Name: 김현중 / Kim Hyun Joong (Gim Hyeon Jung)
Profession Actor, singer
Birth date: 1986-June-6
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Blood type: B
Star sign: Gemini
Education : Kyonggi University (Graduated from Hanyang High School, Seoul)
Kim debuted as the leader of SS501 in 2005. In addition to their musical activities, SS501 participated in two reality shows — Thank You For Waking Us Up (2005) and Thank You For Raising Us (2006) — that profiled the group's life together. They also appeared in MNet's Idol World in 2007, which showed SS501 doing various missions in Japan.
He joined the cast of MBC variety reality show We Got Married on May 11, 2008, with Hwang Bo, who is 6 years his senior. They achieved high popularity acting as a newlywed couple. Due to his appearance on We Got Married, he was cast in the Korean version of Boys Over Flowers (TV Series)/Hana Yori Dango as one of the members of the famous F4. Known as the "Lettuce Couple", Kim and Hwang Bo went on to win MBC's Best Couple Award. The couple made their official exit from We Got Married on December 14, 2008 due to scheduling conflicts presented by Boys Over Flowers.
In the hit drama series, Boys Over Flowers, he plays Yoon Ji Hoo (Hanazawa Rui, in Hana Yori Dango). The series was a huge media and ratings sensation in Korea during its run from January to March 2009, garnering a huge amount of popularity for the entertainer.
Along with his bandmates, Kim is preparing SS501's new Korean album. The group will kick off their Asia concert in mid-August 2009.
Kim Hyun Joong was recently rated on Section TV as the hottest in Korea.
RIZE UP ('Kokoro' August 2007)
고맙다 (Thank You) ('고맙다' July 2008)
내 머리가 나빠서 (Because I'm Stupid) Acoustic - (Boys Before Flowers) 2009
행복이란 (Thing Called Happiness) (Boys Over Flowers March 2009)
Be My Girl (upcoming solo on SS501's new album)
Popularity Award for Television (The 45th PaekSang Arts Awards, February 2009)
Best Couple Award on MBC's "We Got Married" with Hwang Bo (MBC Awards, December 28, 2008)