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Kim Ji-soo professionally known as Ji Soo is a South Korean actor.
|Name||Kim Ji Soo|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
Kim Ji-soo was born on March 30, 1993 (age 29 years), Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea. In elementary school, Ji Soo was a judo athlete and competed at the national level before giving it up due to injuries. He was an actor trainee under JYP Entertainment in 2012.
Ji Soo is a student of Digital Seoul Culture Arts University, where he majors in Film.
Kim Ji Soo made his acting debut on stage in 2009 and consequently starred in several short films, including having a leading role in the Korean-Filipino independent film Seoul Mates. He first gained recognition in high school drama Angry Mom (2015).
Since then, he has starred in the television series Cheer Up! (2015), Page Turner (2016) and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016); as well as the film One Way Trip (2016).
In 2017, he co-starred in JTBC’s fantasy romance comedy Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, playing a passionate rookie police officer. He next starred in OCN’s crime drama Bad Guys 2.
In 2018, Kim Ji Soo was cast in JTBC’s drama special Ping Pong Ball, and Netflix’s youth romance drama My First First Love. In 2020, Ji Soo signed a contract with KeyEast.
In 2021, Ji Soo was approved to play the part of the male lead role in the Korean drama River Where the Moon Rises. The drama began airing on 15 February 2021 with the actor Ji Soo portraying the character role of On Dal. He starred in the drama for six aired episodes until reported school bullying and assault accusations were made against him, hence KBS replaced Ji Soo so he was from then on removed from the show. The role of On Dal was re-cast by actor Na In Woo, which then appeared from episode nine onward of the drama.
Actor Kim Ji Soo was announced to be enlisted for mandatory military service duties in October 2021, reports say that Ji Soo received mandatory military service duties summon in December 2020. After completing four weeks of basic military training, he was announced to carry out the rest of his services in the assigned social worker department.
On 6 July 2021, the legal representative of Ji Soo, law company Shin & Kim, revealed a new statement about the open-ended legal procedures of before-reported school bullying and assault allegations. In May 2021, the same representative has stated the actor has decided to take legal action against the people who made false accusations and spread false rumours.
“In March 2021, there were many blatant lies posted on the Internet including those accusing our client of sexual offence allegations. The man who wrote a post accusing our client has sexually assaulted his wife in the past has come forward and apologized, but the rest of the accusatory posts made their way around the web without any verification. Thus, our client has decided to take legal action against the circulators of false information to reveal the truth.
Recently, we were able to locate one of the writers of false accusatory posts thanks to search and seizure on IP addresses and more. The man turned out to be a soldier who recently enlisted. He admitted that everything he claimed in his post was false. He then sincerely apologized to our client with a handwritten letter and plead for his forgiveness given that his mother is currently battling cancer.
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Our client has dropped the aforementioned man from the lawsuit after considering both his and the perpetrator’s circumstances. However, most publishers are laying low after deleting their false accusatory posts. We will take strict legal action against these people. Meanwhile, the posts accusing him of school bullying were mostly untrue as well. Our client has sued them for libel. We are writing to notify the search warrant has been issued by the court and the investigations pertaining to the case is underway.”
Kim Ji Soo received surgery for acute osteomyelitis (inflammation of bone or bone marrow, usually due to infection) on 13 September 2016. On 27 September, he returned to filming Fantastic and was officially discharged from the hospital on 1 October.
He is part of a celebrity group of friends known as BYH48 which consists of EXO’s Suho, Ryu Jun-Yeol, Byun Yo-han, Lee Dong-Hwi and more. The name was coined by their fans, with BYH referring to Byun Yo-han – the group’s leader – and 48 is a parody of Japanese idol group AKB48. Ji Soo is also best friends with fellow actor Nam Joo-hyuk.
In a statement posted on an online forum by an anonymous person on March 2, 2021, Ji Soo was accused of being a bully during his school years. The following day, his agency, KeyEast, released a statement saying that “[they] are looking at this incident seriously and will do utmost to verify the facts.”
Following a series of similar accusations, Ji Soo posted a hand-written apology to his Instagram account on 4 March 2021. He stated:
“I would like to sincerely apologize to those who were hurt by me. I have absolutely no room for excuses for my actions in the past. They were unforgivable.
As I began acting, I was able to come this far due to the fact that I covered up my past, and as a result, received undeserving love and attention from the public.
But deep inside, I always held a sense of guilt in one part of my heart, and an irreversible regret haunted me anxiously. I was always pressed down by my dark past.
I now beg forgiveness to those who were undoubtedly deeply hurt for a long time, seeing me acting, and I will reflect on the unforgivable actions of my past and repent.
I feel miserable and guilty for inflicting so much damage on all of my fellow drama cast and crew members, the broadcasting station, and all those affiliated with the production, solely due to my own personal mistakes. I sincerely pray that the drama will not suffer any more damages.
Once again, I beg for forgiveness on my knees to all those who were hurt by me.”
It was later reported that Ji Soo would be replaced by actor Na In-woo in the television series River Where the Moon Rises. KeyEast issued a statement confirming Ji Soo’s activities will be halted prior to his military enlistment in October 2021. Turn out Ji Soo was innocent of the allegations.
Ji Soo is currently single and not married. His girlfriend or wife is unknown to the public as he is keeping it for some privacy sake to focus on building his career, at the right time, he promised to tell us who his girlfriend or wife is.
Ji Soo net worth
How much is Ji Soo worth? Ji Soo net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. His main source of income is from his acting career. Ji Soo successful acting has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the influential actors in South Korea.