Comedian Kim Tae Ho has sadly passed away today on June 19.
The comedian passed away in a fire at Gunsan in North Jeolla Province. He was travelling to Gunsan for a charity golf tournament, he was at a drinking place along with friends.
A man in his 50s wasn’t happy with the bill he received from the owner, thus he got into an argument and poured gasoline starting a fire.
The fire injured 30 people and three men were killed including Comedian Kim Tae Ho. The beloved comedian was born in 1967 and debuted as a comedian in KBS back in 1991. He appeared in many dramas and variety shows since then.
In 2013, he was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Korean Culture Entertainment Awards and also won another excellence award as an MC in 2014.
The comedian has been more active as an event MC recently.
Fans and netizens reacted with sadness to the unfortunate news; the comedian’s life was take too soon.
May his soul rest in peace! Our sincerest condolences to his family and friends.