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Claudia Kim Biography

Claudia Kim (also known as Kim Soo-Hyun) is a famous South Korean actress and model. Kim made her debut in November 2006. 

It was in this year that she started in the television drama Queen of the Game.

Claudia Kim Age and Birthday

Kim is 36 years as of 2021. She was born on the 25th of January 1985. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday on the 25th of January every year.

Claudia Kim Height and Weight

She is of moderate weight and stands at an average height. Kim however appears to be quite tall in her posts relative to her surroundings. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.

Claudia Kim Family, Parents, and Siblings

Having been born in Seoul, South Korea, Kim spent 6 years of her childhood in the United States before returning to South Korea. However, she has not shared any information on her parents and siblings. This includes their names, ages, and professions. This information will be updated as soon as it is publicly available.

Claudia Kim photo
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Claudia Kim Husband and Children

Kim is happily married to her supportive and loving husband Mathew Shampine. The two got married on December 14, 2019.

Claudia Kim Education

Kim’s dream in middle school was to become a TV anchor. Her main inspiration being watching CNN’s headline news anchor Karuna Shinsho in Asia. Kim completed her education abroad to continue her dream of becoming an anchor and entered Ewah Womans University as an International Studies (DIS) major.

While enrolled, Kim worked as a reporter and announced for three years in the school’s English-language newspaper, ‘Ewha Voice.’ Moreover, she worked as an intern for The Korea Times and Arirang TV.

Claudia Kim Career

In 2005, she made her entertainment debut when she won the top prize in a Kore-China modeling contest. Kim was the first winner of the award who never worked as a model. Since then, Kim has been interested in participating in a German fashion show, and she has also participated in acting at a similar time.

After the supermodel competition, producer Oh Se-Kang,  who saw Kim appearing on a morning talk show, offered to appear in the show, saying it would suit his role as an international lawyer.

With this priority, Kim made her debut in the entertainment industry in November 2006, starring in the TV series Queen of the Game (2006). She plays Park Joo-won, a friend of Lee Shin-jeon and a law firm’s international lawyer who loves him. For the drama, Kim won the New Star award at the 2006 SBS Awards for Acting.

She went on to appear in supporting roles in medical drama Brain (2011) and spy comedy 7th Grade Civil Servant (2013), as well as a leading role in the sitcom standby (2012). Claudia gained international attention for her roles in Marco Polo (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Moreover, she portrays Nagini in the 2018 film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald. In 2019, Italian fashion house Max Mara invited Kim to attend the annual “Women in Film Gala”, which has advocated for women and gender equality in the entertainment industry since 1973. For this, she became the first Korean actress to attend the event. Kim has signed with a new agency YG Entertainment in March 2021.

Claudia Kim Net Worth and Salary

Kim has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $5 million. Information on her salary is currently under review and we will update this information as soon as available.

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