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.
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