Kim Hyun-joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501. He is well known for his role in the hit drama Boys Over Flowers (2009) and Playful Kiss. Kim recieived the Popularity Awards at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards and at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2009. He debuted as a solo artist with his Korean mini albums Break Down and Lucky in 2011 as well as received several awards for his album releases such as a Daesang award from the Tower Records' K-Pop Lovers!, etc.
In 2011 Kim enrolled in Chungwoon University to study stage production management. He, then, enrolled into Kongju Communication Arts (KCAU) to study applied music in February 2012.
Kim is still single.
- The meaning of the name Kim: Short Form Of Kimberly Or Kimball