Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genre(s) K-Pop,J-Pop,Pop,Ballads
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor
Instrument(s) Guitar, Piano
Label(s) DSP Entertainment
Associated acts SS501




Career
Kim Hyun Joong debuted as the leader of SS501 in 2005. In addition to their musical activities, SS501 participated in two reality shows — Thank You For Waking Us Up (2005) and Thank You For Raising Us (2006) — that profiled the group's life together. They also appeared in MNet's Idol World in 2007, which showed SS501 doing various missions in Japan.

He joined the cast of MBC variety reality show We Got Married on May 11, 2008, with Hwang Bo, who is 6 years his senior. They achieved high popularity acting as a newlywed couple. Due to his appearance on We Got Married, he was cast in the Korean version of Hana Yori Dango as one of the members of the famous F4. Known as the "Lettuce Couple", Hyun Joong and Hwang Bo went on to win MBC's Best Couple Award. The couple made their official exit from We Got Married on December 14, 2008 due to scheduling conflicts presented by Boys Over Flowers.

In the hit drama series, Boys Over Flowers, he plays Yoon Ji Hoo (Hanazawa Rui, in Hana Yori Dango). The series was a huge media and ratings sensation in Korea during its run from January to March 2009, garnering a huge amount of popularity for the entertainer.

Along with his bandmates, Hyun Joong is preparing SS501's new Korean album, for which each member will be doing a solo. The group will kick off their Asia concert in mid-August 2009.


Filmography
Boys Over Flowers (KBS2, 2009) Yoon Ji Hoo
Nonstop 5 (Episode 208, MBC, 2005)
Can Love Be Refilled? Sitcom (KBS2, 2005

Awards
Popularity Award for Television on KBS2's Boys Over Flowers (The 45th PaekSang Arts Awards, February 2009)[1]
Best Couple Award on MBC's We Got Married with Hwang Bo (MBC Awards, December 28, 2008)

External links
SS501's official site
SS501's japanese official site

References
^ ""Winners"". link. Retrieved 2009-05-24.
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