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Kim Jong-min
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Kim Jong-min on 'Busted!' Press Conference in 2018
Born (1979-09-24) September 24, 1979 (age 39)
Dobong District, Seoul, South Korea
  • Singer
  • Dancer
  • Television personality
Agent KYT Entertainment Musical career
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1996–present
Associated acts Koyote
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim Jong-min
McCune–Reischauer Kim Chongmin

Kim Jong-min (born September 24, 1979) is a South Korean entertainer. He is a member of the K-pop group Koyote and since 2007, has been a cast member of the variety show 2 Days & 1 Night.

One of the most prolific variety stars in Korean television, Kim has won Grand Prize (Daesang) and Top Excellence awards in his career.[1][2]



Before debuting as a member of Koyote, Kim worked as a backup dancer for Uhm Jung-hwa, Lee Jung Hyun, Kim Wan-sun, R.E.F and many other artists. He was on the dance team "Friends" for five years.[citation needed]

Variety appearances

Kim is known for being a mainstay of many Korean variety shows (such as KBS' Heroine 6 and Choi Hong Man Strong Friends and formerly SBS' Real Romance Love Letter), as he has become a goofy, naïve on-screen character known for silly comments and actions. He was also an assistant soccer coach on KBS' FC Shoot Dori and has also made appearances on MBC's King Saturday Driving School and Happy Shares Company, SBS' Love Choice (Selection Couple), X-Man, and Ya Shim Man Man, and KBS' Star Golden Bell and Happy Together Friends.[citation needed]

In 2007, Kim became a cast member of KBS' Happy Sunday lineup as part of 1 Night 2 Days but briefly left the show for his mandatory military service.[citation needed] He came back on December 18, 2009 after his duties and has been with the program till date, being the only pioneer member who witnessed 1 Night 2 Days from Season 1 till Season 3.[3][4]

Post-military, he was invited to many programs as a guest and also became a regular guest and permanent member on SBS' Star King and KBS2's Sweet Night.[citation needed]

On 30 December 2013, he won the Best Entertainer Award at the 2013 SBS Entertainment Awards for Star King.[5]

On 26 December 2015, he won the Top Excellence Award at the 2015 KBS Entertainment Awards for 1 Night 2 Days.[6]

On 24 December 2016, he was awarded with the Grand Prize Award (Daesang) for his commitment and loyalty with KBS 1 Night 2 Days at the 2016 KBS Entertainment Awards.[7]

In September 2017, It was confirmed that Kim would be a fixed cast member in Netflix's variety show Busted!.[8]

Solo career

In the first quarter of 2011, he released his very first single entitled "Oppa Find Strength". His promotional clip from the MV depicted the negative comments that he received after his return from military service.[citation needed]

He made his solo comeback on 3 September 2014 as he released his third single, "Sali Go Dali Go", an electronic dance music composed by DanDi. The music video of featured Chun Myung-hoon (NRG) and comedian Ahn Young-mi. His new track peaked at ranking number eight on China's popular music video sharing site, Yinyuetai.[9]



Single # Single Information Track listing
  • Released: April 26, 2011
  • Language: Korean
  1. 오빠 힘내요
2 Pit-A-Pat
  • Released: May 11, 2012
  • Language: Korean
  1. 두근두근(Feat. 길미)
3 Sali Go Dali Go
  • Released: September 3, 2014
  • Language: Korean
  1. 살리고 달리고
  2. 살리고 달리고 (inst.)


Title Year Peak chart


Sales Album
"Could I love again" 2018 Love Alert (설렘주의보) OST Part 1[11][12]
"Happy People" Hometown Sounds Samcheok OST Part 3[13][14]
"Happy People" (Inst)

As Featuring Artist

  • E. Sang —우리 사랑이면 충분해 (narration by Kim Jong-min, ft. Song Cry Girlz)[15]
  • E. Sang — 슬픈 발라드 같은거 (ft. Kim Jong-min)[16]
  • Charlie & Shinba — Good Zombie (feat. Zingo)

Television Appearance

Music Videos

  • Kang Ho-dong & Jeong Chae-eun — Look Out of the Window
  • VASIA — Love Story
  • Aurora (ko) — 따따블 [17]
  • Charlie & Shinba — Good Zombie (feat. Zingo)

Drama and Movies

Year Title Network Role Notes
2002 Emergency Act 19 None Cameo Appeared with Koyote.
2005 Can We Refill the Love? (ko) KBS2
2010 Autumn Destiny Cheongmin
2012 Reply 1997 tvN Cameo Appeared on Episode 5
My Husband Got a Family KBS2 Appeared on Episode 46
My Daughter Seo-young Appeared on Episode 1
2013 Reply 1994 tvN Appeared on Episode 5 (November 1, 2013) as Doctor and Senior of Garbage (Jung Woo)
2014 Plus Nine Boys Appeared on Episode 2 (August 30, 2014)
2017 Idol Drama Operation Team KBS Appeared on Episode 4 as Deliveryman
Hit the Top KBS2 Appeared on Episode 8

Variety Shows

Present Shows

Year Title Network Role Notes
2013 – present Happy Sunday: 2 Days & 1 Night Season 3 KBS2 Main Cast Season 3 premiered on December 1, 2013.
2018 – present My Brain-fficial History Korea This is Kim Jong-min solo MC program. The show is broadcast on YouTube, Naver TV, and Facebook of History Korea. The program premiered on July 19, 2018.[18][19]
Taste of Dating (연애의 맛) TV Chosun The program premiered on September 16, 2018.[20]
My English Puberty 100 Hours (나의 영어사춘기 100시간) tvN Cast The program premiered on December 20, 2018.[21][22]

