Kim Young-chul (comedian)

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Kim Young-chul
(TV10) 사이다 김영철=이영자는 자웅동체 김영철 1m46s.jpg
Born (1974-06-23) June 23, 1974 (age 44)
Ulsan, South Korea
Medium Stand-up, television
Nationality South Korean
Alma mater Dongguk University
Years active 1999–present
Employer Mystic Entertainment
Genres Observational, Sketch, Wit, Parody, Slapstick, Drama, Sitcom, Music
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim Yeong-cheol
McCune–Reischauer Kim Yŏng-ch‘ŏl

Kim Young-chul (Hangul김영철; Hanja金永哲; born June 23, 1974), is a South Korean comedian and singer.


He is currently a cast member in JTBC's Knowing Bros.[1][2]

He is also noted for his appearance on the popular Korean variety show Infinite Challenge: his unique character and English-speaking abilities were displayed, and he was the subject of a viral internet meme due to his pronunciation of the phrase "Cheer up, super power" sounding like "Cheer up, super po-wall".[3]



Year Show Network Notes
1999 Gag Concert KBS2
2009–2013 Strong Heart SBS
2010 Sweet Night KBS2
2012 Go Show SBS
2015 King of Mask Singer MBC Episode 23 (Contestant as "Pythagorean Theorem")
Angry Mom MBC TV series - English teacher (cameo, episode 8)
2015–present Knowing Bros JTBC
2015–2016 Real Men MBC Comedian special
2016 기부티크 OnStyle
마담들의 은밀한 레시피 MBC Every 1
코미디 청백전 사이다 MBN
I Live Alone MBC Episodes 117-169
2017 Law of the Jungle SBS Episode 252-255 at Kota Manado
With You Season 2 JTBC with Song Eun-i
배달왔습니다 TV Chosun
King of Comedy SBS
2018 Friendly Driver tvN
Where Are You Going, DdaengChul?[4][5] TV Chosun Cast member with Kim Hee-chul, Noh Hong-chul
Cafeteria MBC
2018–present Lunch Time MBC Cast member[6]
Samcheong-dong Grandmother KBS

Radio Show

Award and nomination

Year Awards Category Result
2000 Korean Entertainment Arts Grand Prize Comedian Award for Male Comedy Won
2000 Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Variety Performer Won
2010 SBS Entertainment Awards All-round Entertainer Award[7] Won
2015 MBC Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award - Show/Variety Won
2017 MelOn Music Awards "Ring Ring" (Composer Version) with Hong Jin-young Won
2017 SBS Entertainment Awards Radio DJ Award Won
2018 Korea Brand Awards Radio DJ of the Year Won


  1. ^ Jo, Seul-gi (December 4, 2015). "[TENPHOTO] 김영철, 팔딱팔딱..활어가 따로 없네 (아는형님)". Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Lee, Sang-hee (December 4, 2015). "[포토]김영철 '자칭 요즘 대세남' (아는 형님)". Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Dynamic Duo collaborate with comedian Kim Young Chul for 'Super PoWall' |". Retrieved 2016-06-11.
  4. ^ "김영철·노홍철·김희철, TV조선 '땡철이 어디가' 통해 함께 여행 떠난다". Mediaday (in Korean). June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "김영철·노홍철·김희철 비글미 3인방 출격 여행예능 '땡철이 게스트하우스 투어 : 어디까지 가봤니'". Seconomy (in Korean). June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "MC 소개 | 구내식당". (in Korean). Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  7. ^ "강호동, 2010 SBS연예대상 대상 수상". 제주의소리 (in Korean). 31 December 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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