Kim Sae-ron - Updated Dec 2023

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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea

Kim Sae-ron

Kim Sae-Ron is a well-known South Korean actress. Kim Sae-Ron started her acting career at the age of nine and became a famous child artist with the movies ‘The Man From Nowhere’ and ‘A Brand New Life’.

Early Life and Childhood

Kim Sae-Ron was born on July 31, 2000, in Seoul, South Korea. She is currently 22 years old and her birth sign is Leo. Talking about her family background, she has two younger sisters, named Ah-Ron and Ye-Ron. They are also actresses. Moreover, her mother’s name is Dain. She studied at Miyang Elementary School and then graduated from Yang-il Middle School.

Later on, she attended the School of Performing Arts in Seoul. In 2018, she was admitted to Chung-Ang University, the Department of Performing Arts and Film Studies. She likes to dance and practice with her friends and dance teacher in her free time. Moreover, she has a Siamese cat named Chalddeok.

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Caption: Kim Sae-Ron and her sister’s picture when they were young. Source: Channel-Korea

Kim Sae-ron – Net Worth 2023

She is a young and rising actress. She is sure to make a good amount of money for herself. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $200K – $2 million.

Rise to Stardom

Kim Sae-ron began her career in acting in 2009, by appearing in the flick ‘A Brand New Life’. Then she did the movies ‘The Man from Nowhere’ and ‘I Am a Dad’. Similarly, in 2011, she was cast as young Bong Woo-ri in the series ‘Can You Hear My Heart?’ The same year, she appeared in the TV series ‘Heaven’s Garden’.

Then in 2012, the actress guest-starred in an episode of ‘The Human Condition. During that time, she also appeared in the movies ‘Barbie’ and ‘The Neighbor’, playing the roles of Soon-young and Yoo Soo-Yeon respectively. Moreover, she also did a few TV programs in 2012, namely ‘Fashion King’, ‘I Need Romance 2012’, and ‘Mom Is Acting Up’.

Soon after this, she got featured in the series ‘The Queen’s Classroom’ as well as in Shinee’s music video for ‘Green Rain’. In the year 2014, the South Korean star acted in the movies A Girl at My Door’ and ‘Manhole’. In the same year, she was also cast as Lee Seul-bi in ‘Hi! School: Love On. In addition to these, she also appeared in music videos for Block B and 5urprise in the year 2014.

The following year she had roles in the television dramas Snowy Road’, ‘To Be Continued´ and ‘Glamorous Temptation. She joined ‘Show! Music Core’ as a host in 2015. In the following year, she did a cameo in the flick ‘The Great Actor’. Moreover, in 2016, she also portrayed the role of Princess Seo-Ri in the television drama ‘Mirror of the Witch’. The actress was cast as Kang Yeong-ae in the film ‘Snowy Road’ in 2017.

More about her career

Her performance as a 15-year-old comfort woman was praised by both critics and viewers, and she was awarded Best Actress in a Foreign Film at the Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival. Then, she played the main character in the television series To Be Continued and the younger version of Choi Kang-hee’s character in ‘Glamorous Temptation.

She was cast in her first adult role in the 2016 television drama series ‘Secret Healer’ playing a cursed Joseon-era princess. Further, her character has a fictional romance with Heo Jun, played by Yoon Shi-Yoon, who is 14 years her senior. She signed with YG Entertainment in November 2016.

In 2018, she starred in the thriller film ‘The Villagers. In 2019, she starred in the fourth season of the campus web drama Love Playlist’. The same year she starred in the thriller drama ‘Leverage’, based on the American drama of the same name.

Further, In November 2019, it was reported that her contract with YG Entertainment has expired and that she would be leaving the company. Similarly, in January 2020, she signed with Gold Medalist along with actors Kim Soo-Hyun and Seo Ye-Ji.

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Caption: Kim Sae-on behind the scene. Source: Instagram


She has received many awards throughout her carer. However, her numerous honors include a 2010 Korean Film Award and a 2013 MBC Drama Award. Moreover, it was the first Korean film to win Best Film at the ‘Giffoni International Film Festival’ in 2012. She also won a Best Young Actress Award at the 2013 MBC Drama Awards.

Furthermore, she was nominated for many awards, winning Best New Actress at the 35th Blue Dragon Film Awards and Golden Cinematography Awards. Further, she was awarded Best Actress in a Foreign Film at the Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival.

Personal Life

Concerning her personal life, she has no records of her past relationships. She seems to be currently focused on her career. She is not known to be having any boyfriends. It looks like she is very focused on her career that she doesn’t have time for any specific person that she could call ‘mine!’. Therefore, she has been an amazing individual who could give separate space to her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements

Kim Sae-ron is a pretty girl who has an amazing personality. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 52 kg. Her blood type is ‘B’. She has a pair of brown eyes and also has brown hair. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 29-22-31 inches respectively. Moreover, she wears a bra size of 34A (US) or 75A (EU).

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Caption: Kim Sae-Ron posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

Kim Sae-ron – Social Media

Kim Sae-ron is active on some social networking sites. Her ‘@ron_sae’ Instagram account has earned over 2.5 million followers. She has earned over 145K followers on her Twitter account. She is available on Twitter under the username ‘@yuk0731’. Therefore, she joined her Twitter account in October 2010.