Former Shows

Year Title Network Role Notes
2004 Happy Sunday: Heroine 6 KBS2 Main Cast The show originally aired on August 13, 2004 and ended on October 29, 2006.
2005 Happy Sunday: Shooting Kid Season 1 Kim Jong-min was given role as assistance coach.
2006 Happy Sunday: Choi Hong-man and Strong Friends The program originally aired on August 13, 2006 and ended on April 29, 2007.
2007 Happy Sunday: Are You Ready? The program originally aired on May 6, 2007 and ended on July 29, 2007.
Happy Sunday: 2 Days 1 Night Season 1 Season 1 premiered on August 5, 2007 and ended on February 26, 2012.
2010 Sweet Night (ko) The program premiere on January 10, 2010 and ended on May 9, 2010.
Three Suspicious Men KBS Joy Episodes aired from June 23 to August 5, 2010.
Dream Island tvN Cast Episodes aired from November 27 to December 18, 2010.
2011 Sumiok QTV Main Cast First episode aired on April 2011.
2012 Happy Sunday: 2 Days 1 Night Season 2 KBS2 Season 2 premiered on March 4, 2012 and ended on November 24, 2013.
Three Fools (ko) tvN Kim Jong-min reunited with his former colleagues from 2 Days 1 Night Season 1 (Lee Soo-geun & Eun Ji-won). The first episode aired on October 7, 2012.
2013 Escape Crisis No. 1 KBS2 Special MC Appeared on Episode 394 (July 29, 2013).[23]
2014 I'm Going to School JTBC Cast Member Appeared on Episodes 1–5 (Sunjung High School) • 6–9 (Shinjang High School)
2015 Shin Dong Yup's Bachelor Party MBC EVERY1 Cast Appeared on Episodes: 1–12.
Law of the Jungle in Indochina SBS Cast Member Part of second half tribe member. Episode 158–162.
2016 Good Life (ko) Channel A Host Appeared on Episode 53–103.
God's Workplace SBS Pilot Cast SBS 2016 Pilot Program
Go PD Lee Kyung-kyu (ko) MBC EVERY1 Cast Member Appeared on Episode 1–10 (From September 7 to November 9, 2016).
Master of Straight E Channel Appeared on Episode 1–6 (Broadcast began from September 29, 2016).
2017 My Little Old Boy SBS Special Host Kim Jong-min appeared as Special Host on Episode 21–22 (January 20 & January 27, 2017).[24][25]
Boat Horn Clenched Fists (Pilot Program) Pilot Cast SBS 2017 Pilot Program
Just Friends (Pilot Program) Broadcast date is July 12 to July 26, 2017. Kim Jong-min casted with Shin Ji (Koyote) for a filming in Thailand (Khao Lak).

Just Friends — A program where male and female celebrities who are known for their friendship are going on a honeymoon trip to Khao Lak, Thailand. In this reality show, the age-old question of male-female friendship validity will be tested on a whole new level.

Order & Cook tvN Main Cast Aired on March 13 to April 17, 2017.
Countryside Bakery TV Chosun The program premiered on September 7, 2017 and ended on November 25, 2017.[26]
My Little Old Boy SBS Special Cast Kim Jong-min appeared as special cast on Episode 56–57 (October 1 & October 7, 2017).

These episodes focus on Kim Jong-min clumsy image and concerns about his health. Thus taking numerous of supplements and vitamins.

Master Key Main Cast Appeared on Episode: 1–3 • 8–9 • 11–12.
1% Friendship (Pilot Program) KBS2 Pilot Cast Chuseok Special. Aired on October 5, 2017.

The show became permanent on March 3, 2018. However Kim Jong-min did not participate on permanent program.

One Night Sleepover Trip (Pilot Program) Chuseok Special. Aired on October 9, 2017. (This episode was not aired at KBS World's YouTube channel)
2018 Box Life SBS Pilot Programe. Aired on January 10, 2018 and ended on January 11, 2018.[27]
Live a Good Life (ko) tvN Main Cast The program premiered on January 19, 2018 and ended on March 16, 2018.[28]
One Night Sleepover Trip KBS2 The first episode aired on February 27, 2018.[29]
Law of the Jungle in Patagonia SBS Cast Member Part of second half tribe member. Episodes: 305–310[30]
Busted! Season 1 Netflix Main Cast The program premiered on May 4, 2018 and ended on June 1, 2018.[31]
We Have a New Dad 2 Naver TV [32][33]
We Have New Dad 3 The series premiered on July 9, 2018 and ended on August 30, 2018.[34]
Great Escape Season 1 tvN The series premiered on July 1, 2018 and ended on September 23, 2018.[35]
Hometown Sounds Samcheok (동네앨범) TV Chosun Cast Member The program premiered on October 28, 2018 and ended on November 17, 2018.[36]

Other Activities

PR Ambassador

Awards and Nominations

Baeksang Arts Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2017 2 Days & 1 Night Best Variety Performer – Male Nominated[38]

KBS Entertainment Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2006 Happy Sunday: Heroine 6 Top Entertainer Award Won
2011 2 Days & 1 Night Grand Prize (Daesang)
(shared with other cast members)
2014 Top Excellence Award for Variety Show Nominated
2015 Won
2016 Grand Prize (Daesang)
(individual prize)

SBS Entertainment Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2013 Star King Best Entertainer Award Won


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External links

  • (in Korean) Koyote Official Site
  • (in Korean) Kim Jong-min's Cyworld
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