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If you’ve watched “Start-Up” or currently watching “Hometown Cha Cha Cha” right now, then you HAVE to check out these fun facts about “Hong Du Shik” actor Kim Seon Ho. So, while we know that his dimple smile might have brought you to fly high, please hold your wings for now, and let’s have a little discussion about the charming Kim Seon Ho.
10+ Exciting Fun Facts about Actor Kim Seon Ho from “Start-Up” and “Hometown Cha Cha Cha.”
Biodata and Information
- Name: Kim Seon Ho (김선호)
- Birth Date: May 8, 1986
- Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Height: 183 cm (6 ft.)
- Blood Type: A
- Favorite Color: Blue
- Favorite Food: Tteokbokki
- Agency: Salt Entertainment (since 2018)
- Unique Experiences: First flight was when he was 32 years old.
- Iconic Traits: Dimple Smile.
Kim Seon Ho’s Career Timeline
Kim Seon Ho Started His Acting Career in 2009
The first of many exciting fun facts you need to know about “Hometown Cha Cha Cha” and “Start-Up” actor Kim Seon Ho is that he’s been acting since 2009. He started as a part of a theatre group in college before officially joined the theater and actively participating as a theater actor.
Furthermore, some examples of his previous theater performances include:
- New Boeing Boeing – 2009
- Rooftop House Cat – 2010
- Sherlock – 2012
- Words I Couldn’t Say for 7 Years – 2013
- True West – 2015
- True West Returns – 2016
- Almost, Maine – 2016
- Closer – 2016
- Voice of the Millenium – 2016
- Ice – 2021
Debuted in Small Screen in 2017
Then, Kim Seon Ho began challenging himself by joining the small screen projects in 2017. He started with a support role as Sun Sang Tae in Nam Goong Min’s drama, “Good Manager”.
Climbing Up the Giant Kdrama Ladder
After his fantastic performance in the “Good Manager” drama, Kim Seon Ho started climbing up his acting career with various crucial roles. For example, his roles as Gong Soo Chang in “Two Cops” that brought him the 2017 Best New Actor from MBC Drama Awards, Jung Je Yoon in “100 Days My Prince” alongside EXO’s D.O and Nam Ji Hyun, as well as Go Ji Seok in “Catch the Ghost” with Moon Geun Yeong.
Nation’s Most Favorite Second-Lead Syndrome as Han Ji Pyeong in “Start-Up”
His rising reputation then peaked with his role as Han Ji Pyeong in “Start-Up” Kdrama with Bae Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk. He caused the whole Kdrama nation to ripple in a SEVERE second-lead syndrome.
Kim Seon Ho’s Personal Experiences in Acting
Aside from having a stellar reputation in his acting career, Kim Seon Ho actually started attending acting school and auditions after following his friends. After that, he became interested in the class activities and tried it out himself.
While he believed that starting an acting career was one of his most outrageous decisions, he began to understand that he could share his worries by going to acting classes. In fact, his acting classes had helped him get over his childhood trauma a lot because he started learning that getting attention from others is not something you need to fear.
“I changed after I started studying plays; it was kind of like training. I overcame my trauma and started acting.”Kim Seon Ho.
What does Kim Seon Ho do When Stuck in Acting?
Still, as a professional, there will be times when you feel stuck in what you do. When the time comes, you need to do something to unwind and get your mind untangled.
For Kim Seon Ho, every time he felt stuck with his acting, he started watching other actors’ performance of YouTube clips to unwind. Sometimes he even replays these videos hundreds of times until he feels enough.
More Exciting Facts and Secrets on “Hometown Cha Cha Cha” and “Start-Up” Actor Kim Seon Ho Personal Life
Kim Seon Ho USED to Believe in Santa Claus, Until………
One of the most exciting fun facts about “Start-Up” and “Hometown Cha Cha Cha” actor Kim Seon Ho is that he used to believe in Santa Claus. “USED to” being the keyword here because he caught his dad dressing up as Santa Claus when he was in the second grade of elementary school. That was when his imagination crashed just like that.
He Has Rather Reserved Personality
While Kim Seon Ho can portray ANY character from nerdy Sun Sang Tae to smiley Jung Je Yoon, he seems to have a somewhat reserved personality.
Kim Seon Ho once admitted that he doesn’t laugh or cry in front of others. That is because he doesn’t like to show all his emotions at once.
Besides, Kim Seon Ho likes to take things slowly and tends to organize himself with time. That is why he can adapt quickly to various situations despite having a lot of fears and very few positive perspectives.
Furthermore, his rather reserved personality gives him unique approaches, especially as a celebrity, a term of which he gets goosebumps every time.
Kim Seon Ho Has COUNTLESS Hobbies
Indeed, people who have more reserved personalities usually like to spend time learning a lot of things. So does Kim Seon Ho. He has COUNTLESS hobbies he likes to do in his spare time, including reading comic books and hanging out at internet cafes. He’s also interested in drawing. In fact, he took an oil paint drawing lesson in 2018.
Moreover, he also likes watching movies of any genre. However, he prefers sitting down alone and watch them at the nearest cinema.
Still, there is one hobby that the great Kim Seon Ho WISHED he could do: dancing, since doing it makes him feel old.
We don’t understand why, though, because he seems to be excellent at it!
Kim Seon Ho Childhood Traumatic Experience: House Robbery
Finally, in the above discussion, did you notice that Kim Seon Ho said his acting classes have helped overcome his childhood trauma? Are you wondering what kind of childhood trauma did the gorgeous Kim Seon Ho experience?
As a matter of fact, the trauma dates back to when Kim Seon Ho was in elementary school. At the time, there was a vicious robbery at his house, and Kim Seon Ho and his mother were the only ones in it. While young Kim Seon Ho was hiding under the bed, the robber stabbed Kim Seon Ho’s mother with a knife.
“When my mom was being dragged while she bled, I came into eye contact with her. I still remember the robber screaming as my mom tried to get away.”Kim Seon Ho.
Due to this traumatic experience, Kim Seon Ho developed his reserved personality and became anxious if someone was standing behind him. Also, he tends to avoid crowded places due to his having trouble breathing.
“When my teacher told me to read a book out loud, I had a hard time breathing. Whenever the teacher or test director stood behind me during a test, my mind would go blank.”Kim Seon Ho.
This traumatic experience is one of the main reasons Kim Seon Ho appears to be such a complicated figure and actor.
Kim Seon Ho: An Outstanding Actor
Still, above all his past experiences and accomplishment, Kim Seon Ho is an extraordinary actor with outstanding acting skills and a great personality. That is why regardless of everything he’s been going through; he remains at the top list of brand reputations and rankings for South Korean Actors, as well as Kdrama couple with Shin Min Ah.
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