Kim Gun-mo Biography, Career, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, and Net Worth
Who is Kim Gun-mo?
Kim Gun-mo is a popular South Korean singer-songwriter, who is considered the country’s most successful musical artist of the 1990s. Gun-mo’s 1995 album, Wrongful Encounter, previously held the Guinness World Record for the best-selling album of all time in South Korea.
Since Kim’s debut in 1992, he has launched 13 full-length albums. He has also earned many awards such as the Album of the Year at the Golden Disc Awards for three years in a row from 1994 to 1996. Kim received a presidential commendation from the South Korean government for his contributions to popular culture in 2011.
Kim Gun-mo Career
Gun-mo debuted with Kim Gun Mo 1 in 1992, which was followed by his second album Excuse in 1993. In 1995, his third album Mis-Encounter came out and followed it by launching Exchange the next year. Among the most famous Korean entertainers, he holds the record for the biggest-selling album in Korea with his third studio album, selling more than 3.3 million copies.
His albums rank consistently high on Korean music charts: his 8th album, ‘He-story,’ was the best-selling album of 2003. Kim’s most popular tracks include ”Excuse”, ”Mis-Encounter”, and ”Jjangga”. He launched his 9th album Kim Gun Mo 9 which is reminiscent of his first album in 2004. It was his second restarting point in his music career. In the next year, Kim came up with BE Like….which was also a huge success in Korea. Kim’s most recent work was launched in 2008, entitled, Soul Groove.
How old is Kim Gun-mo?
Kim Gun-mo is aged 54 as of 2022, having been born on January 13, 1968, in Busan, South Korea. He shares his birthday with famous people including Liam Hemsworth, Lori Harvey, Patrick Dempsey, Shonda Rhimes, Gal Gadot, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Connor McDavid, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Julian Morris, among others.
Kim Gun-mo Family
Who are Kim Gun-mo’s parents?
Gun-mo was born to his parents Lee Seon-mi and Kim Seong-dae in Busan, South Korea. He has not shared information about his parents and family with the media.
Does Kim Gun-mo have siblings?
Gun-mo was born to his parents into a family of two children. He has one sibling, brother Kim Hyun-mo.
Kim Gun-mo Education
Gun-mo studied in Seoul for his elementary school, middle school, and high school education. He then enrolled at the Seoul Institute of the Arts, where he graduated.
Kim Gun-mo Interests
Gun-mo grew up interested in music from a young age and began playing the piano at the age of four.
Kim Gun-mo Wife
Gun-mo has been linked to several relationships and is currently married. He met pianist Jang Ji-yeon, through a mutual friend, and is currently engaged. They married in 2019 and in June 2022, he is about to agree to divorce his wife.
Lawyer Kang Yong-suk revealed on December 6, 2019, that he is representing a woman who alleges that Kim sexually assaulted her. On December 8, Kang also announced that he was representing another client who had the same allegations against Kim. Gun-mo then said that he will take legal action against Kang.
Kim Gun-mo Children
Gun-mo and his beautiful wife Ji-Yeon do not have any children of their own together in their over two years of marriage.
Kim Gun-mo Height
Gun-mo has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body with an impressive height of 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and a weight of 58 kg (128 lbs).
Kim Gun-mo Net Worth
South Korean singer-songwriter, Gun-mo is a singer of the K-pop, ballad genre of music and also a pianist, and has been active from 1992 to the present. He has been able to gather an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million to $5 million as of 2023.