Daniel Dae Kim Biography
Daniel Dae Kim (Daniel Dae Hyun Kim) is a Korean-American actor, voice actor, and producer best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, and Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0.
Daniel Dae Kim Age
Daniel Dae Hyun Kim was born on August 4, 1968, in Busan South Korea. He is 50 years old as of 2018.
Daniel Dae Kim Family
Daniel was born to Jung Kim and his father Dr. Doo Tae Kim. His family moved to the United States when he was a year old where he grew up in New York City, Easton, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Daniel Dae Kim Wife
Daniel got married to Mia Haeyoung Rhee on 12 June 1993 and they together have two children. Though he splits time between Los Angeles and New York, Kim spends much of his year in Honolulu, Hawaii where he lives with his wife and children. He also served as a
speaker at the 2014 University of Hawaii commencement ceremony.
Daniel Dae Kim Kids
Kim Has two sons with his wife Mia; Jackson Kim, and Zander Kim.
Daniel Dae Kim Lost
Daniel served as a regular cast member on the ABC series Lost from 2004 to 2010 in which he played Jin-Soo Kwon. Kwon is a lowly Korean fisherman-turned-hitman who crashes onto a mysterious island with his wife, Sun-Hwa Kwon (Yunjin Kim).
His role in the film required him to speak exclusively in Korean, and hence he was forced to quickly relearn the language which he hadn’t spoken with any great frequency since high school. Kim ould go on to play the character up until the 2010 series finale.
Kim along with his fellow cast members, received numerous accolades, including a 2006 Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble.
He was also individually honored with an AZN Asian Excellence Award, a Multicultural Prism Award and a Vanguard Award from the Korean American Coalition, all for Outstanding Performance by an Actor and named one of People Magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive” in 2005.
Daniel Dae Kim Spiderman 2
Kim came as a small part of Spider-Man 2 as a scientist working in Doctor Octavius’ laboratory.
Daniel Dae Kim Hawaii Five-O
In February 2010, it was announced that Kim would join the CBS reboot Hawaii Five-0 playing Chin Ho Kelly, the role originally made famous by actor Kam Fong that is shortly after Lost’s conclusion.
Kim was the first actor to be officially cast on the show. The series premiered on September 20, 2010, to strong ratings and also solid critical acclaim. Kim departed the show in late June 2017 prior to the eighth season due to a salary dispute with CBS and he had been seeking pay equality with co-stars Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan, but CBS would not agree to it.
Daniel Dae Kim Good Doctor
Kim is an executive producer of ABC’s show, “The Good Doctor” who joined the show during its second season in the role of chief of surgery, Dr. Jackson Han.
Daniel Dae Kim Hellboy
Kim plays Ben Daimio in the 2019 film Hellboy.
Daniel Dae Kim Insurgent
He co-starred in The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the sequel to 2014’s Divergent where he played Jack Kang, the leader of the Candor faction.
Daniel Dae Kim Star Trek
Kim made a guest appearance in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager and then returned in a different role for three episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise’s third season.
Daniel Dae Kim Angel
Kim portrayed Gavin Park in Angel.
Daniel Dae Kim’s Net Worth
The actor has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Daniel Dae Kim Height
The Hell Boy actor stands at a height of 1.75 m.