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Kim So-hyun
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Kim So-hyun in 2021
Born June 4, 1999 (1999-06-04) (age 22)
Nationality South Korean
Education Hanyang University
Years active 2006–present
Agent Culture Depot
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim So-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer Gim Sohyŏn

Kim So-hyun (Hangul: 김소현; Hanja: 金所泫; born June 4, 1999) is a South Korean actress who began her career as a child in 2006, initially gaining public attention for playing pivotal roles in Moon Embracing the Sun (2012) and Missing You (2013).

She took on her first leading role in teen drama Who Are You: School 2015 (2015) and since then has starred in a musical Page Turner (2016), a historical melodrama The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017), a romantic comedy Radio Romance (2018), television dramas based on Naver Webtoon's Hey Ghost, Let's Fight (2016), Love Alarm (2019–2021) and The Tale of Nokdu (2019) and Korean folklore River Where the Moon Rises (2021). She was the regular host of MBC's music program Music Core and survival reality show Under Nineteen in 2019.

Kim has been nicknamed by the Korean media as the "Nation's Little Sister", "Queen of Child Actresses", "Goddess of Historical Drama" and also the "Sageuk Goddess", having gained experience working as an actress from childhood to the present day. She has established herself as a top Hallyu star, and be the next "Nation's First Love". For her performance in River Where the Moon Rises, she was nominated for Baeksang Arts Award for Best Actress – Television, becoming one of the youngest nominees for the award.

Kim consistently promotes her television work on Instagram. She was awarded the '2018 Most Grown Instagram Account' with 7.1 million followers. At the age of 21, Kim became the youngest South Korean actress to have more than 10 million followers on social media, alongside actor Lee Min-ho.

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