“Start-Up” Child Actor Kim Kang Hoon Officially Signs With An Agency—9 Years After His Debut

He will be label-mates with Park Seo Joon!

Child actor Kim Kang Hoon has officially signed to his very first acting agency, 9 years after his debut.

Child actor Kim Kang Hoon | Awesome Entertainment

The child actor has blown away the nation with his natural acting abilities, as he steals the scene anytime he appears in a production. And maybe that’s why, but Kim Kang Hoon already boasts an incredible resume of hit productions, such as Mr. SunshineHotel Del LunaKingdom Season 2Start-UpWhen the Camellia BloomsMouse, and more.

Kim Kang Hoon in “Kingdom Season 2” | Netflix

With such an impressive background and solid acting skills, it’s no wonder that he continues to be cast in numerous upcoming works. However, in a recent report, it was revealed that Kim Kang Hoon has only just been signed to his first acting agency.

Younger Kim Kang Hoon.

Awesome Entertainment—home to some of South Korea’s top actors, such as Park Seo Joon, Kim Yoo Jung, Kim Do Han, Lee Hyun Woo, Yura, and more—recently shared that they have signed an exclusive contract with Kim Kang Hoon and asked for “interest and love” as they embark on a new journey with the child actor.

We signed an exclusive contract with Kim Kang Hoon. We are excited to start a new beginning with Kim Kang Hoon. We will do our best to support him so that he can partake in his activities with happiness. We ask that you watch the growth of actor Kim Kang Hoon with your warm interest and love.

— Awesome Entertainment

While this is exciting news, this came as a bit of a shock due to Kim Kang Hoon’s impressive 9-year career in the industry. As a child actor who already has extensive experience, many assumed that he would be signed to an agency, but Awesome Entertainment’s recent announcement said otherwise.


Younger Kim Kang Hoon.

Kim Kang Hoon has been acting for almost a decade long, but his role as Dong Baek in When the Camellia Blooms is what pushed him into the spotlight overnight. His amazing emotional acting that he portrayed almost every episode captivated viewers, as this very role earned him the nickname “acting genius.”

Kim Kang Hoon as Dong Baek in “When the Camellia Blooms” | KBS

Congratulations to Kim Kang Hoon and his exclusive contract with Awesome Entertainment! We can’t wait to see more of the child actor in the future.

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