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Kim Ok-Vin 김옥빈



Kim Ok-Vin

Kim Ok-Vin 김옥빈, a renowned South Korean actress who gained spotlights to international prominence through her role in Chan Wook Park’s Horror film ‘Thirst.’

Prior life

Kim Ok-Vin was born on 29th December 1986 in Gwangyang, Jeollanam-do, South Korea, turning 34 this year 2021. Her sun sign is Capricorn. She was not born in the richest family and went through hard times for her finances. Kim was the eldest of her three siblings, and her sisters looked up to her. She trained herself in taekwondo, muay Thai, boxing, and Hapkido.

One of her younger sisters’ names is Chae Seo-Jin. Kim Ok-Vin was famous during her middle school and high school years due to her flair for acting and her good looks. However, because of certain reasons, she had to quit school. According to reports, she did that to give her sisters good opportunities to study and grown while she herself gives up her studies. 

Kim Ok-Vin
Kim Ok Vin Image Source Tumblr

When her condition got better, she got into Kyung Hee University Seoul Campus Hanyang University, having an IQ of over 140. Later in her teenage times, she took part in many online beauty competitions hosted by a Web Company named Naver, which made her life a turning point. She had earned the attention of various talent agencies and auditioned for a role in the movie named ‘Voice.’

Quick Facts
Full NameKim Ok-Vin
Native Name김옥빈
Other Name Kim Ok-Bin 김옥빈
Birthday 29th December 1986
Birth Place Gwangyang, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Younger SisterChae Seo-Jin
Height5ft 6 inches
Weight66 Kg
Relationship StatusCurrently Single
Partner(s)Lee Hee Joon (Ex)
Net WorthApproximately US $10 million


She started her career as she was one of three new actresses chosen for the role in the horror movie named ‘Voice.’ Kim bombed the role coming into the media spotlight and gaining many award nominations for her acting in the film. She then worked in a music video in 2004 for Lee Seung Chung’s song named ‘A cold heart’ and worked in ‘Hanoi Bride’ in the same year. Next, she portrayed the role of a young girl who had to go through prostitution to support her family in the movie named ‘Dasepo Naughty Girls’ in 2006. Again, she gained lots of appreciation and compliments for playing the mature role. Then she was featured in the drama named ‘Hello God’ in 2006. 

She trained to learn breakdance for her role in the series named ‘Over the Rainbow’ (2006). After that, director Park Chan Wook approached her for his next venture named ‘Thrist’ in which Kim played the role of an object of fascination for a vampire. Through this, she won Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in the nomination of Best Actress Award at the Stiges Film Festival.

Kim took a break for two years from the big screen and made a comeback by the war drama movie named ‘The Front Line’ in 2011, playing the role of a North Korean sniper. She worked later in many movies and dramas like ‘Over My Dead Body (2012)’, ’11 A.M. (2013), ‘Blade and the Petal’,’ Minority Opinion (2015)’, ‘The Villainess (2017)’. In addition, she received an excellence award at the APAN star awards for her role in the series named ‘Yoo-na’s Street,’ nominated for Baeksang Arts Awards.

Also, she was nominated for Buil Film Awards, Grand Bell Awards, and the Seoul Awards for her amazing role in the movie named The Villainess’.

Kim Ok-Vin
Kim Ok Vin and Lee Hee Joon Image Source BNT News


Her ex-boyfriend was named Lee Hee Joon co-star in ‘Yoo-na’s Street’ but broke up after six months of dating each other due to their personal reasons. Other than that, there is not anything regarding her past relationships. She is currently single and not involved with anyone.

Body Stats

She has an amazing body physique and had an hourglass body shape. Her height is about 5ft 6 inches or 1.19m, weighing approx. 66kg or 119lbs. Her body measurements are 32-26-32 inches. Her bra size 31B and dress size 4 US. She has black eye color and brown hair color.

Social media

Kim Ok-Vin is positively active on social media networking platforms like Instagram over 84.7k followers with 60 posts.

Net worth

Kim OK Vin’s net worth is estimated to be approx. $10 million earned through her primary source of income as an actress.

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