitious keyboard player. Since then, Kim Min Seok played supporting roles in various dramas, such as, Doctors, Innocent Defendant, Because This Is My First Life, and many more. He landed his first lead role in 2018, in the drama special Almost Touching.
In this article, Byeol Korea will tell you all about Kim Min Seok. Stay tuned!
Full Profile and Facts of Kim Min Seok
- Name: Kim Min Seok
- Hangul: 김민석
- Birth Date: January 24, 1990
- Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
- Height: 175 cm
- Weight: 58 kg
- Occupation: Actor, singer
- Years Active: 2011 – present
- Agency: Woollim Entertainment, Respect Entertainment
- Instagram: samuelisword
Interesting Facts About Kim Min Seok
- He’s friends with Infinite’s L. They appeared together on Flower Boy Romance.
- He was an MC on SBS’s Inkigayo along with Gong Seung Yeon and TWICE’s Jeongyeon.
- He was a contestant on SuperStar K3.
- His favorite foods are sashimi and beer.
- He appeared in The Beauty Inside Ep. 6 as a cameo.
Kim Min Seok’s Rise With KBS Drama ‘Descendants Of The Sun’
Descendants of the Sun is a South Korean television series starring famous Korean actors and actresses as the lead roles, such as Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, Kim Ji Won, and Jin Goo. The series was a major hit in South Korea and was named the Most Popular Show of the Year by the Korea Broadcasting Advertising Corporation. The show was broadcast across Asia, where it was hugely popular, and has been credited with a rise in tourism in Korea.
Actor Kim Min Seok is one of the cast of Descendants of the Sun. He played the role of Private First Class Kim Gi-bum in the Tae Baek Army (later promoted to Staff Sergeant as seen in ep 16), a pickpocket who later enlisted in the army.
Kim Min Seok’s popularity has risen greatly. He commented regarding his popularity, “I don’t know if it’s because the drama is good but I don’t think I can take the credit for my popularity right now. I’m just someone being carried by the writers, director, and main characters.” He also stated in another interview, “I appreciate the attention, but I don’t want to be too emotional about it. There are sunbaenims (senior), who have spent years anonymous, and compared to them my days of hardship is nothing. I am working hard to maintain the mind I had in the very beginning.” He added, “I am happy that people recognize me and ask to take pictures together.”
Let’s take a look of Kim Min Seok’s interview talking about how he feels about working with Song Joong Ki!