Who Is Kim Kyung Nam? 5 Interesting Facts About The Rising Star From “The King: Eternal Monarch”

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Actor Kim Kyung Nam is a rising Korean actor who’s been getting a lot of attention after “The King: Eternal Monarch” aired. He’s been praised for his acting chops and gained many new fans.

Today, we’re here to talk about the rising actor and scene stealer.

He has been around for a while

Kim Kyung Nam’s road to success wasn’t an easy one; it took him a long long time before he got the chance to get acknowledged in the industry. He started acting in 2012 and it took him a couple of years before he managed to get the role that would get him the attention he deserved.

Despite taking a long time before reaching success, we’re glad that Kim Kyung Nam has been gaining lots of new fans with every project he works on.

His First Project Was In Lee Min Ho’s Drama

What a coincident.

Kim Kyung Nam started acting in 2012 with a minor role in Lee Min Ho’s historical drama “Faith.” 8 years later, he reunited with Lee Min Ho again on the small screen but not as an extra like last time but as a leading man.  

Kim Kyung Nam has come a far way indeed!

He received his first nomination 6 years after acting

As we told you before, Kim Kyung Nam didn’t have it easy in this industry; it took him a long time before he was able to get noticed. His first ever award nomination came in 2018, he was nominated for the 2018 MBC drama “Come and Hug Me,” he was nominated for best new actor, and he won.

He is also a theatre actor

Yup, you read that right! Kim Kyung Nam doesn’t only act on TV but is also a stage actor. He’s been in many theatre plays across the years starting from 2013; his last one was in 2019.

He enjoys boxing


The actor updates his instagram regularly and one of the things fans noticed about him is his love for boxing. He recently posted a video of himself ‘dance boxing.’

So this is everything you need to know about the rising star. Did any of these facts surprise you? Do you have any interesting fact about Kim Kyung Nam you’d like to add? Let us know in the comment section below.

By Jass K.

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