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7 things you might not know about Kim Soo Hyun

1. The meaning of Kim Soo Hyun’s name

김  金 Kim – Gold

소 秀 Soo – Excellent

휸 賢 Hyun – Virtuous

Korean Language has a Chinese backbone which means that a lot of Korea words that one must refer back to Chinese to understand. Those words are Sino-Korean.

2. He had given himself a nickname

Running Man cast members Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang So asked what kind of nickname does Kim Soo Hyun have?

The actor  replied, “There was a nickname I gave myself back when I was In elementary school.”

What is it?

Well, my name is so feminine I think it used to bother me a lot. So, I nicknamed myself SOO MAN “KIM SOO MAN.”

3. His father is a singer.

His father is Kim Chung Hoon and was the lead singer of the 80’s band “Seven Dolphins.” (No wonder that Kim Soo Hyun has a beautiful voice he took it after his father.)

4. He is a bowling enthusiast.

5. He is Left handed.

Yes! He’s a left handed in real life but we often see him right handed in his dramas.

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6. He is very frank.

The host of Star Date asked him what does he like?

A noona (older woman) or a dongsaeng (young girl) Kim Soo Hyun answered both.

Host: Oh! Both very frank.

7. No commercial break.

The #1 Korean drama of 2012 pilot episode and Kim Soo Hyun’s historical drama Moon Embracing The Sun on GMA 7 was “NO COMMERICAL BREAK.” It was the first K-drama in the Philippines to do so knowing that commercials are so important to the network’s profit.

Submitted by: KimSooHyunShi 김수현 Philippines

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